It's also one of the best laptop deals you can get right now.
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This base model on sale packs a 14-inch, 1080p display, an AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU, 8GB of RAM, AMD Radeon graphics, and 256GB of SSD storage. Integrated into its design, are two user-facing Dolby Audio speakers and a webcam privacy shutter and fingerprint reader for security.
Although we didn't review the IdeaPad 5, for a budget laptop, it's pretty big on performance. In fact, its AMD Ryzen 5 CPU puts most Intel Core i7 laptops to shame.
As we reported, the Ryzen 5 CPU's multi-core Geekbench 5 performance test score of 4,744 smoked Intel's Comet Lake-U chip. More importantly, the Ryzen 5 chip maintained a consistent clock speed of 3.9-GHz during tests.
At 3.7 pounds and 14.0 x 9.2 x 0.78-inches, the IdeaPad 5 is lighter than, yet similar in size to the Dell XPS 15 (4.5 pounds, 14.1 x 9.3 x 0.5~0.7-inches).
Port-wise, Lenovo equipped the IdeaPad 5 with two USB-A 3.1 ports, a USB-C port, and an HDMI port. There's also an SD card reader and headphone/mic combo jack on board.
Now just $544, the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 is a wise choice if you're looking an affordable business laptop.
Lenovo coupon expires August 2.
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Hilda Scott uses her combined passion for gadgets and bargain shopping to bring you the best prices on all things tech. She has a bachelor’s degree in film and media studies from Hunter College and 11 years of tech and entertainment journalism. Her work has been featured on Tom’s Guide, iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parlemag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not scouting for the best deals, Hilda’s catching up on her favorite TV shows and pro-wrestling matches.