MWC 2016: Huawei unveils 2-in-1 MateBook

Huawei MateBook

Huawei MateBook
Chinese electronic vendor Huawei has launched a 2-in-1 device, the MateBook aiming at the modern business users.

The device features a 6th Generation Intel Core m-series processor to handle business demands in a lightweight fanless design.

The device is made of aluminum unibody and features a strong protective. It has a slim profile and ultra-low weight of just 640g.

The MateBook keyboard case is made of environmentally friendly, soft PU leather. The keyboard features a 1.5mm keystroke and a chiclet keycap design, which allows for larger key surfaces to minimize typing errors.

The built-in touchpad uses multi-touch technology that supports smooth and precise finger movements.

The device features a 12-inch IPS multi-touch screen is further enhanced by an ultra-narrow frame and a screen-to-body ratio of 84 percent.

The screen boasts a resolution of 2160×1440 and a 160-degree wide angle and the color gamut reaches 85 percent, capable of displaying true-to-life colors.

The device offers up to 8GB of LPDDR3 memory and a solid-state hard drive with capacity up to 512GB.

Its 33.7Wh high-density Lithium battery claims to provide enough power for 9 hours of work, 9 consecutive hours of Internet use and 29 hours of music playback.

It boasts a fingerprint recognition feature that supports 360-degree sensitive identification for fewer authentication failures. It takes only one touch to unlock the MateBook’s screen.

Other features include a data transfer capability that allows drag-and-drop document transfer to and from Android smartphones.

The MateBook will be available in Asia, Europe and North America in the coming months and will be available in two colors: grey and golden.

Vishal Kawadkar