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Chuwi Vi10 Ultimate Hands on Benchmarks, Temps And Gaming

I recently tested out the new Chuwi Vi10 Ultimate, the upgraded Vi10 which the new Atom X5 Z8300 in it. The tablet is an improvement in some areas over the Vi10 and in others it’s not much of a step up over the Atom Z3736F By Trail. The design is exactly the same, a solid build with front and rear tempered glass. The Vi10 Ultimate boots up quicker than my Vi10, but in most benchmarks it̵...[Read More]

Chuwi Vi8 Plus Now Out for $99

While we wait for the Chuwi Hi8 Pro which has been delayed. Chuwi’s Vi8 Plus, a black Hi8 with an 1280 x 800 screen has been released. Banggood.com has it in stock now for $99, and I’ve just ordered one for review here on the site and YouTube channel. The Vi8 specs are the same as the Hi8 Pro. Just the screen is the only change and it’s now in black. Specs include: USB 3.0 Type C...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Review (Video Review Android Version)

I’ve just finished my Mi Pad 2 review video, I have to say I’m impressed with this tablet. Xiaomi’s quality is unmatched for this price range. I’ve already seen this with their mobile phones I have reviewed. The Mi Pad 2 is no exception, the build with its metal unibody, fully laminated display matches even Apple’s iPad Mini offerings. Here’s the review. It̵...[Read More]

Chuwi Vi10 Ultimate 64GB Unboxing and First impressions

Hands-on with the Chuwi Vi10 Ultimate (Cherry Trail X5 Z8300 version) I just received. It’s the upgraded Vi10, one of my favorite tablets. The design is the same, it remains unchanged and keeps the key features that made the Vi10 so popular. Two full sized USB 3.0 ports, micro USB for charging and the keyboard dock. I picked this one up from Banggood.com for $174 and the delivery was around ...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi12 Coming Soon. 12″ Cherry Trail Windows Tablet

Some new images on Weibo from Chuwi, show they are working on a Hi12 Windows 10 tablet, a completely new model with a 12″ 1920 x 1200 screen, 2 x USB 2.0 ports, micro HDMI, MicroSD and USB type-c port. It’s powered by an Atom Cherry Trail (Hopefully an X5 Z8500) and 4GB of Ram. Edit: It seems the tablet is called the Hi12 and not the Vi12 now… The rear of the tablet has a metal u...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 Unboxing And First Impressions

I received my Mi Pad 2 (Android 16GB version) today It’s powered by an Atom X5 Z8500, 2GB of Ram and has a fully laminated 2048 x 1536 7.9″ iPad mini screen that’s super sharp. I’ll be putting this tablet through its paces over the next few days seeing just how this $194 iPad mini clone performs. My first impressions: Excellent build quality for the price – As good as...[Read More]

Teclast X98 Pro Mirek190 V1.1 Custom Rom Released (Updated)

  Update: Mirek190 has released 1.1 version, it’s the same Rom, just now the download incorporates the flashing tool. The download is below. Mirek190, famous for his work on the X98 Air 3G has released his first custom rom for theTeclast X98 Pro. This Rom called v1 has all the Chinese apps removed, tweaks and improvements over the stock Teclast Rom. I haven’t tested this one mysel...[Read More]

Mirek190 Teclast X98 Pro Flash Tool released

For those having issues flashing their X98 Pro’s with Mirek190’s new Teclast X98 Pro custom rom. This new flash tool should make things easier to flash the V1 ROM. Just place the Rom in the folder, boot your X98 Pro into DnX Mode and then run the FLASH.bat and follow the instructions, easy! flashing tool v1 –  put rom files into rom folder then : – boot device in DNX mode ( power + vol...[Read More]

Deals: GearBest Christmas Snap Up Sale

Gearbest has their Christmas sale now one, there are some tablets and other items like mobile phones with some nice discounts. But limited supply on these sale items. The Christmas sale page is here. Some examples: Teclast X98 Air III – $121.79 – 20 units at this price Teclast X2 Pro Core M – $386, 50 units only. Xiaomi Redmi Note 2 – $145, 70 units only.   And coupon ...[Read More]

Cube iwork10 Announced 10.1 Atom X5 Z8300 Tablet With Keyboard Dock

Today Cube announced their latest  tablet. The iwork10 is an Atom X5 Z8300 tablet with 4GB of RAM, 64GB eMMC, Windows 10 and a 1920 x 1200 IPS screen. It also has active stylus support (doesn’t seem to be a Wacom stylus?) and keyboard dock similar to the Chuwi Hi10 or PiPo W1S. The dock has variable angles and a USB 2.0 port on the right side. The other specs are the usual, Wireless N, Bt 4....[Read More]

Cube iWork8 Ultimate Vs Onda v820w CH Which Cherry Trail 8″ is better?

I compare the two current sub $80 dollar eight inch Atom X5 Z8300 powered tablets currently out. Both are similar with the same specs and screen resolution. But the Cube iwork8 Ultimate screen is 2-3 times brighter. The below video I compare them both. The performance of both is disappointing, the X5 Z8300 on both units reaches 85 degrees. And really not much of a step up over the Bay Trail Z3735F...[Read More]

Xiaomi Mi Pad Scores 85k AnTuTu? Only in AnTuTu 6 Beta!

You might have seen various sites posting how the Xiaomi Mi Pad 2 with its Atom X5 Z8500 scores 85,000 in AnTuTu . Wow, somehow Xiaomi magically gets 35,000 plus points more than all the other X5 Z8500 tablets in AnTuTu? An amazing feat right? No. It’s just typical Chinese publicity. It’s not fake, it gets 85k, but not in the current 5.7.X version but the new AnTuTu 6 beta! With a new ...[Read More]

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