A Weibo announcement today from Onda, they have plans to offer Windows 10 upgrades from the following models to start with, Onda v891 Dual OS, Onda V919 Air 3G and the Onda V919 Core M. I imagine this will be a full install.win file with drivers and recovery deal. Not just an upgrade that Windows 10 everyone gets on the 29th.
Onda’s so called dual boot breakthrough “Surprise surprise” is really nothing but some fake sped up boot switching video and a new firmware that allows each OS to access the other. Nothing I would consider breakthrough, just a bunch of marketing hype. The new firmware files are here if your interested: http://onda.cn/Tablet/ProductInfo.aspx?ProductId=361 And the better and faster...[Read More]
Here’s a quick video with the 3dmark and Pcmark 7 scores, this is a request from a YT user to upload the scores. I did not bother recording the actual benchmarking as it’s to long and boring!
I’ve had a good couple of weeks using the Onda V919 Air 3G Dual OS and have just finished up the review for this Chinese Air clone. Chek out the review here. It’s a solid tablet, just let down by a few points. Worth a read if you are looking for a retina display dual boot tablet.
I finally got the courage to walk into an Apple Store and pick up an iPad Air. It’s been a long time since I’ve had an Apple product, I like their hardware, but I HATE thier iTunes software, lack of drag and drop and I still remember how it missed up my music collection and lagged up my whole computer back when I had a iPhone 3G all those years ago. So I have it only for comparison pur...[Read More]
Onda refreshed the V919 9.7″ Air 3G, swapping the Allwinner 8 core ARM cpu and replaced it with a x86 Atom Z3637F. They also joined the latest trend, shipping it as a dual boot with both Android 4.4.4 and Windows 8.1 operating systems. So how does the system compare to other similar dual boot models already out like the Teclast X98 Air 3G, let’s find out. Hardware & build: The Onda...[Read More]