Almost a year after the release of Chuwi AeroBook, funded with crowdfunding and landed on the market at a price of $450. The Chinese company has decided to expand the family with a new larger and more powerful model. Its Chuwi AeroBook Pro and – in this case too – this production will be linked to a fundraiser on Indiegogo which will be live on Indiegogo after 12 days (as indicated by the countdown on the official website ). Chuwi AeroBook Pro is a new ultraportable with a 15.6-inch UHD 4K display. Intel Core i5 processor and 8 / 256GB of memory in an all-metal chassis.
Chuwi AeroBook Pro will be built with an all-metal chassis with an ultra-thin design (15.9 mm thick and 1.53 Kg). And will feature a large 15.6-inch UHD 4K display (3840 x 2160 pixels) with pixel density equal to 282PPI. Frames of a few millimeters, color coverage of 100% sRGB and a maximum brightness of 340 nits, for images with vivid and realistic colors. The base will then be occupied by a full-size keyboard with a numeric keypad and comfortable touchpad.
Moving on to the hardware platform, like the MacBook Pro. The new AeroBook Pro has an Intel Core i5-6287U (Skylake) dual-core processor up to 3.5GHz. With the Intel Graphics 550 graphics subsystem up to 1100 MHz, but still competitive from a performance point of view that should improve data processing and graphics capacity, making video editing, entertainment, and office work easier. Onboard also 8GB of LPDDR4 RAM and 256GB of storage on SSD drive, further expandable with a free M.2 PCIe slot.
The data sheet closes with a 60W battery which should ensure approximately 8 hours of autonomy. In video playback for single charging and a very complete set of interfaces which includes a USB 3.0. A full-featured USB Type-C (power supply, data, and video signal) and an HDMI.
Although at the moment we do not have precise information on availability. And the various options offered to early birds. Chuwi has nevertheless released an image and the main technical specifications of AeroBook Pro. An ultraportable notebook for productivity on the move. Chuwi AeroBook Pro 15.6 will be launched on Indiegogo at the end of March at the price of $599 dollars (about 550 euros). Anyone interested can register by leaving their email at the bottom of this page. To get a small discount on the price when the notebook goes on sale. For more information, please consult the official Chuwi website.