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Lenovo Miix 520, next-gen Surface alternative?

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After Eve, Lenovo has jumped on the bandwagon. The latest 2-in-1 tablet device comes from Lenovo, dubbed as Miix 520 which might be a worthy upgrade of the earlier announced Miix 510.

Winfuture.de reports that Miix 520 will come with Intel ‘Kaby Lake “U-series in a fanless design, an augmented reality-enabled camera, a fingerprint reader, multiple USB Type- C ports, a Wacom stylus to compete with Microsoft’s Surface Pen. All these are coming from a reliable source at-least the specs are confirmed.

Speaking of the the display, it is 12.3 inch and will offer a resolution of 1920×1200 pixels. To provide extra protection, it will come with Gorilla Glass. The active stylus with Wacom technology, should offer 2048 levels of pressure, which is same as the latest Surface Pen.

Passive Vapor Chamber Cooling tech on Intel Core U-Series CPUs on ‘Kaby Lake’ micro-architecture (14nm)

  • Intel Core i3-7006U ( “Skylake” architecture)
  • Intel Core i3-7100U (2.4 GHz) based on the “Kaby Lake” architecture
  • Core i5- 7200U (2.5 GHz, maximum 3.1 GHz via TurboBoost)
  • Core i5-7500U (2.7 GHz, max. 3.5 GHz via TurboBoost.
    In all cases, these are dual-core SoCs whose loss power is capped to enable passive cooling.

Memory options include – DDR4

  • 4 GB
  • 8 GB
  • 16 GB

SSD options:

  • 128 GB
  • 256 GB
  • 512 GB
  • 1 TB


Connectivity options:

  • USB-3.0 port
  • USB Type-C port
  • MicroSD card reader
  • AC-WLAN
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • LTE modem (optional)

A 5Mp Front facing camera and a 8MP rear-facing camera combination.

There are also two speakers with Dolby Advanced Audio certification. A fingerprint reader is provided between the volume keys, which in combination with Windows Hello enables richer experience.

In addition, the possibility to wake up the system by voice command is suggested.

The battery of the Lenovo Miix 520 should have a capacity of 41 watt hours, according to the current state, with a maximum running time of about 10 hours.

For video playback at half the display brightness, up to eight hours should be achieved.

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