Lenovo has announced new updates to their IdeaPad series of laptops, with three new devices – IdeaPad 5i Pro, IdeaPad 5 Pro and the IdeaPad 5G. The IdeaPad 5i Pro is powered by 11th Gen Intel Core CPUs while the IdeaPad 5 Pro is powered AMD’s next-gen Ryzen mobile processors. The IdeaPad 5G on the other hand is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform.
The IdeaPad 5G is designed to be an always connected laptop, with its Snapdragon X55 Modem-RF system, that is part of the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G. The laptop features a 14-inch FullHD IPS display with a peak brightness of 300 nits and colour gamut of 100% sRGB. For memory, it comes with 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB of PCIe SSD storage.
Both the IdeaPad 5i Pro and IdeaPad 5 Pro come in 14-inch and 16-inch sizes, with an all-metal chassis build. The laptops have a 16:10 high resolution display with a 100% sRGB colour gamut and a screen-to-body ratio of 90%. The 14-inch models will support up to 90Hz refresh rate, while the 16-inch models will support up to 120Hz.
The laptops are lightweight, 1.45Kgs for the 14-inch model, 2Kgs for the 16-inch model, and they have IR sensors for Windows Hello along with support for attention-sensing software from Glance by Mirametrix. They have multiple modes for performance which can switched through by pressing Fn+Q, and pressing Fn+R can toggle between different refresh rates for the display.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Pro can be configured with up to the 11th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, up to NVIDIA MX450 GPU, up to 16GB DDR4 of memory, and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD for storage. The IdeaPad 5 Pro will offer next-gen AMD Ryzen Mobile Processors, up to the next-gen NVIDIA GeForce RTX Laptop GPUs, up to 32GB DDR4 of memory and up to 1TB M.2 PCIe SSD of storage.
Lenovo also announced two new consumer IPS monitors – the L24i-30 and L27e-30. They feature advanced anti-glare and Eye Comfort technology certified by TUV Rheinland, and they support AMD FreeSync technology for 75Hz panel.
The 14-inch IdeaPad 5G is expected to be available in select markets soon, the 16-inch IdeaPad 5 Pro laptop start at $1149.99 (Approx. Rs. 84,308) and is expected to be available starting May 2021. The 14-inch IdeaPad 5 Pro will be available in EMEA in March 2021 and will start at €799.00 (Approx. Rs. 71,760).
The 16-inch IdeaPad 5i Pro laptop will be available in EMEA starting March 2021 and will start at €899 (Approx. Rs. 80,741), and the 14-inch model will be available in EMEA in March 2021 and will start at €699 (Approx. Rs. 62,779).
The Lenovo L27e-30 Monitor will start at $189.99 (Approx. Rs. 13,928) and is expected to be available starting March 2021, and the Lenovo L24i-30 Monitor will start at $159.99 (Approx. Rs. 11,729) and also is expected to be available starting March 2021.