GPD P2 Max 8.9″ Ultrabook Launched on Indiegogo for $530 and Up

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The previously unveiled GPD Pocket 2 Max has now launched on Indiegogo under the name GPD P2 Max. The mini laptop, which the company refers to as an Ultrabook, is powered by an Intel Core m3-8100Y Amber Lake processor coupled with up to 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD storage and features an 8.9″ high-resolution touchscreen display.

Beside the Amber Lake processor, the company is also offering a lower cost model with an Intel Celeron 3965Y Kaby Lake-Y processor going for $530 in Indiegogo, against the $705 asked for the Intel Core m3-8100Y Ultrabook.

GPD P2 Max
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GPD P2 Max Ultrabook specifications:

  • SoC (one or the other)
    • Intel Celeron 3965Y dual-core Kaby Lake processor @ 1.50 GHz with Intel HD graphics 615; 6W TDP
    • Intel Core m3-8100Y dual-core/quad-thread Amber Lake processor @ 1.1 / 3.4 (Turbo) GHz with 24EU Intel UHD Graphics 615; 5W TDP, but configured with TDP-up @ 8W
  • System Memory & Storage
    • Celeron 3965Y model – 8GB LPDDR3 RAM, 256GB M.2 NVMe SSD
    • Core m3-8100Y model – 16GB LPDDR3, 512GB M.2 NVMe SSD with ~1600MB/s reads and ~1500 MB/s writes.
  • Display – 8.9″ IPS display with 2560×1600 resolution, 10-point capacitive touch; Gorilla Glass 4
  • Video Output – Micro HDMI up to 4K @ 60 Hz
  • Audio – Stereo speakers, built-in microphone, 3.5mm headphone jack,
  • Connectivity – Dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac WiFi 5 up to 867 Mbps, Bluetooth 4.2
  • Camera – 2MP (1600×1200) webcam
  • USB – 2x USB host ports, 1x USB-C port
  • User input – QWERTY keyboard, optional Japanese keyboard (stickers), touchpad
  • Sensor – Fingerprint sensor built into the power button for unlock; hall sensor
  • Misc – Power button, liquid cooling tube + fan
  • Battery – 9,200 mAh @ 7.6V (35 Wh) battery good for about 8 hours of 1080p video playback
  • Power Adapter – 24W power adapter with support for USB PD 2.0 for fast charging
  • Dimensions – 213 x 149.5 x 5.5 to 14.2mm thickness (magnesium alloy shell)
  • Weight – 650 grams
GPD-P2 Max Keyboard Layout
Keyboard Layout

GPD P2 Max comes with Windows 10 Home 64-bit and will ship with a 24W charger, a warranty card, and a specification sheet.

The crowdfunding campaign has a target of 700,000 HKD (~$89,000 US) which has been surpassed after a few hours thanks to over 200 backers at the time of writing. GPD P2 Max Kaby Lake will cost $635 instead of $530 during the Indiegogo campaign, and the Amber Lake version $842 instead of $705. Worldwide shipping is already included in the rewards’ amount, so it does not add to the cost. Backers should expect their mini laptop / Ultrabook to be shipped in September 2019.

GPD has already sent prototypes for early reviews.

Liliputing also got a sample, and if you are unsure whether you’d rather get One Mix 3 Yoga or GPD P2 Max, they’ve published a comparison between the two 8″+ mini laptops.

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So like the Chuwi MiniBook on indiegogo ?

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It seems to be coming down to what size screen (and res) that you want out of a device. Also the Chuwi has a 360 hinge so will operate in ‘YOGA’ mode. It is great to have a choice in this market area.

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An interesting machine. Unfortunately, ‘battery good for about 8 hours of 1080p video playback’ means absolutely nothing for the prospective audience — how about productivity tasks?

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Is it a crap? Dell sells 2-in-1 laptops from 190usd for 11″ Celeron. Who needs 16gb ram on 8.9″ lcd, what for? For about 500usd you can buy i5 13″ 2-in-1.