Lenovo is launching a whole line of slim laptops. They may be skinny, but don’t underestimate them — they’re mean too. The refreshed flagship Lenovo Slim 9i now reportedly offers smarter productivity and incredibly portable entertainment.
Also keep an eye out for the updated Lenovo Slim 7 series, which offers iterations in the latest Intel and AMD processors. We’re particularly excited about the Lenovo Slim 7 Pro X, a laptop that enables portable creativity, as well as the Slim 7i Carbon, a stylish device that offers powerful mobility.
Lenovo Slim 9i
The 14-inch Lenovo Slim 9i is a CO2-neutral certified laptop. In other words, it will appeal to environmentally conscious PC users. The thin and light laptop weighs just 3 pounds and is just 0.6 inches thick.
Lenovo prides itself on the Slim 9i being encased in a 3D glass oatmeal colored body with rounded, smooth contours for comfortable, easy handling.
The Slim 9i comes with an Intel Core i7-1280P CPU, up to 32GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and Intel Iris Xe graphics. The wafer-thin laptop features Lenovo AI Core 2.0, which delivers enhanced AI-enabled performance for intelligent security processes, including hardware-level encryption that protects the laptop from root and ransomware attacks.
You can enjoy stunning visuals on the Slim 9i’s 16:10 panel, which offers up to a 4K OLED PureSight touchscreen. Lenovo claims that the optional 4K OLED display offers ultra-sharp details, photo-realistic colors and high brightness. The Slim 9i reportedly covers 100% of the DCI-P3 color gamut, but when we get this laptop for testing, we’ll know for sure.
The chic display is complemented by four Bowers & Wilkins speakers, ensuring your portable entertainment experience is top-notch.
Lenovo says the Slim 9i should offer up to 12 hours of battery life, but we’ll check that with our own in-house testing when the 9i comes our way. The Lenovo Slim 9i starts at $1,799; it will hit store shelves in June.
Lenovo Slim 7″
The Slim 7 Series has something for everyone. If you want a smaller, more portable laptop, go for the 14-inch Lenovo Slim 7i. It comes with an Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 2050 GPU with 4GB of RAM.
As far as display options go, you can get a 14-inch, 2.8k (2880 x 1800) OLED display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. It has a 180 degree hinge, which allows the panel to lie flat on any surface.
I/O options include two USB Type-C ports, two USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A ports, and one headset jack. According to Lenovo’s MobileMark 2018 test, the Slim 7i should offer up to 11 hours of battery life.
The Slim 7i starts at $1,199 and will hit store shelves in May.
If 14-inch laptops are too small for you, opt for the 16-inch Slim 7. You can get this model stuck in AMD or Intel (Slim 7i) configurations. The Slim 7i comes with an Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, while the AMD-based Slim 7 comes with a Ryzen 7 6800HS Creator Edition processor.
The Intel-powered Slim 7i comes with up to 16GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and Intel Arc A370M graphics. The AMD model offers up to 32GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 Ti GPU.
Both the Slim 7i and Slim 7 come with a 16-inch, 2560 x 1600-pixel, IPS, 500-nit, 16:10 display, but the former is a 120Hz panel, while the latter has a 165Hz display. offers.
The AMD-based 16-inch Slim 7 starts at $1,499 and launches in June. The 16-inch Slim 7i starts at $1,599; it will also launch in June.
Lenovo Slim 7 Pro X
A powerful, thin laptop for users looking for a beastly mobile PC on the go, the 14-inch Lenovo Slim 7 Pro X is also available in AMD and Intel configurations (Slim 7i Pro X). The former comes with a Ryzen 9 G900HS Creator Edition CPU, up to 32GB of RAM, up to 1TB of SSD storage, and up to an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU (with 4GB of VRAM).
The latter comes with up to an Intel Core i7-12700H CPU, up to 32GB of RAM, and up to a 1TB SSD. Like its full AMD cousin, it also offers an Nvidia GeForce RTX 3050 GPU with 4GB of VRAM.
Both laptops offer a 14.5-inch, 3072 x 1920-pixel, IPS, 120Hz display with a 16:10 aspect ratio.
The Slim 7i Pro X starts at $1,699, while the Slim 7 Pro X (AMD) has a price tag of $1,499. Both will be launched in June.
Lenovo Slim 7i Carbon
The 13-inch Slim 7i Carbon has the smallest footprint in the series. It weighs just two pounds and is 0.58 inches thick. If you don’t need a dedicated GPU, the Slim 7i will do the trick, as it only offers Intel Iris Xe graphics. It also comes with an Intel Core i7-1260P CPU, up to 32GB of RAM and up to a 1TB SSD.
The 13.3-inch display at 2560 x 1600 pixels offers a 16:10 aspect ratio and 100% sRGB color space coverage (we check that with our own colorimeter tests). Users can choose a touch or non-touch panel.
When it comes to I/O options, the Slim 7i Carbon comes with one Thunderbolt 4 port and a USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C port.
Colors include Moon White, Cloud Gray and Storm Gray.
The Slim 7i Carbon starts at $1,299 and will be available in June.