Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i was released in late 2019 and has remained popular since amongst the latest laptops available in India. The design is good and Lenovo has made many changes and improvements in its Ideapad series.
The Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i is light and portable as suggested by its name with a premium design that features rounded edges, a metallic build, and weighs around 1.55kg. This laptop is a 15-inch one and is quite durable. Before we can get into the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i’s specification, let’s understand first what this laptop has to offer.
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Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i Design and display
The design of the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i is a premium one with an aluminum chassis providing more durability to the laptop. Being a 15-inch laptop, this Ideapad can be opened up to 180 degrees. The speakers are located above the keyboard which gives the sought sound experience by the user.
There is a USB-C Gen 1 along with two USB-A 3.1 Gen 1 ports that makes it possible for easy and fast connection options like quick data transfer, connecting external accessories like keyboard, mouse, and others. Other than that there is HDMI 1.4b, SD card reader, Bluetooth 5.1, Wi-Fi 6 for connectivity.
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As per the display is concerned, the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i has an IPS LCD display. The resolution of this laptop is 1920×1080 pixels along with a refresh rate of 60 Hertz (Hz) which is quite average. The brightness level can be maximized up to 300 nits. The device also delivers impressively accurate colors along with wide viewing angles.
Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i Performance and Battery
The Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i runs on Windows 10 Home that comes preloaded with Microsoft Office 2019. There are all the Microsoft tools needed to perform various office tasks as well as college tasks such as Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, among others.
The Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i comes with the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor, a 4-core CPU with 8-threads, and a Turbo frequency of 4.20 GHz. The RAM is 16GB along with 512GB for quick data transfer and other tasks. The laptop handles and performs photo, video, web management tools, running heavy software, web browsing, video streaming with ease.
The Ideapad Slim 5i also has an NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics card that lets users run many apps and software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro among others. This chip also lets users play games like Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Rocket League, Mud Runner, and Borderlands 2 on the Ideapad Slim 5i.
The Slim 5i also has strong battery life. This laptop is powered by a 57Wh battery that can give a long battery life of around 7 to 8 hours under heavy usage.
A noteworthy feature of the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i includes dual speakers Dolby audio that provides users with an impressive sound experience.
The price of the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i is INR 63,990. The price might vary depending on different online and offline stores and on the variations of the Lenovo Ideapad Slim 5i itself. Regardless, this laptop is a good one for both students as well as working professionals.
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