On November 17, 2021, Huawei has launched a bunch of new smart products including the new Huawei MateBook E two-in-one notebook with the strongest OLED display, a premium, and unique design as well as different features.
Let’s take a look at the new two-in-one notebook in a bit more detail.
Huawei MateBook E offers a light and thin easy to travel design and it can change its appearance in its modes according to the user’s preference including – notebook mode, creative mode, and tablet mode.
The MateBook E weighs at only 709g and has a very thin 7.99mm body, which makes it the lightest and thinnest notebook even in the two in one category in terms of portability and accessibility.
The rear cover is made of micron-level silicone material to shape the fluff texture, and it’s available in two colors – Blue and Gray.
The display of this device won’t disappoint and as mentioned above, it comes with a 12.6-inch OLED panel that is the strongest screen on Huawei PC so far. Talking about the display quality, the screen covers the P3 color gamut and achieves a professional color standard performance of △E<1. It also supports a 1 million:1 high contrast ratio, and the brightness is as high as 600 nits.
There’s more from the display side, the screen offers natural color production technology that smartly adjusts the screen color to maintain consistency and provides a paper-like reading experience to provide the best possible viewing experience.
It has 4 thunderbolt ports along with 65W super-fast charging as well as Windows 11 on board. Furthermore, the MateBook E can take high-quality images with its 13MP rear camera system and an 8MP front-facing camera.
Huawei MateBook E is equipped with the 11th generation Intel CoreTM processor, which supports up to Core i7-1160G7, and the new Intel Iris X Graphics card supports up to 96EU (EU, Execution Unit, execution unit). The first generation IceLake set display supports up to 64EU, and the number of new platforms has increased by 1.5 times.
Additionally, the MeteBook E supports up to 16GB of dual-channel large memory and up to 512G of high-speed solid-state hard drives. Huawei MateBook E boats a flagship-grade heat dissipation design, equipped with the thinnest fan of Huawei PC so far, as thin as 4mm, with 79+ high-density design blades as thin as 0.15mm for a smoother flow of air.
Huawei MateBook E also provides a smart magnetic keyboard with a larger touchpad and NFC sensing area. The keyboard has an angle of 127-degree, which takes into account both office and entertainment scenarios.
There’s a new Huawei M-Pencil (second generation) with a hexagonal shape and the grip comfort is further improved, and the new matte The transparent nib design brings a more comfortable writing experience.
Price and Availability:
According to the information, Huawei MateBook E launched in three versions – i5-1130G7+8GB+256GB at 5999 yuan, i5-1130G7+16GB+512GB at 6999 yuan, i7-1160G7+16GB+512GB at 7999 yuan.
Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 will launch with 6GB RAM in China
Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 is already available in the global market and soon it will be launched in China with 6GB of RAM. Revealing information on this matter, the price, and more information has leaked ahead of its unveiling.
According to the input coming from a Chinese tipster, Huawei MatePad SE 10.4 in China will launch soon with 6GB of RAM. On the other hand, the global model is only listed with 4GB RAM.
The pricing reveals that the 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at 1499 yuan for the WiFi version. While the tablet’s LTE version is priced at 1699 yuan.
Huawei MatePad SE:
This tablet sports a 10.4-inch screen with an 83.6% screen-to-body ratio, 2000 x 1200 pixels resolution, 225 PPI, 16.7 million colors, and an LCD screen panel.
On the other hand, the tablet is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 680 octa-core processor with Adreno 610 GPU. The phone comes with a pre-installed HarmonyOS 3 operating system with the latest features.
It has a 5MP of f/2.2 aperture rear camera and there’s a 2MP selfie camera. It has a 5100mAh battery that could recharge with a 10W super fast charger.
It supports Bluetooth 5.0, Bluetooth file transfer, PC data synchronization, OTG and Type-C and USB 2.0. It also brings gravity and ambient light sensor.
Huawei MatePad 11 and 10.8 gets HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124
Huawei is rolling out HarmonyOS 126.96.36.199 for MatePad 11, upgrading from HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52/163. While on the other hand, Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 is getting HarmonyOS 184.108.40.206 upgrading from HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11. Below you can check the eligible tablet models to get a new software update.
- Huawei MatePad 11 WiFi DBY-W09
- Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 2021 WiFi MRR-W29
- Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 2021 WiFi MRR-W39
To be mentioned, this firmware is only available for the Chinese models.
According to the changelog, Huawei is adding a feature that supports two pairs of Bluetooth earphones simultaneously to allow people to listen to songs together.
This new firmware adds support for the PC mobile engine, which would enable to use of the PC version of the WPS office on a tablet. Furthermore, Huawei is installing the latest security patch for these two tablets with January 2023 HarmonyOS security update.
The latest software update for Huawei MatePad 11 and MatePad 10.4 comes is rolling out in batches and it’ll soon cover all of the devices. Below you can check the complete changelog for more information.
- Added the function of supporting two pairs of Bluetooth headsets at the same time, one song, two people, listening to the beauty together add Good (only supported by some Huawei headsets).
- Added support for PC application engine, you can use the desktop version of the office software WPS on the tablet, to get a more comprehensive and efficient office experience.
- Incorporate the January 2023 security patch to enhance system security.
Huawei PC market growth is against the trends: CEO
Over the past two years, Huawei has improved its Consumer Business portfolio in all products including PCs, and Huawei Consumers Business Group CEO, Yu Chengdong said that the company is moving towards growth in the PC market amid an industry-wide slowdown.
According to Gartner, worldwide PC shipments accounted for a total of 65.3 million units in the fourth quarter of 2022, which is a massive 28.5% decline as compared to the same quarter last year.
Garter mentioned that this is the largest quarterly shipment decline in the PC market since the market researcher began tracking the PC market in the mid-1990.
Huawei CEO said that Huawei PC products attained rapid growth in 2022 and the overall sales expanded rapidly. The Chinese tech maker has also achieved digital growth and a new milestone in key industries.
This is quite amazing but the Huawei consumer business chief has something more to say about the year ahead.
Yu said in the new year, Huawei will provide a consumer-centric approach and will continue to harness the power of research and development, open innovation, and build core competitiveness to bring new products.
The company will continue to explore industry scenarios and work with partners to create a prosperous environment for satisfying consumers’ demands. Simultaneously, Yu promised that his company will build an industry-leading commercial full-scenario service system to create a professional, efficient and powerful service ecosystem.
The new year will be filled with new energy and the Huawei PC market is likely to fulfill its promise by utilizing the company’s high-quality resources.
It will gain momentum from research, marketing, sales, supply, and service with partners in all ways possible. The collaboration will help all industry players to get their fair share of growth in the commercial market.
Yu emphasized that the company is willing to work with partners and explore the upcoming industry transition.