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Lenovo IP Flex 5 Chrome 14IAU7 Plus

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Lenovo IP Flex 5 Chrome 14IAU7 Plus
Lenovo IP Flex 5 Chrome 14IAU7 Plus
Processor
Intel Core i3-1315U 6 x 0.9 - 4.5 GHz, Raptor Lake-U
Memory
8 GB 
, DDR4-4266
Display
14.00 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 162 PPI, Capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
Connections
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 USB 3.1 Gen2, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), Audio Connections: 3.5mm, Card Reader: microSD
Networking
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 19.8 x 315.5 x 229 ( = 0.78 x 12.42 x 9.02 in)
Battery
51 Wh
Operating System
Google Chrome OS
Camera
Webcam: Yes
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet
Weight
1.58 kg ( = 55.73 oz / 3.48 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)

 

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Average Score: 84.6% - good
Average of 5 scores (from 10 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo IP Flex 5 Chrome 14IAU7 Plus

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus (2023) Review
Source: USA Today English
Lenovo’s contribution to the new Chromebook Plus line didn’t blow us out of the water in every category, but it didn’t need to. For $499 (or less, thanks to frequent online sales), this 2-in-1 offers sufficient performance and versatility to make its price worth it. Its quality build, powerful CPU, and decent battery life make it a good choice for most people on a budget—as long as they’re okay with using ChromeOS and they’re mindful of the laptop’s toasty chassis. Though the CPU and memory performance we saw with the Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook Plus was impressive, its pleasant touchscreen pushed us to recommend the device overall. If you don’t think you’d get much use out of the touchscreen, you might appreciate Acer’s Chromebook Vero 514, a sustainably-made ChromeOS clamshell with similar CPU performance, a longer battery life, and better storage read/write speeds.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/08/2023
80% Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook Plus review: well-rounded and capable [VIDEO]
Source: Chrome Unboxed English
And I think that’s the takeaway. Yes, some Chromebook Plus models are better than others, and this one is one of the best I think. But all of them are great at the main Chromebook stuff, and that’s where Google has done something quite good with this entire Chromebook Plus thing. We still have other models to review, but I feel like I’ll be saying a lot of the same stuff, and that’s a good thing. Now, you just have to decide what size or form factor you want, and you can know if it is Chromebook Plus, it’s probably pretty good.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/30/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
93% Lenovo Chromebook Plus IdeaPad Flex 5 review
Source: Tech Advisor English
In 2021, I named that year’s edition of the Idepad Flex 5 the best Chromebook of the year. And now its once again holding that title at the end of 2023. It’s not 100% flawless, but not laptop is for this price. In short, this is a well-built, modern and complete Chromebook that delivers a lot of functionality for the money. With the right hardware, it lets you take advantage of all the possibilities of the platform in an excellent way.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 93%
90% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus may just be my new favorite Chrome OS machine
Source: Android Authority English
If you’re looking for a great web-based productivity machine that can double as a makeshift Chromebook tablet, you can’t go wrong with the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i. Yes, there are Chromebooks out there with even more power on paper, but the actual performance is so close I sincerely think this might just be the sweet spot for Chromebook specs. Not only does it run nearly as well as Chromebooks that cost hundreds more, but it even gives many Windows machines a run for their money — as long as you understand that you’ll be limited to web-based apps and Google Play apps out of the box.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/19/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
I went hands-on with a Chromebook Plus to find out what a Plus can do for you
Source: Android Authority English
As far as upcoming software is concerned, the good news is that all Google-powered AI features will be free on Chromebook Plus models. You’ll have to pay extra for Adobe’s web-based Photoshop and Express features, but you get a three-month trial before you have to pony up the cash, which should be more than enough time to decide whether you need Firefly in your day-to-day workflow. If you’ve been waiting for a chance to upgrade your Chromebook, the Chromebook Plus lineup offers plenty of reasons to switch. It’s still based on the Chrome OS that you know and love, but the upgraded hardware and upcoming software add a little extra punch when you need to be productive. Maybe the best part is that certain Chromebook Plus models start at just $399 — not a bad price for Google’s generative AI.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/30/2023
80% Lenovo Flex 5i Chromebook Plus Review
Source: PC Mag English
If you want a capable laptop that costs less than premium Chromebooks (or bargain Windows notebooks), the new Chromebook Plus line is the way to go. The Lenovo Flex 5i is the only convertible Chromebook Plus we've had the pleasure to test, but it elevates the experience to such a degree to become an obvious choice for 2-in-1 Chromebook shoppers. It delivers compelling features, a versatile design, and excellent performance for under $500. Its battery life is just fine rather than lengthy, and we wish Lenovo had provided a standard pen, but these are reasonable concessions for such a capable and affordable ChromeOS hybrid. The overall package presents a well-balanced combination of features and makes the Flex 5i our favorite Chromebook for 2-in-1 buyers on a budget.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/25/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%
Lenovo's latest IdeaPad Flex 5i laptop is the best Chromebook for most people
Source: Engadget English
Lenovo’s IdeaPad Flex 5i is one of the first round of Chromebook Plus laptops, a new designation Google gives devices that meet minimum spec requirements. That doesn’t mean they’re overly expensive, though — Lenovo’s Chromebook Plus costs $500. For that cash, you’ll get a well-built Chromebook with a great screen and enough power for most people.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/23/2023
Lenovo Ideapad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus Review - 2 in 1 Laptop/Tablet
Source: Engadget English
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/13/2023
What is a Chromebook Plus? How is it different from a regular Chromebook?
Source: Lon.TV English
Comparison, online available, Very Long, Date: 10/10/2023
80% Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus review
Source: Laptop Mag English
Google and its OEM partners like Lenovo are changing the affordable laptop landscape with devices like the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus and leveraging the potency of Google's AI-enhanced ChromeOS to pack a great deal of performance into a sub-$ $500 device. During my short time with the IdeaPad Flex 5i, I pushed documents, edited mixed media, and gamed till I needed a nap. If you're a young content creator on a budget or a small business owner, you could achieve a lot with a Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus and save money to purchase other things you need to further yourselves. Yes, it's at its best when connected to the internet, but how often are you not? We’re getting a small peek into the future of Chromebooks, and the future looks terrific, and so do the savings. This Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook Plus is an affordable option consumers should take seriously.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/08/2023
Rating: Total score: 80%

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 64EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Alder Lake SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture (Xe) with 64 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. 

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.


i3-1315U: Raptor Lake-U based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 4 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 8 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.5 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.» 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.


84.6%: This rating is slightly above average, there are somewhat more devices with worse ratings. However, clear purchase recommendations look different.


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