Huawei is now entering into PC market with launch of it’s new device, the MateBook.Matebook is a 2-in-1 tablet built around a metal frame and has a metal back, which make it feel premium.The MateBook is a Surface-like Windows 10 convertible laptop/tablet complete with stylus, 12-inch 2160×1440 pixel display, and all-metal unibody design with a range of colourful keyboard cases.
The Laptop/Tablet measures 6.9mm thin and weighs 630 grams. Under the hood, Huawei offers only Intel’s 6th-gen Core M processors with no Core I5 or Core I7 chips in sight.
Matebook comes with either a black facia and silver body or white facia and gold body along with black, brown, orange, and beige colour options for the portfolio keyboard.
The backlit keyboard case, while not sporting the same highly adjustable kickstand of the Surface Pro, supports working angles of 67 and 54 degrees, along with 1.5mm of key travel. That’s higher than the 1.3mm of Surface Pro 4 and is also water resistant. There’s a fingerprint reader built into the side of the MateBook, which supports different fingers for different accounts.
The tablet is water resistant, it packs dual speakers with Dolby Audio and the 4430mAh battery is expected to last through 9 hours of office work or video playback.
The Huawei MateBook starts at $699/€799 and for the price you get a keyboard cover bundled with the slate.The most expensive MateBook with Intel Core m7, 8GB of RAM and 512GB SSD will cost $1599/€1699.
Huawei also unveiled the MatePen, a stylus for use with the MateBook that supports an impressive 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity and an elastomer tip. It even doubles up as a presentation clicker and laser pointer for churning through Powerpoint presentations.It will retail for $59 in the US and €69 in Europe.
Along with Matepen,Huawei also unveiled MateDock which offers USB-A, USB-C, micro USB, Ethernet, and a battery pack which will retail for $89in the US and €99 in Europe.
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