Sometimes, it is difficult to choose a device that would be ideal for both work and entertainment. But the option is still there. In order to solve this issue, many manufacturers made massive efforts and have launched the 2-in-1 notebooks. The new released HIPO i101 is such an innovative laptop/tablet hybrid that combines the best bits of both in one versatile device. It perfectly decides the issue of choice.
HIPO i101 is an Intel Baytrail-T (Quad-core) Z3735F powered 2-in-1 notebook with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth support. It has 2GB DDR3L of RAM and runs the operating system version of Windows 10 on a 32GB eMMC. In addition, it gets a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 IPS screen, which has a 16:10 aspect ratio.
Design and Display
HIPO i101 is a dainty little thing. With the dimensions of 258*172.6*10.1mm, it fits easily into a messenger bag or rucksack, making it an ideal choice for students or users that like to work on the go.
With the compact straight plate from, it looks friendly and inviting. Since it is convertible, you can use the HIPO i101 as either a tablet or a laptop, depending on what suits you. As a tablet, it acts excellently as a decent device for entertainment. Impressively, it’s very thin and feels comfortable in the hand. As a laptop, it can be compared with other notebooks in functions. What’s more, it is much more compact and thinner than the latter.
As for the display, HIPO i101 uses a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 IPS screen, which is unsurprising. But it’s just clear enough for routine use, watching movies and videos.
Features and Performance
The performance of HIPO i101 is also okay. It runs on a Baytrail-T (Quad-core) Z3735F from Intel with integrated graphics Intel HD Graphics (Gen7) and 2GB of RAM, which allows you to run any apps and games from the Windows Store. Due to the installed operating system version of Windows 10, you will be able to work with this novelty in the already familiar programs such as MS Office, Skype, Photoshop and others.
The device has two cameras, a rear (2.0 MP) and frontal (2.0 MP). The front camera takes high-quality Shelfies, which are not ashamed to be published on the Instagram. Also, this camera is perfect for video conferences. Other specifics include 2 built-in 8Ω/0.8W speakers, supporting WiFi (802.11a b/g/n + BT 4.0), 3G, Bluetooth, and Ethernet Network (Mini USB switch to Ethernet Network), HOST USB port, 3.5mm standard headphone jack, 2.5MM power connector, 1.4A HDMI port, Pogo pin connect, etc.
Equipped with the 3.7V/6000mAH Lithium-ion polymer battery, HIPO i101 can last for 4 to 6 hours with the active use of the Wi-Fi or 3G battery module.
Although HIPO i101 has no many amazing points, it will be a right choice for those who are looking for a compact and portable device and suffering from the option between a laptop and a tablet.