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Lilbits: Color E Ink, Huawei’s new laptops, more trouble for Huawei, and Linux phones

The upcoming Astro Slide 5G from Planet Computers is a smartphone with a 6.5 inch touchscreen display and a slide-out keyboard that lets you use it like a little laptop. First announced last year, the phone has been available for pre-order through crowdfunding and we learned last week that it’s now expected to ship in June. […]

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Huawei’s 2020 laptop lineup includes new MateBook X with pressure-sensitive touchpad

Huawei is refreshing its laptop lineup with several new models featuring Intel and AMD processors set to go on sale in China this month. The company’s latest Huawei MateBook X is a 13 inch notebook with a 3000 x 2000 pixel touchscreen display, an Intel Comet Lake processor, and a new pressure-sensitive touchpad. The company […]

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Chuwi AeroBook is a budget Huawei MateBook clone

Chinese device makers have a long and proud(?) track record of releasing cheap knockoffs of high-end devices like iPhones and Surface devices. But the Chuwi Aerobook is a little more surprising — it looks like a straight-up Huawei MateBook knockoff. The Chuwi AeroBook is a thin and light laptop with a compact design, slim bezels, a backlit […]

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Huawei MateBook 13 coming to the US this month for $1000 and up

The Huawei MateBook 13 is a compact notebook with a 13 inch, 2160 x 1440 pixel touchscreen display (with a 3:2 aspect ratio), an Intel Whiskey Lake processor, and discrete graphics if you opt for the top-of-the-line model. First launched in China in November, Huawei has announced that the MateBook 13 is coming to the […]

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Huawei launches MateBook 13 Whiskey Lake-U laptop with NFC

Huawei’s latest laptop is a thin and light model with a 13.3 inch display featuring a 3:2 aspect ratio, an Intel Whiskey Lake-U processor, an integrated fingerprint sensor, and NFC support. The company unveiled the Huawei MateBook 13 at an event in China. Oh, and unlike the MateBook X Pro, it has a camera above the […]

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Huawei MateBook D laptop with 8th-gen Intel Core CPU, NVIDIA GPU launches for $999 and up

A few months after launching a Huawei MateBook D 14 inch laptop with an AMD Ryzen 5 2500U processor, Radeon Vega 8 graphics, and a $630 price tag, Huwei is introducing two new models. While the new versions look identical from the outside, under the hood they’re powered by 8th-gen Intel Core “Kaby Lake Refresh” […]

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Huawei MateBook D with Ryzen Mobile now available for $629 (or less)

After unveiling a 14 inch notebook with a compact design and an AMD Ryzen Mobile processor at Computex in May, Huawei is bringing the notebook to the United States. The Huawei MateBook D is now available from Walmart with a suggested retail price of $629 (although it currently seems to be on sale for $599). […]

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First look: Huawei MateBook X Pro with Ubuntu 18.04 Linux

The Huawei MateBook X Pro is a pretty nice little laptop, featuring a 13.9 inch, 3000 x 2000 pixel touchscreen display with super-slim bezels, an all-metal chassis, and support for up ton an Intel Core i7-8550U processor, 16GB of RAM, 512GB of storage, and NVIDIA GeForce MX150 graphics. Huawei recently announced that the MateBook X […]

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Huawei MateBook X Pro coming to America for $1199 and up

Huawei’s MateBook X Pro is a thin and light laptop with a high-res touchscreen display, slim bezels, and an… unusual camera design. The webcam’s not above the display, where you’ll find it on most notebooks. And it’s not below the screen, as it is on Dell’s XPS 13 lineup. Instead, it’s tucked into the keyboard, […]