08:48AM EST - Time for some hands on I think!

08:48AM EST - Prices!

08:47AM EST - So not wireless

08:47AM EST - Keyboard is auto backlit, and it slots into a connector

08:46AM EST - Not sure how much all of this comes with the device

08:45AM EST - Dual mic

08:43AM EST - MateDock has USB-A, C, micro USB, ethernet, battery pack

08:42AM EST - Doesn't support it now, two months after launch

08:41AM EST - Different fingers for different accounts

08:41AM EST - Has a finger print sensor for unlock

08:40AM EST - One hour charge gives one month use

08:39AM EST - and a presentation clicker

08:39AM EST - The Stylus is also a laser pen

08:38AM EST - Specs leaked elsewhere say 512GB storage, 8GB DRAM (probably LPDDR3-1600)

08:38AM EST - Three free months of Audodesk Premium membership with each sale

08:37AM EST - Not sure if it has palm rejection

08:33AM EST - Mate Pen with 2048 levels of pressure

08:33AM EST - 1.5mm key travel vs 1.3 on SP4

08:32AM EST - 1.5mm key travel vs 1.3 on SP4

08:30AM EST - Wait, did he say it has windows hello...?

08:29AM EST - Here's the wifi situation

08:27AM EST - 2in1 pulling in users who would buy premium tablets

08:26AM EST - 40 percent 2in1 YoY growth

08:26AM EST - Wifi still dead / almost dead

08:25AM EST - Kirk Skaugen from Intel on stage

08:25AM EST - Core m3 m5 m7

08:23AM EST - Looks like type C charger

08:20AM EST - looks like decent key travel

08:20AM EST - 10mm bezel

08:18AM EST - 12 inch

08:18AM EST - looks like decent key travel

08:18AM EST - 2160 x 1440 at 400 nits

08:17AM EST - Wrap around keyboard folio

08:16AM EST - Wifi just died at the event, phone only!

08:16AM EST - Two colors, black panel and metal body, or white panel with gold body

08:15AM EST - Dual diamond cut design

08:14AM EST - Must be using Core-M

08:14AM EST - Looks like a Windows 2-in-1

08:13AM EST - Huawei Mate Book

08:13AM EST - Huawei will today use those wins and our experience

08:12AM EST - Going through designs and design wins

08:11AM EST - Business 3.0

08:10AM EST - Evolution of business

08:09AM EST - 'But PC Headaches: Bulky, Poor Display, Battery Life, Constant Failure'

08:08AM EST - 'Efficiency in a full keyboard device, hard to get rid of'

08:08AM EST - 'I can't get rid of my laptop, my PC'

08:08AM EST - 'My Smart Life' - phone, tablet, watch

08:07AM EST - First up, CEO of Huawei Consumer Business Group Richard Yu

08:05AM EST - 'No paper in paperwork'

08:05AM EST - It begins

08:03AM EST - Starting late... looks like they're getting a VP picture of the front row

07:56AM EST - Event starts in a few minutes anyway, we'll see what's going on

07:56AM EST - Maybe it's unrelated... :D

07:55AM EST - I just had a someone in the audience tap me on the shoulder, ask if it's a flip book device. Doesn't look like it

07:52AM EST - The Huawei executive in front of me is holding a Huawei-like tablet though

07:52AM EST - Some 'leaks' have pointed at a 2-in-1, or something

07:51AM EST - The pre-show videos have involved styluses

07:51AM EST - Though given that the byline for this event is 'the new style of business', some people around have postulated that they're releasing a competitor to other business devices

07:50AM EST - We've covered the Kirin 950 and Mate 8 in recent weeks, as well as the launch of the Honor 5X at CES

07:49AM EST - Not entirely sure what Huawei is launching today

07:44AM EST - So while Andrei is covering the LG Event, I am here covering Huawei. It's the MWC 'Day of Press Conferences'.

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  • jjj - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    lol because we didn't had enough of this overpriced low end garbage already. Reply
  • s.yu - Thursday, February 25, 2016 - link

    Well judging from Huawei's history of P7, 8, Mate 7 and S, we know that Huawei is really fond of its overpriced low end garbage strategy, and they've certainly got a few followers with it. It's sad so many people in the world are so stupid, it makes these greedy bastards prosper. Reply
  • anactoraaron - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    "Best Color Gamut". ....if you don't count the VAIO Z Canvas with 95% AdobeRGB... Reply
  • s.yu - Thursday, February 25, 2016 - link

    Huawei is known for talking out of its arse. Many ignorant people are fooled nevertheless. Reply
  • Meteor2 - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    That looks really, really nice. Better spec and design than a Surface. I'm impressed by the low weight -- that's light enough to be comfortable as a tablet. Reply
  • Lolimaster - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    The surface book is better spec wise, 2000x3000 proper dual core i7. Not a gimped core M. Reply
  • Meteor2 - Monday, February 22, 2016 - link

    This isn't a Book competitor. Reply
  • s.yu - Thursday, February 25, 2016 - link

    It's as expensive as one, and of course more expensive than many configurations of SP4. Reply
  • Lolimaster - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    Keyboard and pen included. Reply
  • fancylear - Sunday, February 21, 2016 - link

    Matebook comes with so many nice features. but still a little bit expensive~ Reply

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