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Lenovo Yoga Windows 11 laptops get flexible for hybrid environment

Lenovo has unveiled a trio of environmentally-friendly, ultra-slim Yoga laptops built for Windows 11. Employers and busy professionals looking for the best laptops which make flexible hydrid working (post-COVID) and collaborating with their teams seamless should look no further than Lenovo's 7th-gen Yoga PCs. 

  The new Lenovo Yoga Windows 11 line comes in a set of three as stated below:

  • The flagship 14-inch Yoga Slim 9i, a carbon neutral certified laptop1 that offers smarter productivity and incredible portable entertainment
  • The Yoga Slim 7i Pro X and Yoga Slim 7 Pro X, fueled by Lenovo X Power that enables creation anywhere, anytime.
  • The Yoga Slim 7i Carbon that fuses powerful mobility with durable style.

The line also offers refreshes of the 14-inch and 16-inch Yoga Slim 7 Pro, the Yoga Slim 7i Pro,and the Yoga 7.

To meet the needs of the new hybrid home office, Lenovo has also announced today the new Yoga AIO 7, a new 4K 27-inch desktop PC that features an ergonomic hinge for endless adaptability, collaboration across multiple devices, and modern engineering for the contemporary home.

One of the lightest laptops in its class, Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon has 12th Gen chips and weighs just 2.13 pounds.

“Hybrid life is the new norm that’s inspired the development of this new generation of Lenovo Yoga devices. Our goal is to empower more people to ‘just be you’ – to consume, create, and collaborate on their own terms,” said Ouyang Jun, Lenovo’s vice president and general manager of the Consumer Business Segment, Intelligent Devices Group.

Added Jun: “We’ve designed and engineered the new Yoga PCs with smarter features and an even more premium user experience to help people pursue their ambitions, relax, and get things done in their own way.”

Lenovo Yoga 7th-gen PCs; more exciting features to expect

  • Maximum performance: In addition to offering more power, flexibility, and collaborative features, the new seventh generation of the Yoga Slim premium clamshell laptops comes with smart adaptive performance of Lenovo’s X Power, a new defined set of features committed to better upgraded performance. They are further paired with Lenovo’s show-stopping PureSight displays, offering sharper, faster and more realistic, Eyesafe-certified visual experience.
  • Safer, smart homes: the Yoga Slim line makes hybrid living truly seamless. This is done through smarter performance, sensing, security, and recognition capabilities – all made possible by Lenovo A.I. Engine+, which can anticipate the user’s power or battery needs based on what they’re doing. Not only this, Lenovo’s Intelligent Sense and  Integrated Security helps keep work and play on the Yoga seamless and safer.
  • Seamless at-home work environment: designed for the modern home, the new Yoga AIO 7 has an easily adjustable screen hinge and endless device-to-device collaborative options for a hybrid lifestyle. With a 27-inch 4K IPS narrow-bezel display and 95 percent DCI-P3, the Yoga AIO 7 effortlessly rotates 90 degrees, lifts up, and tilts for more viewing angles – just with the gentle push of a hand or finger via its flexible hinge design. This new Yoga all-in-one desktop computer is made to be at the center of a modern home. And it has the power to match – with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series Processor and optional AMD Radeon RX 6600M graphics featuring the ground-breaking AMD RDNA 2 architecture. It also doubles as a robust home entertainment system, with dual JBL 5W speakers that minimises distortion through a unique Lenovo passive radiator design.
The new Yoga AIO 7 has 4K Ultra HD bezel-less display capable of 99% Adobe RGB and DCI-P3 wide colour coverage.
  • Top-tier specs: both the Yoga Slim 7 Pro and Yoga Slim 7i Pro are built for essential performance, with a sleek Storm Grey or Cloud Grey5 premium aluminum design. A must for creators on the go, they’re equipped with the latest gen Intel Core or AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processors. With up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Laptop GPU, users can bring their creations to live in spectacular color, brightness and contrast of the optional OLED Lenovo PureSight display, enhanced by optional Dolby Vision and a 100 percent sRGB color space.
  • Entertainment powerhouse; Lenovo Yoga 7 (14”, 7) is a versatile 2-in-1 multi-mode convertible laptop that also features a comfort-edge design for an easier hold and carry experience. With powerful AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processors, this entertainment powerhouse packs an up-to-2.8K OLED touchscreen 16:10 display. It is equipped with Dolby Vision for richer, true-to-life color and hardware-based low blue light, as well as Dolby Atmos enveloping spatial audio over four speakers.
  • Environmentally friendly: thanks to Lenovo’s CO2 Offset Service, carbon emissions of the new Yoga PCs are offset from production through to the average lifecycle of the device across Europe, Middle East and Africa. All coming with the average lifecycle (up to 5 years), the devices support United Nations Climate Change vetted projects to ensure the impact and integrity of the environmental projects.

Pricing & Availability

Lenovo’s next-generation Widows 11 PCs are expected to go on sale from the end of June, 2022 at selected stores countrywide, and will be priced as follows:

Available end of June

  • Yoga Slim 9i (14″,7) starts at 1.8999€.
  •  The Yoga Slim 7i Pro X (14”, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.299€. The Yoga Slim 7 Pro X (14”, 7) with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor starts at 1.199€.
  • The Yoga Slim 7i Carbon (13”, 7) starts at 1.199€.

Available end of August :

  • The Yoga Slim 7 Pro (14”, 7) with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor starts at 999€ and is expected to be available by end of August 2022.

Available end of July:

  •  The larger Yoga Slim 7 Pro (16”, 7) with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor starts at 1.499€.
  • The Yoga Slim 7i Pro (14”, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.099€. The larger Yoga Slim 7i Pro (16”, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.599€.

Available end of June:

  • The Yoga AIO 7 (27”, 7) starts at 1.499€.
  •  The Yoga 7 (14”, 7) starts at 1.099€.

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Tankiso Komane
Tankiso Komane
A Tshwane University of Technology journalism graduate, Tankiso Komane has a vast experience in print & broadcast media business and has worked for some of the country’s biggest daily newspapers, including The Sowetan, The Citizen, The Times, and The New Age. Through her varied work as a journalist, notably as a copywriter for SABC1 (On-Air promotions) and as a publicist for Onyx Communications, she has developed an in-depth understanding of the nature of the media business and how to use it for the purpose of exposure. Her expertise in journalism across various disciplines, coupled with a good reputation, has laid the foundation of a new kind "trust in Journalism" as the media ecosystem continues to digitally evolve.
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