Combining two devices, the Lenovo Miix 720 offers the convenience and portability of a tablet with the performance and capability of a serious laptop. It’s a "convertible", or two-in-one computing solution, that can be paired with a keyboard or operated as a full-touch tablet as needed. The Miix 720 price tag is definitely at the high end of the market — with a recommended retail price of R27,499. What does an investment of that size get you? The 12-inch screen is full-touch and offers a QHD resolution of 2880 x 1920 pixels (in line with devices like the new MacBook Pros), luminosity of 400nits, covered in durable Gorilla Glass. It’s a great screen, with brilliant colour and saturation. The keyboard is full-size and backlit, attaching quickly and simply to the device with a magnetic connection. On the back of the screen is a kickstand for positioning, connected with stainless-steel watchband hinges. Even with the keyboard in place the package weighs just over 1kg, so portability is ...

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