Lenovo at CES announced the newest LAVIE devices from NEC Personal Computers, Ltd., a joint venture company of Lenovo and NEC Corporation. From the 8-inch LAVIE MINI, the ultra-mobile PC prototype built for fun and premium entertainment with cool gaming accessories10, to the LAVIE Pro Mobile for stylish durability on the go. These new additions represent the latest in innovation and minimalism, and both devices are unmistakably LAVIE with their fun and functional designs.
Meet the new LAVIE MINI pocket-sized convertible PC that’s a real game-changer. It’s one of the smallest form-factors featuring the power and performance of up to 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 mobile processor with Intel Iris® Xe graphics. With an 8-inch WUXGA (1920 x 1200) touch panel display, this lightweight concept device comes in Crystal White for an airy translucent look and weighs 579 grams (1.28lbs) so you can take it with you to use practically anywhere.
Enjoy smarter features like Modern Standby, IR camera with Windows Hello for zero-touch login, and to make typing a breeze, the circular-shaped numeric and symbol keys are the same size as the alphabet keys. With a battery capacity of up to 26WHr, get reliable Wi-Fi 611, plus up to 256GB SSD of storage12 and ample 16GB LPDDR4 of memory. The logo on the LCD cover lights up while the PC is powered on, and the keyboard is backlit too for a more premium look.
To personalize your experience, simply attach the optional Gaming Controller10 on the super small LAVIE MINI to play high-quality PC games such as battle royale and car racing games—and when your game is paused, just remove the controller and carry the PC only. The controller comes with all the functions you’d expect and in a familiar gaming layout, including immersive vibrations, left/right trigger buttons, and analog thumbsticks.
You can also throw your smooth gaming experience up on your big television screen for everyone to see your personal victories and winning shots by switching to TV gaming style by placing the PC onto its optional HDMI-connected Dock.10,13 Besides an HDMI connection, the Dock provides other input/output extensions too including several USB Type-C® and -A ports. The dock can also charge the PC’s battery for a quick power boost.
Pricing and availability of the LAVIE MINI ultra-portable convertible prototype is not available at this time.