The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i’s dual-screen setup isn’t the newest innovation. Lenovo‘s even introduced it earlier in the business-oriented ThinkPad X1 Fold. But it gets that Yoga treatment with slimmed-down bezels, a smaller display, and a more eye-catching teal color.
And if you’re wondering how useful a dual-screen device will be, there are at least four different use cases to consider.
Lenovo Yoga Book 9i and your work
You can use the Lenovo Yoga Book 9i in a few configurations. You can have it propped up on the included folio stand in the laptop orientation, on its side with the two 13.3-inch 2.8K OLED PureSight displays side-by-side, or just as a typical laptop.
It lets you view web pages, documents, and images across the two full screens with an easy five-finger motion. Or you can have two files or programs on top of each other or side-by-side. Lenovo includes a physical wireless keyboard that you can use separately from the screens.
You can also use the bottom screen as a digital keyboard, complete with a trackpad. Or place the detachable Bluetooth keyboard on that bottom screen. A trackpad will appear on the bottom, making it look like a conventional laptop. Or you can push the keyboard to the edge and use the top half of the bottom screen to view widgets and other programs.
And if you want to write down your thoughts, it supports Lenovo’s Smart Pen stylus, which we understand comes with the laptop, too. Lenovo has thought about the different multi-tasking capabilities of the Yoga Book 9i.
Built for collaboration & meetings
This unique form factor allows for more flexibility in meetings, brainstorming sessions, and other collaborations. The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i switches seamlessly between laptop, tablet, and tent modes.
If you’re in a face-to-face meeting, you can have the Yoga Book 9i in tent mode with the slide presentation on one side and the controls on the second screen.
It is easier to see everything in a virtual meeting, including chat boxes, presentations, and more. The Yoga Book 9i has a full HD webcam with a privacy shutter. It’s easy to spot since there’s a lip on the top screen that houses the camera.
Ready for study sessions
With two screens to work with, the Lenovo Yoga Book 9i makes it easy to attend virtual lectures or watch educational videos while taking notes. You can have the lesson or video take up the top screen while you jot down ideas or sketch on the bottom part.
If you draw on your computer, you can have your reference design or notes on one screen as you sketch on the other.
The Yoga Book 9i packs in some solid specs, including a 13th-generation Intel Core i7-U15 and Intel Iris X graphics, up to 16GB of LPDDR5X RAM, and 512GB or 1TB PCIe SSD.
Made for entertainment, too
When it’s time to sit back and relax, you can watch a movie on one screen while researching interesting facts about the film on the second screen. The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i offers 100% DCI-P3 color accuracy and Dolby Vision HDR. It promises to impress with ultra-vivid colors, sharper contrast, and richer detail for its visuals. For audio, this laptop has Dolby Atmos spatial audio and a 360-degree rotating sound bar featuring Bowers & Wilkins speakers.
Its 80WHr battery promises up to 10 hours of video playback when using both screens or up to 14 hours if you’re only using one. This laptop has three Thunderbolt 4.0 ports and supports Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth.
Lenovo Yoga Book 9i: Pricing and availability
The Lenovo Yoga Book 9i in Tidal Teal will come to the market starting June 2023. Lenovo proudly shares that it comes in eco-conscious packaging with its cushion materials, gift box, and outer box all containing 100% recycled paper. You can get this unique laptop at a starting price of USD 2,099.99.
Are you ask excited as we are about this new Yoga device? We’d love to know what you think! While we have you, check out our other CES 2023 coverage here!