PiPO X9 Dual OS PC Hybrid Features 8.9 Inch Touchscreen

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PiPO have unveiled the PiPO X9, a upgraded version of the popular PiPO X8. Upgrades to the PiPO X9 include a larger and higher resolution 8.9 inch 1920 x 1200 pixel touchscreen and a dual OS configuration booting both Windows 10 and Android 4.4.

I have to admit that I’m impressed by the “higher than Full HD” touchscreen, which should look really nice at 8.9 inches.

The rest of the specifications are essentially identical to those of the PiPO X8.

PiPO X9 Technical Specifications

  • Chipset: Intel Baytrail quad core processor with Intel HD graphics (Z3736F)
  • RAM: 2 GB DDR3
  • Storage: 32 GB internal storage + micro SD slot (up to 32GB)
  • Video & Audio Output: HDMI, 3.5mm Audio
  • Screen: 8.9 Inch (1920x1200px)
  • Connectivity: 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, Ethernet (speed unknown)
  • USB: 4x USB 2.0 port
  • Other Features: Power button, Integrated Speakers
  • OS: Dual-Boot: Windows 10/Android 4.4

When I reviewed the PiPO X8, I thought the PiPO X8 was an interesting device with lots of potential. I’ve been using mine as a jukebox at parties which is awesome.

I’m hoping PiPO have improved their passive cooling, as some people complained about overheating on the PiPO X8. However, I didn’t experience any during my tests.

Getting One

The PiPO X9 can be purchased from GearBest and GeekBuying for around $130.

What do you think of the PiPO X9? Will you be getting one? Let us know in the comments.

  • Lloyd Seaton

    I like to have configuration flexibility but how sensibly do Windows 10 and Android 4.4 deal with the various combinations of: 1 or 2 displays, touch screen with or without USB mouse, and soft keyboard and/or USB keyboard?

    • Hi Lloyd,

      I haven’t personally tried the PiPO X8, only the PiPO X8 which is pretty similar. You can read my review here: http://hometheatrelife.com/pipo-x8-review-a-dual-os-pc-with-a-built-in-screen/

      Windows was fine and behaved like a standard dual screen setup.

      Android was clunky as it wanted to use the panel’s resolution rather than the screen it was connected to. Basically, it was treating it as screen mirroring via HDMI under Android.

      • Lloyd Seaton

        Windows 10 reportedly includes Continuum functionality that adapts the user interface when you connect a Windows 10 tablet to a “keyboard dock” but the response when you connect to an ordinary USB keyboard is of more interest to me.

        • Good point! I’m not 100% sure.

          I’ll have a PiPO X9 soon(ish) so I’ll test it out when it arrives. Stay posted!