New Notebooks from Huawei Launched in South Africa


History records that it is the first time Huawei brought its laptops to South Africa. Recently, Huawei launched MateBook X and 2-in-1 MateBook E in South Africa. The latter doubles up as both notebook and tablet. The two products have finally landed in Africa after official launching was done in May 2017. MateBook X core i5 will retail at R23, 999 while i7 will be R25,999. MateBook E will be sold at a retail price of R19, 999

Likun Zhao, South Africa’s GM of Huawei Business Group sincerely expressed confidence that the new revolution Huawei is bringing in the economy will boost their smartphone market. The notebooks have incorporated Dolby Atmos sound system. Akram Mohammed, Product Marketing Director at Huawei SA, said that Huawei is focused on delivering creative and innovative products while their competitors are after market shares. The products are slim and incorporating smartphone features like fingerprint scanning into PCs.

The features of the products launched are as follows

Features of MateBook

Physical size: 13.0 inches

System Chip- Intel CoreTM i7-7500U processor

Battery: 5449mAh non-removable battery

Graphics processor: Intel HD Graphics 620

Dimensions: 2160×1440 inches IPS non-touchscreen, 200ppi

OS: Windows 10

System Chip: WT-W09: 7th Generation Intel CoreTM i5-7200U processor and WT-W19: 7th


Internal Storage: 256/512GB SSD

Features of MateBook E

Physical size: 12.0 inches

Generation: Intel Core i5 7Y54


Internal storage: 512 GB

Graphics processor: Intel HD Graphics 615

Dimensions: 278.8 x 194.1 x 6.9 mm(10.98 x 7.64 x 0.27 inches

OS: Windows 10

Features: Fingerprint (touch)

Processor: Dual-core, 1200 MHz, 64-bit, 14 nm

Battery: 4430 mAh


The Matebooks will be available for sale at all Huawei stores in South Africa, Makro, Computer Mania and Matrix Wearhouse.


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