AMD Ryzen 8000 tablets will be available in early 2024 with RDNA 3.5 iGPU and AI engine

Les tablettes AMD Ryzen 8000 seront disponibles début 2024 avec l'iGPU RDNA 3.5 et le moteur d'IA

AMD's Ryzen 8000 processors will hit shelves with all their features and capabilities. Minisforum announced V3, the world's first tablet equipped with a Ryzen 8000 processor, scheduled for release next year. Unfortunately, these APUs will not take advantage of the next-generation “Zen 5” core architecture, but will rely on existing Zen 4 cores. These Ryzen 8000 APUs, codenamed Hawk Point, will be an update to the Ryzen 7000 “Phoenix” family.

Like most x86 models, this tablet will run Windows 11, making it more or less a convertible tablet. One of the highlights will be the inclusion of the RDNA 3.5 iGPU and XDNA Engine to accelerate lightweight AI workloads. The Ryzen AI feature is built on this dedicated chip.

The Ryzen 8000 APUs in Miniforum's V3 tablet will be available in two power envelopes, namely 22W and 28W, putting them on par with most ultrabooks and convertibles. Like most convertibles, it will have two USB 4 ports, and a USB Type-C DP-in Only port. You also get an audio jack and an SD card slot. For connectivity, it comes with Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 support.

The V3 tablets feature a 14-inch QHD+ display with a 165Hz refresh rate, two tweeters and two bass speakers. The front features a 2-megapixel camera with Windows Hello support for facial recognition, backed by a 5-megapixel rear camera.

With a QHD+ display clocked at 165Hz, battery life will definitely be a concern. The Minisforum V3 has a battery capacity of over 50 Wh to cope with laptop-class hardware. It is also compatible with MPP2.0 pen technology, allowing 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity, ideal for artists and content creators.