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Lenovo’s Yoga 5G laptop packs nine antennas and Snapdragon power

When Lenovo announced at Computex last year that its Project Limitless laptop would be the world’s first 5G PC, the company was indeed ahead of its competition. As of today, though, Lenovo has fallen slightly behind. HP and Dell have both already announced 5G-capable PCs that not only support the latest connectivity standards, but look good, to boot. Lenovo’s Yoga 5G, meanwhile, still looks as staid as the prototype I checked out, just with a sturdier, more metallic build.

But the Lenovo Yoga 5G is quite different from the HP and Dell 5G-ready laptops announced at CES this week. First, it’s powered by a Snapdragon 8cx chipset, which has so far only shown up in the Samsung Galaxy Book S and sort of in the Microsoft Surface Pro X. That means the Yoga 5G will run Windows on ARM, unlike the Intel-powered machines I mentioned. That’s a drawback, since the ecosystem still suffers from issues like unclear app compatibility and glitches…

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