Huawei MateBook laptops have their own special features. These laptops are powerful and provide all-around user experience and the latest MateBook laptops are no exception to Huawei’s promise to this concept.
Adding to this, the Huawei MateBook 14 and the latest gen MateBook X Pro are available to purchase in Australia at 1799 AUD and 2999 AUD respectively. Both of these notebooks are on sale for purchase at Microsoft, Centre Com, Huawei Experience Stores, and Mobileciti.
That’s not it, early customers will get Huawei FreeBuds Pro worth 329 USD absolutely free. If you are in Australia and looking for the absolute best option to replace your existing laptop, then it’s worth looking toward the new Huawei MateBook 14 or MateBook X Pro.
Huawei MateBook 14:
Huawei MateBook 14 boasts an immersive audio-visual experience with 100% of sRGB color gamut Huawei technology on 90% of screen-to-body ratio display. Furthermore, the blue light reduced and flicker-free technology will assures eye protection.
The touch-sensitive screen made the operation such as select, zoom, and scroll more fun. You don’t have to struggle while editing, even taking the screenshot also became easy.
It comes with the 11 Gen Intel Core, Iris X graphics, and Windows 10, which are responsible for the ultra-high performance of the device. Additionally, it features a Huawei Shark fin cooling fan, Huawei Share, fingerprint power button, WiFi 6, and more.
In terms of battery, it features a 56Wh battery for 11 hours continues battery backup with 65W of USB Type-C charger. Also, the single charge of 15 minutes is good enough to provide 2.5 hours battery life.
Huawei MateBook X Pro:
Display and Design:
- 13.9 inches LTPS display
- 304X 217X 14.6 mm measurements
- 1.33 Kg weight
- 91% Screen-to-body Ratio
- 3000 x 2000 resolution
- 450 nits brightness
- Color gamut
Hardware and Software:
- 11th Gen Intel Core i7-1165G7 Processor
- Intel Iris Xe Graphics
- 16 GB LPDDR4 RAM
- 1 TB NVMe PCIe SSD Storage
- Windows 10 Operating System
Features and Connectivity:
- Huawei Share
- Huawei MateBook Manager
- Eye Protection Mode
- Fingerprint Power Button
- 1 MP hidden camera
- WiFi 6
- Bluetooth 5.1
- 56 Wh battery
- 10 hours of video playback
- 65 W USB-C
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.
Huawei to launch new tablet in Q2 this year
This year is different and we could expect a number of new tablet device devices from Huawei, in that place, new tablet devices could launch in the Q2 of this year.
Inputs reveal that Huawei could launch a new tablet lineup in Q2 because Huawei has a big launch event in the first quarter. However, there’s a minor possibility that Huawei may reschedule the tablet launch to an early or later date.
Currently, there’s no new input available on the tablets but we may come in the near future. It is possible that the upcoming tablet will be powered by the latest Snapdragon and HarmonyOS 3.1 technologies but we’ll wait for new remarks from Huawei.