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Intel® Evo™ laptops are designed to satiate all your modern computing needs!

Intel® Evo™ laptops are designed to satiate all your modern computing needs!

by Vyncent ChanSeptember 25, 2021
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Do you remember the Intel® Ultrabooks? They were designed to be satisfy the trendsetters and jetsetters with long battery life, quicker resume and also better security. Of course that was several years back, and consumers nowadays expect even more out of their laptops. Enter Intel® Evo™, the evolution of Intel®’s branding for laptops engineered to meet the needs of fast-paced lifestyles.

Performance for all your real-world needs

Intel® Evo™ Platform Devices are premium, stylish laptops that are verified to meet real-world performance targets set by Intel®. All of the Intel® Evo™ laptops are powered by the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ processors with Iris® Xe graphics for high performance and responsiveness in all your tasks, from daily productivity to content creation. However the Intel® Evo™ Platform is more than just about performance, but also about the entire user experience.

The Intel® Evo™ laptops are designed to deliver instant-wake, with the laptops coming out of sleep in less than a second. This lets you work on your laptop, close the lid to put it to sleep when you are taking a break, and get right back to where you were in less than a second. This not only lets you save some power, you also don’t need to waste your precious time waiting for the laptop to come out of sleep mode to continue working.

You can literally do this all day, with Intel® Evo™ Platform laptops required to deliver more than 9 hours of battery life with FHD displays. And when you are running low on juice, fast charging will give you another 4 hours of use with just 30 minutes of charging.

Of course, in our ever-connected world, you also need your premium laptop to support all the latest connectivity standards. All of the Intel® Evo™ Platform Devices will come with Intel® Wi-Fi 6 (Gig+) and Thunderbolt 4, giving you the best wired and wireless connectivity that the industry has to offer now. Thunderbolt 4 lets you connect to external GPUs and additional monitors, all via one convenient USB-C cable.

On the same note, the Intel® Evo™ Platform laptops offer high-quality audio and video with HD camera, AI noise cancellation and quality speakers and microphones. This lets you enjoy a top-notch video conferencing experience even in noisy environment, perfect for a laptop that’s designed to be always on the go.

If all the features above are what you want from your laptop, you should definitely check out the following laptops. Prices range from RM3999 to RM6999, giving you premium Intel® Evo™-certified options at various price points. You can check them out below:

Intel® Evo™ Platform Devices


We will be going over two Intel® Evo™-certified laptops Acer, namely the Acer Swift 3 and Acer Spin 5.

Acer Swift 3 Intel (1)

The former offers you the snappy performance and premium experience of Intel® Evo™ in a familiar 14″ 16:9 form factor. You can choose between the Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 with 8GB RAM or the higher-end Core™ i7-1165G7 with 16GB RAM options for the Acer Swift 3, depending on your needs. With a magnesium-aluminum chassis, the Acer Swift 3 laptops weigh as little as 1.19kg while still being sturdy enough to withstand daily abuse.

Acer Spin 5 sns (1)

The Acer Spin 5, on the other hand, adopts a less conventional design. It boasts of a 13.5″ 3:2 touch display, with a 360° hinge, letting you fold the keyboard behind the display to use it like you would a tablet, or prop it up on a table for a more immersive viewing experience. There’s also an included stylus, giving you another way to unleash your creativity.

You can check out the Acer Swift 3 and Acer Spin 5 via the following links:

Acer Swift 3 (Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 + 8GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM3499
Acer Swift 3 (Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 + 16GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM4119
Acer Spin 5 (Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 + 16GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM5369


From Lenovo, we will be highlighting the Yoga Slim 7i Carbon and the Yoga 9i. The Lenovo Yoga brand is probably well-known, but if you are new to them, the Yoga line consists of Lenovo’s premium ultraportables.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon (1)

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Carbon laptops start from as low as 966g, thanks to the use of carbon fiber in its construction. To meet the needs of users who want to bring their laptops around with them, the laptops are also MIL-STD 810G-rated, meeting the US military’s durability standards. On top of that, you also get a 13.3″ 16:10 WQXGA display that offers not only a sharper viewing experience than most conventional laptops, but also more viewing area. You can get the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i with an Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 or Core™ i7-1165G7.

Lenovo Yoga 9i screen

If you find yourself needing even more performance for whatever reason, there’s the Lenovo Yoga 9i, powered by the Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7. This processor runs at up to 4.8GHz, giving you plenty of performance for you to tackle your daily computing needs. While it doesn’t boast of the fancy 16:10 aspect ratio or higher-than-normal resolution, the 14″ FHD display in the Lenovo Yoga 9i delivers the full sRGB gamut.

Lenovo Yoga 9i pen

The display also supports stylus input, with Lenovo including one with a built-in stowage bay so you always have it ready when inspiration strikes. The Lenovo Yoga 9i also stands out with its Rotating Sound Bar in its hinge, giving you great sound regardless of how you want to use the Lenovo Yoga 9i. Last but not least, you get a full-aluminum frame for strength, with genuine leather wrapping the lid. This will make sure no one will mistake your laptop for something less premium.

You can check out the Lenovo Slim 7i Carbon and Yoga 9 via the following links:
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i (Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 + 8GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM3999
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i (Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 + 16GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM4999
Lenovo Yoga 9i (Intel® Core™ i7-1185G7 + 16GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM6079


From HP we have the HP Spectre x360 13 and HP Spectre x360 14.

hp spectre x360 14 hp spectre x360 13

The HP Spectre x360 laptops are HP’s uber-premium offerings, with an absolutely stunning beveled design featuring gold trim. It doesn’t only look good on the outside, but also on the inside, with two choices of displays. You can opt for either the Spectre x360 14 with its 13.5″ 3:2 display, or the Spectre x360 13, which comes with a more conventional 13.3″ 16:9 screen. Aside from offering up to 1000 nits of brightness and 72% NTSC gamut coverage, these displays also tout the HP Sure View integrated privacy screen, that can protect your data from unauthorized eyes trying to peek the contents of your display.

You can check out the HP Spectre x360 laptops and HP Envy Laptop 14 via the following links:

HP Spectre x360 13 (Intel® Core™ i5-1135G7 + 8GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM5549
HP Spectre x360 14 (Intel® Core™ i7-1165G7 + 16GB LPDDR4X RAM): RM6999

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About The Author
Vyncent Chan
Technology enthusiast, casual gamer, pharmacy graduate. Strongly opposes proprietary standards and always on the look out for incredible bang-for-buck.

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