Windows is going downhill in the next 11 months, and PC makers are preparing to release a number of new devices. Lenovo recently revealed two laptops earlier that feature highly refreshed OLED displays, AMD Ryzen processors, and a minimalist metal shell. If those are too big for your taste, the company is also releasing a new Chromebook that offers up to 15 hours of battery life.
< p> is the first Carbon Slim 7 - a 14-inch laptop with a Samsung OLED panel with a resolution of 2880 x 1800 pixels, a refresh rate of 90 Hz and a maximum brightness of 600 nits. Lenovo says it's the world's lightest OLED laptop and may weigh as little as 2.7 pounds (1.07 kg). But most importantly, the OLED display supports DisplayHDR 500, DCI-P3's full color spectrum and low blue light emission, making it great for productivity and light entertainment.
In its standard configuration, the Slim 7 Carbon has a non-touch screen, but you can also use it with a touchscreen panel protected by Gorilla Glass. Internal includes AMD Ryzen 7 5800U processor with Nvidia GeForce MX450 GPU, 16GB DDR4 memory and 1TB PCIe SSD. The company says you can reduce battery life by up to 14.5 hours from the 61W battery, although it will vary.
If you're interested in the Lenovo IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon, the company says it'll be available next month in Cloud Gray starting at $1,289.99.
The Slim 7 Pro is the older brother of the Slim 7 Carbon and has a standard 16-inch IPS screen with QHD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Its brightness does not reach 600 nits, but it can support up to 500 nits and supports the DisplayHDR 400 standard. The 16:10 aspect ratio is becoming more and more popular, and the Slim 7 Pro is no exception, which is good news for productivity enthusiasts.
Inside the minimalist chassis is the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H CPU, which proved to be a top-notch laptop in our trials in a variety of workload types. It supports the same 16GB DDR4 memory and 1TB PCIe SSD, but you can also configure it with an Nvidia RTX 3050 GPU. It has a maximum battery life of 12.5 hours, so if you're not gaming, you should be spending it on a normal work day. The Slim 7 Pro will be available in October. Prices start at $1,449.
Lenovo promises a decent 15 hours of battery life, which is for frequent travelers who need good news, and always have a compact device with you.The Chromebook Duet will be available in the months Coming five in two colors "Abyss Blue" or "Gray Storm" starting at $429.99.
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