Tech News: Lenovo Ideapad Flex141. CSL tested out the Lenovo Ideapad Flex14, read the tech review and see if you agree.
PRO: With a long battery life plus 1.6GHz fourth-generation Intel Core i5-4200U processor, and 128Gb SSD, the Flexpad is ideal for business travellers.
Great to tackle numerous tasks simultaneously, the slim, lightweight laptop was easy to pack in our carry on. The two speakers (Dolby Home Theater v4 software) offer great sound quality, and were particularly useful at the airport when watching movies on the flex screen.
CONS: We didn’t like that the display fades to dim if the cord is not plugged in, challenging if you are carrying the laptop around a hotel room. While the keyboard is wide (a pro for some), it can be difficult to type accurately for smaller hands. The port for the ethernet connection is very small, and hard to plug in. The overall picture quality was mediocre if not viewed from a direct angle.
OVERALL: This laptop is great for carrying out business related tasks or to catch up on work at a home office.
This article first appeared in the Summer 2014 issue of City Style and Living Magazine. Want more travel?