Huawei Launches MateBook X Pro with FullVision Display and MediaPad 5 Tablet
Tech giant Huawei took to the underway Mobile World Congress 2018 (MWC) to announce its newest notebook, the Huawei MateBook X Pro and the MediaPad M5, company’s new tablet device. The tablet will be reportedly available in 8.4-inch display and one with a 10.8-inch panel variant.
Huawei Launches MateBook X Pro
Huawei Launches MateBook X Pro Specs
The tech conglomerate boasts of its Huawei MateBook X Pro by claiming it the world’s first FullView touch-screen notebook. The device sports a 3K display up front with an impressive 91 per cent screen to body ratio. The MateBook X Pro is powered by Intel’s 7th generation Kaby Lake processors (up to Core i7) paired with the Nvidia MX150 GPU.
Huawei MateBook X Pro Features
The device, as company reveals, comes with a metal uni-body design with a sandblast finish, a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button (circa the MacBook Pro) and has a quad speaker setup with tweeters and subwoofers. Its keyboard is of full size, backlit and spill proof.
Weighing just 1.3 kg, The MateBook X Pro is available in space gray and mystic silver. The highlight of the device is its camera that pops up from one of the function keys in the keyboard.
- 13.9-inch touchscreen display
- 91-percent screen-to-body ratio
- 3000 x 2000 resolution
- 450 nits brightness
- 8/16 GB RAM
- 256/512 GB PCIe SSD
- 57.4Wh battery
- 8th Gen quad-core Intel i7 and i5 (8550U/8250U)
- Nvidia MX150 GPU
- 14.6mm thick
- 1.33 kg (2.93 lb)
- 2x USB-C (1x Thunderbolt 3), 1x USB-A
- Matedock 2 included (USB-A, HDMI, VGA)
- Fingerprint reader integrated in power button
- Dolby Atmos capable quad speakers
- 100 percent sRGB coverage
- 14.6mm thick
- Battery rated at 12 hours local video, 14 hours mixed use.
- Microsoft Signature Edition (no bloatware)
Huawei MateBook X Pro Connectivity
For connectivity, the device is equipped with a Thunderbolt 3 port – which brings with it support for 4K displays and external graphic cards – and supports fast charging. A 30 minute charge can power the laptop for up to 6 hours, claims Huawei. With the laptop, buyers will get Microsoft’s instant translation inbuilt. Thanks to Microsoft-Huawei collaboration.
Price and availability
Intel Core i5 + 8GB of RAM + 256GB SSD – 1499 Euros (roughly Rs 1,19,200)
Intel Core i7 + 8GB of RAM + 512GB SSD – 1699 Euros (roughly Rs 1,35,200)
Intel Core i7 + 16GB RAM + 512GB SSD – 1899 Euros (roughly Rs 1,51,100)
Huawei MediaPad 5 Table
Huawei’s new tablet, the MediaPad M5 will be valuable 10.8-inch display and 8.4-inch display variants. Moreover, both tablets come with Harman Kardon tuned speakers that Huawei claims deliver 360 degree sound. The battery lif of tablets is rated at 12 hours (video playback) with quick charge support built-in.
The major highlight of the tablets is 4G LTE support. Lookwise, they have 2K displays covered by 2.5D glass, a chassis made out of aluminium and minimal bezels up front.