Huawei Announces MateBook X Pro and MediaPad M5 at MWC

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Huawei has announced the launch of the new MateBook X Pro notebook and MediaPad M5 tablet series at MWC 2018, here in Barcelona, Spain. The new devices, which will launch across North America, Asia Pacific, Europe, China, and the Middle East later this year, are part of what Huawei Consumer Business Group CEO Richard Yu called the company’s attempt to enable an “all-connected world”.

The MateBook X Pro notebook features an 8th-generation Intel Core i7 or i5 processor; an Nvidia GeForce MX150 GPU with 2GB GDDR5 or Intel UHD Graphics 620; Dolby Atmos sound system audio; and a 57.4Wh Lithium polymer battery with 12 hours of video playback according to Huawei’s lab tests.The new notebook also has a 1MP front-facing camera; quad digital microphones and quad speakers; Bluetooth 4.1; 2×2 Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (2×2 MIMO) support; USB-C x2; a 304x217x14.6mm 13.9-inch display; and comes in mystic silver and space grey.

The MediaPad M5 series of tablets, meanwhile, comes in three models: The 8.4-inch MediaPad M5, the 10.8-inch MediaPad M5, and the 10.8-inch MediaPad M5 Pro. The Pro version features a 2560×1600 IPS display with 280 pixels per inch (ppi); a Huawei Kirin 960 octa-core processor; 64GB/128GB of ROM memory; 4GB of RAM; a microSD card slot with up to 256GB of additional capacity; and a 7500mAh Lithium-polymer battery.


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