Huawei recently launched the MateBook X Pro laptop and its MediaPad M5 tablet. The first device is characterized by its 13.9-inch FullView touch screen and its retractable ‘webcam’ hidden in the keyboard, while the second one offers a panel with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels
With a weight of 1.33 kilograms and a minimum thickness of 4.9 millimetres, the MateBook X Pro comes with an Intel Core i7-8550U eighth-generation processor, an NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics card and features an intelligent cooling system. It also incorporates four speakers with Dolby Atmos Sound System technology and a 57.4-watt-hour battery, which guarantees a 12 hours autonomy of video viewing, 14 hours of work and 15 hours of web browsing, according to the company.
The Huawei MateBook X Pro integrates a fingerprint sensor on the power button that allows the user to be identified while the computer is activated. According to Huawei, this verification system activates the computer in 1.9 seconds from sleep mode, 6.6 seconds to exit hibernation mode and 7.8 seconds to turn it on.
Its keyboard is water resistant,and integrates into its upper row a false key where the ‘webcam’ of the new MateBook X Pro is hidden so that the space of the surface of the front of the equipment traditionally reserved for this module. The computer offers 2 USB-C type ports, a USB-A and a ‘jack’ port for headphones, as well as a Thunderbolt 3 connection.
The laptop, which runs on Windows 10 , integrates the Huawei Share service, which allows transferring files wirelessly between devices of the Chinese brand. According to the manufacturer, it enables the sending of 1,000 images in three minutes and a video of 1GB in one minute.
The Huawei MateBook X Pro will reach seven markets during the second quarter of this year. It will be sold in a triple configuration: the equipment with Intel Core i5, 8 gigabytes of RAM and 256 gigabytes of internal storage will cost $1499; with an i7 processor, it will be offered with 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage for $1699, and with the same Intel Core i7, it will be available with 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage for $1899
This laptop will be marketed in the grey colours “Space Gray and Mystic Silver”.