Ahead of CES, Lenovo unveiled its latest generation of consumer devices loaded with standout features and enhancements designed to help people connect with their passions and achieve their daily goals. With five new performance-driving and portable IdeaPad laptops, a sleek and compact IdeaCentre desktop, and a 9-inch Lenovo tablet, these devices are designed for all the spaces and places in line with the on-the-go lifestyle of today’s consumer. Whether working, studying, creating, or just catching up with friends out of town, these new products offer speed, versatility, and convenience to suit their needs wherever they are.
“As consumers continue to seek out the most effective ways of working and studying in a hybrid world where versatility and convenience are paramount, Lenovo’s IdeaPad products continue to provide reliability and performance at an incredible value,” says Jun OuYang, Vice President of the Consumer Segment, Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “This latest generation of products come with a range of striking new features and enhancements that significantly improve the user experience while still maintaining its reputation as an affordable product.”
IdeaPad Pro 5i and IdeaPad Pro 5
Made for reliable daily performance, the new IdeaPad laptops continue to offer consumers quality, style, and performance at incredible value. Available in two optional screen sizes,14-inch and 16-inch, the new IdeaPad Pro 5i and IdeaPad Pro 5 Gen 8 also comes in two colour variations, Arctic Grey and Frost Blue.
The new IdeaPad Pro 5i and IdeaPad Pro 5 are all about delivering an enhanced performance that’s designed for the mainstream user including an increased thermal performance which allows for a cooler and quieter experience. With up to the latest Intel Processor or AMD Ryzen processors and up to an NVIDIA GeForce Next-Gen Laptop GPU, users can enjoy faster performance whether creating content, light gaming, or just transferring large data files. Add in Windows 11 and the benefits of productivity, creativity, and multi-tasking are increased.
Additional features include a 25% larger touchpad for a better navigation experience, an FHD IR camera with a Time of Flight (ToF) sensor, and smart login with Windows Hello. The laptops also come with an SSD expandable storage slot (available on the 16-inch model), allowing more data to be stored. Equipped with USB 4.0 and Thunderbolt 4.0 ports, users can enjoy faster data transfer and increased productivity.
When it comes to its display, the new 16-inch IdeaPad Pro 5i and IdeaPad Pro 5 feature an all-new Dynamic Display Switch, which enhances the panels’ frames per second. The faster refresh rates of up to 120Hz enable an overall smoother viewing experience for watching videos or gaming. With QHD+ display resolution, a 16:10 aspect ratio, and 90% AAR these laptops offer a more expansive viewing experience and come with 100% sRGB colour space.
As students and workers are spending increasing amounts of time looking at a screen, the Eyesafe Certified low blue light display may help with eye comfort and the new physical privacy shutter adds another layer of safety to the experience. Enjoy extra hours of battery life on a 15-minute charge, perfect for those spending long periods of time online in meetings and classes, or for those who simply forget to regularly recharge their laptop. In addition, the Smart Power feature is engineered to detect user behavior. It works to adjust and enhance performance within an intelligent power and cooling mode to deliver adaptive performance, battery life, and thermals based on real usage.
Also strengthened in this latest generation of IdeaPad Pro 5i and IdeaPad Pro 5 laptops is Lenovo’s vision to reduce its environmental impact with the laptops’ bottom cover made of 50% recycled aluminum. Lenovo’s CO2 Offset Services is also now available across the IdeaPad product range.
IdeaPad Slim 5i and IdeaPad Slim 5
The new portable, slim, and lightweight IdeaPad Slim 5i and IdeaPad Slim 5 Gen 8 laptops are made to support daily hybrid work and learning. The larger 16-inch screen size will offer up to 2.5K resolution, while the 14-inch comes with an FHD OLED display and up to 2.2K resolution. Both screen sizes come complete with 90% AAR and 100% DCI-P3 for ultra-vivid colors with an all-around vibrant viewing experience.
In keeping with the portable nature of the IdeaPad Slim 5i and IdeaPad Slim 5, the ability to work anywhere, including outside on sunny days, is made easier with up to 400 nits brightness available on the 14-inch screen. In addition, the TÜV Rheinland low blue light-certified display continues to be an important feature for eye safety. An upgraded FHD infrared camera offers more accurate imaging, and the introduction of a physical privacy shutter is another appealing feature for students and working professionals.
Also new are the IdeaPad Slim 5i and IdeaPad Slim 5’s convenient larger touchpad, which users will appreciate for productivity and ease of use without having to lift their fingers. Experience strength in performance with up to the latest Intel Core and AMD Ryzen 7000 processors, and the ability to multi-task is made easier with this generation via two full-function USB Type-C ports. The attractive, sleek design of the new IdeaPad Slim 5i and IdeaPad Slim 5 will offer three trendy new colors – Violet, Cloud Grey, and Abyss Blue – so consumers can enjoy a wider variety of options and choose according to their own individual preferences.
Users can protect these laptops from the unexpected with Lenovo’s advanced support service, Lenovo Premium Care Plus. Including personalized hardware and software support, accidental damage protection, Lenovo Smart Performance Services, and an extended battery warranty for laptops, this comprehensive service offers peace of mind, no matter who’s using which device, and where.
IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook (12”, 8)
For peak mobile potential, the IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook (12”, 8) offers a slightly larger screen than the previous generation, but with the flexibility to do more while on the go. This versatile, 2-in-1 thin and light 12-inch Chromebook can be used as a laptop or tablet that’s held or made to stand in tent mode, on a table or desk. Day or night, its long battery life of up to 12 hours, TÜV Rheinland low blue light certification, optional backlit keyboard, a taller screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio, and ergonomic drop-hinge feature that lifts the keyboard 15 degrees for a more comfortable type will enhance the work, study, and play experience.
Empowering consumers to protect their privacy during video conferencing and online classes, this Chromebook features an option for HD or FHD camera with a physical shutter, as well as a designated mute key. Additional upgrades from the previous generation include an improved CPU performance from the latest N-series Intel Processor, two user-facing speakers tuned by Waves’ MaxxAudio, and faster connectivity via Wi-Fi 6E.
IdeaCentre Mini (1L, 8)
For the home or even dorm room, Lenovo introduced its next-gen IdeaCentre Mini, a sleek 1L desktop PC featuring an updated design that effortlessly blends modern form and practical function. With a built-in power supply unit (PSU), this sleek and compact device will complement any room décor and fit just about anywhere on a desk, whether lying flat or sitting vertically in the included metal stand. Its thoughtfully designed chassis can be easily opened, allowing users to access its dual-vortex cooling fan and memory chip to upgrade configurations or perform repairs when needed.
The IdeaCentre Mini meets the performance and storage requirements to accommodate editing projects and multi-tasking. Featuring the latest Intel Core processor, two DDR4 memory chips, SSD storage of up to 1 TB, Wi-Fi 6 connectivity, and ample ports with a Type-C Thunderbolt 4.0, it can be the command center for multiple smart devices and peripherals. Those on the go can also take advantage of the Lenovo Smart Storage solution to conveniently save their files to the cloud and access them from their tablet, smartphone, or laptop when away from their desk.
Lenovo Tab M9
When looking for some downtime away from the stressors of work and school, the Lenovo Tab M9 offers the entertainment essentials for a satisfying multi-media experience. Weighing under one pound (~344g) and just 7.99mm thick, this tablet is comprised of a 9-inch HD display housed within a stylish dual-tone metal casing, offering a comfortable in-hand experience. Netflix HD-supported, the viewing experience provided by the Lenovo Tab M9 is enhanced by the Dolby Atmos spatial audio experience and its dual stereo speakers.
Its MediaTek Helio G80 Octa-Core processor, Android 12 operating system, and up to 128G of storage give users the power and space they need to stream and save their favorite movies and shows with up to 13 hours1 of video playback battery life. People’s in-app experience will also benefit from the tablet’s fast Wi-Fi 5 connectivity and optimized GPS function.
When reading is preferred as an entertainment outlet, the Lenovo Tab M9 offers an immersive Reading Mode that simulates the color of real book pages, allows users to soften the tone for their eyes, and even offers a selection of various ambient background sounds to choose from. If the story gets to be too good, TÜV Rheinland eye care certification gives users the peace of mind that their eyes are protected so they can read the night away. They’ll also rest easy knowing that their tablet is secured with a face-unlock feature, allowing for convenient and safe log-ins. For all-around protection of the device itself, a clear case can be bundled with the tablet, as well as a folio case with a kickstand for comfortable hands-free browsing and streaming.
Plug and Play with the Lenovo 500 USB Type-C Universal Dock
If the user is looking for a Universal USB Type-C connection that will deliver effortless plug-and-play designed for increased versatility and productivity, this dock will deliver. With just one cable users can experience fast data transfers, dual 4K monitors, and essential port expansion safe in the knowledge they are using a solution of which 40% of the dock’s external shell is post-consumer recycled content plastic.