Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 8-Inch 32 GB Tablet Review
Lenovo IdeaTab Miix2 – the 8 inch 32 GB tablet may be the ideal gizmo that offers entertainment and a brilliant way to gain knowledge. Powered with Windows OS, Intel chips, and FCC marking, the gizmo is prestigious Lenovo product indeed. However, why choose this sophisticated and somewhat expensive product? Check out the subtle difference it might make to the buyers.
The impressive Lenovo tablet is noted for its hi-tech computing technology. The performance of the gizmo is a pleasant surprise for many – considering the price at which it is available. At a speed of 1.3 GHz, the Intel Z3740 quad-core processor allows uninterrupted and quick communication flow. Added to it, there is 2GB flash memory, 64GB hard disk, and 2GB RAM with DDR2-SDRAM. The tablet is just right for those who deal with heavy graphics. The processor is based on Intel Atom architecture. Along with the processor, a sophisticated Intel HD Graphics has been integrated. The combination along with Clear Video HD technology offers smooth video processing.
The tablet is protected by a pre-installed McAfee antivirus utility. The tablet has Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS) integrated in it for locating the exact geographical spot of the tablet. This feature comes in handy especially when the owner is touring at remote locations. The chips are resilient enough to allow continuous working even when it is attached to an external keyboard.
The Lenovo Idea Tab Miix2 has an 8-inch touchscreen which has a resolution of 800*1280 pixels. Uniquely, the tablet gives 16:10 widescreen facility. The “Live Tile” interface instantly opens various app with just a small touch on the ‘live tile’ icon. The viewers can get an almost comfortable 180 degree viewing angle. The 10-point capacitive display makes use of In-Plane Switching (IPS) for checking out colors.
The screen has a detachable, power-saving, protective cover. The display unit is packed with a stylus, stereo-speakers, Micro-USB, Micro SD, audio combo jack, and Micro-SIM. The customers in the US and Canada don’t have 3G facility though. The USB port allows both data and charge transfer.
The medium-range tablet has front camera (2MP) and rear camera (5MP). These cameras are ideal for video talks and photo-shoots. The images can be seamlessly uploaded to the net or synced with photo editors (Adobe Photoshop).
The Lenovo 8-inch tablet is also an entertainment gadget. Apart from clicking pictures and taking videos, it is also possible to store music videos, photos, selfies and more with the 128GB of eMMC storage facility.
The tablet is powered by a robust battery that offers one-work day or nearly 10 hours of battery life. When used with wireless connectivity and video playback, the Lenovo tablet worked for more than 8 hours.
Chic variety, Lenovo Idea Tab Miix2 8-inch 32GB tablet is quite handy during transit. It can fit conveniently on the palm. The sturdy yet extremely light gadget weighs little more than 300 grams and measures 214.88 x 131.82 x 7.87 mm. The tablet can be used to browse the net or access social networking sites during transit as it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity. Users can use Skype, sketch with stylus, or check the web for reading. The tablet supports 11a/b/g/n wireless data transfer and Bluetooth 4.0 along with enhanced data rate (EDR).
The tablet has bezel covers and silver panels. The home-button is placed at the button for the convenience of the user – with just a touch, the capacitive button swings into action. The front camera is placed at the top. The casing is can withstand external pressures without buckling the tablet.
At around $300, buying a Lenovo product is a dream for many. It is chic and durable and comes with many features – compared to the cost. However, there are many more contenders with similar or near similar features that one can get after paying few dollars more.
Help and Customer Support
Lenovo products have at least 2-year base warranty. However, the warranty may increase up to 3 years depending on the complexity of the product. Remote support is provided for performance tuning, network setup, and security management. There is a user guide to help newbie tablet users.
Pros & Cons
Pros – Good value for money compared to features it offers, powerful long-lasting battery, fast processor that can withstand load, capable of working with heavy graphics and videos.
Cons – audio output is not excellent and stylus is not up-to-the-mark. There is no port to connect the tablet with an external monitor or screen.
|Summary: Buyers looking for a compact sleek and entertaining tablet should look no further with Lenovo Idea Miix2. However, if you checking Windows OS tablets with little constraint on the cost, you can check out more options.|