Lenovo Flex 5 15 (1570) 2-in-1 15.6″ Touch Laptop (FHD / UHD, Intel i3 / i5 / i7, Optional Nvidia 940MX)
The Lenovo Flex 5 15, sometimes also listed as Flex 5 1570, is a 15.6-inch convertible 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop PC with 360-degree display hinges. It’s a kind of a mainstream 2-in-1 Windows 10 notebook, as opposed to the high-end Lenovo Yoga 720 with powerful quad-core processors and fast Nvidia 1050 video card. However, the Flex 5 15 also has some attractive selling points like Full HD or optional Ultra HD IPS display, optional solid state drive storage, optional Nvidia 940MX lower-mid-range graphics, optional active digitizer pen and accompanying screen technology, and keyboard backlight.
The available processor options of the Flex 5 15 1570 are the widely used 7th Generation Intel Core i3-7100U, i5-7200U, and i7-7500U, all with dual CPU cores and Intel HD 620 integrated graphics. These chips are all excellent choices for the daily computing tasks, while some more demanding professionals might need power of the quad-core Intel Core series chips. If you’re not satisfied with basic performance of the Intel HD 620 graphics, you can choose a configuration with the Nvidia 940MX 2GB card. The notebook offers well-sized system memory of 8 or 16 Gigabytes. Data storage options are robust, too. Besides the standard 1-Terabyte hard drive, you can get 256 or 512 GB of fast solid state drive storage, as well as both 1TB HDD and 512GB SSD combined.
Here’s a quick comparison of the Lenovo Flex 5 15 (1570) configurations available on the official Lenovo store:
|Lenovo Flex 5 15 1570 Model||Display||CPU||Graphics||RAM||Storage||Color||Price*|
|80XB000QUS||FHD||i3-7100U||Intel HD 620||8GB||1TB HDD||Silver||$629|
|80XB000TUS||FHD||i5-7200U||Intel HD 620||8GB||256GB||Grey||$749|
|80XB000SUS with Pen||FHD||i7-7500U||Intel HD 620||8GB||256GB||Grey||$849|
|80XB0013US||FHD||i7-7500U||Intel HD 620||8GB||1TB HDD||Silver||$929|
|80XB000RUS||FHD||i7-7500U||Intel HD 620||8GB||512GB SSD||Grey||$999|
|80XB000KUS||UHD||i7-7500U||Nvidia 940MX||16GB||1TB + 512GB SSD||Silver||$1,299|
*Prices as of 19/09/2017
The 2-in-1 PC has stereo speakers and a 720p web-chat camera. Furthermore, there are 802.11AC wireless, Bluetooth, two standard-size USB 3.0 ports and a compact USB-C port, HDMI video out, a combo mic / headphones jack, and a multi-format media card reader. A nice perk is the notebook’s built-in fingerprint reader for easier log-ins and better security.
The battery capacity of 52.5 WHr is quite decent and so is the officially estimated battery life of up to 8 hours.
The laptop weighs in at 4.4 pounds and is 0.8″ thick.
It currently ships only in black color.
Specifications of the Lenovo Flex 5 15 (1570)
Here's the specs sheet of the Lenovo Flex 5 15 (1570). For comparison against other devices click on the "Compare Specs" button below.
1920×1080 pixels (Full HD)
|Other Display Specs||
Intel Core i3-7100U 7th Gen “Kaby Lake” dual-core 2.4GHz 3MB cache (~3,950 PassMark benchmark points)
Intel HD 620 Integrated Graphics
|System Memory (RAM)||
|DVD Optical Drive||
Backlit keyboard without numeric pad
|Speakers and Audio||
1 x USB-C
1 x HDMI
|Media Card Reader||
Yes (SD card reader)
Active pen (optional)
“up to 8 hours” of battery life (on FHD models)
Windows 10 Home
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