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Chuwi Hi8 Windows 10 Image With Recovery Partition

If you have a Chuwi Hi8, you have two ways to get Windows 10 you can run the Windows update and upgrade. Or what I did here was flash over a Windows 10 image from Chuwi’s official forum. This image here has a recovery wim and is in Chinese and English. It’s set up with all the drivers and works perfectly for me. There is one d...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi8 Android Rom and Windows 8.1 image downloads

Edit: There is a Windows 10 image hereĀ if you’re after Win 10. This is Chuwi’s latest Hi8 Android 4.4.4 rom and Windows 8.1 image for those that want to flash and restore their Hi8 back to it’s original state. It also includes the bios. Flash with Intel MFG Tools and then using two USB drivers and a USB 2 hub you can re-...[Read More]

Daily Deals: Chuwi Hi8 $93, PiPo X8 $103 and Teclast X98 Air 3G 64GB $201

Here are some new tablet deals I spotted on the web while searching price drops. The popular Chuwi Hi8 is back on sale again at the price of $92 at Gear Best, it’s been reduced from $112. This little Atom Z3736F powered 8-inch tablet has a nice high res 1920 x 1200 16:10 IPS Panel. And a decent design, you can see my Chuwi Hi8 revie...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi8 Teardown

My busted Hi8 was opened up today, I was hunting for the screen digitizer part number so I can order a replacement after I broke my Hi8 screen. The internals of the Hi8 show a decent build quality, no cables crossing over the battery cells or any of that nonsense. No thin battery cables or poor solder jobs here either, it looks fine. Not ...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi8 Unboxing video

Three new tablets to review this week, this Hi8 is the third. Here is the unboxing video. Its got exactly the same look as the Vi8 Ultimate model just released, but with a better screen. If you missed it, check out my Chuwi Vi8 Vs Chuwi Hi8 comparisonĀ to get an idea of which is best (There is no clear cut winner). Good build quality, the ...[Read More]

[Updated] Chuwi Hi8 Vs Chuwi Vi8 Ultimate – Which is better?

So I have the 4th Chuwi Vi8 model you could say, the Hi8 with it’s Vi8 Ultimate design, chipset and lack of HDMI. It has a very sharp (iPad Retina sharp) 1920 x 1200 screen that is brighter than the Chuwi Vi8 Ultimate. Both have the exactly same design and specs, they have the horrible 0.3 MP VGA front facing cameras which are almos...[Read More]

Chuwi Hi8 with 1920 x 1200 and Atom Z3736F

Our review is now online of the Hi8, Update 15th June: It’s now official on Chuwi’s website and has been announced on their Weibo. I will be reviewing this one, and should have one in a week or two. And hope to compare it to the Vi8 Ultra/Ultimate edition. Gearbest have lowered their pr...[Read More]

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