Chuwi Hi9 Pro 4G Tablet with 2K Display, Deca-Core Processor Goes for $139.99 (Promo)

If you need something larger than a smartphone and still offering 4G data connectivity, Chuwi Hi9 Pro tablet might be interesting with its 8.4″ high resolution display, Mediatak Helio X20 processor, 3GB/32GB memory & storage configuration. It’s especially interesting in the next few days as, Chuwi and GearBest have launched  a promotion offering the 4G tablet for just $139.99 shipped. Chuwi Hi9 Pro tablet specifications: SoC – Mediatek Helio X20 (MT6797) deca-core processor with 2x Cortex A72 cores @ 2.3 GHz, 4x Cortex A53 cores @ 1.85 GHz, and 4x Cortex A53 cores @ 1.4 GHz, as well as a Mali-T880 GPU @ 780 MHz System Memory – 3GB DDR3 RAM Storage – 32GB flash, micro SD slot up to 128GB Display –  8.4″ capacitive touchscreen IPS display with 2560 x 1600 resolution, 10-point touch. Audio – 3.5m headphone jack, built-in speaker and microphone Camera – 8MP rear camera, 5MP front-facing camera Connectivity Cellular Dual micro SIM card slot GSM …

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android One Smartphone Sold for $159.99 (Promo)

Xiaomi Mi A1 Promotion

Xiaomi Mi A1 was the first Android One smartphone by Xiaomi. It’s been my main phone for nearly a year, and with a Snapdragon 625 processor, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage, and a decent 5.5″ full HD display, I’m pretty satisfied with it, especially  I’m getting firmware updates nearly monthly, including security updates and new version of Android. But an updated model, Xiaomi Mi A2 (Lite) has just been launched, so it should come as no surprise that Mi A1 is getting some discount, and that’s exactly what Banggood has done by offering Xiaomi Mi A1 phone for $159.99 shipped with coupon BGA164BMY. Here’s a quick reminder of the specifications: SoC – Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 octa-core processor up to 2.0 GHz with Adreno 506 GPU @ up to 650MHz; 14nm FinFET process System Memory – 4 GB RAM Storage – 64 GB internal storage, micro SD slot up to 128GB Display – 5.5″ LTPS FHD display with 450nit brightness …

Xiaomi Mi Box International Sold for $49.99 Shipped (Promo)

Xiaomi Mi Box (International) is one of the recommended TV boxes as it runs the official Android TV OS with support for Netflix and Amazon Prime HD/4K, and normally sells around $60. But Banggood currently has a promotion until July 24, 2018, where it offers the TV box for just $49.99 shipped. Stocks are limited to around 100 units for this promotion however. The device was released in 2016, so a little reminder of the specifications is in order: SoC –  Amlogic S905X-H quad core ARM Cortex-A53 @ up to 1.5 GHz with penta-core Mali-450MP GPU @ 750 MHz System Memory – 2GB DDR3 Storage – 8GB eMMC flash Video Output – HDMI 2.0a up to 4K @ 60 Hz with HDCP 2.2 and CEC support Audio Output – HDMI, optical S/PDIF and 3.5mm audio jack Video Codecs – VP9 Profile-2 & H.265 MP-10 up to 4K @ 60 fps, H.264 AVC up to 4K @ 30 fps, H.264 MVC …

Intel Celeron N4100 Powered Jumper EZbook X4 Laptop Goes for $300 (Promo)

We’ve previously seen Gemini Lake laptops for sale or pre-order from China,  but with pricing that often was much higher than expected for $400, $500 or even more. There’s now a promotion on GearBest for Jumper EZBook X4 Gemini Lake laptop sold for $300, a price tag more in-line with what we should expect for such hardware. Jumper EZBook X4 specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron N4100 quad core Gemini Lake processor @ 1.10 GHz / 2.40 GHz (Turbo) with Intel UHD graphics 600 ; 6W TDP System Memory – 4GB DDR4L RAM, upgradeable to 8GB (2x SO-DIMM slots) Storage – 128GB M.2 2242 SSD, micro SD card slot up to 128 GB Display – 14″ FHD (1920×1080) display Video Output – micro HDMI port Audio – Stereo speaker, microphone, 3.5mm audio jack, digital audio output via HDMI Connectivity – Dual band 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0 USB – 2x USB 3.0 host ports Camera – 2.0MP front-facing camera Input – …

Tigo S300 480GB SSD is Now Offered for $79.99 (Promo)

I would consider purchasing a computer without SSD anymore, at least to install the operating system, and store things like email databases and web caches, since it makes a huge differences in terms of performance compared to traditional mechanical hard drives. That extra performance comes at a cost however, as SSDs have been much more expensive than HDDs, and still are, but costs have come down a lot. If you’re looking for an SSD with a fairly large capacity, Tigo S300 might be worth considering with the 480GB SSD now offered on GeekBuying for $79.99 shipped with coupon TXHIHAZC. Specifications listed for the device: Capacity –  480GB NAND Flash Type – TLC Master Controller – Marvell Interface – SATA 3 up to 6 Gbps Performance – 500MB/s read speed, 370 MB/s write speed Dimensions – 2.5″ model; 100 x 69.9 x 7 mm Weight – 50 grams 500GB HDD’s are still much cheaper, as you’ll find them sold between $20 …

Vorke V5 Plus mini PC Sold for $199.99 (Promo)

Vorke V5​ Plus​​ is a mini PC powered by an Intel Celeron 3865U dual core  Kaby Lake processor coupled with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Ian Morrison (Linuxium) reviewed the computer in “Vorke V5 Plus Kaby Lake Mini PC Review with Windows 10 and Ubuntu 18.04” post, and concluded that “overall the device performs extremely well. It is competitively priced and represents good value for money given the performance and flexibility”. The price at the time of the review (May) was $229.99 with coupon, but GeekBuying is now offering an even better deal as Vorke V5 Plus goes for $199.99 shipped with coupons VORKEV5P or VORKEPC7. Note that the promotion is limited to 50 units. Here’s quick reminder of the technical specifications: SoC – Intel Celeron 3865U Kaby Lake processor @ 1.80 GHz with Intel HD Graphics 610; 15W TDP System Memory – 4GB DDR4, upgradeable to 32GB (SO-DIMM slot) Storage – 64GB M.2 2280 SSD, SD card reader Video …

Rockchip RK3128 based EMISH X700 Smart TV Box is Selling for $16.99 (Promo)

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GearBest has another time and stock limited promotion with a low cost TV box, namely “EMISH X700 Smart TV Box” going for $16.99 shipped with coupon GB4X7. EMISH X700 (RH46BUS) TV box specifications: SoC – Rockchip RK3128 quad core Arm Cortex-A7 processor @ up to 1.2GHz with Mali-400MP2 GPU System Memory – 1GB RAM Storage – 8GB eMMC flash, micro SD card slot up to 16GB Video Output – HDMI 1.4a up to 1080p60, composite RCA port Audio Output – Optical S/PDIF, HDMI and stereo audio RCA connectors Video Codecs – H.265, H.264 and others up to 1080p60 Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet, dual band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ ac WiFi USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports Misc – IR receiver Power Supply – 5V / 2A Dimensions – 18 x 12 x 2.5 cm Weight – 170g The box runs Android 4.4, and ships with an IR remote control, a power adapter, an AV cable, and an English manual.

Raspberry Pi 3 Sold for $29.95 on DFRobot (Promo)

As I browsed various sites checking out new arrivals and potential promotion, I found out DFRobot has now a promotion for the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B board for $29.95 apparently taking place between the 8th and 10th of each month (not only February). I added it to my cart to check out shipping to my address, and unless you can pick it up to their office, shipping adds $6, for a total of $35.95 shipped. Whether that is worth it depends where on your locale price and custom regulations. DFRobot does offer free (DHL) shipping for order over $150, but you can’t just buy 5 Raspberry Pi 3 boards at the discounted price, since the special offer apply to “one only one piece of Pi 3”, so you’d have to purchase something else from their website if you don’t want to pay for shipping. Nevertheless, even if you have nothing to buy right now, but may purchase items from …