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Jumper EZBook S4 Unboxing & Review


Jumper EZBook S4 Unboxing & Review hi guys Chris here and I have with methe last budget laptop that I will be checking out this year now there'sanother Gemini Lake it's the same N 4100 but what sets this model apart fromall those other models like the Chuwi lapbook SE I've looked at is thatthis one here has 8 gigabytes of RAM yes finally now there are a few other modelsbut they're a lot more expensive even one with upgradeable RAM that I justrecently looked at but this model here from jumpa hopefully lives up to thesame kind of standard that we had with the jumper easy book 3 pro but thisapparently has a full plastic build and might have alloy a metal used on the lidso we have the laptop wrapped in plastic we have a user guide that is in Chineseand English we get a power plug adapter that's from banggood and then our powersupply with a rather short cable on it this one here is rated to 12 volts 3amps and it's exactly the same as the power supplies used in other easy booklaptops so the laptop weighs a light 1.21 kilos and that is because it has anall plastic build which is kind of unfortunate compared to say DZ book 3pro which had a premium finish so this one's definitely a lot chunkier than theother laptops I've looked at you can see that it's 22 millimeters that's withoutthe rubber feet included so if I include that foot there now that brings it up tothen 25 millimeters so that means the lead plastic as well and there is alittle bit of flex to it on the right of the easy book s4 we've got a USB 2 port3.5 millimeter headphone jack and then a micro SD card reader now that's only onUSB 2 spec 1 so reads and writes will max out and only 23 megabytes per secondand then on the Left we have a mini HDMI out I will check if this supports HDMItoo I believe it does which is a positive there and then a USB 3 port DCin for charging and a status LED so it just powered it up to confirm that yeswe do have an IPS screen I was a little bit worried because a couple of times inthe past they've had notebooks that they said have IPS screens and theadvertising impressed material and you find out it is a TN panel with very poorvertical viewing angles but as you can see that thoseare fine that it's not shifting out definitely not a TN panel that is an IPSpanel we have a 720p webcam right up here at the top there's some littlerubber feet here and as bezel is also met as well this is an anti-glare 1080pscreen which is a different a positive over other models like the lap bug SCwhich has a glossy display which is very susceptible to reflections now alsonotice too that this bezel around the screen that the lid itself is a littlebit thicker than normal now the hinge that is nice and stiff I don't see anyproblems with that and then our keyboard here so silver keyboard and that's about1.5 1.4 millimeters of travel and I'm pressing down really hard you can seethere is some flex here that's been an all-plastic laptop you're going tonotice this now it probably does have metal behind it to help reinforce it buteven so there is a little bit flex with that so if you're quite a heavy type ERand you will notice a little bit of Bounce there now a power key that isn'tseparated away from the keyboard either so there could be accidental touches ithas the same resistance as the rest of the keys here and we do have functionkeys via this function in an hour if one to twelve keys they're very hard toactually see that because I've used it like a light blue color there so we dohave three status LEDs ones for power one and sleep this will be flashing thenwe've got a number lock and then our caps lock and then that little tawny dotnext to it that's a microphone so we've got jewelry mics there's one to theright of this one right here now normally I don't particularly like thislocation for microphones because what happens when you're typing away on thekeyboard you're gonna get a lot of feedback and even more so this having aplastic body first impressions of this touchpad there okay now the surface ofit is just a silver matte paint job it's not a glass covered one or anything likethis this is a budget laptop but the good news is it is a Windows precisiondriver controlled touchpad so you do have your gestures and it does overallseem accurate and it seems so far to be a decent enough touchpad which is goodso the screen so far looks okay did a measurement of the brightness so that'smaximum like so it's outputting at 100% is only about a hundred and eighty luxso that's on the low side as always mentioned his videos I'd like to see itleast over 250 it is a matte screen so indoors that's looking perfectly fineand you will still be able to make out what's on the screen even in reallybright environments so I don't think that's going to be too much of an issuebut if you wanted one of those really super bright screens they're gonna beout of luck now the keyboard I discovered that there is no shortcut onthis keyboard for the screen brightness you're always going to have to gothrough the settings menu here when you click on the battery icon another goodpositive thing about this screen too is when you put it on to zero percent youcan see that as super dim very dim now you can see this flickering happeningright now now that is only on camera that's some pulse width modulationthat's used to control the brightness on here and you can see it 25% now and at50 it's almost gone 75 and then one hunter sent there but again this is onlyhappening on camera that flicker if you'd like to know more about the screenhere it is this is the manufacturer so it is from BOE that's the model soGoogle that one so just running Windows 10 home it is version 1803 the latest is1809 so you will need to run a few updates on that it was already set up soI just went straight into the desktop so you can prolly do a factory reset andthen your key in whatever username you want and things like that if you'relittle bit worried about that now you probably had to do a fresh clean installand there's no problems with the drivers I will be creating a driver backup forthis and also upload that onto my website so for the C drive where Windowsis installed there we've only got 98 gigabytes free on that 128 gigabytesdrive now I've just been benchmarking it andyou can see here that it's not actually an SSD drive so that person that pointedout on my forum that they got an emmc it seems that all models or lists the firstbatch are using e MMC drives and not is his DS so that's a little bit of falseadvertising there because I'm pretty sure on the website it says that it's anSSD so we'll open this up and see if we do at least have that MDOT - is thist-slot in there for upgrades of adding a set of three Drive and here is our RAMso it is running in dual channel HW info also confirms us so we're getting alittle bit of extra bandwidth versus say the single channel laptops out therewith the same sauron in 4,100 the RAM speed is 2133 megahertz and thenlastly with our devices here we've got Intel's wireless AC 3165 of course we doit wouldn't be another wireless AC chipset sole is it as well as AC butthis one's not the fastest out there so it's gonna max out around about 380megabits per second throughput give you a short preview now of the speakers sothey're on the bottom downwards firing and they've got really no base to themthe volume is average it's okay not quality speakers they could definitelybe louder but here's that sample they can look at the insights now so wehave the wireless antennas on the palm rest so just above the palm wrist that'snot really in the optimal location really it should be around the lid andthe lid being plastic and having that when you're up means you get normally alittle bit better coverage there but it doesn't seem to be too much of a problemthe fact that they have it down here we've got two separate antennas ofcourse now the battery you can see here it is 35 watt hours so a little bit lessthan other models by about two watt hours the likes of the easy book sorrythe laptop is see that one has 37 watt hours so we're missing out on about halfan hour run time so this can get around seven hours this laptop here which isn'ttoo bad you can see the two speakers either side that's why they don't have alot of base they don't sound particularly good they're not wonderfulthey're only small cheap speakers and then when you take a look at themotherboard so right here of course without a very nice large copperheatsink and so far this does seem to do the job in my testing I've been runninga few stress tests and a couple of games and things it doesn't tend to go overabout 83 degrees so it's holding up which is fine that's what you want butwe don't have a course on the back of the lid metal as well so you can'treally put a thermal pad on here and then have that transferring the heatover to the back because the the plastic course acts as an insulator it's notgoing to be transmitting any heat through to that so HDMI this is the miniHDMI port right there yes it is HDMI to that 60 Hertz in fact no not 60Hertz it runs at 57 Hertz for some reason I don't know why that is and hereis yes our SD card slot so this is where we'd put in a 22 by 80 there's no screwunfortunately included so that's where you put in your set of three SSD so interms of upgrades that's kind of good if you're not happy with the speeds of 120eight gigabyte Drive that's on there add another one another hundred twenty-eightgigabyte SSD or add 256 gigabytes and that because you plan your storageoption so you can see one of the microphones here and there is the otherone right on the other side over there now there is a middle backing plate sothis is behind the keyboard so we still have a bit of flex there and that'sprobably caused by the fact that it's a little bit Hollow around here so it willstill have a little bit of area you can see there that it will flex in a littlebit so this is why this design is not as premium as their other notebooks it'sjust not as firm not as solid feeling they're obviously they're going for costreduction they're going for weight reduction and certainly this is what youget and you get a little bit of plastic mostly plastic around here now there isof course metal around here the hinge itself the hinge mechanism you can seethere that's screwed in place and it has a bolt on that and that of course ismetal so that Elise is going to hold up that's overall the mean the book qualityis decent it's just not the best I've seen so I didn't store one of my own setof three SSDs and it detected it just fine it is working at set of threespeeds which is great just to point out - and the BIOS here that everything isunlocked to us completely open so all the settings you can imagine they areall there accessible to you and a lot of them you can actually get yourself in alot of trouble but the one we want here is the CPU configuration and this is theCPU power management so they have set and also power limit here so that'sgoing to be I think six watts or nine watts or whatever they're going toselect for this but you can go and manually override this of course to setyour own power limit in there that's the maximum power it will use and that willboost in performance but also increase the heat so this is the reason why it isnot getting too hot because they've only set as six watt power limit that's theOtto sitting it goes with Intel's default so if you override that and thebias where I showed you before sits something like nine watts and you get upto about 89 degrees there 90 it climbs up but it will increase the performancebecause then it can hold 2.3 gigahertz on all four of the cause without anyproblems and testing out the latest Linux Mint build here this one's runningfine everything seems to work I won't go as far as installing it but the wirelessis working the touchpad is working and the audio - so that is good to see nowto comment on the performance it's as expected it's no faster than my chewylap book SC mean we've got double the RAM but the RAM is running at the samespeeds it just means that we can multitaska little bit more freely it's not gonna be swapping to that SSD or the emmc asmuch and you're really just gaining that so the tabs won't have to reload forexample in chrome if you're gonna start to really fill it up you can multitask alittle bit light use it's gonna be perfectly fine you can watch 4k videosand it'll be natively decoding those as well with the vp9 support HEV C files noproblems there spreadsheets and all that is this goingto be working fine so performance wise I mean this is quite good for lightcomputing I've had eight afternoon of solid typing on this keyboard and it'saverage it's good I think most people gonna be happy with this keyboard as Ipointed out there as does a little bit of flex there's this bounce on here butwere your normal typing pressure it's not really that much of an issue I thinkthe topping and the feedback you get back from those keys is alright but it'sstill nothing near as good as the likes of the lap book essays now this keyboardis backlit it has slightly larger keys better spacing and overall it's just alot more comfortable to use the same goes for the trackpad on this so they'renot going to beat easy book jumper the likes of this keyboard and trackpadcombination which is still the current best that I have seen on a budget laptopthere one thing the easy book is for does have that I believe is better it'smore practical more useful as course the screen having the matte coating on thisone means it's just a lot easier on the eyes you don't get all the reflectionslike you do with the fully laminated glass on this one is maybe not as punchyat the screen because of that as a result so it's not as bright either asthe to Alette book is he's screen but then too we have that double the RAM soit really it depends on what you want here between these two laptops if youneed the eight gigabytes then by all means that's probably the one to go forbut if you can live with the four then yes as a pointed out meaning if you seemy channel the lab book I see is is one of the better ones and best ones outthere that I've seen so far so this is the webcam here and I thoughtin the beginning this was 720p but no it's only 480 pieces it's a very fullwebcam you can see in the quality VGA resolution and the audio well not thegreatest even if you type in the keyboard you know right now there'squite a bit of that sounds going to be transmitting through to thosemicrophones located just above the keyboardalright so overall I think this is an average led laptop okay it's got a lotof things that are good and then there's a few things in an so great like massivedeal breakers no it doesn't have it okay start out with the screen so 1080p it'smatte coated it's anti glare and the brightness okay lacking a little howeverbright lights that I have on at the moment you can see the screen I thinkit's it currently at about 75% it's bright enough it's gonna be fine Idon't think a lot of people gonna have problems with us unless you decide touse this in direct sunlight then you probably need a bit brighter but eventhen you're still going to make out what is on the screen because of their antiglare the matte coating it has on this so the keyboard to type on I've done nowa bit of typing on this and I don't need weeks with this laptop to know that thekeyboard is fine it's good for most things no shortcut for the brightnessfor some reason the function and then the media controls and that you get fromthe function keys are the color of Euston that makes it a little bitdifficult to see at times depending on that angle of that silver key caps not abig fan of that I prefer to have dark ones but at least they did use the darklettering on top of those keys which makes it not a problem the likes of thebacklit keyboards have that we've had before with these with jumper - it'sbeen see-through and it's been really hard to see but not here plastic camerasplastic build means it's lighter but it's not as strong and of course doesnot feel as premium so the wireless range the signal even though theantennas as I showed you when we looked at the internals are here the range isfine the speeds 380 360 max is are we going to get through from this Wirelesschip set for the throughput there I mean it's alright it is a budget laptop afterall so the eight gigabytes of RAM doesn't make it faster than the lab bookAC doesn't make it faster than the other Gemini late models it actually doesn'tknow I mean if you do set the power limit to something like nine Watts 10watts even it's a little bit quicker then feels a little bit more snappy butit feels pretty much exactly the same as my let book AC but the more RAM on heremeans you can freely multitask you can start multitasking without it swappingand you don't notice the slowdown then when you start running lots of differentapplications it comes on a lot later so it's only delaying that and having thatextra room it's definitely well worth that a lot of people to say no I won'tget the other models because if I only got four gigabytes of RAM then this isprobably one you want to look at Linux support thumbs up there took their tookthose boxes for Linux it's all working wireless everything I couldn't see anyproblems with that I haven't done an install on this yet I just don't havetime but if I do I'll probably let you know on Twitter I don't see there beinga prominent you'll probably install it on the emmcand then put it on to windows maybe on the assist if you wants you could run adual boot set up I've done it before Linux Mint and it works out to be fineso the SSD that's what we into a problem where is it we've gotemmc spec drive so they're obviously banking that a lot of people wouldn'trecognize that and a lot of people probably wouldn't they see 128 gigabyteDrive in there from same side and think oh yeah there's I Driveso it's both a pro and a con that you can put a faster SSD in here upgradeyour storage without having to remove that installation of Windows is apositive but the same thing all their press material the websites selling thislike for example banggood it says it's an SSD but it's not so that's falseadvertising there so they could run into problems with that and I know someone onmy forum did comment that they got an emmc so it seems like the first batch atleast they aren't using SSD so that's really disappointing to see there sooverall I think yeah it's a little bit more bulkyyes it's plastic but it is lighter is it the best Gemini Lake out there no, noone's going to take that crown off the lap book SE of course which I have herethat's my favorite that's the one I use and when you hold both for these yeahthis one does it does feel a lot heavier it's a heavy one this is about 1.45kilos and this being the 1.2 kilos a lot lighter a lot a little bit more portablebut of course it is thinner this one here so that's my pic that's pulley thebest one to go for it but if you need the eight gigabytes of RAM take a lookat this one here just bear in mind with those cons that I said the speakers tovery poor on this I think they're even worse than the choice but that is kindof typical for these budget laptops they never seem to have good speakers in themthank you so much for watching this video and if you haven't checked out myreview of the Lapbook SE that one's right up here .

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