Chinese technology company Lenovo has announced the launch of two new Chromebooks: IdeaPad 5i and Flex 5i. The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Chromebook comes at EUR 399 (about Rs 35,400). The laptop comes in two colour options: Sand and Storm Grey. The device will be available from July in the European markets. The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook also comes at a starting price of EUR 399 but in Abyss Blue and Iron Grey colour options. It will be available from this month. The India launch of the devices has not been announced yet and the new Chroembooks may come to the country at a later date.The low-priced laptops are aimed at students and for general laptop usage.
The Ideapad 5i sports a 14-inch full HD IPS display. Both the Ideapad and Flex Chromebooks come with up to Intel Core i5-1135G7 processors and run Chrome OS. The device comes with up to 8GB LPDDR4 RAM and has a maximum of 512GB SSD.
The Flex 5i is the smaller and the lighter of the two and features a 13.3-inch full HD IPS display. It offers a single option of 8GB LPDDR4X RAM and 512GB SSD.
New ThinkPad laptops
The company also announced new ThinkPad laptops which include the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Extreme Gen 4, ThinkPad L13 Gen 2 and the ThinkPad L13 Yoga Gen 2. The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 features a 16-inch display with up to UHD or 4K resolution. It is powered by an Intel Corei9 H-series vPro processor and an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 GPU, plus 16GB of VRAM. The device can be upgraded to a maximum of 64GB OF DDR4 RAM and can accommodate up to 2TB PCle Gen 4 SSD.