The Best Lenovo Laptop for 2022
By Azrul Abas March 24, 2022
For quite some time, Lenovo has had an incredible and powerful line of laptop models which ranges from the classic 2-in-1s to gaming laptops in various styles. We’ve also seen different lines such as the IdeaPad, ThinkPad, Yoga, and Legion models just to name a few.
Among these, you might be wondering which model you should get as each line has its own characteristics and features. From screen size, processors, memory, and cost, we will try to break it down to you so that you can make a better informed decision before purchasing it!
The Lenovo ThinkPad and ThinkBook
Everyone knows the ThinkPad as the classic, business-oriented laptops. It now comes with a wide range of options and configurable features such as touch screens, cellular connectivity, biometric login, and docking options, but a common thing among the ThinkPads line would be their matte black color.
They are also differentiated into different series - X1 Series, X Series, T Series, P Series, E Series, and L Series. They come in a variety of screen sizes from 14-inches, 15.6-inches, and 16-inches. You also can get it on Intel or AMD Processors (X1 Series only available on Intel). Here’s a breakdown of the ThinkPad type:
The X1 and X Series:
- For the businessman and the professionals
- Have performance processors and premium builds
Price range of $1,400-$4,000
The T and P Series:
- Great office machine
- Great Performance with long battery life
Price Range: $1,300- $2,999
The E and L Series:
- For those who has budget concern
- Also come with great performance and secured core PC
- Price Starts from $900
In addition, for those who value style and mobility but yet still require similar performance and power of the ThinkPad, you can get your hands on the ThinkBook. Perfect for freelancers who are always on the go that prefer a sleek and modern look. Cost wise, it is definitely more affordable with the lower end going at less than $1000. However, for more demanding users that need higher speed, connectivity, and performance, the ThinkPad remains the top choice for business users.
The Lenovo IdeaPads are great if you are looking for a personal laptop at home, or students looking for a device that is mobile yet budget friendly. Its ultra-thin feature makes it easy to bring it around for project meetings and yet able to provide a powerful workhorse for everyday use.
The IdeaPad has 3 types that are currently on the market: IdeaPad 3i, IdeaPad Slim 5i, and IdeaPad Slim 5i Pro, each with its own unique features.
- Has the biggest screen with 15.6-inches of FHD screen
- Prefect for who loves meeting in big screen
- Powered by 11th Gen Intel Processors
IdeaPad Slim 5i:
- For students who are always on the go
- Has a compact 14-inches FHD Screen
- Also powered bi 11th Gen Intel Processors
IdeaPad Slim 5i Pro:
- Similar to the IdeaPad Slim 5i but comes with an amazing QHD Screen
- Starts from $1,200
Known for its user-friendliness and its thin light design. It also has a face recognition ID that you can log in with, which makes it even faster for you to watch the next episode of Money Heist. The Yoga series also comes with a 2-in-1 laptop. Simply flip the screen 360 degrees and you can use it as a tablet! t
There are 2 types of yoga, The 2-in-1 and the slim, if you are into that traditional laptop you can choose the Yoga Slim, they are really slim and really light for great practicality. If you are really interested in multifunctional devices, you can go with the 2-in-1s, but for more info the ThinkPad and ThinkBook also got in the 2-in-1 version you might want to look into that.
The Yoga 2-in-1:
- For those who needs both the tablet and laptop usage
- Stylish design and yet powerful
- Starts from $1,400
The Yoga Slim:
- High mobility due to its lightweight
- Ultra-slim and light design also come with great entertainment features
- Starts from $1,100
Finally, Lenovo has also joined the hype with a gaming laptop introduced in 2017. Legion has a minimalist design that differentiates it from other gaming laptops with tons of RGB light on it. All Legion laptops come with 30 series NVIDIA video cards that ensure you play with the highest setting available, and don’t forget that Legion is the world’s first gaming laptop to come with WQHD+ screens!
But if you are a student who likes the balance of studying and playing games, Lenovo also has the IdeaPad gaming laptop - which looks like an ordinary IdeaPad but is installed with with NVIDIA GTX or even the 30 Series GPU! You can also get it with the amazing WQHD+ screen like the Legion.
Legion 5 and 7:
- Great for a hard-core gamers
- Packed with NVIDIA 30 series GPU
- Get it with Intel or AMD Ryzen Processors
- Starts from $1,400
IdeaPad Gaming 3:
- For students that believes in the mantra work hard, play hard
- Comes with NVIDIA GTX or 30 Series GPU
- Starts from $1,100
So which is the best Lenovo laptop to buy? Well, it really depends on what you will be using your laptop for. Working from home but you need a laptop with a powerful performance? Then you should probably get the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Series. Need a solid laptop to play games after a hard day of work? Then perhaps you should get a Lenovo Legion 5 Pro. Each line and series have been designed to suit different usage and purposes.
Nonetheless if you already have a Lenovo laptop, it’s always nice to explore what other options you might want to get in the future. Should you need to replace or repair your old Lenovo models, you can always head here to find a Lenovo battery replacement in Singapore.