MWC 2016: tablet with Windows 10 from Huawei
Huawei opened the mobile world Congress in Barcelona the presentation of the new hybrid devices MateBook, with whom she has to compete with the Microsoft Surface and the iPad Pro. By the way, is the first company in the PC market.
Huawei MateBook is a 2 in 1 with a fully aluminum body. By itself, the tablet weighs 640 g with a thickness of just 6.9 mm. as an accessory, the manufacturer will offer a cover with two incline levels, which is also equipped with built-in keyboard that is resistant to spills of liquid and has keys with a slightly curved design.
As another input method information supports a stylus pen, which recognizes 2048 levels of pressure. He performs the role of a business assistant: stylus equipped with a laser pointer and buttons that allow you to navigate through the presentation. The battery life of the digital pen is 1 month.
Itself convertible tablet was a 12-inch IPS LCD display that takes 84% of the area of the front panel and boasts a resolution of 2048 by 1440 pixels. Inside MateBook equipped with a sixth generation processor Intel Core M (Core M3, M5, or M7 up to 3.1 GHz) paired with a 4 or 8 GB of RAM LPDDR3 RAM and SSD drive 128/256/512GB. Built-in 33.7 Wh battery promises up to 10 hours without recharging. Charging is via a USB Type-C connector, which you can also connect the dock (MateDock) with HDMI and VGA outputs, and two ports full-size USB 3.0 Type-A and Ethernet port.
Among the other features of the device: Wi-Fi ac MIMO Dual Band, Bluetooth 4.1, ambient light sensor, accelerometer, gyroscope, stereo speakers and a standard audio Jack.
In Europe, Huawei MateBook will be sold at the following prices:
- M3 Intel Core / 4GB RAM / 128GB SSD — €799
- M3 Intel Core / 4GB RAM / 256GB SSD — €949
- Intel Core m5 / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD — €1149
- Intel Core m5 / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD — €1349
- M7 Intel Core / 8GB RAM / 256GB SSD — €1599
- M7 Intel Core / 8GB RAM / 512GB SSD — €1799
The keyboard will cost about 149 Euro, and for dock and stylus manufacturer will ask for 99 and 69 euros respectively.