After recently launching the gaming-centric IdeaPad Gaming 3i (2021) laptop in India, Lenovo today launched its new thin and light laptop, the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro, in the country. The laptop is a successor to the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i (review) which launched in India last year and is offered with Intel and AMD CPU configurations.
So before we go into the price and availability of the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro in India, let’s take a quick look at the laptop’s key specs and features.
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro launched in India
Design and visualization
Starting with the design, the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro looks quite similar to its predecessor. The device has a clean design which means there isn’t a big branding on the lid. There is only the subtle Lenovo logo which is located in the lower right corner of the lid. The 14-inch variant is only 17.9mm thin and weighs around 1.8kg. The 16-inch model, on the other hand, has a thickness of 18.4 mm and weighs 1.9 kg.
As for the display, Lenovo offers the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro in two variants: a 14-inch model and a 16-inch model. The 14-inch variant boasts a 2.2K IPS LCD panel, while the 16-inch model features a WQXGA IPS panel. The former has a maximum brightness of 300 nits and the 16-inch variant has a maximum brightness of 350 nits. However, both displays come with narrow bezels, 16:10 aspect ratio, and support for a 100% sRGB color gamut. The higher-end model comes with a display that supports a 120Hz refresh rate, while the lower-end models support a 60Hz refresh rate.
Under the hood, the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro packs up to the 11th Generation Intel Core i7 processor or up to the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor. For graphics processing, users can choose from Nvidia GeForce, Intel Iris XE, or AMD Radeon GPU. The laptop also holds up to 16GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM and up to 512GB of SSD storage. You can check out the various configurations in the image below.
Battery and other smart functions
As for the battery, the low-end models of the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro contain an integrated 56.5 Wh battery, while the high-end model with the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor and the Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 has a more large 75 Wh.
Apart from these, the device is equipped with various smart features such as auto power on and facial recognition functions via Windows Hello. As for audio performance, the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro packs two user-facing speakers that support Dolby Atmos. Additionally, the device features dual-array microphones that allow users to access Microsoft’s Cortana or Amazon’s Alexa. Additionally, with support for Alexa, users will be able to control various smart home devices using voice commands via the laptop. In addition, the laptop is equipped with a large trackpad, a backlit keyboard and improved ergonomics for a comfortable user experience. It runs the Windows 10 Home operating system out-of-the-box, which is upgradeable to Windows 11.
Price and availability
Now, moving on to the price of the latest Lenovo laptop, the IdeaPad Slim 5 Pro starts at Rs. 77,990 in India. It comes in a Storm Gray color option and is currently available for purchase from Lenovo.com, Flipkart, Amazon, and offline retail stores across the country.