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Chuwi MiniBook Series

Chuwi MiniBook XProcessor: Intel Amber Lake m3-8100Y, Intel Gemini Lake Celeron N4100, Intel Jasper Lake Celeron N5100
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU), Intel UHD Graphics 600, Intel UHD Graphics 615
Display: 8.00 inch, 10.80 inch
Weight: 0.65kg, 0.662kg, 0.918kg
Price: 430 euro
Average Score: 72.24% - average
Average of 9 scores (from 8 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 55%, features: 55%, display: 81%, mobility: 70%, workmanship: 83%, ergonomy: 27%, emissions: 87%

 

Chuwi MiniBook CWI526

Specifications

Chuwi MiniBook CWI526Notebook: Chuwi MiniBook CWI526
Processor: Intel Gemini Lake Celeron N4100
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 600
Display: 8.00 inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Weight: 0.662kg
Price: 430 euro
Links: Chuwi homepage

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Average Score: 70% - average

Average of 6 scores (from 6 reviews)

 

76.2% Chuwi at its Best: Chuwi MiniBook Netbook Review | Notebookcheck
The Chuwi MiniBook is surprisingly a well-balanced and versatile netbook with its respectable system performance, bright 1080p touchscreen, and selection of ports. The unorthodox keyboard layout and twitchy mouse button will take some getting used to.
60% Chuwi MiniBook Review: Big potential with small problems
Source: Slashgear English
As with any unconventional device, the biggest question that will come to consumers’ minds is “why”. After all, for $500, the starting price of the Core m3 configuration with 8 GB RAM, you could probably get a more powerful laptop that’s more comfortable to type on. You won’t, however, be able to find a laptop of that price that you can drop in a small bag or big purse, definitely not one that can outperform even cheaper notebooks running on Intel Celerons and Pentiums.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
60% Chuwi MiniBook Review: Big potential with small problems
Source: Slashgear English
As with any unconventional device, the biggest question that will come to consumers’ minds is “why”. After all, for $500, the starting price of the Core m3 configuration with 8 GB RAM, you could probably get a more powerful laptop that’s more comfortable to type on. You won’t, however, be able to find a laptop of that price that you can drop in a small bag or big purse, definitely not one that can outperform even cheaper notebooks running on Intel Celerons and Pentiums.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/13/2019
Rating: Total score: 60%
80% Chuwi MiniBook 8: The Netbook Makes a Comeback?
Source: Make Use Of English
For most people, a single question can help you determine whether you should buy the Chuwi MiniBook 8″: How important is a small size for you? If mobility is your number one concern, getting used to the cramped keyboard and less-than-perfect mouse replacement won’t be a waste of your time. That said, it may be tough to come to terms with the price. Considering the power that’s packed into its tiny frame, this computer isn’t overpriced. It just feels like it should cost less than it does, given the small size. Given the lower price of other Chuwi computers like the excellent 14.1-inch Lapbook, the price feels even more like an anomaly.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Chuwi MiniBook 8: The Netbook Makes a Comeback?
Source: Make Use Of English
For most people, a single question can help you determine whether you should buy the Chuwi MiniBook 8″: How important is a small size for you? If mobility is your number one concern, getting used to the cramped keyboard and less-than-perfect mouse replacement won’t be a waste of your time. That said, it may be tough to come to terms with the price. Considering the power that’s packed into its tiny frame, this computer isn’t overpriced. It just feels like it should cost less than it does, given the small size. Given the lower price of other Chuwi computers like the excellent 14.1-inch Lapbook, the price feels even more like an anomaly.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2019
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Chuwi Minibook 2-in-1 laptop review
Source: Techradar English
The Chuwi MiniBook 2-in-1 laptop is an engineering feat but probably not what we’d call a productivity champion. It will get heads to turn but you will definitely get more done on a traditional laptop. The keyboard and pointing device are simply not good or comfortable enough.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%
70% Chuwi Minibook 2-in-1 laptop review
Source: Techradar English
The Chuwi MiniBook 2-in-1 laptop is an engineering feat but probably not what we’d call a productivity champion. It will get heads to turn but you will definitely get more done on a traditional laptop. The keyboard and pointing device are simply not good or comfortable enough.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/18/2019
Rating: Total score: 70%

 

Chuwi Minibook, m3-8100Y

Specifications

Chuwi Minibook, m3-8100YNotebook: Chuwi Minibook, m3-8100Y
Processor: Intel Amber Lake m3-8100Y
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics 615
Display: 8.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 0.65kg
Links: Chuwi homepage

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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

80% Chuwi Minibook Review
Source: Tweakers Dutch NL→EN
User Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 07/25/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%

 

Chuwi MiniBook X

Specifications

Chuwi MiniBook XNotebook: Chuwi MiniBook X
Processor: Intel Jasper Lake Celeron N5100
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU)
Display: 10.80 inch, 16:10, 2560 x 1600 pixels
Weight: 0.918kg
Links: Chuwi homepage

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Average Score: 74% - average

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

74% Recensione Chuwi MiniBook X: pensavo fosse amore, invece...
Source: Smart World Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/04/2022
Rating: Total score: 74% price: 75% features: 70% display: 80% mobility: 55% ergonomy: 5%

 

Comment

Chuwi:


Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

Intel UHD Graphics 600: Integrated low-end graphics adapter with DirectX 12 support, which can be found in some ULV SoCs from the Gemini Lake series. Compared to the HD Graphics 500, the 600 offers improved display outputs. Compared to the faster UHD Graphics 605, the 600 offers less shaders at lower clock speeds.

Intel UHD Graphics 615: Integrated graphics card in some Amber Lake Y-series processors (5 Watt TDP) with 24 EUs (GT2) and no dedicated graphics memory. Clocks with up to 1000 MHz depending on the CPU Model.

Intel UHD Graphics (Jasper Lake 24 EU): Integrated graphics card in Intel Jasper Lake Celeron mid range models based on the Gen. 11 architecture. Offers 24 of the 32 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model ranging from 350 MHz base to 900 MHz boost. The Jasper Lake chips are produced in the 10nm process at Intel produced (similar to Ice Lake).

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Gemini Lake:

Celeron N4100: Low power quad-core SoC from the Gemini Lake series for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocks between 1.1-2.4 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter.

Intel Amber Lake:

m3-8100Y: Extremely efficient ULV-SoC (System-on-a-Chip) for tablets and fanless notebooks based on the Amber Lake architecture which is basically a Kaby Lake chip produced in the  improved 14nm+ process (no 14nm++) with higher clock speeds and 5 Watt TDP. Includes two CPU cores clocked at 1.1-3.4 GHz with Hyper Threading support as well as a graphics adapter.

Intel Jasper Lake:

Celeron N5100: Low power quad-core SoC from the Jasper Lake series for inexpensive notebooks. Runs with clocks between 1.1 - 2.8 GHz and integrates a DirectX 12 capable graphics adapter with 24 EUs and up 800 MHz. The CPU cores are smaller and slower than in the Core CPUs (e.g. Ice Lake) but manufactured in the same 10nm process.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.65 kg:

This weight is typical for small tablets.

0.918 kg:

Mainly, bigger-sized tablets and convertibles weigh as much.


72.24%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2021-09-25)