The Teclast X2 Pro Ultrabook Tablet Review
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The Teclast X2 Pro is a premium windows 10 tablet that enters into the market to offer decent performance on a thin and light package. The x2 Pro means business having combined decent features to ensure that it doesn’t disappoint by offering a powerful performance. The 11.6 Full HD IPS display tablet is powered by a 64-bit dual-core Intel Core M 5Y10C CPU that can go up to 2.0GHz.
There is also 4GB of RAM system memory on-board and 64GB of internal memory that is expandable to 128GB, has dual camera with 5MP camera and 2MP for the front camera. The most appealing feature of this tablet is its massive 12,000mAh battery that will keep you going the whole day. The tablet is also good news for artists who want to write and draw on screen thanks to its active stylus (handwriting recognition) feature that separates it from the rest.
The X2 Pro has a plastic matte outer frame with a metal rear housing with a matte black paint finish. It measures 11.93 x 7.3 x 0.41 inches and weighs 915 grams which might seem to be heavy if you are going to hold the tablet for long while gaming or watching movies. The design is great however the sharp edged corners tend to dig into the pockets and palms when holding the device, rounded corners could have done better.
Under the hood, the x2 pro houses a powerful Intel Core-M 5Y10C 64 Bits Dual Core that runs to a maximum of 2.0GHz. With that, add a 4GB LPDDR3 RAM and a 64GB SSD ROM and you get a power efficient machine that handles all the daily tasks such as emailing, playing games, editing word documents and listening to music without slowing down.
For casual games, the device offers decent performance on some games but appears to struggle in terms of performance on highly 3D games. This is majorly because the processor was not entirely made for gaming purposes hence the slowdown. With the presence of Intel HD 5300 graphics, the tablet is capable of handling mainstream games such as Starcraft 2, COD, TF2 and Dota 2 with a few lags and hiccups with a reduced screen resolution to get playable frame rates. However, the ultra-quiet design of the tablet makes it to heat up easily as it cools the processor passively resulting to thermal regulation at high loads.
In terms of connectivity, the device comes with 2 USB 3.0 Type A slots, supports USB host OTG and has a micro SD card slot that supports up to 128GB. There is a micro HDMI port that you could use an HDMI cable to connect your device to large projectors or monitors and TV screens.
The tablet supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n wireless internet, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, calendar and calculator. It as well includes Bluetooth v4.0 for pairing with compatible devices for sharing and transfer of files, music, photos and other documents. The tablet sound system has in-built stereo speakers and you get a 3.5mm jack for external use with headphones
The 11.6 inch display tablet comes with a resolution of 1920x1080p with 24-bit color depth. The High definition display offers bright and clear images with the support of IPS technology that provides wide viewing angles and a 10-point capacitive touchscreen.
The tablet packs a massive 12,000mAh battery capacity that can last up to 8 hours under the normal usage or light usage such as word editing, but is likely to get drained quickly if you are so much into gaming. The device takes 3-4 hours to full charge when powered off.
The tablet features a 5MP rear and 2MP front web or selfie camera that comes with face detection and touch focus. You can also capture a video recording of your friends skating or jumping into the swimming pool using the camera.
There is a dock for a magnetic keyboard that is solid separately. It is necessary to purchase the keyboard if you are seriously considering this tablet to be your primary machine in order to transform the tablet to an ultra-book or notebook.
The keyboard quality is good and offers a good typing experience except for its bottom made of a rubber material that turns it into a dust and dirt magnet hence calling for regular cleaning. There is also an active stylus with a battery that is sold separately, this is an excellent feature that designers will find useful and necessary.
The Teclast X2 Pro is a solid tablet with great performance. For those not willing to break the bank and after a Core M tablet with a fast SSD, full sized USB 3.0 ports, a digital pen support and a good keyboard, then this tablet fits your description. The Intel HD Graphics 5300 is no gaming monster, for gaming enthusiasts they shall have to keep their expectations under control.
It is a decent tablet ideal for those always on the road on work or business as it offers stellar performance while running windows 10 applications without any problem. It is also possible to play some games on the tablet and its support for Active Stylus makes it a must have for designers.