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HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Here’s why it is love at first sight with this new Intel Core Ultra 9 CPU ultraportable; Malaysia preorders offer RM4,582 in free gifts

Not all ultraportable laptops are made equal and with the veritable cornucopia of offerings in the market with features, form factors and price points aplenty out there, mobile workers and power users looking for the best and lightest that money can buy are often stuck with compromises.

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Once in a long while though, you see a laptop that sets your heart aflutter and makes for an absolute head turner that is head and shoulders above the competition. The new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is just one such laptop.

What is the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024

Launched earlier in China, the MateBook X Pro 2024 that is now on preorder in Malaysia is the HUAWEI’s latest ultraportable laptop that is the successor to their earlier model that was launched in 2022 with significantly improved performance and refinements in design that make it lighter than ever before while making it the most powerful ultraportable that HUAWEI has ever made.

In Malaysia, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 comes with a 14.2-inch 3.1K Flexible OLED X-True touch display with a 120Hz refresh rate and professional-grade colour accuracy, the latest Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 processor, a whopping 32GB RAM, a massive 2TB SSD and Intel Arc graphics ensconced within a wonderfully slim chassis done up in a beautiful shade of Morandi Blue.

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The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 for Malaysia comes in a beautiful shade of Morandi Blue or White

A more affordable variant is also available in a shade of White with otherwise similar specifications along with the same quality display and Intel Arc graphics but which uses the Intel® Core™ Ultra 7 processor, has 16GB RAM and has 1TB of storage. 

What makes the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 a feat of engineering is the fact that it is as slim as it is powerful. That’s just scratching the surface of why it’s one of the most desirable laptops of 2024. Here’s why the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is truly love at first sight… 

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Exceptionally Light and Slim Design

The next-generation HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is one of the lightest designs in the market at just 980g while being just 13.5mm thin. It’s so light that it can effectively be held with just two fingers! 

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To achieve these exceptional weight savings, HUAWEI has pulled every trick in the engineering textbook, eking out painstaking weight savings gram by gram.

Building on the base of an ultralight weight-saving magnesium alloy chassis, every component in the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 has also been upgraded with the use of lighter materials for the keyboard, touchpad, hinges, cooling fans, the speakers and even the new Flexible OLED display too while also being sturdier in the bargain to make, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is the market’s lightest Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 laptop which is an impressive feat.

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The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 implements a huge array of weight saving features along with its magnesium alloy chassis

In order to make it so breathtakingly slim, HUAWEI has eliminated almost every millimetre of unused space in the chassis. To achieve this, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 implements an unusual Cloud Falcon Architecture design for the printed circuit board (PCB). Rather than just one huge slab of wasted space, the newPCB is split into 3 separate boards, allowing it to take up 8% less space than its predecessor while allowing for larger sized subcomponents such that the laptop packs in a lighter and 22% larger fan, a 17% bigger battery and 22% larger speakers too.

No expense was spared with the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024’s aesthetics as well with the laptop implementing an innovative Micro-arc oxidation (MAO) process on the finish to ensure enhanced wear resistance while offering a sensuously smooth matte finish that is also resistant to stains, fingerprints and scratches too over the ultralight magnesium alloy chassis in your choice of a pleasing light Morandi Blue or a rich White colourway.

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – World’s first Flexible OLED display for brilliant colours and detail

The new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 features a 14.2-inch Flexible OLED X-True touch display, the first of its kind in the market.

Where the display earns its Flexible designation is on account of its unique space-saving design that allows the display driver integrated circuit to be ‘bent’ back to the screen to save more internal chassis space, allowing for an unprecedented and massive 93% screen-to-body ratio and tall 3:2 aspect ratio for the Flexible OLED X-True touch display within the compact dimensions of a traditional 14-inch laptop form factor. 

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With a peak brightness of 1000 nits, the Huawei MateBook X Pro 2024’s OLED display offers excellent clarity under sunlight

Where the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 trumps the competition is its crisp 3.1K resolution with a sharp 264 pixels per inch for pin-sharp text as well as images onscreen while offering a smooth 120Hz refresh rate and a 1ms response time

Better yet, the Flexible OLED X-True touch display is the first HUAWEI laptop that supports the Adobe RGB photography-level colour gamut while enjoying a stunning ∆E < 13 in Adobe RGB, sRGB, and P3 which means that it is perfect for content creators who require absolutely accurate colour rendition. It’s also exceptionally bright as well with a peak brightness of up to 1,000 nits and a 1,000,000:1 contrast ratio for better visual clarity indoors or outdoors.

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That’s not all, the display itself is able to tackle eyestrain as it has TÜV Rheinland Eye Comfort 3.0 Certification, ensuring comfortable usage and no eye strain even when used for extended lengths of time.

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Powerful Intel® Core™ Ultra processors with Intel Arc graphics

The  HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is quite literally the lightest ultraportable with an Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 processor in the market as it weighs just 980g. It’s also the first 14-inch laptop to feature the Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 processor too while also featuring Intel’s prestigious Evo certification which certifies that the laptop has fast charging, fast boot up and performance that meets rigorous standards.

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The Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 is Intel’s latest processor from their Meteor Lake generation of processors with 16-cores that consist of six high-performance cores, eight efficiency-cores and two low-power efficiency cores as well as 22 threads to handle challenging workloads with up to a powerful 40W TDP; easily outgunning other ultraportables in the market that typically max out at 28W TDP.

Better yet, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 has a Super Turbo feature integrated into the HUAWEI PC Manager management software that allows for enhanced performance for the most demanding tasks across a variety of software applications by dynamically allocating CPU resources based on need.

With Super Turbo, a 1GB, 150-slide PowerPoint file can be opened in 43.48% less time at just 19.2 seconds while a massive Excel spreadsheet with 1.3 million lines can be opened in 42.29% less time at 31.4 seconds.

If time is money, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 helps you maximise your efficiency, enabling you to accomplish more in less time. For those with more modest needs, the MateBook X Pro 2024 can also be configured with an Intel® Core™  Ultra 7 processor too.

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – AI Ready with Copilot for Better Productivity

The new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is ready to rock with Microsoft’s Copilot AI on hand to make life easier and take productivity to the next level.By leveraging the immense power of Copilot, users can perform multiple repetitive or time intensive tasks easier such as performing academic or work related research, grammar proofing and summarising large reams of text for schoolwork, reports and presentations and even help to plan important things like travel itineraries and more. It’s like a personal assistant ready to help 24/7!

That’s not all as the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 also hosts additional AI-ready features . Preinstalled exclusively on the laptop is the new WPS AI which offers a full suite of productivity apps akin to MS Office, Adobe Acrobat and Excel.

WPS AI also features an array of helpful AI features such as a WPS AI Writer that uses sophisticated algorithms to help generate quality material for articles, presentations and other projects. Another incredibly useful feature is WPS AI Reader that can take intelligently summarise large multi-page documents, reports or articles in PDF format for you to help save you from the drudgery of reading and help save time for other more productive tasks, making it indispensable for students, mobile workers and others who need to work with documents and reports on a regular basis.

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Mobile workers will also appreciate the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024’s AI Sound feature that leverages deep neural networks for crisp and clear audio calls depending on the scenario at hand such as only enhancing the voice of the speaker, enhancing all human voices in range or all sounds in the immediate area.

Better yet, the laptop also has an AI Camera that has the ability to track a user’s eyes and also follow them with facial recognition and eye tracking technologies to ensure more natural looking video calls as well as beautifying a user’s image in video calls too. 

The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 also hosts an AI Search mode too, allowing users to rapidly and intelligently find a specific document, app or web page without having to painstakingly go through every file. 

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The integration of HUAWEI SuperHub allows the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 to seamlessly pair up with other HUAWEI devices like the new Pura 70 series to transfer content and enjoy multi-screen collaboration too, interacting with the phone directly on the laptop display itself for maximum productivity

Best of all, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 hosts HUAWEI Super Device functionality, allowing it to seamlessly pair up with other HUAWEI products like the new Pura 70 series, tablets, earbuds and more for cross-device interactivity along with HUAWEI SuperHub capabilities that let users rapidly transfer files across devices in a jiffy.

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Huge 70Wh battery with fast SuperCharge Turbo charging

Having a gorgeous display and powerful performance in a laptop means nothing if you don’t have the battery life to back it up. Fortunately, the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 has battery life in spades.

The laptop now comes with a larger 70Wh battery that takes advantage of a new dual-cell charging technology which integrates two independent charging integrated chips (IC) to manage and optimise charging speeds. 

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On top of a bigger battery, the laptop is now compatible with even more charging protocols with support for PD, UFCS and SCP charging protocols, allowing you to charge the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 off a smartphone phone charger or power bank 50% faster than the previous generation. Add in a 90W SuperCharge Turbo mode that offers blazing fast charging and you can get enough juice for 2 hours of office work with just 10 minutes of charging!

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Huge HUAWEI FreeTouch touchpad with gesture based shortcuts

Belying its compact dimensions, the  HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 implements a larger touchpad with a new design that they’ve referred to as HUAWEI FreeTouch which combines an X-axis linear motor and eddy current sensing to make it lighter and offer 33% more consistent response than the previous generation model. 

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The end result is a brilliantly innovative way to access common menu and control settings, all with the literal touch of a finger. At launch, the HUAWEI FreeTouch touchpad lets you perform a screenshot by knocking it with a single knuckle while knocking it twice allows you to perform a screen recording.

Swiping your finger along the left edge of the touchpad up and down lets you control the volume while doing it on the right lets you control the volume. Doing so on the top edge lets you fast forward or rewind a video.

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Where the magic happens with the HUAWEI FreeTouch Touchpad is that you get haptic feedback for precise control when you do so which has to be seen and felt to be believed. The gestures feel natural to the touch and it easily becomes second nature.

HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 – Malaysia preorder details

The new HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024 is available for preorder starting from today 13 all the way to 24 May 2024 with your choice of the Intel® Core™ Ultra 9 version with 32GB RAM and 2TB storage in a stunning Morandi Blue colourway for RM10,999 or the Intel® Core™ Ultra 7 version with 16GB RAM and 1TB storage appointed in a posh White finish for RM8,999.

Preorders can be made on the HUAWEI Official Website, the HUAWEI Flagship Store on Lazada, the HUAWEI Official Store on Shopee or in person at any HUAWEI Experience store nationwide.

Huawei MateBook X Pro 2024 Malaysia preorder

Those who preorder enjoy up to a generous RM4,582 in free gifts which consist of a HUAWEI MatePad 11 PaperMatte Edition tablet with accompanying M Pencil stylus and Smart magnetic keyboard, a HUAWEI Bluetooth mouse, a free 1-year subscription to Microsoft 365, a backpack, a laptop stand and a 1+1 year HUAWEI Extended Warranty.

To preorder the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 2024, check out the following links:

HUAWEI Official Website: https://bit.ly/HWS_HitechCentury 

HUAWEI Flagship store on Lazada: https://bit.ly/Lazada_HitechCentury

HUAWEI Flagship store on Shopee: https://bit.ly/Shopee_HitechCentury

HUAWEI Experience store locations: https://consumer.huawei.com/my/retail/

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