Kicking off at Mobile World Congress 2016, Huawei today has announced their HUAWEI MateBook, a 2-in-1 device that will surely please today’s modern traveler and business users!
The MateBook will start at $699, and looks to build on Huawei’s already budding success in other fields. The portable, stylish MateBook solves a lot of first World problems, majority being the need for a convertible device that is not only portable like a tablet, but will give you the production you need from laptop. Featuring Windows 10, the MateBook also features a 6th generation Intel Core m-series processor coupled by a finless design, perfect for rigorous demands such as word processing, to the casual web surfing. Offering up to 8GB of LPDDR3 memory with a solid-state hard drive with a capacity up to 512GB, MateBook can handle all of your files.
“This is an exciting time for Huawei to enter the market with its powerful new MateBook,” said Kirk Skaugen, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Client Computing Group, Intel Corporation. “By designing with the Intel Core m processor, Huawei is delivering a premium 2-in-1 experience that offers a compelling combination of mobility combined with full PC productivity. We are thrilled to extend our partnership with Huawei in this growing 2-in-1 market.”
Designed with mobility in mind, the MateBook sports a high-quality aluminum unibody that is built to withstand the on-the-go lifestyle of the consumer. Weighing just 640 grams, it’s easy to toss in a bag and just go. It comes with it’s patented MateBook keyboard case, which is made of PU leather, that is just as durable as the MateBook itself. Add in the 1.5mm keystroke keycap design and built-in touchpad, and your finger movements will be precise every time.
With the MateBook’s 12-inch IPS multi-touch screen, enhanced by an ultra-narrow frame, the device features a 2160×1440 display with a 160-degree wide-angle for an immersive experience. Once better, the huge screen is powered by a high-density Lithium battery that will give you nine hours of solid battery life, on top of Huawei’s power-saving technology you can attain a full charge in just two and a half hours, or just 60% in an hour if in a pinch.
If you want to get rid of those post-it notes and endless pads on your desk, just know that Huawei’s MateBook comes with its own MatePen, which offers 2048 levels of sensitivity, and will perfectly capture your thoughts with zero lag or delay. Also featuring things like a Wi-Fi mobile hotspot, the MateBook will be available in Asia, Europe, and North America in the coming months, and will come in either grey or golden.
For more information, head over to Huawei’s site today!