Chuwi’s SurBook Indiegogo Campaign (Updated)

Edit: The Indiegogo page is in draft mode. My order was refunded. Chuwi told me they have some issues with the crowdfunding page and they will launch it again as soon as possible once they sort out everything. I’ll let you know when it’s live again. Seems like it wasn’t quite ready. Chuwi also said in the email that if you subscribe with your email on their Surbook page you’...[Read More]

Chuwi SurBook Indiegogo Crowdfunding

Chuwi is preparing their latest 2-in-1 Windows 10 tablet the Chuwi SurBook, it’s going to start out as a crowd-funded project on Indiegogo. They have a promo page up for the SurBook here also asking people to leave a comment on what they would like to see in the SurBook. So far it’s shaping up to be possibly the best Apollo Lake Celeron N3450 tablet to date, premium Surface Pro 4 scree...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Bios Update V1.14 & Windows 10 Image

I’ve just added to the Chuwi Hi13 downloads section the factory Windows 10 factory image files for restoring the tablet. Just format a 16GB or larger USB pen drive NTFS, make name it WINPE and move the fiels over to the root of the drive. Next boot your Chuwi Hi13 into the bios (Esc or DEL on boot) Then boot to the drive, the imaging service should then take over partition the drive and crea...[Read More]

Chuwi SurBook 12.3-Inch Surface Pro 4 Screen 2-in-1 Tablet

Looks like 2017 is going to be a good year for Chinese tablets, the second Surface Pro 4 screen tablet is coming in the way of the Chuwi SurBook (Surface Book name rip off?) We have the Cube iwork 3X with the same screen, now this SurBook which has two full sized USB 3.0 ports, 6GB of RAM, Intel Wireless-AC, 128GB eMMC 5.0 for storage and it’s powered by the now very common Intel Celeron N34...[Read More]

More Details On The Chuwi Lapbook 12.3

We have the full specs now of the up and coming new 12.3″ laptop from Chuwi called the Lapbook 12.3″. This one has a 2736 x 1824 Surface Pro 4 screen in it with 450 cd/m2 max brightness and of course that 3:2 aspect ratio. As a Surface Pro 4 user, I know that it’s a great screen to have on a budget notebook. The RAM is also 6GB dual channel, following the new trend to move from a...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Finally Shipping From GearBest

I’ve just received an email that my Chuwi Hi13 ordered from Gearbest has shipped out, others too in the Hi13 forum thread reporting the same. So after a long wait Hi13 units are heading out finally from places other than just Aliexpress where I got my unit from to review. No news on Bangood or other retailers getting stock, they are still showing no stock for now. The Hi13 is listed for $339...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Internals, Motherboard Photos And How To Open It

Just posted this video recently on YouTube, it’s a look at the internals of the Chuwi Hi13. Dual antenna set up with the Intel Wireless-AC 3165 chipset, two 5000mah batteries, internal metal support frame and those weak four little speakers on each corner. There are no slots for M.2 2242 SSD’s, but I can see that Chuwi have at least plans for this or the motherboard in the future will ...[Read More]

Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 – 6GB of RAM 12.3″ Surface Pro 4 Screen Laptop

Chuwi has just announced their third Lapbook laptop is coming, the Chuwi Lapbook 12.3. This laptop unlike the other two with 1080p screens has a top-tier display in it, a 2736 x 1824 resolution 3:2 aspect ratio screen. It’s the same panel as used in the Surface Pro 4. The Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 is metal clad and has 6GB of RAM just like the  Jumper EZBook Pro, Teclast X3 Plus and Cube iwork3X. O...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Detailed First Look With Keyboard And Stylus

Edit: The full Chuwi Hi13 review is now online: Finally, my Chuwi Hi13 arrived the successor to the popular Hi12 model. That was the first tablet outside of Microsoft to use the Surface Pro 3 screen. And now we have the first ever tablet again using the Surface Book 3000 x 2000 resolution 13.5-inch 3:2 ratio screen. This panel has 267 PPI, so even at 13.5...[Read More]

First Photos Of Chuwi Hi13 & Retail Packaging

Daniel in the forum has spotted some photos of the Chuwi Hi13 on so some people have their hands on the Hi13 already. The photos show the retail packaging looks like any other Chuwi tablet, that standard brown box and the info side sticker with details. Windows 10 Home and even a Pro option is shown. Hinting at maybe a Windows 10 Pro version release? I hope that model has 6GB+ of RAM ...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Now Shipping From Aliexpress

After a long wait, the Chuwi Hi13 is finally shipping out from Aliexpress at least according to users in the Hi13 forum thread. Online retailers like Banggood, Gearbest and Geekbuying etc all seem to still be waiting for stock, no doubt Chuwi is first shipping from their very own store before supplying the other retailers. According to Gearbest’s support ticket they hope to have stock next w...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi13 Giveaway & New Hi13 Promo Video

Chuwi’s Emily has just posted in the forums they have an up and coming giveaway for the Hi13. They will be giving away 3 units of the new Hi13 model. Looks like it’s easy enough to enter. You just have to leave a comment on the giveaway page, follow them on social media and you’re in the draw. It’s an international Chuwi Hi13 giveaway so open to everyone. I’ve got one...[Read More]

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