AAPL Stock: 118.03 ( -0.85 )

Printed from

Lenovo deploys convertible Miix, plus five other Windows 8 devices

updated 07:42 pm EDT, Thu June 20, 2013

All models run Windows 8, have 10-point capacitive touch

Lenovo today announced several new touch-enabled Windows laptops, along with Lenovo Miix, a a 10.1-inch tablet that sports a "quick-flip" detachable folio case with an integrated AccuType keyboard that converts instantly into a full Windows 8 laptop. Also released today, the IdeaPad S400 Touch, S500 Touch, S210 Touch, U330 Touch and U430 Touch all hail from the company's thin and lightweight S Series and U Series.

The Lenovo Miix display has a 10.1-inch HD 1366x768 IPS display that is accessible in both laptop and tablet mode. The device runs on an Intel Atom dual core processor, and comes with 64GB of built-in eMMC storage, expandable up to 96 GB total with a micro-SD slot. The Lenovo Miix tablet weighs in at only 1.2 pounds and is just 0.4 inches thin. It also includes integrated Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi and optional 3G-GPS connectivity, and boasts up to 10 hours of battery life. The Lenovo Miix will be available later this summer for $500 and up.

The IdeaPad S400 and S500 can be configured with up to third-generation Intel Core i5 processors and optional discrete graphics. The IdeaPad S210 is equipped with up to third-generation Intel Core i3 processors. All three devices also offer Dolby Advance Audio v2 certification for high-quality immersive experiences with multimedia. Lenovo Companion, Lenovo Support and Lenovo Cloud applications help S Series users share data and access their computer's full functionality, while OneKey Recovery makes data backup and recovery simple. The S400 and S500 come with 14-inch and 15.6-inch HD widescreen displays, respectively. The S210 comes up with an 11.6-inch HD widescreen display. The S400 will sell for $449, and the S500 begins at $579.

The new U Series laptops are now available with up to fourth-generation Intel Core i7 "Haswell" processors, plus optional Nvidia GeForce graphics with DirectX 11 and up to 1TB HDD with 16GB SSD, all in a metal frame weighing as little as 3.7 pounds. The U330 Touch comes with a 13.3-inch HD or FHD display, and the U430 Touch comes with a 14-inch HD+ or FHD display. The U330 will sell for $799, with the U430 coming in at $899.

by MacNN Staff



Login Here

Not a member of the MacNN forums? Register now for free.


Network Headlines

Follow us on Facebook


Most Popular


Recent Reviews

Ultimate Ears Megaboom Bluetooth Speaker

Ultimate Ears (now owned by Logitech) has found great success in the marketplace with its "Boom" series of Bluetooth speakers, a mod ...

Kinivo URBN Premium Bluetooth Headphones

We love music, and we're willing to bet that you do, too. If you're like us, you probably spend a good portion of your time wearing ...

Jamstik+ MIDI Controller

For a long time the MIDI world has been dominated by keyboard-inspired controllers. Times are changing however, and we are slowly star ...


Most Commented