Lenovo has unveiled two new affordable devices ahead of next month’s CES trade show in Las Vegas. A new IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook offering and also a new entry-level tablet. The IdeaPad Flex 3i is a ChromeOS-powered 2-in-1 PC with multiple connectivity options. Meanwhile, the M9 Tablet is an Android-powered device with a 9-inch screen.

Lenovo unveiled two new Chromebooks ahead of CES

Starting with the Chromebook, the IdeaPad Flex 3i comes with a larger 12.2-inch display and several configurations: equipped with integrated Intel graphics or Intel N100 or N200 with dedicated NVIDIA graphics. It can be configured with 4GB or 8GB of RAM and 64GB or 128G of onboard storage expandable via microSD slot.

I/O on the Flex 3i includes two USB-A 3.5 Gen 1 ports and one USB-C 3.2 Gen 2 port. There’s also a 3.5mm headphone jack, an HDMI 1.4 port and a Kensington slot. There are also dual microphones, Bluetooth 5.2 support and configurable Wi-Fi up to Intel Wi-Fi 6E. There’s also a pair of 2-watt speakers or a 720p or 1080p webcam.

Next up, the M9 tablet has a 9-inch screen with a resolution of 1340 x 800 pixels and weighs less than 1 pound. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio G80 (octa-core) chipset and packs a 5100mAh battery that supports 15W charging via USB-C. The tablet is available in 3GB + 32GB, 4GB + 64GB and 4GB + 128GB. It has a 2MP front camera and an 8MP primary shooter. You can expect support for Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi ac.

Lenovo unveiled two new Chromebooks ahead of CES

The IdeaPad Flex 3i Chromebook will hit the market in May 2023 and retail for $350. The Lenovo M9 tablet will be released in the second quarter of 2023 and will cost $140.

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