Huawei MateBook X Pro

MWC 2018 first event was started by none other than the popular Chinese smartphone and communication brand Huawei. Huawei unveiled new Huawei MateBook X Pro with new Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro, MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 8.4 in Barcelona today.The Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 is priced at 520 Euros (Rs.41370.33/-) and the lower variant with Huawei MediaPad M5 8.4 inches is priced at 420 Euros (Rs.33,400/-) and will go on sale starting from March. As of now, there are no pricing and availability details available for Huawei MateBook X Pro.

Huawei MateBook X Pro:

Huawei MateBook X Pro is a direct answer to Apple MacBook Pro which has most advanced features when compared with the latest gen of MacBooks Pro series.Huawei MateBook X Pro sports a 13.3 inches nearly bezel-less touchscreen display with a resolution 3000*2000p having a maximum brightness of 450 nits.

Huawei MateBook X Pro is made out of Aluminium and looks classy. It is super light in weight and weighs 1.33 kgs and is 14.6 mm thick.The device will be available in two colours with Space Grey and Mystic Black.

Huawei MateBook X Pro is powered by 8th Gen Intel Core i7 8550U Processor or Core i5 8250U processor coupled with NVIDIA GeForce ® MX150 with 2 GB GDDR5 / Intel ® UHD Graphics 620.It comes with 8GB/16 RAM with 256GB/512GB NVMe PCIe SSD storage options.

It features 1MP selfie camera which can be used to make video calling.It also comes with 4 mics and speakers certified by Dolby Atmos Sound tech.The connectivity option includes Power button one touch, 3.5 mm audio port, 2x USB Type-C port with one port support Thunderbolt 3.0, 1x USB-A or USB 3.0 port for charging the device.

All this is fueled by 57.6 Wh Lithium Polymer battery.The device is bundled with 65W charger within the retail package and supports fast charging.The Huawei MateBook X Pro is running on Windows 10 Home edition out of the box.

Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro, MediaPad M5 (10.8) and MediaPad M5 (8.4):

Huawei also launched few tablets today at the event with their new high-end MediaPad 5 series.The new MediaPad 5 series include Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro, MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 8.4.All three tablets are having almost similar specs and come with a similar design.

The new Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro, MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 8.4 all sports same resolution display with WQXGA having a resolution of 2560*1600p and the only difference is with the display size.All three tablets feature world’s first 2.5D curved glass on a tablet as per Huawei.

All the three devices are powered by the Huawei Kirin 960 SoC but the Huawei MediaPad M5 10.8 is powered by slightly overclocked version Kirin 960 with Kirin 960s.All the devices are coupled with 4GB RAM and come in 64GB/128GB internal storage on M5 10 Pro, 32GB/64GB/128GB on M5 10.8 and M5 8.4 tablets which can be further expanded via microSD cards up to 128GB.

All the three tablets are made out of metal unibody design.The Huawei MediPad M5 10 Pro weighs 498 gram and is 7.3 mm thick whereas MediaPad M5 8.4 weighs 316 grams and is 7.3 mm thick. All three tablets feature 8MP FF selfie camera and 13MP rear camera with AF.The connectivity option includes support for 4G LTE, Dual Band Wifi, Hi-Res Audio, USB Type-C port for charging, and a fingerprint scanner which doubles up as the home button.Sadly there is no 3.5 mm audio port on all three tablets.

The MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 8.4 are fueled by 7500 mAh battery and 5400 mAh battery support for Huawei Quick charging whereas the Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro is fueled by 7500 mAh battery and also support quick charging.All three tablets run on Android 8.0 out of the box with EMUI 8.0 on top and come with PiP feature.

The Huawei MediaPad M5 10 Pro comes with Harman Kardon tuned speakers and also comes with extra Desktop View feature which adds a taskbar similar to Windows PC to the bottom of the screen.It also comes with support for stylus called Huawei M-Stylus Pen and also has POGO connector to add a keyboard.

MediaPad M5 10.8 and MediaPad M5 8.4 are cheaper variant under MediaPad 5 series and comes with just Dual speakers on 8 inches MediaPad M5.As of now, there are no details regarding Indian pricing and availability.