KUU XBOOK-2, a light and cheap laptop arrives from China

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In addition to gaining ground in the world of Windows tablets and “hybrid” design devices, manufacturers of Chinese origin have begun for some years to be encouraged in the launch of new laptops at a competitive price. Today is the turn to mention another of those alternatives that are worth being taken into account and its name is KUU XBOOK-2.

KUU XBOOK-2 is an entry-level laptop that stands out for offering an attractive design for the eye and contained dimensions that can be useful for users looking to take their devices with them away from home. Among its features stands out a Full HD screen, 8 GB of available RAM and an Intel Celeron J4105 processor for conventional use.

Features of KUU XBOOK-2

KUU XBOOK-2
Design
Dimensions 320mm x 210mm x 18mm
Weight 1.25kg
Colors Black
Screen
display technology IPS, 60Hz
Dimension 14.1 inches
Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
multi-touch Nope
Performance
CPUs Intel Gemini Lake J4105
GPU Intel UHD Graphics 600
RAM 8GB DDR4
Storage
Ability 512GB M.2 NVMe PCIe SSD
memory card device Yes
Optical unit Nope
Operating system
Version Windows 11 Pro
Camera
Brand and model
connectivity
Wifi Wi-Fi Dual Band
Bluetooth Yes, 4.0
connection ports 1 x USB 3.0 Type-A
1 x USB 2.0 type-A
1 x 3.5mm audio/mic combo
video connectors 1xmini-HDMI
Drums lithium-ion, 4000 mAh
Official site KUU

A comfortable computer to transport

KUU XBOOK-2

KUU XBOOK-2 can rotate its screen by 180º

As can be seen in the images, despite seeking to be a cheaper laptop than the market average, its design has not been left aside and it has been endowed with an overall elegance from an aluminum-based structure and a polished surface that is sold only in gray with a black keyboard.

With a total weight of 1.25 kilograms, there is no denying that the KUU XBOOK-2 has been clearly below average. of the market among 14-inch computers so you can take it with you outside the home without it becoming a hassle. If there isn’t much room in your bag or backpack, there’s nothing to worry about either, as your official dimensions remain at 320 mm x 210 mm x 18 mm.

It is worth noting that despite not being a convertible model in tablet, the hinge has been worked to offer a full extension up to 180º, so each user can freely maneuver the angle of the Full HD screen according to their needs. Also a bezel reduction work around the panel allows it to occupy 93% of the front surface for greater viewing immersion.

Performance for conventional tasks

KUU XBOOK-2

KUU XBOOK-2 is only 18mm thick

KUU XBOOK-2 It is not designed for professionals or users with higher than average demands, since a Intel Celeron J4105 processor composed of four cores at a frequency of 1.5 GHz with support for “Turbo” speed up to 2.5 GHz. This is followed by an integrated graphics Ultra HD Graphics 600.

A favorable point is the presence of 8GB of DDR4 RAM something key to maintain a good fluidity of the system when multi-tasking or when running conventional software such as office suites, while its 512 GB in SSD format are responsible for offering traditional internal storage figures.

Other details to highlight is the presence of a 4000 mAh Li-Ion battery that should get you around 5 hours of mixed use on a single charge, a standard-quality front-facing webcam and a pair of built-in stereo-type speakers ensure a decent listening experience when headphones aren’t handy. Your factory operating system arrives updated to Windows 11 Pro.

Finally, for connectivity there is no lack of support for Wi-Fi 5 as well as Bluetooth 4.2 when using wireless accessories and peripherals, while its physical ports are made up of a mini HDMI video output, a china/">microSD card reader, 3.5mm headphone jack, one USB 3.0 type-A input and one USB 2.0 type-A input.

Comparison with KUU YOBOOK M

KUU XBOOK-2

Connections available on KUU XBOOK-2

In relation to other computers from the Asian continent, it is possible to draw some similarities with the already analyzed KUU YOBOOK M, since at first glance they look similar in style and both of them They seek to gain the attention of users who have few technical requirements.

The differences are many, KUU YOBOOK M it has a slightly smaller IPS panel, 13.5 inches, but with a higher native resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels for consumption of multimedia content in an ideal environment. Also in its favor is the presence of a 5000 mAh capacity battery that gives you a few extra hours of use on a single charge.

Nevertheless, in potential it is clearly behind with respect to the protagonist of this analysissince your processor is a Intel Celeron N4020 two cores with a frequency of 1.10 GHz, while accompanying it 6 GB of RAM and just 128 GB of internal storage in SSD format. In general terms, figures are too limited for modern times.

PROS:
  • Elegant design with reduced weight
  • Good fluidity thanks to its 8 GB of RAM
  • Quite competitive price
  • Get upgraded to Windows 11 Pro
CONS:
  • Few USB inputs available
  • Battery capacity and autonomy could be better
  • Limited processor performance
6.3
Total score
Design and materials
8
Screen
7
CPU performance
5.5
GPU performance
5
connectivity
6.5
Drums
6