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Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i

Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i
alaScore 96

4 reviews

Dec, 2021

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 reviews of Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Desktops for all reviews. Reviewers really like the usability and design. The price and size also get good reviews, but there are some mixed comments about the reliability.

size, price, design, usability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Desktops the Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Matthew Elliott (

Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i Review


Tactile, space-saving design ; Strong performance for its size ; Surprisingly spacious storage ; Useful mix of ports

Persistent fan noise ; Little to no expansion room ; Keyboard and mouse cost extra

Lenovo's fabric-faced IdeaCentre Mini 5i breaks free from the underpowered mini-PC mold, but such freedom requires a constant cooling fan.

Apr, 2021

Expert review by : Jason Bouwmeester (

Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i review: A compact, decent performing PC with class


Our Lenovo IdeaCentre Mini 5i PC looks at a compact PC with decent performance, easy-to-access components, and a contemporary look.

Nice contemporary design ; Plenty of ports including HDMI, DisplayPort, USB-C, and USB-A ; Easy access to RAM and SSD ; Decent performance

USB Type-C not Thunderbolt port ; Can't set up on its side

Mar, 2021

Expert review by : Cale Hunt (

Review: Lenovo's IdeaCentre Mini 5i is a tiny PC with contemporary look


Need a new PC and don't have a lot of space? Don't need high-end performance and want to focus instead on productivity work or streaming? This might be the PC for you.

Desktop-class CPU with six cores ; Compact design and premium quality ; Upgradeable SSD and RAM ; Reasonable price ; Lots of ports

No SD card reader ; Limited CPU choices

Bottom line: Lenovo's IdeaCentre Mini 5i is an affordable, compact PC that will please anyone who needs an average performer for homework, streaming, and general productivity. The fabric top helps it fit into a living room, and its upgradeable internal...

May, 2021