Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 81X1004RUS is a touch screen 14 inch laptop. This is a 2-in-1 convertible laptop that comes with an Intel Core i5 and is intended to work with simple, basic daily computing tasks.
Offered with a price of $663.72, when this writing, this laptop could be a good option for small business persons and college students.
Inside this IdeaPad Flex 5, Lenovo installs a 10 generation Intel Core i5-1035G. This is a power-efficient processor with 4 cores and 8 threads, frequency between 1.00GHz – 3.60GHz, 6MB L3 cache, Intel HD Graphics, and a line of advanced tech.
The system memory is an 8GB DDR4 SDRAM and the storage space is a 128GB SSD.
The hardware inside ensures that the IdeaPad 81X1004RUS can smoothly handle simple, basic computing tasks such as browsing the internet, working with MS Office apps, watching videos or TV online, basic photo editing, and similar. Demanding tasks such as video editing, graphics design, and similar will be difficult to run on this laptop. All of those will run slower.
So does with the demanding games, even those will run stutter. This laptop is suitable for light games only.
The display on this touch screen 14 inch laptop is touch-enable with a size of 14-inch. It is a Full HD level with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:9. This screen features IPS tech as well.
As a convertible laptop, the hinges on IdeaPad Flex 5 can rotate up to 36o degrees. So the device can be used in several ways, one of them is as a tablet.
The interface options are standard and not many but useful for day to day activities. Starting from the left side, there sits the HDMI port, USB Type-C port, and combo audio jack. Meanwhile, two USB Type-A port and the card reader lays on the other side.
As for networking, this IdeaPad Flex 5 utilizes 802.11 ax 2×2 WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 4.2.
With a 3-Cell 52.5Wh Lithium-ion battery inside, this Lenovo IdeaPad has a weight of 3.63 lbs, a nice device to carry everywhere, right? Moreover, the dimension is 12.66 x 8.56 x 0.82 inches, not too big. It will be easily slipped into your bag or backpack and won’t make you feel heavy.
About the battery, there is no information related to its durability. However, compared to other laptops that have almost similar specs, we can expect that it will last up to 8-10 hours, depending on the usage and condition of the laptop.
The touch screen 14 inch laptop, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 81X1004RUS, is obviously a great laptop for handling simple, basic day to day computing tasks. Browsing the internet, working with MS Office apps, watching videos or TV online, basic photo editing, as well as light gaming will run well on this laptop. But do not force it with the demanding ones, it won’t work.
This laptop is suitable for most people, especially small business persons and college students. Moreover, it is offered at an affordable price.
Touch Screen 14 inch Laptop
Summary of Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 81X1004RUS
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1035G/Quad-Core/1.00GHz – 3.60GHz/6MB|
|RAM||8GB DDR4 SDRAM|
|Graphics Processor||Integrated Intel UHD Graphics|
|Display||14-inch Full HD 1920 x 1080 16:9 Touchscreen IPS display|
|I/O Options||2 x USB Type-A port
1 x USB Type-C port
1 x HDMI port
1 x Combo audio jack
1 x Card reader lays on the other side
|Networking||802.11 ax 2×2 WiFi 6
|Battery||3-Cell 52.5Wh Lithium-ion battery|
|Dimensions||12.66 x 8.56 x 0.82 inches|