AllDoCube Knote 8 Review Windows 10 2-in-1 That Doubles As A Grill

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AllDoCube Knote 8 Review Windows 10 2-in-1 That Doubles As A Grill Chris here back with all do cubes K noteeight so this is a 13.3 inch 2560 by 1440 resolution screen tablets fullylaminated so it does have a very nice screen on this this is by far the bestfeature we have on this so it has a maximum brightness of 410 lux deepblacks good reasonable color reproduction touch accuracy in responseis good but there is a bit of a floor with the tough response what happenswith the digitizer on this it will go into a sleep mode after an on use for awhile so if you're not touching the screen all the time for examplescrolling up and down on a web page and you leave it for a while and go back toclose down one of the windows you'll find you have to tap again after a fewseconds because it goes into sleep mode and takes around two to three seconds towake up again now seen this on other tablets it means that at times it can bea little bit annoying because you're gonna have to re tap again because itfalls to sleep the screen that is really the only con here by far the bestfeature of this tablet is that really nice screen so it's super bite at 410lux but it's also dims down really really dumb and this is great fornighttime use a lot of manufacturers tend to set the minimum brightnesslevels far too high for nighttime you say just don't actually think about thatI feel so the building design of it it's a typical two and one here and we've gota detachable optional keyboard you can get now this keyboard is really nice totype on it has a rubberized finish to it so it's a bit of a texture to it I don'tknow how it's going to hold up the long term I have noticed that the rubberunderneath it however due to a little bit of damage on one of the corners isblack so if you do end up scratching it it's going to probably end up looking alittle bit messy over time now the touch pad well large and while it does supportgestures is not running windows precision drivers now this is a bitannoying I found that the more finer movements using this for example youneed to close down a box or minimize or maximize a window can be quitefrustrating and in the end I ended up using a mouse or just simply using thetouchscreen so not a great touchpad on this keyboard now the keyboard isbacklit which is great to have and you'll see that it's got this purplecolor which is rather nice not too bad now it's just an on and off settingthere is no levels of brightness now it cuts in with magnets Pogo pin port onthere and sometimes it's a little bit difficult to align there to get it toclip right in you can see I'm struggling to this clip in it there we go okay tookabout three or four tries there one thing about it is those we cannot propit up to a second level to get that angle on there for increased typingcomfort that's one thing that this keyboard is missing now the design withthe kickstand you can see we've got a free angle kickstand you can prop it upabout that it's the maximum upright angle and then this is as far as it willgo back which to me considering that this actually supports an active stylusto this particular tablet I don't happen to have it I can't find it yet to buy itthe correct stylus I don't even think it's out yetit should recline more than this so that it should go way back if we can get itright back like you can for example the Microsoft Surface and that'll be a lotbetter for stylus use for those that are gonna buy the stylus for it so the thechassis over the build is actually a plastic frame needle on the rear 5megapixel camera can see on the back there now I won't bother giving you anysamples of this because it's very average I mean it's I don't thinkanyone's gonna really probably use it it is autofocus Hauer which is good so youcan take a photo of whiteboards text things like that up close and you'llnotice too that the hinge mechanism as well that's all metal to there so that'sgood now when you have a look at the ports we got here on the left hand sideyou'll notice that hey where's the full-size USB 3 port no it's missingthis is a mess of error and real low field if it's a Windows 10 tabletespecially it should have a full sized USB 3 port on air so you can at leastconnect up an external hard drive on here so that's a shame it does not haveit and that will definitely be a deal-breaker for some people I know itis almost for me see you have to carry around the adaptor of course they giveyou in the box and probably get yourself a Type C hub so that type C port willsupport 4k up to 30 Hertz maximum that I've been able to get with it and theother thing too is that we'll support charging as well as theirDC charging you have there now the 3.5 millimeter headphone jack on there thatsupports microphones as well the audio quality out of that is good it's loudand there's no static overage widget which is good too I hate having staticout of those 3.5 millimeter jack switch is often quite common now the micro SDcard slot you see my unboxing if you have I'm going to sing I've got a bit ofa problem whether that it's not well designed it just doesn't align properlywith the case so you can accidentally slaughter a micro SD card behind theactual reader and perhaps even lose it or get one jammed in there so not goodat all but overall the build yes it's good it'sgot a good build quality but there's just the little tiny little quirks therethat I don't particularly like about I feel that of course that the kickstandshould go back a little bit further they should have a full size USB 3 port andthe micro SD card reader should be done a little bit different now their microSD card reader just to point out as well will support USB 3 speeds the reader soyou're not limited at USB 2 speeds which often happens so this K Note 8 isrunning Windows 10 home it's not the latest version you'll see here the OSbuild they've got so you will need to run some updates when you first get itand it's running 8 gigabytes of RAM which is in dual channel and it'srunning at 1866 megahertz which is good now you will see that it does mentionhere that it supports a pin and touch support you even got this right downhere which is Windows ink workspace now I do have right here this stylus isChuy's H I thirteen stars it's the high pen 3 I think it is which actually tendsto almost work but you'll see there what's happening is it's jumping aroundall over the place so what this means to me that it will support a similar stylusbut on a different frequency so you have to wait and see what happens if all yourKube are going to release the stylus soon hopefully they will it's obviouslycoming it's in the works now run a couple of benchmarks herewanted to point out too that the internet speeds so I was able to getthis is about the best I can get here in the studiohowever connected up to my router at home with a much faster wireless ACrouter than the one I've got here with my fiber line I'm able to push almost380 megabits per second which is closereally to the maximum that that chipset is able to do and under the devicemanager so there it is the Intel wireless AC 3165 it's not the fastestdefinitely not there so we have the disk drive here which is just labeled as asetter SSD now when I've seen this in the past that means it's either a B winor 4c brand these are the speeds here so the read speeds for SATA 3 days thoseare all good for K's the reads and the rights also good sequential writes youcan see a little bit on the low side because this will be an MDOT 2 22 by 42spec 1 so that's a slightly smaller drive and that does tend to put on somerestrictions there when it comes to the kind of speed you're able to get out ofthis now the tests that I've run here so we've got Geekbench for the syntheticbenchmark not too bad for this chipset for the core m3 7 Y 30 that has amaximum turbo of 2.6 gigahertz it's not the fastest nor is it the lowest scoreI've seen from that chipset either and the OpenCL benchmarks this is testingout the graphics right there I also ran n2 2 so it's not the latest version theyhave on windows placed all this is the version 6 you can see and a score of213,000 there so if you've never used a coin 3 the least the 7y 30 it's quite agood chipset I mean this supports native H 2.6 for decoding vp9 decoding moviefiles are here I'm streaming in krob 4k and you can see that it's only droppedone frame here of course with my fast connection here it all depends on yourconnection but it can stream this back no problem so really it's over twice thepower of say the apollo lake in 3450 that's intel's cell wrong one of theweaker chips and one of the ones that i often review here in the channel becauseof the 8 gigabytes of ram as well you can do quite a bit of multitasking andit's very smooth and using the touch now will demonstrate here the touch screenthat I mentioned that look on my first touch it ok didn't happen right then butsometimes you need to wake it first though it doesn't respond to the firsttouch but now it's quite good so that's mode that scrolling the speed and itwill keep up with everything so switching between your tabs andeverything it really does perform quite very similar to say an older generationCore i3 or i-5 depending on which generation like a fourth generation Corei5 even not bad at all in terms of our performance with that now you can edit1080p video just fine an encoder depending on the editor you use usesomething that supports Intel Quick Sync for example we've got power directorthat's one that does support Intel Quick Sync but 4k video editing I wouldn'trecommend that at all don't touch that it's just far too slow now better lifeis one area that I have found to be very disappointing with this tablet I havedone quite a few full battery cycles here and I wanted to just point that outthat you can see here low that this is probably the best I got actually most ofthe time it was under four hours so I set the brightness down to 25% which Ifind is good for indoors so it's not even on the what I would call thebrightest setting and this is the result here so you can see after almost wellthree hours and 40 minutes of use that I'm down to 20% battery from 100% andthat was really only with about six to eight tabs open in chrome now chargingtimes are also quite slow it took over four hours to fully charge the 41milliamp hour battery so overall disappointing results here this isprobably one of the worst better lives I have seen on a court m3 tablet normallyI see around five to five and a half hours which still isn't great comparedto say the Apolo lakes so the table it's got left and right firing speakers theyare a reasonable quality they do have a tiny little bit of bass and some okaymeds and things they're just not really loud enough I'll give you a sample ofthem now now chickened out gaming performancethis is league of legends I'm running it in 1440p on the medium-high setting andit's hovering around 45 close to 50 frames per second which I feel isn't badso it's a big step up and performance from the quad-core Apollo Lake seller onships that I typically review and counter-strike on the lowest settings1080p is reasonably playable here see we're getting it over 40 frames persecond which is great so good for a little quick game on the side nothingserious of course what about a more demanding title so I did test outfortnight unfortunately what happened as I lost my footage from that but it runsin 720p on the lowest settings around 24 25 frames per second and it is playablebut only just and at the moment I see I've got a huge waiting time in linethis game is just proving to be way too popular for the servers okay so take alook at these temperatures here it's just scorching hard and this is on thescreen here so long term this is not good to have these kind of temps it'sgonna eventually cause some sort of damage somewhere and after that littlebit of gaming you saw well 95 degrees and for some reason that hasn'ttriggered thermal throttling which is really strange because the t-junctionmax is a hundred and five degrees or possibly even maybe a hundred they mighthave the thermal throttling set - it's still far too hot and this does need Ifeel a copper heatsink mod if you are going to be gaming and doing reallydemanding things on this tablet know you put together a few watched most of thisvideo here that there's just too many cons really I mean the screen is niceI'll start off with the positives it won't be negative then it is very brightit dims down really dim and I do like the fully laminated screens of course itjust makes it look a lot better than most other tablets that aren't fullylaminated so that's the big positive day it's a good screen the build quality isgood it's okay but my unit I have issues with micro SD card slot it's misalignedit doesn't line up properly I feel that this kickstandreally needs to go back a lot further than this that's not good enough and oneof the big cons is where's a full-size USB 3 port on there there should be oneon this side or the other side at least one we need itwe always need that we can't just have type C I don't like the move just to puttype-c ports on and if people want to defend cube and say oh that's why theymade it slim because they couldn't put USB 3 ports on there I've seen somedevices slimmer than this that have full size USB 3 port so they can do it I knowthey can the keyboard as well it's really nice to type on so that's good ifyou're gonna do a lot of typing you'll be happy with the keyboard it just feelsgood I like it I can type really fast with hardly any no typos that's reallybut the touch pad that touch pad is frustrating to use so if you happen toleave your mouse at home or what you forgot the little dongle adapters youcan't plug it into it and it's not a Bluetooth one yes maybe you can get awayof using it a little bit but it's just when you need to do accurate movementsso I found that when it was really bad for example you're in something likepaint you want to crop an image or you want to highlight some text and thingsit's just really annoying the cursor tends to jump around and I just gave upit so knows why I'm using this touchpad it's just know not good at all so as apackage I can say no don't get it you probably bit off getting the cube mixnow you're gonna have to do make thermal copper heatsink mod to that model andthis model really does need it as well which gets to my biggest con gets far toyour heart doesn't I mean it gets hot in this area that's where you'll find thecorium threes right here hates being transferred to the rear with cubes newand improved cooling technique could pay commented on in the advertising materialfor this model but it just cooks itself it gets up to 90 to 93 degrees so if youintend to video edit or game and be charging at the same time now it's notgood I feel long-term that that's going to probably end up damaging the screenyou could have the glue separate from here or the frame come away from it orsomething like that which I think happened to the cubed think of i-35 aswell luckily that it hasn't happened to my cube thinker mine hasn't had thatproblem so that's not great and then the battery life hugely disappointing Istruggle to make 4 hours on this tablet I mean the coriumtrees that have always had pretty much bad better life in my experience withthe tablets at least even the Microsoft Surface pro not amazing but this is oneof the lowest scores I have seen from a quarry m3 normally get five and a halffive hours but this won't bad and then about four hours to charge it as wellthere's just all this things start stacking up that no I cannot recommendthis one here so I do hope to see you back in the channel I hope you liked thevideo please thumbs up and subscribe if you did and I hope to catch you backwith a better device here then the audio cube K note 8 .

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