Huawei’s new MateBook laptops start at $1000, preorders begin June 30th – The Verge

Huawei announced a trio of new MateBook laptops back in May for its second shot at breaking into the laptop space after the lukewarm reception to the original MateBook last year. The three new laptops are the MateBook X, a slim ultrabook; the MateBook E, a second try at fixing the problems of the original MateBook design; and the MateBook D, a 15.6-inch laptop designed for mainstream users. Now, Huawei has announced that you’ll be able to preorder the new MateBooks in the US on June 30th through Newegg and Amazon.


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Along with the preorder date, Huawei announced prices and specifications for the upcoming MateBooks. The MateBook X will come in two configurations: one with a seventh-generation Intel Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage space in space gray for $1,099.99, and a Core i7 variant that also offers 8GB of RAM, but doubles the storage to 512GB and comes in “Prestige Gold” instead for $1,299.99.

The MateBook E will also have two variants: a $799.99 gray model with 4GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, and a Core M3 processor, and a $999.99 gold version with a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, and 256GB of storage.

Lastly, there’s the MateBook D, with offers a Core i5 processor, 8GB of RAM, a 1TB hard drive, and a midrange NVIDIA GeForce 940MX graphics card with 2GB of VRAM for $699.99.

The three new MateBooks are expected to ship later this summer.

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