The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 is a new thin and light 14-inch laptop with an aluminum design built around an AMD Ryzen 5000 Lucienne processor up to the Octo Core, SSD storage or even Wi-Fi connectivity. Fi ax and USB-C.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 is a new laptop PC with an all-aluminum frame or aluminum shell and remains in plastic. It then weighs 1.38 Kg or 1.39 Kg respectively for dimensions of 321.57 x 211.59 x 16.9- 19.1mm or 321.57 x 211.59 x 17.9-19.9mm.
Announced in anodized finish in Abyss Blue (blue), Graphite Gray (anthracite) and Platinum Gray (light silver), this computer has a fingerprint reader integrated into the power button allowing authentication by biometric recognition via the technology Windows Hello.
The 720p HD webcam is adorned with Privacy Shutter technology to protect privacy while the chiclet keyboard benefits from a backlighting system for the keys.
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 is based on an AMD APU (Accelerated Processing Unit) Lucienne processor either Quad Core Ryzen 3 5300U (2.6 GHz), or Hexa Core Ryzen 5 5500U (2.1 GHz) or Octo Core Ryzen 7 5700U (1.8 GHz) , all with integrated Radeon graphics solution which allows, for the Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7, to run games that consume little graphics resources.
We are therefore dealing not with a Cezanne Zen3 processor but Lucienne Zen2 which represents an evolution of Renoir processors.
In any case, the AMD processor is associated with 4/8/16 GB DDR4 3200MHz of fully soldered RAM. No slot is free to update the RAM, which limits scalability.
On the storage side, 1 M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0×4 SSD slot is free, either in 2280 format or in 2242 format, accommodating an SSD up to 512 GB.
On the display side, the Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 is equipped with a 14-inch Full HD (1920×1080) anti-reflective screen either TN 250cd / m² 45% NTSC, or IPS 300cd / m² 45% NTSC, or IPS 300cd / m² 100% sRGB.
The connectors integrated into this laptop PC include wireless modules Wi-Fi ax (2×2, Wi-Fi 6) or Wi-Fi ac (2×2, Wi-Fi 5) and Bluetooth 5.1 or 5.0, an HDMI 1.4b video output , a Headphone / Microphone combo audio port, 2 USB 3.0 (1 chargeable) and 1 USB 3.2 Type-C (Gen1).
There is also an integrated 4-in-1 SD / SDHC / SDXC / MMC card reader and 2 Dolby Audio speakers (2 x 2W).
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 laptop incorporates a Rapid Charge technology battery for an 80% recharge in 1 hour.
Two Li-Polymer battery options are planned: 1 of 44.5Whr offering an advertised battery life of 7 hours, and 1 of 56.5Whr providing an advertised battery life of 8h20 .
The Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 works under Windows 10 (Pro) and the brand does not officially communicate on its price or its release date which should however occur in the coming weeks.
According to our information, you should bet on around 800 euros for a Lenovo IdeaPad 5 14ALC05 with Ryzen 7, 16 GB DDR4, 512 GB SSD, Full HD IPS panel and 56.5Whr battery, and about 100 euros less for an edition with Ryzen 5.