CHuwi Hi 13

If you always wanted a Surface Book but couldn’t afford the high price tag, CHUWI may have the answer with the exceptional Hi13. With a 3K screen priced below $300, the Hi13 is a real looker. Priced at just $289, the Hi13 is certainly cheaper than Microsoft’s offerings, but is it any good? The answer may surprise you.

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Hardware and Specifications:

CHuwi Hi 13

Under the hood of the device there is an Intel Apollo Lake Celeron N3450 quad core processor up to 2.2GHz burst frequency and 14nm process technology squeezed into the form factor.

I expected great performance here with no lag or memory issues. The N3450 processor is also fitted to the Chuwi Lapbook 14.1 and newly released 12.3.

With 4GB DDR3L memory and 64GB eMMC storage, Windows 10 Home should fly. There is also support for an additional TF card of up to 64GB.


The tablet has a 10,000mAh battery that delivers up to eight hours of usage. I found that processor intensive usage reduced this to around five hours, more than other laptops I have tried.

It has a micro USB slot, a micro HDMI slot, a docking port, and 35mm headphone jack down one edge.


The Hi13 has a 2MP front facing camera and a 5MP rear camera. The front-facing camera takes much better pictures than other tablets I have tried, and the auto adjustment lens takes great selfies.

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Additional features:

I like typing on a ‘proper’ keyboard, and always use the hardware keyboards when they are available. The additional keyboard for the Chuwi has a better look and feel than the keyboard on my office laptop.

I love the positive click of the keys, and the keyboard more than keeps up with the speed of my typing. A stylus is an optional extra for this tablet. I tend to use the stylus when in keyboard mode instead of my fingers, trackpad, or external mouse.

The stylus for the Hi13 looks almost identical to the stylus for the Surface Pro. The Surface Pro stylus is magnetised, and the HiPen H3 has a switch near the tip. In all other respects, they are the same.