It is raining laptops and hybrids from Lenovo’s side in the IFA 2016 announcements. The new Miix 510 which is a new 2-in-1 laptop from Lenovo has been announced alongside the Yoga Book and the Yoga 910 in the same keynote. The Miix 510 is a great new 2-in-1 that you should know about.
Call it a Surface clone if you want but that is not a bad thing to say about this new device. The Miix 510 is a budget friendly alternative to the Surface Pro 4 and comes with a metal hinge just like a Surface. It comes with some great specs as well. Take a look at the spec sheet given below.
Lenovo Miix 510 Specifications
- 12.2-inch full HD display
- 6th gen Intel core i5 or i7 processor
- Up to 8GB RAM
- 1TB PCIe SSD
- 5MP primary rear camera; 2MP front-facing camera
- Dimensions: 300 x 205 x 15.9mm
- Battery life – 7.5 hours
The specs on this thing are no joke and this becomes a great Surface competitor for what it has. It has a very similar clip-on keyboard just like what a Surface has and it even looks a bit like the Surface if you want to say so.
Along with all this, you do get some power packed stuff inside this thing. The 6th generation Intel Core i5 or i7 processors are powerful and they are low voltage versions of these processors which mean that you get more battery power as compared to the older versions of the same processor. Just like the Surface, you have a webcam on this thing which can be used for video calls etc.
The metal hinge or the kickstand on this thing is unique and very stable. As mentioned before, there’s a keyboard with leather like under surface. You do get LTE option on the Miix 510 which is a great thing to have in a portable 2-in-1 hybrid laptop. The laptop itself is very thin and the hinge can expand up to 150 degrees which
The laptop itself is very thin and the hinge can expand up to 150 degrees which gives you enough space for work and entertainment. All in all, the Lenovo Miix 510 is a great piece of technology in the space of hybrid laptops. It will be available from October 2016 with a starting price of $599.99.