Lenovo takes the dual-screen concept to the next level with the Yoga Book 9i, one of the first laptops with two full-size OLED touchscreens.
In the past, technology companies have tried to create dual-screen laptops. Unfortunately, either they aren’t going anywhere, like Microsoft Service Newor she decreased in size. However, this new Lenovo laptop does things a little differently.
At least, Lenovo calls it a laptop. It’s more of a tablet with a hinge that acts as a divider. The screens themselves don’t bend, so you don’t have to worry about an annoying crease in the middle. Look at the advertisement pictures (Opens in a new tab)The Yoga Book 9i is quite versatile as both screens can be used for a single photo or to work on two separate apps at the same time. You can give a presentation on one of them while “watching the chat.” [and] Advance slides from the second screen. “
Although there is no directly attached keyboard, the Yoga Book 9i comes with a “detachable Bluetooth keyboard”. Lenovo also says it supports the smart stylus, but it is not known if the stylus will be part of the launch package.
what are you expecting
Going back to the specs, the Yoga Book 9i’s OLED screens are 13.3 inches wide, each producing a 2.8K (2880 x 1800 pixels) image at 60Hz. Both feature “100 percent DCI-P3 color accuracy and Dolby Vision HDR” that should deliver vibrant, detailed images.
For audio, the dual-screen laptop comes with “Dolby Atmos spatial audio” as well as a soundbar featuring Bowers & Wilkins speakers for an immersive experience.
Everything is powered by a 13th-generation Intel Core i7-U15 CPU and Iris Xe GPU, so don’t expect the 9i to have great gaming performance. It’s more for work and school. You’re looking at about 10 hours using both screens on a low brightness setting so you can leave the charger at home. Other notable features include Wi-Fi 6E support, a maximum storage capacity of 1TB, and 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM.
Be prepared to pay a steep price for the Yoga Book 9i. Launched June 2023 on Tidal Teal starting at $2,099.99 in the US.
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The other Lenovo CES release that caught our eye was the Smart Paper, a 10.3-inch e-ink tablet that positions itself as a digital notebook. You can use its Smart Paper Pen to either take notes or create illustrations with a high level of accuracy, according to Lenovo. Users will also be able to “choose from nine different pen settings… as well as 74 notepad templates”. In addition, the stylus does not need to be charged, so you do not have to worry about losing the stylus.
Lenovo seems to be setting up Smart Paper to compete kindle writerAnd Which is great as an ebook reader but has fairly average writing features. Smart Paper launches in late 2023 with a starting price of $399.99.
Lenovo announced a slew of new laptops that we couldn’t cover here. Be sure to check out TechRadar’s ongoing coverage of CES 2023 and what we think it’s up to The best laptops at the event.