The CES 2017 is giving us a sneak peek that 2017 might be Lenovo’s year. After launching its debut gaming laptop series the Legion and refreshing the ThinkPad series, the computing major has launched the ultra powerful and ultra portable Miix 720. Leave everything else; its specs alone makes it one of the most powerful devices of its kind. It doesn’t look bad either, and many initial reviews from CES 2017 suggests that the device is no show-off, it sports everything from good looks to ultra-powerful performance. Given the specification and features of the Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 notebook, a tough competition to Microsoft Surface is inevitable.
Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 – Hardware and Design:
The Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 has been crafted and designed beautifully. With the chassis being made up of the metal alloy it becomes more premium than expected. The metal chassis also make it thinner than it’s competitors. The rear of the body has the kickstand, and it comes with the classic watchband hinge which can adjust the device up to 150 degrees. The thing is good as it holds it position firmly thus preventing the device from getting damaged if not handled properly.
A detachable keyboard comes with the device and is good for normal usages, but a bundled keyboard is always better for regular work. The 12-inch QHD+ screen is one of the most outstanding highlights of the Miix 720. It has a 4K resolution. Thanks to more advanced technology, the Active Pen 2 has become better and more sensitive. It uses the Windows ink feature which makes writing on the screen very easy.
Like other recent Lenovo devices, the Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 features an always-on USB port. It comes with a Thunderbolt 3 port for faster data transfer, and other ports are a USB 3.0 port, one micro SD card slot, and an audio jack. It also has an old USB 2.0 port. WiFi connectivity 802.11 ac along with Bluetooth 4.2 is available for communication purposes.
Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 – Performance and Battery Life:
Endowed with the Intel 7th-generation Core i7 processor also known as the Kaby Lake series the Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 also comes with Intel Integrated 620 HD graphics. The RAM sizes are available according to the price, and the top end model comes with a 16GB RAM and 1 TB PCle SSD which is more than enough to provide a smooth working experience.
The average battery life of the device after a full charge is expected to last up to 8 hours which is good for normal usages.
It comes pre-loaded with Microsoft Windows 10.
Processor- Intel Core i7 7th Gen (Kaby Lake Series).
Operating System- Windows 10.
RAM- Up to 16 GB DDR4 RAM.
Storage- 1TB PCle SSD storage.
Display- 12-inch QHD plus display with the resolution of 4K.
Battery Runtime- An average of 8 hours on a single charge.
Other features- Detachable Keyboard, an always-on USB port, kickstand for the tablet, Microsoft Hello and others.
> Ultra portable with High-quality Performance.
> Detachable Keyboard with backlit and a responsive trackpad.
> All metal alloy body which makes it sturdy.
> 1 TB of SSD storage for faster performance.
> Better and improved stylus in the form of Active Pen 2 with the pressure sensitivity of 4096 levels.
> Wonderful display resolution and viewing quality.
> Average Battery runtime could have been better.
> More Thunderbolt 3 ports would have been better.
Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 – Final Word and Price:
With the Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 has challenged the current flagship Surface from the Microsoft. Performance and feature wise the Mix 720 is way ahead of the surface devices. It offers portability, performance, and class which is what the most buyers want.
The Lenovo Miix 720 2-in-1 notebooks will be available in April 2017, and price starts at $999 for the notebook and $59 for the Active Pen 2.