Lenovo Yoga 9i is a compact convertible laptop built on Intel’s 11th-gen Core processors and, the chipmaker’s improved Iris Xe integrated graphics. This laptop comes with an improved TrueStrike keyboard, optional leather lid cover, and edge-to-edge glass touchpad, Thunderbolt 4 ports, impressive battery life and more.
This stylish 2-in-1 laptop has a rotating sound bar with Dolby Atmos speaker system for immersive audio experience, a 720p webcam with privacy shutter, an ultrasonic fingerprint reader and a small active pen placed nicely into the system’s right side.
Lenovo Yoga 9i Key Features and Specs
- Up to 14-inch / 15-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS display.
- Up to Up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7
- Intel® Iris® Xe or NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1650 Ti
- Up to 16GB Memory.
- Up to 2TB PCIe SSD
- Windows 10 Pro
- 720P webcam
- TrueStrike Keyboard
- Rotating Sound Bar with Dolby Atmos® speaker system.
- WiFi 6 (2×2 802.11ax) and Bluetooth® 5.1
- Up to 18 hours Battery Life.
Lenovo Yoga 9i is a flexible, thin, light and portable convertible laptop made from machined aluminum alloy, for a strong overall feel. The top lid and bottom chassis are held firmly together by a single rectangular 360° a soundbar hinge which permits the display to be opened in the traditional laptop mode, a stand mode, a flat tablet mode, or a tent mode.
The Lenovo Yoga 9i lid host a chrome “YOGA” logo in the top corner. Opening the lid reveals more of a clean sophisticated surfaces. There is a full display screen with thin bezel at the top and bottom, to give enough room for a decent 720p webcam.
On the chassis is a TrueStrike Keyboard with large keycaps and an edge-to-edge glass palm rest with an encased touchpad that uses haptic feedback, allowing for a much larger touchpad area as well as a new ultrasonic fingerprint reader.
It also has a rounded back edges that allow free movement along a full range of motion, with comfortable grip in all modes whether laptop or using it as a tablet.
Hiding in the rear of the Yoga 9i is a stylus slot housing a revamped Lenovo Active Pen which features an Elastometer nib designed for easy use and better lettering.
Lastly, the laptop house two USB-C ports with Thunderbolt 3 support, as well as a headphone jack on the left and on the right is a single USB 3.1 Type-A port with power button. Although, the 14-inch only have the power button alone on the left, making for just 3 ports on it.
The Lenovo Yoga 9i has two display options. These includes a 14-inch and 15-inch with up to 14″ UHD 3840 x 2160 resolution to gives you a clear display.
The UHD (3840 x 2160) display resolution is built on an IPS panel with support for VESA400 HDR400for improved color and contrast when viewing HDR content and Dolby Vision™. This display offers up to 500 nits of maximum brightness and 72% of NTSC DCI-P3 color gamut. In addition, around the large 14-inch or 15-inch screen is a 3.84mm left/right bezel for the UHD model.
On the other hand, the laptop display type with Full HD resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels has a standard of colour space of 72% NTSC which helps deliver an even more vivid and true-to-life colours. Above all, both model feature an image aspect ratio of 16:9, thus resulting in a better experience.
Lenovo Yoga 9i 14-inch is equipped with the latest Six-core 11th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H processor paired with Intel® Iris® Xe Graphics card.
This Intel “Tiger Lake” CPUs combined with Intel Evo platform certification results in great performance, remarkable responsiveness, a long lasting battery life, and stunning visuals in a new class of sleek, stylish laptops. With the all-new Intel® Iris® Xe graphics that far exceed the usual integrated experience, this laptop promises great visual for game lovers.
On the other hand, the Lenovo Yoga 9i 15-inch is powered by the same Intel 11th Gen Core i7 processor paired, however, it is paired with Nvidia GeForce GTX 1650 Ti GPU. This combination also empower the desktop-level performance.
Furthermore, for better user’s experience, these Lenovo Yoga 9i comes with Up to 16GB of RAM with Up to 2TB SSD card storage.
Above all, this laptops runs on Windows 10 Pro operating system. Therefore, offering smooth user experience and better interface.
This 2-in 1 laptop battery life is absolutely astounding. The battery can last up to 18 hours usage from a full charge on local video payback. Although, the battery life will vary and depends on many factors such as product configuration and usage, software use, wireless functionality, power management settings, and screen brightness. The maximum capacity of the battery will decrease with time and use.
These laptops come with a Rotating Sound Bar with support for Dolby Atmos Audio system that offers presets for different media, like movies, music and more. It also has two subwoofer, two tweeters and two webcam mics for effective audio experience.
Lenovo Yoga 9i digital pen is a full-fledged digital stylus that offers 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, so it’s capable of more fine graphic art work. The pen gets 40 minutes of use off 15 minutes of charge.
Above all, for wireless connectivity, this 2-in-1 laptop also includes Wifi 6 (2×2 802.11ax) and Bluetooth 5.1.
Lenovo Yoga 9i Price and Availability
Lenovo Yoga 9i price starts at around $1,049 depending on configuration of the laptop.
It is available on Lenovo official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Lenovo Yoga 9i Specs
Here are a few specs of the Lenovo Yoga 9i convertible Laptop:
- OS: Windows 10 Pro
- Processor: Up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7
- GPU: Intel® Iris® Xe, NVIDIA® GeForce™ GTX 1650 Ti.
- Memory: Up to 16 GB RAM
- Colours: Silver, Slate-gray color, Mica
- Dimension: 216.4mm x 319.4mm x 14.6 – 15.7mm (14-inch) 238.5mm x 355.5mm x 17.5 – 19.7mm (15-inch)
- Weight: Starting at 1.37kg (14-inch), 2kg (15-inch)
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 15.6-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, VESA400 HDR400 + Dolby Vision™, 500 nits, 72% NTSC, 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) IPS, 72% NTSC or 14-inch UHD (3840 x 2160) IPS, VESA HDR400 + Dolby Vision™, 500 nits, 90% DCI-P3, Full HD options also available
- Keyboard: TrueStrike Keyboard
- Pointing Device: Glass touchpad
- Built-in Storage: Up to 2TB PCIe NVMe TLC SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 720p with privacy shutter
- USB Ports: USB-A 3.2 Gen 2, 2 x USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 (Thunderbolt 4, DisplayPort™ & power delivery) Headphone / mic combo
- HDMI: –
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: –
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Wifi 6 (2×2 802.11ax)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5,1
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- ultrasonic fingerprint reader
- Glass Touch screen
- Lenovo Digital Pen
- Rotating Sound Bar with 2 x subwoofers, 2 x tweeters, 2 x webcam mics
- Battery: Long Battery Lif8
- Use Time: Up to 10 Hours (UHD), up to 17 hours (FHD)