Lots of Surface Pro imitations exist on the market. Acer is doing the Switch 5, Samsung is doing the Galaxy Book and HP the Spectre X2. And then there is Lenovo. They have taken the surface pro style to a new level building impressively fast, sleek and feature rich models.
The Miix 520 is no exception. At first glance it looks completely likes it predecessor the Mixx 510. But new things have been added. An improved processor – i5-8250U that gives performance a new level. Not as fast as the premium model the Miix 720. The lines premium model.
There are a number of Surface Pro ($676 at Amazon) clones on the market such as the Acer Switch 5, Samsung Galaxy Book and HP Spectre x2, but Lenovo’s Miix series continues to impress us the most with its design, features and included accessories.
The Miix 520 currently comes in one configuration priced around $999 depending on the country. A good value for money machine that can help a student or function in the home office with undemanding work.
Lenono miix 520
- Keyboard cover and Active Pen included.
- new and faster processor
- better performance and battery life
- Intel's eighth-gen Core i5 processor
- excellent choice for home office and students.
- looks identical to the Miix 510
- pen holder blocks the USB-A port
- fans can get a little too loud
- Battery life is not impressive
- power jack and USB-C port gets blocked by pen