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2nd-Gen MateBook X Pro (2019) Revealed in FCC Docs

A 2019 successor to the Huawei MateBook X Pro is coming, and it’s looking good — at least in these documents from the U.S. Federal Communications Commission.

Annotated page of KLV-WX9 (2019 MateBook X Pro) label document from FCC, showing unique port selection and revised design.

The model in question is the KLV-WX9, codename ‘Kelvin’. See the original label document here. Read more about MateBook model codenames here.

Chassis

At first glance, this looks very similar to the MateBook 13’s bottom, with a wide air intake for a dual-fan cooling system. However, you can see that this is a more premium laptop. It has a machined aluminum unibody just like the current X Pro. Meanwhile, the MateBook 13’s body is composed of multiple, cheaper, mostly two-dimensional stamped aluminum sheets.

Measuring the body drawing to-scale, the new MateBook appears to be roughly 4mm wider and 7mm taller. So, we may be getting a slightly bigger (14″?) screen, or thicker bezels in exchange for more internal space, or neither — Huawei’s drawing may just be distorted.

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