Lenovo’s IdeaTab Miix 2 is an 8-inch tablet powered by Intel’s Atom Bay Trail processor. The device – loaded with Microsoft Windows 8.1 software. Starting at $300 and up, it’s one of the most affordable Windows tablets on the market.
For $300 you can pick up a model with 32GB of storage. A 64GB model runs $350. An 8 inch tablet with a PC processor, the Lenovo Miix 2 can be attached to a “quick flip” keyboard case that instantly converts it to a full-function laptop PC, perfect for on-the-go entertainment or productivity. A powerful Intel Bay Trail-T Quad-Core processor and integrated HD graphics with 2GB of RAM keep things buzzing along.
The vibrant 8″ wide-view display uses In-Plane Switching (IPS) for vivid colors and nearly 180-degree viewing angles. With 802.11 b/g/n WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 LE, up to 128GB of eMMC onboard storage and optional 3G, you’ll be able to connect to the internet wherever you go. The Miix2 though supports a 5 MP rear camera and a 2 MP front camera. The Miix 2 also features the unique Veriface Face Recognition Software.
The IdeaTab Miix 2 comes with a fully licensed version of Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013, and Lenovo also includes its own Cloud Storage app, Evernote, Amazon Kindle, and Zinio magazine apps. Lenovo claims 7 hours of battery backup. With the impressive dimensions like: 5.18in x 8.48in x .32in, the slate just weighs 0.77lb making it a highly portable.
Lenovo also plans to offer models with up to 128GB of storage and optional mobile broadband capabilities. The Lenovo Miix 2 will be available at the end of October from Lenovo and major retailers.