At Tech World 2021, Lenovo unveiled a lot of new products including new and first Windows 11 laptops like the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon (the world’s lightest 14-inch OLED laptop), 16-inch ultra-slim Yoga Slim 7 Pro; IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook; two P-Series tablets – Tab P12 Pro and Tab P11 5G.
This exciting lineup of new products also includes a new ThinkVision 27u-20 professional display; Lenovo G27e-20 and Lenovo G24e-20 gaming monitors; and new Lenovo Smart Wireless Earbuds (that can instantly air with up to two devices simultaneously via Bluetooth).
So without wasting any time let’s talk about their specs one by one.
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon (called IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon in North America) is the world’s lightest 14-inch OLED laptop, undoubtedly, as it only weighs 2.37 pounds. The recent competitor for the lightest laptop was the ASUS ZenBook 14X OLED that weighed 3.07 pounds, but this laptop is way lighter than the ZenBook.
Under the hood, it features up to 8-core AMD Ryzen 7 5800U Series Mobile Processors with AMD Radeon Graphics, with an option for NVIDIA GeForce MX450 graphics, along with up to 16GB LPDDR4x RAM and up to 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD of internal storage.
Slim 7 Carbon has an OLED panel (16:10 aspect ratio), optimized on four sides by narrow bezels, mounted on a stunning 14-inch QHD+ display with Dolby Vision, and a VESA DisplayHD TrueBlack 500 certification. The display provides a 90Hz refresh rate at 400 nits nominal brightness or up to 600 nits at peak brightness and even has TÜV Eye Comfort certified for better eye health via its low blue light.
Though the OLED harms the battery, Lenovo assures a battery life of 14.5 hours and claims that charging it for 15 minutes can give you up to 3 hours of battery life. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Alexa Built-in.
The 14-inch Yoga Slim 7 Carbon will start at $1,289.99 and is expected to be available in October 2021 with Windows 11. The glass display is default and one can opt for a touch screen that’s strengthened with Corning Gorilla Glass.
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro
The Yoga Slim 7 Pro (called IdeaPad Slim 7 Pro in North America) has a 16-inch QHD In-Plane Switching (IPS) touch screen with 16:10 layout for multi-tasking, Dolby Vision, VESA Certified DisplayHDR 400, TÜV Eye Comfort certified and provides up to a max brightness of 500 nits via the up to 120Hz refresh rate configuration.
Under the hood, it is powered by up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processors with up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU (80W TDP) coupled with up to 16GB dual-channel DDR4 RAM and up to 1TB of storage PCIe M.2 SSD.
The laptop is 17.4mm, the thinnest, and weighs 4.6 pounds. The touchpad is also 11% larger than the previous gen. For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.1, Alexa Built-in.
The 16-inch Yoga Slim 7 Pro will start at $1,449 and is expected to be available in October 2021 with two color options – Cloud Grey and Storm Grey color and Windows 11.
Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook
Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook 2-in-1 detachable runs on the Chrome OS ecosystem and features a 13.3-inch OLED display which 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 SGM.
Duet 5 Chromebook is powered by the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 coupled with up to 256GB eMMC SSD of storage, and up to 8GB LPDDR4x RAM. One can enjoy crystal-clear audio from quad speakers at max volume and USI stylus support to empower your creativity and notetaking.
For connectivity, it has Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1 combo with a Wi-Fi card, USI 1.0 stylus support, Google Assistant and provides up to 15 hours battery life with Rapid Charge. IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (called Lenovo Chromebook Duet 5 in North America), comes in Storm Grey or Abyss Blue hue, will start at $429.99, and is expected to be available in October 2021.
Lenovo Tab P12 Pro
|Processor||Snapdragon 870 Mobile Platform|
|Audio||4 SLS JBL speakers with quad-channel, Lenovo Premium Audio, Dolby Atmos|
|RAM + ROM||Up to 8GB + 256GB LPDDR5|
|Battery||10200mAh (both Wi-Fi only or 5G model), compatible with 45W quick charge|
|Display||12.6-inch (2560 x 1600) AMOLED touchscreen display, 120Hz for gaming or 60Hz setting for low key activities, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, 600 nits in extreme mode, and DC dimming|
|Accessories||Lenovo Precision Pen 3, Full-size keyboard with a built-in trackpad|
|Software||Lenovo’s new Project Unity software for the ultimate device collaboration, Google Entertainment Space|
The 12-inch Lenovo Tab P12 Pro tablet with Wi-Fi only will start at $609.99 with the 5G model expected to be offered in EMEA for €899. Both models are expected to be available in October 2021.
Lenovo Tab P11 5G
|Processor||Snapdragon 750G 5G Mobile Platform|
|Audio||4 JBL speaker, Dolby Atmos, Lenovo Premium Audio Solution|
|RAM + ROM||Up to 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM|
|Battery||7700mAh (up to 12 hours of streaming video), 20W quick charge|
|Display||11-inch 2K IPS and Dolby Vision, 400 nits with TÜV-certified for eye protection|
|Colors||Moon White, Storm Grey, Modernist Teal|
|Accessories||Optional Lenovo Precision Pen 2, optional keyboard pack|
|Software||Google Entertainment Space|
The 11-inch Lenovo Tab P11 5G tablet is expected to be offered in EMEA for €499 with availability starting October 2021.
New Monitors and Earbuds
Along with this, Lenovo also unveiled some new monitors, including the new ThinkVision P27u-20 professional display with a 27-inch Ultra High Definition (3840×2160) IPS screen with VESA Certified DisplayHD 400 support and has USB 3.2 ports including Thunderbolt 4 input and output, along with a downstream USB-C port. It is priced at $769.00 and will be made available in December 2021.
Two new gaming monitors Lenovo G27e-20 (27-inch) and Lenovo G24e-20 (23.8-inch) with AMD FreeSync, and both displays are capable of achieving a 1ms Moving Picture Response Time (MPRT) for excellent perceived blur reduction and provides up to 120Hz overclock and 100Hz refresh rates. The G27e-20 is priced at $239.99 and the G24e-20 is priced at $209.99 both will be made available in October 2021.
Lastly comes the all-new Lenovo Smart Wireless Earbuds which have a battery life of 28 hours and features 11mm dynamic drivers, 6 mics with ANC (3 mics per earbud). The earbuds come with Bluetooth 5, Touch Controls and are water and sweat-resistant too.
Earbuds can last for up to seven hours of continuous listening (ANC off) and comes in two colors White and Black along with fast pairing support for Android and Windows. Lenovo Smart Wireless Earbuds will cost $99.99 and is expected to be available starting Q3 2021.