Lenovo has often in the past do blur the boundary between laptops and tablets, but today announced Ideapad MiiX 700 takes the cake. The MiiX 700 is clearly meant as competition for the Surface tablets / laptops from Microsoft. Like the Surface MiiX the 700 has a kickstand and a hinge, so you can also use the MiiX 700 as a tablet. There is just like the Surface a keyboard you with strong magnets on the Ideapad MiiX 700 can attach, so you can use the tablet as a laptop. According to tech site Engadget recognized a Lenovo employee so that the tablet is inspired by the Surface.
Yet it is good to see that more brands involved in convertible laptops / tablets, because there is not exactly much choice once in that area. The keyboard on the IdeaPad MiiX 700 seems almost as good to feel like a real laptop keyboard, and works according to the manufacturer of the keyboard better than the Surface. The MiiX 700 M7 has an Intel Core processor, similar to normal Surface 3. The new convertible lenovo does not come close to the Surface Pro 3. You can use up to 8GB of RAM, and a 256GB SSD. The Lenovo Ideapad MiiX 700 has a 12-inch screen with a resolution of 2,160 by 1440 pixels. Of course the convertible runs on Windows 10 or Windows 10 Professional software.
At the back and front of the tablet you’ll find 5-megapixel cameras, and you can even use Intel’s Real Sense 3D camera to log in with your face on Windows 10. Further, the convertible with a USB 3.0 port, one USB 2.0 port, a microHDMI port for connecting an external display, a microSIM card reader (optionee) and a microSD card reader to the internal memory can be expanded. The tablet comes with a single speaker for audio playback.
Pricing and Availability
The Lenovo Ideapad MiiX 700 released in January of 2016 only in the Netherlands and receives a prize of 999 euros. What specifications you get back right here for is not yet known.