Lenovo Miix 630 ARM-based 2-in-1 Windows tablet goes on sale for $900


Lenovo Miix 630

There may be some life left in the tablet form factor, at least on the Windows side of things. Joining the new $399 Microsoft Surface Go is the Lenovo Miix 630, announced at CES but finally going on sale starting yesterday.

The Miix 630 is notable for being one of the initial Windows 10 devices making use of Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, joining the Asus NovaGo and HP Envy x2 convertibles. Choosing the ARM-based processor option can yield impressive battery life but also lead to performance hiccups (which Qualcomm hopes it can remedy with the forthcoming Snapdragon 850 chip).

Like its Snapdragon brethren, the Miix 630 is designed to compete with Microsoft’s Surface devices,…

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