The Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 7 is a convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge that allows you to use the computer is a notebook, tablet, or something in between, and a 12th-gen Intel Core P-series 28-watt processor.
The only model available at launch is a version with a 1920 x 1200 pixel display, an Intel Core i7-1260P 12-core, 16-thread processor, 8GB of LPDDR5-5200 memory (which is not user upgradeable) and a 256GB PCIe Gen 4 SSD (which is upgradeable). This model has a list price of $1450, but it’s on sale for $1230 as of early April, 2022.
Lenovo is also expected to offer other models in the future that have up to a 2880 x 1800 pixel LCD display or 3840 x 2400 pixel OLED screen, and up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. We may also eventually see a lower-cost version with a Core i5-1240P processor.
The Lenovo Yoga 9i Gen 7 measures 12.5″ x 9.1″ x 0.6″ and has a starting weight of 3.1 pounds. Ports include:
- 2 x Thunderbolt
- 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C
- 1 x USB 3.2 Type-A
- 1 x 3.5mm audio
Other features include a 75 Wh battery, a 2MP, 1080p IR webcam with support for Windows Hello face login and a privacy shutter that covers the camera when it’s not in use and a backlit keyboard with a few special functions for adjusting power performance modes or switching between light and dark themes in Windows. The laptop’s speakers are built into the hinge, so they rotate to face you no matter how you’re using the computer.
The notebook also supports WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2, and the Yoga 9i Gen 7 comes with a Lenovo Precision Pen 2 pressure-sensitive pen for writing or drawing on the screen.