Lenovo is at the consumer electronics show CES the Miix 630 are presented: a 2-in-1 detachable with a power-efficient Qualcomm Snapdragon 835-processor. In addition, the company announced the Smart Display with Google Assistant.
The Lenovo Miix 630 is a 2-in-1 detachable equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC, the same chip that you also in top-Android-smartphones found. Microsoft announced the partnership with Qualcomm last year. In addition to Lenovo are also HP and ASUS Windows devices with a Qualcomm processor. The Miix 630 is equipped with a 12.3 inch touch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1280 pixels that also with the included pressure-sensitive pen to operate. The Miix 630 is sold with a detachable keyboard. The combination weighs 1.33 kg.
The great advantage of the Snapdragon 835 is that the chip is so power efficient that the 2-in-1 always connected and in addition to wi-fi also 4G supports. Lenovo talks about a battery life up to 20 hours. Another advantage is that the Qualcomm chip is no active cooling is needed, making the Miix nice and quiet. The device runs on Windows 10, the stripped-down version of Windows 10 that is only suitable for applications from the Windows Store.
Lenovo Smart Display
In addition to the collaboration with Microsoft and Qualcomm working Lenovo is also working together with Google. The result is the Lenovo Smart Display. This is a screen with Google Assistant. The device is reminiscent of a tablet and contains a 8 or 10 inch touch screen. A big difference with a tablet is that the Smart Display on a socket and is fitted with a sends.
The Smart Display functions thanks to Google Assistant as a helper for your household. You can, for example, to get the current weather or the traffic situation questions. Or you can use the wizard to guide you during cooking. Additionally, the device can also be used for video calling and can you YouTube look.
Prices and availability
The Lenovo Mixx 630 in the second quarter of 2018 and the market and is available from € 999 including keyboard and pen. The European availability and pricing of the Smart Display will be announced later, in the USA, go the 8inch variant $ 199.99 costs, whereas Lenovo for the 10inch variant 249,99 dollar asks.