Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X Laptop Hands-on for Content Creators and Power Users

Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X Laptop Hands-on for Content Creators and Power Users

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X has put together a suite of features that make it ideal for content creators and anyone else who wants superior performance.

Featuring a sleek design with ergonomic rounded edges, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X is 15.9mm thick and weighs just 1.45kg.

But what really catches your eye is the stunning 14.5-inch Lenovo PureSight 3K display with an adaptive 120Hz refresh rate and 3072 x 1920 resolution.

The screen-to-body ratio is 92.5 percent and that’s even with the cameras on top of the display at the top edge inside the raised notch.

The left, right, and bottom edges are some of the thinnest we’ve ever seen on a laptop.

This means that there is no distraction outside of this screen.

The screen is bright and sharp so your content, photos, videos, and websites look amazing.

And with an aspect ratio of 16:10, using apps and browsing the web is ideal. It’s very generous screen real estate.

And being a yoga laptop, it means that users can open the screen completely back so that it is flat and level with the keyboard.

In this position, the fact that the laptop has a touch screen allows you to use it as a tablet.

The premium display is also Dolby Vision HDR certified so it can bring out vivid colors as well as wide color contrast while optimizing colors and brightness in real time to give you a great viewing experience on the go.

On the audio side, the device has Dolby Atmos-certified Harman stereo speakers to give you a 3D surround sound experience.

Regarding the refresh rate, the user can switch between three different modes including Low mode which changes the refresh rate between 30 and 60 Hz, High mode which takes things up to 120 Hz or Auto mode which can adjust refresh rates dynamically.

The Lenovo Yoga Slim7 Pro X can house its ultra-thin design in its precision-machined 6000 series aluminum body with an all-new ergonomic jewel design.

It has an ergonomically designed TrueStrike keyboard with 1.3mm key travel.

Typing on this Lenovo laptop is smooth, responsive, and quiet.

And the touchpad is bigger this time.

In fact, it’s 20 percent larger than the previous model and covers an area of ​​13cm by 8cm which is plenty of room for navigation and for multiple finger gestures.

The Lenovo Yoga Slim7 Pro X is powered by the all-new AMD Ryzen 6000 Series HS Creator Edition that sits atop an updated AMD Zen 3+ core.

The result is speeds up to 2.1 times faster than the 5000 series.

This plus 3+ Core delivers greater power and efficiency with a new adaptive power management feature that can tune performance in milliseconds.

AMD Ryzen 6000 series processors have been shown to use up to 30 percent less power.

And the bonus of that is the impressively long battery life.

If graphics performance is what you’re after, it comes with integrated graphics based on the RDNA 2 architecture.

What the laptop also brings to the table is Lenovo X Power Performance Tuning technology that increases performance.

It combines hardware and software.

And when things get serious, it can cool things down thanks to a micron-level heat conduction system.

Dual 6mm heat pipe transfers heat away from the processor before bringing in cold air and releasing hot air through two dedicated turbo fans.

Another feature of Lenovo X Power is Scenario Tuning which allows you to tune and optimize applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro to increase performance.

If gaming is your bag, you’ll be glad to know that there’s a built-in NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 card that allows you to play the latest games in high quality as well as improve your content creation and conference calling.

On the security side, the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X has a smart login that uses facial recognition to unlock the laptop.

There is also a physical camera privacy shutter button to disconnect from the camera

When you think about the way we’ve been working during the pandemic over the past two years, it should come as no surprise that Lenovo has included features to make video call calling even better.

These features include Lenovo Smart Appearance which can blur the background and enhance your video to adjust the background lighting to give the subject a cleaner look.

It also has a smart noise cancellation feature that uses a combination of microphones and artificial intelligence to eliminate background noise caused by drowning out your voice.

Connectivity-wise, the Lenovo Yoga Slim7 Pro X has two USB-C ports, two USB-A ports, and a headphone jack.

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X comes with 16GB of RAM and either 512GB of storage or a 1TB SSD (solid-state drive).

The unit is also Wi-Fi 6E compatible, so it runs a bit faster on Wi-Fi 6E networks.

The 70Whr Li-ion Polymer battery provides up to 15.5 hours of video playback.

For our review, we took the Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X all day for a normal work day and sailed all day with plenty of energy left in the tank.

But on a low charge, Rapid Charge Express can add three hours of use on just a 15-minute charge.

The Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X is the ideal laptop for users who want to create content and have the power when they need it to power their work and run the most demanding applications.

It’s available now with a starting price of $2,749.

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