Lenovo Yoga 13w Gen 2: A refreshed convertibleLaptop with AMD Ryzen 7000 APUs was previewed

News Summary:

  • The new Yoga 13w Gen 2 is protected by Gorilla Glass Victus covering 13.3 inches and 16 inches. 10 IPS display. For reference, the display outputs 1920 x 1200 pixels, offers 300 nits of peak brightness, and is compatible with an active stylus. Additionally, the device is available with up to 16 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and a 512 GB SSD powered by Lenovo’s 51 Wh battery. The company adds that the Yoga 13w Gen 2 can charge the battery at 65W. The new Yoga 13w Gen 2 comes with Windows Hello facial recognition, keyboard backlight and LTE connectivity, but only as optional extras.

  • Lenovo has updated the Yoga 13w Gen 2, a convertible laptop previously sold with AMD Ryzen 5000 APUs like the Ryzen 5 5625U. According to the company’s press release, the Yoga 13w Gen 2 will be available with his Ryzen 7000 APU, but Lenovo has not specified which APU. The Yoga 13w retains its ‘Gen 2’ status, so it seems likely that the offered APUs like the Ryzen 5 7530U and Ryzen 7 7730U will be based on AMD’s Cezanne architecture. In other words, the new Yoga 13w Gen 2 should perform in much the same way as its predecessor.

Lenovo claims that all machines will have the following I/O: The new Yoga 13w Gen 2 will be available in multiple markets later this quarter. Unfortunately, the company hasn’t revealed pricing for the machine or what memory configurations they plan to offer for the machine.