Huawei is stepping up its game when it comes to portable notebooks as it has announced another 2-in-1 convertible MateBook in Shanghai.
A major update from the previous versions is that 2019 MateBook E uses a Snapdragon 850 CPU instead of the formerly used Intel processor. The always-connected PC is running Windows 10 and comes with some really impressive features.
A side-mounted fingerprint scanner, a built-in eSIM, 3:2 aspect ratio for a 12-inch QHD screen (2160 x 1440 resolution) with oleophobic coating, M-Pen compatibility with 2,048 pressure level sensitivity, and a detachable keyboard are some of the peculiar features of the device.
The first always-connected PC, thanks to the always-on LTE connectivity, comes in two configurations; 4 GB/128 GB, and 8GB/256GB.
The MateBook E 2019 with 4GB, 128GB configuration will be available in China with a price tag of CNY 3,999 (~$595).
It can be used both as a tablet and a laptop thanks to its in-built kickstand which can be adjusted between 110° and 160°. The device is equipped with a long-lasting 36.3Wh battery which can be charged from empty to 88% in 1.5 hours.
The device comes in Charm Blue Sea and Titanium Ash colors and weighs 1.173 kg and 698 g with and without the keyboard, respectively.
Other key features include a USB type-C port, Huawei Share 3.0 One Touch which allows smooth file sharing between phone and computer, Dolby Atmos and dual SmartPA amplifier for an immersive sound experience, 5MP/13MP camera configuration, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0 and 4×4 MIMO antenna technology to name a few.
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