Last month, we saw the first Snapdragon-powered PCs from ASUS and HP — laptops and convertibles that promised 20-hour battery lives, constant connectivity, and a full Windows 10 experience. Here at CES 2018, Lenovo unveiled the 12.3-inch Miix 630 Lenovo has introduced an all-new Miix 630 laptop at CES today which is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 SoC.
This new 2-in-1 machine is one of the initial laptops to be launched after Qualcomm confirmed that that company is working with Windows laptop makers on the same late last year. The new ARM-based laptop runs on Window 10S operating system, which restricts usage of apps to the limited yet functional Windows apps store. Although, the best thing about these Snapdragon-powered devices is better battery life. The Lenovo Miix 630 itself is claimed to provide 20 hours of battery life while playing locally saved videos at 150 nits brightness.
Lenovo looks to release the Miix 630 in the second quarter of 2018 – possibly as soon as April – for $799 (around £590, AU$1,020) to start. That starting price will net you a 12.3-inch, WUXGA+ (1,920 x 1,280) touchscreen covered by Corning Gorilla Glass, powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 system-on-a-chip processor with Adreno 540 graphics.It has a 13-megapixel infrared camera on the front to support face recognition logins via Windows Hello, and a 5-MP camera on the rear.
Two key features of the Miix 600 are connectivity — it supports 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 and Gigabit LTE modem, and battery life — is powered by a mobile SoC and equipped with a laptop-class accumulator.In a real-world situation when used to run productivity applications and is connected to the Internet using its built-in LTE modem.
Lenovo Miix 630 specs
|Model||Lenovo Miix 630|
|Starting Price||$799 (approximately Rs50,732)|
|CPU||Qualcomm Snapdragon 835|
|RAM||4GB or 8GB|
|Storage||64GB, 128GB or 256GB|
|Display||12.3-inch, 1920 x 1280|
|Battery Life||20 hours|
|Size||11.5 x 9.2 x 0.6 inches|
|Ports||USB Type-C, SD card reader, headphone, Nano SIM|
Source: Lenovo Blog