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AMD Ryzen 7 4800U/4700U laptops – specs, benchmarks and complete list of devices

By Andrei Girbea - @ andreigirbea , last updated on July 21, 2020

AMD are finally able to properly compete with Intel in the ultrabook space with their latest Renoir hardware iteration, and not just in the budget segments, as in recent years.

For now, Renoir consists of Ryzen Mobile 4000 APUs that include a Zen 2 processor with up to 8C/16T and a Radeon Vega integrated GPU with up to 8 Compute Units. All these are combined within a 15W package, with potentially higher TDP settings as long as allowed by the thermal implementation.

This is the same approach Intel are taking with their Ice Lake and future Tiger Lake Core U platforms, with whom the Renoir APUs are going to compete later this year. For now, though, AMD seem to have an edge in platform design and both CPU and GPU performance. Of course, it’s early to draw any conclusions and you should wait for our detailed reviews for a more complete picture of what these Ryzen U platforms are all about.

However, we have some numbers based on AMD’s marketing materials, but also on various benchmarks leaks. We’ll cover these in a separate article, and of course, they should be taken with lumps of salt for various reasons, at least until verified by third-party reviewers.

For now, this article we’ll give you an insight into the Ryzen U 4000 platform and a detailed list of all the available ultraportables based on this platform.

Ryzen 7 4800U
Ryzen 7 4700URyzen 5 4600URyzen 5 4500URyzen 3 4300U
Build process7 nm
GenerationZen 2
TDP15W
Cores/Threads8/168/86/126/64/4
CPU Base Frequency1.8 GHz2.0 GHz2.1 GHz2.3 GHz2.7 GHz
CPU Max Turbo4.2 GHz4.1 GHz4.0 GHz4.0 GHz3.7 GHz
L3 Cache8 MB4 MB
Memory Type
up to 64 GB DDR4 3200 MHz, up to 32 GB LPDDR4X 4266 MHz
GraphicsRadeon Vega, 8 CUsRadeon Vega, 7 CUsRadeon Vega, 6 CUsRadeon Vega, 6 CUsRadeon Vega, 5 CUs
Graphics Speedup to 1750 MHzup to 1600 MHzup to 1500 MHzup to 1500 MHzup to 1400 MHz
Processing Power (FP32)1.79 TFLOPs1.43 TFLOPs1.15 TFLOPs1.15 TFLOPs.96 TFLOPs

On top of these, AMD also offer a subseries of Ryzen Pro U 4000 processors that will make their way into a handful of business notebooks such as the ThinkPads T14/T14s. Details are still scarce on these Pro iterations, so we’ll update once we know more, most likely in a separate article.

The Ryzen 7 4800U APU sits at the top of the lineup as an eight-core/sixteen-thread processor paired with a capable Radeon Vega iGPU. With a theoretical maximum throughput of 1.79 TFLOPs, the 8 CU Vega implementation outmatches Intel’s Iris G7 graphics chip implemented within their Ice Lake Core U lineup by a significant degree, as that’s only rated for 1.12 TFLOPs.

Furthermore, the Ryzen platform wins at multi-threaded CPU performance as well, with twice the amount of cores/threads over the existing IceLake Core i7s. Those are just the specs, though, and the results need to be verified in practice.

You should also consider that we’re only going to see the Ryzen 7 4800U processor in a handful of premium SKUs, with capable thermal designs.

Ryzen 7 4800U performance vs Intel Comet Lake and Ice Lake

Mid-range products will top at the Ryzen 7 4700U, an eight-core/eight-thread processor with a slightly less capable Vega iGPU, but still a solid outmatch for the existing Intel counterparts, as far as we can tell right now. Of course, the value proposition is reserved for the 6 Core/12 Threads Ryzen 5 APUs, with a Ryzen 3 option as the budget variant, as alternatives for the existing Intel Comet Lake and Ice Lake Core i5s and i3s.

With that in mind, down below we’ve split the list of Ryzen 4000 Mobile laptops into two sections: top tier products based on Ryzen 7 4800U APUs, and mid and budget-tier devices that can only be configured up to the Ryzen 7 4700U APU.

The complete list of Ryzen 7 4800U ultrabooks

This section includes premium and mid-tier ultrabooks built on the Ryzen 7 4800U platform. Lower tier configurations are also available, and the mentioned starting prices are usually for the Ryzen 5 or Ryzen 3 variants.

ModelScreenHardwareBatteryWeightPrice
Lenovo Yoga Slim 7 (IdeaPad Slim 7)14″ IPS FHD glossyup to Ryzen 7 4800U 25W,
up to 16 GB LPDDR4x RAM (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
61 Wh1.5 kg / 3.3 lbsfrom $899
Lenovo IdeaPad S540 1313.3″ IPS FHD+ touch
16:10 aspect ratio
up to Ryzen 7 4800U 25W,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4
56 Wh1.3 kg / 2.9 lbs
Lenovo IdeaPad 5 / 500 1414″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4800U 25W,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
2x PCIe x4
57 Wh1.39 kg / 3.1 lbsfrom $699
Lenovo IdeaPad 5 / 500 1515.6″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4800U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
2x PCIe x4
57 Wh1.66 kg / 3.8 lbsfrom $649
Lenovo ThinkBook 14s14″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4800U,
optional Radeon RX dGPU,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (1x DIMM),
1x PCIe x4
45 Whfrom 1.5 / 3.3 lbs
MSI Modern 1414″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4800U,
up to 64 GB DDR4-3200 (2x DIMMs),
1x PCIe x4
52 Wh1.3 kg / 2.9 lbsfrom $649

Lenovo also mentioned AMD Pro Mobile versions for their ThinkPad T14, T14S and X13 business ultraportables, and I’d expect to see the Pro version of the 4800U (probably the Ryzen 7 4850U) implemented inside those. We’ll update with more details once available.

Ryzen 7 4700U and Ryzen 5 4500U mid-range ultraportables

This section is reserved for the vast majority of Ryzen Mobile 4000 laptops, with configurations topping at the Ryzen 7 4700U APU.

ModelScreenHardwareBatteryWeightPrice
Acer Aspire 5 A515-4415.6″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 20 GB DDR4 (4GB soldered + 1xDIMM),
1x PCIe x4 storage + 2.5″ bay
48 Wh1.8 kg / 4 lbsfrom $499
Acer Swift 3 SF314-4214″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB LPDDR4x-3733 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
48 Wh1.21 kg / 2.65 lbsfrom $599
Asus ZenBook UM42514″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
67 Wh1.13 kg / 2.4 lbs
Asus ZenBook UM433IQ14″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U 25W,
optional Nvidia MX350 10W,
up to 8 GB LPDDR4x-4266 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
50 Wh1.21 kg / 2.65 lbsfrom $899
Asus ZenBook Q407IQ14″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 5 4500U,
optional Nvidia MX350 10W,
up to 8 GB LPDDR4x-4266 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
50 Wh1.21 kg / 2.65 lbsfrom $549
Asus Vivobook S14 M43314″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x2
50 Wh1.4 kg / 3.1 lbs
Asus Vivobook S15 D533/M33315.6″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x2
50 Wh1.6 kg / 3.6 lbs
Dell Inspiron 740514″ IPS FHD touchup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 32 GB DDR4-3200 (2x DIMMs),
1x PCIe x4 storage
40 Wh1.54 kg / 3.4 lbsfrom $699
HP Envy x360 1313.3″ IPS FHD touchup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
51 Wh1.3 kg / 2.92 lbsfrom $699
HP Envy x360 1515.6″ IPS FHD touchup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 32 GB DDR4-3200 (2x DIMMs),
1x PCIe x4 storage
55 Wh2 kg / 4.42 lbs
HP ProBook x360 435 G713.3″ IPS FHD touchup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4 storage
45 Wh1.5 kg / 3.3 lbs
HP ProBook 445/455 G714/15.6″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (2x DIMMs),
1x PCIe x4 2.5″ bay
45 Whfrom 1.6 kg / 3.5 lbs
Lenovo IdeaPad 3 / 300 14-1714″ to 17″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 20 GB DDR4-3200 (4GB soldered + 1xDIMM),
1x PCIe x4
45 Whfrom 1.45 kg / 3.2 lbs
Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 1414″ IPS FHD touchup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x PCIe x4
52 Wh1.5 kg / 3.3 lbsfrom $599
Lenovo ThinkPad E14/E1514-15″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (1x DIMM),
2x PCIe x4
45 Whfrom 1.65 kg/ 3.7 lbsfrom $639
Lenovo V1414″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (1x DIMM),
1x PCIe x4 + 2.5″ bay
35 Whfrom 1.62 kg / 3.6 lbsfrom $579
Xiaomi RedBook 13, 14 and 1613-16″ IPS FHD matteup to Ryzen 7 4700U,
up to 16 GB DDR4-3200 (soldered),
1x SATA ??
40 – 46 Whfrom 1.2 to 1.8 kg

Keep in mind that we’re constantly working on updating these lists, yet the information is scarce right now, and some of the info is based on leaks or rumors. Thus, if you spot any errors or any notebook that should be in here and is not, please get in touch in the comments section down below.

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Andrei Girbea, Editor-in-Chief of Ultrabookreview.com. I've been covering mobile computers since the 2000s and you'll mostly find reviews and thorough guides written by me here on the site.

14 Comments

  1. R. van Det

    April 10, 2020 at 10:02 am

    Could you update the list please

  2. Dan

    May 17, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    The HP Envy x360 15" has two SO-DIMM slots.

  3. Darcy

    June 28, 2020 at 4:22 pm

    Please update this list!
    Thanks

    • Andrei Girbea

      June 28, 2020 at 4:50 pm

      It is updated. Well, mostly. Is there something that should be in here and is not?

      • aditya

        June 29, 2020 at 7:02 am

        Hi, one more laptop that can be added:

        * HP Probook 445 G7

      • aditya

        June 29, 2020 at 7:15 am

        Hi,

        The Lenovo Thinkpad E14 AMD has 2 x PCIe instead of PCIe + Sata 2.5".

        Same is the case with Lenovo Ideapad 5.

  4. Wout

    July 13, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    It seems that there are 0 AMD 4xxx laptops with better than FHD resolution? Really? :-(

  5. Arjun

    July 20, 2020 at 7:27 pm

    The battery for the Envy x360 15 isn't entirely accurate. Some HP Envy x360 15 models (like the 15z-ds100) has a 55.67 Wh, 4-cell Lithium-ion prismatic Battery.

  6. Nelson

    July 23, 2020 at 5:58 am

    I tried looking for any of the laptops under 4800u section, but most that were sold included up to 4700u for the 14inch variants. Am I missing something here? Maybe no 14inch can include the 4800u?

    • Andrei Girbea

      July 23, 2020 at 12:48 pm

      Some will, but the availability is limited for now. Should change in the next month or so

  7. Cristian

    July 24, 2020 at 4:59 am

    Hi Andrei ,
    Can you please make a review for Asus ZenBook UM425 (512Gb or 1Tb/ 16GB / 4700u or 4800u if it will exist/be available) ?
    # very interested about autonomy(22h ?!) and Cinebench 15/20
    Thanks !
    C

  8. anaconda

    July 27, 2020 at 12:33 pm

    MSI modern does not offer 4800U version.
    List also all the 4800H laptops, especially XMG ones with 4K OLED panels

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