With Whiskey Lake chips quad-core, a video card of NVIDIA And a price tag that starts at $ 1,000 - the new Matebook 13 is probably one of the most interesting premium mobiles at CES 2019
Despite the skepticism of many in its early years in the field, Huawei has proved to us that it has the ability to create computers Mobile Worthy at competitive prices - and now its Matebook line is set to expand with a new compact 13-inch model that offers quite competitive capabilities in relation to its size.
Laptop which is designed to replace the The Matebook X model from the middle of 2017 Will provide consumers with an IPS panel with a resolution of 2,160 × 1,440 pixels, with 100 percent coverage of the range of colors in the sRGB standard and a thin frame with a thickness of 4.4 millimeters on three sides - alongside processors Intel The latest Whiskey Lake cores that replace dual-core Kaby Lake processors, memory Built-in 3GB LPDDR8 and 2,133MHz base-speed, 42-watts of power, which is expected to last ten hours and a fast charge of up to 65 watts.
The Matebook 13 features speakers from Harman with Dolby Atmos technology, dual-channel 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity plus Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity, a built-in fingerprint scanner on the power button, chip Built-in NFC is relatively rare in the field and also a pair of USB 3.0 Type-C connections as a base - although every buyer will also get a MateDock 2 unit with his computer at no extra cost, which can expand one of those modern connections with a USB 3.0 Type-A connector for information, and HDMI and -VGA for Video.
The most welcome change in the Matebook 13 is in the price tags, which will now start at $ 1,000 (excluding VAT) for a base model with a Core i5 processor, UHD Graphics 620 core and a 256GB NVMe drive compared to 1,400 euros as a base in the Matebook X family - and a price of $ 1,300 for the advanced version which includes the Core i7-8565U, a built-in NVMe drive with a capacity of 512GB and mainly a sample graphics card NVIDIA MX 150 in its fastest version based on the power envelope of 25 watts, instead of the 10 watts on most compact mobile devices.
The Matebook 13 mobiles are slated to land in stores early next month, with a shade of gray or silver, a weight of 1.27 kilograms and a thickness of about 15 millimeters in general dimensions that are more similar to classic 12-inch mobiles - will they be another success story for the Chinese company? Given that major alternatives like Dell's XPS, HP's Specter or MacBook Air's Dark Offer far less impressive value at the same price levels, it certainly sounds possible. Agree or think differently? Share your comments!