While the first two models had 7 inch displays, the new model will have an 8.4 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display. It’s powered by an Intel Core m3-8100Y processor, and like its predecessors it’ll have a backlit keyboard, a touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, and support for an optional stylus.
One Netbook is currently running a beta test for the One Mix 3 with a small group of testers, and the company plans to release the little laptop sometime around June.
Here’s what we know about the One Mix 3 so far:
- 8.4 inch, 2560 x 1600 pixel display (16:10 aspect ratio)
- 10-point multitouch support + pen support (4096 levels of pressure sensitivity)
- 360 degree hinge
- Intel Core m3-8100Y processor
- 8GB LPDDR3 RAM
- 256GB or 512GB of PCIe NVMe storage + additional M.2 slot for second SSD and/or 4G LTE module (Update: or not. One Netbook now says this slot is for an SSD only)
- 8,600 mAh battery
- Fingerprint sensor
- Backlit keyboard
- USB Type-C port
- microSD card reader
- 204mm x 129mm x 14.9mm (8″ x 5.1″ x 0.59″)
- 659 grams (1.5 pounds)
By comparison, the One Mix 2S Yoga I reviewed last year measures 7.2″ x 4.3″ x 0.67″ and weighs about 1.2 pounds, which makes the new model a little wider, but thinner than its predecessor.
The few photos I’ve seen so far also seem to show that while the new model still has a small keyboard, there’s a little more space between the keys which could make typing a little more comfortable.
2019 is shaping up to be an interesting year for mini laptops. Rival device maker GPD is set to launch the 8.9 inch Pocket 2 Max this year, as well as the AMD Ryzen-powered, gaming-friendly GPD Win Max.
Update 5/06/2019: A new set of pictures gives us a better idea of the size of the new model: