In this third world, we are all gadget freaks. Especially mobile gadgets are so much important in our daily lives. That era has gone where we had giant machines that we called technology. Instead of that, we have moved into a portable era, where everything is lightweight and moveable.

With all this trash talk, maybe you got what I am talking about. Yes, I am talking about laptops. It’s a carryable computer. But a lot of changes have been made in the laptops too. Now laptops are touchscreen and also work as tablets.

Today I am going to talk about a 2-in-1 convertible laptop. 2-in-1 laptop means you can use it as a computer with portability and also use it as a tablet device.

So, let me introduce you to a budget-friendly 2-in-1 laptop from the Chinese brand XIDU. It’s called XIDU PhilBook Max. The whole article is about this laptop. How it works, specifications, and review after 7 days of use. So without more introduction, let’s get to the point.

Build quality of XIDU PhilBook Max


First of all, we’ll talk about the build quality. XIDU PhilBook Max is an aluminum-made lightweight laptop, which is around 1.39 kg in weight. So I don’t have to tell you how lightweight it is. It is also one of the thinnest laptops we currently have in the market. The total thickness is about 16mm.


On the right, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack, then a USB3 port, then a micro SD card slot next to the USB3 port, and then a power button. On the left, it has a charging port, then a USB3 port and a HDMI port. It also has a 14.1 inch 360° rotatable multi-touch display.

Also, it has a 2MP webcam in the middle of the top of display. Then we have a good laptop-esque keyboard. Not too great, but like other laptops, it works fine for simple daily work. Before I forget, let me tell you it has a large touch which works smoothly.

Currently, they have only one matt-finish space gray color available, which is very premium I think. Look at the picture.



Let’s take a quick look at the specs:

  • XIDU Philbook Max is powered by an Intel E3950 quad-core processor, which is actually a dual core processor with 2.5 GHz clock speed.
  • It comes with 8 GB DDR3 SDRAM.
  • Also, it has a 128 GB SSD for fastest run. You can also expand this to 512 GB.
  • It embraces a multi touch 14.1 inch display with 1920X1080 pixel resolution which can rotate into 360°.
  • It features 802.11 AC Wi-Fi.
  • I didn’t see any data about battery voltage and other things, but it runs very well. I will discuss that bellow.
  • It also has a 12V/3A charger to charge that battery.
  • And, it has a 2MP web camera as well.

That is all about the specifications of this laptop.

Performance of XIDU PhilBook Max

In the above section, I gave you the specs. So, you know that it has dual-core processor. But as a 2-in-1 laptop, it works very fine. And don’t forget this is a low budget 2-in-1 laptop. So you can’t expect top-notch performance from it. But with 128 GB SSD and 6 GB RAM, it almost runs very well.


For daily usage, it is an ideal laptop, not for heavy work though. It has no dedicated graphics card. So you can’t expect heavy gaming type facilities in here. But yes, you can run the lightweight games; they’ll run smoothly. Oh, let’s talk about the battery now.

With a full charge, I used almost 6 hours without a break. It lasts around six hours that has been tested. So, about the battery life, you don’t have to panic. It will keep you alive in the middle of the jungle. and not to miss, this laptop runs on Windows 10 Home Operating System.

Talking about the touch, I didn’t get any touchscreen issues yet. While I am writing this article, I am about to complete 10 days of use. The touch works precisely and very fine.

So overall, for a low budget 2-in-1 laptop, it is a perfect one that is currently available in the market.


  • Better battery life.
  • Lightweight and thin.
  • 2 types of usability.
  • Touchscreen HD display.
  • SSD which will run faster that normal HDD.


  • I expected at least core i3 processor on it.
  • Display is not strong. It can’t handle normal wind.
  • Charger is not great. It’s like a normal phone charge.


After all of the discussion, I must say, this is a very good 2-in-1 laptop to a certain point. Yes, I am talking about the price.

It is currently around $350 at Amazon. In this price range, there is no other 2-in-1 laptop available in the market right now. So, according to the price and the performance, this is the best 2-in-1 laptop.

If you are in a tight budget and looking for an entry-level 2-in-1 laptop, then this will be the obvious choice for you. Especially if you are a student and are looking for a laptop for study purpose I must say, go for the XIDU Philbook Max. It will be worthy of your money. That is all I had to present for today. Thank you!


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Disclaimer: This is a sponsored post, made possible in association with XIDU. PiunikaWeb doesn’t take any responsibility of the product being advertised here.

About XIDU: Although it is a rising star in the industry, XIDU has accumulated a lot of experience in R&D and production of notebooks from contract manufacturing in the past. The couple has collected the demands of many young people: they want a laptop that is cost-effective, portable, versatile and good-looking.

Centering on these core demands, XIDU overcame all kinds of technical problems and finally made the first laptop that amazed all the young people in the factory. Moreover, as an original equipment manufacturer for some famous brands like Surface of Microsoft and YOGA of Lenovo, XIDU uses the same equipment and mold with big brands.


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