Quite a few sources recommend that Lenovo is growing an Android pill that may double as a secondary (micro)HDMI show on your smartphone, laptop computer or Nintendo Swap. For now websites like XDA Developers and its sources – Deletescape and EVLeaks – are referring to this Lenovo system because the Lenovo Yoga X.
A developer doc concerning the performance of the Lenovo Yoga X, offers some perception into interesting dual-functionality. The pill works merely as an Android sensible system, as anticipated, however plugging in one other micro HDMI hooked up system makes it perform slickly as a second display screen.
Once you join your PC, say, to the pill, the Android OS is suspended and the display screen can be utilized for content material you might have shifted to it. Home windows 10, for instance, provides loads of second display screen choices utilizing the Home windows+P shortcut – PC monitor solely, display screen duplicate, prolong, and second display screen solely are fast and straightforward to pick out or change.
Some niceties of the Lenovo Yoga X dual-screen performance are that its contact display screen can nonetheless be used for tweaking settings, even when it has been taken over by the hooked up system. This implies its energy and quantity buttons nonetheless work as anticipated and touching the display screen lets you twiddle I/O settings, plus brightness, energy, and output config.
Apple has enabled trendy iPads to work as a secondary display screen for its Mac computer systems utilizing the Sidecar function. I’ve used a 3rd get together software program software to do comparable beforehand (PC to iPad), however it’s good to have these options built-in and thought of as a promoting level of a product like a pill.
ThinkVision M14t Cellular Monitor
Within the meantime, Lenovo has lately formally launched the ThinkVision M14t Cellular Monitor. This offers a 14-inch Full-HD show with 10-point contact functionality, 4096 strain degree lively pen help to PC and smartphone customers, and TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Mild expertise. On display screen changes for brightness, distinction, and rotation can be found – however the display screen orientation could be set to auto-rotate.
Customers can place the ThinkVision M14t in portrait and panorama modes, with an L-shaped dongle offering two full perform USB Kind-C ports. It weighs just a little beneath 700g with kickstand. Lenovo’s ThinkVision M14t Cellular Monitor will grow to be out there in September, costing round US$450.