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Lenovo Leads in Launching Windows 11 on New Yoga Laptops

Lenovo Leads in Launching Windows 11 on New Yoga Laptops

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Three new consumer PCs include world’s lightest 14-inch OLED laptop1 
 
Middle East - 09, September 2021:   As the world rebuilds and re-opens, the shift to a more hybrid lifestyle will impact how we work, learn, connect and play. Those who embrace and have access to smarter technology will thrive in the next hybrid reality. Adept at making quick pivots to what’s next, Lenovo™ was already accelerating the evolution of the PC to be faster, more mobile, portable and powerful to meet people’s expectations. Consumers gaming or collaborating virtually from home stand to benefit most from the latest Windows 11 PCs with next-gen hardware and software inside.
 
At Tech World 2021, Lenovo unveiled new premium laptops providing fast and responsive computing ideal for the next normal. Introducing the world’s lightest 14-inch OLED laptop1 for exceptional portability, the Lenovo Yoga™ Slim 7 Carbon and the new 16-inch ultra-slim Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro—amongst the first laptops bringing you the powerful next-gen Windows 11 operating system (OS) with greater convenience and seamless experiences. For versatility on-the-go, the sleek IdeaPad™ Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) 2-in-1 detachable laptop is always-ready and all about mobility, and features Google’s Chrome OS to power creative and productivity tasks via your favorite apps while fueling incredible entertainment experiences.
 
Yoga Slim 7 Carbon – Light, Thin and Strong
Let’s start with the durable lightweight laptop with excellent OLED display that’s built for an active lifestyle, the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon. By combining high craftsmanship with portability, Yoga devices continually usher in purposeful innovation and more choice to enable consumers to put their best foot forward. Featuring up to 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800U Series Mobile Processors with AMD Radeon™ Graphics, the laptop is also available with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 graphics for supercharged content creation.  
 
With clean sleek lines and delicate 180-degree angled hinge, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon (14-inch) is a knockout
Packed with RAM with up to 16GB LPDDR4x of memory, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon also brings up to 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD of internal storage2 and a powerful 61WHrs battery with dual charger that delivers the ease of Rapid Charge Express while on the go – just charge for 15 minutes for up to 3 hours of use.3 Superior mobility with long lasting battery life of up to 14.5 hours4 is aided by scenario-based thermals via Lenovo Q-Control (simply use Fn+Q). Choose the ideal fan setting to maximize system performance, switch between Extreme Performance mode for heavy-duty tasks, or leave your PC in the AI-enabled Intelligent Cooling mode for auto-adjustments based on your needs and to extend battery life. With military-grade durability testing (MIL-STD 810H)5 through nine operational tests, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon is certified-reliable and sturdy enough to withstand everyday physical shock and harsh environmental conditions. 
 
A larger touchpad gives the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon a degree of user flexibility ideal for hybrid work and creation
Available in a Cloud Grey hue and made from ultra-portable carbon fiber and magnesium alloy for extraordinary lightness and strength, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon laptop measures 14.9mm at its thinnest point and weighs just 1.1kg (2.37 lbs) placing it in its own category of lightest overall laptops in the industry, i.e. devices weighing at or just above 1kg. Integrating Dolby Atmos® Speaker System helps power an immersive sound experience, while the drilled holes of two of the four front-facing speakers also help serve as thermal air intake zones for the laptop’s integrated turbo fan.
 
To enjoy the clarity of the laptop’s OLED display, a single hand to flip the lid is all it takes to start
Screens can often be dim and dull, leaving your eyes to pick up the slack, not so with the new Yoga Slim 7 Carbon. With an OLED panel by Samsung Display that’s optimized on four sides by narrow bezels, it mounts a stunning 14-inch QHD+ display designed for ultravivid picture quality with Dolby Vision®, and a VESA® DisplayHDR™ TrueBlack 500 certification for enhanced video quality reproduction in a 16:10 display format for less scrolling and factory calibrated to Delta E <2 for accurate performance at 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut vibrancy. This means you’ll see colors and contrast more clearly from multiple viewing angles and enjoy less lag with a 90Hz refresh rate at 400 nits nominal brightness or up to 600 nits at peak brightness. It’s even TÜV Eye Comfort certified for better eye health via its low blue light. The glass display is default and you can opt for a touch screen that’s strengthened with Corning® Gorilla® Glass for increased durability.
 
Bring the new capabilities and features of Windows 11 to life on Lenovo PCs, such as the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon (shown)
Inside, the laptop is powered by Windows 11. Windows 11 is designed to bring you closer to what you love and empower your productivity, inspire your creativity, and help you stay connected with what and who matters most. Along with experiencing the integrated personal features of Microsoft Teams, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon also offers Alexa Built-in featuring Alexa Show Mode6, an Echo-Show like display experience and Wi-Fi 6.7 Take advantage of the hands-free Windows Hello and the time-saving benefits and safeguards enabled via Lenovo Smart Assist, such as flip-to-boot, auto screen-locking, and wake when you walk away from your PC and return thanks to an infrared (IR) camera and time-of-flight sensor. Receive shoulder-surfing privacy alerts with attention-sensing software from Glance by Mirametrix® for peace of mind. 
 
To protect yourself even further, rely on Lenovo Smart Privacy Services, a new SaaS tool available on select Lenovo PCs with Windows 10 and Windows 11 that empowers you to own, control and personalize your online privacy all in one place helping to keep you protected as you surf, browse and shop online.
 
 
Yoga Slim 7 Pro – Extreme Performance on Lock 
For creators, making the shift to hybrid living will take a pumped-up PC with a bigger screen, extreme graphical performance, and more horsepower for running large apps and files faster. Say hello to the next-level Yoga Slim 7 Pro with Windows 11. Sporting a large 16-inch QHD In-Plane Switching (IPS) touch screen, 16:10 layout for multi-tasking and up to a max brightness of 500 nits via the up to 120Hz refresh rate configuration, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro is TÜV Eye Comfort certified. Enjoy spectacular color, brightness and contrast, and incredible detail with Dolby Vision; VESA Certified DisplayHDR 400, and support for 100 percent sRGB color gamut. What’s more, its touchpad is 11 percent bigger than the previous gen for increased comfort, and even responds to gestures. 
 
The Yoga Slim 7 Pro shown in Cloud Grey hue
Powered by up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processors for advanced platform responsiveness and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU to accelerate graphical performance for immersive entertainment, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro offers extreme efficiency with a combined TDP (Thermal Design Power) of 80W. It mounts up to 16GB dual-channel DDR4 RAM, up to 1TB of storage PCIe M.2 SSD2, and a powerful 75WHr battery with Rapid Charge Boost8 so you can work seamlessly when you’re on the move without always worrying about running out of battery power. 
Things can get hectic, what’s why the Yoga Slim 7 Pro comes with a smart noise cancelling mic to reduce the ambient sound around you for fewer distractions on video calls. Also featured is an integrated IR camera, and hands-free Alexa to help you stay organized with interactive shopping lists, reminders, and much more through voice command.6
 
Laptop also offered in chic Storm Grey hue
Enjoy incredible immersive sound with Dolby Atmos, all packed into a compact chassis that’s 17.4mm at its thinnest point with a starting weight of 2.1kg (4.6 lbs) and available in Cloud Grey or Storm Grey hue.9
 
 
IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”,6) – Just Grab, Go, and Get Creative
Intuitively secure and ultra-portable, the new Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) 2-in-1 detachable runs on the Chrome OS ecosystem for one-stop access to Google Play™ gaming and a rich library of entertainment apps, such as Spotify™ and YouTube™. With its lightweight panel from Samsung Display, the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook’s 13.3-inch OLED display is capable of true color via 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut, and its amplified brightness and higher contrast ratio as compared to an LCD screen does not disappoint. The powerfully simple operating system of the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) boots up fast and delivers a long battery life of up to 15 hours10 with a 42WHr battery for even more mobile productivity while studying or web browsing.
 
The IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13', 6) shown in Abyss Blue in productivity mode
Ideal for convenience lovers who prefer the versatility of the Google Assistant™ and switching between multiple modes, this Chromebook comes with touch, pen support and included keyboard and stand. Simply detach the screen and enjoy a cinematic experience when watching your favorite movies in tablet mode, or transform it into a productivity powerhouse by snapping on its thin, detachable laptop-grade keyboard to help you get work done from the classroom, to kitchen or to the couch. You’ll take comfort in the fact that today’s OLED display technology naturally emits 70 percent less blue light to help drastically reduce eye strain than current LCD panels, and comes certified as an Eyesafe® Display from TÜV Rheinland and an Eye Care Display from SGS™.
 
Easily pop-up your IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13', 6), shown in Storm Grey
Built to deliver a first-class computing experience, the Snapdragon® 7c Gen 2 compute platform enables the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook’s next-generation performance and efficiency. Whether browsing, racing against a deadline, or catching up on the latest entertainment, this 2-in-1 also provides up to 256GB eMMC SSD of storage2, and up to 8GB LPDDR4x of memory. Enjoy crystal-clear audio from quad speakers at max volume and USI stylus support to empower your creativity and notetaking.
 
The dual-tone and narrow bezel design of the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) comes in Storm Grey or Abyss Blue hue.10 Its thin and light compact chassis is made to be carried around anywhere at 7.24mm thin and weighing 700g (1.5 lbs) for just the tablet.
 
No matter where life takes you for work, school, passion or play – whether remote, in-person or a mix of both – we’ve got the smarter laptop and solutions to support whatever you do, from wherever you go.
 
Visit Lenovo’s Tech World homepage for full specs, images and more information.
 
 
U.S. Pricing and Availability11 
• The 14-inch Yoga Slim 7 Carbon laptop (called IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon in North America) will start at $1,289.99 and is expected to be available starting October 2021.11
• The 16-inch Yoga Slim 7 Pro laptop (called IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro in North America) will start at $1,449 and is expected to be available on Lenovo.com starting October 2021.11
• The IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) (called Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 in North America) will start at $429.99 and is expected to be available starting October 2021.11
 

Key Specs

 

Yoga Slim 7 Carbon

Dimensions and Weight

Starting at 14.9mm thin and weighs from 1kg (2.37 lbs)

Screen

14” QHD+ (2880 x1800), 90Hz, 400 nits, 100% DCI-P3, AAR 91%, Dolby Vision HDR, optional touchscreen

Processor

Up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800U Mobile Processor

Graphics

Up to NVIDIA GeForce MX450 discrete graphics

Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics

Memory

Up to 16GB Dual Channel LPDDR4x

Storage

Up to 1TB SSD PCIe M.22

Operating System

Windows 11

Battery

61WHr

Up to 14.5 hours of battery life4

Rapid Charge Express3

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 6

Bluetooth 5.1

Alexa Built-in

Ports

 

2 x USB Type-C® (USB 3.2 Gen 2, PD 3.0, DisplayPort 1.4)

1 x USB Type-C (USB 3.2 Gen 2)
1 x Audio Combo Jack

Audio

Dolby Atmos Speaker System

 

 

Yoga Slim 7 Pro

Dimensions and Weight

Starting at 17.4mm thin and weighs 2.1kg (4.6 lbs)

Screen

16” 2.5K, Touch, 500 nits, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision HDR, AAR 92%, optional 120Hz

Processor

Up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processor

Graphics

Up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 discrete graphics

Integrated AMD Radeon Graphics

Memory

Up to 16GB Dual Channel DDR4

Storage

Up to 1TB SSD PCIe M.22

Operating System

Windows 11

Battery

75WHr

Up to 12.5 hours of battery life4

Rapid Charge Boost8

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 6

Bluetooth 5.1

Alexa Built-in

Ports (AMD + GTX)

2 x USB 3.2 Type-A
1 x SD Card, HDMI

1 x USB Type-C (full function)
1 x Audio Jack

Audio

Dolby Atmos

 

 

IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6)

Dimensions and Weight

7.24mm thick and tablet weighs 700g (1.5 lbs)

Screen

13.3” Full HD, OLED, 400 nits, 100% DCI-P3, AAR 91%

Processor

Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 Compute Platform

Memory

Up to 8GB LPDDR4x

Storage

Up to 256GB eMMC SSD2 supported

Operating System

Google Chrome 

Battery

42WHr

Up to 15 hours battery life and Rapid Charge10

Connectivity

Wi-Fi 5

Bluetooth 5.1 combo with Wi-Fi card

USI 1.0 stylus support

Google Assistant

Ports

2 x USB 3.0 Type-C

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