$90 Chuwi Hi8 dual-boot tablet tested Real Shooting

$90 Chuwi Hi8 dual-boot tablet tested


Review: Does Bay Trail render SoFIA tablets pointless?
A couple of years ago, former Intel CEO Paul Otellini made a bold promise, saying that we would see Intel-based tablets at an incredibly low price point. 
While it sounded like a big deal at the time, the tablet market commoditised in no time and we eventually got loads of sub-$100 Intel tablets, running Android or Windows. Most of them featured entry level specs, low resolution screens, as little RAM and storage as possible.
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However, Chinese white-box outfits are now managing to stick quite a punch into sub-$100 tablets, and the Chuwi Hi8 might be the best example of a well specced bargain bin tablet out there.
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You get a hi-res 8-inch screen, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage, along with a snappy Bay Trail processor for about $92, shipped directly from China.
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It certainly sounds intriguing, and the fact that you also get Windows and Android out of the box makes this weird device even more interesting. It also makes us wonder: What exactly is the point of SoFIA-based tablets?

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