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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 AMD 81X20005US

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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 AMD 81X20005US
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 AMD 81X20005US (IdeaPad Flex 5 14 Series)
Processor
AMD Ryzen 5 4500U 6 x 2.3 - 4 GHz, Renoir-U (Zen 2)
Memory
16 GB 
Display
14.00 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 157 PPI, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
SK hynix BC501 HFM256GDHTNG
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Released
05/01/2020
Weight
1.65 kg ( = 58.2 oz / 3.64 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 85% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 9 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14 AMD 81X20005US

What I hate about the Lenovo ideapad flex 5
Source: Ricks Tech English
After my wife has owned the Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5, 4500U with 16GB of Ram. these have been the issues that have happened on it during the last 12 months of ownership.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/29/2021
90% Lenovo Flex 5 (14") review: Ready to work hard and play not-so-hard
Source: Android Central English
While the 11th Generation Intel processors push the price higher than we'd like, it also means that this chipset and the RAM that accompanies it are ready for Windows 11 and years of faithful service. Just as the Flex 5 Chromebook handily won the title of Best Chromebook, the Lenovo Flex 5 (14") is coming for the crown among the Best Cheap Laptops.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/30/2021
Rating: Total score: 90%
85% Lenovo Flex 5 14 review: AMD Ryzen 4000 is a game-changer
Source: Neowin English Archive.org version
Sure, the Flex 5 isn't perfect. The display isn't nearly as bright as I'd like, although it's fine for regular indoor use. Also, the pen storage design is just not good. I don't want to call it terrible because there are worse ways of doing it, but it's annoying. You have to remove the pen just to press the power button or to plug in a peripheral. And the thing is, the pen is docked exactly when I want to plug in a peripheral, when I'm at my desk.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/27/2020
Rating: Total score: 85%
90% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14
Source: PC Mag English Archive.org version
Thanks to a brand-new AMD Ryzen processor, Lenovo's IdeaPad Flex 5 14 offers an extraordinary blend of performance and value for money, making it one of the best popularly priced 2-in-1 convertibles we've tested.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/26/2020
Rating: Total score: 90%
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 (AMD Ryzen) Review
Source: Mobile Tech Review English Archive.org version
The Flex 5 has a full HD IPS display and the latest AMD Ryzen 5 4500U and 7 4700U processors that are highly competitive with Intel’s offerings. The laptop has 360 degree hinges, a fingerprint scanner, backlit keyboard and a USB-C port and full size SD card slot. It competes with the HP Envy x360 13 and starts around $669.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/17/2020
Lenovo Flex 5 with AMD Ryzen 4000 unboxing and first impressions
Source: Neowin English Archive.org version
Unboxing Lenovo's Flex 5 14 with an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U, 16GB RAM, and 256GB of storage.
Hands-On, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/12/2020
Lenovo Flex 5 with AMD Ryzen 4500U Review - 2 in 1 Laptop / Tablet
Source: Lon.TV English Archive.org version
The Lenovo Flex 5 with AMD Ryzen 4500U is another great performing low cost laptop that can actually play some games too. This one is a two-in-one convertible that can double as a tablet.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/10/2020
Lenovo Flex 5 (14" Ryzen 4500U) - Unboxing, Impressions, Testing
Source: codeHusky - codeHusky English Archive.org version
In this video, I unbox, test, take a peek inside, and overall put the Lenovo Flex 5 through its paces. The clips are ordered in the way they appeared during the livestream, which was originally about 4h30m long.
Hands-On, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/03/2020

Foreign Reviews

75% Recenzja Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5-14 – konwertowalna niespodzianka z AMD Renoir w roli głównej
Source: Tabletowo Turkish PL→EN Archive.org version
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/23/2020
Rating: Total score: 75%

Comment

AMD Vega 6: Integrated graphics adapter of the Ryzen APUs based on the Vega architecture with 6 CUs (= 384 shaders) and a clock of up to 1,500 MHz.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


R5 4500U: An upper mid-range, hexa-core APU designed for use in thinner, lighter laptops. The Ryzen features Zen 2 CPU cores running at 2.3 GHz to 4.0 GHz along with the Vega 6 graphics adapter (6 x 64 = 384 unified shaders). The thread-doubling SMT technology is not enabled in the case of Ryzen 5 4500U.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


85%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

 

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Stefan Hinum, 2020-06- 8 (Update: 2020-06- 8)