Huawei Technologies is a Chinese multinational telecommunications equipment, networking and services company headquartered in Shenzhen, Guangdong.
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Founded in 1987, it was primarily phone switches manufacturing company. Later it expanded its portfolio into different businesses and now is one of the largest telecommunications equipment manufacturer worldwide and China’s biggest telephone network equipment maker.
Its other business segments include providing consulting and operating services equipment to enterprises in China, building robust telecommunications networks and manufacturing communications devices for the consumer segments.
The company has been manufacturing mobile phones since 1997. It has recently stepped into the smartwatch market through an Android Wear based device.
Huawei MateBook tablet was first launched in February 2016. The tablet has a 12.00-inch display with a very high resolution of 2160 pixels by 1440 pixels. This Matebook has a 4GB of RAM and a 128GB of internal storage that is not expandable. It is powered by 3.1GHz dual-core Intel Core sixth generation processor. It runs using a Windows 10 Pro and is power-driven by a 4430mAh non removable battery. It weighs 640.00 grams.
With a 2-in-1 design that includes a stylus for drawing and making notes and a detachable keyboard, this is considered a versatile machine. The tablet is just 6.9mm thick and hence making it the thinnest Windows tablet around. This 12-inch Matebook features a quality all-aluminum uni-body, glass front and a chamfered edges as that of its smartphone variant Huawei Mate 8.
It has a market share over 3.3% with annual shipments ranging around 6.7 million, in 2015-16.