Huawei released the MateBook X Pro, a big success of a laptop last year. That laptop was a big hit, as it featured right mix of performance, portability, ports, and price. The Huawei’s new MateBook X pro has the same design and same the powerful aspects. But this time it has faster Processor. Besides the change in the processor, Huawei’s new MateBook x pro has enhance graphic card, a slightly upgraded Thunderbolt 3 port, and optional 1TB of storage.
Alongside the new MateBook X Pro, Huawei also announced the MateBook 14, a lower-tier model that shares the same design language. It, too, will be available later this year, with pricing information to be announced.
Huawei’s new MateBook X Pro
While talking about the visual difference between the new MateBook X Pro and earlier one is the logo placement. Or else, this is the exact same laptop, complete with a 13.9-inch, 450 nits, and edge-to-edge 3000 x 2000 pixel touch-screen. It features the full size keyboard with 1.2mm key travel, with fingerprint scanner and 2.93 lb weight.
Besides that, Huawei’s new MateBook X Pro has two USB-C and one USB-A ports. The Thunderbolt port has been upgraded to a full four lanes of bandwidth, for support of external GPUs like Nvidia’s RTX2080.
Coming to the specification of this MatrBook, well inside, the processor options are a Core i5-8265U or Core i7-8565U. But, Huawei said, they are 10 percent faster than last year’s. The X Pro has either 8GB or 16GB of RAM, and between 256GB and 1TB of storage. The Core i7 version comes with Nvidia’s MX250 discrete graphics, a slight bump over last year’s MX150 GPU.
On the other hand, The MateBook 14 is visuals have no difference, to the X Pro, but it has a 14-inch, 2160 x 1440 pixel touch-screen and a little larger body. It weighs is 3.28 lbs, and trades the Thunderbolt 3 port of the Pro for one USB-C, one HDMI, one USB-A 3.0, and one USB-A 2.0 ports. It has the same keyboard, track pad, fingerprint scanner, and pop-up webcam as the more expensive model. Instead of the quad-speaker system found on the Pro, the MateBook 14 has two speakers on its underside.