Brand: KUU
Category: Tablet PC
  • CPU: Intel Core i5-5257U
  • RAM+ROM: 8GB(DDR 3)+ 256G/512G SSD (Dual Hard Drive)
  • OS: Windows 10
  • Display: IPS /FHD 1920*1080
  • Battery: 2*5000mAH/38Wh
  • Camera: 2.0MP

KUU K1 - Specs

Product Details

  • Features
    CPU: Intel Core i5-5257U
    Processor Graphics: Intel Iris Graphics 6100
    Number of CPU Cores and Threads: Double Cores; Quad Threads
    Processor Frequency: 2.70 GHz up to 3.10GHz
    RAM: 8GB(DDR 3)
    ROM: 256G/512G SSD (Dual Hard Drive)
    Display Size: 15.6 inch
    Screen Type: IPS Screen
    Resolution: FHD 1920*1080

    Size: 360*240*25mm
    Net Weight: about 1.8kg
    Package Weight: about 2.45kg

    Network: Dual Band Wi-Fi 2.4G/5G, 802.11a/ac/b/g/n, IEEE 802.11ac
    Operating System: Windows 10
    Camera: 2.0MP
    Speaker: Built-in two stereo speakers
    Keyboard: With keyboard backlight
    Screen unlock: Support fingerprint unlock
    Fan: Single fan
    Material: Metal shell
    Battery: 2*5000mAH/38Wh
  • Specification
    Screen Type: IPS
    Hard Disk Interface Type: SATA + M.2
    Graphics Type: Integrated Graphics
    Standby time: Above 8 Hours
    Backlight Type: Backlit keyboard
    Battery Type: Li-ion Battery
    Material of back cover: Magnesium Aluminum Alloy
    MS Office format: PPT, Excel, Word
    Support Network: Dual WiFi 2.4GHz/5.0GHz
    USB Host: Yes (2x USB 3.0 Host)
    Model Number: K1
    CPU Brand: Intel
    Connectivity: 3.5mm Headphone Jack,HDMI,Mini HDMI
    Front Camera: 2.0MP
    Display Ratio: 16:9
    Function: Fingerprint Recognition,Skype
    RAM: 8GB
    Card Reader Interface: yes
    Picture format: JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF
    Usage: Office, Business
    Graphics Card Frequency: 300MHz~1.05GHz
    OS: Windows 10
    Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
    Audio Jack: yes
    RAM Type: DDR3L
    Graphics Capacity: 16GB
    Screen Size: 15.6 inch
    Classification: Notebook
    Battery / Run Time (up to): 5 hours video playing time
    ROM: 256GB SSD
    WIFI: 802.11 a/b/g wireless internet
    Caching: 3MB L3 Cache
    Core: Dual Core
    Screen Resolution: 1920 x 1080
    Camera Type: Single camera
  • Package content
    2* Micro USB3.0
    1* HDMI
    1* Headphone Jack
    1* TF card slot
    1* Power interface
    1 * Laptop
    1 * Power Adapter
    1 * Plug Adapter

Our Rating

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8.4 4.2 1
  • Design 9 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10
  • Features 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Performance 9 / 10

KUU K1 Laptop With Intel Core i5-5257U Processor 15.6 Inch IPS Screen Office Notebook

Who doesn’t dream of coming out of lockdown with a big KUU K1? Put your KUU K1 on the table and make a lasting impression? The KUU K1 is a 15.6″ IPS laptop declined in 2 variants around the same Core i5-5257U processor.

A mobile chip that’s not new since it’s a fifth generation solution launched in 2015, with 2 cores and 4 threads. Clocked from 2.7 to 3.1 GHz with 3 MB of RAM. Its graphics circuit is an Intel Iris 6100 running from 300 MHz to 1.05 GHz. The whole works in a 28 watt TDP. This solution, although old, offers a very good level of performance in a classic use perspective: No recent 3D game nor too heavy calculation.

However, having tested this chip with a fanless MiniPC solution supported by 8Gb of ram, it has done very well on many tasks: Whether in 3D printing calculation, light photo retouching, video editing and even video games for old or not so old titles: Torchlight II, GTA V, League of Legends, CS:GO…

If you’re looking for a comfortable laptop for office work, surfing, watching videos and driving classic software without immediate rendering, the Kuu K1 is a solution to consider. All the more so as its chip is well surrounded here. On both models we find 8 GB of DDR3 memory. Enough RAM to offer a comfortable use of the engine despite the shared RAM for the graphics part. This memory is unfortunately not upgradeable.

From a storage point of view, the KUU K1 is available in 2 versions : One in 256 GB of NVMe PCIE SSD, the other in 512 GB. This very fast basic storage can be combined with a free 2.5″ SATA 3.0 slot. This way, an additional mechanical hard disk or SATA SSD can be easily added if needed.

The rest is very classic with a 15.6″ screen surrounded by thin borders that displays in FullHD thanks to an IPS panel. A tile with a nice brightness and wide angles of 178°. The frame of the machine is made of metal.

The keyboard is one of the strong points of the KUU K1, it takes up all the available space with a full numeric keypad. Delivered in QWERTY it is possible to obtain a set of AZERTY labels to stick on the keys at the time of purchase. These “stickers” allow to use the device with an AZERTY keyboard easily. The defect of this solution being that it will make useless the backlighting function of the keys that the machine proposes.

Connections are limited for a 15.6″ but the main elements are found with two USB 3.0 type-A ports, a 3.5 mm audio jack jack combining headphones and microphone, an HDMI output and a MicroSD card reader. The KUU K1 has built-in stereo speakers and the upper part of the keyboard houses a 2 megapixel webcam. A fingerprint reader is available on the large touchpad for easy authentication.

The battery may be the weak point in this configuration. With 38 Wh I guess the device will have a hard time exceeding 4 to 5 hours of nomadic use. This makes it a good sedentary solution that can move from room to room or from one place to another but not necessarily the ideal solution for frequent travelers. Its 1.8 Kilo and its correct dimensions could have been a good companion, the KUU K1 is 36 cm wide, 24 cm deep and 2.5 cm thick. The KUU K1 can connect via a Wifi5 module and offers Bluetooth 4.0.

KUU K1 - Reviews

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  1. SteveK

    KUU K1 Not Recommended

    1) Start auto repeating it self a g-key. 2) Failed to see speakers. (Earphone still works) 3) Oftern, when laptop power turned on, goes into bios setting page & not connecting to harddrive. 4) When loading additional soft, shows only NO button and blank YES button.
    I am guessing more problem to come in future. I would not recommend this laptop!!!.

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