Huawei may be going through a complicated phase due to what has meant the blockade of the US administration. A blockade (by the way, without so far public evidence has been issued to support the accusations for such action) that has not prevented the Chinese firm from continuing to launch good products, although it has certainly weakened its business model and in what we occupies the privileged position he had in mobility.
For a few years it has been selling a line of premium tablets with Windows that in their own right climbed to the 2-in-1 category and now we have the new generation, a Huawei MateBook E 2022 that represents a fairly significant update, in hardware and software. .
For starters, it has a display of 12.6 inch diagonal, an ideal size in a 2-in-1 to balance wearing comfort, viewability and mobility. In addition, the panel is a Multi-touch OLED quality with 600 nit brightness.
Its hardware base corresponds to the eleventh generation of Intel Core processors, with the option of equipping a Core i5-1130G7 or a Core i7-1160G7 with eight threads and a next-gen Iris Xe integrated graphics, it should offer a good balance of performance and power efficiency. It is accompanied by 8 or 16 Gbytes of RAM and solid state drives of up to 512 Gbytes for internal storage.
Huawei offers several different keyboard options for this MateBook E 2022, including a ‘smart magnetic keyboard’ and a ‘sliding keyboard’. Both connect to a set of pogo pins located on the bottom of the tablet. Also supports stylus pressure sensitive thanks to a second generation Huawei M-Pencil.
It supports Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 wireless networks and as a premium element it has a fingerprint reader on the power button and a Thunderbolt 4 port. It has a 3.5 mm headphone / microphone combo jack, four microphones and four speakers, and double camera, a 13 MP rear and an 8 MP front. It has a 42 Wh battery and a chassis that measures 286.5 x 184.7 x 8mm, for a 90% screen-to-body ratio.
Huawei MateBook E 2022, prices
With Windows 11 pre-installed, it is available in China in the following configurations and prices:
- Core i5-1130G7 / 8GB / 256GB SSD for CNY 5,999 ($ 940)
- Core i5-11350G7 / 16GB / 512GB SSD for CNY 6,999 ($ 1,100)
- Core i7-1160G7 / 16GB / 512GB SSD for CNY 7,999 ($ 1,255)
The new generation of Huawei’s premium 2-in-1 that we hope to see soon in international markets looks very good.