In its pre-MWC event, Huawei has revealed the refresh of its flagship laptop, the Matebook X Pro. The Huawei Matebook X Pro was introduced to the world same time last year, so this is the second generation of the company’s top-end laptop.
The Matebook X Pro comes with a few new and improved features, the most prominent one being the display. The new Matebook X Pro features a 13.9-inch FullView LTPS display with a resolution of 3000x2000 and a screen-to-body ratio of 91 percent. The display is touch-enabled and supports for 10-finger multi-touch. This display is packed into a 13-inch form factor, but more impressively, a body that is 4.9mm at its thinnest and 14.6mm at its thickest.
Powering the Matebook X Pro are Intel’s 8th generation processors, configurable up to an Intel Core i7-8565U. For graphics, Huawei is offering discrete graphics through the Nvidia GeForce MX250. For connectivity, the Matebook X Pro comes equipped with full-bandwidth Thunderbolt 3.0 ports.
In addition to the refresh of the Huawei Matebook X Pro, the company also announced two new laptops; the Matebook 13 and the Matebook 14. The Matebook 13 was first shown at CES 2019. The two laptops feature a screen to body ratio of 90 percent. The displays have a 2K+ resolution, 100 percent sRGB coverage. The Matebook 13 and Matebook 14 can be configured with up to an Intel Core i7-8565U, but only the Matebook 14 will come with Nvidia’s GeForce MX250 with 2GB of VRAM. Unlike the Matebook X Pro, the Matebook 13 and Matebook 14 do not have a Thunderbolt 3 port. However, they do offer a USB 2.0, a USB 3.0 and a USB-C port along with a built-in HDMI 2.0 port for connecting external displays.
The Matebook series of laptops also feature a number of software innovations, like OneHop, a feature which allows you to transfer files back and forth between the Matebook and Huawei’s smartphones with just a tap.
The Matebook 13 will start at a price of €999 (Rs 80,672 approx), the Matebook 14 at €1199 (Rs 96,822 approx) and the Matebook X Pro at €1599 (Rs 1,29,123 approx) for their respective base variants.