Global tech manufacturer Lenovo has recently introduced its two mid-range laptops – IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (2022) and ThinkBook 16p (Gen 3). Both the laptops are equipped with latest technologies.
The ThinkBook 16p (Gen 3) comes with up to AMD Ryzen 9 H-Series processors, coupled with up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM, and up to 2TB of PCle Gen 4 SSD. It gets an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU graphics. The laptop sports a 16-inch IPS display with 2.5K resolution and 60Hz refresh rate. On the other hand, The IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (2022) features Intel Core i3-1215U and Intel Pentium 8505 processor options.
Speaking of technical specifications the Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (2022) runs on ChromeOS and sports a 16-inch LCD display with full-HD resolution, 45 percent NTSC, and 60Hz refresh rate. Another available option is a 16-inch LCD display with 2.5K resolution, 100 percent sRGB, and 120Hz refresh rate. Both the display options offer 16:10 aspect ratio. The laptop comes with Intel Core i3-1215U and Intel Pentium 8505 processor options as well.
As of storage the device offers 4GB and 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and 256GB and 512GB SSD options along with a dual 2W stereo speaker setup by MaxxAudio and a 1080p full-HD resolution webcam for video conferences. With a 180-degree hinge, the laptop offers battery backup of up to 12 hours on a single charge.
On connectivity front, the device offers microSD card slot, two USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 ports, two USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 1 ports, one combo audio jack, and a Kensington Nano-Security slot. It also features Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth v5.0 combo with Wi-Fi card and measures 356.5 x 253 x 19.95mm, and weighs about 1.86kg, as per Lenovo.
Lenovo ThinkBook 16p runs on Windows 11 and sports a 16-inch IPS display with 60Hz refresh rate and 400 nits peak brightness. It measures 354.6 x 252 x 19.5mm, and weighs about 1.99kg.
A user can choose an option for a 16-inch IPS display with 165Hz refresh rate and 500 nits of peak brightness. Both the options feature 2.5K resolution, 100 percent sRGB coverage, TUV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification, TUV EyeSafe certification, Dolby Vision support and X-Rite Pantone Color Calibration certification.
Powered by up to AMD Ryzen 9 6000 H-Series processors, which can be coupled with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3060 GPU and up to 32GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 RAM the device supports up to 1TB of dual SSD storage along with a full-HD resolution RGB webcam, and an optional full-HD resolution IR webcam for video conferences.
For security, the Lenovo ThinkBook 16p (Gen 3) gets a fingerprint scanner as well.
Speaking of connectivity, the Lenovo ThinkBook 16p (Gen 3) features a HDMI 2.1 port, a USB Type-C port, a USB 4 port, two USB Type-A 3.2 Gen 2 ports, one 3.5mm audio jack, and a microSD card reader along with Bluetooth v5.0 and up to Wi-Fi 6 connectivity.
The laptop is packed with a 71Whr battery and a 230W charging adapter.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Chromebook is priced roughly for ₹43,800 and is expected to be available in early September in Storm Grey colour. The Lenovo ThinkBook 16p (Gen 3) on the other hand is priced roughly for ₹1,59,500 and is available in selected markets in Mineral Grey colour option
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