LENOVO FLEX 5 15 2 in 1 Laptop Review & TearDown – Best Budget Laptop
Starting at just four point. Four pounds of flex 5 2 in 1 laptop is designed to go wherever life takes you. While this precision cut edges, offer a clean and modern look finished in sleek aluminum, the flex 5 is available in onyx black color. What sets flex 5, apart from the competition and thanks to a durable 360 degree, hinges you can easily flip it into a tablet mode to browse the web or stream a TV show in a tent mode. With this much flexibility, you always find your perfect viewing angle, flex, 5 features 2, USB 3.1 ports, one USB 3.1 type c port, headphone jack HDMI port and a fingerprint reader flex. 5 comes with 720p resolution camera with built in microphone and a true block privacy. Shutter less you close the webcam while not in use the display has bezel x’ 20 percent smaller than the previous models and flex 515 is available in 15.6 inch screen size. Our unit came with 15.6 inch touch screen with optional digital pen. Support Full HD resolution. Lets you view content in vibrant clarity and LED backlighting provides a thinner, more efficient screen. Visuals are handled by integrated intel, UHD graphic 620. The display also has multi touch support, so you can use 10 point touch gestures. You can also output to an external display via HDMI, watching YouTube or Netflix. 4K content looks really good, and this display works well in low light conditions too, as the brightness can be lowered to minimum and use in the dark environments, meaning less strain on your eyes.
The flex 5 keyboard is good for longer typing experience. It does not quite reach the quality of the little boot ink pads. The pressure point is only slightly noticeable and feedback of the key is a bit stiff. On the other hand, the key sides and arrangements are very good, and our unit came with an optional backlight keyboard in the performance section of our Lenovo flexes cook, with H, an Intel Core i5 processor. This processor is based on whiskey Lake Architecture and is well suited for use in slim notebooks. With this fourth course, the CPU is able to operate up to 8 threads simultaneously with the clock speed, ranging between 1.6 and 3.4 gigahertz. Our unit scored 1440 points in Cinebench multi thread CPU performance test running at 1.8 gigahertz, which is on par with Intel’s, Core i7 485 0hq cpu running at 2.3 gigahertz and in cpu z, benchmark laptop CPUs, scored 2160 points in multi thread and 422 points in single Thread in the storage solution, Lenovo flex 515 offers excellent, read and write rates that are well over average. Our unit scored 27 hundred megabits per second read and 1500 megabits per second write in SSD benchmark thanks to its PCI Express 256 GB nvme SSD. If 256gb SSD isn’t big enough, you have an option to upgrade to a bigger drive or add an additional second hard drive with an available onboard SATA connection in the graphics laptop is powered by Intel. Uhd 620 graphics provides everyday image.
Quality for internet usage, basic photo, editing and casual gaming, but lenovo offers nvidia graphics variant, which is more suitable for gaming. Lenovo flex, 5 comes with Intel, Canon AC, 9, 5, 6, 0, 8 or 2.11 AC wireless card, which supports both 2.4 gigahertz and 5 gigahertz. Dual band with a max speed of one point: seven three gigabits per second, the laptop motherboard supports MDOT two wireless card form factor, so you have an option to upgrade or replace your wireless card. If you want in the future, when it comes to audio the lenovo flex, 5 can produce enough sound to fill a medium sized conference room to 2 watt speakers with Dolby audio lets. You listen to your media out loud. Please listen to the following example: Music. As for the battery, Lenovo has equipped the Flex 515 with a capacious 55 watt hour unit. The 55 watt hour battery can produce eight hours of runtime according to Lenovo, which is plenty love for daily usage or students for on campus projects or taking notes during classes. Laptop comes with MacBook Pro style power supply capable of charging 80 in one hour due to its rapid charge technology. When it comes to upgrade ability, you can access the laptop motherboard by removing the Torx screws, also known as star head screws. The laptop also comes with Bluetooth: 5 technology enabled Wireless pairing with enabled devices such as printers headphone and cameras in the CPU cooling department. We have single heat, pipe with heat sink and a single fan.
Also, the laptops ram is upgradable. You can access the RAM by removing the metal cover plate, but, unfortunately laptops second dim slot is not accessible from the back of the motherboard or we hope there’s. A second dim slot, even though cpu z conform laptop, has two DIMM slots, but we were not able to locate to conform or die. Lenovo has been taking giant steps in the right direction. Also, lenovo offers different spec options for processors, 2, graphics to build the best laptop according to your needs, there’s a big potential for this laptop to be the best budget laptop of 2019.