Though the tablets market continues showing sales decrease, the Chinese manufacturer still come in with numerous models. Moreover, they try to bring all the trendy features to their tablets. Shortly, they act as nothing happened. In this sense, Chuwi should be considered among them. This manufacturer launches new models one after another. In its assortment, you can find tablets from all categories. This time, we are going to take a look a new entry-level 8-inch model, which has been announced a month ago. Now you can acquire the Chuwi Hi8 SE for $98.99.
The biggest selling point of the Chuwi Hi8 SE is its screen, undoubtedly. This tablet sports an 8-inch IPS screen, which uses OGS technology. If you are not aware of the latter, then you should take a glance at Wiki’s explanation: ‘One Glass Solution is a touchscreen technology, which reduces the thickness of a display by removing one of the layers of glass from the traditional capacitive touchscreen stack. The basic idea is to replace the touch module glass with a thin layer of insulating material.’ This display also has a Full HD resolution (1920 x 1200).
The back of the Chuwi Hi8 SE is made of metal. Gone those days when entry-level tablets were coming with a plastic housing. This material not only provides an outstanding look but also has no impression on the weight. The Chuwi Hi8 SE still weighs 380 grams and is ideal for single-hand operations.
In terms of hardware and connectivity, the Chuwi Hi8 SE can’t boast of a super powerful performance. But what’s under the hood is quite sufficient to provide a smooth and stable experience. There is a MediaTek MT8735 quad-core processor with ARM Cortex-A53 architecture reaching 1GHz. It is paired with an ARM Mali-T720mp2 GPU, 2GB RAM, and 32GB storage. Though we are dealing with a slim tablet with a 7.8mm thickness, there is still a 4000mAh battery.
The rest of the features of the Chuwi Hi8 SE include a 5MP camera on the back, a 2MP camera on the front, dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, and Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box.