Huawei has recently made Huawei MateBook available for preorder ahead of its official commercial release in the United States and Canada this coming July.

This sleek MateBook tablet was initially introduced during this year's Mobile World Congress, packing a ton of impressive specs and features.

Microsoft, in the meantime, unveiled its Windows tablet Surface 3 in April last year, which has since been regarded as "sexy hybrid laptop / tablet for the masses."

In this post, we will have a closer look at each of the two Windows tablets to help you choose which of these devices will give you a bang for your buck.

Let's get the ball rolling.

Huawei MateBook

Perhaps the key feature of this hybrid device from Huawei is that it runs on Windows 10.

Carrying a starting price of $699, this device sports a 12-inch IPS multi-touch screen.

"[T]he Huawei MateBook shows you more detail and clarity at a jaw-dropping 2,160 x 1,440 resolution," reads the product's description. "And with a 160° wide viewing angle, you'll be able to see your favorite content at almost any angle."

Boasting an Intel Core M-series processor under its hood, the MateBook comes equipped with a 4 GB / 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB / 256 GB / 512 GB solid state drive (SSD), depending on which particular variant consumers are going to pick.

What makes this device even sweeter is it is fitted with a fingerprint reader that should play nice with Windows 10 Hello. Huawei touts this device as the "world's first laptop that comes equipped with a side fingerprint sensor," allowing users to unlock it with one touch.

For users to be able to transform it into a laptop, the Huawei MateBook is specifically built to support different accessories, such as the MateBook Keyboard, portable MateDock and Huawei MatePen. However, these accessories can be bought separately.

Featuring a fanless design, this tablet is remarkably light and thin at 1.4 pounds and 0.27 inches.

In terms of its battery life, it is said to last up to nine hours of video playback or up to 29 hours of music playback. Another notable feature for the MateBook is its USB Type-C Port used in transferring data and charging.

In terms of its camera, it has a 5-megapixel front-facing one.

On top of that, this machine houses a so-called 8-layer heat transfer technology plus top graphene synthetics, making the device "never too hot to handle."

Microsoft Surface 3

Initially deemed "iPad rival" or "iPad killer," this Windows tablet is loaded with a slew of great specs and features.

The tablet runs on Windows 8.1, though it's said that it can be upgraded to Windows 10. Camera-wise, this 2-in-1 device features a 3.5-megapixel front shooter and an 8-megapixel main snapper.

When talking about its battery life, Microsoft says it features "up to 10 hours of video playback."

Priced at $499, this one packs an Intel quad core Atom processor, making it "fast and responsive."

"[R]un all of the full desktop software you use to get work done," reads the product description.

The Surface 3 sports a 10.8-inch display with 1,920 x 1,280 (214 ppi), which means Huawei's machine has a little bigger screen size and a higher resolution. Memory and storage-wise, consumers can pick a model with 2 GB of RAM / 64 GB of storage or 4 GB of RAM with 128 GB of storage.

Of course, this also comes with a keyboard, the Surface Type Cover, along with a Surface Pen, making it an ideal business tablet.

This Microsoft device also seems to be thicker than the MateBook at 0.34 inches. This weighs 1.37 pounds.

Bottom line: Choosing any of these two devices mainly depends on your specific needs and, of course, your budget. While Huawei MateBook appears to have the more remarkable specs and features, Microsoft Surface 3, however, is a more budget-friendly device, though it is said to have all the power of a laptop.

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