Huawei has launched a 2-in-1 device that is expected to take on the Microsoft Surface Pro 8. Dubbed the Huawei MateBook E (2022), it brings an impressive array of features and top-end specifications. This is a bid by Huawei to tighten its grip in the laptop segment.
Huawei MateBook E (2022) Specifications
The Huawei MateBook E (2022) features a 12.6-inch OLED display that delivers a resolution of 600×1,600 pixels. The screen offers an aspect ratio of 16:10 and a screen-to-body ratio of 90 percent. Aside from that, the screen can deliver a brightness of up to 400 nits.
Under the hood, the notebook packs either the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1130G7 or the 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1160G7 processor. Aside from that, it comes with competent Iris Xe graphics.
In addition, the Huawei MateBook E (2022) ships with 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM and offers up to 512GB of PCIe NVMe SSD. The notebook comes with multiple modern wireless connectivity options such as Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6. Aside from that, it has a 3.5mm headphone jack and a Thunderbolt 4 port.
For optics, the notebook houses an 8MP front shooter and a 13MP camera at the back. Also, it has four speakers, and microphones for a seamless communication experience.
Huawei MateBook E (2022) Price and Availability
According to Gadgets360, the price of the new Huawei MateBook E (2022) are as below;
- Intel Core i5 model with 8GB RAM + 256GB SSD costs CNY 5,999 (about US$ 938.94)
- Intel Core i5 model with 16GB RAM + 512GB SSD costs CNY 6,999 (about US$ 1095.46)
- Intel Core i7 model with 16GB RAM + 512GB SSD goes for CNY 7,999 (about US$ 1251.98).
Furthermore, you can choose between Nebula Ash and Interstellar Blue color options. Details about the notebook’s pricing and availability in other regions are still scarce. It is unclear whether Huawei will be bringing its new Huawei MateBook E into global markets. However, it is goes official in other regions, the notebook is likely to carry a steep price tag.
In addition to unveiling its latest 2-in-1 device, Huawei announced its latest VR (virtual reality) headset for avid gamers, dubbed Huawei VR Glass 6DoF Game Set. The headset features dedicated controllers that deliver an immersive gaming experience. The company unveiled the new products alongside the new Huawei Watch GT Runner smartwatch.