Surface 3

Chuwi SurBook Mini Hands-On

The smaller version of the Chuwi Surbook has arrived for my unboxing and review. The Surbook Mini is only 10.8 inches and uses the Microsoft Surface 3 screen. It’s 1920 x 1280 fully laminated with over 450 nits of brightness and by far the best part of this 2-in-1 tablet. The keyboard still hasn’t shipped but should in a week or two, hopefully in time for my review. It’s got 2 x ...[Read More]

Surface 3 June 23rd firmware updated killed Microusb port data?

Microsoft rolled out a Surface 3 update that fixed and improved all the follwing: Surface System Aggregator Firmware update (v1.0.49500.0) improves the experience while using the Surface Cover. Audio Device driver update (v603.9600.2563.61816) enhances audio performance and improves the audio experience on Surface 3. Surface Pen Settings driver update (v4.0.112.1) enables new functionality with th...[Read More]

Microsoft Surface 3 Review Now Online

After many late nights up testing the Surface 3 and putting it through its review paces, the Surface 3 Review is now up. Overall the Atom Cherry Trail is a good chip, it’s not really much faster CPU wise than the older Bay Trail Z3775 and Z3795, however graphically it’s much better. I’m enjoying my time with the Surface 3, it’s a great little tablet, but it’s expensiv...[Read More]

Surface 3 Atom X7 Z8700 unboxing and impressions part 2

For those that are interested in Microsoft’s Atom Cherry Trail Surface 3, here is an unboxing video of the tablet: My focus here is mainly Chinese tablets, but this is the first tablet to use the new gen Atom X7 Z8700 aka Cherry Trail so it’s a good tablet I feel to review and benchmark so I we can get an idea of just what the new Atoms are capable of and what the Chinese tech companie...[Read More]

Surface 3 Hands On & First Impressions

My Surface 3 4GB ram / 128GB eMMC model arrived today, unfortunately missing the keyboard I ordered (Stock issues apparently) I will predominately review mainly Chinese tablets here on Tech Tablets. But since this is the first new gen Atom Cherry Trail X7 Z8700 I thought it would be a good base point for the Chinese X5/X7 Atom Z8000 series tablets that should becoming later in the year. No Chinese...[Read More]

What’s up next for Review?

I’ve had a few emails, asking what tablets I have up and coming to review. Well, I have the following: Surface 3 – It will be used as a bench against new Atom Z8000 series when they arrive from China Remix – An interesting custom OS Android tablet with keyboard and kick stand Pipo W8, Cheapest Core M tablet from China Onda v116w Core M The Pipo W8 is not due to ship until the 15t...[Read More]

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