Cube Tablet has released a new 10.1 inch Cube iwork10 Flagship Tablet, which can be conntected with a detachable keyboard, which has catched the trends of transforming into notebook from tablet pc, and adopts the full new Shaft Keyboard design, supports many types of deformation operation mode. Here let's see how will it preform.
Judging from the configuration, iwork10 flagship is more similar as the previous Cube iwork11 Stylus model, with the same Intel Cherry Trail processor, 4GB RAM large memory, USB3.0 high-speed interface, dual stereo speakers, dual cameras, as well as the same dark metal style on the appearance. The main changes, first is the above mentioned magnetic keyboard, which owns a more flexible multi-shaft type, not just fixed as the iwork11 stylus. Second is pre-installed system has been upgraded to 64bit from 32bit, which can better support 4GB large memory. Last is the screen size, it use a smaller 10.1 inch screen than the 10.6 inch, while still with FHD resolution. However, the new model is not equipped with electromagnetic screen, but with more common capacitive touch screen, as a result, the price is much cheaper than the iwork11 stylus.
Tablet and keyboard packages are separated
Magnetic adsorption keyboards of the previous domestic tablets are equipped with plastic material, but from CUBE i7 tablet, it has been equipped with a metal keyboard, which has a better texture and will be more solid. Moreover, it provides complete key bit area. Number keys and F1 ~ F12 keys are independent, which is sure to be more convenient for using. Note: Because the price of the keyboard assembly itself is expensive, it is not in the standard accessories and need to purchased separately.
The shape style of the Cube iwork10 Ultimate has almost the same design of the Cube i7. Dark metal body, more simple and elegant. At the bottom, there is a magnetic adsorption interface and two fixed card, which can be directly embedded in the keyboard.
After connected with the keyboard, it can be opened at 120 degrees around, which can be rigidly supported at any angle, just like a small portable laptop. Moreover, there is also a standard USB interfaces on each side of the keyboard dock for you to connect with USB disk and mouse.
At the front of the Fuselage, there is a video camera, while the pixel is not high, both marked with 200W pixels of the front and back camera. In fact, it can only support to shoot 1280 x 720 HD level file. Windows logo key below the screen will not be use too often.
It has almost the same design of the key area, above the left are the power and volume buttons.
At the right, there are dual speakers, with pretty good sound effect.
Other interfaces are focused on the left side of the machine. From top to bottom, including the headphone jack, HDMI output port, USB2.0 (charging) port, USB3.0 expansion interface and TF card slot. Compared with the previous product, there is no DC charging port.
Tablet weighs 615g, and keyboard weighs 580g,total less than 1200g, with 17mm thickness, judging as a notebook, it is relatively thin and light.
CUBE iwork 10 flagship screen specs is 10.1 inch 1920 * 1200 pixels. IPS panel provides excellent color and wide viewing angle, no matter how deformed for using, it can show a fine display without color cast, which do much better than lots of smaller notebooks.
Cube's latest new Intel tablets are installed with Windows 10 operating system. However, compared with the same processor products, such as the previous Cube iwork8 Ultimate and the Cube iwork11 stylus are equipped with 32Bit OS, and this model uses 64bit OS with 64bit processor.
As for the system information, 4GB memory can be properly identified for using, unlike Cube iwork11 stylus 32biit systems tablet, which can only recognizes 2.9GB.
Because it is equipped with 64-bit system, you can take advantage of the 4GB memory space, under idle state, the available memory can be up to nearly 3GB, though still with single-channel design, it has a great progress compared to the previous iwork11 stylus. More available memory also helps guarantee the smooth running of multi-window multitasking state.
64GB hard disk accessible space can reach to nearly 58GB, except for the space taken by system, there is also almost 45GB available, which is enough to install some commonly used software, and no problem to install several large games. Moreover, like other multimedia resources, it can be also moved to the TF card for saving.
The Cherry Trail processor uses Gen8 integrated graphics, which has a great upgrade that the Intel Gen7 graphics with Intel Bay Trail-T processor, EU processing unit changed from 4 into 12, half of Core M processor. 3D Mark11 test scores 336, nearly half of the Core M tablet, while 1.5 times of the Bay Trail tablet.
Photographic needs of Windows Tablet is small. Though this product has dual cameras, the specifications are more common, and can only shoot 1280 * 720 pixels pictures and videos, the clarity and color performance of which are very general. However, it supports face tracking, which can be used for video chat.
As for a tablet, touch-screen games are the most traditional. Microsoft applications store do provide a large number of touch-screen games, many of which are masterpiece and can generally run smoothly.
On the battery life, due to the change of the screen size, Cube iwork10 Flagship has a smaller capacity of 7500mAh battery compared to the previous iwork11 stylus version. After fully charged, the system is expected to continuous use for 6 hours and 42 minutes. This is just the estimated value, the actual use time should be related with the running applications.
Cube iwork10 Flagship tablet pc continues CUBE's mature and classic shape mold, and adopts the newly introduced 64-bit systems, which can play better performance of 4GB memory. The new shaft design metal keyboard base will be easier to use, varied forms are also more diverse. Its interface is still very rich, and the whole performance achieves the desired level. Except for the heat and photo effect, this less than one thousand yuan tablet is really a good choice.