Unveils new portfolio of consumer IdeaPad™ Chromebooks plus L-series USB-C® docking monitors with mobile and modular tech
Living ‘hybrid’ can get complicated, and it’s more important than ever to stay connected. When it comes to choosing new accessible consumer PCs and monitors with enough power to get you through the day, it can feel as if you’re drowning in a sea of features. Leaving you asking, ‘Is this the right combination of devices for me?’ Lenovo™ believes that what separates ‘good’ from ‘great’ product design is a clear focus on just those smarter, simple details that can make a big difference in people’s lives, convenience and digital well-being.
Lenovo is introducing a new lineup of affordable personal devices for the modern home office, home classroom and beyond, including, two stylish laptops – the new IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (14”, 6) and more versatile IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook (13”, 6) 2-in-1, and the grab-and-go Lenovo L15 Mobile Monitor purpose-built with dual USB-C ports and innovative single cable ‘daisy chain’ power pass-through function for multi monitor configuration in small spaces. When secured via its easy-to-use magnet attach, the new consumer Lenovo LC50 Monitor Webcam plus companion Lenovo L32p-30 and Lenovo L27m-30 USB-C Monitors, create an all-in-one hub for definitive video conferencing at home.
The dual-tone and narrow bezel design of the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (14”, 6) help make this new laptop a real head-turner. Built for young adults and students who prefer the ease of Google’s cloud-based Chrome OS ecosystem for light computing, this delightful laptop is ideal for schoolwork, entertainment and enjoying streaming apps, such as Spotify™ and YouTube™. Content looks true to life via Full HD on the 14-inch In-plane Switching (IPS) touchscreen1 display at 300 nits bright, while an enhanced user-facing stereo speaker system with built-in amplifier provides full, crystal-clear audio as certified by Waves MaxxAudio®. This laptop is offered in two hues, Sand and Storm Grey2, and its light and slim chassis is made to be carried around anywhere.
With up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i5 processor and up to 512GB SSD storage3, you’ll enjoy quick start-ups and blazing fast web browsing speeds as you post photos and videos to social media. Cut through tasks with up to 10 hours4 of battery life, as the front LED light bar changes color to indicate remaining battery power capacity. The optional backlit keyboard makes the keys visible in low-light environments.
Count on faster, more stable connections with configuration options that include Intel Wi-Fi 65, while a physical webcam shutter helps to secure your privacy. With ample ports and connectors, the IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (14”, 6) accommodates virtually any peripheral with its audio jack, USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A port and two USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-C™ ports that are made for fast data transfers, multimedia streaming and battery charging.
The new convertible laptop packing Chrome OS features and access to all your files, photos, music and more in a compact package is the IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook (13”, 6). Offered in two chic colors, Abyss Blue and Iron Grey2, its flexible 360-degree hinge makes flipping to any mode a cinch for multitasking or managing smart home devices.6 Its 13.3-inch Full HD IPS LCD touchscreen with narrow bezel display and 250 nits of brightness lets you see the big picture without weighing you down starting at just 1.35kg (2.98 lbs) light. Stream audio that’s remarkably clear and 40 percent louder over the previous gen, thanks to its enhanced stereo speakers and built-in amplifier certified by Waves MaxxAudio through high-quality tuning presets for expert audio precision.
With up to 10 hours of battery life on a single charge4 and up to 11th Generation Intel Core i5 processor, this 2-in-1 is designed to let you watch shows and run nearly all your favorite apps at the same time with no distractions. Also features Bluetooth® 5.1, and increased memory and storage options over the previous gen with up to 8GB LPDDR4 and 512GB SSD now offered.3
Channel your creativity with the optional Lenovo Digital Pen2, or splurge for the new optional OLED panel7 for up to 50 times faster response times over LCD screens8 plus amped color volume, chroma attributes and higher contrast for a more readable display in direct sunlight. Get more done fast using your voice with help from Google and sync your laptop with your devices that run on Android™ via your Google account.
Prefer the flexible ‘work and play from anywhere’ lifestyle? A great companion for your compatible phone or laptop is the new super portable Lenovo L15 USB-C Mobile Monitor. Incredibly lightweight at just 860 grams9, the Lenovo L15 USB-C Monitor virtually doubles the viewing space of any screened-device with an extra 15.6 inches of Full HD screen real-estate. No matter what kind of video content you’re trying to enjoy on your phone’s small screen while remote, your viewing experience will be vastly improved by connecting to this larger, portable screen that can be tucked away in your bag’s front pocket until it’s needed. It’s easily connected via a USB Type-C cable which can also offer simultaneous power pass-through10 to two devices (with video out) for an elegant one cable solution. Enjoy crisp visuals via its 15.6-inch Full HD IPS anti-glare display screen that’s slim at 6mm with advanced low blue light technology for comfortable all-day use.
Setting up to present from shared spaces can get tight, choose landscape mode or simply pivot to hold or switch to portrait mode using its adjustable foot as a kickstand to save table space. Its foot can also match the height of an accompanying laptop and folds in for easy storage – just tilt up all the way to 90-degrees to find the most ergonomic viewing angle for you. The Lenovo L15 USB-C Mobile Monitor is easy-to-carry and comes with a protective sleeve to easily slip into your bag.
Elevate online collaboration, video call experiences, and gameplay recordings, with the new Lenovo LC50 Modular Webcam. Designed to connect via a USB cable to one of the new Lenovo series monitors unveiled today, the webcam magnetically fastens securely atop a monitor’s slim head – since everything just works better when it works together. This Full HD 1080p webcam with built-in tilt capability, dual noise cancelling mics and 4x digital zoom transforms nearly any room into an affordable video conference center. It also features great audio-visual quality, and a physical lens shutter and red LED indicator light that lets you know if the camera or mic is on.
The Lenovo L32p-30 monitor offers true clarity from nearly any angle via its large 31.5-inch 4K IPS display with HDR10 technology for 90 percent DCI-P3 color gamut for more accurate performance. Enjoy immersive viewing for family entertainment, videos, and console gaming plus high-quality audio via integrated speakers (3W x 2 speakers). The Lenovo L32p-30 monitor has ample connection ports (HDMI 2.0, DP1.2, USB Type-C, 4 x USB 3.2) to use as your home’s hub for work, play, and accessory charging.
The Lenovo L27m-30 monitor is designed to serve multiple needs, from day-to-day working and remote learning from home, to casual gaming with an incredible 4ms response time. Enjoy its 27-inch Full HD IPS panel screen with 75Hz refresh rate certified by TÜV Rheinland EyeSafe® for low blue light to relieve eye strain without washing out imagery. Its ergonomic stand allows for lift, tilt, pivot and swivel capabilities.
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EMEA Pricing and Availability11
- The IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (14”, 6) (called Lenovo 5i-14 Chromebook in North America) laptop will start at €399 including VAT and is expected to be available starting July 2021.11
- The IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook (13”, 6) (called Lenovo Flex 5i-13 Chromebook in North America) will start at €399 including VAT and is expected to be available starting June 2021.11
- The 15.6-inch Lenovo L15 Mobile Monitor will start at €229 including VAT and is expected to be available starting September 2021.11
- The Lenovo LC50 Monitor Webcam will start at €99 including VAT and is expected to be available starting September 2021.11
- The 32-inch Lenovo L32p-30 Monitor will start at €479 including VAT and is expected to be available starting October 2021.11
- The 27-inch Lenovo L27m-30 Monitor will start at €299 including VAT and is expected to be available starting September 2021.11
IdeaPad 5i Chromebook (14”, 6) Key Specs
|Processor||Up to Intel Core i5-1135G7|
|Memory||Up to 8GB LPDDR4|
|Storage||Up to 512GB SSD|
|Audio||2 x 2W Stereo Speakers with Waves Audio tuning|
|Colors||Sand and Storm Grey|
|Display||14-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 300 nits touchscreen1|
|Battery||Up to 10 hours4|
|Weight||1.42kg (3.13 lbs)|
IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook (13”, 6) Key Specs
|Processor||Up to Intel Core i5-1135G7|
|Storage||512GB PCle SSD|
|Audio||2 x 2W User-facing Stereo Speakers with Waves Audio tuning|
|Colors||Abyss Blue and Iron Grey|
|Display||13.3-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS touchscreen, 250 nits bright|
|Weight||1.35kg (2.98 lbs)|
|Battery||Up to 10 hours4|
Lenovo L15 Mobile Monitor Key Specs
|Panel||15.6-inch IPS (360mm x 234mm), anti-glare|
|Color gamut||8-bit depth, 45% NTSC, supports 16.7 million colors (typical)|
|Response time||6ms (extreme mode), 14ms (normal mode)|
|Brightness||250 cd/m2 (typical)|
Lenovo LC50 Monitor Webcam Key Specs
|Resolution||1080p / 30fps (up to 1920 x 1080 pixels)|
|Sensor Size||1/3-inch sensor|
|Microphone||Built-in 2x + noise cancellation|
Lenovo L32p-30 Key Specs
|Panel||31.5-inch UHD IPS, (3840 x 2160), 3-sided borderless|
|Brightness||350 cd/m2 (typical)|
|Color gamut||10-bit, 90% DCI-P3, supports 1.07 billion colors (typical)|
|Refresh + Response||60Hz + up to 4ms (extreme)|
|AMD FreeSync||Yes, supported|
|Speakers||Integrated dual speakers (3W x 2)|
Lenovo L27m-30 Key Specs
|Panel||27-inch FHD IPS (597.9mm x 336.3mm), 3-sided borderless|
|Color gamut||8-bit depth, 72% NTSC, supports 16.7 million colors (typical)|
|Adjustment range||Tilt, lift, pivot, swivel|
|Refresh||75Hz + up to 4ms (extreme mode), 6ms (normal mode)|
|AMD FreeSync||Yes, supported|
|Speakers||Integrated dual speakers (2 x 3W)|
1 Available on select models.
2 Color options and optional accessories may vary per geography and availability.
3 Actual available capacity is less and varies due to many factors, including formatting, partitioning and operating system, etc. which utilize part of this capacity. The available capacity may change with software updates.
4 Battery life based on internal testing with PLT (power load test). Battery life varies significantly with settings, usage, and other factors. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and use.
5 Requires separately purchased and compatible Wi-Fi 6 router and plan that may vary by location. Additional terms, conditions and/or charges apply. Intel Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) products support optional 160 MHz channels which enable 2402 Mbps maximum theoretical data rate, nearly 3 times (2.8X) faster than the standard Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac 2×2 80 MHz) products capable of a theoretical max data rate of 867 Mbps, as documented in IEEE 802.11 wireless standard specifications, and require the use of similarly configured 802.11ax wireless network routers. Performance may vary by use, configuration, and other factors.
6 Compatible smart home devices are sold separately.
7 The IdeaPad Flex 5i Chromebook (13”, 6) OLED display option with 400 nits of brightness is expected to be available in select markets starting August 2021. Availability may vary per geography.
8 Panel testing results as part of Samsung Display’s picture performance benchmarking.
9 Actual weight may vary due to components, manufacturing process and options.
10 Power pass through of up to 65W with a compatible AC Adapter.
11 Prices may not include tax and do not include shipping or options and are subject to change without notice; additional terms and conditions apply. Reseller prices may vary. On-shelf dates and color options may vary by geography and products may only be available in selected markets. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.
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