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Huawei MateBook E

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews of Huawei MateBook E. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Views about the reliability and touch screen are on the whole positive. The performance and screen are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the camera and battery. The portability and durability get mixed opinions.

design, screen, performance, touch screen, reliability

battery, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Huawei MateBook E is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Tom Brant (pcmag.com)

Huawei MateBook E

 

Despite a capable, high-quality touch screen and iPad Pro-like looks, the Huawei MateBook E doesn't measure up to many competing detachable 2-in-1s.

Thin and light. Responsive and crisp touch screen. Full-size keys. USB adapter included.

Lackluster performance. Relatively short battery life. Subpar trackpad. Lacks angled keyboard. Pre-partitioned hard drive.

Ultimately, the MateBook E is less than the sum of its parts: a gorgeous display, a thin and light form factor, and processor, memory, and storage options that you'd expect to find on a laptop. Bring it all together, though, and you get an...

Aug, 2017

Expert review by : Jamie Bsales (computershopper.com)

Huawei MateBook E Review and Ratings

 

The MateBook E delivers a spiffy-looking 12-inch tablet and a darn good keyboard cover at an attractive price for a premium 2-in-1. But so-so performance and a lack of ports keep it from realizing its full potential.

Moderate price versus Surface Pro devices includes keyboard folio ; Surprisingly good keyboard for a detachable 2-in-1 ; Stylish design, solid build quality ; Silent operation

Middling performance and battery life ; Single USB Type-C is only port/slot, with port expander extra-cost ; No rear-facing camera or stylus

All MateBook E models come with Windows 10 Home as the OS (sorry, no choice to upgrade to Pro), and it is the Microsoft Signature Edition that comes free from trialware and pre-loaded apps and programs you didn’t ask for. Also, Huawei includes a...

Oct, 2017

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Huawei MateBook E review: Round two still has work to do

 

The original MateBook didn't have a particularly long battery life per charge, nor was the keyboard cover's stand very well designed. The MateBook E

Improved keyboard cover ; Infinitely variable stand ; Decent screen ; Integrated fingerprint scanner ; Near silent operation

Battery life still isn't great ; Upright typing position not too comfortable ; Expensive for moderate spec ; Hard to locate in UK

The original MateBook didn't have a particularly long battery life per charge, nor was the keyboard cover's stand very well designed. The MateBook E fixes this latter issue with a more creative keyboard cover, but the device doesn't go far enough to...

Oct, 2017

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Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei MateBook E review: Gorgeous but lacks power

 

A huge improvement on the first MateBook, thanks in main to a better keyboard case

Slim and lightweight ; Gorgeous 3:2 aspect ratio display ; Excellent keyboard case

Relatively slow performance ; Expensive

There’s nothing horribly wrong with Huawei’s MateBook E, but it's neither the best 2-in-1 you can buy nor the best value. If you're after the former, you need to go for a Core i7 2017 Microsoft Surface Pro and if you want to save some cash, opt for the...

Aug, 2017

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Expert review by : Henry Burrell (techadvisor.co.uk)

Huawei MateBook E review

 

You will probably either love or loathe the idea of a 2-in-1. But as the MateBook E shows, there are real advantages to choosing one over a traditional laptop.

The MateBook E is a clear improvement from the first generation and is on par with the Surface Pro as the best Windows 10 hybrid device. The well-built and included keyboard cover is the quiet star of the show here, as there’s not much you can do to...

Jun, 2017

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

Huawei MateBook E review: Hands-on with Huawei’s second gen Surface Pro 4 rival

 

A huge improvement on the first MateBook, thanks in main to a better keyboard case

I haven’t yet been able to run full benchmarks and battery life tests, and we don’t have final UK pricing yet, although the euro prices, which start at €999, set a worrying precedent. However, so far the Huawei MateBook 2 looks to be a considerable...

May, 2017

Expert review by (stuff.tv_in)

Huawei MateBook E hands-on review

 

With upgraded internals and a redesigned keyboard cover, things are looking good

May, 2017

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Audio Premium
Built-in Microphone:N
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4430
Battery capacity (Watt hours):33.7
Battery life (max):9

Camera

Front camera:Y
Rear camera:N

Design

Brand color:Titanium grey
Certification:CE
Color of product:Grey
Device type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint reader:Y
Form Factor:Slate

Display

Aspect Ratio:3:2
Display brightness:400
Display Diagonal:12
Display Resolution:2160 x 1440
Display Technology:IPS
LED backlight:Y
Pixel density:216
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Graphics

Graphics adapter:HD Graphics 615
Graphics adapter family:Intel

Memory

Internal memory:4
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM

Messaging

E-mail:Y

Networking

3G:N
4G:N
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.1
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Contrast ratio (typical):1000:1
Processor socket:BGA 1515

Packaging Content

Cables included:USB Type-C
Quick start guide:Y

Performance

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Gyroscope:Y
Operating system architecture:64-bit
Proximity sensor:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Docking connector type:USB Type-C
Headphone out:N
Microphone in:N
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1

Processor

Bus type:Opi
Conflict Free processor:Y
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
Processor boost frequency:3.2
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake
Processor cores:2
Processor family:7th gen Intel® Core™ i5
Processor frequency:1.20
Processor lithography:14
Processor model:i5-7Y54
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor package size:20 x 16.5
Processor threads:4
Stepping:H0
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):4.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Insider™:Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Secure Key:Y
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y

Software

Operating system installed:Windows 10 Home
Platform:Windows

Storage

Card reader integrated:N
Compatible memory cards:Not supported
Internal storage capacity:256
Storage media:SSD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.272
Height:7.64
Weight:22.2
Width:11