It’s no secret that I’m a MacBook user and that Windows is not my favourite computer operating system (OS). That’s changed in recent months thanks to an impressive array of Windows-powered laptops, most notably Huawei’s current slate of MateBooks. The MateBook D14 and D15, as well as the super-high-end MateBook X Pro 2020, are some of the best laptops on the market right now and are leading the charge when it comes to powerful, affordable and stylish Windows laptops.
The increase in mobile productivity, e-learning, and increasing demand for high-performing laptops, has lead to an increased need for reliable laptops with regard to performance, portability and value for money.
Huawei’s met those needs with its lineup which includes flagship laptops, such as the HUAWEI MateBook X Pro and its smaller variant, HUAWEI MateBook D14 or D15. This impressive lineup offers all-round performers at a friendly price point with top value such as HUAWEI MateBook D series as well as an ultra-premium device in the form of the Huawei MateBook X Pro. This means everyone, from all walks of life, are able to pick the right one based on their requirements and budgets.
MateBook X Pro: the remote office flagship laptop
The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro sits as the top-tier, flagship laptop in the company’s lineup. This top-of-the-line laptop combines ultimate portability, immersive viewing and cutting edge performance to give you an unparalleled premium experience. The X Pro laptop epitomises the signature design and elegant craftsmanship that Huawei is known for with the laptop being extremely light-weight and ultra-thin, making it the perfect choice for professionals who demand power-on-the go. Powering the top-notch hardware is a 10th generation Intel Core i7 processor along with NVIDIA GeForce MX250 for optimum graphics, ensuring that you get a smooth experience in every scenario from graphic and video editing, to gaming and multimedia content consumption.
MateBook D Series: Value for money with no compromise
Value for money is a key factor for many people when it comes to choosing which laptop to buy. Thankfully, Huawei has the perfect device which expertly balances performance, cost and design. The HUAWEI MateBook D series, which is available in two variants, namely the HUAWEI MateBook D 14 with a 14-inch display and a larger HUAWEI MateBook D15, which comes with a 15.6-inch display and packs more storage. Aimed primarily at students, these value for money laptop pack enough power to last throughout the day and provide the option of choosing an AMD Ryzen 3000 series processor with a Radeon Vega graphics card variant. Both the 14-inch and 15-inch variants are powerful enough for all daily tasks, along with 9.4 hours of web browsing and 9.5 hours of video playback. The long-lasting battery on the HUAWEI MateBook D series can be topped up the included 65W Type-C charger that gives your 46% battery life in 30 minutes and can be used to charge up your smartphone.
These HUAWEI laptops also offer a seamless unparalleled experience when using your HUAWEI smartphone. HUAWEI Share works across your phone and laptop to ensure that you can work and communicate seamlessly no matter which HUAWEI device you’re using.
Each laptop is Huawei’s lineup aims to provide users with the best solution at every price point and, just like their smartphones, doesn’t skimp on design, power, functionality and value for money.
Price and Availability
All the MateBook Series could be purchased from Huawei online store, Vodacom, Telkom, Incredible Connection, Computer Mania and Hi store.