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[Update: Postponed] Huawei MateBook X and X Pro 2021 will launch on January 13
January 13, 2021: Update
According to a tipster from Weibo, Huawei has postponed the launch of 2021 MateBook laptops from January 13 to a possible date of January 17. However, and an official confirmation is yet to come. (via – Weibo)
January 11, 2021: Original Story
Today, Huawei has officially revealed the launch date of the upcoming laptop, Huawei MateBook X and X Pro 2021, which is scheduled for January 13. According to the information, Huawei will improvement to these MateBook with the inclusion of 11th Gen Intel processors as well as new graphics cards for better performance.
Huawei MateBook X equipped with Intel’s latest i7-1160G7 processor, which has 7W-15W power consumption, 4 cores, and 8 threads, and a turbo frequency of up to 4.4GHz. It will have a significant improvement in power consumption and performance over the 14nm i7-10510U.
On the other hand, Huawei MateBook X Pro 2021 may not have many changes on the design side, and internal specs will be powered by the 11th Intel chipsets + MX450 graphics.
Moreover, it’s expected that Huawei will also launch the PC version of its AppGallery, Huawei browser, and more applications to collaborate better with the Huawei ecosystem and expand the number of applications for its notebook devices.
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Huawei MateStation X to get a low specs version
Huawei MateStation X is the ultimate destination for PC guys and it has a super high-quality 4K resolution screen to do all tasks on a 28.2-inch display. Therefore, Huawei is preparing to launch a low specs version of MateStation X to make it affordable for all consumers.
As revealed by Weibo tipster Unclemountain, Huawei MateStation X will launch a low specs version with an i5-1200H processor and the current price module will be updated according to the processor.
Launched in 2021, Huawei MateStation X is Huawei’s first all-in-one PC. It is also the only all-in-one system with the highest screen ratio in the world. According to the information, the high-end i9 version of Huawei MateStation X is priced at 12,699 yuan.
Intel i5-12500H has 4 performance cores and 8 energy efficiency cores. There are a total of 12 cores and 16 threads, the maximum frequency can top up to 4.5GHz, while the nominal TDP is 45W.
Currently, Huawei has not confirmed any changes in the desing of this upcoming Huawei desktop.
Huawei MateStation X brings a 28.2-inch display with a 4K+ pixels resolution along with a 3:2 aspect ratio. The screen delivers a 98% P3 wide color gamut, 500 nits high brightness, and Display HDRTM 400 certification.
The display also supports 10-point touch, which can be used as a drawing board or a whiteboard for the office. This is more convenient to draw pictures for children or use it to showcase conference data.
Furthermore, the Huawei MateStation X audio was jointly developed with Devialet. It consists of two 5W full-range speakers, one 10W woofer, and two double-sided back-to-back passive radiators. This massive Huawei AIO PC supports Devialet’s SAM low-frequency enhancement and Huawei Histen algorithm to provide an all-around sound experience.
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Huawei MatePad 11 2023 specs leaked including Qualcomm Snapdragon 870
Huawei MatePad 11 2023 specs leaked ahead of the unveiling on March 23 and the company will use Qualcomm Snapdragon 870 chipset for this upcoming tablet.
The leaked specs revealed that Huawei MatePad 11 2023 tablet comes in two versions – a flat panel and a soft panel screen designed with various features. There are four colors to choose from including purple, obsidian black, island blue, and crystal white.
Tipster DigitalChatStation says that the MatePad 11 2023 is equipped with an 11-inch screen with 2560 x 1600 pixels resolution. It will provide a high scale viewing experience with a 120Hz refresh rate.
The tab utilizes 8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage variants. It packs a big 7250mAh battery to provide a long-lasting power backup. You can recharge this device with a 22.5W super fast charger.
Don’t forget that the MatePad 11 2023 will be powered by HarmonyOS 3.1 operating system along with a number of new features optimized for such a large screen. On the flip hand, the initial generation device is the first to come with HarmonyOS 2 in 2021.
The standard and WiFi versions are equipped with WiFi connectivity. But we can’t deny the possibility for the LTE model.
Huawei MatePad 11 2023 also appeared on Geekbench with model number DBR-W10. It achieved a single-core performance of 914 points and 3058 points on the multi-core benchmark.
Interestingly, the software that Geekbench recognized is based on Android 12. In that case, you should know that HarmonyOS comes with open-source Android project libraries, that’s how it’s observed as Android.
The tablet has Snapdragon 870 octa-core chip, while its predecessor featured Snapdragon 865 mobile platform.
Soft screen version:
This tablet is designed with innovation, and it brings anti-glare eye protection, paper-like reading, and writing user experience. You should know that the new screen can eliminate 97% of the direct light reflection in the environment.
The tablet also has a single camera on the rear side along with an LED flash to support your rear side photographs.
Learn more below.
Huawei MatePad 11 2023 soft screen design revealed by TUV Rheinland
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Huawei MatePad 11 global users gets HarmonyOS 3 update
Huawei MatePad 11 is one of the most powerful tablets and it is now receiving one of the most productive software upgrades that will take to the HarmonyOS 3 operating system.
Huawei has released a brand new software update for the global Huawei MatePad 11 users and it comes with HarmonyOS build version 22.214.171.124. The package is huge at 4.94Gb, reflecting the characteristics of this major software.
Before we jump into the details, you should know that Huawei MatePad 11 is one of the first tablets to run the HarmonyOS operating system for global consumers. Since then, Huawei established HarmonyOS as the sole software for global tablet devices.
It’s also the first tablet to come with a flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset. That has a pre-installed HarmonyOS 2 version, which will now upgrade the experience with HarmonyOS 3. This latest development comes after the device completed its successful testing and installation in China.
The changelog reveals HarmonyOS 3 new service widget management tool. This includes stack widgets, which you can form by dragging the widgets of the same size on top of each other. You swipe up or down to switch between widgets.
Swipe down further to expand the stack and swipe left on a widget to remove it. Hole and drag a widget to adjust its position in the stack or drag it to the home screen.
Other than that widget combo is also there, you can drag widgets of different sizes and app shortcuts together to group them into a combo. You later adjust the combo size or use a combo template.
There’s another important feature that comes to the Huawei MatePad 11 is smart folders, which I liked the most. You can adjust a folder size based on the number of apps within it.
The new super device supports connecting to and interacting with more device types via Super Device, without even having to be logged in to the same Huawei ID.
Other than that, the new media controller fetches audio sharing with two connected FreeBuds earphones and listens to music simultaneously.
SuperHub is an addition that will give the major capability to MatePad 11 users. It allows you to share multiple forms of content between apps, and devices at a single time, by dragging text, images, and files to SuperHub.
Furthermore, the new notes app adds features such as importing notes in multiple formats, editing and converting handwritten notes to text, and recognizing notes. There are also new features and improvements made to the security and privacy section, which you should explore.
(via – Huaweiailesi)