- The new Lenovo laptops are powered by the latest 11th generation Intel Core processors
- The Yoga 9i is a premium offering
- The Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i come with built-in Alexa support
Lenovo has expanded its laptop portfolio with the launch of three new devices in India. The newly-launched laptops include the Lenovo Yoga 7i, Yoga 9i and IdeaPad Slim 5i. The latest offerings are powered by Intel’s 11th generation processors.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i is an entry-level thin and lightweight laptop. The Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i are premium offerings with 2-in-1 convertible designs. The latter is also an upgraded variant of the Yoga Slim 7i that debuted last August. Let’s delve into the technical details of the latest laptops offered by Lenovo.
Lenovo Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i specifications and features
The Lenovo Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i feature a 360-degree hinge mechanism with touch screen support that makes them usable in various form factors. Both devices offer a 14-inch IPS display with the former bearing up to UHD resolution while the latter sports a FHD panel. The Yoga 9i also supports VESA DisplayHDR400 and Dolby Vision. Both laptops come with a backlit keyboard and an Ultrasonic fingerprint reader.
In terms of audio, the Yoga 9i has a rotating soundbar equipped with Dolby Atmos speaker system that consists of 2 subwoofers, 2 tweeters and 2 webcam mics. On the other hand, the Yoga 7i houses 2 x 2W front-facing Dolby Atmos speakers.
Under the hood, the Lenovo Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i are equipped with up to the latest 11th generation Core i7 processor. The chipset is paired with Intel Iris Xe GPU onboard. The machines pack up to 16GB DDR4 RAM and offer up to 1TB of SSD storage. The Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i run on Windows 10 Home and feature built-in Alexa voice assistant. Both laptops are backed by a 70 Whr battery life.
The Lenovo Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i come with a 1MP web camera with the company’s TrueBlock privacy shutter. Connectivity options on both laptops include WiFi 6, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C, USB 3.2 Gen 2 port and a headphone jack. There is also a dedicated slot on the laptop to incorporate the stylus.
Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i specifications and features
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i features a 15-inch display bearing an FHD resolution and 300 nits brightness. The power button on the laptop doubles up as a fingerprint scanner. There is a dual 2W front-firing speaker with Dolby Atmos. The IdeaPad Slim 5i comes with a 720p HD camera with privacy shutter.
Internally, the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i houses the 11th gen Core i7 chipset. It is paired with up to 16GB RAM. Users get the option to choose the laptop with NVIDIA MX450 or NVIDIA MX350 or an integrated Intel Iris Xe GPU. Storage-wise, the machine offers up to 1TB SSD and also the option of dual storage of up to 256GB + 1TB SATA hard drive.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 5i is rated to deliver up to 17 hours of battery life and support Rapid Charge fast charging. On the connectivity front, the laptop offers Wi0Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, two USB-A 3.1 Gen 1, USB-C Gen 1, HDMI 1.4b, an SD card reader and headphone jack.
Lenovo Yoga 9i, Yoga 7i and IdeaPad Slim 5i price in India
The Lenovo Yoga 9i starts at Rs 1,69,990 and comes in a single Black finish. The Lenovo Yoga 7i carries a starting price tag of Rs 99,000 and is offered in Slate Grey and Black Moss colours. The IdeaPad Slim 5i starts at Rs 63,990 and can be availed in four colours – Platinum Grey, Granite Black, Light Teal and Abyss Blue.
As for availability, the Yoga 9i and Yoga 7i are up for pre-orders on Lenovo.com with the former going on sale from January 12th while the later shipping from January 15th. The IdeaPad Slim 5i is available for purchase on Lenovo.com, Amazon India and Lenovo exclusive stores.