Huawei MateBook X: A powerhouse for the elite

Huawei MateBook X
Huawei MateBook X

Published: Mon 19 Oct 2020, 2:12 PM

Last updated: Mon 19 Oct 2020, 4:15 PM

Huawei's brand-new ultraportable MateBook X, a muscled-up super-skinny power-packed beauty, is here to give top laptop brands a run for their money. So, what makes this ultra-book knock off even the strongest varieties in the market? Let's take a closer look at the highlights that Huawei MateBook X has to offer that makes it stand tall amidst an elite crowd:

Signature design: A slim, feather-light, elegant extravaganza

MateBook X packs a powerhouse in its slim, size-0 body. With its 13-inch frame that is smaller than an A4 sized paper, the MateBook X fits like a sleek magazine in any backpack, ready for its next adventure in functional productivity.

Aesthetically robust: Refined finish with no compromise to durability

Featuring a minimalistic style and clad in lightweight aluminium-magnesium alloy, the MateBook X's metallic unibody is built with solid robustness in mind.

Elegant and dashing: Shimmering with iridescence

Sleek and chic, the MateBook X incorporates shimmering elements that are brought to life under natural ambient light with two glitter-infused colourways: Silver Frost and Forest Green.  

Borderless, infinite delight: Spectacular, jaw-dropping display

Featuring a 3K (3000x2000) LTPS display with 100 per cent sRGB colours and 1500:1 contrast ratio, the Infinite FullView Display, with a borderless design and high 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio, breathes life to any content. The first-of-its-kind, the 3K Infinite FullView Display's ultra-slim bezels offer an unobstructed spectacular screen, delivering an immersive experience for longer periods of time.

Cross-device connectivity: Multi-screen collaboration

Huawei introduces new upgrades to its Multi-Screen Collaboration feature in Huawei Share that not only allows you to mirror your smartphone screen to your laptop's display, alongside multitasking for greater efficiency and productivity.

Creativity with enhanced productivity: Free Touch clickpad

The MateBook X is the first to feature a clickpad with the Huawei Free Touch that delivers incredible responsiveness. The Huawei Share tag is now incorporated within the clickpad that provides easy access to the Multi-Screen Collaboration feature.

Powerful processor for smooth, productive performance

Featuring a 10th Generation Intel® CoreT i5 processor and up to 16GB RAM, the sleek and portable MateBook X delivers essential functionality to support a smooth experience across high-end productivity and multimedia use.

High-speed superfast connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 experience

The MateBook X is Huawei's first PC to support Wi-Fi 6, offering three times the speed of Wi-Fi 5 to facilitate fast and stable high-speed connectivity for data transfer and downloads even in crowded locations.

Power sound: Quad-speaker system, microphone array

Transform any location into a personal cinema with the powerful quad-speaker system with split-frequency setup that delivers rich 3D audio, and improved edge microphone that are cleverly incorporated for an immersive experience.

No compromise on privacy: Fingerprint Power Button, recessed camera

The Fingerprint Power Button combines the fingerprint reader with the power button to securely authenticate user identity when the device is switched on. Huawei also uses a unique design to hide the recessed camera in plain sight for better accessibility, functionality and maximum privacy.

Smart all the way: Finger swipe with gesture support

The 10-point multi-touch panel enabled with gesture support allows screenshots as intuitively and as conveniently by using three fingers to swipe downwards on the screen. You can also connect your smartphone to your MateBook X via Huawei Share and control it as you would on the physical device.

Easy on your sight: Soothe and alleviate your eye fatigue

The Eye Comfort mode effectively filters out blue light emissions to provide eye strain relief during long sessions of use, and the Brightness adjustment algorithms adjust screen brightness according to ambient light to ensure consistent viewing experience with optimal comfort.

Versatile, portable supercharging: 42Wh battery and USB Type-C ports

MateBook X offers remarkable battery life with its 42Wh (rated capacity) battery working together with Huawei's smart battery management solution to support up to nine hours of operations. When plugged in, the 65W portable charger brings it back up in next to no time.

It can also be used to charge other USB Type-C devices, such as smartphones, tablets, etc, and the two USB Type-C ports support two-way data transfer. As a versatile accessory, the power adapter coming with MateBook X also supports Huawei SuperCharge on supported devices.

A super-slim, superlight, ultraportable dream device

The Huawei MateBook X is now available in two colours: Forest Green and Silver Frost and will be available for Dh5,499. Huawei also launched the Huawei MateBook X Pro edition at a price of Dh6,499 in the UAE.

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