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Lenovo Miix 2 Z3740 1.33GHz 64GB 8" Tablet

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Z3740 1.33GHz Windows 8 64GB Apr 2014
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HD (1280x800) Display With IPS TechnologyThe vibrant 8" wide-view display uses In-Plane Switching (IPS) for vivid colors and nearly 180-degree viewing angles. Five-Finger Multitouch... More
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16 Reasons For

Eight Industry Awards

Six expert review sites all concluded that they would recommend this tablet computer. This tablet received a "Recommended" award from Techradar, Expert Reviews, Altomdata.dk, Techradar.com/au/, Vido.com.ua and Chip.com.my.

The writer at Techno-labs.com thought that this tablet was carefully designed and gave it their "Design Award".

The editor of one additional expert review site wrote that this Lenovo tablet computer was good. 01net.com gave this tablet computer a "4 Star" award.

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Average Expert Reviews

The average expert rating of this tablet computer is 77% based on fourty-nine expert reviews from sites including Expert Reviews, Techradar, Digital Versus and PC Mag.

Average Owner Reviews

Owners have rated this tablet on average 78 out of 100.

Good Size

A few Lenovo Miix 2 owners said in their reviews that this tablet was compact. Computershopper.com wrote in their review of the Lenovo Miix 2 “The few Windows tablets available in form were inconsistent in terms of comfort and usability—and compact models just didn”. Three years ago Whatmobile.net mentioned “If you’re a Windows fan looking for a solid compact, then you won’t find much better than the Mi” in their Lenovo Miix 2 review and gave the Lenovo Miix 2 a rating of 4 stars. Expert review site Alphr.com mentioned “The compact cousin of the Lenovo Miix 2 10 Tablet”.

One Lenovo Miix 2 owner who purchased this tablet considered that it was lightweight. Expert website Techreviewsource.com wrote in their review of the Lenovo Miix 2 “The Lenovo Miix 2 is an 8-inch Windows 8.1-powered tablet that provides good performance in a small, lightweight size” and gave this tablet a score of 4 stars.

One person who purchased this tablet thought it was thin. Whatmobile.net rated the product 70 out of 100 and wrote “With the launch of its Miix 2 it is also targeting the mid-range compact tablets sector, where the competition is slim – only the mediocre”.

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Easy to Use

Some Lenovo Miix 2 owners who reviewed it concluded that it had a good experience. Laptopmag.com rated this tablet 4 stars and wrote in their review of this tablet “A bright display and a full Windows 8.1 experience in a sleek 8-inch tablet”. Expert website Recombu.com said “The Lenovo Miix 2 tries to pack the full Windows 8.1 experience into an 8-inch tablet” in their review of this tablet.

One customer who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to assemble. Pcworld.in wrote in their Lenovo Miix 2 review “Intel's Bay Trail-class Atom processors make it easy for PC manufacturers to build powerful tablets with a key feature that competitors like Google's Nexus 7”.

One Lenovo Miix 2 owner who reviewed this tablet reckoned that it was easy to use. Expert website Notebookcheck.net said three years ago “The latter is absolutely sufficient for practical, eve” and gave the product a rating of 78 out of 100.

One person considered that the Lenovo Miix 2 was comfortable and easy to hold. Three years ago Techradar.com mentioned in their review “For a small tablet that's easy to hold and carry around”.

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Nice Design

A number of Lenovo Miix 2 reviewers wrote in their reviews that this tablet was good looking. Pc Mag said on PC Mag “Beautiful 1 920 1 200 touch screen” in their Lenovo Miix 2 review however they gave it a score of 3 stars. Expert review site Yugatech.com mentioned “If you need a simple and elegant device just to run apps” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was ergonomic. Pc Mag said “Touchpad have just enough lag and ergonomic weirdness to discourage productivity”. One Lenovo Miix 2 reviewer said in their reviews that it was a good design.

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Robust

Five people wrote in their reviews that it was well made. Expert website Notebookcheck.net rated it 4 stars and mentioned “A solid IPS panel and a full version of Microsoft Office 2013 Home & Students”. Expert review site Whatmobile.net said “Lenovo has already proved its worth when it comes to solid Windows tablets with its IdeaPad range of premium slates” and rated it 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

Several Lenovo Miix 2 reviewers said that this tablet had good sound quality. Pc Mag wrote two years ago “Powerful speakers” in their review of this tablet but they only rated the product 3 stars. Expert website Mobilephonereviewss.com wrote “Like the Venue 8 Pro it has a 3.5mm combo audio jack, micro USB 2”.

Lenovo Tablet Computers Have Good Reviews

Z3740 processor tablets produced by Lenovo have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all tablet computers (not just Z3740 processor tablets) and found that Lenovo also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Good Battery Life

Several Lenovo Miix 2 owners who reviewed it agreed that it had a good battery life. Pc Mag said “Decent battery life”. Pcworld.com_techhive.com wrote “Lenovo's Miix 2 8 delivers great performance and battery life.” in their review and gave the product a score of 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several Lenovo Miix 2 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good quality. Pc Mag mentioned “Fantastic audio quality” in their Lenovo Miix 2 review but they gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Pc Mag also mentioned “Build quality could be better”.

Good Technical Features

One customer reckoned that it had good features.

Two Number of Built-In Speakerss

Most of the other similar spec tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years only have one number of built-in speakers, however the Lenovo Miix 2 has two number of built-in speakerss.

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DDR3-SDRAM Internal Memory Type

This tablet computer has an LPDDR3-SDRAM internal memory type, which is typical of many tablet computers that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Very Light

The Lenovo Miix 2 is fairly light (only 350 grams) compared to most of the other similar spec tablets that have been on the market for a comparable time to the Miix 2. The average weight of Z3740 processor tablets that have been around for a similar time to the Miix 2 is 410g.

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Very Thin

The average depth of similar spec tablets that were released more than two years ago is 83mm, and the depths range from 7.5mm to 220mm. With a depth of only 7.6 millimeters, the Lenovo Miix 2 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other tablet computers that were released more than two years ago.

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4 Reasons Against

Inferior Picture Quality

One customer who bought the product thought it did not have good picture quality. Notebookcheck.net said three years ago “We reviewed the Lenovo Miix 2 10 ( Atom Z3740D, HD Graphics (Bay Trail) ) a few weeks ago -- now all we have left is its 11-inch sister model” nonetheless they still rated the product 78 out of 100.

Not 4G

Most tablet computers of a comparable spec and age to the Miix 2 are not 4G. The Lenovo Miix 2 is no exception to this as it too is not 4G.

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Not 3G

The Lenovo Miix 2 is not 3G, although keep in mind that most of the other tablet computers that are a similar age to the Miix 2 are also not 3G.

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Very Short Battery Life (max)

At only 7 hours, the Lenovo Miix 2 has a quite short battery life (max) compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Miix 2. Comparable spec tablet computers that have been around for a similar time to the Miix 2 have battery life (max)s of between 7h and 15h.

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6 Other reasons to consider the Lenovo Miix 2

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this tablet computer was released.

Four Processor Coress

The number of processor coress on the Lenovo Miix 2 is four which is average compared to the other 17 similar spec tablets that have been available for a comparable time to the Miix 2 that we have assessed the number of processor coress of.

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Average Processor Frequency

At 1.33 gigahertz, the Lenovo Miix 2 has a relatively standard processor frequency compared to most of the other tablet computers of this age and spec.

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Average Internal Storage Capacity

At 64 gigabytes, the Lenovo Miix 2 has a relatively typical internal storage capacity compared to most of the other tablet computers of a comparable age and spec to the Miix 2.

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Average Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)

With a rear camera resolution (numeric) of 5 megapixels, the Lenovo Miix 2 has a relatively average rear camera resolution (numeric) compared to most of the other tablet computers of this type and age.

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Average Display Diagonal

The Lenovo Miix 2 has a pretty standard display diagonal (8 inches) compared to most of the other tablets of this age and type.

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Specification

Processor
Processor Model
Processor Frequency
Processor Cores
Processor Boost Frequency
Processor Cache
Processor Family
Memory
Internal Memory Type
Internal Memory
Software
Operating System Installed
Operating System Version
Platform
Storage
Internal Storage Capacity
Maximum Memory Card Size
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Storage Media
Display
Display Diagonal
Touchscreen Type
Touch Technology
Display Technology
Touchscreen
LED Backlight
Display Resolution
Graphics
Maximum Graphics Adapter Memory
Graphics Adapter
Graphics Adapter Family
Camera
Rear Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera Resolution (numeric)
Front Camera
Video Recording
Rear Camera
Audio
Number of Built-In Speakers
Built-In Microphone
Built-In Speaker(s)
Networking
3G
Bluetooth Version
Wi-Fi Standards
Bluetooth
Top Wi-Fi Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Combo Headphone/mic Port
Headphone Connectivity
Microphone in
Headphone Out
Micro-USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
Messaging
Instant Messaging (IM)
E-Mail
Performance
Electronic Compass
Gyroscope
Ambient Light Sensor
Operating System Architecture
GPS (satellite)
Position Location
Design
Device Type
Form Factor
Colour of Product
Processor Special Features
Intel® Anti-Theft Technology (Intel® AT)
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA)
Intel® VPro™ Technology
Intel Smart Connect Technology
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology)
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT)
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Intel® Insider™
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD)
Battery
Battery Life (max)
Battery Capacity (Watt Hours)
Battery Technology
Power
Power Auto-Sensing
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Height
Depth
Width
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)
Packaging Content
Keyboard Supplied
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Manual
Other Features
64-Bit Computing
Wi-Fi
Intel® Virtualization Technology (Intel® VT)

8 Awards

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Expert Reviews

(88)
11 September 2015

The Lenovo Miix 2 (10-inch) is an entry-level, detachable-hybrid Windows tablet that features a high-definition, In-Plane Switching (IPS) screen, a magnetic keyboard dock, and robust audio...

Sharp IPS screen
Powerful speakers
Magnetic, detachable keyboard dock
Decent battery life
Display is above average
Top-heavy design
Skittish touchpad
No angle adjustment while docked
So-so performance
Cramped keyboard
3 January 2015

Lenovo blurs further the hybrid laptop and tablet-with-a-dock segments with the release of their Miix 2 Series. It works as an alternative to laptops and utilizes the power of Windows to make a...

19 November 2014

Lenovo continues to churn out hybrid Windows devices that can be used as both laptop and tablet.Its latest is the Miix 2, an 11-inch tablet with a companion dock. Unlike Lenovo's Yoga devices that... Read more…

11 November 2014

After taking a good look at the Lenovo Miix 2 8, we would definitely suggest this device to those looking for a smaller solution to a laptop but prefer the easy navigation of a tablet. Despite the...

Chip.com.my

11 September 2014

A powerful tablet with the genes of a hybrid, and an intriguing keyboard dock design...

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User Reviews

(73)
Reviewed 17 January 2014 by F. Safaei
(Verified Purchase)

I was wondering if it is better to wait for small surface, in 2014... but I am so glad that this meets all my expectations and more. I think we are being over charged here in UK when it is sold in... Read more…

Reviewed 15 April 2014 by Geoff_H
(Verified Purchase)

The Miix2 8 is a marked improvement over the Gen1 version and this is down to the Bay Trail Atom Quad Core. Its quick and responsive, it comes with the Home and Student Office suite and the built... Read more…

Reviewed 10 September 2013 by James H.
(Verified Purchase)

While I listed a lot of CONS above, I am pleased with this small server. It has met my expectations and exceeded what I had expected to get. I'm running Fedora 19 as the host OS and some extra... Read more…

Reviewed 6 October 2014 by S. Chowdhury

I managed to pick one of these up for £150 with a second year warranty included from a big high street retailer. I am an IT admin and currently using a MacBook Pro 13" with both Windows 7 and Mac... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by James S.
(Verified Purchase)

As IT Manager I thought it would be a good idea to get our sales team a pro tablet, had Lenovo used Quality Control, it might have been a better experience. Unfortunately I didn't look online for... Read more…

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers im59408048, lenovo 59393611
Barcodes 00000059393611, 00701979937082, 00888228103358, 00888228103402, 00888228557410, 00888228740584, 00888228764504, 00888228958026, 00888228958064, 00888440230108, 00888440439174, 04560421339920
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