Surface Pro 8 gets competition: Huawei attacks Microsoft

Huawei’s Matebook E is a new 2-in-1 tablet with Windows 11. (Image source: Huawei)

With the new Matebook E, Huawei has presented its own tablet-laptop hybrid that is in direct competition with Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8. Windows 11 is also included as well as a detachable keyboard, a stylus and a touchscreen display.


Huawei Matebook E: New Surface competition with Windows 11

Huawei has a new one for the Chinese market 2-in-1 tablet with Windows 11 presented. The Matebook E is available in two versions, which differ in terms of hardware and keyboard mechanism. With a high-resolution OLED display and a few additional functions, Huawei wants to convince customers not to use Microsoft’s Surface Pro 8.

The touch display of the Matebook E comes on one Diagonal of 12.6 inches and has a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. The ratio of display to case is a high 90 percent, so the edges are kept quite narrow.

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A provides the necessary performance Intel Core i5 or i7 the 11th generation. In the tablet-laptop hybrid from Huawei, the processor is supported by 8 or 16 GB of RAM and an internal capacity of 256 or 512 GB, depending on the model. An M-Pen (stylus) is always included. In addition to a removable keyboard, there is also a sliding keyboard as a second option (source: Huawei).

Of the Battery offers 42 watt hours and can be charged with 65 watts via USB-C (Thunderbolt 4). Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 are included, as well as a jack connection. According to Huawei, the microphones are supposed to block out background noise. The webcam offers 8 MP for video calls, 13 MP photos are possible via the rear camera.

Huawei Matebook E ab 835 Euro in China

The Matebook E is in China now for about 835 euros to get. The best equipped variant costs around 1,315 euros there. The manufacturer has not revealed whether the 2-in-1 tablet should also be offered in this country.

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