Chinese smartphone giant Huawei has been in the laptop industry for quite some time now. Yesterday, the company launched its latest Huawei MateBook E, which will compete against the likes of Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8. The Huawei MateBook E is a convertible running Windows 11 out-of-the-box. However, the biggest highlight is probably the 12.6-inch OLED display. Apart from these, the notebook packs some pretty powerful hardware inside and supports some accessories that can help users boost their productivity.
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Huawei Mate Specifications
The notebook sports a 12.6-inch OLED display with a resolution of 2,600×1,600 pixels, a 16:10 aspect ratio, and a 90% screen-to-body ratio. The display can go up to 400 nits of brightness. The notebook is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1130G7 processor or the 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1160G7 processor, paired with Iris Xe graphics and up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM and up to 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD. Customers can go for the 11th Gen Core i5-1130G7 model, with either 8GB RAM with 256GB SSD or 16GB of RAM with 1TB SSD. The variant with 11th Gen Core i7-1160G7 comes with 16GB of RAM and a 1TB SSD.
The new Huawei MateBook E offers all the modern wireless connectivity options, including Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. The notebook also presents a Thunderbolt 4 port and a 3.5mm headphone jack. In terms of camera, the notebook sports an 8-megapixel camera on the front and a 13-megapixel camera on the back, and in terms of audio, there are four speakers and microphones onboard for a superior multimedia and communication experience.
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The Huawei MateBook E supports the 2nd gen Huawei M-Pencil and Huawei’s detachable keyboard. The notebook’s power button also doubles as a fingerprint scanner. It packs a 42Whr lithium-polymer battery with 65W charging that can charge the notebook up to 54% in 30 minutes and a full charge takes 90 minutes. It weighs less than a kilo, 907 grams to be precise.
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Huawei MateBook E Price
The new Huawei MateBook E carries a starting price of 5,999 Yuan, which roughly translates to Rs 70,00 for the Intel Core i5 variant with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD. The model with Intel Core i5, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD is priced at 6,999 Yuan or Rs 81,000. The top variant of the MateBook E with Intel Core i7, 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD is priced at 7,999 Yuan, or around Rs 93,000. The notebook comes in two colour variants- Interstellar Blue and Nebula Ash. It is still unclear whether Huawei will launch it in other regions outside China or not, but even if it is launched abroad, it will carry quite a hefty price tag.