Jumper EZBook 3 Review – Apollo Lake N3350 Budget Laptop
Now this new model has the Apollo Lake in 33 50, which is the first time I'll, be testing out the CPU, its dual core. It has 4 gigabytes of 1600 megahertz ram 64 gigabytes of internal storage, that's e MMC spec, but it also does have a spare m2 SSD bay, just like the chui black book. Fourteen point one, the laptop – has a completely plastic Bull's that actually turns out to be slightly lighter than the lat book. Fourteen point one coming in at one point: two kilos. So we get these attractive. Looking slim bezels, the screen is still fourteen point one inches it's 1080p, just like the easy book to, but they have changed the panel it's, a TN panel, which has good horizontal viewing angles, but the vertical viewing angles aren't particularly good. So that means the screen really does need to give you directly front on. Otherwise, you see the colors tend to just wash out straight away, so you need to bear that in mind. But as long as you have it facing you, the screen doesn't look bad at all. It has a maximum brightness of 380 lux, which is quite bright, and it has a matte coating on it, so very good for reflections and it can be used outdoors jumper decided to place the webcam right here on the lower bezel. Just like the Dell XPS series. The resolution is VGA, so the quality is quite poor, it's, pixelated and because of its location, it tends to look up your nose, the top bezel isn't that slum, I do believe they would have still had space to actually place it in the traditional location like on Most laptops supports.
We have dcn on the left side, a USB 3 port mini HDMI for video out on the right micro, SD card, USB 2 port and a 3.5 millimeter headphone jack that supports microphones. The touchpad is reasonably sized, it supports gestures, it has two integrated mouse buttons and overall, not too bad. The keyboard is my biggest complaint of the easy book 3. It has so much flex and bounce. I really wish that jumper had improved on this, because the easy pad to suffered from the same issue. It had a lot of flex and it makes the typing experience not read that great often feel like. I have to hit down harder on the keys just to get it to register the letter that I'm typing at the moment, even above and below the type pad here, the touchpad. Sorry, you can see there is a little bit of flex there. Now the keyboard does have a shortcut to disable at least the touchpad, which is something good, but it does let controls of the screen brightness you're, going to have to go through your typical menu here in Windows to adjust and tweak the brightness setting. The lid has a small amount of flex in it and, overall the build quality. I find isn't as good as the chewy lat book 14.1. Well, this may be lighter 200 grams, lighter it just doesn't feel as solid and as rigid, especially the keyboard, compared to the lat book 14.
1. Just to point out too that both of the USB ports will power external hard drives, which is really good, because the jumper is e book for me personally, I could not get it to power any of my external hard drives. At least they have corrected that now. In the AC book 3, no doubt you would have come across this notebook here, which is the lab book 14.1 that's from chewy. That is the main competitor. Now that one there has a quad core in 3450 Apollo Lake processor, so it offers up to more cause slightly better performance. It also has a better keyboard and comparing the screens of the both of them there I would go for Chuy's, which I believe is superior battery wise. Both of these machines are very similar, but overall, I do like the lack Book 14.1. I believe that as a superior machine, when looking at the screen here indoors now straight on, it looks fine, perhaps a little bit of a cool white that enters the screen, but the color reproduction is good, good, blacks and overall, not too bad easy book. 3 has two downward firing speakers. That is one here in front of the front foot and the second one right here now. Normally I don't like down with firing speakers, because if you happen to have this on your lap as you would use a laptop, then they will be blocked and they won't sound as good. But these speakers are louder than the two we 14 point ones.
Let'S have a listen to them; they have a hint of bass to them. There is a little bit of store, Cheniere 200 percent volume. Now the 3.5 millimeter headphone jack supports microphones and the sound output it. Output from that is clear, sounds good. I have no complaints at all with the 3.5 millimeter headphone jack, just a few things that I wanted to point out with the system, so the internal storage it's an emmc at a 64 gigabyte Toshiba and the speeds of that. I will show you in just a second when I go through my benchmarks: Wireless is a real tech chipset. This is very common and unfortunately, only Wireless in so it's, not wireless, AC, dual band, which would be a lot faster like what the chewy that Bach 14.1 has you see? We have a dual core CPU, so not the typical quad core, a polar Lakes that I have already benchmarked and tested out performance. Multi core scores, of course, are going to be a lot lower on this particular chipset. Here is really nothing else of interest to point out there and the device manager. So Windows 10 fully activated no problems with that. You see, and we have three points: eight gigabytes usable now, here's the micro SD card slot it's rang it used to be two speeds, so it's not hooked up by a USB 3 reader. Unfortunately – and here is the speed of the Toshiba to eat, MMC 3 pour write, speeds 22, megabytes per second – that is really not fast enough, so writing and moving files onto it.
I did notice that to be quite a bit slower than normal. Now, if you want to speed up this system, you can actually install a m2 spec 22 by 42 or even larger. I think you might be able to fit in there SSD now it has to be set of three and that will remove that bottleneck and he'll pick up the speed of the system. So overall things feel just fine. It feels almost just like the quad core Apollo lights, that I've been tested up when using edge when moving around in window has no problems with that, and just loading up kick tablets website here, I'll just load it again. It comes in quite quickly, scrolling speeds and everything is very smooth, and I even have a 4k demo here that I was just testing out no dropped frames when streaming in 4k, but that performance is fine, see everything like that is just as fast as the quad Core until you move over to something that's more demanding that uses multicores like here, I have Photoshop now I'm, just moving a high res image here in the background, and you see that a little bit choppy and slow moving that around and just applying various filters moving Layers feels slower than the quad core counterparts like the N 3450 that's in the chewy lab book 14.1, but you can do some basic image, editing here, stuff you're able to do that doc. Something like that is perfectly fine on this type of system here.
So a couple of things I wanted to point out: here's the wireless speeds now because it's got while it's in it turned out to be a little bit slower than the chewy let book I managed to get around 40 meters per second at the same time, whereas Here on the easy bug: 3, I only got 18 downloads. The upload speed for some reason was exactly the same, but the wireless range seems good because it's, an all plastic body, so no problems with the range at least, but the wireless performance does suffer a little there, and here is finally Geekbench for single core score. Comes out actually a little bit higher, so not too bad dear, but the multi core score, of course is lower, because this only has two cause and finally the last one I did actually test. Someone asked me to run this with an from the Windows Store. You can see there this score is more or less the same as the Apollo Lake in 3450, so I'm, going to check out two games, that's counter strike and in League of Legends just to see how they perform on the dual core CPU here and, most importantly, Have a look at thermals: this is one area where they have actually done their homework. Jumper has bought some copper and nice copper heatsink over the top of that Apollo Lake will not get anywhere near the temperatures that the Chui D, which got up to 99 degrees.
You can see at the moment a lot of Scott up to here is 67, but I'm going to test out some games and really push it hard, so performance in counter strike. You can see it's really bad. This is very poor frame rates. Only about 10 frames per second dipping down to I've, seen it as low as 2 or 3 frames per second, not playable at all. You can see. League of Legends running in 720p is only just playable, getting a frame rate of around 30 frames per second on the lowest settings here, as you can see. So this is definitely not really a gaming notebook at all very poor performance out of the dual cores here and temperatures I've now had the song for quite some time. Running League of Legends in the background and I'll see was HW info that maximum temperature is getting up to 76 degrees. So that is a positive there that they have done a very good job with the thermals jumper, because they've used that copper heatsink on there. It will not get as hot as the lat book 14.1 does, which reached 99 degrees and actually went into sleep mode. This at least does not happen with this model, now a better life, something that is very important, of course, on a laptop here, we have 8 hours of use in my little test that I did so. I had the brightness set to around 30 40, which is actually quite bright for indoor use perfectly fine, and I managed to get 8 hours and 8 minutes a good score.
This is on par with what I'm getting out of the Chui lat book 14. Now, charging time seemed slower than lat book 14 took around 5 hours to fully charge it, and it had trouble getting up to 1 how to pass in charge. For some reason it would stop around 97 and just would not reach under I don't know what is going on there, whether that system issue was my unit. So to recap here we do have a rather nice panel, but it's, not as good as the let book. 14.1, the keyboard has a lot of flicks and bounds. I don't particularly like it. For this reason alone, I would go for the lat book fourteen point. One we're also missing two cause: it doesn't have a wireless AC like the lab book. Fourteen point one and a better life while it's similar this can get around eight hours. The let book could also get about eight hours. This is slightly lighter, but at the end of the day, I think you know what the answer is. There go for the Chui lat book fourteen. I see no real reason to buy this unless you can pick it up for a significantly lower price.