Huawei has recently launched the MateBook E 2-in-1 laptop in China. It competes against the likes of Microsoft Surface Pro 8 and Apple’s iPad Pro. Let’s walk through the specs, features, availability, and expected price of Huawei MateBook E in Nepal.
Huawei MateBook E Overview:
Design and Display
To begin with, the MateBook E flaunts a 12.6-inch OLED display with minimal bezels and a resolution of 2560×1600 pixels. This panel boasts a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, 16:10 aspect ratio, and 600 nits brightness. The device measures 7.9mm thick and weighs only 709 grams.
Likewise, it supports a detachable keyboard which is available in two options. There’s one with a kickstand design while another one is what Huawei calls a “rail slide” design. The latter is only available with the i7 variant and features backlit keys and a USB-C port.
Moreover, MateBook E also supports Huawei’s 2nd gen M-Pencil that magnetically attaches to the side—where it charges wirelessly too. The rear face of the device has a matte finish and is available in two color options: Starry Blue and Nebula Grey.
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This laptop is available in two different processor configurations with either an Intel Core i5-1130G7 or i7-1160G7. The former is available with 8 or 16GB of RAM and 256GB or 1TB of SSD, whereas the latter is coupled with 16GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage.
Furthermore, it has 8 layers of heat dissipation design with a shark fin fan and air vents to keep the device cool. Similarly, it boots on Windows 11 Home edition out of the box.
Fueling the device is a 42Wh battery which charges via a 65W USB-C adapter. As per Huawei, it juices 54% of battery in about half an hour while the complete charge takes 90 minutes.
Rest of the specs
As for the connectivity option, you get a Thunderbolt 4 port with Power Delivery and DisplayPort support, a 3.5mm headphone jack, WiFi 6, and Bluetooth 5.1. For biometrics, there’s a fingerprint sensor embedded in the power button.
In terms of cameras, the MateBook E has an 8MP sensor on the front and a 13MP lens on the back. For audio, you get a quad-speaker setup.
Huawei MateBook E Specifications:
- Dimensions: 286.5 x 184.7 x 7.9 mm, 709 grams
- Display: 12.6-inch OLED, 16.7 million colors, 90% screen to body ratio, 100% DCI-P3, 600 nits brightness
- Resolution: WQXGA (2560 x 1600 pixels), 16:10 aspect ratio
- Processor: Intel Core i5-1130G7 / Core i7-1160G7
- Software: Windows 11 Home
- i5: 8/16GB LPDDR4X RAM, 256GB/1TB PCIe NVMe SSD
- i7: 16GB LPDDR4X RAM, 1TB PCIe NVMe SSD
- Camera: 13MP (rear), 8MP (front)
- Battery: 42Wh with 65W fast charging
- Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 ax), Bluetooth 5.1, USB Type-C, 3.5mm headphone jack
- Speakers: Quad speakers
- Colors: Starry Blue, Nebula Grey
- Extras: Detachable keyboard, Huawei M-Pencil (2nd gen)
Huawei MateBook E Price in Nepal and Availability
The base variant of the i5 model with keyboard retails for CNY 5,999, while it costs CNY 8,699 for the i7 variant with a keyboard and an M-Pencil. It will go on sale in China from December 1. We expect the price of Huawei MateBook E in Nepal to start at NPR 120,000, if and when it launches here.
|Huawei MateBook E||Price in China||Price in Nepal (Expected)|
|i5+8GB+256GB + Keyboard||CNY 5999||NPR 120,000|
|i5+16GB+512GB + Keyboard||CNY 6999||NPR 140,000|
|i7+16GB+512GB + Keyboard||CNY 7999||NPR 160,000|
|i7+16GB+512GB + Keyboard, Stylus||CNY 8699||NPR 175,000|
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