Earlier this year, Huawei launched Apple’s MacBook alternative the MateBook D. Today, Huawei has announced MateBook D 2018 edition with Windows 10 operating system. The MateBook D (2018) comes with an upgraded CPU and graphics, while the design is similar to the 2017 variant.
The MateBook D lineup is an alternative to Apple’s MacBook. The Huawei MateBook D (2018) features a 15.6-inch full-high-definition display and it has a resolution of 1920×1080 pixel. It offers 83 percent screen-to-body ratio and viewing angles of 178-degrees.
Huawei MateBook D (2018) Specifications and Features
Huawei MateBook D (2018) is powered by Intel 8th Generation Core i5-8250U processor and paired with 8GB of RAM. The device is offered in two storage options; 256GB SSD and 128GB SSD (plus 1TB HDD combo). The MateBook D (2018) comes with Nvidia 940MX graphics for the best gaming experience.
Huawei MateBook D is a bit heavier, it weighs 1.9 kg (4.19 lb), on the other hand, the new and improved power charging adapter weighs only 175 grams (0.39 lb). The device also features Dolby’s panoramic speaker system and it comes in unibody design with a thickness of 16.9mm.
The connectivity option includes 1xUSB 2.0 port, HDMI port and two USB 3.0 ports. The all-new MateBook D can last up to 10 hours and offers a video playback time of around 8.5 hours.
Huawei MateBook D (2018) Price and Availability
The new Huawei MateBook D device is available for purchase in China and it comes in three different hardware configurations.
- Intel Core i5 Model with 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD is priced at CNY 5,188 ($794).
- Intel Core i5 Model with 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD and 1TB HDD is priced at CNY 5,488 ($840).
- Intel Core i7 Model with 8GB RAM, 128GB SSD + 1TB HDD is priced at CNY 6,888 ($1055).