Huawei MateBook 13 i3 Version Announced, Starting at 4399 Yuan
Last year, Huawei officially launched the MateBook 13 notebook. What’s more interesting, there is almost no opponent at the price of 5,000 yuan ($745). Now the Intel Core i3 version of Huawei MateBook 13 has been put on the shelves, at a price of 3999 yuan ($596). There are a lot of amazing features. So likely you won’t find anything close to this.
The Huawei MateBook 13 i3 version is equipped with Intel’s eighth-generation new Whiskey Lake low-voltage processor of i3-8145U, which is clocked at 2.1GHz, has a core frequency of 3.9GHz and is paired with a standard 8GB LPDDR3 memory and a 256GB SSD.
The Intel i3-8145U uses a 14nm process with a 2.1GHz main frequency and a 3.9GHz Turbo frequency. The maximum full-core frequency is 3.7GHz. It is coupled with a UHD Graphics 620. The memory controller supports DDR4-2400 / LPDDR3-2133 RAM speed.
According to official data, the overall system performance is increased by up to 40% compared to the Intel Core i3-7100U processor.
The Huawei MateBook 13 Core i3 version is still equipped with a 2K screen, with a resolution of 2160 × 1440, an aspect ratio of 3:2, a 100% sRGB color gamut, and brightness of 300nit. The 3:2 screen ratio of Huawei MateBook 13 is more than the usual 16:9 and Apple MacBook’s 16:10, which is the same as the screen ratio of Microsoft’s Surface series. Thus, no matter you look at the form or read the text, you can see more content in the vertical range.
Those who are familiar with Huawei MateBook 13, should know that its extremely narrow bezel and thin body design are at the top level in the industry. And the new i3 version of the MateBook 13 now retains all of these features.
The Huawei MateBook 13 adopts an aluminum alloy body design, the whole machine weighs about 1.28kg, the thickest part is only 14.9mm, and it has a screen with up to 88% screen ratio and only 4.4mm micro border.
Huawei Share is a file transfer method based on NFC chip development. When the smartphone touches the corresponding location, it can transfer data with the notebook.
A hit file sharing function, namely OneHop can transfer pictures, videos, documents (Word, PPT, Excel, TXT, PDF) between the notebook and the smartphone at high speed. The transmission rate is up to 30MB / s. Transmission of 500 photo takes only 1 minute.
Once you touch the recording screen function, you can record the computer screen dynamically as a video (up to 60 seconds) by touching the “Huawei Share” tab, and the recording will be automatically saved to the phone.
In addition, Huawei has independently developed a shared clipboard function to support copying text content between smartphones and notebooks across devices. When the phone and the PC are close to each other, the text can be copied and pasted. Thus, a two-step copying is realized, which can effectively solve the quick reference of the text information between the phone and the PC.
You can experience Huawei Share’s Messenger function by using Huawei smartphones with NFC and EMUI 9.1 and above, and Huawei notebooks with computer butler 9.1 and above.
The Huawei MateBook 13 i3/8G/256GB set version costs 4399 yuan ($656). It officially opened the appointment in Huawei’s official flagship store on April 18th at 00:00, and at 00:00 on April 30th, in Huawei Jingdong official flagship store, it will go on sale.