After turning heads in 2018 as the world’s first FullView notebook, the second-generation Huawei MateBook X Pro makes an entrance to Malaysia. The refined, powerful notebook touts a 3K resolution display, latest 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processing power, and a host of handy connectivity features. Joining the MateBook X Pro are the MateBook 13, MateBook D 14, and MateBook D 15. The devices will be available nationwide starting 16 May 2020.
Pricing and availability
- Huawei MateBook X Pro
- Intel Core i7/16GB/1TB SSD/MX250 – MYR7,999
- Huawei MateBook 13
- Intel Core i7/16G/512GB/MX250 – MYR4,999
- Intel Core i5/16G/512G/MX250 – MYR4,499
- AMD Ryzen 5/16G/512G/Vega – MYR3,499
- Huawei MateBook D 14
- AMD Ryzen 5/8GB/512GB/Vega 8 – MYR2,899
- Huawei MateBook D 15
- AMD Ryzen 7/8GB/512GB/Vega 10 – MYR2,899
Free gifts for Huawei MateBook X Pro buyers include the Huawei Sound X, Huawei Bluetooth Mouse, Huawei Backpack, Huawei Band 4
Free gifts for Huawei MateBook 13, MateBook D 14, and MateBook D 15 include a Huawei Bluetooth Mouse, Huawei Backpack, Huawei Band 4.
In conjunction with the month of Ramadhan, Huawei is rewarding its customers with a one-day-only sale on 12 May 2020. The sale will offer must buy items, Ketupat Rain, free gifts, and flash deals. For notebook PC users, there will be an home office promotion with gifts of up to MYR582. Head over to https://shop.huawei.com/my/ramadan-online.html for details.
Huawei MateBook X Pro features
The 2020 Huawei MateBook X Pro is the world’s first Ultra FullView Display notebook, offering an impressive 91 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The unconventional 3:2 aspect ratio is well-suited for productivity applications and content creation.
It’s an impressive display, supporting up to 3K resolution (3000×2000) with 10-point multitouch. The LTPS display delivers 100 per cent sRGB colour gamut and 450 nits of peak brightness.
When you’ve finished gasping at the gorgeous display, you should pay attention to the sleek CNC machines metallic unibody, which is given a premium sandblasted finish.
The device is astonishingly just 14.6mm thick and weighs 1.33kg. Available in gorgeous Space Grey; another colourway to look forward to is Emerald Green, arriving soon in limited quantities.
Expect uncompromising performance with the 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10510U chipset coupled with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 graphics with 2GB GDDR5 video memory. This is mated to 16GB of DDR3 RAM and 1TB of fast PCIe SSD storage.
In terms of connectivity, the notebook comes with Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz/5GHz, 2×2 MIMO), and Bluetooth 5.0.
The device offers one USB-A port (USB 3.0), and two USB-C ports, and a 3.5mm stereo headphone jack.
The quad-speaker setup with quad-mics should satisfy audio fans, and a large 56Whr battery will ensure the notebook lasts a full-day of productivity. Bundled in the box is a 65W USB-C power brick that rapid charges the notebook as well as offer Huawei SuperCharge for selected Huawei devices.
Huawei Share takes centrestage, taking advantage of the device’s NFC and Wi-Fi connectivity. It enables one-tap sharing and collaboration between the notebook and other Huawei devices.
Huawei MateBook 13
The Huawei MateBook 13 is Huawei’s answer to the now-defunct Apple MacBook and new MacBook Air. The ultra-slim, ultraportable weighs just 1.3kg and is available in Space Grey. The 2K Huawei FullView Display boasts an impressive 88 per cent screen-to-body ratio.
Armed with up to the latest 10th Gen Intel Core i7 processor, it is also offered with AMD Ryzen options.
Huawei MateBook D 14 and MateBook D 15
The Huawei MateBook D 14 and MateBook D 15 are mainstream notebooks that offer a stylish, sleek design, backed by powerful performance and an accessible price.
The all-metal Huawei MateBook D 14 measures just 15.9mm thick and weighs 1.38kg. The 15-incher, on the other hand, measures a tad thicker at 16.9mm and tipping the scales at 1.62kg. Both are offered in a single Mystic Silver colourway.
The D 14 boasts a Full HD Huawei FullView Display with ultra-thin bezels, delivering 84 per cent screen-to-body ratio. Meanwhile, the D 15’s FullView Display pushes the boundaries further with an 87 per cent screen-to-body ratio. The impossibly thin bezels are possible thanks to the recessed camera built into the keyboard.
Both devices pack AMD Ryzen firepower, with the D 14 equipped with the 12nm AMD Ryzen 5 3500U with Radeon Vega 8 Graphics. The D 15 packs the AMD Ryzen 7 3700U chip with integrated Radeon RX Vega 10 Graphics.
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