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Lenovo Unveils Three New Laptops: Yoga Slim 9i, Yoga 9i 2-in1 and Legion Slim 7i

by Syed Hassan AlgadrieSeptember 1, 2020
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Lenovo has just introduced a slew of new laptops in time for the holiday season. Among the laptops launched are the Lenovo Slim 9i, the Lenovo 9i 2-in-1 convertible laptop and the Lenovo Legion Slim 7i gaming laptop.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i and Yoga 9i 2-in-1

The new Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i laptop comes with a genuine leather cover which has been bonded with an aerospace-grade, aluminium chassis to enhance the laptop’s durability. Lenovo revealed that each leather cover of the Yoga 9i is unique as it all hand made. It requires a special 20 step bonding process that allows the leather to retain its original appearance with the natural imperfections. The Yoga logo is heat stamped on the leather covers and applied with reflective gloss for that extra bit of pizazz. This leather cover is also an option for the Yoga 9i convertible.

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i Leather Back

Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i Leather Cover

Both the Yoga Slim 9i and Yoga 9i 2-in-1 laptops come with 10th Gen Intel Core processors with integrated graphics based on the Intel X architecture. The Yoga 9i also features a version with 10th Gen Intel Core i9 HK-Series mobile processor paired with NVIDIA GTX 1650 Ti graphics with Max-Q Design. Apart from that, both laptops sport a 14-inch 4K IPS VESA DisplayHDR 400 display with the Yoga 9i sporting a 15.6-inch version as well. The Yoga Slim 9i also features a 3D Curved-edge Display that’s inspired by the curved displays found on smartphones.

Lenovo Yoga 9i

Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 convertible laptop

Other specs include 16GB DDR4 memory, 2TB PCIe SSD storage, and two Thunderbolt 3 ports. Lenovo has improved the thermals of the Yoga 9i with hidden vents under the keyboard as well as an increased hidden heat vent behind the Yoga 9i’s rotating hinge. As for the battery life, Lenovo states that the Yoga Slim 9i will have a battery life of up to 20 hours, up to 18 hours of battery life on the 14-inch Yoga 9i while the 15-inch version will have up to 13 hours of battery life.

Lenovo Legion Slim 7i

Lenovo claims that the new Legion Slim 7i is the lightest RTX powered gaming laptop in the world. The laptop features NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 graphics with Max-Q Design as well as 10 Gen Intel Core i9 HK-series mobile processor.

Lenovo Legion Slim 7i

Lenovo Legion Slim 7i

Lenovo developed the Lenovo Legion Coldfront 2.0 airflow solution to accommodate the Legion Slim 7i’s, well, slim body as it comes in at only 17.9mm thick and weighs in at just 1.86 kg. It has a redesigned air intake system with new machine-drilled holes applied above the keyboard for better heat management during intense gaming sessions. Furthermore, it has an increased number of exhaust fan blades and a smarter 5-point sensor array that monitors the system to stay two steps ahead of any increased power demands.

The Lenovo Legion Slim 7i features two different screen options; a 15.6-inch 4K IPS VESA DisplayHDR 400 with 100% Adobe RGB, 60Hz refresh rate, and 600 nits of brightness or a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS display with 144Hz refresh rate. In addition to this, the laptop features 2TB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD (RAID 0) storage and 32GB 3200 MHz DDR4 memory.

The new Legion Slim 7i laptop also a sports a full-sized TrueStrike keyboard. It features anti-ghosting RGB keys, a dedicated number pad, full-sized arrow keys and a large glass trackpad. The keyboard also has Corsair’s iCUE RGB individual key illumination.

Price and availability

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 9i will retail starting from €1899 (RM9444+) and is expected to be available from November onwards while the 14-inch and 15-inch Lenovo Yoga 9i 2-in-1 laptop will retail starting from €1799 (RM8,947+) and €1999 (RM9,942+) respectively and are expected to be available starting October this year. The Lenovo Legion Slim 7i, on the other hand, will retail from €1299 (RM6,460+) and is expected to also be available from October onwards.

For more information do check out Lenovo’s official website here.

Pokdepinion: The new Legion laptop looks like a pretty decent gaming laptop. It’s thin and light and packs a punch. I can see it being popular with the more casual gaming crowd. 

About The Author
Syed Hassan Algadrie
Just a guy who loves Star Wars, Transformers, tech, 90s nostalgia and all things geek. Is in a constant battle with procrastination.