Chuwi UBook X is the new team from a Chinese firm that continues to gain ground in the international market thanks to price levels that few can compete with. It has simply redefined the concept of «Cheap laptops».
It is a even cheaper variant of the Chuwi UBook Pro, a model that dared to confront itself Surface pro. It is a tablet with a removable keyboard that the firm promotes as “2 in 1”. It is based on a multi-touch IPS LCD screen of 12 inches diagonally with remarkable native resolution of 2K (2160 x 1440 pixels) and a 3: 2 aspect ratio.
Your hardware engine is the responsibility of a processor Intel Celeron N4100 Gemini Lake series. A basic CPU, but that should be enough to move this computer with its four cores at 2.4 GHz frequencies and integrated Intel UHD 600 graphics. It is accompanied by 8 Gbytes of dual-channel LPDDR4 memory and a 256 solid state drive. Gbytes.
As for its connectivity, it has Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, includes USB type C and type A ports for data and charging, a micro HDMI port for content output to external monitors, a 3.5 mm headphone jack, a microSD cards and a group of pogo pins on the bottom to install the detachable keyboard cover.
It has a support foot in the purest style of the 2 in 1 Microsoft Surface and in addition to keyboards it supports styluses like the one proposed by the brand, a HiPen H6 with 4096 pressure levels. Its battery has a capacity of 38 Wh for a total weight of 780 grams and a thickness of 9 mm.
Chuwi UBook X, availability and price
With Windows 10 Home pre-installed, this 2-in-1 is priced at $ 399 and will be available from August 8. Chuwi gives free keyboard cover to those who reserve the device before the release date. It won’t be difficult to find it later on Amazon, as well as on Chinese online retailers like AliExpress and GearBest that ship their devices to the international market.
In addition to this model, the UBook series is completed at the top with the aforementioned “Pro” model and at the bottom with a version reduced in size to 11.6 inches and priced at $ 329. Top-tier features / price for this Chinese OEM who is redefining the concept of budget notebook and also has 2-in-1 as interesting as this one. Of course, if you want something more quality and guarantee on Windows devices, the Microsoft Surface.