Lenovo today announced a bunch of new devices for the upcoming holiday season, this includes the Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i, the 2-in-1 Yoga 9i convertible, the Legion Slim 7i gaming laptop, and a whole new lineup of Android tablets.
Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i + Yoga 9i
The Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i and Yoga 9i share 10th gen Intel Core processors, where the Yoga 9i can be found with a 10th gen Intel Core i9 HK series chip and an Nvidia GTX1650 Ti GPU. What sets the new Yoga laptops apart is the new bonded black leather cover, but if you still prefer the traditional look, you can still go for the all-metal version.
Meanwhile, the Yoga Slim 9i also has a 3D-curved edge 4K touchscreen IPDS (3840 x 2160) display complete with 500 nits of brightness. As for the Yoga 9i, it has a 4K IPS display, and customers can choose between a 14-inch or 15.6-inch version. To help with thermal management, Lenovo added thermal venting holes beneath the Yoga 9i series’ keyboard. There’s also a hidden heat vent behind the laptop’s rotating hinge that helps to drop temperatures even more.
The 15.6-inch version of the Yoga 9i can also be fitted with up to 16GB of DDR4 RAM, and 2TB of PCIe SSD storage. You will also find two Thunderbolt 3 ports, with discrete graphics options to be announced soon.
For battery life, Lenovo promises up to 20 hours of usage with the Yoga Slim 9i, where a 15-minute charge can provide up to 4 hours of offline video playback. As for the Yoga 9i convertible, you’re looking at about 13 hours of battery life, complete with support for the company’s Rapid Charge Boost technology.
Lenovo Legion Slim 7i
This is the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i, and the company is calling it the “world’s lightest 15-inch GeForce RTX gaming laptop”. Packed with a 10th gen Intel Core i9 HK series chip, the laptop also can be equipped with an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 GPU.
Now about that claim to be the lightest, it weighs 1.86KG and has a thickness of 17.9mm. According to Lenovo, the Legion Slim 7i can provide up to 7.75 hours of battery life with Rapid Charge Pro support. They’ve also added new airflow solutions, which are the machine-drilled holes above the keyboard.
Configuration wise, it can be packed with up to 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD for storage, and can have up to 32GB of DDR4 RAM. For its display, it can be fitted with a 15.6-inch 4K IPS display, up to a Full HD IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate. Gamers, you know which to opt for.
The Lenovo Legion Slim 7i has a full-sized Legion TrueStrike keyboard, which isn’t a mechanical keyboard, but offers a mechanical feel. It’s based on the famous ThinkPad keyboard, and it will have Corsair’s iCue RGB lighting available.
Apart from the laptops, Lenovo has some new tablets up its (large) sleeves. There’s the flagship Lenovo Tab P11 Pro, the Lenovo Tab M10 HD (Gen 2), and the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential.
Lenovo Tab P11 Pro
The Lenovo Tab P11 Pro has a 11.5-inch OLED 2K display, supporting HDR10 and even Dolby Vision. Running on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 730G processor, Lenovo did promise up to 15 hours of usage on a single charge. It’s made with an aluminum-alloy unibody chassis, which measures 6.9mm slim bezels on all four sides and a 7.7mm profile at its thickest point.
Lenovo Tab M10 HD (Gen 2)
As for the Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2, it has a 10.1-inch HD TDDI wide-viewing angle display, with dual speakers with Dolby Atmos, and TÜV Rheinland eye protection to help reduce harmful blue light.
Equipped with Google’s new Kids Space, owners of the M10 will be able to use Google’s recommended apps, books, and videos based on the kids’ interests. Parental controls are also included, of course.
Lenovo Smart Clock Essential
And last but not least, the Lenovo Smart Clock Essential. It is essentially a connected digital smart clock that offers full voice support with Google Assistant. It features an LED display that shows real-time information, complete with an ambient light sensor. It also features buttons to set alarm, in addition to voice, and it has a built-in light to help you walk around at night without bumping into things. There’s also an integrated USB port so you can charge your devices overnight.
Pricing And Availability
The Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i will be available starting November 2020, while the Yoga 9i in leather, or all-metal can be picked up from October 2020 together with the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i.
Lenovo’s Holiday Season laptops and tablets are priced as below:
- Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i – Starting from EUR1,899 (approx. RM9,418)
- Lenovo Yoga 9i (Leather) – Starting from EUR1,799 (approx. RM8,922)
- Lenovo Yoga 9i (All-Metal) – Starting from EUR1,999 (approx. RM9,911)
- Lenovo Legion Slim 7i – Starting from EUR1,299 (approx. RM6,441)
- Lenovo Tab P11 Pro – Starting from EUR699 (approx. RM3,464)
- Lenovo Tab M10 HD Gen 2 – Starting from EUR159 (approx. RM788)
- Lenovo Smart Clock Essential – Starting from EUR59.99 (approx. RM297) (Not Available in Malaysia)
- Lenovo Smart Tab M10 HD 2nd Gen – Starting from EUR179 (approx. RM887)
- Lenovo Smart Tab M10 2nd Gen – Starting from EUR199 (approx. RM986)
To learn more about Lenovo’s latest products, check them out here.