CES 2021: NECPC introduces Two New Lavie PCs including an 8-inch convertible prototype

A joint venture company of Lenovo and NEC Corporation, NEC Personal Computers Ltd. (NECPC), announced on Friday at the all-digital CES 2021, the launch of the upgraded “LAVIE Pro Mobile”. At the event, the company also presented a sneak preview of the 8-inch convertible PC prototype “LAVIE MINI”, built for fun and premium entertainment with cool gaming accessories.

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At last year’s CES, the Lavie Pro Mobile garnered praise for its lightweight and durability, this year, the upgraded version returns with even more tempting features for on-the-go professionals, including long-lasting battery life.

This PC boasts a 13.3-inch-widescreen and comes outfitted with an 11th Gen Intel® Core i7 CPU and a keyboard design exclusively available to customers outside of Japan. It weighs only 889 grams (1.95lbs). With a 19mm key pitch, the device features an optimized lift-up hinge function that tilts the keyboard to fit personal preference for the typing experience.

Despite having lightweight components housed in a rich Navy-Blue-hued compact body, it offers USB Type-C connectivity for productivity. The PC features a durable top and bottom carbon casing and a long-lasting battery, which reportedly has a run-time of up to 10 hours. The LAVIE Pro Mobile starts at USD 1,699.99.

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The LAVIE MINI pocket-sized PC is every PC gamer’s dream, the 8-inch WUXGA monitor ultra-mobile PC is one of the smallest form-factors featuring the power and performance of the 11th Gen Intel® Core™ i7 mobile processor consisting Intel Iris® Xe graphics. The device is 14.7 cm long and weighs 579 grams (1.28lbs).

The pocket-sized PC features a 360 rotational hinge and optical touch sensor. It can be utilized in tablet mode, or you could turn it into a portable gaming PC by docking with a dedicated gamepad controller. Using the docking station, the device can also be configured into a non-portable gaming console and sharing screen with a home TV or any other device (HDMI input) in 4K  quality.


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