With more and more companies switching to remote work over office, hybrid work lifestyles are taking over. The best way to match up to those requirements is to ensure that the consumers have enough power and accessibility in their device to enable them to get work done from anywhere in the world.
Lenovo has thus recently introduced new additions to the IdeaPad Chromebook series with affordable and highly productive devices, including the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook and IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook to revolutionize remote working.
IdeaPad 5i Chromebook
The first device of the two is the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook, featuring a stunning dual-tone design with a narrow bezel design to promote superior productivity and efficiency of hybrid work. Not just for the business professionals, this affordable productivity device is also ideal for students to get their hands on.
If you are a professional who heavily relies on the cloud-based Chrome OS ecosystem for efficiency and light computing, this is your device. From enabling you to have the maximum entertainment with streaming platforms to enjoying your schoolwork, this device takes care of all your needs.
As for the visuals, the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook is equipped with a compact 14” IPS touchscreen display with 300 nits brightness. It also comes with the amazing user-facing stereo speaker system with a built-in amplifier for uninterrupted audio communication.
Coming to the performance of the device, it is powered by the latest 11th Gen Intel Core i5 processor for unmatched efficiency like no other. Not just that, the 512GB SSD of storage enables faster bootup and storage like nothing in the same price range.
The front of the device is integrated with a stunning LED lightbar that indicates when the battery if about to run out. With a single full charge, the device should easily last up to 10 hours. Also, the backlit keyboard is optional but gives the device a premium look and feel.
Also, if you are worried about the connectivity and configuration, you don’t have to anymore. Not only does it support Wi-Fi 6, the device is backed with all the latest I/O ports like USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port and USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C port for superior connectivity options.
IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook
Lenovo has also introduced a convertible device to the new range with the IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook. It is available in two different color options – Abyss Blue and Iron Grey. Aside from the sleek and stylish design, it is the flexible 360-degree rotatable hinge that makes this device an option worth considering.
As for the display, the device is equipped with a compact and functional 13.3” FHD IPS LCD touchscreen display with 250 nits brightness and narrow bezels. The device weighs 1.3 kgs, enabling you to carry it around with ease.
The IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook is powered by the latest 11th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, enabling you to stream your favorite shows, get your projects done and enjoy smoother and uninterrupted performance and productivity like never before.
This convertible laptop also features the latest Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity with up to 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD of storage. Also, the device can run up to 10 hours on a single full charge, which is more than enough for your needs.
The device is also backed with an optional Lenovo Digital Pen that you can purchase if you are an artist or illustrator that needs to make the most out of the device.
Pricing and Availability
The IdeaPad 5i Chromebook, alternatively titled as the Lenovo 5i-14 Chromebook in North America will be available from July, 2021 at a starting price of €399.
The IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook, alternatively titled as the Lenovo Flex 5i-13 Chromebook in North America will also be available from July, 2021 at a starting price of €399 .