Hot on the heals of Microsoft’s new Surface pro announcement, Huawei unveiled three new MateBooks to the world.
The MateBook X, E and D are technically successors to the company’s original laptop / tablet hybrid unveiled last year, however only one of them – the MateBook E – is a direct step up from the first generation device.
“At Huawei, we strive to bring new advances to market that inspire people to imagine and explore what’s next – our new flagship series of beautifully crafted MateBooks makes this possible,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “With a stunning new design aesthetic and outstanding performance, the MateBook X and D are the first devices that feature the impressive Dolby Atmos Sound System. Perfectly complementing our smartphones, wearables and smart IoT solutions, the groundbreaking Huawei MateBook X, Huawei MateBook D and Huawei MateBook E meet our consumers’ vision for a complete, connected digital world. This is business – styled.”
Huawei MateBook X: Essentially the flagship of the entire range, the X is 13-inch fanless notebook which Huawei says has an 88 percent screen-to-body ratio and 4.4mm bezels. It includes a choice of powerful 7th Generation Intel Core i7 or i5 processors, Dolby Atmos Sound System and an innovative fingerprint-ready power button with encrypted chip. it also has a 2K display.
Huawei MateBook E: The direct successor to the original MateBook, the E is a 2-in-1 notebook with a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent. It has a new Folio Keyboard with a maximum angle of adjustment that can reach up to 160 degrees, and comes with either a 7th Generation Intel Core i5 configuration or m3 processors and 2K touch screen display.
Huawei MateBook D: Aimed at wider audience, specifically those interested in gaming, the MateBook D is a 15.6-inch laptop with an 83 percent screen-to-body ratio. It also has a 178-degree viewing angle, and comes with either a 7th Generation Intel Core i7 or i5 processor, optional NVIDIA GeForce 940MX Graphics, and Dolby Atmos Sound System.