Are China Core-M Tablets Now A Bargain?

The new Core-M MacBook starts at a whopping US$1299.

Does that make China Core-M tablets at half the price a bargain?

My head is too filled with cancer thoughts to concentrate on a detailed comparison, but CUBE has jumped on the opportunity to compare its i7 Core-M tablet to certain aspects of the new MacBook in press material published at both IMP3Net [Google Translate] and ZOL [Google Translate].

How long until someone buys a China Core-M tablet and hacks OS X onto it? Imagine OS X with a touchscreen and as a tablet. The ability to be turned into a Hackintosh drove sales of the old MSI Wind netbook. Will such hacking drive international sales of China Core-M tablets?

Paging Steven Troughton-Smith

Same-day and next-day updates after the break.

Same-day update: CUBE has published a comparison chart on Weibo:

CUBEvMacBookChart

Second same-day update: Oh this is funny. Hours after posting that chart, I was reviewing the day’s posts and noticed that in their haste CUBE made this error:

CUBEvMacBookChart2

Whoever did the chart didn’t change it from the last use. In the chart title it has the i6 Air 3G, not the i7!

Next-day update: CUBE sent out the chart via Weibo again today …

CUBEi7vMacBookCoreMChartRev01

… and the title has been fixed …

CUBEi7vMacBookCoreMChartRev02

… even though they didn’t bother to vertically orient the text properly.

Additional:

Awesome Apple Macbook engineering, slightly out of my reach.

Previously here:

CUBE Core-M i7 Tablet Gets Two Reviews (Updated: Four Reviews)
Pipo Announces Core-M Tablet
Vido Announces W11X Core-M Tablet
Livefan Core-M S10 Super Tablet
Ramos To Do Core-M Tablet
Intel Core M And Thermal Issues
Core M MacBook Air?!
CUBE i7 Core M Tablet Announced
Teclast Goes High-End: BTO Core M Windows Tablets
Teclast Teases Core-M Tablet
CUBE i7 Core-M Tablet

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  1. Pingback: Nastal čas čínských tabletů s Core-M ? - GizChina.cz

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