The electronics market is undergoing a paradigm shift in terms of availability and access ever since Chinese manufacturers entered the mainstream with an aggressive pricing strategy that involves undercutting the value of established brands by rolling out laptops that deliver on the promise of advanced features and specs at almost unbelievably affordable price points.
That strategy has started yielding results by putting a dent in the market share of legacy brands such as Samsung, Sony, LG, Microsoft, Dell, and even Apple. While this rapid rise in popularity was once limited to smartphones, thanks to Xiaomis and OnePluses, ripples are now being [...]
The Chuwi SurBook that has been promoted and marketed as an affordable 2-in-1 PC tablet looks like a spitting image of the Microsoft’s Surface Pro 4. However, SurBook, which took form as an IndieGoGo campaign promises to pack the 2-in-1 punch minus the hefty price tag. It is pitched as an interesting alternative to the pricey Surface Pro, and delivers admirably well on that premise.Chuwi SurBook Tablet’s Design
The SurBook is essentially a replica of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 as far as the looks and design are concerned. This 2-in-1 tablet PC from Chuwi sports the same 12.3-inch diagonal screen size, 2736×1824 [...]
Over the past few months, different models of laptops ‘inspired’ by the iconic Apple MacBook have been rolled out by several young start-ups and electronics manufacturers. The Chuwi Lapbook Air by the Chinese vendor Chuwi is also a manifestation of this trend. The notebook does not differ much from Apple’s MacBook, at least in terms of looks and design. It is also no coincidence that Chuwi has chosen to add ‘Air’ to the name of its latest offering. If you have ever wished for a MacBook Air that could run Windows, this is perhaps the closest you will get to it.
The Chuwi Lapbook Air has definitely got the looks, but does it deliver in [...]