Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro and Lenovo Yoga Yoga 14s are getting AMD Ryzen 5000 Creator Edition chipset
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro 14ACH5 D, Yoga Slim 7 Pro 14ACH5 OD, and the Yoga 14s 2021 are getting the AMD Ryzen 5000 Creator Editions APUs.
Lenovo has registered the Yoga Slim 7 Pro 14ACH5 D and 14ACH5 OD on the PSREF portal. The SKUs give an option between the AMD Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition and Ryzen 9 5900HS Creator Edition APUs along with Nvidia GeForce MX450 graphics. The Yoga Slim 7 Pros sport similar specifications with the primary difference being the choice of displays offered.
The Yoga Slim 7 Pro 14ACH5 OD comes with a 2.8K (2880x1800) 400-nit 16:10 glossy OLED panel with DisplayHDR500 True Black and Dolby Vision backing while the 14ACH5 D variant gives a choice between 300-nit anti-glare 2.2K (2240x1400) 60 Hz Dolby Vision and 400-nit 2.8K 90 Hz Dolby Vision IPS panels. Check out the PSREF pages linked below for detailed specifications.
The AMD Ryzen 5000 Creator Edition APUs feature increased base clocks than their actual counterparts. The Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition, when compared to the original Ryzen 7 5800HS, offers a 3.2 GHz base (+400 MHz) and 4.6 GHz boost (+200 MHz) while the Ryzen 9 5900HS Creator Edition features a 300 MHz higher base at 3.3 GHz while offering the same 4.6 GHz boost as the original Ryzen 9 5900HS. It helps to note that the Ryzen HS series are rated for a 35 W TDP, but the clocks in the Creator Editor seem to conform to that of their corresponding 45 W SKUs.
Besides that, two Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 Pro models, Chinese shopping site JD also names a Yoga 14s 2021 laptop with a Ryzen 7 5800HS Creator Edition rated at 45 W. With that, the APU can provide up to 75% higher operation compared to 15 W chips that are the mainstay for ultrathin laptops. The Yoga 14s 2021 also appears to offer the GeForce MX450 GPU paired with 2 GB of GDDR6 VRAM instead of GDDR5, which is claimed to result in a 22% performance improvement.
These devices are currently being registered for the Chinese/Asian, MEA, and select European markets.