Lenovo unveiled a new line of mobile computers at Tech World 2021. Perhaps the most interesting is the IdeaPad Slim 7 Carbon. This laptop weighs only 1 kg and features a Samsung 14-inch OLED display. To make the product lighter, the designers used carbon fiber reinforced plastic and magnesium alloy.
Display resolution – QHD + (3200 x 1800 pixels). The refresh rate is 90 Hz. A touchscreen protected by Gorilla Glass is available as an option.
At the heart of the computer are the AMD Ryzen 7 5800U series APUs with up to eight CPU cores and an AMD Radeon GPU. An optional Nvidia GeForce MX450 graphics card is offered. The maximum amount of RAM is 16 GB, the maximum amount of SSD is 1 TB. You can also highlight the WiFi6 interface and Alexa support. The battery life is declared equal to 14.5 hours. The laptop should appear on sale in October. Prices start at $ 1290.
Laptop Demand Weakens, But TrendForce Analysts Even Raised Their Forecast For The Current Year Slightly
Vaccinations have gradually eased restrictions associated with the pandemic, which has weakened demand for laptops. In the Khrobuk segment, demand fell by 50% altogether. However, factors such as the wave of hardware upgrades in the enterprise segment with the return to offices in Europe and North America, and the desire of brands to start shipping products for the fourth quarter in advance to compensate for port congestion, have led to the laptop market. in the current quarter continued to grow steadily. This allowed the specialists of the analytical company TrendForce not only to confirm their previous forecast, but even to slightly adjust it upward. They expect to ship not 236 million, but 240 million laptops in 2021. This is a record figure, corresponding to an increase of 16.4% over last year.
Chromebooks, which were the main driver of laptop shipments growth in the first half of the year, are now in less demand. This is due to a decrease in the need for distance learning and market saturation. It is expected that in just one year, 36 million mobile computers in this category will be shipped.
144Hz, Ryzen 7 5800H, and fully featured GeForce RTX 3060 for $ 1,085. Sales of the most powerful laptop Redmi started in China
From today in China, you can buy not only the Mi Notebook Pro X 14, but also the most powerful Xiaomi laptop at the moment – Redmi G 2021. This model is equipped with a 16.1-inch IPS screen with a frame rate of 144 Hz, an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor and a fully functional GeForce RTX 3060 with a maximum power consumption of 130 watts.
Redmi G 2021 received 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD, a powerful Hurricane 3.0 cooling system with five heat pipes and two 12 V fans, a full-size keyboard with customizable backlighting, Wi-Fi 6, an 80 Wh battery, video outputs HDMI 2.0 and Mini Display Port 1.4, USB 3.2 Gen2 and USB-C ports. The weight of the device is 2.7 kg, the price is 1085 dollars.
2.5K 120Hz screen, Core i7-11370H and GeForce RTX 3050 in a thin metal 14-inch laptop priced at $ 1,160. Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro X 14 sales start in China
Xiaomi today announced the start of sales of the Mi Notebook Pro X 14 in China. This is a rather remarkable model, since a powerful Core i7-11370H processor and a discrete Nvidia GeForce GPU fit into a relatively small 14-inch model with a thickness of 16.5 mm. RTX 3050.
The weight of the Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro X 14 is 1.6 kg. The laptop is made in a 6000 series aircraft aluminum case. It has a 2.5K IPS screen with a frame rate of 120 Hz, a “hurricane” cooling system, 16 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and a 512 GB SSD. Other features of the model include a Thunderbolt 4 interface, a Wi-Fi 6 adapter and a 130W power supply.
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