Readers can be already familiar with the DEXP brand thanks to an extensive line of smartphones with the strengthened Ixion batteries. But it is not less wide in assortment of this Far East Russian brand belonging to DNS holding also tablets among which there is our examinee are provided.
— Screen: 10,1 inches, 1280x800, IPS
— Processor: quad-core Intel® Atom™ Z3735F, 1,83 GHz
— Graphic accelerator: Intel® HD Graphics
— Operating system: Windows 10
— Random access memory: 2 GB
— Internal memory: 32 GB
— Support of memory sticks: microSDXC to 64 GB
— Wireless interfaces: Wi-Fi of 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
— Cameras: the main — 2 Megapixels, frontal — 2 Megapixels
— Sensors: G-sensor
— Accumulator: built in on 6000 mAh
— Dimensions: 254x165х11 mm
— Weight: 520 g
Packaging and picking
The box with the tablet strictly and laconically is issued. But all necessary information on characteristics of the device can be gathered.
In a delivery set the main thing is a tough docking station, "having inserted" into which the tablet we and we receive the small notebook. If other models of transformers often have in a set covers keyboards which protect them when carrying, then here emphasis is put on stationary work. Thanks to a tough joint the docking station stands on a table or on a lap securely, there is no probability to overturn a transformer. By the way, on "dock" there is an USB port.
Also in a set there is all necessary documentation and the powerful charger. The set turned out partly Spartan, but also the price label of the device will not call high.
Design and functionality of the tablet
Appearance of the tablet in general repeats many other devices based on Windows 10. Strict forms, right angles, monotonous surfaces. In this case the surface of the tablet is generally executed of nonslipping plastic software-tach of very high quality, nice on the touch. Certainly, it is about back part of the tablet and lateral faces, the screen is closed by a cover plate. On a back surface it is also possible to find a logo of the company and the Intel® logo, a peephole of the rear camera and a marking for the connectors and keys which were located at device end faces.
The lower end face of the tablet is occupied with the interface connector, MicroSD slot under a stub and the lock for a docking station with the keyboard. Fixing is reliable, this connection is spontaneous it will not be opened. At the left end face the main connectors of the device, namely microUSB, microHDMI and an audio output for standard "dzhek" were located. At an upper end face there are a key of power supply and a swing of volume.
The front panel closed by glass bears in upper part a peephole of the front-facing camera, and in lower – the canonical Windows button. A framework around the display wide, the tablet thanks to it it is convenient to hold with both hands.
In general the tablet is assembled very qualitatively. Pleases also rather modest for 10-inch model with a powerful stuffing weight, only slightly more than a half of kilogram, it is natural without docking station.
Despite a budget price category, the tablet it is equipped with the display with IPS technology. It means that at a deviation of the screen of color and the picture are not distorted, the image has high contrast, a pleasant saturation and a sufficient stock of brightness. And it is valid, the picture saves contrast even if to consider it under extreme corners. Permission at the same time makes 1280 x 800 pixels, against modern Full HD of screens in top devices it can look faded a little, but in reality pixelization on 10 inches is practically not felt, and here the economy of battery power at the same time essential and processing of graphics on such display is performed quicker.
One more moment which, perhaps, will allow to consider not record permission as advantage is a feature of the Windows interface which on "retinapodobny" displays is still scaled is imperfect. That is the user should select – or to strain sight on small prints and the interface elements, or to reconcile to scaling flaws, however at permission 1280х800 any of these problems do not.
The sensor supports the five-point multi-touch, it works precisely and he is sympathetic, any problems during the test it was not revealed.
In our tablet two cameras, both are equipped with the 2-megapixel module. Both of them, however, are rather suitable for video calls, than for photos which will please further. However, to shoot some purely information scene, say, the text, it is possible without problems, but on bigger, especially in the conditions of not enough illumination, it is better not to calculate. But completely manual adjustments as in the good camera – at big desire it can help to extend the picture a little are available.
Hardware and software platform
At the heart of the tablet of quad-core 1,83 GHz the Intel® Atom™ Z3735F processor with 64-bit x86-compatible architecture. In a line of ultramobile Intel® processors Atom™ chips hold lower place, than Core™ M processors, but at the same time for the vast majority of the tasks which are especially connected with web surfing or creation of texts, Intel® Atom™ processors more than it is enough. At the same time, this very power effective solution allowing to expect many hours of autonomous work.
In respect of memory resources the tablet is equipped with 2 gigabytes of random access memory and the 32-gigabyte drive. The last amount, certainly, can be trebled, using the memory stick. As for "RAM", by itself, starting "heavy" applications it is necessary to be ready to close other, working in a background. At the same time will work in most cases quite comfortably, especially if it is about the Internet or office tasks. But even reproduction of stream Full of HD video to a stuffing quite on teeth.
To wireless modules of claims at us did not arise. Wi-Fi dexterously "clings" even from weak access points, pairing happens to Bluetooth devices without problems.
Windows 10 in "desktop" execution, whatever one may do, the most flexible today a platform for tablets. Let it lack smoothness and grace of iOS interfaces or unpretentiousness to the Android resources, but just there are no such tasks which this OS could not solve. Whether it be reproduction of video files in a "cunning" format or creation of drawings and 3D models, the tablet based on Windows 10 it will be ready (let and with restrictions on performance) to replace the full-fledged PC.
The tablet has the fixed battery on 6000 mAh that to charge it about three hours can be required if to use the complete five-volt adapter. In urgent cases the tablet can be charged also from USB, but then the amount of time increases till 12-14 o'clock.
Time of autonomous work very strongly depends on the scenario of work and loading. So, quite perhaps, using the tablet as a player with the switched-off screen, to hold on on one charge more than 20 hours. However, agree, it is a little strange scenario of use. In more realistic option when we browse Internet pages through Wi-Fi, the tablet keeps about 7 hours – almost working day. Three-dimensional games (yes, some of them can quite go on the built-in graphics) "exhaust" the battery in three hours, viewing of video – for five. Generally, reserved autonomies as at the average notebook.
If you lack opportunities of the traditional Android-tablet or iPad, there is a need to work occasionally on the way, or it is necessary to start specific Windows applications, then DEXP Ursus KX210i should pay attention to transforming models unambiguously. Became one of the first Windows 10 of tablets on the Russian market, it differs in very reasonable price for the opportunities, the high-quality screen, decent performance and a good set of interfaces. In a set the reliable docking station with the keyboard allowing to operate it in the notebook mode is delivered. Perhaps, it would be desirable only that the tablet possessed the better camera, and the stock of autonomy would be slightly more, for the rest it is not necessary to complain of KX210i.
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