CHUWI Release the Hi9 Plus 2-in-1 Tablet: iPad Pro on a Budge

The world’s most influential HK Consumer Electronics exhibition, started from 18th to 21st , October. The booth is located at 1K06. CHUWI, a tablet/laptop manufacturer based in China, launched its new 2-in-1 tablet, Hi9 Plus, which attracted much attention as soon as it appeared.

How do Android office tablets, like CHUWI Hi9 Plus perform against the Windows 10 Surface and iOS iPad?

CHUWI Hi9 Plus is equipped with a 10.8-inch IPS screen with a resolution of 2560 * 1600, reaching an astonishing 2.5K with pixel density of 280 ppi, higher than the 264 PPI of the iPad Pro and 217 PPI of Surface Go.

Besides, Hi9 Plus applies expensive OGS full lamination technology, to create an outstanding display effect.

In terms of performance, Hi9 Plus is equipped with an MTK Helio X27 deca-core processor, the main frequency reaching up to 2.6 GHz; Mali-T880 MP4 GPU clocked at 875 MHz, which achieves 140% improved performance. For the storage, Hi9 Plus adopts 4GB+64GB and supports 128GB TF card expansion. Hi9 Plus is equipped with 7000mAh polymer battery on the basis of thin body to 8.4mm. According to CHUWI’s introduction, super-capacity batteries with advanced MiraVision smart screen technology and  power management of Android 8.0, Hi9 Plus can continuously play video over 10 hours, more than 15 days of worry-free standby.

As a mobile office tablet, CHUWI Hi9 Plus, in line with Surface and iPad, is equipped with a docking interface. Thus it can be turned into a laptop with a docking keyboard. In addition, Hi9 Plus also supports the CHUWI H3 stylus. The 1024-level high-precision stylus can also recognize writing and painting angles less than 30 degrees, bringing richer and more delicate strokes.

Hi9 Plus not only supports 2.4 GHz/5.0 GHz dual-band network but also supports 4G LTE, dual-SIM, and dual-standby.

Finally, portability. CHUWI Hi9 Plus combines such a high-performance specs with a total body weight of 500g, slightly heavier than the iPad Pro(477g), but lighter than the Surface Go(522g).

In summary, we can see that Hi9 Plus is as powerful as Surface and iPad as a office tablet. Compared to Surface and the iPad, which cost more than $400 or $500, Hi9 Plus sells for $199, which is the best choice for office tablet.

Hi9 Plus is to be sold on major e-commerce platforms., such as Gearbest, Aliexpress and Amazon. Interested partners can focus on the official website, Facebook or Twitter of CHUWI for consulting.

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Chris cut his teeth on games with the original NES. Since then, games and technology have become a passion. He currently acts as the Hardware Editor for and

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