Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i 15IIL05-81YK003SHH
Reviews for the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i 15IIL05-81YK003SHH
At under Php 60k, Lenovo managed to offer a laptop that has the latest CPU and GPU that can suit practically all kinds of yuppies who need to get work done while on the go. While there are compromises to the IdeaPad 5i—like the below-average battery life and a so-so display—it is hard to find any sub-Php 60k notebook right now that packs both a Core i7 Ice Lake processor and an MX350 discrete GPU.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2020
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i is a highly capable sub PHP 60K laptop that is ideal for those who are looking for a daily workhorse and a multimedia companion. Its Dolby Audio-powered speakers, 14-inch FHD+ display, latest 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, 512GB of SSD, dedicated NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics card, and exclusive programs including the Microsoft Office Home and Student lifetime license made this laptop a good choice for those who need a faster device upgrade for school and work. Should you want another Intel-based laptop with a bigger display, RAM, and is more ideal for content creators, you may choose its other sibling, IdeaPad Flex 5i. However, it costs more than PHP 4,995 than the regular Slim 5i.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/16/2020
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1-14AST A6-9220E comes in a thin and lightweight design with minimal frames around the display and in many colour variations, each of which chooses a colour that suits it. It also provides enough power to run all the applications users need, and long battery life for use on the go. Slim 1 is modern, slim and sleek, so the surrounding users will envy it. In addition, it is available in multiple colours, each of which chooses the one that fits its style. Lenovo Slim 1 is a pleasure to carry. With a weight of just 1.4 kg, users can take it anywhere without uttering it. In addition, the slim design ensures that it does not take up much space in their bag. IdeaPad Slim 1 hides the AMD A6 processor at up to 2.4 GHz, with which users can do everything swiftly from web browsing to movie watching then to word processing. As for other hardware, it has a 4 GB RAM, AMD Radeon R4 graphics processor and a 64 GB flash storage. Operating system-wise, it comes with Windows 10 S and it includes a 12-month subscription of Microsoft Office 365 Personal.
The 14-inch display provides 16:9 anti-glare Full HD resolution so users don't miss anything. The thin frames around the screen look stylish and won't distract. Besides that, it is also designed with a 2-sided narrow bezel to give more viewing area and less clutter. The 220 nits brightness makes it ideal to work under environmental lightings. For audio, the Dolby Audio delivers crystal-clear sound whether users are watching a video or streaming music. With the built-in dual stereo speaker, they are sure to love what they hear on the IdeaPad Slim 1 for watching favourite movies, series and listening to music. The Slim 1 lasts up to 8 hours on a single charge thanks to the 2-cell battery of 35 Wh, so users can work on it during a long commute journey, use it in lessons or anywhere else without plugging in. As a conclusion, the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 1-14AST A6-9220E is a light and slim laptop with decent performance. If a user is looking for an on-the-go laptop, IdeaPad S150 is one of the best choices. With plenty of battery life, they could carry IdeaPad S150 anywhere to do more.
NVIDIA GeForce MX350: Successor of the MX250 and most likely a renamed GeForce GTX 1050 based on the Pascal GP107 chip with 640 shaders and a 64 Bit memory bus for GDDR5.
With these GPUs you are able to play modern and demanding games fluently at medium detail settings and HD resolution.
i7-1065G7: Ice Lake based low power quad-core processor for thin and light laptops. The four cores clock between 1.3 - 3.9 GHz and should offer 18% more IPC (instructions per clock) than the previous generations (and therefore partly close the clock speed gap). Produced in 10nm at Intel.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
15-16 inch is a standard display size for laptops and offers the biggest variety of products.» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
This weight is typical for very big tablets, subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 11-13 inch display-diagonal.
Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.
In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.
From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.