Lenovo Flex 14-inch 2-in-1 Convertible FHD Laptop, AMD Ryzen, Radeon Vega 8, 81SS0005US Review
Lenovo Flex 14-inch 2-in-1 Convertible FHD Laptop
Black Lenovo Flex (81SS0005US) is a stylish and modern convertible notebook with a 14-inch Full HD touchscreen display, a powerful AMD Ryzen processor along with a dedicated Radeon graphics card and long battery life. You’ll get an active digital pen included in the box for drawing or taking notes on the screen.
As Amazon’s Choice for “Lenovo Flex 14” it offers quite a bit in terms of power and functionality for the price level. AMD R Series Ryzen 5 3500U is a powerul high-end CPU at 2.1 GHz speed and with a Passmark benchmark score of 7874 and can handle any task you want on it, with the 8GB dual channel DDR4 SDRAM memory for multitasking power, 256GB NVMe Solid State Drive and the Windows 10 operating system.
You can recharge the lithium polymer battery up to 80% in about an hour with the quick recharge technology and go for up to 8 hours on full charge. With the integrated continuous virus protection on Windows 10, you can have a peace of mind. The TrueBlock privacy shutter feature lets you turn off the webcam when you don’t use it. With the long battery life you can be out and about all day, use your laptop for gaming, streaming and working for many hours without running out of battery. Onyx black Lenovo Flex 14 weighs 3.52 pounds and measures 12.91 x 9.02 x 0.7 inches. It is very versatile and functional in four different modes of tablet, stand, tent and laptop modes.
Flex 14 is suitable for complex tasks like photo and video editing and working on demanding software and apps. You get both the great multimedia performance and processing power. It can also be used for gaming purposes, with the high to mid-range dedicated graphics card. Connectivity options includean HDMI output, a USB 3.1 and USB-C ports, a 3.5mm combo audio jack, 802.11ac wireless, and a fingerprint reader. There is a single RAM slot soldered onto the board and you can’t really swap the existing one with a larger RAM if you wish.
You can mirror your Windows 10 screen to any TV or device that is compatible with the Bluecast standard. You can use a monitor when this laptop is folded in half but you can’t connect a second monitor as there is a single HDMI output. You may need to use an adapter- USB 3 to HDMI etc. that shall let you use a second monitor. It offers large viewing angles with the IPS panel. It has a very good quality build, is easy on the eyes, has a very clear and vibrant screen, works swiftly, is easy to type on, has fair sound quality, is portable and easy to move around, very slim and lightweight, has a back-lit keyboard, charges very quickly, is fast and responsive, comes with little junkware, and is a very good value laptop overall.