'World's first 5G PC,' the Lenovo Flex 5G, now available on Verizon for $1,400 with a Snapdragon 8cx
The first 5G PC to market is Lenovo's convertible Flex 5G.
What you need to know
- The Lenovo Flex 5G will be available for order on June 18.
- The convertible laptop is the world's first 5G PC, according to Lenovo.
- The PC supports both millimeter wave full-band and sub-6GHz 5G networks.
- The Lenovo Flex 5G starts at $1,400.
The Lenovo Flex 5G will be available for order on June 18. The convertible 2-in-1 laptop is the world's first 5G PC, according to Lenovo. The Lenovo Flex 5G is also known as the Lenovo Yoga 5G in select markets and will be available in several regions around the world. Starting June 18, people can purchase the Flex 5G through Verizon. Lenovo also announced partnerships with EE, Sunrise, and CMCC and that the Yoga 5G will be available through Lenovo's website and in more regions later this year. The Lenovo Flex 5G starts at $1,400.
Introducing the @Lenovo Flex 5G, the world's first 5G Ultra Wideband laptop, and it's coming to @Verizon on June 18. Here's everything you need to know. #Qualcomm https://t.co/cP3R1nChwZ pic.twitter.com/Trxs4qxx7pIntroducing the @Lenovo Flex 5G, the world's first 5G Ultra Wideband laptop, and it's coming to @Verizon on June 18. Here's everything you need to know. #Qualcomm https://t.co/cP3R1nChwZ pic.twitter.com/Trxs4qxx7p— George Koroneos 🗿🍹 (@GLKCreative) June 16, 2020June 16, 2020
The convertible laptop supports both millimeter wave full-band and sub-6GHz 5G networks, bringing a wide range of high-speed connectivity. It's the first laptop powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform. Lenovo states that the efficiency of the Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform allows the Flex 5G to get up to 24 hours of battery life.
|Category||Lenovo Yoga 5G|
|OS||Windows 10 Pro|
|Display||14-inch FHD IPS with touch|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx|
|Graphics||Qualcomm Adreno 680|
|Storage||256GB UFS 3.0|
|Webcam||720p IR camera|
|Ports||2x USB-C Gen 2|
3.5mm Audio jack
Nano SIM card slot
|Audio||User-facing stereo speakers (Dolby Atmos)|
|Dimensions||12.65" x 8.46" x 0.57" (321.4mm x 215mm x 14.7mm)|
|Weight||Starting at 1.35kg(2.97lbs)|
Looking at the Flex 5G, it appears similar to the rest of Lenovo's Yoga lineup. It features a 14-inch display that can wrap around 360 degrees to be used as a tablet. It can also be used in tent or display mode in addition to being used as a traditional laptop.
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5G on your PC
This convertible laptop includes built-in 5G connectivity, allowing you to stay connected with incredibly fast internet speeds.
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This 14" flex WoA with QSD 8cx is almost 3-Lbs, it is thick and definitely not sexy or sleek. Why do these OEM almost always find a way to screw things up. Looking for WoA that uses ARM SoC to deliver the following.
For a 13.5" Laptop / 2 in 1 (This should cost $1099 or less)
1) Total weigth MUST be less than 2-Lbs
2) Total Thickness 8" or less
3) 24Hrs battery life (Using 1080P video Loop)
4) 50% Charge in 90 mins
5) Sleek / Sexy
6) Touch screen (Some will say this is expected, you never know if you don't let these OEM know)
7) SSD M2.1, Min storage space 256GB
8) Min Ram 8GB
9) Facial / Touch unlock
10) Premium Metal
11) BT 5.0, WiFi ax, LTE 5G, Sim Card / eSim
12) PEN Input and included