Lenovo makes some of the best 2-in-1s on the market, and for its upcoming premium Yoga convertibles, aside from updated specs and components, some are also getting fancy leather backs.
Spread across two slightly different 14 and 15-inch models and a third “Slim” version (which will be called the IdeaPad Slim 9i in North America), the Yoga 9i will come with a range of new Intel Core processors, a revamped chassis with an updated Rotating Sound Bar—a speaker built directly into the hinge. Plus on select models, it’s getting ultrasonic fingerprint sensors and premium leather lids.
On the outside, the new leather-topped Yoga 9i will come with an authentic leather panel attached by what Lenovo says is a 20-step bonding process so that the top of the system will wear and age naturally without ever falling off. While this isn’t the first recent gadget or laptop to