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Chuwi announces Lapbook 12.3 with Apollo Lake

Chuwi announces Lapbook 12.3 with Apollo Lake
Chuwi announces Lapbook 12.3 with Apollo Lake
The Lapbook 12.3 is coming this month with its oddball native 2736 x 1824 resolution display and Celeron N3450 SoC.

Chinese manufacturers have been slowly launching their own alternatives to the successful Surface Pro 4 tablet with unique 3:2 laptops. Cube, for example, recently announced its i35 "Thinker" laptop that features an uncommon native display resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels.

The latest 3:2 notebook to come from China is the Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 that will feature a 3:2 2736 x 1824 resolution display. Unlike the Surface Pro 4, however, it will sport an Apollo Lake Celeron N3450 processor with 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage space. The chassis appears to be a metal unibody design not unlike the Apple MacBook series.

Other features include a MicroSD slot, 2x USB Type-A (USB 3.0 and 2.0), mini-HDMI, Bluetooth, 802.11ac, and a M.2 2242 SSD drive.

The Chuwi Lapbook 12.3 will launch later this month with an unofficial launch price of around $300 to $350 USD according to Tech Tablets. Chuwi recently announced the 14-inch Lapbook 14.1 and 13.5-inch Hi13, both of which also sport super-thin designs for inexpensive starting prices.

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Allen Ngo, 2017-04- 8 (Update: 2017-04- 8)
Allen Ngo
Allen Ngo - US Editor in Chief
After graduating with a B.S. in environmental hydrodynamics from the University of California, I studied reactor physics to become licensed by the U.S. NRC to operate nuclear reactors. There's a striking level of appreciation you gain for everyday consumer electronics after working with modern nuclear reactivity systems astonishingly powered by computers from the 80s. When I'm not managing day-to-day activities and US review articles on Notebookcheck, you can catch me following the eSports scene and the latest gaming news.