Our review for the Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR)
Original Slim and Light Blue 2-in-1 Laptop DesignLenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR) Convertible into a 14 inch HD IPS touch screen tablet that can be opened in 360 degrees. The versatile hybrid Ultrabook with its 9-hour battery life in Windows 11 is efficient in everyday use thanks to its 8GB of RAM and a Tiger Lake Quad Core i5 processor with Iris Xe graphics solution capable of powering modest games. This laptop also benefits from improved responsiveness thanks to fast 512GB SSD storage, backlit keyboard, fingerprint reader, and even USB-C connectivity and a Wi-Fi axe.
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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR) specifications
|screens)||14 inch Full HD LED IPS 45% NTSC Multitouch 10 Points 250 cd/m² 360° Aperture (1920 x 1080, Glossy)|
|Healer||Intel Core i5-1135G7 Ice Lake (2.4GHz, 4 Cores, TDP 15W)|
|Installed RAM (maximum)||8 GB DDR4 3200MHz|
|Graphics Card||Intel Iris Xe integrated into the processor|
|storage||512 GB M.2 SSD (NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4, 2280)|
|connectors||2 USB 3.0 (1 Always On) + 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1), HDMI 1.4b, SD|
|Network||Wi-Fi 6 Ax (2 x 2), Bluetooth 5.0|
|Windows Hello||Yes, via the fingerprint reader|
|Sound system||2 speakers (2 x 2 watts), Dolby Audio|
|Operating System||Windows 11 64 bit|
|Declared autonomy / battery||9 hours / Li-Polymer 52.5Whr|
|Weight / Dimensions (mm)||1.5kg/321.5 x 217.5 x 16.9-20.9mm|
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR) Against the Competition
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR) is currently shown at Upgrade in Lenovo France And it offers an interesting characterization/price for its category as it is the only one that adopts such an original color and works under Windows 11.
Chassis, Connectors, and Display for Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR)
It features an original design in its slim and light body in Abyss Blue that can be opened 360 degrees to transform into a tablet.
The screen is already decorated with multi-touch technology: by placing at least one finger on it, by pressing / gestures, you can interact with the system and the program.
In addition, since it is touchscreen, the screen is glossy, which indicates sensitivity to reflections in a bright environment (eg outside) but the colors are brought to life.
The screen is well suited for viewing high-definition content such as videos as it adopts Full HD definition linked to the 16:9 format. In addition, thanks to the IPS technology, the screen has large vertical and horizontal viewing angles. However, its colorimetry is classic, inferior to high-end IPS panels.
In addition, a biometric reader is integrated, you can authenticate yourself by means of fingerprint recognition via Windows Hello technology.
You can also light up the keys of the keyboard with gum buttons, which is very practical to better distinguish its keys when the ambient light is reduced.
In terms of connectivity, this Ultrabook 2-in-1 is well-equipped with its own USB-C port, a handy HDMI video output to easily connect to a TV or monitor, and Wi-Fi ax wireless modules (Newer and more efficient than Wi-Fi ac), Bluetooth 5.0 for remote connections and communications, and its audio port as well as two USB 3.0 ports (compatible with USB 2.0) ensure transfers up to 10 times faster than USB 2.0 if USB 3.0 peripherals are connected.
Performance and independence of Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR)
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14ITL05 (82HS0166FR) is a slim, lightweight HD laptop with an original blue design convertible into a tablet designed for everyday versatile use.
Easy to Carry Light, compact and thin, this versatile Ultrabook will interest nomads as it is capable of operating for approximately 9 hours on battery in light use.
To do this, it relies on energy-saving components such as SSD storage. Because SSD consumes less power than hard disk while silent, and much more powerful and faster.
As a result, the SSD ensures much better responsiveness and fluidity than a simple hard drive, which especially means faster startup / stop, faster processing and program launch, or even faster access to cards. Online games.
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Despite the lack of a dedicated graphics card, it is possible to view photos and videos but also immerse yourself in mediocre games, thanks to the Iris Xe graphics solution (which we tested) built into the processor.
This is a low-power Intel Tiger Lake quad-core i5-1135G7 processor that offers good overall performance that will suit many users, as well as 8GB of RAM.
Obviously, if the 512GB capacity turns out to be too narrow, it’s possible to rely on external storage like a USB-C/USB 3.0 device for fast transfers.