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Lenovo Leads in Launching Windows 11 on New Yoga Laptops

As the world starts to open up again, the shift to a more hybrid lifestyle will change how we work, learn, network and play. Those who accept and have access to smarter technology will succeed in the next hybrid reality. Adept at making quick pivots to what’s next, Lenovo™ was already working to evolve the PC to be faster, more mobile, portable and powerful to meet people’s expectations. Consumers gaming or collaborating virtually from homes and to leverage the latest Windows 11 PCs with state of the art hardware and software inside.

At Tech World 2021, Lenovo showcased new premium laptops which offer fast and responsive computing ideal for the next normal. They unveiled 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 maiden  laptops to bring you the powerful next-gen Windows 11 operating system (OS) with incredible convenience and fluid experiences. For versatility on-the-move, the sleek Idea Pad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) 2-in-1 dismountable laptop is always-ready and all about mobility, and features Google’s Chrome OS to fuel creative and productivity tasks via your favorite apps while accommodating incredible entertainment experiences.


Yoga Slim 7 Carbon – Light, Thin and Strong

Let’s start with the rugged lightweight laptop with an outstanding OLED display that’s created for an active lifestyle​, the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Carbon. By integrating high craftsmanship with portability, Yoga devices consistently usher in purposeful innovation and more choice to empower consumers to put their best foot forward. Offering up to 8-core AMD Ryzen™ 7 5800U Series Mobile Processors with AMD Radeon™ Graphics, the laptop also comes with optional NVIDIA® GeForce® MX450 graphics for supercharged content creation.


With clean sleek lines and delicate180-degreeangled hinge, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon (14-inch) is a knockout


Packed with RAM  up to 16GB LPDDR4x of memory, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon also features up to 1TB PCIe M.2 SSD of internal storage  and a powerful 61W battery with dual charger that delivers the easy  Rapid Charge Express while on the go –charge for just 15 minutes and get up to 3 hours of use.Ultimate mobility with long lasting battery life of up to 14.5 hours is supplemented by scenario-based thermals via Lenovo Q-Control (simply use Fn+Q). Choose the ideal fan setting to max out system performance, toggle between Extreme Performance mode for heavy-duty tasks, or leave your PC in the AI-enabled Intelligent Cooling mode for smart adjustments based on your requirements and to extend battery life. With military-grade durability testing (MIL-STD810H) through nine operational tests, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon is certified-reliable and sturdy enough to survive 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 color and made using ultra-portable carbon fiber and magnesium alloy for remarkable lightness and strength, the Yoga Slim 7 Carbon laptop measures 14.9mm at its thinnest point and weighs just 1.1kg (2.37 lbs) counting among some of the lightest overall laptops in the industry. Integrating Dolby Atmos® Speaker System helps deliver an immersive sound experience, while the drilled holes of two of the four front-facing speakers also serve as thermal air intake zones for the laptop’s integrated turbo fan.



Dim screens leave your eyes to pick up the slack, such is not the case 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 mesmerizing 14-inchQHD+ display designed for ultra vivid picture quality with Dolby Vision®, and a VESA® Display HDR™ True Black 500 certification for enhanced video quality reproduction in a 16:10 display format for minimal scrolling and factory calibrated to Delta E <2 for precise performance at 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut vibrancy. This means colors and contrasts are clear from multiple viewing angles and users 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.



In terms of software, the laptop is powered by Windows 11. Windows 11 is created to empower your productivity, spark 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 features Alexa Built-in featuring Alexa Show Mode, an Echo-Show like display experience and Wi-Fi 6.Leverage the hands-free Windows Hello and the time-saving benefits and safeguards enabled via Lenovo Smart Assist, like flip-to-boot, auto screen-locking, and wake when you walk away from your PC and return towing to an infrared (IR) camera and time-of-flight sensor. Get shoulder-surfing privacy alerts with attention-sensing software from Glance by Mirametrix® for peace of mind.

To further protect yourself, rely on Lenovo Smart Privacy Services, a new SaaS tool available on select Lenovo PCs with Windows 10 and Windows 11 that enables you to own, control and personalize your online privacy all in one place helping to keep you safe as you surf, browse and shop online.


Yoga Slim 7 Pro – Extreme Performance on Lock


For creators, making the shift to hybrid living will require a pumped-up PC with a larger display, extreme graphical performance, and more horsepower for running bigger apps and files faster. Say hello to the next-level Yoga Slim 7 Pro featuring Windows 11. Boasting of a 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 to120Hz refresh rate configuration, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro is TÜV Eye Comfort certified. Users can enjoy spectacular color, brightness and contrast, and awe isnpiring detail with Dolby Vision; VESA Certified Display HDR 400, and support for 100 percent sRGB color gamut. Moreover, its touchpad is 11 percent bigger than the previous gen for increased comfort, and even responds to gestures.



Powered by up to AMD Ryzen 7 5800H Mobile Processors for enhanced platform responsiveness and up to NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 Laptop GPU to optimize graphical performance for engaging entertainment, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro offers high end efficiency with a merged 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 strong 75WHr battery with Rapid Charge Boost8so you can work smoothly when you’re on the move without worrying about running out of juice.

Things can get hectic, which is why the Yoga Slim 7 Pro comes with a smart noise cancelling mic to minimize the ambient sound around you to reduce distractions on video calls. Also on offer 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


Experience incredibly engaging 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.


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 is fueled by the Chrome OS ecosystem for one-stop access to Google Play™ gaming and a vast 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 able to deliver true color via 100 percent DCI-P3 color gamut, and its magnified brightness and higher contrast ratio as compared to an LCD screen doesn’t disappoint. The powerfully simple operating system of the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) boots up fast and provides a long battery life of up to 15hours10 with a 42WHr battery for even more mobile productivity while studying or web browsing.



Ideal for people who enjoy convenience and who prefer the versatility of the Google Assistant™ and switching between multiple modes, this Chromebook features 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 monster by snapping on its thin, detachable laptop-grade keyboard to help you check off your to do list 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 stress than current LCD panels, and comes certified as an Eyesafe® Display from TÜV Rheinland and an Eye Care Display from SGS™.


Built to deliver a top of the line 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 note-taking.



The dual-tone and narrow bezel design of the IdeaPad Duet 5 Chromebook (13”, 6) is available in Storm Grey or Abyss Blue hue. 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 starting October2021.11
  • 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 thinand 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 MX450discrete 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


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 256GBeMMC 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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