The Chuwi Hi13 is the successor to the popular Hi12, it's built around a 13-inch 3000 x 2000 screen, with 267 PPI. It's the same screen used on the Microsoft Surface Book. It runs Windows 10, has 4GB of RAM and 64GB eMMC. Other specs include Type-C port, Wireless AC and 10000mAh battery. Optional keyboard dock and active stylus.
Voyo’s Vbook V3 now comes with the new Apollo Lake Celeron N3450 and a larger 12,000 mAh battery but is enough? The Core M3 version had a poor keyboard and thermal throttling. The Atom X5 Z8300 model had USB ports that couldn’t even power external hard drives. Well, the last two points have been fixed, it will power external hard drivers and thermals are good. But Voyo’s poor key...[Read More]
Finally got my hands on the second Chuwi Laptop, the Lapbook 14.1 this model is more impressive over the 15.6″ model I reviewed thanks to it’s new Apollo Lake Celeron N3450, 4GB of dual channel 1600Mhz RAM and the option to even add an SSD in there to expand storage and boost boot and system speeds. Wireless is handled by the excellent dual antenna Intel Wireless AC 3165 chipset with g...[Read More]
The Chuwi LapBook 14.1 is Chuwi's second laptop after the Lapbook 15.6. This model is 14.1-inches, so it's smaller and is powered by the new Celeron N3450 quad-core CPU, with 4GB of RAM. The build is similar to the larger LapBook 15.6, White high-quality plastic build with a black bezel and matte 1080p screen. This is a budget lapbook, due to sell for under $270 USD on release.
Update 5th Jan: Chuwi just posted this image on their Weibo account today. We can see it looks like a larger version of the Hi12. Transformer style dock confirmed, looks to be made out of metal and should have two USB ports both left and right. Thanks to David that brought this one to my attention, At CES 2017 in Las vegas (Due to kick off tomorrow) The Chuwi Hi13 will be officially announced by C...[Read More]
Onda’s Xiaoma 41 (Shouldn’t it be Xiaoma 14?) Notebook with a metal body and Celeron N3450 is now listed on GearBest, this looks like an interesting alternative to the Jumper EZbook 2 I reviewed a while ago. From the press photos, it looks decent, but you knew know till you receive it in person they can often differ drastically to the real thing VS the press images. The spec looks ago....[Read More]
Update: 20th December. The official price will be $299 USD and it’s due to be released on the 22nd of December. And yes, I’ve ordered one so it will get a full review. Chuwi’s second laptop the Lapbook 14.1 (Called that because it has a 14.1″ 1080p IPS screen) is coming at the end of this month. This model is a step up from the first Lapbook the 15.6″ model with a wea...[Read More]
I must admit I haven’t been keeping an eye on the Onda Weibo, but there were some recent announcements. One if which is a new 14.1″ 1080p notebook the Pony 41? Or Onda Xiaoma 41 (According to Gearbest’s listing) It’s a new Apollo lake Celeron N3450 based notebook. It has a 64GB eMMC with Windows 10 Home, and then space for up to 2TB of SSD or HDD in a user upgradable 2.5...[Read More]
Voyo are one of the first to release some Mini PC’s based on the new Apollo Lake. There are two models, one with what’s got a Pentium N4200 with a maximum clock speed of 2.5Ghz, Intel HD graphics 505 GPU max frequency 750Mhz. And the Apollo Lake Celeron N3450 version with a maximum turbo of 2.2Ghz and an Intel HD graphics 500 GPU clock of 700Mhz maximum clock rate. (This one will be m...[Read More]
Chuwi today posted a tweet with some interesting images of a new upcoming tablet. Judging from the images, I can see it has a Celeron N3450 which is a new Apollo Lake chip, 4GB of RAM and a 3000 x 2000 resolution making it a 3:2 aspect ratio screen. And in one photo it looks to be next to the Chuwi Hi12, clearing showing it’s a good inch or more larger. So it must have a Microsoft Surface Bo...[Read More]