Huawei Launches MateBook Tablet at Mobile World Congress
Posted on February 25, 2016
Huawei introduced its new MateBook tablet computing device at the 2016 Mobile World Congress. The device was designed to operate on the Windows 10 operating system. It has a 12-inch IPS multi-touch screen.The lightweight MateBook weighs 640 grams. The touchscreen has a resolution of 2160x1440 and a 160-degree wide angle. It contains a 33.7Wh high-density Lithium battery that Huawei says provides nine hours of work or consecutive Internet use.
A MatePen is also available which offers 2,048 levels of sensitivity. Huawei says the pen can also be used as a laser pointer for presentations. Other accessories include a $129 keyboard and a $89 MateDock.
Pricing will start at $699 for a MateBook with 128GB of storage. The most expensive device features a 6th core m7 Intel processor, 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It will cost $1,599. The device will be available in grey and golden colors. A specific release date has not been announced. CNET reports that device will arrive in North America in "the coming months."