Apart from the new MateBook E and MateBook X Pro Windows laptops, Huawei has brought its all-in-one PC dubbed the MateStation X and its first Ink tablet that has been dubbed the MatePad Paper as part of the growing Huawei Smart Office ecosystem.
Huawei MateStation X
The Huawei MateStation X is the largest all-in-one PC in the brand’s entire lineup. It features a 28.2″ IPS LCD touchscreen display with a resolution of 3840 x 2569 pixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2.
It covers nearly 98% of the P3 color gamut. The device features a metal unibody design and it brings a three speaker setup that has been co-engineered with the French audio firm Devialet.
The MateStation X comes with AMD Ryzen 5 5,600H processor along with 16GB RAM and 1TB M.2 NVME storage. I/O consists of two USB Type-C ports, two USB-A connectors, and a headphone jack. You also get WiFi 6 support, Huawei is bundling a wireless keyboard with an in-built fingerprint for authentication as well as a Bluetooth mouse. The MateStation X runs on Windows 11 OS.
Huawei MatePad Paper
The Huawei MatePad family has LCD and OLED screens, it is now welcoming the first E Ink screen member. The MatePad Paper has been designed for reading and writing down notes owing to the 10.3″ E Ink display that comes with smart refresh technology but it has also been designed as a fully-fledged tablet.
The benefits that it carries over the traditional LCD and AMOLED tablets are evident in conditions of direct sunlight where the E Ink display remains perfectly clear. It arrives with a special anti-glare layer on top and it supports 32 levels of brightness which makes it easier to read in darker environments without any issues.
Huawei also boasts the advantages of the MatePad Paper’s large screen real-estate in comparison to traditional e-readers; you get a more spacious display area that can fit more text and it needs less page-turning.
Huawei’s software team has developed a smart refresh mode for the MatePad which lets you play videos, surf the web, and also navigate the interface than other E Ink displays.
The MatePad Paper supports Huawei’s second-gen M-Pencil stylus with the same 4096 pressure sensitivity levels. Huawei claims 26ms latency. The screen on the tab is also of the PMMA variety which adds a textured feel and it should feel more natural to write and draw on.
You can take split-screen notes with a textbook on one side and the notes app on the other. The MatePad Paper runs a custom version of HarmonyOS 2.0 and supports smart content transfer from Huawei phones. It has 4GB RAM+64GB storage, Wi-Fi 6+ and a fingerprint sensor that has been integrated into the power button. Huawei claims that it can last up to four weeks on standby. The tab weighs 360g and it comes in black, khaki, and blue colors.
The Huawei MateStation X will be priced at 1,86,090 INR in Europe, while the MatePad Paper will be priced at 42,227 INR, and Huawei will bundle it with an M-Pencil and a Folio Cover.