The MateBook, a computer that can be both tablet and laptop, is one of a new generation of very slim and light Windows 2 in 1 devices. At 11 x 7.5 x 0.25 inches (28 x 19 x 0.7 cm) and 1.4 pounds (640g) this is an extremely portable computer. Learn about Huawei and their strong entry into the US market with the MateBook product.
- [0:48] Tell us a little bit about Huawei.
- [3:24] Let's look at the tablet. It is really thin and light – how were you able to make it so compact? What were the tradeoffs? (Battery? Screen resolution? Power?) How does it perform?
- [5:08] You have several options for chips – what are they and why did you go with several configurations? What are the various prices?
- [6:35] You incorporated Windows Hello with the fingerprint reader on the side. Why did you put a fingerprint reader in this consumer device?
- [9:08] Every MateBook also has an active digitizer in the screen for use with Windows Ink. Why is Pen such a big deal?
Huawei Consumer Business Group (BG) is one of Huawei's three business groups, providing a range of products including mobile phones, mobile broadband (MBB) devices and home devices. A decade after it was established in 2003, Huawei Consumer BG ranked third in global smartphone shipments in 2013 according to IDC, SA, Gartner and first for global shipments of MBB devices from 2006 by ABI. In 2014, Huawei became the first mainland China brand to rank in Interbrand's Annual Top 100 Best Global Brands Report.
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