Banggood has now confirmed that all the stock they sell off the Hi12 Dual SO version is the stylus enabled version with new the hardware required for stylus support. There was some confusion over this as it seemed some of older first dual OS models didn’t have the hardware needed for the stylus. But the new latest model does. (Lucky me that ordered a first dual boot version might not get the stylus support, boho!)
And Chuwi recently released the dual boot files for the Hi12, but it’s only for the domestic single OS Chinese version and Dual Boot model. And attempts to flash the dual boot bios on the first release Windows OS model have ended in bricked tablets. So it looks like the new model that supports an active stylus has some definite hardware changes.
The whole thing has been handled poorly by Chuwi I feel and only just recently has the keyboard started to ship out. Still despite this, the Hi12 is one of my favorite Atom models and it’s only going to get better with Dual OS and stylus support. So if you need the stylus support, I recommend to get it from BG or if you’re using Aliexpress or another retailer ask them and make sure it’s the latest batch to ensure it will support a stylus.
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