In the event you’re a fan of Lenovo’s dual-screen Yoga Guide 9i laptop computer like we’re, however discover the $2000 price ticket a bit steep, Chinese language firm SZBOX has an alternate for you.
The SZBOX DS135D is a way more inexpensive copy of the Yoga Guide 9i, priced from simply $699. This Chinese language laptop computer comes with two 13.5-inch screens, 16GB LPDDR4 RAM and a 128GB PCIe 4.0 NVMe SSD. There are additionally improve choices for the SSD, so if you happen to want extra storage you’ll be able to select from 256GB, 512GB, 1TB or 2TB. The highest-tier SSD bumps the worth as much as simply $809.
The laptop computer has two USB Kind-C ports, a headphone jack and a DC energy enter jack, however the place the DS135D differs from conventional laptops, as you’ll be able to see within the photos, is its dual-screen setup. The underside display can act as a digital keyboard, utilizing contact or pen enter, or just used as additional display area.
Given the worth distinction between the 2 laptops, some compromises have inevitably been made within the SZBox’s model. The SZBOX DS135D replaces the highly effective Intel Raptor Lake-U processor discovered within the Yoga Guide 9i with a lower-spec Intel Alder Lake-N100 quad-core processor.
From the images and movies we have seen, it appears to be like just like the SZBOX mannequin solely has a 180-degree hinge, not a 360-degree one, which might permit the screens to fold again in direction of the again.
The beginning worth of Lenovo’s laptop computer additionally features a Bluetooth keyboard and digital pen, whereas the DS135D doesn’t. You additionally won’t obtain the identical stage of buyer help or service as you’ll from Lenovo.
At the moment, the DS135D is barely accessible to buy by means of AliExpress, the place it’s provided by numerous sellers.