Minisforum V3 tablet with AMD Hawk Point APU released for $960

Minisforum's new V3 launched: 3-in-1 tablet powered by AMD Ryzen 7 8840U 'Hawk Point' APU, with 8 x Zen 4 cores, RDNA 3 GPU, XDNA for AI.

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Minisforum has officially launched its V3 "3-in-1" tablet, which is powered by AMD's new Ryzen 7 8840U "Hawk Point" APU, which comes in at 6999 RMB (or around $960 USD).

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

The company is the first in the world with an AMD AI-powered 3-in-1 tablet, packing the latest Ryzen 7 8840U "Hawk Point" APU that sees 8 cores and 16 threads of Zen 4-based CPU power built on the 4nm process node and featuring a base clock of 3.30GHz and a max boost clock of 5.1GHz.

The Minisforum V3 tablet is equipped with a 14-inch screen, offering a 2.5K resolution and a high refresh rate of 165Hz, complemented by 32GB of RAM and a substantial 2TB of storage. It's powered by the "Ryzen 7 flagship chip," specifically the Ryzen 7 8840U, which brings 8 cores and 16 threads of Zen 4 processing capability, along with 16MB of L3 cache, 8MB of L2 cache, and clock speeds ranging from a 3.3GHz base to a 5.1GHz boost.

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

This tablet incorporates the latest Ryzen 8040 "Hawk Point" APU, featuring an advanced XDNA "Ryzen AI" NPU, highlighting the device's focus on AI capabilities as we move forward. Additionally, it includes an integrated Radeon 780M GPU with 12 Compute Units operating at 2700MHz. The NPU delivers 16 TOPs of AI performance, and the device has a configurable TDP of 28W, adjustable between 15W and 30W to suit various needs.

This new Minisforum V3, with its new AMD Ryzen AI, creates an AI Windows 3-in-1 tablet PC with the highest security level from Microsoft, supporting Microsoft Real-time Communication and hardware design supporting Microsoft Copilot, which can be called upon with a single click, providing real-time intelligent suggestions and assistance, helping users easily complete tasks in various scenarios for efficient office work.

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

Minisforum V3 tablet powered by AMD "Hawk Point" APU (source: Minisforum)

The new Minisforum M3 boasts 32GB of LPDDR5-6500 RAM and offers up to 2TB of NVMe M.2 PCIe SSD for storage. Connectivity options include two USB 4 ports, a USB Type-C VLink (DisplayPort-In) port, an SD card slot, alongside Wi-Fi 6E and Bluetooth 5.3 capabilities.

The Minisforum V3 tablet is powered by a 50.82Wh battery, which utilizes a 65W PD (Type-C) port for charging, it also features the exclusive intelligent Control Center VSPACE, which can intelligently adjust power consumption, freely switch between power-saving mode (15 W), balance mode (18-22 W), and performance mode (28 W), meeting the different usage scenarios of users.

The tablet employs a cooling system featuring two fans and four copper heat pipes for thermal management to ensure optimal temperature control. Audio quality is enhanced by four internal speakers delivering a stereo sound experience. The tablet's weight stands at 946g. It comes with Windows 11 preloaded, incorporating the latest in security and AI enhancements.

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