Huawei MateView: 4K monitor in 3: 2 format with WiFi and USB-C

While Huawei’s first 23.8 “monitor display was just as unspectacular as its name, the MateView with an aspect ratio of 3: 2 is all the more unique. It is the only monitor in German retail in this format that otherwise only few notebooks like Huawei’s own Use MateBook 16 and Microsoft’s Surface Laptop 3.

The additional height is particularly suitable for office PCs. Huawei uses MateView a 28.2-inch IPS panel with a refresh rate of 60 Hertz and a 4K resolution of 3840 × 2560 pixels – in 16: 9 format, 3840 × 2160 pixels would be common. Thanks to 10-bit display per channel, the MateView displays 1.07 billion colors. It covers the DCI-P3 color space almost completely, sRGB completely. With a maximum brightness of 500 cd / m², the display corresponds to the VESA standard DisplayHDR 400. The contrast should be 1200: 1.

PCs can be connected via Mini-DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 2.0 or the DisplayPort function of USB Type C. In the case of HDMI 2.0, however, the transmission rate is only sufficient for 50 Hertz. The USB-C port not only transmits images, but also data and charges a connected device with up to 65 watts.

For example, a notebook can be connected with the monitor serving as a docking station and energy source. The MateView offers two USB 3.2 Gen 1 (5 GBit / s) Type A and an audio combo port for peripherals. The screen power supply provides up to 135 watts for the display and another connected device and is connected via a second Type-C port.

The height of the stand can be adjusted by 110 mm, but it cannot be removed as the connections and two 5 watt speakers are located on it. Huawei also accommodates radio technology in the base: The MateView can handle Wi-Fi 5 (WLAN 802.11ac) and Bluetooth 5.1, for example to connect smartphones via Miracast and display their screen content.

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In this country, the MateView costs 700 euros. If you order the monitor by August 21, 2021, you will receive a Register on Huawei’s promotional website Free over-ear headphones from Freebuds Studio. Delivery begins on August 4th, 2021.

In parallel with MateView, Huawei has the Gaming-Monitor MateView GT presented. It uses a 34-inch VA panel with a resolution of 3440 × 1440 pixels (21: 9) and displays 165 images per second. The model costs 550 euros – here, too, you get the Freebuds Studio for free at the start of sales.


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