Swapping Intel for Snapdragon power
Over at the Shanghai, Huawei silently announced the 2019 version of its MateBook E 2-in-1 laptop. The biggest change on this model is that it uses a Snapdragon 850 processor instead of the usual Intel processor. The Snapdragon 850 is an overclocked version of the Snapdragon 845 and is made for laptops and 2-in-1s.
Benefits of using a Snapdragon 850 processor includes having a built-in LTE connectivity, making the MateBook E 2019 an always-connected 2-in-1 Windows 10 device.
The rest of the MateBook E 2019’s specs include a 12-inch touchscreen display with a 2k resolution and 3:2 aspect ratio, 8GB RAM, 256GB/512GB internal storage, 13-megapixel rear camera, 5-megapixel front camera, removable keyboard, USB-C, Dolby Atmos, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a 36.3Wh battery with fast charging.
The MateBook E 2019 is priced at CNY 3999(~Php 30.9k) for the 256GB variant and CNY 4999(~Php 38.6k) for the 512GB variant, making it competitively priced for a 2-in-1 laptop sporting one of Qualcomm’s most powerful processors to date.