This week, Lenovo has announced the launch of the world’s first certified carbon neutral laptop, the Yoga Slim 9i. The laptop strengthens the company’s sustainability efforts and comes with premium specifications, including a 12th generation Intel CPU, 4K OLED display and more.
Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i is a laptop CO2-neutral in construction, packaging and other exterior materials. According to the company, the laptop is certified by TUV Rheinland and ENERGY STAR. The outer frame is constructed of series 6000 aluminum and has a comfortable design. The laptop also has a 180 degree hinge.
In addition to being an eco-friendly laptop, the Yoga Slim 9i also offers premium features. It is equipped with a 14.7-inch OLED screen in 16:10 format, available in two versions: a 4K version with a refresh rate of 60Hz and a 2.8K version with a refresh rate of 90Hz. The display supports touch response and is Vesa HDR True Black 500 certified, allowing it to produce accurate colors for an immersive viewing experience. There is also a 1080p IR camera with an electronic shutter for extra privacy.
Under the bonnet, the Yoga Slim 9i is equipped witha 12th generation Intel Core processor (up to i7-1280P) and Lenovo’s AI Core 2.0 chip, which is responsible for dynamically controlling various aspects of the laptop. The AI chip controls the device’s performance, cooling fans and safety. It also protects the laptop from root and ransomware attacks by using hardware-level encryption.
In terms of memory, the laptop can hold up to 32GB 5600MHz LPDDR5 RAM and up to 1TB PCIe Gen 4 SSD. There is also a 75 Wh battery with technology Fast charging boost which can offer 2 hours of battery life with only 15 minutes of charging. As for ports, there are three Thunderbolt 4 ports and a 3.5mm combo audio jack. For wireless connectivity, the device supports Wi-Fi 6e and Bluetooth 5.1 technologies.
In addition, it features a Bowers and Wilkins setup with four speakers, a large touchpad, and a keyboard without a numeric keypad. It runs on Windows 11 Home and comes in an oatmeal color.
Yoga AIO 7, a new all-in-one
In addition to the Yoga Slim 9i, Lenovo has updated its Yoga AIO 7 all-in-one desktop with a new 90-degree rotating screen. Another new feature of the PC is that it now allows users of supported smartphones to project their device screen onto the desktop screen.
The new Yoga AIO 7 screen features a 27-inch 4K IPS LCD screen with narrow frames and 95% DCI-P3 color scale coverage. The screen is mounted on a feature-rich stand that, like Apple’s Pro Stand, allows users to rotate the screen to portrait and landscape orientation. This feature should be quite useful for those working on videos in vertical format, which have gained popularity with the advent of TikTok, Instagram Reels and YouTube Shorts.
Under the hood, the Lenovo Yoga AIO 7 features AMD Ryzen 6000 series processors and an optional AMD Radeon 6600M GPU featuring the company’s RDNA 2 architecture. The system also includes a pair of 5W JBL speakers and a full USB-C port through which users can connect a laptop to the AIO 7 to use their two PCs with the same peripherals.
Further details regarding memory, battery, price and availability of the new Yoga AIO 7 PC are currently unknown.