Back in November, Huawei launched its first desktop computer in China and the Chinese tech giant is now moving forward to unveil this computer in the global market as Huawei Mate Station S. According to the information, Huawei will launch Huawei Mate Station S soon in Malaysia, which could be the first market to get the launch of the Huawei desktop outside of China.
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By looking at the design, we’ve found that the company has redesigned the box compared to the Mate Station B515 and called it a star trail design. The CPU is slim and 9cm wide and 29cnm tall.
The box has built-in dual-antenna Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0. On the front side primary interface including a USB-C port and 3.5mm headphone jack, 1 x USB-C (USB 2.0), and 1 x USB-A (USB 3.2 Gen 2) interface. On the backside, the CPU has a Microphone Input, an audio output, an audio input, an HDMI port, a VGA interface, a USB-A (USB 3.2 Gen 1) port, two USB-A (USB 2.0) port, and two Ethernet port.
The CPU comes with Intelligent temperature control, which adjusts the wind speed according to the temperature change of the device, and asymmetrical heat dissipation fins improve the heat dissipation efficiency.
The Mate Station S bundle includes a Huawei monitor that offers a 23.8-inch full-view IPS display with a 90% screen-to-body ratio, full HD resolution (1920 x 1080P), 16:9 aspect ratio, LED-backlit, and 1000:1 screen contrast. It’s certified by TUV Rheinland international for maximum eye protection.
KEYBOARD AND MOUSE:
A Huawei keyboard is specially designed for this machine and built with a metal texture, 2.5mm keystroke, and a scissor button that provides a better typing experience. Noteworthy, the keyboard also has a touch-fingerprint unlock button, as well as Huawei one-tap share and connect support to maximize the user experience.
Processor and Software:
The Huawei Mate Station S is powered by AMD Ryzen 5 4600G processor, has 8GB of DDR4 3200mHz RAM, 256GB .M2 SSD, AMD integrated graphics. From the software side, the Huawei Mate Station S comes with pre-installed Windows 10 and has important features such as Huawei Share and Multi-screen collaboration.
Price and Availability:
Currently, the price of the Huawei Mate Station S has not been revealed but it’s likely to be announced very soon.
Huawei MatePad 11 and 10.8 gets HarmonyOS 220.127.116.11
Huawei is rolling out HarmonyOS 18.104.22.168 for MatePad 11, upgrading from HarmonyOS 22.214.171.124/163. While on the other hand, Huawei MatePad Pro 10.8 is getting HarmonyOS 126.96.36.199 upgrading from HarmonyOS 188.8.131.52. 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.