Lenovo presented a series of new premium and ultrafinos laptops with Windows 11 Yoga for productivity and creativity on the 50th day. Lenovo is one of the world’s largest PC manufacturers, alongside Dell, HP, Asus, Acer, and others. Based in Pequim, China, the company started out as a television manufacturer before turning to computers.
Microsoft launched Windows 11 for compatible devices last year. It comes with an updated UI and many new notable resources, including native support for Android apps, a redesigned Start menu, and much more. It also comes with a redesigned Archive Explorer that now has an interface with guides that many users have been using for a long time.
The first notable device unveiled today is the Lenovo Slim 9i (known globally as the Yoga Slim 9i) which comes with a 14-pole touch-sensitive OLED fabric with a resolution of 2.8K (2880 x 1800) at 90Hz or 4K (3840 x 2400) at 60Hz. The device also offers support for Dolby Vision and DisplayHDR 500. It is powered by Intel’s 12th generation Core i7-1280P or Core i5-1240P processor and can be configured with Intel’s Arc A350M graphics card. Lenovo offers up to 32 GB LPDDR5-5600 MHz RAM and 512 GB or 1 TB PCIe Gen 4 2242 M.2 storage. It also comes with a 1080p MIPI IR camera on the front and dual microphones for audio. The Slim 9i runs on Windows 11 Home and starts at US$1,799. It will ship from June.
The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 and Slim 7i laptops are powered directly for the makers. They are offered in 14 and 16 inch sizes and can be configured with Intel or AMD CPUs. The Intel chips on offer are the Core i7-12700H, while the options available from AMD are the Creator Edition Ryzen 9 6900HS. They come with up to 32 GB DDR5-4800 MHz RAM and up to 1 TB SSD M.2 PCIe. Graphics options will range from the RTX 2050 for the 14-inch 7i and the Radeon 600M for the Slim 7. The 16-inch models offer a choice between the newly launched Intel Arc A370M, Nvidia RTX 3050 and RTX 3050i. Display options for the 14-pin models include 2.8K (2880 x 1800) 14-pin IPS or OLED boards with update rates up to 120Hz, while 16-pin models are only offered with 2.5K (2560 x 1600 ) 120Hz IPS panel. The 14-meter models start at US$1,199 and will be available later this month. As for 16-inch models, Intel versions start at US$1,599 while AMD versions start at US$1,499. Everything will be available from next month.
Lenovo has also announced “Pro” versions of its Slim 7 and Slim 7i laptops with 14.5-inch 3K (3072 x 1920) 120Hz touch sensors with Nvidia G-Sync and Dolby Vision. While the Slim 7i Pro X is powered by an Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, the Slim 7 Pro X comes with an AMD Ryzen 9 6900HS Creator Edition over the hood. They all support up to 32 GB LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1 TB SSD PCIE Gen 4 M.2 storage. Graphics options go up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 with up to 4 GB of VDDR6 VRAM. All Lenovo Slim (“Yoga Slim” laptops in international markets) run immediately on Windows 11 Home. The Slim 7i Pro X and Slim 7 Pro X start at US$1,699 and US$1,499 respectively. Both will be available from June 2022.
Finally, there’s the Slim 7i Carbon laptop, built in magnesium alloy and refined with multi-fiber carbon fiber. It promises to be a nice and lifting machine, weighing less than 1 kg. The device has a 2.5K (2560 x 1600) 13.3 inch IPS panel with a touch-sensitive fabric option. It is powered by an Intel Core i7 1260P CPU, but does not have discrete GPU options. The Slim 7i Carbon supports up to 32 GB LPDDR5-4800 MHz RAM and up to 1 TB SSD PCIE M.2. O Lenovo The Slim 7i Carbon has an initial price of US$1,299 and will go on sale in June.