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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G7 21CD006YGE

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G7 21CD006YGE
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G7 21CD006YGE (ThinkPad X1 Yoga G7 Series)
Processor
Intel Core i7-1260P 12 x 1.5 - 4.7 GHz, Alder Lake-P
Memory
32 GB 
, DDR5-5200
Display
14.00 inch 16:10, 3840 x 2400 pixel 323 PPI, Capacitive, OLED, glossy: yes, 60 Hz
Storage
1TB SSD
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 2 Thunderbolt, 1 HDMI, Audio Connections: 3.5mm, NFC
Networking
Intel Wi-Fi 6E AX211 (a/b/g/h/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/ Wi-Fi 6E 6 GHz), Bluetooth 5.2, 5G, GPS
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.53 x 314.4 x 223 ( = 0.61 x 12.38 x 8.78 in)
Battery
57 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Webcam: FHD 1080p
Primary Camera: 2 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, 36 Months Warranty
Weight
1.38 kg ( = 48.68 oz / 3.04 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
Price
3150 Euro

 

Price comparison

Average Score: 67.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 6 reviews)

Reviews for the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga G7 21CD006YGE

60% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 review: we’ve seen this all before
Source: The Verge English
That might not be everyone’s personal calculus. If you don’t need a device unplugged for more than five to six hours at a time, this is a more attractive computer for you than it is for me. Still, Lenovo is charging a high price for this device, and there are companies out there making processors that will last you twice as long to a charge. I want a device that’s well over $2,000 to last me a workday, and we shouldn’t be asked to settle for less. A device with the ThinkPad’s beauty, power, price, and legendary branding deserves better.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 10/19/2022
Rating: Total score: 60%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 - disassembly and upgrade options
Source: Laptop Media English
Support, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/16/2022
70% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 review: A great 2-in-1 for business pros
Source: PC World English
I like the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7. A lot. I’ve personally purchased ThinkPads for most of my life, and the X1 Yoga Gen 7 underscores the reasons for my preference. It has a handsome, durable exterior, a great keyboard, offers the unique TrackPoint impact, and delivers on connectivity and battery life. It’s great for working long hours yet portable enough for travel. The X1 Yoga is also more expensive than the Microsoft Surface Laptop Studio which, though now a generation behind on processor performance, provides a more compelling 2-in-1 experience. Lenovo’s premium ThinkPads target very specific customers with a willingness to pay for exactly what they want. If that’s you (or your boss is willing to foot the bill), awesome. But most people would be better off buying the Yoga 9i and pocketing the savings.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 Review
Source: PC Mag English
The ThinkPad brand is deservedly famous for top-notch design and quality, and the X1 Yoga Gen 7 is fully worthy of the name. It's a temptingly compact yet capable corporate 2-in-1 laptop that rates half a star below its civilian sibling, the Yoga 9i, simply because of its price premium. Yes, it has a nicer keyboard and MIL-STD 810H sturdiness, but our test unit isn't even a vPro configuration and lacks the high-res OLED display. Traveling execs will be delighted with it, but it doesn't come cheap.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/11/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 review: 7th time’s a charm?
Source: Digital Trends English
The Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga Gen 7 is a solid business 2-in-1 choice, offering a vPro CPU option for enhanced management and security and a host of other features that are of interest to security- and privacy-minded businesspeople. And you can choose unique service offerings that businesses will appreciate. But how does it compete as a mainstream 14-inch convertible 2-in-1? It suffers from some thermal issues that hold back its high-end performance, but it has superior battery life, strong connectivity, and a nice low-power Full HD+ IPS display for users who don’t need OLED or higher resolutions. It’s also quite expensive, which will likely hold it back against some solid competition.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2022
Rating: Total score: 70%
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga (2022) Review - Best Business 2-in-1 Laptop?
Source: Matthew Moniz English
Review of the 2022 Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Yoga. This is the 7th gen of lenovos convertible business laptop. It was updated with the latest 12th gen intel processors. But is it worth it?
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/28/2022

Comment

Model:

The latest to join the Lenovo ThinkPad series is none other than the Lenovo ThinkPad x1 yoga gen 7. From the name itself, it is quite evident that this model is part Lenovo ThinkPad and part Lenovo Yoga, but the styling and tough build lean more toward the former. While there is the same 360-degree hinge found on Lenovo Yoga 2-in-1s, the modern, thin-and-light build in a dark grey gives a more fun look than the more traditional ThinkPad black. However, the density and tough feel of the aluminium chassis combined with the deep keyboard, advanced trackpad, and famous red rubber nub, do scream ThinkPad though. In terms of its connectivity, the left side of the device has two Thunderbolt 4 USB-C ports, a single USB-A port, and HDMI 2.0b. On the other hand, the right side accommodates a 3.5 mm jack and another USB-A jack. As far as its keyboard is concerned, the ThinkPad X1 Yoga does not necessarily blow cheaper thin-and-lights with similar specs out of the water when it comes to productivity performance, but rather, it is on a superior level when it comes to input, and that went a long way for daily use, like writing articles, surfing the web, or quickly marking an image.

Overall, the chiclet keyboard on the 2-in-1 is exemplary and easily accommodated the extreme amount of typing works. Comfy dishes would definitely hug the fingertips, and the keys required a noticeable amount of travel, 1.5 mm, to actuate, ensuring the scissor switches never felt mushy or flat but, rather, tactile. However, it is worth noting that the ThinkPad design that swaps the Fn and Ctrl keys from their expected locations is obviously annoying for any Windows users. As for its touchpad, this model is equipped with a 4.33 inches (110 mm) wide touchpad, just like that of its predecessor. It is basically a glass touchpad that is noticeably smoother than the touchpad on cheaper laptops, like the Swift 5. Furthermore, its left- and right-click buttons have travel that is so deep that one would never have to worry about accidental presses while swiping about. In addition, ThinkPads also stand out for the three buttons above the trackpad and red rubber TrackPoint, which one might either love or hate to use. In terms of its performance, this model has been incorporated with the Intel Core i7-1260P vPro processor.  As for its display, similar to the Gen 6 ThinkPad X1 Yoga, Gen 7 has a 16:10, 14-inch screen. As far as the battery life is concerned, Lenovo mentioned that the laptop can last for up to 14.9 hours on the MobileMark 2018 benchmark with the screen set to 250 nits, and 19.7 hours with local video playback and the screen set to 150 nits. Overall, it is a great device to be explored, depending on the need and preference of the user.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Intel Iris Xe G7 96EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 96 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


i7-1260P: An upper mid-range Alder Lake family CPU featuring 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. This 28 W SoC is designed for use in ultra-light (yet actively cooled) laptops. Core i7-1260P's performance cores are Hyper-Threading-enabled for a total of 16 threads. This 12th Gen CPU runs at 1.5 GHz to 4.7 GHz and supports "Essentials" tier vPro features. Last but not the least, Core i7-1260P has a built-in 96 EU Iris Xe GPU, not unlike certain 11th Gen Tiger Lake-UP3 processors.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


14.00":

There are hardly any tablets in this display size range anymore. For subnotebooks, on the other hand, it is the standard format.

The advantage of subnotebooks is that the entire laptop can be small and therefore easily portable. The smaller display also has the advantage of requiring less power, which further improves battery life and thus mobility. The disadvantage is that reading texts is more strenuous on the eyes. High resolutions are more likely to be found in standard laptops.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.


67.5%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.


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Stefan Hinum, 2022-09- 3 (Update: 2022-09- 3)