Lenovo’s Miix 630 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835.
Lenovo recently launched Miix 630 with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 835, is using Samsung eUFS for that 128GB of drive space, and it boosts about 200 MB/s faster, the performance is with Snapdragon 835 every bit of power.
It is slightly heavier, the Miix 630 though is solid with a nice evenly distributed weight and machined edges that you only find on high-end premium devices.
Lenovo opted to put the speakers on the side, the Mixx 630’s audio is excellent due to the dual 1W speakers.
Lenovo Miix 630 is good on typing, the keyboard is better, It’s not bad at all. while it suffers from a bit of mushiness, precision trackpad having no complaints about cursor movement, the trackpad is taller. It’s a great trackpad though.
The display is also just smidge, Color accuracy, brightness, and stepping of intensity are very good.
The dual IR camera for Windows Hello which found more reliable. It is also great about including an actual eSIM in the device.
Lenovo Miix 630 Key Features.
- Lenovo Miix 630 (ARM) Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 835
- Memory 4GB DDR4
- Storage 128GB
- eUFS 2.1 (Samsung) Graphics Adreno 540
- Display 12.3-inch FHD+ (1920 X 1280)Corning Gorilla Glass
- Keyboard Backlit
- Precision Touchpad Material Metal
- Camera 5MP front 13MP rear
- Stylus Lenovo Active Pen (included)
- Wireless Qualcomm WCN3990 802.11ac (2×2)
- Bluetooth 4.1 Ports
- USB-C x 1 (Gen 1
- DisplayPort 1.3 Power Delivery)
- Dual SIM/Micro SD tray
- Security Windows Hello facial recognition (dual IR)
- Battery 48 WHr
- Weight Tablet: 770g with the keyboard: 1.39 kg
- Dimensions (W x D x H) W/o keyboard: 8.23″ x 11.54″ x 0.29″ / 210 x 293 x 7.3 (mm)
Lenovo’s Miix 630 is a 2-in-1 detachable notebook with a 12.3-inch FHD+ display and a 15.6 mm z-height when equipped with a keyboard.
The system is outfitted with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC, 4 GB of LPDDR4-1866 memory, 128 GB of UFS 2.1 storage, 2×2 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1, and an integrated Gigabit LTE modem.
The Miix 630 uses a mobile SoC, it is always connected to a 4G/LTE network and offers a very long battery life equipped with a laptop-class 48 Wh battery.
Lenovo has started to sell its Miix 630 always-connected PC based on Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 SoC and Microsoft’s Windows 10 S.
The system weighs around 1.39 kilograms yet promises up to 20 hours of battery life with a permanent connection to the internet when in cell tower coverage.
This 2-in-1 detachable notebook comes with Microsoft’s Windows 10 S, there is an option to upgrade to Windows 10 Pro for free within the first 180-days after initial registration.
The Snapdragon 835 is designed to be more space and efficient than the competition, the Miix 630 is rated to work significantly longer than the vast majority of ultra-thin notebooks.
The Lenovo Miix 630 Display 12.3″1920×1280 187ppi 400 nits CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 4x Kryo 280 Performance (2.45 GHz) 4x Kryo Efficiency (1.9 GHz) Graphics Adreno 540 GPU at 710 MHz RAM 4 GB Storage 128 GB + microSD, Wi-Fi 2×2 802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.1, WWAN Qualcomm X16 Gigabit LTE, USB 3.0 1 × Type-C, Cameras Front 5 MP with IR and Windows Hello Rear 13 MP, Other I/O Microphone, stereo speakers, audio jack, trackpad, card reader, etc. Battery 48 Wh.
Dimensions Width 11.5″ x Height 8.2″ x Thickness 0.6″, with Keyboard Weight 1.39 kilograms.
The platform supports applications through the Windows Store that are natively compiled for the Snapdragon 835, as well as non-native 32-bit apps through machine translation.
Qualcomm is still in the middle of developing its 64-bit SDK, as well as looking into the translation of non-native 64-bit apps.
Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 850 for some power users, this may be a limitation at this time, however, most regular program suites for business use are ready and operational for full performance.
A keyboard cover and digital pen are standard, while Microsoft offers them as optional accessories. The backlit keyboard doubles as a screen protector when you are traveling with the device.
Lenovo Miix 630 charges $765 approx for the product, which is the price that Microsoft charges for its entry-level Surface Pro 4 2-in-1 that is powered by Intel’s Core m3-6Y30 SoC.
Lenovo’s Miix 630 is now available both directly from Lenovo as well as from retailers like Amazon.