Lenovo Miix 2 Tablet, Intel Atom, Windows 8.1 & Microsoft Office 2013, 8", Wi-Fi, 32GB, Silver

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An 8-inch tablet running Windows 8.1, Miix 2 from Lenovo is great for the full Windows experience on the go. This fantastically slim and light tablet is powered by an Intel Atom processor and 2GB of RAM and comes with Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 pre-installed to make working on the go easier than ever. It also features an impressive HD screen as well as high quality front and rear cameras for video calling or simply snapping photos and videos.

Windows 8.1 and Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013
Miix 2 is running Windows 8.1, delivering the full desktop experience on an 8-inch display. Use the Start Screen, Live Tiles and Charms to navigate Windows more easily than ever through the touch screen. The Miix 2 also comes with the full version of Microsoft Office Home & Student 2013 pre-installed, giving you access to Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint & OneNote on the go.

Intel Atom mobile processing
Intel's Bay Trail Atom processors deliver more processing power and superior energy efficiency, so you can enjoy the full potential of Miix 2 for longer. They enable lightning fast web browsing and app loading as well as impressive visuals and enhanced security features to help keep your data safe.

High definition wide-view touch screen
Miix 2 features an impressive high definition touch screen that's great for viewing pictures and watching movies. This vibrant 8-inch display uses In-Plane Switching (IPS) to produce vivid colours and a wide angle of view, so you won't have to be directly in front of the screen to enjoy the images on display. The touch screen with five-finger multitouch technology makes for intuitive navigation and precise controls.

Integrated dual cameras with facial recognition
Enjoy video calls and web conferences as if you're really there, thanks to the 2 megapixel front facing webcam. Combined with Veriface Face Recognition Software, this webcam also doubles as a security tool, with your face working as the password to unlock your tablet. It uses stored images of your face to allow you to quickly login and also supports multiple users, so your whole family can log into their profile quickly and easily. A rear-facing 8 megapixel camera is great for taking quick snaps and videos to share with friends by email or through social networks.

A micro-USB port will let you connect your Miix to a computer for data transfer, while Bluetooth 4.0 will allow you to wirelessly connect your device to a variety of devices, from keyboards to speakers. The microSD card slot is handy for transferring files or increasing the storage capacity of your tablet by up to 32GB. Wi-Fi will ensure that you can connect to available wireless networks at home, at work or in a public place with a free connection.

Battery life Information How long the battery lasts for (and if applicable) until it needs recharging
Up to 7 hours
Bluetooth Enabled Information Wireless way of transferring data between electronic devices over short distances
Yes - 4.0
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H215.6 x W131.6 x D8.35 mm
Ethernet Port Information Allows a connection to a router via a cable (available separately).
Graphics card type Information A dedicated graphics card enables you to run advanced programmes such as games or design packages more smoothly. Computers without graphics cards run these programmes through their processors.
Hard drive Information Stores files and programmes. A portion of this may already be consumed by pre-installed data.
Headphone socket
Memory (RAM) Information Random Access Memory (RAM) allows your computer to multitask.
Memory Card Slot Information A memory card slot allows you to transfer photos and files directly from a memory card.
microSD (up to 32GB)
Model name / number
Miix 2 59393254
NFC enabled Information Devices with NFC can be tapped together to establish a wireless connection for sending or streaming files and other data
Operating system Information Determines the interface you see on screen and the types of programmes you can run.
Windows 8.1 (32 bit)
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) Information The resolution of an image within a certain space. The more pixels per inch, the higher the detail on the screen.
Ports Information Ports used to connect other devices, for example USB to connect peripherals or HDMI to connect to a high definition display.
Micro USB
Processor Information The processor (also called CPU) is the "brain" of your computer and enables programmes to run.
Quad-core Intel Atom Z3740
Processor speed Information Determines how quickly programmes run. Processors with 'Turbo Boost' can enhance their performance to deal with more demanding tasks.
Screen finish Information A matte screen is easier to view in bright light. Gloss screens can provide more vivid colours.
Screen Resolution Information Picture quality defined by the number of individual dots (pixels) used to create an image. The higher the number of pixels, the higher the image quality.
1280 x 800 pixels
Screen size Information Measured diagonally.
Screen Type
HD Display With IPS Technology
SIM Card Type Information The size of SIM card required
Wi-Fi Only
Built-in stereo speakers
Touch Screen
Voice Recognition
Webcam (front-facing) Information Used for making video calls
2 megapixels
Webcam (rear-facing) Information A camera on the back of the device, typically used for taking photos and videos.
5 megapixels
Wireless Display Information Allows wireless data streaming to a WiDi-enabled TV.
Wireless networking
Wi-Fi- 802.11b/g/n


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Lenovo Miix 2 Tablet, Intel Atom, Windows 8.1 & Microsoft Office 2013, 8", Wi-Fi, 32GB, Silver 4.8 5 4 4
Glad i bought it! I've owned the Lenovo tablet for about three weeks now and it is really growing on me. I am using it purely for web browsing, which it handles perfectly adequately. The tablet is easy to handle, has a very clear screen and the keyboard is easy to use. I feel its price is reasonable, although I got it with the offer of £50 cashback which really sold it for me. 28 July 2014
Good Value Windows 8 Tablet This Lenovo Miix tablet boasts the full version of Windows 8 in a sleek, streamlined form. It's a perfect supplement to a bulky laptop or desktop for on the go use, and is very stylishly designed. It's not a true PC replacement, however, despite running a PC operating system. The harddrive is still only 32GB, and Windows requires a large portion of that. My only major criticism of this tablet is that it does have a tendency to get hot - this is something that could eventually have a negative impact on the internal workings. Adding in fans would take away from the slee design however - other full Windows 8 tablets have done this and tend to be on the bulky side. All in all, I would still say that this tablet is pretty good value for money. Windows may have lagged behind Apple and Android in the tablet market, but with the advantage of the full operating system (and support for plug-ins like Flash player), this does offer a solid alternative if you are looking for something designed more with work or study use in mind. 01 May 2014
Excellent product I wanted to surf, read books and PDF's, watch the odd video, email/diary/to do stuff, and a bit of writing of my projects. And compatability, I have win phone, and laptop. Pros: Screen is clear, bright, vibrant, video, pictures, text all look good on it. The ipad retina is just a touch clearer on text, with the additional pixels, but to be honest the miix is very clear. I used it today in bright sunlight, in the shade it's perfect, in the sunlight it's useable if necessary, but too reflective to use for long. Build quality is good, not ipad or lg gpad great, but good. Full microsoft works, and of course the ability to run anything, within reason. Works runs smoothly. Battery life is good. It drops off using desk top apps, but even then will last around a working day. On the laptop, win 8, the metro screen is almost useless, and I go straight to desktop. Here though it's the other way round. I've set up most things to run from the metro screen. It's a good looking, useable OS. It's not as free and customisable as Android, and is more like Apple. 7gb cloud storage, and if you already have cloud storage somewhere else, some good apps that manage all your storage spaces so you don't have to buy new storage with one provider. Meh: Sound is ok for video. Too thin for music. Not problem with headphones. Cons: The only cons are still to do with Win 8. The metro apps seem slow to load compared with either IOS or Android. The available apps is stil a downside to a degree. All the major stuff is there. It's not great on other productivity stuff, a great diary seems to be missing, good accounts stuff. The one thing the actual unit is missing that would be very useful is mini HDMI to use an external screen. With that, this would be as useful as a tablet, and a cheap laptop. You don't normally get this on other tabs either though. As always it depends what you want a tablet for, if full win 8, tablet fits your needs you shouldn't be disappointed. 16 March 2014
Great Windows tablet I bought this tablet because I wanted a smaller tablet to complement my Surface Pro 2. I have to say that its a great product, the build quality is good and Windows 8.1 runs great on it. Delivered quickly as usual from John Lewis 11 March 2014
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