Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei MateBook X Pro, and Huawei Watch GT2e price and specs via Revu Philippines

Huawei MatePad Pro, MateBook X Pro, Watch GT 2e launched in PH

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Huawei has launched three new devices in the Philippines amid the extended lockdown in most parts of the country that has forced retail stores to close or scale down their operations drastically for fear of COVID-19 spread.

In particular, the company’s local arm debuted the Huawei MatePad Pro, Huawei MateBook X Pro, and Huawei Watch GT 2e during a virtual event. Huawei Philippines also skipped the usual launch for the P40 and P40 Pro flagship smartphones.

Due to the ongoing quarantine in the Philippines, the newly launched devices are only available online for now. You can buy them from Lazada, Shopee, and MemoXpress.

You’ll find the prices of the new devices below.

  • Huawei MatePad Pro: P32,990 (around $652)
  • Huawei MateBook X Pro: P119,990 ($2,370)
  • Huawei Watch GT 2e: P6,990 ($138)

The Watch GT 2e is available for purchase starting today, while the MatePad Pro and MateBook X Pro are still up for preorder.

On Lazada and Shopee, those who buy the Huawei Watch GT 2e early will receive an additional watch strap and an umbrella; the bundle is valued at P1,190 ($24).

Meanwhile, early adopters of the Huawei MatePad Pro are entitled to a preorder freebie package worth P14,980 ($296). They’ll receive a Huawei smart keyboard case, a Huawei M-pencil stylus, a Huawei CM510 Bluetooth speaker, plus VIP service at Huawei service centers across the country.

READ ALSO: Huawei MatePad Pro: Unboxing and first impressions

The Huawei MateBook X Pro also comes with P14,980 ($296) worth of free items, including a pair of Huawei FreeBuds 3 true wireless earbuds, a laptop bag, a mouse, and a Huawei SoundStone Bluetooth speaker.

For the MatePad Pro and MateBook X Pro, you need to complete your payment by April 24. Lazada and Shopee mention that shipping will be completed within 36 days from today.

SEE ALSO: Huawei P40 Pro review: Return of the king and Huawei P40, P40 Pro: Philippine prices, specs, preorder details

Local retailer MemoXpress also has the MatePad Pro, MateBook X Pro, and Watch GT 2e on offer, albeit with slightly different freebies for the tablet and laptop.

MemoXpress has the same set of freebies for the watch as Lazada and Shopee. The MatePad Pro comes with a Huawei smart keyboard case, an M-pencil, a Band 4, and an exclusive reward from Huawei’s Member Center app — valued at P15,880 ($314). The MateBook X Pro, on the other hand, is bundled with a pair of FreeBuds 3, a backpack, and a Bluetooth mouse. They are altogether worth P11,990 ($237).

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Huawei MatePad Pro

The Huawei MatePad Pro is a 10.8-inch Android tablet with a huge LCD screen running at 2,560 x 1,600 pixels. And, yes, it’s different from the MatePad Pro 5G, which offers fast data connectivity on compatible 5G networks.

Unlike most tablets and previous iterations in the MatePad family, the Pro has small bezels on the sides and a punch hole for the front-facing camera. The display is also compatible with Huawei’s M-pencil stylus, which the company says “writes naturally like a pencil on paper” and boasts 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity to capture every nuance of the stylus’ interaction with the tablet.

Additionally, the M-pencil pairs automatically and attaches magnetically to the side of the slate while charging it wirelessly. The stylus is sold separately. Another accessory you can purchase for the Huawei MatePad Pro is the company’s smart magnetic keyboard that delivers 1.3mm of travel — more than the shallow butterfly switches of some MacBooks. It also supports the tablet at two angles, making it look like a makeshift laptop.

Huawei MatePad Pro price and specs via Revu Philippines

Huawei MatePad Pro

For audio, the MatePad Pro features a quad-channel, quad-speaker sound system with 3D stereo sound and tuning by Harmon Kardon Audio. Elsewhere, there’s a five-microphone array, enabling 360-degree noise cancellation for clearer audio pickup.

Like the Mate 30 series and P40, the Huawei MatePad Pro is powered by a Kirin 990 chipset and runs EMUI 10 based on Android 10 with Huawei Mobile Services and AppGallery for downloading and updating apps. The AppGallery is the third-largest app store in the world with 1.3 million developers on board and 400 million active monthly users in 170 countries.

The battery is rated at 7,250mAh and supports fast charging. For taking pictures and shooting video, Huawei’s latest slate is equipped with 13- and 8-megapixel rear and front cameras.

Huawei MatePad Pro specs

  • 10.8-inch LCD display, 2,560 x 1,600 resolution
  • Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 990 processor
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB/512GB storage
  • 13-megapixel, f/1.8 rear camera
  • 8-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
  • 7,250mAh battery with USB-C fast charging
  • EMUI 10.1 based on Android 10 with Huawei Mobile Services
  • Colors: Pearl White, Midnight Gray, Orange, Forest Green

Huawei MateBook X Pro

The MateBook X Pro is the company’s new flagship laptop powered by the latest 10th-gen Intel Core i5 and Core i7 processors. It’s also bundled with 512GB or 1TB SSD storage and discrete Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics, which will be replacing the low-power Pascal GPU, the GeForce MX150.

Huawei MateBook X Pro Emerald Green color variant, price, and specs via Revu Philippines

Huawei MateBook X Pro

On the outside, the laptop looks sleek and premium, especially the Emerald Green color variant. It’s available in gray and silver colors, too. The Huawei MateBook X Pro likewise comes with a 13.9-inch 3K touchscreen and an aspect ratio of 3:2. The display covers the full sRGB color gamut for more accurate and rich colors.

Port selection is fine for a portable high-end laptop — you get two USB-C ports, a USB-A port, and a 3.5mm headset and microphone combo jack.

READ ALSO: Huawei MateBook D 15 review: A value-priced aluminum laptop

Like the MateBook D 15 and other Huawei notebooks, the MateBook X Pro has a power button that doubles as a fingerprint reader and a recessed webcam which you can access from the keyboard and only pops up when needed.

Huawei MateBook X Pro specs

  • 13.9-inch LCD touch display, 3,000 x 2,000 resolution
  • 10th-gen Intel Core i5-10210U or Core i7-10510U processor
  • 8GB/16GB RAM
  • 512GB/1TB NVMe SSD storage
  • 13-megapixel, f/1.8 rear camera
  • 8-megapixel, f/2.0 front camera
  • 56Wh battery with USB-C fast charging
  • Windows 10 Home
  • Colors: Space Gray, Mystic Silver, Emerald Green

Huawei Watch GT 2e

Huawei says the Watch GT 2e is designed “to inspire an active lifestyle.” As such, its latest smartwatch includes a new SpO2 monitor for measuring your blood oxygen’s saturation and supports 100 workout modes ranging from traditional sports to trendier forms of exercise like Rock Climbing and Parkour.

Huawei Watch GT2e price and specs via Revu Philippines

Huawei Watch GT 2e

The Huawei Watch GT 2e has a 46mm circular watch face with a 1.39-inch AMOLED touchscreen supporting a retina-grade resolution and always-on function. In keeping with the sporty theme, it also comes with sportier-looking side buttons alongside a perforated watch strap.

SEE ALSO: Huawei Watch GT 2 review: What’s new, what’s changed

Similar to other models in the GT 2 series, the GT 2e packs a two-week battery and can store up to 500 songs on its internal memory. Pairing is done via the Huawei Health app, and the Watch GT 2e is compatible with devices running Android 4.4 or above and iOS 9.0 or newer.

Huawei Watch GT 2e specs

  • 1.39-inch AMOLED touch display, 454 x 454 resolution
  • 5 ATM water resistance
  • Built-in GPS
  • Accelerometer, gyroscope, geomagnetic, heart-rate, ambient-light, air-pressure sensors
  • Bluetooth 5.1
  • 4GB storage
  • 14-day battery life with magnetic charging
  • Android 4.4 or later/iOS 9.0 or later
  • Colors: Space Gray, Mystic Silver, Emerald Green

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Reviews editor: Ramon "Monch" Lopez has 13 years of professional experience creating and editing content for print and digital publications such as Yahoo. He headed the gadgets-merchandising division of one of the Philippines’ largest retail operators somewhere in between. His latest addiction is the comments section of viral Facebook posts.