Lenovo reveals Switch-like concept mini-PC, the LaVie Mini

Lenovo announced the latest LAVIE devices from NEC Personal Computers, Ltd., a joint venture of Lenovo and NEC Corporation, at CES. 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 Convertible PC that is a true game changer. It is one of the smallest form factors with the power and performance of an up to 11th Generation Intel® Core ™ i7 mobile processor with Intel Iris® Xe graphics. With an 8-inch WUXGA touch screen (1920 x 1200), this lightweight concept device comes in crystal white for a breezy, translucent look and weighs 579 grams (1.28 lbs) so you can take it anywhere.

Enjoy smarter features such as modern standby, IR camera with Windows Hello for touch-free login, and to make typing a breeze, the circular numeric and symbol keys are the same size as the alphabet keys. With a battery capacity of up to 26 WHr, you get reliable Wi-Fi 611, plus up to 256 GB SSD storage12 and over 16 GB LPDDR4 memory. The logo on the LCD cover lights up when the PC is turned on, and the keyboard is also backlit for a more luxurious look.

To personalize your experience, simply connect the optional Gaming Controller10 to 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, simply remove the controller and wear you only have the pc. The controller comes with all the features you’d expect and in a familiar game format, including immersive vibration, left / right trigger buttons, and analog thumbsticks.

Lenovo reveals Switch-like concept mini-PC, the LaVie Mini 1

You can also throw your smooth gaming experience on your big TV screen so everyone can see your personal wins and winning photos by switching to TV gaming by placing the PC on the optional HDMI-connected dock.10,13 Except a HDMI connection, the Dock also offers other input / output extensions, including several USB Type-C® and -A ports. The dock can also charge the PC’s battery for a quick boost of power.

Pricing and availability of the LAVIE MINI ultraportable convertible prototype are not available at this time.

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