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Lenovo's Ideapad Miix 300 is a wallet-friendly Windows tablet (pictures)

Lenovo's 8-inch tablet is coming this summer and gives you Windows 8.1 for just $149.

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The Lenovo Ideapad Miix 300 is a new 8-inch Windows tablet coming this summer, with a very sunny price.

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The Miix 300 costs just $149 in the US, which converts to around £100 or AU$190.

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Cheap it may be, but the glossy plastic back has a sleek brushed effect.

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As a Windows 8 tablet, the Miix 300 runs the same apps as your PC.

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Here's the speaker on the back.

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The camera is a 5-megapixel job.

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If you don't like live tiles you can switch to a more traditional view of Windows.

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The Miix 300 is powered by an Intel Atom chip.

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International prices haven't been announced, but Lenovo aims to keep the price equally affordable.

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Here's the 8-inch tablet on a very shiny table.

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The headphone jack and Micro-USB slot are on the top.

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Here's the slot for the microSD card. It isn't covered by a flap, which doesn't look great.

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Windows 8.1 for just $149? Bargainous.

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