Lenovo Yoga 5G openingSource: Lenovo

What you need to know

  • Lenovo announced the Yoga 5G at CES 2020.
  • The PC supports both millimeter wave full-band and sub-6GHz 5G networks.
  • The Yoga 5G will be available in Spring 2020.

Lenovo announced the Yoga 5G at CES 2020. The convertible laptop supports both millimeter wave full-band and sub-6GHz 5G networks, bringing a wide range of high-speed connectivity. The Yoga 5G is the first laptop powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G Compute platform. Pricing information is unavailable at this time, but the device will be available in the Spring of 2020.

Lenovo states that the Yoga 5G is the world's first PC with 5G support, according to Lenovo, but it's worth pointing out that HP also recently announced the HP Dragonfly 5G. The race to release the first 5G PC will only officially be settled when a company officially releases a device with 5G support, not just when companies announce them.

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Regardless of if the Yoga 5G is the first 5G PC to market, the laptop will feature incredibly fast cellular connectivity. With support for both millimeter wave full-band and sub-6GHz 5G networks, the Yoga 5 will be able to get 5G support on more carriers as well.

Category Lenovo Yoga 5G
Display 14-inch FHD IPS
400 nits
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx
Graphics Qualcomm Adreno 680
Memory 8GB LPDDR4X
Storage 256GB
512GB
Webcam IR camera
Security IR camera
Fingerprint reader
Wireless 5G mmWave
Bluetooth 5.0
Ports 2x USB-C
Audio jack
Nano SIM card slot
Supports e-SIM
Audio User-facing stereo speakers (Dolby Atmos)
Battery 60Whr
Weight Starting at 1.35kg(2.97lbs)

Apart from 5G support, the Yoga 5G is similar to other Yoga laptops. It has a 14-inch display that can be flipped around and used in tent, display, tablet, or laptop modes. The Yoga 5 is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx, which helps it deliver long battery life and doesn't require any fans. Lenovo states that the Yoga 5 can get up to 24 hours of video playback.