Laptop or convertible tablet, mostly for business meeting, able to take handwritten notes (touchscreen)


  • Total budget and country of purchase . Please do not use USD unless purchasing in the US:

$500 (could be 200 more), USA (Miami to be specific)

  • Are you open to refurbs/used?

Preferably no, but if it’s a great deal, yes.

  • How would you prioritize form factor (ultrabook, 2-in-1, etc.), build quality, performance, and battery life?

Looking for a 2 in one, convertible or something along the way

  • How important is weight and thinness to you?

Somehow important, it’s mostly for business meetings

  • Do you have a preferred screen size? If indifferent, put N/A.


  • Are you doing any CAD/video editing/photo editing/gaming? List which programs/games you desire to run.

Mostly word and power point, we browsing and just light Excel.

  • If you’re gaming, do you have certain games you want to play? At what settings and FPS do you want?


  • Any specific requirements such as good keyboard, reliable build quality, touch-screen, finger-print reader, optical drive or good input devices (keyboard/touchpad)?

Be able to take handwriten notes (built in pen is a plus)

  • Leave any finishing thoughts here that you may feel are necessary and beneficial to the discussion.

It’s for my wife, lawyer, not tech savvy. She currently uses an entry level Lenovo IdeaPad and a Lenovo M8 tablet. The idea is to replace both, mostly to work with clients on the go. We were thinking on a Surface Go 2 but found mixed reviews. We could go a little over budget, but not go wild.

Lenovo Flex 5 14″ 2-in-1 Laptop, 14.0″ FHD (1920 x 1080) Touch Display, AMD Ryzen 5 4500U Processor, 16GB DDR4, 256GB SSD, AMD Radeon Graphics, Digital Pen Included, Win 10, 81X20005US, Graphite Grey

I would suggest lenovo flex because it comes with everything you need, AMD Ryzen 5 4500U CPU, 16GB of evoram, good SSD storage of 256GB for faster boot up and loading, 14 inch Full HD IPS touch screen, high build quality, backlit keyboard, supports pen.

lenovo flex 5

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Lenovo flex 5 Technical Details :

Standing screen display size‎14 Inches
Max Screen Resolution‎1920 x 1080 Pixels
Processor‎2.1 GHz ryzen_5_4500u
Memory Speed‎2.1
Hard Drive‎256 GB flash memory solid state
Graphics Coprocessor‎AMD Integrated Graphics
Chipset Brand‎AMD
Card Description‎Integrated
Wireless Type‎802.11ac
Number of USB 3.0 Ports‎2
Average Battery Life (in hours)‎10 Hours
Series‎Flex 5 14″
Item model number‎81X20005US
Hardware Platform‎PC
Operating System‎Windows 10
Item Weight‎3.63 pounds
Product Dimensions‎12.66 x 8.56 x 0.82 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH‎12.66 x 8.56 x 0.82 inches
Color‎Graphite Grey
Processor Brand‎AMD
Processor Count‎1
Computer Memory Type‎DDR4 SDRAM
Hard Drive Interface‎Solid State
Power Source‎Battery Powered
Batteries‎1 Lithium Polymer batteries required. (included)