Without a doubt the UMPC format is experiencing a second youth, since we have seen several laptops with this format and similar design in the market recently. As it could not be otherwise the CHUWI brand had to provide its model, the new CHUWI MiniBook that with its Lenovo Yoga-type design, can convert it into a tablet by folding the screen on the base where the keyboard is located. A small laptop with portability as the main objective thanks to its screen of only 8 inches and small dimensions.
As the engine of the CHUWI MiniBook have an Intel Core m3-8100Y processor that integrates a GPU lntel HD Graphics 6th generation and an active fan inside to keep temperatures at bay, something logical in such a compact size. In terms of memory we have 8 GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 128 GB of eMMC storage by default and the option of mounting an SSD NVMe M.2 disk in an internal bay.
Screen and other features
This model has an 8-inch IPS touch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and we can rotate 360 to work as if it were a tablet. At the level of wireless connectivity, it includes an internal adapter with Dual Band WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0. In terms of connectivity we have a 3.5mm audio jack, a USB Type-C port, a microHDMI video output and a USB 3.0 connector. The battery is 26.6 Wh (3500mAh) that we can use as a powerbank and that has fast charge PD 2.0.
This small laptop has a QWERTY keyboard with central optical touch control system. The measurements are 200x130x19.5 mm, its body is made of CNC aluminum and weighs 600 gr. The operating system installed by default is Windows 10 Pro.
Price and availability
- The UMPC CHUWI MiniBook can be booked now at Banggood.com for $799.99 (718€) including shipping.