If you are in need of a type cover and a pen to complete the set, you will need to pay at least another $129 for the type cover without Alcantara fabric, $30 more to come with Alcantara fabric and $99 for the pen. It doesn’t take a math genius to know that it cost over $1,000 to get your hands on it.
On the other hand, if you look at the Chuwi Surbook, you can have a complete set with a keyboard and stylus included for $349 on indiegogo. At the time being, there are 585 backers on the crowdfunding project, which makes Chuwi gets over 700% support. If you hurry up, you can still back it with $299 to anticipate a Surbook.
The Chuwi Surbook, shares the same product shape with new the Surface Pro, such as the same 12.3 inch screen with the same 2736 x 1824 (267 PPI) resolution to begin with, also the same 3:2 aspect ratio and 10 point multi-touch. Furthermore it has more USB ports than the new Surface Pro and cost way less, not even a third of the new Surface Pro, if you must know.
Now let’s check more details of Chuwi Surbook :
- Screen:12.3 inch display with 2736*1824 resolution
- CPU:Apollo Lake N3450,4-core 4-thread, up to 2.2GHz
- USB Ports:1*USB Type-C, 2*USB 3.0 Type-A
- Accessories: 1024 pressure levels stylus+detachable keyboard
- Price:$299/ $349/ $399
- Shipment: End of July
All in all, the Chuwi Surbook is a very budget 2 in 1 tablet for businessmen and students and it comes with a powerful performance. Office work is absolutely no concern and no lag on entertainment. Wait till you try it out.