HUAWEI updated the line of branded laptops with the release of two new models under the names MateBook D 15 and MateBook D 14. Both laptops received an updated design, powerful hardware and a wide range of configurations, including versions with discrete graphics NVIDIA and Radeon Vega.
One of the key features of the MateBook D 15 was the IPS diagonal increased by 4% compared to its predecessor, while the width and height of the case remained the same. According to the manufacturer, the 15-inch screen model with a resolution of 1920 × 1080 pixels occupies 87% of the device’s cover.
The size of the touchpad has also changed - it has become 26% larger than last year's model. With a maximum thickness of 16.9 mm, the weight of the laptop is only 1.62 kilograms.
MateBook D 15 laptops are equipped with the latest Intel processors of the 10th generation. The top-end configuration received Intel Core i7, 16 GB of RAM and discrete graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX250. The laptop is equipped with two drives at once: for the operating system and applications, a 512 GB SSD is provided, and for storage of files - a 1 TB HDD.
Engineers also reviewed the device of the laptop cooling system, which, according to the vendor, became 27% more efficient than last year. To charge the laptop, a compact charging power supply with a capacity of 65 W is used - with dimensions of 60x60x25 mm, it weighs 160 grams.
As the operating system, the company chose Windows 10 Home Edition. Another feature of the gadget was a "hidden" webcam - to reduce the thickness of the frames and do without cutouts in the display, HUAWEI engineers placed its module in the keyboard area.
The cost of laptops of the MateBook D 15 series in different modifications will be:
- Intel Core i5 / 8 GB / 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD - $572
- Intel Core i5 / 16 GB / 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD - $615
- Intel Core i5 / 8 GB / 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD / GeForce MX250 - $757
- Intel Core i5 / 16 GB / 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD / MX250 - $800
- Intel Core i7 / 16 GB / 256 GB SSD + 1 TB HDD / GeForce MX250 - $942
The second novelty of the vendor was the laptop HUAWEI MateBook D 14. The key feature of the model-rotating 180° 14-inch display. During the presentation, representatives of the company said that this is one of the lightest ultrabooks, which weighs only 1.38 kg. depending on the configuration, customers will be available models with Intel processors and versions based on the AMD Ryzen 3500 processor with support for AMD Radeon Vega 8 graphics.
The price of various modifications of the HUAWEI MateBook D 14 will be:
- AMD Ryzen 3500/8 GB / 512 GB SSD - $572
- AMD Ryzen 3500/16 GB / 512 GB SSD - $615
- Intel Core i5 / 8 GB / 512 GB SSD / GeForce MX250 - $757
- Intel Core i5 / 16 GB / 512 GB SSD / GeForce MX250 - $785
- Intel Core i7 / 16 GB / 512 GB SSD / GeForce MX250 - $928
Pre-order for models opens today, laptops will go on sale on December 3.