Leaked Lenovo Miix 520 2-in-1 device specs and information show a budding Surface Pro 4 competitor
According to the new information, the Miix 520 will have a 12.3-inch, 1920 x 1200 resolution screen and it will be available in configurations ranging between Intel Core i3-6006U / 4GB RAM and Intel Core i7-7500U / 16GB RAM, with between 128GB and 1TB of SSD storage. The processors are from Intel's seventh-generation Kaby Lake line-up. The device has a dual camera setup on its back, comprised of one 8MP camera and a secondary 2MP cam for augmented reality purposes. The front side will feature a 5MP camera.
Meaningful upgrades over the Miix 510 push its successor into the category of Surface Pro 4 competitorsOther interesting additions are stereo speakers, Dolby Advanced Audio certification, and three USB ports – one USB 3.0 Type-A and two USB 3.1 Type-C ports. The battery is said to offer 10 hours of work. The report says that the Miix 520 won’t have cooling fans, as Lenovo managed a passive cooling fanless design (based on heatpipes and vapor chambers), and has helped keep the components cool by lowering the power draw of the processor from 15 watts down to 10 watts.
All the specs presented show meaningful upgrades over the Miix 510, which is equipped with sixth-gen Intel chips, up to 8GB RAM, up to 256GB SSD, has lower-resolution cameras, 8 hours of battery life, and is 9.9mm (0.4in) thick. With a Wacom stylus, powerful hardware, and slim design, Lenovo might be seriously considering competing with the Microsoft Surface Pro 4. The Miix 520 should be announced early next year, presumably at CES in January. As all the information is based on rumors, do treat it as such and expect last-minute changes to the configuration.
source: WinFuture.de (Translated) via Digital Trends