Chuwi Surbook Mini – 3:2 Screen, Fully Laminated and Surface Pro Design

The Chuwi Surbook Mini is expected to rival the Cube KNote with almost identical features. But it is cheaper and comes with Surface Pro Design.

SpecsChuwi Surbook Mini
ChipsetIntel Apollo Lake N3450 Quad Core 1.1-2.2GHz
GPU: Intel Graphics 500
MemoryRAM: 4 GB LPDDR3
ROM: 64 GB eMMC 5.1
Expansion: Supports up to 128 GB MicroSD
OSWindows 10/Ubunto
Display10.8 inch IPS Fully Laminated
3:2 Aspect Ratio
1920 x 1280
CamerasRear: 5.0 mp
Front: 2.0 mp
ConnectivityDual Band WiFi 802.11 ac/b/g/n (2.4/5GHz)
Bluetooth 4.0
SensorsGravity
IO2x USB 3.0
1x USB Type C
1x 3.5mm Audio Port
1x TF Card Slot
Dimensions276.4 x 184.8 x 8.8 cm
Weight: 753g
BatteryLiPo 8000mAh
Charger: 12V 2A (Charges fully in just 3 hrs)

Where to Buy?

Chuwi Surbook Mini at $249 (until Nov 20)

Ships on Dec 2

You may be interested: US Warehouse Sale (80%)

Chuwi’s answer to Alldocube KNote?

More likely, at first glance, you can definitely see the similarities between the two. But the much cheaper price tag of Chuwi Surbook Mini would be its biggest selling point. Also one major difference is that the Surbook Mini design is based on the Surface Pro 4, that includes kickstand and keyboard placement similarities. It also has a 3:2 Aspect Screen and offers a bit more IO’s.

Major difference between the Chuwi Surbook Mini and Alldocube KNote?

SpecsChuwi Surbook MiniAlldocube KNote
DesignSurface 2 in 1
Kickstand Adjustable up to 125°
Matebook Design
ChipsetIntel Apollo Lake N3450Intel Apollo Lake N3450
MemoryRAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB eMMC
Expansion Support
RAM: 6 GB
ROM: 128 GB eMMC
Expansion Support
OSWindows 10/UbuntoWindows 10
Display10.8 inch IPS OGS Fully Laminated
3:2 Aspect Ratio
1920 x 1280 pixels
11.6 inch IPS OGS Fully Laminated
16:9 Aspect Ratio
1920 x 1080 pixels
ConnectivityDual Band WiFi
Bluetooth 4.0
Dual Band WiFi
Bluetooth 4.0
IOUSB 3.0 (USB-A)
USB Type C
USB Type C
BatteryLiPo 8000mAh
Charger: 12V 2A
4000mAh
Charger: 12V 5A

Which one do you prefer? Alldocube KNote at $384

Highlights of the Chuwi Surbook Mini:

  • 125 degrees stepless Kickstand (Surface Book 2 in 1 design)
  • 10.8 inch 1920 x 1280 pixels Fully Laminated Screen, 450nits
  • MagicColor Panel
  • 3:2 Aspect Ratio Screen
  • Powered by Intel Apollo Lake N3450 Quad Core
  • 4 GB RAM and 64 GB eMMC
  • 2x USB 3.0 Ports
  • USB Type C supports video/audio/data transmission and PD Charge Function
  • Dual Band WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4/5GHz)
  • Packs a 8000mAh Battery with a 12V 2A Charger (fully charged in just 3 hours)
  • Estimated worktime 5 hours video playback

This article has 4 Comments

  1. Hi, I just wanted to ask, if the Chuwi Tablets normally only work with their own original stylus pens, or also with other ones? Because this one comes up with the Hipen H2, which isn’t a great stylus?!
    Thanks

    1. Hello Tobias,

      I have more experience with the HiPen H3 of the Chuwi Hi13. Both Stylus are quite different, the HiPen h2 only works on the Chuwi Hi12.

      Best Regards,
      Vince

  2. Hmmm, but regarding to the description on Gearbest, it works with the Hipen H2. (Which is also used for the Chuwi Hi 10 Pro/Plus if I’m right)?
    Could you recommend this tablet, if I use it only for my studies (pdf, office, internet)? Of course a fine Stylus or Keypad as an extra would be fine 🙂

    1. Hello Tobias,

      I will be reviewing this tablet as soon as it is available. I could not really say if the stylus great or not. But, I don’t think it has the same accuracy and sensitivity offered on the Chuwi Hi13.

      Best Regards,
      Vince

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