Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

As you remember, the Chinese company Teclast is famous for reliable and good tablets, such as Teclast T10 or Teclast P10. Build quality for the price is at a very high level. But today we decided to do a review on a new laptop called Teclast F6 Pro. Let’s take a closer look at it below.

Teclast F6 Pro Notebook

Price: $429.99 / only 08-15 Jan /

13.3 inch with 1920 x 1080 pixels, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD, Windows 10, Intel Core m3-7Y30 Dual Core 1.0GHz

Teclast F6 Pro Notebook

Price: $429.99 / only 08-15 Jan /

13.3 inch with 1920 x 1080 pixels, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD, Windows 10, Intel Core m3-7Y30 Dual Core 1.0GHz

The laptop has a fairly high level of performance due to the powerful hardware platform Intel Kaby Lake, impressive memory (8 GB of RAM and 128GB of SSD), as well as stereo speakers and built-in fingerprint scanner. The device is running a 64-bit Windows 10 operating system (a multilanguage system).

Teclast F6 Pro: Design and Appearance

By modern standards, the Teclast F6 Pro in our analisis is not considered to be particularly light – its weight is about 1.38 kg. But the main thing is that the case turned out solid, because it is made of magnesium alloy, and the quality of its assembly is at the highest level.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The metal base of the keyboard unit prevents the deflections from appearing when pressing and during the recruitment process. Also, the user does not have to worry about the risk of pulling out the hinges holding the screen, since the mechanism connecting the two halves of the structure is opened 360 degrees. The stability of the fixation of the screen is provided by the hinge with a tight stroke.

For reliable docking with the table surface and preventing the device from slipping on the bottom of the case, 4 rubber feet.

Teclast F6 Pro: Display

The pride of the Teclast F6 Pro in the review is a 13.3-inch IPS display with a resolution of FHD (1920 by 1080 pixels).

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Due to the high pixel density, the image, including fonts the and interface elements, is transmitted with great clarity.

In addition, the screen is characterized by excellent viewing angles, a sufficient margin of brightness and optimal color rendering, contrast, and saturation. In the end, viewing photos in high resolution is a pleasure.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Supports touch control with 10-point multi-touch and good sensitivity to touch. The screen and those users who work with graphics will appreciate the dignity: besides the high quality of image transmission, the display supports the N-Trig digitizer. The screen coating is a scratch-resistant glass.

The laptop stands out against the background of the prevalence of widescreen screens due to the ratio of 3: 2. That is, on the vertical on the Teclast F6 Pro screen will be placed more information than on devices with a similar diagonal and a 16: 9 aspect ratio.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

This gives certain advantages when editing photos, browsing web pages, working with spreadsheets, etc.

Naturally, during video playback, there will be unoccupied space from above and below. That is not a hindrance for users who have not viewed the videos in the list of priority and most important tasks.

Teclast F6 Pro: Hardware and Performance

The hardware platform uses a 2-core Intel Core m3-7Y30 processor based on the Kaby Lake architecture. Its basic clock frequency is 1 GHz, and the maximum (in Turbo Boost mode) is 2.6 GHz. Also, the device is equipped with an integrated video core Intel HD Graphics 615.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Teclast F6 Pro has represented by a fast 2-channel memory controller standard LPDDR3 with a frequency of 1866 MHz and a capacity 8 GB of RAM.

While in most devices with a similar processor (Asus ZenBook UX330CA, Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air 12.5, Asus Transformer 3 T305CA), a maximum of 4 GB of RAM is offered.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

For storing user data and installed software, an SSD of 256 GB is responsible. Plus, you can always connect an additional external drive to any of the USB ports.

Thanks to the combination of Core M3 Kaby Lake processor, sufficient RAM, and high-speed SSD, the Teclast F6 Pro has an excellent performance.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The laptop Teclast F6 Pro easily withstands the multitasking test and the ability to work with a large number of open tabs in the browser, copes with streaming 4K playback via YouTube.

The stock of performance is enough even for smooth editing of 1080p video, but editing the clips in 4K resolution is not so easy.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The power of the integrated video core is enough to play resource-intensive games at a resolution of FullHD. For example, the passage of Call of Duty Black Ops is possible at 45 FPS. Even in GTA V on properly selected settings, graphics can be quite comfortable to play, at 30-35 FPS.

Teclast F6 Pro: Keyboard and Touchpad

The main keys are full-sized, with a stroke of 1.3 mm, which is enough for a comfortable setting. In general, the ergonomics of the keyboard is quite good, the question is only the lack of lighting, as well as the location of the power button.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

It may be that some users take time to get used to the fact that accidentally pressing the Power button instead of Backspace puts the device into sleep mode.

Trackpad has good sensitivity, high enough recognition accuracy and support for gestures, such as scrolling the page with two fingers, etc.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The touchpad is equipped with a fingerprint scanner that is compatible with Windows Hello, for convenient and safe identification of the user in the system. With its task fingerprint sensor handles perfectly – it works quickly and accurately.

Teclast F6 Pro: Connectors and Camera

All connectors are placed on the side parts. For connection of external devices, there are 2 USB 3.0 ports, which provides high data transfer speed (up to 10 Gbit / s). There is a separate power connector, a 3.5 mm headphone/microphone connector and a charging LED. Also here are USB Type-C and HDMI ports.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Another three light indicators can be detected from above-above the keyboard unit. Above the screen is a front-facing webcam at 2 MP.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The quality of shooting is not outstanding, but for video calls, it will work because the received photos and videos have an acceptable level of detail.

Teclast F6 Pro: Audio

The Teclast F6 Pro in our review is equipped with a dedicated audio chip Realtek HD Audio and two stereo speakers that produce a measure loud, as for a laptop, the sound.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

The sound quality is also good, even low frequencies are distinguishable, although deep bass should not be expected.

To record sound in stereo, 2 microphones are provided, the holes of which can be found on either side of the webcam.

Teclast F6 Pro: Cooling system

During operation, the laptop Teclast F6 Pro does not make any noise, because it is equipped with a passive cooling system, which is represented by a large copper radiator that absorbs the heat generated. With the minimal and moderate intensity of loads, the cooling system copes well with its task, keeping the heating level in permissible norms.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

But when you run a demanding game system, the heating of the case will be felt even by touch. In general, there is nothing terrible in this, above the critical level, the temperature does not rise. Moreover, a small “trick” with the use of Thermal Mod in this model helps to lower the maximum temperature threshold by 25 ° C.

Teclast F6 Pro: Wireless technologies

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Teclast F6 Pro is equipped with a dual-band (2.4 and 5 GHz) Wi-Fi module standard 802.11a / b / g / n / ac, which is characterized by high data reception and transmission speed. Bluetooth 4.0 is also supported – not the newest standard, but it’s more than enough to connect a wireless mouse and keyboard to the laptop.

Teclast F6 Pro: Battery

If the laptop Teclast F6 Pro is not connected to the power supply via the supplied adapter (100-240V, 12V 2A), the operation will be provided by a 5000 mAh battery with a voltage of 7.6V.

You can charge the battery either through a dedicated DC interface, using the adapter from the kit, or via the USB Type-C connector (though not every cable is suitable). The IP and the cable must support the transmission of the appropriate power.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

On average, from one charge the laptop Teclast F6 Pro is able to work 6-7 hours at moderate loads. For example, such as web surfing, work with mail, text documents, and tables. Intense loads (games, for example) will drain the battery in just 3 hours.

Not the most impressive result, but we must not forget that the main consumer of power in this device is a screen with a huge resolution and a high maximum brightness.

Teclast F6 Pro: Conclusions and Reviews

Teclast F6 Pro in our reviews is an excellent option for those who are looking for a quiet, compact, high-quality notebook, with particular attention to the display and performance.

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

As for its price, the Teclast F6 Pro has very impressive specs, as a result of which can become quite a serious competition Xiaomi Air 12, which lags behind some technical specifications.

For example, in a more expensive version of the Air 12 (with 256GB of SDD), the amount of RAM is only 4 GB. And its display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 – not touch, and does not support input using the stylus.

Also, the device can be viewed as an affordable analog Surface Book, thanks to a super-sensitive touchscreen with pen input support. Let him lose a few laptops from Microsoft in terms of the capacity of the hardware platform, but also the Teclast F6 Pro is much cheaper.

Teclast F6 Pro: Price and Where to buy cheaper?

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book 2018

Now Teclast F6 Pro can buy for really low price $429.99. The action will last for 2 more weeks, until Jan 15. But even after this deal that laptop will be much cheaper even used Surface Book.

Teclast F6 Pro Notebook

Price: $429.99 / only 08-15 Jan /

13.3 inch with 1920 x 1080 pixels, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD, Windows 10, Intel Core m3-7Y30 Dual Core 1.0GHz

Teclast F6 Pro Notebook

Price: $429.99 / only 08-15 Jan /

13.3 inch with 1920 x 1080 pixels, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of SSD, Windows 10, Intel Core m3-7Y30 Dual Core 1.0GHz

Teclast F6 Pro Review: Affordable Alternative to Microsoft Surface Book was last modified: January 9th, 2018 by Boby Sanburn