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Lenovo IdeaPad 5i 11th Gen Intel laptop falls to $730

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 11th Gen Intel laptop hits lowest price
Lenovo IdeaPad 5 (Image credit: Lenovo)

The Lenovo IdeaPad 5i is a solid all-around laptop with the latest 11th Gen Intel CPU. And for a limited time, you can snag yourself one for an unbeatable price. 

Office Depot currently has the Lenovo IdeaPad 5i  on sale for just $729.99. That's $150 off its $880 list price and the cheapest it's ever been. In terms of laptop deals, this is one of the best of the season. 

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 deal

Lenovo IdeaPad 5i Laptop (Intel): was $880 now $730 @ Office Depot
For a limited time, the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 is $150 off at Office Depot. The laptop in this deal features a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.8-GHz Intel Core i7-1165G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Iris X graphics, and a 256GB SSD. View Deal

Lenovo IdeaPad 5 Laptop (AMD): was $680 now $550 @ Office Depot
Office Depot is also slashing $130 off the AMD model Lenovo IdeaPad 5. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.0-GHz Ryzen 7 4700U octa-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Radeon Graphics, and a 256GB SSD. View Deal

If you're on a smaller budget, as an alternative, Office Depot also offers the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 with Ryzen 7 CPU for $549.99 ($130 off).

In terms of value, the Lenovo IdeaPad 5i is one of the best Windows laptops for the money. The machine in this deal 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.8-GHz Intel Core i7-1165G7 quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, Iris X graphics, and a 256GB SSD. 

Although we didn't test this particular laptop, we find that Lenovo's IdeaPad series are generally well built and capable. For the price, you're getting a premium laptop with enough multitasking power for day-to-day productivity and entertainment. The laptop's crisp 1080p display and 2W stereo speakers provide an immersive experience when you're steaming movies. 

With a weight of 3.9 pounds and measuring 14.0 x 9.2 x 0.75-inches, the IdeaPad 5 weighs less than its competitors. It's lighter than the Dell XPS 15 4.5 pound 14.1 x 9.3 x 0.5~0.7-inches), HP Spectre x360 (4.5 pounds, 14.2 x 9.8 x 0.8 inches) and the 16-inch MacBook Pro (4.3 pounds, 14.2 x 9.8 x 0.8 inches). 

Port-wise, the IdeaPad 5i is supplies you with two USB 3.1 ports, a USB-C/DisplayPort (Power Delivery) port, an HDMI port, headphone/mic combo jack. There's also a media card reader on board to make transferring files easier. 

At $150 off, the IdeaPad 5i is at its best price yet in a deal too good to pass up. 

Hilda Scott

Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.