The powerful but budget friendly Huawei Matebook D has made its way to the US. Powered by the AMD Ryzen 5 2500U quad-core and coupled with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, the 14″ touchscreen uni-body laptop is priced at $599 currently exclusively at Walmart, both in store and online. The Matebook D is aimed to bring the quality of Huawei laptops at a more affordable price. It also represents a new breed of Windows 10 laptops that are powered by mobile SoCs to maximize performance while also being gentle on the battery.
The AMD RyzenTM 5 2500U is clocked at 2GHz and will burst up to 3.6GHz. It is coupled with the Radeon Vega8 Graphics processor. Display wise, it has a 14″ touchscreen that renders at 1900 x 1080 to give you at 16:9 ratio. All of this is coupled with four speaker Dolby ATMOS sound output to give great audio performance.
Aside from the technical specs, you also have a wide range of ports that come on the Huawei Matebook D:
- USB3.0 (Type A)
- USB2.0 (Type A)
- 3.5 mm stereo headset jack
This should allow for maximum flexibility at work or at home.
Keyboard wise, you have a full sized keyboard that is spill proof, is backlit, and the Matebook D comes with a large trackpad to make gestures quick and easy.
Powering all of this is a 57.4Wh battery that supports quick charging technology. That quick charging can give you 40% battery in about 30 minutes of charging.
Here is a rundown of all of the key specs of the laptop.
Windows 10 Home 64-bit
15.8 mm x 323 mm × 221 mm
12.72in x 8.7in x 0.62in
approximately 3.5 lbs
1920 x 1080
Radeon Vega8 Graphics
* For more information, refer to the actual specifications.
AMD RyzenTM 5 2500U mobile processor
Two Digital microphone, Four speaker
Dolby Atmos® Sound System
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4GHz/5GHz, 2×2 MIMO
BT 4.1 (compatible with 3.0 and 2.1+EDR)
Front camera: 1 MP
57.4 Wh (7565mAh@7.6V) (Typical Capacity)
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
Overall this is a solid Windows 10 laptop option for students as well as professionals and it is great to see it come to the US. Right now the Huawei Matebook D is exclusively at Walmart.