CES 2020: Lenovo unveils IdeaPad Duet and IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebooks

Lenovo announced its IdeaPad Duet Chromebook, a detachable laptop, and the IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook, a 2-in-1 laptop at the ongoing CES 2020.

The Lenovo IdeaPad Duet is a detachable Chromebook that comes with a keyboard base in the box. The 10.1-inch tablet has a FHD display, a single USB-C port, and runs on top of Google’s Chrome OS with “up to” eight years of updates.

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet Chromebook

The device is powered by a MediaTek Helio P60T processor along with 4 GB of RAM and 128 GB of storage on the top-tier model. There’s also a 7,180 mAh battery within, an 8 MP camera on the back, and a 2 MP camera on the front. 

On the other hand, Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 Chromebook is a more traditional and neat looking 13.3-inch 2-in-1 with up to an Intel i5 processor, a water-resistant backlit keyboard, and a starting price of $360. There’s also support for styluses on the device, which is always nice to have.

The device is certified for Intel’s Project Athena innovation program. It is one of the only Chromebooks on the market that runs a 10th generation Intel processor. This is paired with 8GB of DDR4 RAM, and up to a 128 GB PCIe SSD. Lenovo claims the battery will last up to 10 hours. The Flex 5 Chromebook also supports WiFi 6 and charges via a USB-C port.

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