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CHUWI HiBook, Premium-alike UltraBook for $239

Unlike other Chinese Tablets tech companies, CHUWI established in 2004 is attracting the attention with its affordable high-end-specs-alike tabs and again after the success of the CHUWI Hi12 tab, CHUWI is set to launch their flagship-like 2-in-1 convertible UltraBook designed; CHUWI HiBook via an Online Conference/ event holding in March 28, 2016 on their official Twitter account @CHUWIDotCom.

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The CHUWI HiBook tries to offer premium metal build like feelings and performance of Microsoft Surface Pro (not-so-near in case of performance though) With its sleek dimension of 262 x 167.5 x 8.8 mm. The CHUWI HiBook weighs only 522 grams and is strife to Teclast’s Tbook, Onda’s oBook, Voyo’s VBook series.

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Speaking of the specs, the best part of the CHUWI HiBook is the Dual OS Boot Capability, the HiBook can boot latest 64 Bit licensed Win 10 OS and sweet Android 5.1 Lollipop (Good News for the Android Games Lovers because they don’t have to use emulators to run Android Apps in the Win Tabs)! Other than this, the CHUWI HiBook has Intel Cherry Trail Atom X5 Z8300 Quad Core CPU coupled with the Intel HD Gen8 GPU. The HiBook comes with powerful 4GB LPDDR3 RAM and has 64 GB eMMC Storage and can be extended up to 128 GB.  The CHUWI HiBook is expected to feature Quick Charging as it has 3.1 reversible USB Type-C Charging port connectivity. With 10.1 inches’ 1920 x 1200p Full HD+ resolution and metal body design, the HiBook sure catches the eyes. Also the HiBook has 2.0 Mega Pixel of front facing Camera and 5.0 MP rear camera, and powered with 6600mAh battery capacity which has expected runtime of approx. 5 hours of normal usage.

The CHUWI HiBook supports detachable keyboard (doesn’t come along with CHUWI HiBook, need to buy separately) and keyboard itself has two USB ports. The addition of keyboard does no yoga like other Yoga Style UltraBooks.

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The only thing that disappoints is the “Bezels”, the HiBook could hide the bezels for more attractive design but it failed in doing so.

Voyo V3
Voyo VBook V3
Onda oBook
Onda oBook
Teclast Tbook
Teclast Tbook

Quick Specs Comparison: CHUWI HiBook VS Teclast TBook 11 VS Onda oBook 12 VS Voyo VBook V3 Flagship

Brand CHUWI Teclast Onda Voyo
Type Ultrabook Ultrabook Ultrabook Ultrabook
OS Dual Boot OS

Android 5.1 and Windows 10

Dual Boot OS

Android 5.1 and Windows 10

Windows 10 Windows 10
CPU Brand Intel Intel Intel Intel
CPU Cherry Trail Z8300 Cherry Trail Z8300 Intel Cherry Trail X7-Z8700 Intel Core m3-6Y30
GPU Intel HD Graphic(Gen8) Intel HD Graphic(Gen8) Intel HD Graphic(Gen8) Intel HD Graphics 515
Core 1.44GHz,Quad Core 1.44GHz,Quad Core 1.6GHz,Quad Core 900MHz,Dual Core
Storage
RAM 4GB 4GB 4GB 4GB
ROM 64GB 64GB 64GB 128GB
External memory TF card up to 64GB (not included) TF card up to 128GB (not included) TF card up to 128GB (not included) TF card up to 128GB (not included)
Network
WIFI 802.11b/g/n wireless internet 802.11b/g/n wireless internet 802.11b/g/n wireless internet 802.11b/g/n wireless internet
Display
Screen type Capacitive,IPS Capacitive,IPS Capacitive,IPS Capacitive (10-Point),IPS
Screen size 10.1 inches’ 10.6 inches’ 12.2 inches’ 13.3 inches’
Screen resolution 1920 x 1200p (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080p  (FHD) 1920 x 1200p (WUXGA) 1920 x 1080p  (FHD)
Connectivity
SIM Card Slot one
TF card slot Yes Yes Yes Yes
USB Slot Yes ( 2 x USB 3.1) Yes (2 x USB 3.0)
Micro HDMI Yes Yes Yes Yes
DC Jack Yes Yes
Micro USB Slot Yes Yes
Type-C Yes
Docking Interface Support
General
Battery Capacity(mAh) 3.7V/6500mAh 3.8V/7500mAh 30wh 10000mAh
Battery / Run Time (up to) 7 hours video playing time 8 hours video playing time
AC adapter 100-240V 5V 2A 100-240V 5V 2.5A 100-240V 5V 2A 100-240V 12V 2A
G-sensor Supported Supported Supported Supported
Notification LED Supported
Additional Features
Additional Features Bluetooth,Browser,Calculator,Gravity Sensing System,HDMI,MP3,MP4,Wi-Fi Bluetooth,Gravity Sensing System,HDMI,MP3,MP4,Wi-Fi Bluetooth,E-book,Gravity Sensing System,HDMI,MP3,MP4,Wi-Fi Bluetooth,Browser,E-book,Gravity Sensing System,HDMI,MP3,MP4,WAP,Wi-Fi
Dimensions
Product size 26.20 x 16.75 x 0.88 cm / 10.31 x 6.59 x 0.35 inches 27.50 x 16.97 x 0.84 cm / 10.83 x 6.68 x 0.33 inches 28.80 x 19.50 x 1.60 cm / 11.34 x 7.68 x 0.63 inches 33.00 x 22.00 x 1.60 cm / 12.99 x 8.66 x 0.63 inches
Product weight 0.522KG 0.650 kg 1.190 kg 1.500 kg
Package weight 1.450 KG 1.300 kg 1.700 kg 2.400 kg
Price US $ 239 ~ US $ 175 ~ US $ 369 ~ US $ 560

What do you think of CHUWI HiBook for the price of US $239? Is the CHUWI HiBook worth the price? We’ll be posting our views on CHUWI HiBook as soon as we get our hands on it 🙂

Don’t miss the CHUWI HiBook lauch event happening in Twitter in March 28th, 2016.

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