Expected at IFA 2016, with Miix 510 (by the way you have taken a look at our Test preview?), Lenovo Miix 710 was launched by the Chinese only recently and without any special announcements. The new 2-in-1 hybrid appeared to surprise on the site Lenovo HK, with official images and full specifications, but at the moment it is no press release was then we do not know the price and availability in the market, especially on the European market (and Italian).
But we know that Lenovo Miix 710 is the successor of Miix 700, one of the cheapest tablet with Intel Core M (Skylake) in circulation today. The new model inherits design and most of the technical specifications, except for the updated platform with Intel Core processors (Kaby Lake) seventh generation.
This remains unchanged in the aluminum body (black or champagne) with double hinge inspired by the strap of the clocks, composed of 280 individual stainless steel pieces for a regulation up to 150 ° of the rear kickstand, for maximum convenience of use on a table it’s knees. Being a fanless device, Lenovo has chosen m3-7Y30 chips Intel Core, Intel Core and Core i5-7Y54 i7-7Y75 with Intel HD Graphics 615 depending on the various SKUs, supported by 4GB, 8GB or 16GB of RAM to 1866MHz LPDDR3 and several of SSD storage solutions 128GB, 256GB and 512GB further expandable with a slot for microSD cards up to 128GB. The screen retains the same diagonal and resolution of the previous model, so a 12-inch display (2160 x 1440 pixels, 400 nits) with aspect ratio 3: 2 and coating Gorilla Glass, able to support a Wacom pen (optional) to 2048 levels pressure. The 5-megapixel front camera and a 5 megapixel rear with LED Flash complete the picture.
As reported in the technical details, Miix 710 will be equipped with a battery of 40 WHr (about 9 hours of battery life on average) and a rich set of interfaces for a tablet: USB 3.0, USB 2.0, Micro HDMI and audio jack 3.5 mm , although sorry the absence of a USB-C. On board will form a 2 x 2 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and 4G / LTE (optional), as well as two stereo speakers Dolby.
Lenovo Miix 710 has a thickness of 9 mm and weighing 750 grams (tablet mode), while the keyboard that connects magnetically has a thickness of 5.5 mm and a weight of 330 grams, bringing the combo to 14.5 mm thick and 1080 grams of weight. The operating system is Windows 10.