The Lenovo Miix 2 is an 8-inch full Windows tablet with optional stylus support. Though not in the premium band, the IPS display offers an 800x1280 pixel resolution and a 178° viewing angle. Inside, there's an Intel Bay Trail quad core processor, and up to 128GB of storage, plus a microSD slot for a further 32GB of expansion. It has front (2 megapixel) and rear (8 megapixel) cameras, weighs just 350g and even comes with the Family and Student edition of Microsoft Office pre-installed.
"Many users want the convenience of a smaller screen tablet, but do not want to lose the performance and convenience of a powerful, quad core Windows 8.1 device. With the Lenovo Miix2 8-inch, users can take advantage of a small, light form factor without sacrificing performance," said Bai Peng, vice president and general manager, notebook business unit, Lenovo Business Group.
But perhaps most impressive is the price. At just $299 it is cheaper than most notebook computers yet, when paired with a wireless keyboard offers the features and functionality of a computer.
The Miix 2 will launch later this month and as well as upgraded internal storage, will also be offered with an optional cover and stylus at extra cost.