The Chinese manufacturer has updated its line of ultrabooks with new devices for all user profiles.
“In May, do whatever you wantAnd among manufacturers, it’s often an opportunity to do some spring cleaning to dust off their catalog. Today, Lenovo is showing off a huge selection of new Yoga series ultrabooks.
Yoga Slim 9i: a maxi monitor for a mini PC
Lenovo opens the ball up by introducing the Yoga 9i, a beautiful device that does not lack in arguments. It starts with a gorgeous 16:10 OLED touchscreen that can go up to 4K resolution on more expensive models!
Too little for a 14 inch screen? Perhaps, but with that pixel density we can expect a sparkling picture, especially since the panel is also certified with Dolby Vision, HDR True Black 500 and 100% DCI-P3. Only the brightness is a little behind, with 400 nits on the clock.
Under the hood is a 12th generation Intel processor (i7-1280P or i5-1240P depending on the model). It will be accompanied by 16 to 32 GB of LPDDR5 RAM clocked at 5600MHz.
Add to that a 512GB/1TB M.2 SSD, 4 Bowers & Wilkins speakers and a pair of microphones, a Full HD webcam and a 75Wh battery, and you have a nice device whose price is the only drawback, as it will have to You’ll have to pay at least €1,899 when it’s released at the end of June 2022… and still a lot more to get the gorgeous 4K OLED touchpad.
Yoga Slim 7 Pro X: A powerful all-terrain machine
Those who are also looking for a device with very good quality, but prefer to invest in raw power rather than a high-quality panel, can turn to the 7 Pro X and 7i Pro X models. These are also two very good in terms of screen, even if these models are necessarily lagging A little about 9i.
Both versions will get the same 14.5-inch 3K IPS panel at 120Hz, still at 16:10. This returns 100% of the sRGB string, but the countless testimonials for 9i go too far; We find only the TÜV Hardware Blue Light certification. Note that there is also a touch option.
On the other hand, this model includes a real dedicated graphics card. The Yoga 7 Slim X Pro obviously doesn’t play in the same ballpark as the gaming hardware, but it’s still entitled to extra power thanks to the GeForce GTX 1650 or RTX 3050 in the mobile version. In short, it’s not a thunderbolt, but it’s more than enough to play a bit or do some less demanding photo or video editing work.
This will be accompanied by an Intel Core processor for the 7i Pro X (from the i5-12500H to the premium i7-12700H) or an AMD Ryzen for the 7 Pro X (from the Ryzen 5 6600 HS to the Ryzen 9 6900HS). The combination will be supported by 16-32GB of premium quality for a device of this format, since it’s LPDDR5 clocked at 6000MHz for the Intel model and 6400MHz for the AMD model.
These two models will be available at the end of June for 1,299 euros (7i Pro X) or 1,199 euros (7 Pro X).
Yoga Slim 7 Pro: a well-balanced medium
Both of the above devices also come in less powerful “other than X” versions. Overall, it’s a cross between the two 14-inch devices above. The power of the CPU and GPU has been slightly reduced, on both the Intel and AMD sides, but for the problem it will be possible to equip it with a 2.8K 90Hz OLED panel with 100% DCI coverage. -P3.
The real difference is that these two models are also present in the IPS version with a 16-inch touch screen, unlike the Pro X versions. In these larger models, the power remains at the level of the Pro X models; We even see that the 16-inch 7i Pro is powered by the Intel Arc A370M. On the other hand, it will have to sacrifice 100% DCI-P3 coverage in favor of the less enviable 100% sRGB coverage and make a few other minor compromises.
The 14-inch Yoga Slim 7i Pro (1099 euros), 16-inch Yoga Slim 7i Pro (1599 euros), and 16-inch Yoga Slim 7 Pro (1499 euros) will be released in July 2022.
Yoga 7: a convertible first choice
Lenovo also took the opportunity to update the excellent Yoga 7 convertible, which is still in the 16:10 format. We find a beautiful 2.2K IPS or 2.8K OLED 14-inch screen at 16:10, obviously touch and compatible with a stylus. The OLED version will be DolbyVision certified and will be able to output 90 frames per second with good colorimetric coverage (100% DCI-P3 and DisplayHDR True Black 500 support).
The machine will sail under the AMD banner with the latest generation of Ryzen processors (Ryzen 5 6600U or Ryzen 7 6800U) powered by 8 to 32 GB of LPDDR5 depending on the model. Connectivity level, it will be equipped with two USB-C ports, a USB-A port, a full-size HDMI 2.1 port and an SD card reader. Of course, it will also support Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2.
Yoga AIO 7 will be available at the end of June from 1099 €.
Yoga AIO 7: All-in-one with the silhouette of models
Lenovo concludes this series of announcements with the Yoga AIO 7 PC, which contrasts with the above devices as it is an all-in-one PC. The beautiful 27-inch 4K IPS panel can be rotated 90 degrees to switch to picture format. It also stands out thanks to its very thin border. This is also a recurring point, as this ultra-slender silhouette makes for a truly elegant device.
However, this narrow chassis did not prevent Lenovo from installing large devices. The Yoga AIO 7 also has the latest generation of AMD processors; Once again, future customers will have a choice between the Ryzen 5 6600U or the Ryzen 7 6800U.
The most expensive model will also be equipped with a dedicated graphics card, which is the Radeon RX 6600M under RDNA 2. On the other hand, the more economical versions should be with the Radeon 600 Series Graphics chipset.
In terms of connectivity, this all-in-one is in a fairly good position. It has two USB-A ports and two USB ports, each with a 3.1 Gen 2 socket and a 3.2 Gen 2 socket. It also has a DisplayPort port, and three USB 2.0 sockets. However, we regret the lack of Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 standards; So it will be necessary to be satisfied with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.0.
Yoga AIO 7 will be available at the end of June from 1499 €.