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Lenovo takes on the Surface Pro with their Yoga Duet 7i and IdeaPad Duet 3i

Lenovo is looking to go head-to-head with Microsoft’s Surface Pro line with their own Yoga Duet 7i and IdeaPad Duet 3i 2-in-1s.

Yoga Duet 7i

Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i (Slate Grey)

Coming in at just 1.16 kg (with the keyboard), the Yoga Duet 7i is lightweight yet also powerful with 10th Gen Intel, up to an i7-10510U along with Intel UHD graphics.

The screen is a 13-inch 2K WQHD touchscreen with 100 sRGB, Dolby Vision and 450 nits of brightness. The speakers on the device are Dolby Audio and Wi-Fi 6 support.

Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i (Slate Grey)

Storage options include up to a 1TB SSD and up to 16GB of RAM. Battery life is up to 12 hours. There’s also an IR camera for Windows Hello login and the tablet comes with Lenovo’s Active Pen.

Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i (Slate Grey)

The company will also be offering what they call the E-Color Pen that has a built-in smart sensor that lets you pick up colours from any real-life object by touching it to then use in your favourite apps.

As for ports, the device has two USB-C Gen 1 (PD 3.0 + DisplayPort™ + USB 3.2, 5 Gbps), one USB Gen 1, SD Card reader and a headphone jack.

Lenovo Yoga Duet 7i

The included keyboard is backlit and comes with Bluetooth 5.0. Colour options for the Yoga Duet 7i are Slate Grey and Orchid.

The Yoga Duet 7i is set to launch in June in Europe and China, starting at €1199 (around $1800 CAD) including VAT.

As of right now, Lenovo says there are no plans to launch the Yoga Duet 7i in North America.

IdeaPad Duet 3i

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i

The IdeaPad Duet 3i is the more budget-friendly option with it being powered by the Intel Pentium N5030 or Celeron N4020 chips with integrated graphics and up to 8GB of RAM.

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i

The device has a 10.3-inch Mipi display with 100% sRGB and a resolution of 1920 x 1200 and 330 nits.

Storage is only up to 128GB and the device weighs 1.3lbs without the keyboard.

Lenovo IdeaPad Duet 3i

Battery life is up to 9 hours and you get the device with Windows 10 Pro or Windows 10 S. The included Folio keyboard offers Bluetooth 5.0.

For ports, the IdeaPad Duet 3i has two USB Type-C 3.2 Gen 2 and a headphone jack.

The IdeaPad Duet 3i launches in Europe in July and starts at €429 including VAT. Lenovo says there are no plans to launch the device in North America.

Source: Lenovo

By Sachin Bahal

Sachin is the editor-in-chief of TheCanadianTechie, a site he started in 2012 to become the ultimate, independent source for tech enthusiasts or “techies”. He is a versatile writer with a passion for technology and loves to write about gaming, entertainment, tech and more.

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