When looking for a bargain in notebooks, one of the most popular way is to import a Chinese notebook from online shop like GearBest. Though the shipping might take a bit long, you can get almost all you want in a stylish product but under a budget cost. Today, we’d like to talk about the VOYO V3 Pro, a YOGA inspired ultrabook equipped with new Intel Apollo Lake N3450 Chipset, 8 GB RAM and a whopping 128 GB SSD Storage, as well as features like Dual Band Wireless, Touch ID and Stylus.
The package arrived is a big white retailed box. Inside it, the VOYO V3 Pro is housed upside down inside a plastic sleeve. Taking out the notebook, you can find a manual, a charger and a Bluetooth stylus pen with a MicroUSB charging port at the end.
The VOYO V3 Pro we reviewed here is the blue version. For first impression, the blue coating on the plastic case not only makes it look stylish but also gives it a premium feel. But it looks a bit thick and has a weight of 166 grams. As a 360 ° YOGA notebook, the V3 Pro sports a hinge that rotates 360 degrees to allow it to switch between tablet and laptop form factors. The touchpad is a bit large and the keyboard is average without backlight. The VOYO V3 Pro supports Touch ID function and the fingerprint scanner is placed next to the touchpad.
The Display of VOYO V3 Pro is a 13.3-inch FHD IPS touch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels which boasts decent viewing angles and high-quality images. Besides, a stylus is included, you can write and scribble on the touchscreen by using Bluetooth to connect to the notebook. Of course, if you don’t like to use stylus, you can simply using your finger to touch the screen. At the middle of the upper frame of the display, there is a 0.3MP front camera which lets you capture memorable moments or chat with friends. For a notebook, it’s acceptable.
Along the sides of the device, you can find a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, a mini-HDMI port, a 3.5mm headphone jack, two TF card slots and a DC charging port. Besides, the power on and volume control buttons are also placed at the sides. The bottom of the VOYO V3 Pro has four rubber foot mats and the speakers are also located there.
Specs & OS
The VOYO V3 Pro is powered by the Intel Celeron N3450 quad-core processor running at 1.1GHz, up to 2.5GHz, and paired with 8GB of DDR3L RAM for advanced multitasking. In terms of storage, the VOYO V3 Pro Notebook has a 128GB of SSD storage. With use of a MicroSD card in the TF card slot, it supports an external storage up to 128 GB. The flash memory used on the V3 pro is a bit disappointing. It runs quite slow, which makes disk access and installations a little sluggish, but not unbearably so. The VOYO V3 Pro is shipped with Windows 10 OS that is built-in English.
For connectivity, the VOYO V3 Pro supports dual band 2.4GHz / 5.0GHz WiFi, which ensures you high-speed surfing. Besides, it supports Bluetooth v4.0.
The V3 Pro is equipped with a 12,000mAh battery which can supports 8-10 hours standby time. If you’re doing more demanding tasks, it can not last for a long time, generally about 3 hours. The V3 Pro takes about 4 to 5 hours to fully charge. But there is a drawback that the charging cable along with the package is incredibly short.
The VOYO V3 Pro is cost-effective 360 ° YOGA notebook. It comes almost all the trending features of a notebook, though it still has some drawbacks. As for price, it costs $409.96 on GearBest.com. Besides, at the moment, if you buy the V3 Pro, you can get the VOYO VBOOK V3 Laptop Sleeve for free. For more details, please visit the product page via the button below.