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Chuwi Hi9 Air Now On Flash Sale At GearBest

Chuwi Hi9 Air Now On Flash Sale At GearBest

Chuwi’s new 10.1″ 2560 x 1600 deca-core Android 8.0 tablet is now listed and up for sale on, it’s a flash sale priced at $219.99 and according to the website shipping between the 12th and 15th so it seems they are due to get stock very soon.

I’m waiting for my Hi9 Air that has already shipped, and Bangood just recently stopped taking orders for some reason and Chuwi has posted that they are being shipped but there was a delay. Sent out now in order of first ordered, first served.

I’ve already reviewed the AllDoCube X1, this has the same chipset and screen resolution but at 8.4-inches. Not a bad tablet, but two things I didn’t like was the limited 4G bands, this Chuwi Hi9 has at least global band support. And the other thing was the performance in demanding online games like PUBG it ran okay, but after 10 minutes demonstrated some bad lag, hopefully, the Hi9 Air has better thermals to avoid throttling like that its Mali-T880 GPU is also clocked 80Mhz more. But I will of course test that out when my unit arrives just how well it handles gaming.

So far the Chuwi Hi9 Air looks the most promising of the new Helio X20 dec-core tablets. let’s hope it lives up to it’s promising looking spec sheet.

Source: Gearbest

Chuwi Hi9 specs:

  • Android 8.0 Oreo
  • 2560 x 1600 10.1″ IPS with 10 touch points (Fully laminated)
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM + 64GB eMMC 5.1
  • Wireless AC and BT 4.2
  • 5MP front and 13MP rear camera
  • MT6797 Helio X20 ten core SoC
  • Mali T880 GPU @ 780Mhz
  • Dual LTE SIM support
  • 3G: WCDMA B1 2100MHz,WCDMA B2 1900MHz,WCDMA B5 850MHz,WCDMA B8 900MHz
  • 4G: B1 2100MHz,B2 1900MHz,B20 800MHz,B3 1800MHz,B5 850MHz,B7 2600MHz,B8 900MHz,TDD B40 2300MHz
  • FM Radio
  • MicroSD support
  • 8000mAh battery
  • Metal body
  • Dual speakers
  • 550 grams & 7.9mm thin



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  1. In terms of hardware, can someone tell me if it is any better than the new iPad 2018?
    (Sorry, not very tech savvy here)

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  3. According to this reviewer PROJECT TREBLE is supported:

    • sorry. No TREBLE its not supported!! It only has one partition!!

  4. Hi,
    when you have it for test, could you pls test if the USB-C supports HDMI output? Thank you.

  5. seems promising
    looking forward for your full review (thermals, project treble, etc)

    • one more think I’d like to know is the power plug type

      • There are 3 options on Gearbests site for the plug. EU, US/CN and UK

        • I mean the tablet port (microUSB/typeC/proprietary/jack) ?

        • nope, only Chinese
          Is it possible to have a italianAd adapter?

          By Gian May-04/2018 22:25:28
          Dear Gian,
          It only has CN plug version.

  6. Chris I saw the X1 review kinda laggy gaming, but do you think it’s the tablets fault or the cooling? Do you think the hi9 air will be better? Smooth FPS in games like pubg you tested. please let me knopw I want to order before the price jumps 100 USD.

    • I think Cube messed up the heatsink or lack of and this is why it throttles. As for the Chuwi Hi9 Air, sorry no idea until I get my hands on one to test.

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