Huawei MateBook – the iPad Pro killer

Huawei has unveiled its new 2-in-1 Windows 10 device at Mobile World Congress – the MateBook.

Ars Technica has called the device an Apple iPad Pro beater, thanks to its slim design, powerful hardware, and high-capacity battery.

The MateBook is a 12-inch tablet with a 2,160 x 1,440 display,  Intel Core M3, M5, or M7 processors, and an optional MatePen – a digital stylus.

The device also comes with a keyboard case accessory, which includes a glass trackpad, and an optional MateDock with USB 3.0, VGA, HDMI, and Ethernet ports.

Huawei said the MateBook, the MatePen, keyboard, and the dock will be sold in different bundle options, with prices ranging from $699 to $1,599, according to The Verge.

The keyboard, pen, and dock will be $129, $59, and $89, respectively.

Huawei MateBook
Dimensions 278.8 x 194.1 x 6.9 mm
Weight 640g
Operating system Windows 10
Display 12-inch 2,160 x 1,440 IPS TFT LCD
Front camera 5MP
Processor 6th Gen Intel Core M dual-core, up to 3.1GHz
Storage SSD: 128GB/256GB/512GB
Battery 33.7Wh
Ports (standard) Headphone jack, USB 3.1 Type-C
Connectivity Wi-Fi, BlueTooth 4.1

Huawei Matebook tablet

The Verge’s hand-on video with the MateBook is embedded below.

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