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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 convertible review: Powerful entry of the small i3-1215U

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 convertible review: Powerful entry of the small i3-1215U
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Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 





2573 (2371.75min – 2573.42max) MB/s ∼100% +22%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G




2114 (2063.6min – 2113.93max) MB/s ∼82%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Average of class Convertible
  (251 – 4494, n=83, last 2 years) Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G





1215 (1190min – 1215.42max) MB/s ∼47% -43%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
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1180 (1177.81min – 1179.91max) MB/s ∼46% -44%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
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1170 (1145.04min – 1170.42max) MB/s ∼45% -45%

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1120 (1112.25min – 1119.81max) MB/s ∼44% -47%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 




1763 (1593.42min – 1762.7max) MB/s ∼100% +15%

Average of class Convertible
  (202 – 4440, n=83, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G





1533 (1438.86min – 1533.23max) MB/s ∼87%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0




1002 (959.9min – 1001.51max) MB/s ∼57% -35%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




974 (954.41min – 973.65max) MB/s ∼55% -36%

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G




965 (955.04min – 964.94max) MB/s ∼55% -37%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
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859 (838.02min – 859.03max) MB/s ∼49% -44%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 




3605 (2531.23min – 3604.72max) MB/s ∼100% +34%

Average of class Convertible
  (272 – 7005, n=83, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G




2700 (2352.68min – 2699.66max) MB/s ∼75%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G




2492 (2166.78min – 2492max) MB/s ∼69% -8%

Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0




1785 (1582.3min – 1784.68max) MB/s ∼50% -34%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD




1715 (1525.98min – 1714.92max) MB/s ∼48% -36%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8





1377 (1117.78min – 1377.41max) MB/s ∼38% -49%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 




2463 (2273.59min – 2463max) MB/s ∼100% +24%

Average of class Convertible
  (241 – 5160, n=83, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G




1992 (1866.93min – 1991.67max) MB/s ∼81%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0





1022 (884.67min – 1022.31max) MB/s ∼41% -49%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




971 (951.27min – 970.77max) MB/s ∼39% -51%

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G





965 (925.93min – 965.15max) MB/s ∼39% -52%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD





932 (916.82min – 932.18max) MB/s ∼38% -53%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 




69.7 (65.9min – 69.7max) MB/s ∼100% +52%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




57.8 (57.4min – 57.76max) MB/s ∼83% +26%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD





56.7 (56.42min – 56.72max) MB/s ∼81% +23%

Average of class Convertible
  (9.13 – 135, n=83, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G




46 (44.26min – 46max) MB/s ∼66%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0




40 (39.93min – 39.95max) MB/s ∼57% -13%

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G





25.5 (23.78min – 25.52max) MB/s ∼37% -45%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




204 (53.1min – 203.74max) MB/s ∼100% +48%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD




172 (171.01min – 171.76max) MB/s ∼84% +25%

Average of class Convertible
  (18.7 – 330, n=83, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 





143.9 (134.08min – 143.92max) MB/s ∼71% +5%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G




137.7 (128.39min – 137.65max) MB/s ∼68%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0





105 (104.84min – 105.44max) MB/s ∼51% -24%

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G




44.4 (30.95min – 44.39max) MB/s ∼22% -68%

Average of class Convertible
  (48.8 – 3523, n=83, last 2 years) Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0




720 (719.5min – 719.85max) MB/s ∼73% +15%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 




702 (662.59min – 701.71max) MB/s ∼71% +12%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G





627 (436.85min – 627.33max) MB/s ∼63%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD





505 (503.25min – 505.3max) MB/s ∼51% -19%

Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G





391 (386.4min – 391.17max) MB/s ∼39% -38%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8




349 (346.99min – 348.53max) MB/s ∼35% -44%

Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8





788 (761.63min – 788.04max) MB/s ∼100% +161%

Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD





756 (746.84min – 756.2max) MB/s ∼96% +150%

Average of class Convertible
  (17.4 – 2551, n=83, last 2 years) Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0





655 (487.43min – 655.08max) MB/s ∼83% +117%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
 





356 (343.9min – 356.22max) MB/s ∼45% +18%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G





302 (224.77min – 302.37max) MB/s ∼38%

Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G





217 (213.51min – 217.04max) MB/s ∼28% -28%

Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average of class Convertible
  (125 – 8167, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Average of class Convertible
  (54 – 3400, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average of class Convertible
  (45 – 3626, n=82, last 2 years) Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average of class Convertible
  (226 – 5478, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Average of class Convertible
  (162.8 – 4335, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Average of class Convertible
  (7.89 – 85.1, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Average of class Convertible
  (14 – 239, n=82, last 2 years) Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Average of class Convertible
  (13.2 – 2827, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average of class Convertible
  (15 – 3050, n=82, last 2 years) Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Average of class Convertible
  (0.022 – 0.287, n=81, last 2 years) Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Average of class Convertible
  (0.017 – 0.865, n=82, last 2 years) Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5i 14IAU7
  Asus Vivobook 13 Slate
WDC PC SN530 SDBPMPZ-265G Asus VivoBook Flip 14 TP470EZ
Intel SSD 660p SSDPEKNW512G8 Acer Spin 3 SP314-21N-R4GU
SK hynix BC511 HFM256GDJTNI-82A0 Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 14IAU7-82R7007TGE
Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G Average Kioxia BG5 KBG50ZNT256G
  Samsung Galaxy Book Pro 360 13
Samsung PM991 MZVLQ256HAJD

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