The Teclast X5 Pro is a 12.2 inch tablet with a 1920 x 1200 pixel IPS display, 8GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, and an Intel Core M3-7Y30 Kaby Lake processor.
First announced in December, the Teclast X5 Pro is now available for purchase. While it’s going for around $600 and up at AliExpress, Gearbest is selling the tablet for $475 through the end of the month.
While that’s not exactly cheap by Chinese tablet standards, it’s a pretty good deal for any device with those specs.
Microsoft’s entry-level Surface tablet, for instance, has a Core M Skylake processor, 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a starting price of $799. The Teclast tablet has a slightly lower-resolution display, but a newer CPU, more memory and storage, and a much lower price.
Of course, Teclast tablets don’t come with the same kind of support you’d get from a Surface, but you can’t have everything, can you?
Other features include 802.11ac WiFi, Bluetooth, a USB Type-C port, a micro USB port, a microSD card reader, micro HDMI jack, and 3.5mm headphone jack. There’s a 5MP camera on the back of the tablet and a 2MP camera on the front.
It’s a dual OS device that runs Windows 10, and some product pages also list it as a dual OS device that can also run Android, although I haven’t seen any pictures of that operating system on the tablet yet.
The tablet measures 11.8″ x 8″ x 0.3″ and weighs about 2 pounds. While some pictures show a keyboard cover, that accessory is not included in the sale price.