MIIX 2 By Lenovo…No, The Airline Did Not Smash My Laptop

Miix 2

CES 2014

We have arrived in Las Vegas, ready to bring you the latest and greatest for parents from the insanely big International Consumer Electronics Show (CES2014).  1.9 Million Square Feet of gadgets, 150,000 people from all over the world and TVs so big you will need to buy a bigger home just to house them.

Take a look at this –

Miix 2

Miix 2

and you may well think – “Oh man the airlines totally decapitated your laptop.”  Ah, but we are at CES and nothing is ever as it seems.  Now look at this series of photos and the truth becomes clear…


Miix 2

Miix 2

The New 11 Inch MIIX 2 from Lenovo

Yep, we got our hands on the brand new Multimode 11″ MIIX 2 from Lenovo, due out in March 2014.  It’s a Windows 8.1 computer, it’s a gorgeous 11″ tablet, it’s a personal entertainment device, it chops onions and it will put the kids to bed for you.  Ok, not sure about those last two, but it is definitely cool.  The screen easily pops off the keyboard and can become a stand alone tablet.  Here is some more info…

“Recognizing that one design doesn’t fit all, the MIIX 2 gives people a different way to enjoy the benefits of multimode computing with its unique detachable design. MIIX 2 gives users the freedom to take only the touchscreen tablet when they’re on the go, and then connect back to the base for a full Windows 8.1 laptop experience when they need it. In Laptop Mode, they can use this form factor for a great combination of screen real estate with a full-size keyboard. Then they can simply turn the tablet 180° and insert it into the keyboard base to engage MIIX 2’s third mode, Stand Mode, to watch movies or view photos.”

Some Real Power in The MIIX 2

The new MIIX 2 will come in both a 10″ and 11″ version.  The device we are testing is the 11″ MIIX2 and it packs some power…

  • Up to 4th generation Intel® Core™ i5 processor
  • Up to 256GB of fast solid state drive storage
  • FHD 1920×1200 IPS wide-view 10 finger touchscreen display
  • JBL surround speakers for rich, immersive audio
  • 720p High Resolution 2 MP front and 5 MP rear cameras
  • USB, HDMI and More!

Time To See More Gadgets, Much More To Come…

We will be testing out the MIIX 2 during CES and will post a video of the MIIX in the next few days.  I think I hear a self driving car that will also make me lunch calling my name, time to get back to the show!

UPDATE:  Video Review of the MIIX 2

Please take a look at our quick video review of the MIIX 2 from Lenovo –

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