Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display and 4G LTE

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

The company Chuwi has released a new tablet Chuwi Hi9 Plus. The manufacturer positions the device as a competitor to the tablet Huawei MediaPad M5 Pro.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus got a 10.8-inch IPS screen and a 7000 mAh battery. The device supports operation in fourth-generation 4G/LTE mobile networks.

In seconds, you can turn the tablet into a compact netbook, using a magnetic docking station for the keyboard.

In addition, there is support for the stylus, with the recognition of up to 1024 levels of pressing force. It will turn Hi9 Plus into a digital panel for creating drawings and drawings.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: $ 281.85

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: $ 281.85

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: from $ 285.70

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: from $ 285.70

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Package

The kit includes a tablet Chuwi Hi9 Plus:

  • CHUWI Hi9 Plus Tablet PC
  • USB cable
  • Adapter charger
  • English Manual

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Specifications

Display10.8-inch IPS screen, (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels
OSAndroid 8.0
CPUMediaTek Helio X20 (MT 6797) Deca Core 2.6GHz
GPUMail-T880 875MHz
RAMDDR3  4GB
ROM64GB  EMMC 5.1
Extended Storage128GB TF expansion (not included)
BluetoothBT4.1
Front camera8.0MP  
Back camera8.0MP  
SIM Card SlotSpport  dual SIM  card
Speaker1PCS  AAC/8Ω0.7W
Battery7000mAh
Size266.2 x 177 x 8.1mm
Weight  503g

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Design

Chuwi Hi9 Plus has a rather pleasant appearance. The design is strict and does not have any distinctive elements indicating Chinese origin. The body is quite thin.

The tablet is equipped with a 10.8-inch display built into an all-metal case.

The front side of Chuwi Hi9 Plus is protected with 2.5D tempered glass (high-quality oleophobic coating), the rest of the body is matte metal.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Thin frames on the sides are ground. The hull shape is rectangular, the corners are sloping, all side faces are smoothed, and the back surface is flat. Antenna routing – on the top edge of the cover.

In the center there is a front camera, to the right of it is a light sensor.

The bottom frame is empty. Control buttons here onscreen. For a tablet, this is a plus. When playing games, you will often keep the device in landscape orientation and avoid unnecessary pressing of the touch buttons.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

The body of the tablet is made of black plastic. The back cover is not too branded, quite resistant to the appearance of prints.

On the back side, in the left corner above, is the rear main camera.

Below is the name of the model and technical inscriptions.

On the right side, there is a power button and volume rocker.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

On the top are micro USB connectors and 3.5mm audio.

Stereo speakers are located symmetrically on the left side, on the lower and upper faces. In the middle of the left side is a connector for connecting a magnetic docking station.

The dimensions of the tablet are 266.2 mm long, 177 mm wide and only 8.1 mm thick. The weight of the device is 503 grams.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Screen

Chuwi Hi9 Plus has a 10.8-inch IPS screen with a 16:10 aspect ratio. The display resolution is (WQXGA) 2560×1600 pixels and is covered with 2.5D glass on top. The touchscreen responds to 10 simultaneous touches.

In the production of the display technology was used OGS, which aims to improve color rendering, brightness and reduce power consumption.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Watching movies and TV shows on the tablet is a real pleasure, especially if they are filled with high quality.

The display has a rich color and brightness of the matrix, the image at an angle does not acquire a bluish-purple hue, as in inexpensive IPS, but only becomes a little dimmer.

The screen image is wonderful.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Performance

Under the hood of the tablet is a ten-core chip Mediatek Helio X27 (MTK 6797). The processor is made by technology 20 nm process technology. The chip consists of 4 Cortex-A53 cores operating at 1.6 GHz (for non-complex tasks), 4 Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz cores for a medium load, and 2 Cortex-A72 cores for demanding applications that run at max. the frequency of 2.6GHz.

He also has good graphics accelerator Mali-T880MP4 with a frequency of 875 MHz.

The model has 4 GB DDR3 RAM and 64 GB EMMC 5.1 internal memory. Which can be expanded with an SD card up to 128 GB.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

In terms of performance, the tablet belongs to confident middling: in tests, it shows results above budget models, but lower than a good smartphone. Yes, and a fairly large screen resolution adversely affects the FPS in games, the iron could give more, be a Full HD resolution, but for the detail of the picture you have to pay something.

The tablet has no problems with watching YouTube and videos, it surely supports web surfing and social networks. The interface works smartly and responsively.

The tablet is running Android 8.0. Oreo. The OS version has faster application loading, multitasking, quick response.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Camera

The  Hi9 Plus tablet is equipped with two cameras. One camera is located on the front side and one on the back.

Camera sensors have the same resolution – 8MP.

With good lighting, the quality of the photos is good, they cope with video calls perfectly.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Battery

Chuwi Hi9 Plus is equipped with a non-removable lithium-polymer battery with a capacity of 7000mAh. The battery voltage is 3.8V. Included supplied Adapter charger to 5V / 2A.

The tablet is able to work in video mode – 10 hours, standby mode up to 15 days.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus review: 10.8-inch tablet with 2K display

Chuwi Hi9 Plus: Price

The Chuwi Hi9 Plus tablet can be bought at the best price on Aliexpress for $ 285. The novelty will be available from October 20.

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: $ 281.85

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: $ 281.85

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: from $ 285.70

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

Chuwi Hi9 Plus 4G Tablet PC

Price: from $ 285.70

10.8-inch (WQXGA) 2560x1600 pixels screen, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB ROM, 7000 mAh Battery, Android 8.0, MediaTek Helio X20 ( MT 6797 ) Deca Core

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