Lenovo unveils new Yoga PCs to empower consumers to do more, their way
The new Yoga 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.
“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.
“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.”
The Lenovo Yoga: Premium, Powerful, and Portable
Made to merge unbelievable portability and versatility with more power, Lenovo’s Yoga 2-in-1 convertible laptops were pioneers in opening possibilities for users to flip and fold from work to play. The Yoga sub-brand has since expanded to encompass even more premium consumer devices that now span multiple form factors, including ultra-slim clamshell laptops, desktop computers, Chromebooks, and tablets. In today’s new hybrid environment, the new generation of Yoga devices are designed to help people thrive against new challenges and opportunities in the way they connect, consume, create, and collaborate from the home, school, office, and beyond – giving users the tools to do more and the freedom to be themselves.
Lenovo’s new Yoga Slim line exemplifies the pinnacle of this performance and portability – defined by its refined craftsmanship, premium experiences, and bold innovation. These ultra-slim laptops integrate a comfort edge design with humanizing soft contours for easier and more comfortable mobility and handling. They’re also crafted for premium experiences, powered by Lenovo’s X Power,2 a new defined set of features committed to better upgraded performance. To add, they’re enhanced by Lenovo’s show-stopping PureSight displays that set a new standard of premium features for a sharper, faster, more realistic, Eyesafe-certified visual experience.
The Yoga Slim line stands for premium, portable performance – empowering users to adapt to hybrid living through smarter performance, sensing, security, and recognition capabilities – all made possible by the Lenovo A.I. Engine+. This A.I. engine’s smart performance can anticipate the user’s power or battery needs based on what they’re doing, while Lenovo Intelligent Sense and Integrated Security – also part of Lenovo A.I. Engine+ – help keep work and play on the Yoga seamless and safer.
Consumers can also attach Lenovo’s advanced support offering Premium Care for an elevated service experience. The VIP service includes priority treatment, personalized hardware and software support from experts, yearly PC-health checks, among others.
The new 7th Gen Yoga Slim and Convertible devices include the Lenovo’s CO2 Offset Service as standard in Europe, Middle East and Africa. The verified service accounts for the average carbon emissions associated with the respective device, spanning from manufacturing to shipment and the average lifecycle (up to 5 years). and supports United Nations Climate Change vetted projects to ensure the impact and integrity of the environmental projects.
Yoga Slim 9i: Smart. Sustainable. Powerful.
As a carbon-neutral-certified laptop,1 the Yoga Slim 9i (14″, 7) is ideal for the eco-conscious without compromising on mobile luxury, premium entertainment features, and A.I.-powered performance. Encased in 3D glass, the comfort-edge design of the thin and light 14.9mm chassis features rounded, smooth contours for a more comfortable handling and holding experience.
A union of mobility and performance, the Yoga Slim 9i also redefines the meaning of portable entertainment and content creation. It has a 14-inch 16:10 up-to-4K OLED PureSight touchscreen display, complemented with Sound by Bowers & Wilkins. Lenovo’s PureSight visual experience on the optional 4K OLED screen provides ultra-sharp detail and clarity and rich, photorealistic colors — from deep blacks to vibrant lights. With Vesa Certified Display HDR True Black 500, its depth of 10 bits can display over a billion colors in a single pixel and a full color gamut of 100 percent DCI-P3. The Yoga Slim 9i’s four Bowers & Wilkins speakers bring audio to life.
The Yoga Slim 9i lets users tap into a mode of portable performance that adapts to them, powered by Intel Evo featuring 12th Gen Intel Core processors. Powering next-level smarter experiences, the Lenovo A.I. Core 2.0 delivers improved A.I.-enabled performance and smarter security, which includes hardware-level encryption engineered to help protect the device from root and ransomware attacks. And depending on the task at hand and the amount of system load, the A.I. engine can also dynamically adjust fan speed and hardware performance to optimize and accelerate performance.
Yoga Slim 7i Pro X and Yoga Slim 7 Pro X: The Power to Create, No Matter Where
Providing the sheer power to create from anywhere, the Yoga Slim 7i Pro X (14″, 7), and the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X (14″, 7) deliver the raw performance for users to realize their ambitions. They feature up to next-gen processors, up to 32GB of LPDDR5 RAM, up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU with NVIDIA Studio validation, and Lenovo’s X Power that takes thermal design power to the next level. Lenovo’s X Power offers specific tuning for different usage scenarios to push the laptop beyond the benchmarks of maximum CPU and GPU performance. At less than 1.6kg, these thin and light machines are built to go virtually anywhere, while packing the pure performance needed for digital content creation.
Yoga Slim 7i Carbon: The Art of Mobility
For those who embrace hybrid living and the freedom to get things done from their living room to the office, the Yoga Slim 7i Carbon (13″, 7) offers amazing mobile performance, matching its extraordinary lightness of under 1kg and a chassis as thin as 14.8mm at its thinnest point, with the rugged resilience of aerospace-grade magnesium alloy reinforced with multi-layer carbon fiber. Its comfort-edge design is built for ease of carrying. Three contemporary two-tone color options5 and edge-to-edge keyboard with larger trackpad further make the Yoga Slim 7i Carbon a personalized accessory that can be taken anywhere.
Perform at its peak potential with Intel Evo, now featuring 12th Gen Intel Core Processors, enhanced by self-adjusting fan speeds and performance to match the user’s power and battery needs. Create and binge content virtually anytime and anywhere with a Lenovo PureSight 13.3-inch 2.5k optional touchscreen featuring ultra-smooth 90Hz refresh rates and a taller 16:10 aspect ratio. Its Lenovo PureSight display offers an expanded color palette and more accurate, hardware calibrated, hues of 100 percent sRGB color space and 100 percent color volume with 8-bit color, as well as TÜV Hardware Low Blue Light certification3 made for less eye strain.
Yoga Slim 7 Pro and Yoga Slim 7i Pro: Essential Performance
Lenovo is also announcing a refresh of its Yoga Slim 7 Pro (14″, 7) and Yoga Slim 7i Pro (14″, 7). These devices are built for essential performance, with a sleek Storm Grey or Cloud Grey5 premium aluminum design. Create on the go, featuring an option of the latest gen Intel Core or AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processors. With up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2050 Laptop GPU, take in the spectacular color, brightness and contrast of its optional OLED Lenovo PureSight display, enhanced by optional Dolby Vision and a 100 percent sRGB color space.
Available in Storm Grey5, the larger Yoga Slim 7 Pro (16″, 7) and Yoga Slim 7i Pro (16″, 7) are built for superior graphical display speeds, featuring a 2.5K IPS monitor at up to 165Hz for ultra-smooth gameplay and video editing. It has up to an NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Ti Laptop GPU with NVIDIA Studio validation on the Yoga Slim 7 Pro (16″, 7) and Intel Arc A370M graphics on Yoga Slim 7i Pro (16″, 7). All Yoga Slim 7 Pro and Yoga Slim 7i Pro laptops come with smart features such as Smart Performance that can dynamically adjust power and battery life, so that users can tap into powerful performance from home or on the go.
Yoga 7: Pure Passion for Entertainment
Crafted for entertainment and creativity, the new 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, featuring Dolby Vision for true-to-life color, richer detail, and hardware-based low blue light, as well as Dolby Atmos enveloping spatial audio over four speakers.
The Yoga 7 is defined by its versatility. Go for longer periods without scrambling for a power outlet with its long-lasting battery6 and Rapid Charge Express7 technology. Create, sketch, and take notes with the optional Active Pen.5 Its four usage modes also empower users to interact with their Yoga 7 in a number of different ways. Streamline productivity and learning with smarter features such as noise cancellation during videocalls and low blue light filters to keep video quality clear and free from distraction and eye strain.
Yoga AIO 7: Powerful and Collaborative
Inspired by the many ways in which people are now creating, working, and entertaining at home, the new Yoga AIO 7 (27″, 7) is incredibly adaptive. 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 minimizes distortion through a unique Lenovo passive radiator design, while taking up a smaller base footprint than its previous generation to give back more desk space.
One of the Yoga AIO 7’s best features is enabling sharing and collaboration. Users can now wirelessly cast their smartphone’s screen8 to the desktop monitor to watch videos, scroll through photos, or browse social media on a massive 27-inch display – rotated horizontally or vertically. And while working or binging videos on a laptop,9 one can also augment the audio and screen size by plugging it into the Yoga AIO 7’s full-function Type-C port – letting the user assume control of both devices with a keyboard and mouse, all the while keeping the device charged.
Lenovo Smart Lock Services: Shielding the PC from the Unknown
To further support hybrid lifestyles, Lenovo is introducing its latest software application product, Lenovo Smart Lock Services. Powered by Absolute® and available via Lenovo Vantage and Lenovo.com, this cloud-based security software offers users peace of mind in the event their PC is stolen, giving them more remote control of the personal information stored on their device.
Packed with robust security features, when deployed, Lenovo Smart Lock Services enables users to track and locate the last known location of their Lenovo device either through a web browser or mobile app. They can also remotely lock the device to restrict unauthorized access or, through its data wipe feature, delete sensitive files to help prevent identity and data theft. To help users recover a stolen PC, Lenovo Smart Lock Services includes access to Absolute’s dedicated Investigations team that works closely with local law enforcement to try to track it down.
Pricing and Availability
● The Yoga Slim 9i (14″, 7) starts at 1.899€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022.12
● The Yoga Slim 7i Pro X (14″, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.299€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022. The Yoga Slim 7 Pro X (14″, 7) with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor starts at 1.199€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022.12
● The Yoga Slim 7i Carbon (13″, 7) starts at 1.199€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022.12
● 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 2022.12 The larger Yoga Slim 7 Pro (16″, 7) with AMD Ryzen 6000 Series processor starts at 1.499€ and is expected to be available by end of July 2022.12
● The Yoga Slim 7i Pro (14″, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.099€ and is expected to be available by end of July 2022. The larger Yoga Slim 7i Pro (16″, 7) with Intel Core processor starts at 1.599€ and is expected to be available by end of July 2022.12
● The Yoga AIO 7 (27″, 7) starts at 1.499€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022.12
● The Yoga 7 (14″, 7) starts at 1.099€ and is expected to be available by end of June 2022.12
● Lenovo Smart Lock Services is expected to be available in global markets through September 202212