Last month, just ahead of CES 2017, Lenovo unveiled a new family of ThinkPad X1 devices, along with the Miix 720, its competitor to Microsoft's Surface Pro 4. Now, it looks like it's preparing to launch a new lower-end addition to its range of Windows 10 devices.
As WinFuture.de reports, the Miix 320 is set to replace the Miix 310, which Lenovo announced a year ago, offering a compelling blend of decent specs at affordable prices. Like its predecessor, the 320 will have a 'detachable' form factor - a Windows 10 tablet, which can be docked with a laptop-style keyboard section that includes additional ports.
Unlike the 310, the newer model features front-facing speakers which sit below the screen in landscape mode, and align with the keyboard base. Other key specs are said to include:
- 10.1-inch IPS LCD, with either 1280x800px or 1920x1080px resolution
- Intel Atom x5-Z8350 processor
- 2GB or 4GB RAM
- 64GB or 128GB onboard storage (plus microSD card slot)
- 5MP rear camera
- 2MP front-facing camera
- Bluetooth 4.2
- Gigabit Wi-Fi
- Optional 4G LTE connectivity
- microHDMI port
- USB Type-C port on the tablet section
- 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports on the keyboard section
- 3.5mm audio jack
- Up to 10 hours of battery life
- Tablet: 1,020g, 9mm thick
- Keyboard weight: 550g, 8.5mm thick
The Miix 320 is expected to be priced from $229 for the most basic configuration, but those with more RAM, storage and 4G LTE support will obviously cost more. An exact launch date hasn't yet been revealed, but we may well see the device make its official debut at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona later this month.
Source and images: WinFuture.de