Jumper EZbook S4 – Seller sent me an eMMC instead of SSD

Jumper EZbook S4 – Seller sent me an eMMC instead of SSD

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  • #149422
    Shahmatt
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    The seller advertised 8GB/128GB SSD, but I received a 128GB Samsung DJNB4R eMMC instead.

    I guess they thought I wouldn’t notice. Crystalmark speeds are dismal anyway.

    Everything else looks ok. So now I have a choice ahead of me.

    At around 310USD this thing was a steal.

    I could return it and get all my money back or I could request a discount and keep what I have.

     

    Should I choose to keep it would it be difficult for me to replace the eMMC with a SSD? Switching out drives on a desktop build is no problem for me but I have little experience with laptops. What would be the cost of a decent SSD?

    Should I open up the laptop to find out the port? Is there any seal I need to be aware of when opening it?

     

     

    #149435
    Francesco
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    The emmc may be soldered on the board itself, i’m not sure if you’ll be able to swap it out

    #149439
    Super
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    ask for a partial refund, ask for 27$ to buy a 128gb ssd and u will have both.

    by the way , does it have tn or ips.

    #149441
    Shahmatt
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    Shouldn’t there be a slot to install something additional?

    It was advertised as TN. Looks like a pretty good TN actually.

    #149474
    Chupa
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    if you see no sealed screw, then there is no seal.
    open up,  post a photo and we take it from there.
    what was the cristalmark in R/W?

    load a page with color and white and black parts, flip screen towards you so far that you can barely make it out.

    If the colors do not change you got a IPS, if the colors shift and change you got a TN

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    #149491
    filn
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    Is the keyboard ok?

    This should be like the Jumper EZbook 3 Plus that is selling for $380 the main difference is the Core M and 128 ssd

    #149549
    Shahmatt
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    if you see no sealed screw, then there is no seal. open up, post a photo and we take it from there. what was the cristalmark in R/W? load a page with color and white and black parts, flip screen towards you so far that you can barely make it out. If the colors do not change you got a IPS, if the colors shift and change you got a TN

    Tilting the screen does not perceptibly alter colors though they do get a tad darker. Actually viewing angles seem to be as good as my IPS desktop display. So if it’s TN I guess it has really good viewing angles.

    There is a seal on one screw. Seller is not responding and forcing me to either return or keep it. I guess I’ll keep it as truly everything else seems really nice. In comparison with the Teclast F7 (owned by my father in law) I feel the overall quality is at least a match

    Crystaldiskmark results are attached.

    Will post an image of internals later.

     

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    #149551
    Shahmatt
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    @filn

    The keyboard is comfortable to use – the keys are widely spaced out. They make a bit of a clickety sound which could be annoying for some. Otherwise no complaints.

    #149554
    filn
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    @Shahmatt

    Thanks for your answer! I hope the problem is solved with your seller. <!–more–>

     

     

     

    #149587
    Shahmatt
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    Images of the internals and what I guess looks like the m.2 port (can anyone confirm?)

     

     

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    #149596
    Chris G
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    Yes, I just posted my review of this laptop. sadly I got the eMMC as well, seems all the first batch is like this. Not exactly what I paid for, I order an SSD model like you. It’s a 2280 SATA3 slot. My Sandisk M.2 2260 works fine and my aData 2280 and Transend 2242.

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    #149620
    Shahmatt
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    Thanks for the review. Nice to see that Linux works. May try that sooner or later.

    #149627
    Chupa
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    look on the bright side, you have a free m.2 slot
    Choose the m.2  you like when memory gets low and use emmc as backup or for things you do not need speedy.

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