CHUWI’s latest 2-in-1 tablet – UBook Pro has launched the preheat campaign for crowd-funding. After the well received UBook 2-in-1 tablet, users have been waiting for the successor of this series. CHUWI just brought out exactly what the consumers wanted — the fully refined UBook Pro with the advantages of the previous generation product and ironing out some drawbacks. So we should have one our hands the most versatile and powerful 2-in-1 tablet CHUWI ever built.
According to the information that have already been released: UBook Pro has a 9 mm slim body, designed with simplicity and elegance, weighs at only 780g(≈1.72lbs), makes it can be easily carried in a backpack. Besides, UBook Pro also supports a magnet docking keyboard like its predecessor.
Visually, UBook Pro has a more light-weighted yet sturdy u-shaped kickstand, which is way more agile and convenient compared with Surface Pro’s whole metal plate kickstand. Moreover, u-shaped kickstand also saved a lot of space for a bigger battery and a better cooling system, which should make a big difference in both battery life and performance. Even more subtle, the speakers are hidden on both sides of the device, making them sound better in both volume and sound quality than normal tablets’ speakers.
Meanwhile, The u-shaped kickstand supports stepless adjustment, with the maximum opening Angle of 145°, it can be transformed into laptop, workstation or tablet, which means that almost all scenes in life. No matter it is daily office, business trip, outdoor or leisure, UBook Pro can be used with efficiently and conveniently.
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The UBook Pro is equipped with a full laminated 12.3-inch FHD IPS screen, brings vivid and vibrant image, Whether it’s working with pictures or watching video, it should satisfy the most critical eyes. It is worth noting that the UBook Pro’s screen ratio is 3:2, which is also the screen ratio vigorously promoted by the Windows system. It is the golden ratio for producing activities like text composition, web browsing, coding, etc. The touch panel also supports 2048 pressure sensitive stylus making it pretty practical for wide range of uses.
Apart from its sleek design The UBook Pro also offers very solid performance. Upgraded from the previous Intel Core M3-6y30 to the latest Intel Core M3-8100Y processor, Overall performance improved by more than 50%, The processor is built with Intel’s most advanced 14nm+ manufacturing process, dual-core, four threads, the highest frequency reaches up to 3.4 GHz, easily deals with daily office work, and even some moderate Adobe works. And the Intel UHD Graphics 615 can handle video editing and even some gaming.
As we can see from the released product pictures UBook Pro is equipped with quite many ports: 2* USB-A, 1* USB-C (is said to be full-featured and support PD fast charging), 1*Micro HDMI, 1*3.5 mm headphone jack, and also a DC power supply jack, Docking contactor in the bottom, and a TF card reader. Compared to pretty lackluster port offerings from comparable Microsoft or Apple products that’s quite generous setup.
UBook Pro is now available for pre-sale on the CHUWI’s official website and with the expected price around $600 it will be quite a viable (and way cheaper) alternative to the likes of Surface Pro 6 or iPad Pro. Not to mention you can already get a pretty hefty 25% OFF coupon for subscribing on the official website. You can find all the details about that on the warm-up page.
UBook Pro Specs：
- CPU: Intel®Core™m3-8100Y，3.4 GHz，2C4T
- GPU：UHD Graphics 615, 900MHz
- Display：12.3’’ IPS full-laminated，1920 * 1280，multi-touch screen
- RAM：8GB RAM，128GB/256G SSD
- I / 0 Ports：Full-featured USB-C，USB-A 3.0 * 2，Micro-HDMI，3.5mm audio jack
- OS：Windows 10 Home
- Expected Price：Around $600