AMD-Powered Huawei Matebook D Now Available in The United States

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:

  • USB-C
  • USB3.0 (Type A)
  • USB2.0 (Type A)
  • HDMI
  • 3.5 mm stereo headset jack

This should allow for maximum flexibility at work or at home.

Huawei Matebook D
Huawei Matebook D

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.

OPERATION SYSTEM

Windows 10 Home 64-bit

SIZE

15.8 mm x 323 mm × 221 mm
12.72in x 8.7in x 0.62in

WEIGHT

approximately 3.5 lbs

COLOR

Mystic Silver

DISPLAY

1920 x 1080

GRAPHICS

Radeon Vega8 Graphics
* For more information, refer to the actual specifications.

CPU

AMD RyzenTM 5 2500U mobile processor

MEMORY

8GB DDR4

SSD

256GB SSD

AUDIO CONFIGURATION

Two Digital microphone, Four speaker
Dolby Atmos® Sound System

WIFI

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

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

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.

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