News & Reviews: Huawei Matebook Malaysia launch
Feb 29, 2016
The Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 hybrid laptop tablet was recently announced at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. As of now, it has won 15 awards from industry watchers and tech authorities from across the world. Check out the full list of awards and various videos below:
- Top Pick of MWC 2016 – Chip Chick
- Editor’s Choice – Men’s Health
- Best of MWC – Mobilegeeks
- Editor’s Choice – SlashGear
- People’s Choice – TechRadar
- Best Tablet – TechRadar
- Best of MWC – TechSpot
- Best of MWC – Tom’s Guide
- Best of MWC – Ubergizmo
- MWC 2016 Top Pick – Windows Central
- Best of MWC 2016 – Alphr.com
- Best Product: Tablet – Computer Bild
- Best of MWC 2016 – Expert Reviews
- Best of MWC 2016 – Know Your Mobile
- Best in Show – Trusted Reviews
Feb 21, 2016
This MWC 2016, Huawei have announced their rumoured Huawei MateBook 2-in-1 tablet notebook. Powered by a 6th Gen Intel Core m processor and Windows 10, the aluminum unibody device is a thin 6.9mm with a compact 110g pocket charger. The 12-inch display tablet slots out of the super thin Surface like keyboard complete with touchpad (that is also spill proof and over-current protected) and folio case and is surprisingly lightweight at 610g.
Aimed squarely at the business user it also has the world's first side single-touch fingerprint sensor and the MatePen stylus which also has a built-in laser pointer. No Malaysia release dates or pricing details yet but Huawei say that it will be coming worldwide soon. The MateBook with Intel Core M3 processor, 4GB RAM and 128GB storage will be priced from $699 (RM2941) while the keyboard case will go from $129 (RM542). The MatePen will be priced from $59 (RM247) but you can get it with a headset in a bundle called MateDock for $89 (RM373). In the meantime, you can check the full tech specs, images and video in this article.
Feb 19, 2016
Rumours about Huawei's so called hybrid laptop, the Matebook continues to surface in the internet, and with the recent Weibo post from Huawei, it seems more evident and possible now of them planning to unveil the product at MWC 2016.
The Weibo post, made by Company CEO Yu Chengdong and VP of Huawei’s Consumer Business division have teased that we are probably going to see a new laptop from the company at MWC. Both of them commented about the PC industry, how PC, tablets and smartphones have overlapping functions, and how Huawei wants to innovate smart devices that offers convenience to users.
Feb 16, 2016
As MWC 2016 is getting closer, more companies are starting to throw in the hype of their own product teasers. Huawei will be one of the big competitors there, but we aren't sure what they will be showing us. However, we do know that it will involve a stylus pen and rumours said it could be a hybrid laptop that was speculated in the internet last month.