This computer comes with the new Lenovo IdeaPad 5 series, the new Yoga 7 AIO PC, new screens, and the launch of the new Lenovo Tab P11 as part of the company’s announcements at CES.
The Lavie Mini is technically a pocket-sized PC, but it packs a lot of the concepts into a two-in-one convertible PC.
The device features a touch screen measuring 8 inches and a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels, And can be configured with an 11th generation Intel Core-i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics.
And there is a 256GB SSD inside with 16GB LPDDR4 memory, with a touch optical sensor instead of a trackpad.
With a total weight of 579g, the Lavie Mini is fairly easy to carry, and it comes with a small keyboard that has backlit round keys as well.
The compact device also features an infrared camera with Windows Hello for seamless login, a 26-watt battery, and support for standard Wi-Fi 6.
The device comes with a special optional game controller that turns the mini laptop into a portable gaming platform similar to the Nintendo Switch.
According to Lenovo, the device can handle high-end PC games, such as Battle Royale and car racing games.
The joystick comes with all the necessary buttons and switches one might need to play with the vibrations, the left and right trigger buttons and the analog thumb sticks.
And just like the Nintendo Switch, you can use the optional HDMI docking station to play games on the big screen.
The Lavie Mini is currently a prototype, and Lenovo has not shared any plans regarding launch or pricing.
It also showed off its second device from the brand called Lavie Pro Mobile, which is a more traditional sized laptop.
This device represents an upgrade to last year’s device that came with the option of an eighth-generation Intel Core processor, and this year Lenovo offers some upgrades, including long-lasting battery life and improved movement of the keys for a better typing experience.
The notebook also comes with a hinge to tilt the keyboard according to personal preferences, and the device can be configured with an eleventh-generation Intel Core-i7 processor with Intel Iris Xe graphics, and a 13.3-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The company claims that the battery life is up to 10 hours, and the laptop price starts from 1699.99 USD.
It is reported that in 2016 Lenovo acquired NEC’s computing business and has since been selling some products under the LAVIE brand.