Huawei's svelte MateBook 2-in-1 runs Windows 10
At Mobile World Congress, Huawei has unveiled the MateBook, a high-end 2-in-1 with a detachable keyboard and stylus that runs Windows 10. The tablet is unbelievably thin at 6.9mm, featuring a metal unibody construction and an 84 percent screen-to-body ratio. The keyboard — which doubles up as a case — allows you to use the tablet in two positions.
The MateBook has a 12-inch QHD display (2160 x 1440) with an 85 percent color gamut, and a maximum brightness of 400 nits. There's USB Type-C, sixth-generation Core m (m3, m5 or m7) CPUs, 4GB of RAM, 128GB internal memory, as well as a finger scanner. Huawei's offering a MateDock docking accessory, which has Ethernet, HDMI, and additional USB connectors, allowing you to connect the tablet to your monitor or TV and use it with a keyboard and mouse.
The stylus offers 2048 levels of pressure sensitivity, and has a laser pointer that's bound to come in handy during presentations. You also get three months of Autodesk's SketchBook for free with the MateBook.
The MateBook offers a 4430mAh battery, with Huawei mentioning that it has optimized the display to eke out the maximum battery life, which is claimed to last you ten hours on a single charge. Notably, the charger on the 2-in-1 looks like a standard phone charger. The device will be priced from $699. Be sure to check out our hands-on post for more:
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Harish Jonnalagadda is a Senior Editor overseeing Asia for Android Central, Windows Central's sister site. When not reviewing phones, he's testing PC hardware, including video cards, motherboards, gaming accessories, and keyboards.