Lenovo's Project Limitless is the Yoga 5G, and it supports both sub-6 and mmWave

At Computex last year, Lenovo announced Project Limitless, promising the first 5G PC. Not much else was known at the time, except that it used Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx 5G Compute Platform, which includes the Snapdragon X55 5G modem.

At CES today, Lenovo unveiled the new PC in full, calling it the Yoga 5G. What's particularly interesting is that it supports both sub-6 and mmWave 5G. While there have been several 5G PCs announced at CES so far, this is the first one to support mmWave, let alone both. For those unfamiliar, mmWave is much faster, offering gigabit speeds, but it can be blocked easily by a window, a piece of paper, or anything else. That's why it needs to be supplemented by sub-6 frequencies.

The Lenovo Yoga 5G weighs in at 2.86 pounds, coming in a similar body to the company's last ARM PCs, the Yoga C630. Like the Yoga C630, it offers 8GB RAM and an FHD display, although the screen is a bit larger at 14 inches, and brighter at 400 nits. It also includes Dolby Atmos speakers on either side of the keyboard.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform is meant to have similar performance to an Intel Core i5, and aside from Microsoft's modified 8cx in the Surface Pro X, the only other Snapdragon 8cx PC to be announced is Samsung's Galaxy Book S. The Yoga 5G is coming this spring, and it will start at $1,499.

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