The Chuwi Hi9 Air went back to the drawing board it seems, I always thought it was going to be 8.4″ tablet like the Hi9. But now it’s 10.1 inches still the same 2560 x 1600 resolution, so 16:10 aspect ratio and yes it’s fully laminated. Since it’s now 10.1-inches shouldn’t it be called the Chuwi Hi10 Air? The interesting part is the chipset is a MediaTek Helio X20, deca-core with 4G support. Including LTE Band 20 and dual sim support.
4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage. This tablet is Chuwi’s answer to the Teclast Master T10 which also uses this same fully laminated screen. Looking good, since the announcement of the Helio X20 and X25 I’ve always wanted to see this chipset in a tablet with 4G and finally, it’s happening.
The build is metal, in dark grey and with black bezels. The thickness is 8.2mm. And judging from the press images it has an odd MicroUSB and 3.5mm jack placement on the top, can’t say I’m too fond of that. No other specs released yet or it’s actual release date. I’m also interested on more info on Chuwi’s Surbook Pro, an updated Surbook with Gemini Lake due mid-year, but still no more details on that one yet.
Network bands supported by the modem:
- CDMA1X: BC0
- TDD-LTE：B38 39 40 41
Chuwi Hi9 Air images: