Chuwi recently is busy with two products, Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 and Chuwi Surbook, the former one is a high-end 12.3 inch RAM 6GB laptop, the latter is a most affordable 2-in-1 tablet pc, which can also be regarded as a laptop. Therefore, you may be very confused about them, which one is more worthwhile to buy? And which is more practical now?
Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 has 29.30 x 20.00 x 1.50 cm / 11.54 x 7.87 x 0.59 inches dimensions, 1.0430 kg weight, while Chuwi Surbook has 297.8 x 203.3 x 9.4 mm dimensions, 967 Grams with battery, but without the keyboard, so it is normal that Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 is a little heavier than that of Surbook, but they both has 12.3 inch 2k IPS screen with 2736 x 1824 Pixels resolution, which is the highest resolution on a 12.3 inch tablet pc, therefore, it will bring higher image, video playing quality. You can regard it as TV to watch stunning quality tv shows. As for interfaces, Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 has 1 x USB 3.0+1 x USB2.0, a mini HDMI slot, a DC jack, and a 3.5mm headphone jack, while Chuwi Surbook has a USB Type C, two USB 3.0 A, a headphone jack, a microphone, a micro SD card and two stereo speakers.
CHUWI LapBook 12.3 and Chuwi Surbook are both powered by Intel Celeron Processor N3450 Quad Core 1.1GHz, up to 2.2GHz processor, RAM 6GB, the former one has ROM 64GB, the latter one has 64GB and 128GB ROM. Compared with previous generation, ‘Cherry Trail’ , N3450 processor can offer performance improvement and fine tuned power management gives a more durable battery life. They both can handle different kinds of tasking, playing HD videos and running 3D games very rapidly. And they both have RAM 6GB to enable multi-tasking better and faster. You can store many files as you want.
CHUWI LapBook 12.3 has 0.3MP front camera to allow you to face chatting with your family or friends, it is built in 7.6V / 8000mAh, Li-ion polymer battery which can support about 8 hours standby time, running Windows 10 OS, while Chuwi Surbook has dual camera, 5MP back and 2MP front, after all it can be used as a tablet pc to take photos freely. And it has larger battery, 10000mAh capacity, which can support longer time than Lapbook 12.3, it also runs Windows 10 OS.
Therefore, Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 and Chuwi Surbook have some similarities in design, hardware, OS, but different in battery, camera, price, etc. Chuwi Surbook aims at 2-in-1 notebook to beat Microsoft Surface book, Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 aims at lighter and more convenient office work. Of course Chuwi Surbook sells higher a little. Right now Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 sells at $289.99 with using coupon code: CHUWI123 from Gearbest , while Chuwi Surbook is exclusively crowdfunding on Indiegogo. The Chuwi Surbook itself with RAM 6GB ROM 64GB sells at $309, Chuwi Surbook 6GB 64GB with a keybaord and stylus pen at $369, Chuwi Surbook 6GB 128GB with a keybaord and stylus pen at $429, only 10 days left, as you know the crowdfunding price is the cheapest one, just hurry up! By the way, if you want any technical support, just ask Chuwi official here.
Update on Sept.5:
Use coupon code: Intel03 to catch Chuwi Surbook 128gb at $419.99
Update Sept.1, 2017:
Use coupon code: CHUWI123 to get Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 at $299.99.