Cube Mix Plus: Flagship Performance, Mid-range Price

Powered by the latest 7th Generation Intel Kaby Lake Processor and featuring a stunning Full HD IPS display (by Samsung), Cube Mix Plus price offers flagship performance at an affordable price. It comes with Windows 10 Home, which ensures a smooth, fluid and more streamlined user experience. The new Intel Kaby Lake processors are not only energy efficient and kind on battery, but also provide adequate processing power to get things done speedily. The tablet also supports 1024 pressure levels (Wacom Stylus Pen) and can prove to be a great tool to unleash your creativity. USB 3.0 and USB Type C support means faster data transfers, while faster RAM and SSD storage takes the system performance to another level.

Cube Mix Plus is a great option for people who want top-notch performance without spending a fortune. It packs the latest Intel processor, which offers snappy performance and excellent battery life. The Samsung display panel used in the tablet is the one earlier used in Microsoft Surface Pro and offers brilliant colors, great viewing angles and excellent brightness levels. Adding the keyboard dock (sold separately) makes the tablet even more functional and allows it to be used as a laptop. Let’s have a look at the key specifications before getting into the details.

Specifications

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Parts Specs
Operating System Windows 10 Home
Processor Intel 7th Gen. Kaby Lake Core M M3-7Y30 Turbo Boost up to 2.6 GHz, 14nm, 2 Cores 4 Threads, 1Ghz, 4MB Smart Cache, 4.5W TDP
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 615
Display 10.6-inch Full HD 1920×1080 10-point touch (IPS Panel made by Samsung)
RAM 4GB LPDDR3L
Connectivity Dual-Band Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n (2.4GHz / 5GHz ), dual-channel antenna design, Bluetooth 4.0, USB 3.0, USB Type C
Cameras 5MP Rear with auto-focus, 2MP Front
Battery 7.4V, 4300 mAh
Audio Dual-channel speaker, mic
Storage 128GB FORSEE SSD, TF Card up t0 128 GB
Charger 100-240V 12V, 2A power adaptor
G-sensor Yes
Tablet weight ~700 grams
Tablet dimensions 27.30 x 17.20 x 0.96 cm
Package weight 1.9KG
Package dimensions 41.00 x 21.00 x 6.00 cm
Package contents Tablet, OTG Cable, Power adaptor, User manual

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Cube Mix Plus: Flagship Performance, Mid-range Price

Features

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  • Latest Intel Processor
  • Fast RAM and SSD Drive
  • USB 3.0 and USB Type C
  • Great display panel
  • Excellent battery life
  • 1024 pressure-level stylus support
  • Tablet-cum-laptop
  • Energy efficient
  • Decent cameras
  • Dual-band Wi-Fi
  • Stereo speakers

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Pros and Cons

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  • Great performance
  • Gorgeous display
  • Excellent battery life
  • Smooth and Stable Windows 10
  • Very portable

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  • Large bezels
  • Stylus and Keyboard dock sold separately

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Cube Mix Plus: Flagship Performance, Mid-range Price

Performance and Display

These are the two areas where the tablet offers unbeatable value. It only takes a few seconds to load Windows 10, thanks to the snappy 7th Gen Intel Caby Lake Processor and faster RAM and SSD storage. Apps load quickly and switching between them is a breeze. Intel HD Graphics 615 can even play some of the recent game titles, but in low resolution and details. If you are planning to use your tablet for watching 4K videos and to enjoy your multimedia content, the on-board graphics packs enough power to satisfy all your needs. Overall, the performance is excellent and the tablet even beats PCs with same specs made by Asus and other companies (and thrice the price!).

Cube Mix Plus uses the exact same Samsung display used earlier in Microsoft Surface Pro. The Full HD IPS display offers brilliant colors, great viewing angles and excellent brightness levels. Colors appear as good as they get on any IPS panel, while 25% brightness is enough in even brightly lit environments. Windows icons appear to pop out of the display, while 4K videos play smoothly displaying rich colors and incredible detail. However, due to the Full HD resolution, you may need to set the text/icon size to 150% to comfortably interact with the UI using touch.

Design

From a distance, the tablet feels like it’s made out of metal, but it’s actually all plastic, which helps keep the weight low and cut costs. However, the quality is good and the silver-brushed back feels solid. The front is home to large bezels and a stunning IPS display. The manufacturer decided to place both the speakers on the right side of the tablet. The speakers are just OK and enough for watching YouTube and video calling on Skype. If you want to truly enjoy your music, it’s better to plug in a pair of headphones. Although the manufacturer did not provide any information about screen protection, considering the asking price, we can safely assume there is no Gorilla Glass or anything like that protecting the display. This means one should better be careful and invest to buy a tempered glass to protect the screen. The tablet is neither too heavy nor too thick and is easy to handle and carry around.

Cube Mix Plus: Flagship Performance, Mid-range Price

Battery life

On paper the battery specs seem average, but the tablet actually provides excellent battery timing. It all depends on the tasks being performed, but you can expect the tablet to last a full work day doing usual office stuff. Although the manufacturer claims up to 4 hours of video playback time, the battery actually performs much better if you are not streaming 4K videos.

Conclusion

Other than large bezels, mediocre speakers and lack of proper screen protection, there really isn’t anything else to complain about the tablet. However, considering the asking price, Cube Mix Plus still manages to deliver unbeatable value for the money. It even performs better than other tablets/convertibles being sold by ASUS etc. at twice or even thrice the price. If you want excellent performance, battery life and a gorgeous display at an affordable price, Cube Mix Plus is probably the best choice.

PS: ‘2 in 1’ is often misinterpreted as Windows and Android. The tablet only comes with Windows 10 Home preinstalled and does not feature Android as the second operating system.

How to Buy

Cube Mix Plus is available at gearbest at a special discount, but for a limited time period and is available in Silver-white color. The following link takes to the product page that details shipping information and answers any questions that you might have. The keyboard docks as well as the Wacom Stylus Pen for the tablet (sold separately) are also available at gearbest.

 

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