Lenovo announces the MIIX 300, a $149 Windows 8.1-powered tablet for pocket-sized productivity

Lenovo announces the MIIX 300, a $149 Windows 8.1-powered tablet for pocket-sized productivity
At MWC 2015, Lenovo announced the new IdeaPad MIIX 300 tablet. Hitting a sweet $149 price point, the Windows 8.1-powered slate's base model offers an 8-inch 800x1280 display, Intel Atom quad-core processing power, up to 2GB of DDR3L RAM, and a decent 7-hours battery life. It also has a pair of cameras - 2MP on the front, 5MP on the back, while the built-in storage measures at up to 64GB. The device is 9.3mm thin and weights 360 grams. It also comes with a one-year MS Office 365 subscription, courtesy of Microsoft.

The Lenovo IdeaPad MIIX 300 will hit retail in July, starting at the aforementioned $149 USD.

source: Lenovo



1. steodoreben

Posts: 379; Member since: Sep 26, 2013

This is good for kids. I hope Microsoft app store offers quality apps similar to Android and iOS. The apps' UI is boring, sorry to say. :3

4. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3123; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

This is an x86-based device. It runs desktop programs as well as Store apps.

5. GTNavy

Posts: 55; Member since: Oct 13, 2014

Yes. Install a 128GB SD card, download Steam, you automatically have access to more games than iOS and Android combined. Plus the millions of downloadable desktop apps and you have a winner here. Download Chrome, iTunes, and anything you can imagine.

2. Remmy

Posts: 189; Member since: Jul 31, 2012

Got my MIIX 3-830 last friday, my sister was surprised how capable a Win tab is compared to her iPad mini. And a lot of people think it's an iPad mini since they almost have the same footprint. (Personally prefer 4:3 screen ratio) However, I agree that MS has to encourage app developers from iOS and Android. Bluestacks runs well though, it's fast enough and there's minimal lag when playing CoC. I'm sure most people (including students) would enjoy having a Windows tablet too. Now all I need is a bluetooth keyboard and mouse combo. :P

3. joey_sfb

Posts: 6794; Member since: Mar 29, 2012

Lenovo is the bloatware king for windows products.

6. trentsinmypants

Posts: 324; Member since: Jan 29, 2009

Does this have USB 2.0/3.0 support?

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