Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro X: One of the first AMD Ryzen 6000HS Creator Edition laptops arrives with NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 or RTX 3050 GPUs
Lenovo has brought AMD Ryzen 6000HS Creator Edition APUs to the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X, a machine that measures 329.2 x 221.4 x 15.9 mm and weighs 1.45 kg. Seemingly one of the first laptops to feature Creator Edition versions of the Ryzen 6000HS series, the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X will be available with Creator Edition versions of the Ryzen 5 6600HS, Ryzen 7 6800HS and the Ryzen 9 6900HS. While Lenovo has not provided any details about these Creator Edition APUs, their Ryzen 5000HS series predecessors have higher base clock speeds than their non-Creator Edition counterparts.
For reference, the Ryzen 5 6600HS is a 6-core APU with 12 threads, a 4.5 GHz boost clock speed and a Radeon 660M iGPU. In comparison, the Ryzen 7 6800HS and Ryzen 9 6900HS are both 8-core parts with 16 threads and the Radeon 680M. However, the Ryzen 9 6900HS operates at higher CPU clock speeds, as does its Radeon 680M iGPU. While the Radeon 660M and Radeon 680M are powerful iGPUs, Lenovo will also offer the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X with the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1650 and the GeForce RTX 3050 that have access to 4 GB of GDDR6 VRAM each.
Additionally, Lenovo equips the Yoga Slim 7 Pro X with a 70 Wh battery, dual 2 W Harman-branded speakers, a 1080p webcam with an electronic camera shutter and an IR camera for Windows Hello authentication. Elsewhere, the machine comes with a choice of three 14.5-inch display options, all with 3,072 x 1,920 (3K) resolutions. According to Lenovo's press release, all panels peak at 400 nits, have 120 Hz Adaptive Refresh Rates and support NVIDIA G-SYNC. Only one panel has glass and touchscreen layers though; for some reason, Lenovo offers a glass and non-touch option as well as a non-glass and non-touch option. Moreover, all configurations have the following ports:
- 2x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C (10 GB, DisplayPort 1.4a, USB PD 3.0)
- 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A (BC 1.2)
- 1x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type-A
- 1x 3.5 mm combo audio jack
The Yoga Slim 7 Pro X will be orderable from July 2022, at least in Europe. So far, Lenovo has only confirmed that the laptop will start at €1,199 in Europe; pricing and availability in other markets remain unknown at this stage.