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In terms of looks, Lenovo Miix 3 also has a design not very different from other large screen tablet models on the market. For example, the phone is equipped with a physical keypad (power / screen lock and volume control), external speakers, front camera, microphone, microSD card slot, micro USB port and rechargeable battery.
However, the noteworthy point of the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 is that users can combine the device with the keyboard accessory case casing protection to “turn” the machine into a small laptop. Compared with the brother Lenovo Miix 2 10.1, the keyboard design cum cover on the new tablet model Miix 3 10.1 of Lenovo is more attractive thanks to the ability to protect both the front and back of the machine when not in use.
About the configuration, Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 equipped with 10.1 inch touch screen supports resolution 1,920×1,200 pixels, quad-core Intel Atom processor Z3735F 1.33GHz, 2GB RAM, internal memory ( Flash eMMC) 64GB, Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, 2MP front-facing webcam, 2W built-in speaker and Windows 8.1 ready with Bing and Windows Office 365 software package (1 year license).
Design reviews, screens and performance
As mentioned, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 has two different operating modes, the Windows 8.1 tablet and laptop, in combination with the integrated keypad and case protection.
Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 gives you a pretty comfortable feeling as it is a relatively lightweight design. The back cover has good adhesion but not too much fingerprints during the actual use at Test Lab.
Test Lab appreciates the Lenght Miix 3 10.1 longitudinal bevel design because of vertical use for books or news updates from the web pages, the curvature of the machine seems to fit very well. With the palm of the user.
However, the actual use also shows that if used continuously for a long time or when running heavy tasks, Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 is quite hot in a corner so it can cause many unpleasant feelings. Machine users in the normal tablet mode.
Also in tablet mode, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 may disappoint the user by offering only a select camera on the front of the machine instead of a camera on the back like the hybrid laptop Asus Transformer Book T200.
Regardless of the laptop mode, Test Lab appreciates the easy-to-disassemble design of the keyboard accessory case casing protection case. Lenovo Miix 3 10.1. However, it will be a plus point for this accessory if Lenovo does not accidentally design a slot that obscures the microSD card slot and does not offer many different tilt angle options.
But in return, if you love the feel of a regular physical keyboard, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 is perfectly suited for the wide, bouncy and responsive keys. It’s a pretty handy idea even though the Test Lab quickly edited a long content email or posted a few hundred characters on Facebook.
Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 Keyboard case and case protection also comes with a high sensitivity touchpad and supports most touch controls on Windows 8 as it interacts directly on the device screen.
In addition, the integrated touchpad is high sensitivity, but after several days of continuous testing, Test Lab has sometimes encountered difficult conditions to position the mouse cursor on the screen despite constantly moving head Fingers across the touchpad surface.
Particularly on the screen, after completing many tests that Test Lab often used, the evaluation results show that overall display quality of Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 can only be ranked as quite good. The Lenovo Miix 3 10.1’s 10.1-inch, high-definition image and text characters are generally tall and do not suffer from aliasing. Color quality is also appealing due to its good depth, contrast and color uniformity. Even with the naked eye, Test Lab can also easily distinguish small color transitions in the grayscale range on the 10.1-inch screen.
The Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 also has a high sensitivity touch screen, smooth surface and less fingerprints when used with office applications, web browsing, and some touch-screen gaming at Test Lab. However, the screen of the machine has a fairly limited viewing angle both horizontal and vertical.
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As far as performance is concerned, as some hybrid products have tested, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 with Intel Atom Bay Trail-T hardware platform is only designed to serve the needs of mobile and time optimization. Use the battery of the device. In the overall performance test using the PCMark 8 (Home) tool, Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 reached 1,014 points. Particularly for the Ice Storm performance test of the 3Dmark toolkit, Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 scored 12,392 points.
Actual usage shows that Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 has a fast startup time. The speed of starting office applications in the Microsoft Office 365 suite generally does not take much time. Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 has virtually no difficulty in switching between running applications in the background with the current application.
Besides light graphics, Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 can also play some of the best online games such as Modern Combat 5: Blackout or Six Guns with first-rate download speed not too slow. However, it should be noted that Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 only has the power to “handle” these great games with the lowest graphics set of the game. Throughout the game, Test Lab sometimes encounters some drawbacks due to the jerky in scenes with multiple graphics or many characters at the same time.
As for battery performance, when measured with the PCMark (Home) tool, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 results in battery life of up to 5 hours.
Particularly in the demonstration of an HD video display with maximum screen brightness, which enabled most connectivity, and using a case-sensitive keyboard accessory, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 was more time consuming 4 hours while still 20% battery life.
Overall, the Lenovo Miix 3 10.1 looks good enough to handle everyday tasks, simple office work as well as entertainment with games or movies. Test Lab particularly like the cover keyboard that comes with this tablet. However, it will be a plus point for the entire suite if Lenovo overcomes the drawbacks of this accessory design.