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Lenovo Miix 520-12IKB 81CG

Specifications

Lenovo Miix 520-12IKB 81CG
Lenovo Miix 520-12IKB 81CG
Graphics adapter
Intel UHD Graphics 620, Core: 300 MHz, Memory: 1067 MHz, DDR4, 22.20.16.4749
Memory
8192 MB 
, DDR4, 2133 MHz, 10-10-10-28, Dual-Channel
Display
12.2 inch 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixel 186 PPI, 10-point capacitive, native pen support, Unknown, IPS, glossy: yes, detachable screen
Mainboard
Intel Kaby Lake-U iHDCP 2.2 Premium PCH
Storage
Samsung PM961 MZVLW256HEHP, 256 GB 
Soundcard
Intel Kaby Lake-U/Y PCH - High Definition Audio
Connections
2 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, 1 Docking Station Port, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm combo, Card Reader: MicroSD, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor
Networking
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 (a/b/g/n/ac), Bluetooth 4.2
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 15.9 x 300 x 205 ( = 0.63 x 11.81 x 8.07 in)
Battery
38 Wh Lithium-Polymer
Operating System
Microsoft Windows 10 Home 64 Bit
Camera
Webcam: 720p
Additional features
Speakers: Stereo, Keyboard: Chiclet, Keyboard Light: yes, Active Pen 2, Carrying bag, Stylus holder, AAAA Battery and button batteries, McAfee Anti-Virus, Dolby Audio, Wacom Pen, 12 Months Warranty
Weight
1.2 kg ( = 42.33 oz / 2.65 pounds), Power Supply: 205 g ( = 7.23 oz / 0.45 pounds)
Price
1000 USD

 

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Average Score: 83.53% - good
Average of 6 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 79%, features: 40%, display: 85% mobility: 80%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 78%, emissions: 90%

Reviews for the Lenovo Miix 520-12IKB 81CG

82.2% Lenovo Miix 520 (i5-8250U, FHD) Convertible Review | Notebookcheck
The Surface Pro alternative. Faster than the fastest Surface Pro and cheaper as well, the Lenovo tablet returns with Kaby Lake-R to boost the Miix family back on top.
87% Lenovo Miix 520 review: A 2-in-1 laptop tablet hybrid that builds on last year’s model
Source: Techaeris English
Overall, the Lenovo Miix 520 2-in-1 laptop does the job if you’re using it for basic work such as something for school, watching videos on YouTube or Hulu, or a work conference with Skype. The increase in price doesn’t seem to match with the upgrades made over last year’s model, which might turn some heads away.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 02/18/2018
Rating: Total score: 87% price: 90% performance: 85% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90%
82% Lenovo Miix 520 review:
Source: CNet English
Intel's eighth-gen Core i5 processor breathes new life into Lenovo's midrange detachable two-in-one to make the Miix 520 an excellent choice for home office and students.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/04/2018
Rating: Total score: 82% performance: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 90%
The Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520: An evolution that won’t last long
Source: Our IT Department English
The Miix 520 has some downside that would be deal breakers on their own but as an entire package, they’re a small penance to pay for power, speed and portability. OEMs are getting hip to how to package their 2-in-1’s and including the pen and keyboard allow for a lot of patience and forgiveness when encountering noticeable issues such as fan noise or device weight. For as little as $869, users get as close to a $1,400 Surface Pro experience as possible. In everyday use the Miix 520 is a solid device offering a great package for a reasonable price, however, for anyone spoiled by the Surface Pro or other feature packed 2-in-1’s, the Miix 520 misses the mark. I found the Miix is a recommended device for anyone in an office setting tethered to an outlet and looking to occasionally port the device to nearest conference room for a quick meeting.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/12/2018
Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520 review: A superb Windows tablet with subpar battery life
Source: Good Gear Guide English
The name “Lenovo,” to me, still implies thin black slabs of productivity. And while it’s true that the Miix 520 never aspires to be flashy, it’s an unobtrusive Windows tablet that sparkles with the occasional flash of luxury.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/03/2018
90% Lenovo Ideapad Miix 520 review: A superb Windows tablet with subpar battery life
Source: PC World English
Lenovo's IdeaPad Miix 520 is an outstanding Windows tablet in terms of price and performance, held back only by shorter-than-expected battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 90%
80% Lenovo Miix 520 Review: Less Money, More Problems
Source: Gotta Be Mobile English
However, cash rules everything. If you want as much raw horsepower as your budget can allow – regardless of the quality of life extras and battery life it costs you, the Lenovo Miix 520 is for you. Just $999 a for an Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage and every accessory you need is a steal. Compare that price to the $1,557.99 a 2017 Surface Pro with similar specs, a Signature Type Cover and a Surface Pen would cost you, and the savings is almost unreal.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/29/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Lenovo Miix 520
Source: PC Mag English
Can't spring for a Surface Pro? The Lenovo Miix 520 is the best midrange Windows tablet you can buy right now, with excellent computing performance, a good keyboard, and an included stylus.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/19/2017
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

Ist es wirklich so gut wie ein Surface?
Source: Tablet Blog German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/30/2018

Comment

Intel UHD Graphics 620: Integrated GPU (GT2, 24 EUs) found on some Kaby-Lake-Refresh CPU models (15 W ULV series). Technically identical to the previous Kaby-Lake GPU called HD Graphics 620. Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
8250U: Kaby-Lake-Refresh based low power quad-core processor. The four cores are clocked between 1.6 and 3.4 GHz (Turbo Boost) and support HyperThreading. The integrated GPU is clocked between 300 and 1,100 MHz. The SoC is manufactured in a 14nm+ FinFET process. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
12.2":

This screen diagoal is quite large for tablets but small for subnotebooks. Some convertibles are also represented with that size.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
1.2 kg:

This weight is typical for big tablets, small subnotebooks, ultrabooks and convertibles with a 10-11 inch display-diagonal.


Lenovo: Lenovo ( "Le" as in the English word legend and "novo" (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. From 2004, the company has been the largest laptop manufacturer in China and got the fourth largest manufacturer worldwide after the acquisition of IBM's PC division in 2005. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company also produces monitors, projectors, servers, etc.

In 2011, Lenovo acquired the majority of Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Lenovo took over Motorola Mobility, which gave them a boost in the smartphone market.

From 2014 to 2016 Lenovo's market share in the global notebook market was 20-21%, ranking second behind HP. However, the distance decreased gradually. In the smartphone market, Lenovo did not belong to the Top 5 global manufacturers in 2016.


83.53%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum, 2018-01-15 (Update: 2018-01-15)