PLANO, TX — June 20, 2016 – Huawei Device USA, a division of Huawei Consumer Business
Group, today announced that Huawei MateBook will be available for purchaseJuly 11 in the United States and Canada. Pre-order of Huawei’s first 2-in-1 PC begins today through Microsoft Stores and microsoftstore.com. Additionally, MateBook will be available from Amazon.com and Newegg.com starting mid-July.
Huawei MateBook, which was unveiled in February at Mobile World Congress, is designed to meet the evolving needs of today’s modern business users, and is an ideal mobile productivity tool that seamlessly integrates portability, high efficiency, work and entertainment. It will be available in multiple configurations and two sharp colors: gray and gold.
Starting at $699, MateBook answers the demand for an ultra-thin, stylish computer that allows users to be productive in any setting. Designed as a total solution for consumers who enjoy the flexibility of a convertible device and the power of a PC, MateBook is the work companion that perfectly balances mobility, productivity and design.
“Huawei MateBook has generated incredible excitement since its launch at Mobile World Congress and attracted rave reviews from technology enthusiasts around the world,” said Yanyan Ji, Vice President of Marketing, Huawei Device USA. “MateBook combines the best of a tablet and laptop, and demonstrates the type of premium experience Huawei customers expect and Huawei is known for.”
MateBook runs on Windows 10 and is powered by a 6th Generation Intel Core m-series processor. Its metal unibody weighs in at just 640 grams and is 6.9 mm thin. MateBook features an immersive 12-inch touchscreen with a 2160 x 1440 resolution and 160-degree viewing angles. The high-density lithium-ion battery is quickly charged via USB Type-C to provide enough power for up to nine hours of work. MateBook also features an ultra-fast fingerprint sensor, taking only one touch to unlock the screen through Windows Hello.
“Intel is thrilled to see Huawei enter the PC space with the very innovative MateBook 2-in-1,” said Chris Walker, Vice President and General Manager of Mobile Client, Intel. “This is the type of premium, sleek device that takes full advantage of the low power and big performance of the Intel Core m processor.”
Along with fast speeds, Huawei MateBook features a wide range of experiences with Windows 10, built for today’s mobile-first world.
“It’s great to see that Huawei has expanded its portfolio to add such a beautiful new Windows 10 device,” said Jordan Chrysafidis, Vice President of U.S. OEMs, Microsoft Corp. “We collaborated closely with Huawei to ensure that the MateBook seamlessly brought innovative Windows 10 features to life, including Windows Ink and Windows Hello using a fingerprint reader. We look forward to seeing the great things customers will do with this new device.”
To make the most of MateBook’s mobile productivity features, Huawei offers smart and stylish accessories that transform MateBook into the workspace of the future:
- Huawei MateBook Portfolio Keyboard features best-in-class key travel and is backlit for easier use in the dark.
- Huawei MatePen has a built-in laser pointer and can detect 2048 different levels of writing pressure, great for Windows Ink.
- Huawei MateDock expands the MateBook’s capabilities with two USB 3.0 ports, an Ethernet, an HDMI, and a VGA port.
“Huawei brings a wealth of experience and expertise in building premium mobile products that fit the needs of today’s mobile consumers,” said Ms. Ji. “MateBook redefines productivity seamlessly integrating work and entertainment in one beautiful device.”
Huawei MateBook Specifications
278.8 x 194.1 x 6.9mm
(10.97 x 7.64 x 0.27 in.)
MateBook: Gray / Gold
MateBook Case: Black / Brown / Orange / Beige
12-inch 2160 x1440 px IPS TFT LCD; 10-point capacitive touchscreen; Supports MatePen
Up to 3.1 GHz 6th Gen Intel® Core™ m processor, dual core
Windows 10 Signature Edition
RAM: 4 GB / 8 GB LPDDR3
Storage SSD: 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB SSD
Wi-Fi: 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac MIMO 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz
Ambient light sensor, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyroscope, Hall effect sensor
5 MP front
Dual digital MIC
12V/9V/5V/2A USB-C power adapter
USB Type-C power port
In the Box
USB Type-C Data Cable
USB Type-C to Micro-USB Cable
Micro-USB to USB-A adapter
Safety and Warranty Documents
Processor RAM Storage SSD USD (excludes tax) CAD (excludes tax)
Intel Core m3 4 GB 128 GB $699
Intel Core m5 4 GB 128 GB $849
Intel Core m5 8 GB 256 GB $999
Intel Core m5 8 GB 512 GB $1,199
For more information on the MateBook, visit http://consumer.huawei.com/
About Huawei Consumer BG
Huawei’s products and services are available in more than 170 countries, and are used by a third of the world’s population, ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2014. Sixteen R&D centers have been set up in the United States, Germany, Sweden, Russia, India, and China. Huawei Consumer BG is one of Huawei’s three business units and covers smartphones, mobile broadband devices, home devices and cloud services. Huawei’s global network is built on 20 years of expertise in the telecom industry and is dedicated to delivering the latest technological advances to consumers around the world.
For more information, please visit: http://consumer.Huawei.com/