Huawei Brings the MateBook D To The US
Huawei just recently announced the availability of their new Matebook D notebooks. Just in time for back to school the Intel 8th Gen Core-based systems will both will come with discrete graphics with the Nvidia GeForce MX150, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB SSD storage on the Core i5 model and 512 GB of storage on the Core i7. The display is 14 inches with 1080p resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. For ports, you’ll get 1 USB 2.0, 1 USB 3.0, 1 USB Type-C, HDMI and headphone jack. You’ll be able to pick up the Core i5 model from Amazon, Newegg, and B&H for $999. If you want to step up to Core i7, you can get that exclusively at Microsoft.com for just $100 more at $1,099. See the key features and specs breakdown below.
Price & Availability
The HUAWEI MateBook D 14” Intel edition has two variants:
- 8th Gen i7 Intel processor available at Microsoft.com only for $1,099
- 8th Gen i5 Intel processor available at Amazon, Newegg and B&H for $999
Premium Without a Premium Price Tag
- The HUAWEI MateBook D is the ideal laptop for those wanting premium design, features, and performance without a premium price tag.
- It is an ultra-slim and light weight, yet full-featured notebook. It weighs just 3.5 lbs., measures just over half an inch (0.62”) thick and has a durable and beautiful metallic unibody so it is very portable, which is perfect for students who need to take a laptop with them everywhere.
- The Intel variants also feature a fingerprint reader integrated into the power key that recognizes multiple user profiles and starts up in just 9 seconds, and launches from lock screen in 0.9 seconds.
Power and Productivity On the Go
Despite its slim size, the HUAWEI MateBook D 14” packs in all the important features.
- 57.4 Whr large capacity battery that ensures up to 12 hours of 1080P video playback and even more of web browsing
- a full-size keyboard that is backlit and spill proof
- a large clickpad for gesture control
- It also comes with all the right ports, including USB-C, USB-A, and HDMI, ensuring you can easily connect to projectors and displays.
Entertainment Without Compromise
- The display is Full HD and 16:9 wide which is great for watching videos, and it is the Touch Screen! Touch screens are a must-have today. You can scroll through files and articles, and zoom in and out much faster than with a mouse and with more accuracy than just using the clickpad.
- And when you’ve earned that downtime and want to kick back and watch a movie, it has amazing sound. The four speaker, split frequency setup featuring Dolby ATMOS® creates an immersive surround sound effect.
|AMD Version||Intel Version|
|Display||Size: 14 inches|
Type: 1920 x 1080 HD
Aspect ratio: 16:9
|Size||Dimensions (H x W x D):|
12.72in X 8.7in X 0.62in
|Graphics||Radeon Vega8 Graphics||Nvidia® GeForce MX150 Graphics|
|Operation System||Windows 10 Home 64-bit|
|CPU||AMD Ryzen TM 5 2500U mobile processor||Intel 8th Gen Core™ i5-8250U processorIntel 8th Gen Core™ i7-8550U processor|
|Memory||8GB DDR4||8GB LPDDR3|
|Hard Drive||256GB SSD||256GB SSD|
|Wi-Fi||IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz/5GHz, 2×2 MIMO|
|Bluetooth||BT 4.1 (compatible with 3.0 and 2.1+EDR)|
|Camera||Front camera: 1 MP|
|Audio Configuration||Two Digital microphone, Four speaker|
Dolby Atmos® Sound System
|Battery||57.4 Wh (7565mAh@7.6V) (Typical Capacity)|
|Interface||USB-C x 1|
USB3.0 (Type A) x 1
USB2.0 (Type A) x 1
HDMI x 1
3.5 mm stereo headset jack x 1
|In the Box||USB-C Power Adapter and Cable x 1|