, Text: Elyas Kasmi
Lenovo’s Creator series notebooks appeared in Russian retail, adapted to the needs of designers, artists and representatives of other professions related to graphics. The emphasis in them is made primarily on the quality of the screen, and for processing large amounts of data, they are equipped with tenth generation Intel processors and modern Nvidia video cards, up to 2080 Super.
Lenovo Creative Laptops
Lenovo brought to Russia notebooks of the new Creator line, focused on creating visual content. Representatives of Lenovo told CNews that three models of this series will be available on the Russian market, each in an exclusive dark green color of the case called Moss Green and each with screens that are not inferior in characteristics to professional monitors.
The series consists of the Yoga Creator 7, IdeaPad Creator 5 and Legion Creator 7. All new items come with a 10th generation Intel Core processor and Nvidia GeForce series graphics. They will appear in Russian retail in the coming days.
The IdeaPad Creator 5 laptop is the most affordable in the new line, it costs from 90 thousand rubles. The base cost of Yoga Creator 7 is 120 thousand rubles, and the price of Lenovo Legion Creator 7 starts at 160 thousand rubles. All three mobile PCs include a white LED backlit keyboard and chassis.
Lenovo Creator laptops stand out from the crowd not only with display capabilities, but also with exclusive colors
The Russian premiere of Lenovo Creator laptops took place much later than the global one. Their first show was held at the very beginning of January 2020 at the international consumer electronics exhibition CES 2020 in the USA.
IdeaPad Creator 5 Features
The IdeaPad Creator 5, which kicks off the Lenovo Creator series, features a 100% Adobe RGB display. This is a 15.6-inch IPS matrix with a resolution of Full HD or 1920 × 1080 pixels, a brightness of 500 cd / m2 and a refresh rate of 144 Hz. The display is factory calibrated to Delta E <2, which is usually the case for professional monitors for artists and designers. According to Lenovo, the IdeaPad Creator 5 is best suited for creating complex graphics and video editing.
The laptop is based on the up to 14nm Intel Core i7-10750H processor released in Q2 2020 and comes with either 8GB or 16GB of DDR4 RAM. An SSD drive with a capacity of up to 1 TB is used as a system drive.
The IdeaPad Creator 5 claims Lenovo Q-Control technology to quickly switch performance modes in various programs, plus there is an Intelligent Cooling function, which simultaneously reduces the noise level from coolers and extends battery life by 20%. The maximum operating time of a laptop on a single charge is 8 hours. Lenovo’s website claims the presence of a GeForce GTX 1650 or 1650 Ti video card, HD camera, two USB 3.1 Gen 1 ports and one USB-C, HDMI 2.0 and Ethernet each.
More advanced Yoga Creator 7
The Yoga Creator 7 has the same diagonal and resolution as the IdeaPad Creator 7 display, but differs from it with 100% sRGB color gamut and Pantone Matching System certification. The laptop is equipped with a GeForce GTX 1650 graphics card, Dolby Atmos sound enhancement technology and a 13-hour battery life (when watching a video), which practically does not affect either its weight or dimensions. Taking it into account, the weight of the laptop does not exceed 1.9 kg, and its thickness is 16.4 mm.
Lenovo has tried to reduce the bezels as much as possible in Yoga Creator 7
Yoga Creator 7 features Q-Control, Intelligent Cooling, and Modern Standby, which lets you view email notifications as soon as you lift the laptop lid. There is no need to wait until the operating system is fully loaded.
The equipment of the new Lenovo product includes modules Bluetooth 5, Wi-Fi 6 (802.11ax) and Rapid Charge fast charging technology (in one hour the charge reaches 80%).
Lenovo Legion Creator 7 Flagship Laptop
The highest price of Legion Creator 7 among all representatives of the Creator line is due to the presence of the most productive hardware. The laptop comes with a Core i7-10750H or Core i7-10875H processor, and the top-end Core i9-10980HK is installed in the maximum configuration. The chips work with 16 GB RAM (two 8 GB DDR4 strips) or 32 GB (2×16 GB).
Legion Creator 7 is perfect for work and video games
The 15.6-inch Full HD laptop display features 144Hz frame rate, 5ms response time, Dolby Vision and Nvidia G-Sync technology, and full Adobe RGB coverage. The display is Pantone validated and calibrated to Delta E <2. The image is displayed on it, depending on the configuration, the video card GeForce GTX 1660 Ti, RTX 2060, 2070 Max-Q, 2070 Super Max-Q or 2080 Super Max-Q.
The laptop is equipped with a 512 GB or 1TB SSD, plus it is possible to install two 1TB SSDs in a RAID-0 array. All the electronics of the mobile PC, including the HD-camera, the 4-watt acoustics are powered by a 4-cell 80 Wh battery, which will last for eight hours of operation.
Along with the listed components, the laptop received two USB 3.1 Gen 2 ports, one USB 3.1 Gen 1, HDMI 2.0, Ethernet, USB-C and Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5 modules. Legion Creator 7 weighs 2.25 kg with a thickness of 20 mm.