Best Deals Today: Xiaomi Mi Air 13 Kaby Lake at $789, Teclast T10 at $229, Lenovo P8 at $139 etc… (UPDATED!)

Here are some of the best deals today. Popular Notebooks, Mid-end tablets and Ultra Budget Notebooks.

Updated Oct 16, 2017

Full Features:

  • 8th Gen Intel Core i7 8770 (clocks up to 4 GHz) – said to be 40% faster than 7th gen
  • or Core i5 8250 Processors
  • Dedicated GPU: Nvidia MX150
  • 15.6 inch IPS 1920 x 1080p (3rd Gen Corning Gorilla Glass)
  • Dual CPU Coolers
  • 8 GB (up to 16 GB) Dual Channel 2400mAh RAM
  • 256 GB PCIe x4 NVMe SSD
  • Supports 7 integrated Ports
  • Harman Infinity Custom Speakers (Dolby Atmos Equalizer)
  • 2 Antenna Dual Band WiFi 802.11ac
  • Fingerprint Sensor (on Touch Pad)
  • 2x Fully Functional USB Type C (Charging and Video Out support)
  • Weight: 1.95kg
  • 60 Wh battery with 1C Quick Charge Support (50% after 35mins)

Some key features according to Xiaomi:

  • Full Size Keyboard (19% larger area compared to the Macbook Pro)
  • Backlit Keyboard
  • Magnesium Alloy Frame
  • More Ports added

Read more: Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro

Availability? Xiaomi Mi Notebook Pro (Core i5, 8 + 256 GB SSD) retails at $899 Use Coupon Code: USOL36Read more

 

Xiaomi Mi Air 13 Kaby Lake Edition (2017): New Nvidia MX150 and Core i5 7200U. It is the latest reboot of the Xiaomi Mi Air 13, and comes with serious hardware for those who want more performance

(+) Faster Chipset, see a 10% increase in performance
(+) 8 GB RAM (Single Channel Mode, and supports Expansion up to 16GB – for dual channel)
(+) Nvidia 150MX (Faster than last years GT940MX, offers better gaming potential)
(+) Blistering fast Samsung NVME SSD, Expandable up to 256 GB
(+) High Quality 13.3 inch IPS 1080p Screen, Edge to Edge Glass (improved slightly over the 2016 version)
(+) The design hasn’t changed, similar hinge design
(+) Large Touchpad with Fingerprint Scanner
(+) Fast Dual Band Wireless Support (same Intel 8265 AC)
(+) Similar ports and Layout

Cons:

(-) Similar battery (hasn’t increased in capacity)
(-) Runs Hot and Thermal throttling is an issue especially on gaming (similar issue with the previous model)
(-) Still comes with inactivated Windows 10
(-) non touch screen

Availability? Xiaomi Mi Air 13 Kaby lake Edition (8+256GB SSD) retails at $779 (Use Coupon Code: Air13N or MiSuperDeal3 Read More

 

Teclast T10 Master Tablet is one surprisingly good Tablet, it offers a gorgeous 10.1 inch Fully Laminated Screen which is a joy to use. Overall, the tablet is one of the best mid-end tablet that I had tested.

Pros:

  • Gorgeous 10.1 inch IPS Fully Laminated 2560 x 1600 pixel Screen
  • Decent Performance and Multitasking
  • Premium All Aluminum Build
  • Rounded edges (Great Ergonomics)
  • Light and Slim for a 10 inch tablet (550g)
  • Surprisingly good gaming Performance
  • Clean OS, runs Smooth and very Stable
  • Tested with 64 GB Kingston TF Card and it is detected
  • Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box
  • Accurate and Reliable Fingerprint Scanner
  • Accurate and fast GPS Performance
  • Fast and Stable Dual Band WiFi Performance
  • Above Average Loudspeakers
  • 8 hours and 3 minutes Battery Life (8100mAh)

Cons:

  • No USB Type C
  • Terrible Rear Camera
  • No Charger included in the box

Updated: It comes with fast charger (12V 1.5A) – charges in just 3 hours

Availability? Teclast T10 retails at $229 (valid until Oct 15)Read more Full Review

 

Cube Mix Plus – is the most affordable Kaby Lake Powered Tablet available and it delivers every ounce of it. It is the successor to last years Cube i7 Book. Although it no design changes were made, it is now 10% faster. It comes with Intel Kaby Lake Core M3, 4 GB RAM, 128 GB Foresee SSD, Dual Band WiFi AC 3165 and Wacom Support.

(+) Faster than the Cube i7 Book
(+) Fastest and cheapest Kaby Lake Tablet
(+) Suited for Video Editing and Moderate Gaming
(+) Can run Dota 2, LOL, CSGO at 50-60fps at native 1080p
(+) Wacom Stylus works great
(+) Similar dimensions and design of the Cube i7 Book (Keyboards can be interchanged)
(+) Fast and Stable Wireless Support (Intel Wireless AC 3165)

(-) No design changes, expect for the color
(-) The design now is a bit old
(-) If used heavily, the temps can go as high as 90°C and thermal Throttles

WHERE TO BUY? Cube Mix Plus retails at $284 (Use Coupon Code: MIXPLUS)Read more

 

Update: This the 4th batch comes with Dual Band WiFi support, improved design and M.2 SSD Storage Option (ships on Oct 23)

Pros of the 4th batch of Jumper Ezbook 3 Pro:

  • Improved precision touch pad (much better response and usable)
  • Maintenance hatch and easy removal of slot for SSD storage expansion
  • Unlocked bios for TDP Power Limits
  • New version comes with Dual Band WiFi 802.11 ac
  • 6 GB RAM and Intel Apollo Lake N3450 Quad Core Chipset
  • One of the most affordable and recommended pure notebooks available
  • Great build quality with an all Metal build and a major improvement over the Ezbook 2 and Ezbook 3
  • Design based on Macbook Pro
  • Good Keyboard and Touchpad Performance (barely no keyboard flex, and Touchpad works great)
  • Smaller 13.3 inch IPS Anti-Glare Matte 1080p FHD Screen, good quality and usable even on direct sunlight
  • The display has a cool white tint to it
  • Good sounding loudspeakers, bass can be heard
  • Smaller Bezels at 10.5mm
  • 2x USB 3.0 Standard Slots
  • Great Battery Life (almost 10 hours on video playback, 7 hours on casual use such as web browsing and 3 hours on gaming)
  • Cooper Heatsink (offers great thermals 60-70°C on casual use), full temps reached is 78°C
  • You can charge the notebook in just 3 hours

Some Cons:

  • The screen of the Chuwi Lapbook Apollo is still better
  • No USB Type C
  • Non Touch Screen
  • The Jumper Ezbook 3S is a bit more exciting, well on paper

Availability? Jumper EZbook 3 Pro retails at $219 (Use Coupon Code: BOOKPRO) – Read more

 

The ALLDOCUBE Freer X9 is a small tablet that offers similar Ultra High resolution screen of the Teclast T10.

  • All Aluminum Build
  • 8.9 inch IPS OGS 2560 x 1600 pixels
  • Powered by Mid-end Mediatek MT8173 Quad Core and PowerVR Rogue GX6250
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC
  • Support for TF Card up to 64 GB
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • 13 mp Rear camera with AF
  • Dual Band WiFi Support
  • GPS Support
  • USB Type C Support
  • 5500mAh battery (Quick Charging support)

Availability? ALLDOCUBE Freer X9 retails at $169 (price until Oct 7)Read more

 

Xiaomi Mi Air 12 Kaby Lake version is an updated version of the popular Macbook Air clone. It now offers a 10% much faster Kaby Lake Chipset.

Strengths or PROS of the Xiaomi Mi Air 12 Kaby Lake

  • New KabyLake Chipet offers about 10% more in terms of Performance
  • Stunning Looks and Premium Grade Materials (100% All Aluminum)
  • Reminiscent of a Macbook look
  • Good Thermals (idle 31-39C), Gaming/Heavy load (60°C)
  • Fast SSD Storage (Samsung MZNTV128HDHP SSD )
  • Awesome 1080p IPS Display (Vibrant, Deep Contrast and Wide Viewing Angle)
  • End to End Glass Screen protected by Sapphire Glass
  • Good Quality Front Facing Camera (good for skype)
  • Decent AKG Loudspeakers (high volume, doesn’t distort and crisp sound)
  • Dolby Surround Sound Technology
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack has excellent Audio Quality, no static sounds
  • One of the better 1080p IPS Screen currently available
  • Sturdy hinge design for the screen (can be opened easily one handed)
  • Fast and Stable Dual Band WiFi 2.4/5GHz (Intel Dual Band Wireless AC-8260)
  • One of the best Keyboard and Touch pad I have ever tested
  • Good typing experience, 1.2mm spacing and good tactile feedback and LED Backlit
  • Quick Charging support (Fast Charger can quickly charge 40% to 90% in less than 1 hour)
  • Supports both USB 3.1 and USB Type C (supports external devices)
  • SSD can be upgraded to M.2 SSD
  • Can be used on Video Editing (1080p or lower), Photoshop etc…
  • 5-6 hours average battery life

CONS:

  • Non touch screen (despite the IPS panel) and even on the more expensive models
  • Intel HD615 (gaming potential is limited) – for better gaming, go for the Xiaomi Mi Air 13
  • Limited number of Ports (1x USB 3.0)
  • Comes with Chinese Win10 (only one with valid license), English version (cannot be activated)

Availability? Xiaomi Mi Air 12 (2017 Edition) 4+128 GB retails at $459 (Use Coupon Code: MILAP120)Read more

The Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 is great budget Notebook that offers a Surface Pro Screen. It also comes with a Retina Screen, Dual Band Band WiFi Support and M.2 Sata SSD Storage Expansion.

(+) Fully laminated Screen Similar to the Surface Pro 2017 Edition
(+) Amazing 12.3 inch IPS 2.7K Full Laminated Screen
(+) Supports M.2 SATA SSD and MicroSD Expansion support
(+) Powered by Intel Apollo Lake N3450 Chipset (Decent Performance)
(+) Equipped with 6 GB LPDDR3 RAM @ 1600MHz and 64 GB eMMC Toshiba
(+) Fast and Stable Dual Band WiFi AC 3165 and Bluetooth 4.0
(+) Runs an Activated Windows 10 Home Edition
(+) Comes with Standard size USB 3.0 Slots with real 3.0 Speeds
(+) Good Battery Life (up to 5 hours of use) and 12V 2A Charger

(-) Not ideal for gaming (Struggles on Dota 2, LOL etc…)
(-) Non Touch Screen
(-) Lackluster Camera and Loudspeaker Performance)

Read more here: Chuwi Lapbook 12.3

Availability? Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 retails at $289 (Use Coupon Code: CHUWI123)

 

The Chuwi Hi13 is another Surface Book clone that offers 3K Screen with a 1024 Pressure Sensitivity Stylus Pen. It is powered by Intel Apollo Lake N3450 with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC.

(+) Premium build quality and design
(+) Premium build of the keyboard
(+) 1024 HiPen Sensitivity H3 Stylus (Works great with Palmar Rejection)
(+) Stylus works great on built in drawing or graphics apps except for Photoshop
(+) Fast and Stable Dual Band Wireless (
(+) Runs on acceptable temps
(+) Huge 10,000mAh battery

(-) Performance is not the best, you can see that the CPU is bottlenecks the screen
(-) Dota 2, LOL runs below 20fps, making it unplayable
(-) Input lag on the Photoshop (only on this App) other built in apps works great
(-) Only eMMC Storage, no SSD
(-) Heavy (2kg including the keyboard)
(-) No USB 3.0 Standard Slot

You can read more here: Chuwi Hi13 Full Review

Where to Buy? Chuwi Hi13 retails at $277 (Use Coupon Code: Hi13GB)

 

The Chuwi Hi12 is the predecessor to the Chuwi Hi13. It is slower with only an Intel Atom Z8350 Chip underneath but offers Dual OS Support, better battery life and Standard USB 3.0 Slots available. Also its main selling point is the gorgeous 2K Display.

(+) Gorgeous 2K (2160 x 1440 pixel screen)
(+) Dual OS Support
(+) Active Stylus Support with 256 pressure sensitivity
(+) Standard USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 Slots available
(+) Equipped with 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC Storage but is Expandable up to 128 GB
(+) All aluminum build
(+) Great Battery life (up to 8 hours of casual use)

(-) there is no Dual Band WiFi Support

You can read more here: Chuwi Hi12 Z8350 version

Where to Buy? Chuwi Hi12 Z8350 retails at $204 (Use Coupon Code: CHi12V)

 

Lenovo P8 is an affordable 8.0 inch Android Tablet that offers a decent midranger Snapdragon 625 chipset, great screen and long battery life.

(+) Powered by Midranger Snapdragon 625 Chipset with Adreno 506
Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
(+) Dual Band Wireless Support
(+) 8.0 inch IPS 1920 x 1200 pixels
(+) Equipped with 3 G RAM and 16 GB eMMC Storage
(+) Long Battery Life (4250mAh)

Read more here: Lenovo P8

Availability Lenovo P8 retails at $139 (Use Coupon Code: Lenovo01)

 

Here are the highlights of the Jumper Ezbook 3S:

  • Slightly improved build quality from the Jumper Ezbook 3s
  • Keyboard flex is a bit better compared to the last version
  • Upgraded to Intel Apollo Lake N3450 Quad Core versus N3350 Dual Core
  • Comes with 6 GB RAM LPDDR3 out of the box
  • 256 GB Foresee SSD Drive (510 Read Speeds and 520 Write speeds) – decent SSD Drive to boot
  • Good Thermals, around 79-80°C (Cooper Heatsink)
  • 14.1 inch Anti-Glare TN Panel 1080p
  • 64 bit Windows 10 Home Edition (some do come with Chinese version, so please clarify)
  • 2x USB 3.0 Standard Sizes

Some Cons:

  • Plastic Construction (mostly Plastic)
  • non – IPS Screen
  • Not great gaming performance (Dota 2, CSGO, LOL etc…)
  • only Wireless N (No Dual Band WiFi)
  • No USB Type C

Read more: Jumper Ezbook 3S

Where you can get? Jumper Ezbook 3s retails at $289 (valid until Oct 18)Read more

 

FNF iFive Mini 4s is an ultra budget Android Tablet that offers surprisingly great build quality and features. It has a Fully Laminated Screen, which is rare at this price range and a Retina Display, the same you see with the iPad Mini 2 or 3.

Highlights of the FNF ifive Mini 4S:

  • Powered by RK3288 Quad Core Chipset
  • Good for light to moderate games
  • 6 Axis Gyroscope for gaming
  • Same screen with iPad Mini 2/3 (Retina Display), 4:3 Screen Ratio
  • Accurate Touch Accuracy, Fully laminated screen
  • Dual Sided Glass (Front and Rear)
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dual Band WiFi Support, Bluetooth 4.1
  • 4800mAh battery
  • Dual Sided Glass Design and metal frame (although it is a fingerprint magnet)

Limitations:

  • Average Battery Life at just 4 hours of casual use (mainly because of the 2K Display)
  • Average Speakers
  • Mali-T760 and 2K Retina Display not really for heavy gaming (bottleneck GPU)
  • No USB Type C Support
  • No GPS
  • No Quick Charging Support (2.5-3 hours charging time)

Availability? FNF ifive Mini 4S retails at $89 (Use Coupon Code: USOL29)Read more

 

 

Cube iPlay10 U83 is an Ultra Budget Sub$100 Tablet that offers Dual Band WiFi Support and built in GPS.

(+) Powered by Mediatek MT8163 Quad Core Chipset
(+) Equipped with 2 GB RAM and 32 GB eMMC
(+) Dual Band WiFi Support
(+) built in GPS (good performance)
(+) Runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box
(+) 10.6 inch IPS 1920 x 1080 pixels
(+) 7 hours battery life (6000mAh)

Availability? Cube iPlay10 U83 at $85 (Use Coupon Code: CUBEIPLAY)Read more

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