Lenovo Slim and Yoga Notebooks get a March refresh with extra features and performance upgrades

New workplaces, new challenges, and hybrid productivity styles require new and hybrid solutions… and Lenovo is leading the charge with its newly unveiled series of Slim and Yoga notebooks. Lenovo’s latest laptops are a force to be reckoned with, boasting Windows 11 and a range of impressive features. The Lenovo X Power stands out for its powerful performance in a slim design, while the PureSight display offers enhanced visuals. The Premium Suite includes a new keyboard with larger keycaps for improved comfort and efficiency. Overall, these laptops are a must-have for tech enthusiasts looking for top-notch performance and design.

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8th-gen Lenovo Slim Notebooks

“We know that digital content creators continue to embrace the hybrid lifestyle to create anytime, anywhere, from making videos to designing graphics on the move,” says Jun Ouyang, Lenovo’s vice president and general manager of the Consumer Business Segment, Intelligent Devices Group. “Lenovo’s latest new premium Slim Pro laptops are made for creators. Combining performance and portability, including an impressive new Mini-LED PureSight Pro display and an upgraded keyboard, creators will revel in the exceptional user experience to create whenever inspiration strikes.”

Lenovo Slim Pro 9i

“These are the most powerful products we’ve ever had within our consumer lineup,” says Senior Product Manager Anthony Parris as he debuts the Slim Pro 9i notebooks, available in 14.5 and 16-inch variants. Powered by an upgraded version of Lenovo X Power – a set of hardware and software features that work together for a faster, smoother creative experience, the new Slim Pro 9i series is tailor-made for content creation. They come with Windows 11 and up to 13th Gen Intel® CoreTM mobile processors, and NVIDIA RTX 4070 laptop GPUs. Both the 16″ ad 14.5″ variants sport the latest PureSight Pro touch-sensitive displays with 165hz refresh rates. The 14″ variant comes with a 3K resolution display, while the 16″ model bumps it up to 3.2K. Both laptops come in Storm Grey and Tidal Teal color variants.

Lenovo Slim Pro 7

The Slim Pro 7 laptop is a powerful device designed for content creators who need to multitask. It features NVIDIA RTX 3050 or 4050 laptop GPUs and a 73Wh battery for a quieter and cooler experience. The 14.5-inch PureSight Pro display offers up to 3K resolution, 400 nits brightness, and 120Hz refresh rate for sharp and smooth visuals. Equipped with the Premium Suite that can be seen on all the other Slim and Yoga notebooks, the Slim Pro 7 includes four microphones with voice ID noise cancellation, four speakers, an FHD infrared camera, a Time of Flight sensor, and a privacy shutter. The keyboard has been upgraded with 1.5mm anti-grease dish cap keys for comfort and faster typing, and the laptop, which will be available exclusively on Best Buy and Lenovo’s website, will be available in Tidal Teal or Storm Grey and has a chic, ultra-slim design.

Lenovo Slim 7i

If the Slim Pro laptops prioritized performance, the Slim notebooks are more about portability, sleekness, and being incredibly easy to move around with while still offering Lenovo’s signature product experience. The 8th Gen Lenovo Slim 7i laptop now boasts 13th Gen Intel® CoreTM processors, providing users with lightning-fast and seamless performance, with the Intel Iris dedicated GPU. The aluminum chassis comes with a fingerprint reader built below the keyboard, and right above it is a 2.8K 120hz touchscreen panel with 400 nits brightness, 100% sRGB, Dolby Vision, TÜV Low Blue Light Certification, and a matte finish.

Here are the pricing and availability details for Lenovo’s 8th-gen Slim Notebooks:

▪ The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i (16”) – May 2023, starting at $1,799.99
▪ The Lenovo Slim Pro 9i (14.5”) – May 2023, starting at $1,699.99
▪ The Lenovo Slim Pro 7 (14.5”) – April 2023, starting at $1,199.99
▪ The Lenovo Slim 7i (14”) – April 2023, starting at $1,179.99

8th-gen Lenovo Yoga Notebooks

Named aptly for its flexible design, the Yoga series promotes a hybrid style of working, allowing you to oscillate between laptop and tablet formats, or even opt for something in between. Now in its 8th generation, the Yoga 2-in-1 notebooks give you the option of being equipped with 13th gen Intel or AMD Ryzen 7000 processors, so creators can expect a strong and smooth performance whether video editing, photo retouching, or music streaming. You’ve also got that stylus that really uplifts the Yoga experience along with the 2-in-1 notebook’s 360° multimode capability, giving you a tablet-like UX in a laptop body.

Lenovo Yoga 7 & 7i

The 8th gen Yoga 7 is a versatile and easy-to-handle convertible laptop that boasts a polished comfort edge design. With 360-degree multimode capabilities, users can switch between a full-sized laptop and a portable tablet, making it perfect for creating and consuming content on the go. It comes built with the latest 13th Gen Intel CPU or AMD Ryzen 7000 series processors, and sports a high-quality 16″ touch-sensitive display with a 16:10 Aspect Ratio, up to 2.8K OLED Panel, and 100% DCI-P3 color accuracy, allowing users to create and share their best work yet. The Yoga 7i, on the other hand, comes in two sizes (14″ and 16″), offering just the Intel 13th gen chipset on the inside, and an up to 2.8K panel on the 14″ and 2.5K panel on the 16″ variant. The Yoga 7 and 7i series both come in Storm Grey and Tidal Teal color options.

Here are the pricing and availability details for Lenovo’s 8th-gen Yoga Notebooks:

▪ The Lenovo Yoga 7i (14”) – April 2023, starting at $849.99
▪ The Lenovo Yoga 7i (16”) is) – April 2023, starting at $799.99
▪ The Lenovo Yoga 7 (16”) – May 2023, starting at $799.99