Lenovo Chromebook 13″ FHD 2-in-1 Flex 5, Intel i3-10110U, 82B80006UX Review

Lenovo Chromebook 13″ FHD 2-in-1 Flex 5, 82B80006UX  

Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13-inch Laptop, 82B80006UX

Graphite grey Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 (82B80006UX) is a 13″ 2-in-1 laptop with a Full HD resolution touchscreen display, tenth generation Intel Core i3-10110U processor, Chrome operating system, Intel UHD 620 built-in graphics and modern connectivity options.

It has an average customer rating of 4.4 out of 5 stars by 65 user at the moment. You will experience decent mid-range power and performance from the tenth generation dual core ultra low voltage Intel i3-10110U processor (4MB cache, 2 cores and 4 threads) at 2.1GHz up to 4.1Ghz with the turbo boost function. This last quarter of 2019 release modern CPU has a PassMark benchmark score of 4211 at the moment and the typical Thermal Design Power is 15 watts.

You can expect up to 10 hours of battery life on this compact laptop (based on the results of the PLT- power load test). 64GB eMMC flash drive does not offer a lot of storage space but is faster than the regular HDD drive. And you can always use an external storage via a USB port and rely more on Cloud storage to access your files wherever there is internet access. Chrome operating system updates itself automatically every six weeks to protect you from any virus attacks. And the verified boot process seeks any malicious changes that could potentially put your data at risk.

Having the keyboard, touchpad and touchscreen on this Chromebook makes it much more interactive. You can also use a mouse or get the Lenovo Stylus pen to click, drag, write directly on the display. Universal stylus can be used on the Flex 5 and is compatible with a USI protocol, Google certified active pen. The slim and lightweight 360-degree rotating convertible laptop has the narrow bezels and offers great visuals on its 13-inch display. The 13″ anti-glare LED-backlit Full HD display has the 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution and 250 nits of brightness. You get clearer and crisper picture with details and vibrant colors and narrow bezels that prevent clutter on screen.

The two x 2W stereo speakers on both sides of the keyboard, facing the user add to the immersive experience. It is just like using a Chrome browser with your personal Google account and you will have access to different files, music, videos and more stored on the Cloud. Connectivity options include the latest WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, a Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 13-inch LaptopUSB Type-A port, 2 x USB Type-C ports, a headphone/microphone combo, a Media Card Reader and an HDMI output. The backlighting on the keyboard is good for typing in the dark or the dim light with its comfortable keys.

Graphite grey Lenovo Chromebook Flex 5 weighs 2.97 pounds and measures 12.2 x 8.43 x 0.67 inches- it is very compact and lightweight especially for when you’re out and about. You can use this 2-in-1 convertible laptop in different modes, including laptop, tent, stand and tablet modes. Chromebooks have an expiration date by which Google stops supporting the laptop. You get 6.5 years of auto-update support with the purchase of a new Chromebook. Please note that this is not a fanless device but comes with an internal fan for cooling. This Chromebook is suitable for school, home, work or entertainment and offers you an immersive experience.

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