LAS VEGAS, NV – This yr at CES, Chuwi is displaying off a few new units that they’ve within the pipeline. These are usually not but prepared for manufacturing, so we don’t have the entire particulars, but it surely seems like firm may have some attention-grabbing merchandise for later this yr.
First up is the GBox Professional, which is a mini PC primarily based round an unnamed Eightth Technology Core i5 processor with HBM2 GPU, which is probably going the simply introduced Core i5-8305G processor, which is a quad-core processor mated with 20 Vega M CUs. It ought to provide fairly affordable efficiency in a small type issue, if Chuwi releases it. Different particulars are nonetheless up within the air, but when launched, it’s going to include a distant management within the field, which means it may be an amazing place to begin for a HTPC.
By no means one to shrink back from utilizing different firm’s product names, Chuwi can be displaying off the Hi9 Air. This Android Eight.zero pill has a 10.Eight-inch show with a three:2 facet ratio and a 1920×1280 decision. There’s 64 GB of inside storage, plus microSD enlargement. It’s powered by the Medatek 8176, which is a dual-core Cortex A72 CPU together with a quad-core Cortex A53 cluster, and PowerVR GX6250 GPU. The pill additionally has a 5 MP entrance digital camera and eight MP rear digital camera. Chuwi is aiming for skinny and light-weight with this mannequin, therefore the Air identify.
Following the discharge of their Apollo Lake powered SurBook in 2017, Chuwi can be demonstrating the Gemini Lake powered SurBook Professional. It has a 12-inch three:2 show which is 2160×1440. RAM is four GB, and storage is 64 GB and may be expanded with microSD as nicely.
Probably the most attention-grabbing a part of that is the Gemini Lake SoC, which we’re hoping to get our palms on quickly to see the way it improves the scenario in comparison with Apollo Lake, and as importantly, to the Qualcomm SD835 which is displaying up in additional units at CES this week.
As these are simply prototypes in the mean time, Chuwi doesn’t have any additional pricing or launch dates presently, however contemplating their different merchandise, pricing needs to be very aggressive.