1. Cube i7 Book Unboxing Review & Appearance
CUBE i7 Book package is a pure white rectangular box. There is no exaggerated LOGO brand exposed on, but printed with product characteristics with the stamping process and Application Scenarios icon. The stamping is used with highly reflective silver material.
Open the box, you can see the Cube i7 Book is wrapped in a white bag. Surrounding the box is wrapped with a thick of sponge to prevent damage during transportation. At beside, there is an user manual, warranty card, a mini USB3.0 OTG cable in the small box.
It is equipped with protective film on factory.
There is only a Windows virtual key below the entire front panel, which is very simple and generous. Above hidden with a 200w pixel front camera.
The back of the fuselage is blue gem. Above printed with the brand, model, origin name, and Intel's Logo and so on. At the top, there is a black strip. At the middle of the strip, it is a 500w pixel back camera.
At the side of the back printed with interface instructions, including DC 12V charging port, USB 3.0 (mini) interface, Type-C USB port, TF card slot and headphone jack.
However, both the two interfaces are very advanced, in particular, USB3.0 can dramatically increase the transmission speed.
Tablet is very thin, thickness only 9.6mm, and weighs 710g. There is not a lot of pressure for hand holding.
Here is the back 500W camera.
There are two speakers, both are located at the opposite side of the interfaces.
At the top is power button and volume button.
Then is the keyboard. The keyboard key processes and feel are pretty good. More importantly, it has a touch pad with a large area, with which you can make some simple gestures. But the weight of the keyboard is slightly larger. Tablet weighs 710g, if the keyboard is too slight, after the merger,it will lead to the instability of gravity. The full weight reaches to 1370g, as for 10-inch notebook, it is quite a little heavier.
Keyboard work is very solid. There are four plastic pads to prevent wear while fixing the machine not slide freely at the four corners.
The most important is that there are two standard USB interfaces on the keyboard, which separatly located at the side of the keyboard and near the shaft. With the two standard USB interfaces, Cube i7 Book tablet scalability is sure to be significantly improved.
After connected the tablet and keyboard, it became a full-featured portable notebook.
Once closed, the overall is still very coordinated.
Wacom stylus is a big bonus item.
The external power supply is slightly larger, the output is 12V/2.5A.
2. Various combination forms and application scenariosThis mode is the laptop mode.
Anti-plug the keyboard and the screen is folded into an angle as shown, it can be regarded bracket mode.
Here is the legendary tent model, which seems to more stable than cradle mode.
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About scenarios, the Cube i7 Book main application scenario are for cafe or travelling, and to meet with mild office and entertainment, mainly dealing with documents, watching videos and so on. Secondly, it can also meet the demand of some artists for improvisation.
3. Cube i7 Book performance and use experience
First is about the Three Big performances: CPU, Storage and Hard drive.
The performance of the Intel Gen6 Skylake architecture Core M 6Y30 CPU has been upgraded very obviously. 4GB memory can run most applications smoothly. 64GB SSD storage, though capacity fees slightly smaller, after all, the system accounted a lot. Fortunately, it support extend up to 128GB TF card.
Specs: Supports Wi-Fi 802.11a / b / g / n (2.4GHz / 5GHz) dual antenna design
Module Model: intel 3165D2W (Wwifi, Bluetooth combo module)
About USB 3.0: Connect the USB3.0 interface via an OTG cable, copying from the hard disk to local is 63M/s rate, which has a very significant upgrade than USB2.0 port.
About Battery life: Under Flight mode, 50% brightness broadcast local 1080P video, it will take about 5% power consumption every 18 minutes and should be able to play about 6 hours in total. As for the Standby time, put out the screen at bedtime, eight hours later, power consumption takes about 5%, which suggests that it supports 160 hours standby.
About Handwriting: Cube i7 Book has a better handwriting experience than the Surface Pro3 on test, though it also has a little delay but very slight.
Last is the back camera: 500W back camera, having is better than no.
This is a high-cost, smooth running speed with rich functions 2 in 1 tablet notebook product. Unfortunately some little details still need to be optimized. However, if you have not too much budget with not too high demands, it is just the best choice for you!