Here we go folks, the next generation Huawei MateBook is available for pre-order in the U.S. If you’ve never used a Huawei device before, the ones we’ve used, we’ve loved. The company takes pride in making quality products and it looks like the next generation MateBook is no exception. The new device will come in three different SKU’s each getting more powerful than the previous one. The MateBook D is the entry level version priced at $699.99USD followed by the E starting at $799.99USD and finally the X starting at $1099.99USD.
The device appears to be crazy thin with some very slim bezels and a top notch build quality. Processors for these devices run from the 7th generation Intel Core m3 up to the Core i7. There will be a few different colors available but not all models will get these colors, Space Gray, Prestige Gold, Titanium Gray, and Champagne Gold. Pre-orders for all three version started on June 30th via Amazon and Newegg. Read the full press release below for more details.
FULL PRESS RELEASE
HUAWEI MateBook PCs Now Available for Pre-Order in the U.S.
Next generation MateBooks deliver premium performance, design, and mobility
PLANO, Texas – June 29, 2017 – Huawei Device USA today announced that its next generation MateBook PCs will be available for pre-order in the U.S. beginning Friday, June 30 on Amazon.com and Newegg.com. The HUAWEI MateBook X, HUAWEI MateBook E and HUAWEI MateBook D bridge mobility and personal computing by giving customers one device that can do everything. The highly-rated and reviewed PCs have been applauded by media for their premium style, quality, and performance.
“Since we unveiled the new MateBooks in May, we’ve received positive feedback about our PC designs, portability and build quality,” said Robin Zhu, President, Huawei Device USA. “We are excited to expand our device lineup in the U.S. with the addition of the latest MateBooks. We pushed the limits of what’s possible to deliver all-in-one devices that could do everything customers need, seamlessly – from sun up to sun down. Creating the best user experiences that result in long-term customer satisfaction is our priority.”
As the third largest smartphone brand in the world, Huawei brings its industry-leading expertise in the fields of mobility, design, and engineering to the next generation MateBooks.
HUAWEI MateBook X is the world’s first 13-inch fanless laptop at just 12.5-mm thick and 2.31 lbs., combining premium style, quality, and performance. Featuring an unprecedented 88 percent screen-to-body ratio, 4.4-mm narrow bezels and 3:2 aspect ratio, the MateBook X gives consumers the ultimate mobile PC experience. The elegant metallic unibody comes in two colors, Prestige Gold and Space Gray.
HUAWEI MateBook E is a 2-in-1 device made of high-quality aluminum with advanced CNC diamond-cut finishing, providing a comfortable hold. At just 6.9-mm thick and a little over a pound, the MateBook E is thin and lightweight so you can take it with you wherever you go. With a 2K display touchscreen and a full-size chiclet keyboard, the MateBook E supports a lifestyle that quickly moves between work and play. The tablet is available in Titanium Gray with a blue Folio Keyboard as well as Champagne Gold with a brown Folio Keyboard.
The HUAWEI MateBook D is a 15.6-inch notebook with an 83 percent screen-to-body ratio that offers a blend of simplicity and high performance. A crystal-clear display, NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics and 2GB GDDR5 video memory make the device perfect for entertainment. The Huawei MateBook D combines its powerful performance with a stylish design aesthetic, featuring a high-quality aluminum alloy body, available in Champagne Gold.
The HUAWEI MateBook X and MateBook D are the first portable PCs that feature Dolby Atmos Sound System with speakers co-designed with Dolby. Entertainment is noticeably improved with richer surround sound and immersive overhead speaker audio.
“Partnering with Huawei from the beginning of the development process meant we were able to bring an amazing sound system to the core of the MateBooks,” said Giles Baker, senior vice president, Consumer Entertainment Group, Dolby Laboratories. “This type of collaboration enabled us to design and engineer the devices and sounds in a way that creates a breathtaking audio experience.”
All MateBooks will come with one free year of Microsoft Office 365 Personal software.
Pricing and Availability
Pre-orders begin June 30 on Amazon.com and Newegg.com.
HUAWEI MateBook X:
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 8+256GB Space Gray: $1,099.99USD
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 8+512GB Prestige Gold: $1,299.99USD
HUAWEI MateBook E:
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ m3 4+128GB Titanium Gray: $799.99USD
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 8+256GB Champagne Gold: $999.99USD
HUAWEI MateBook D:
- 7th Generation Intel® Core™ i5 8+1T Champagne Gold: $699.99USD