Review of the latest Huawei MateBook X Pro

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A bold statement has been made with the Huawei MateBook X Pro. No one saw this coming, but it is here. We are taken aback by this  latest laptop

In the past, Huawei laptops used to be wishy-washy. Poor battery life, bad keyboard and shabby design. Not anymore. Huawei MateBook X Pro is a testament to that fact.


The Huawei MateBook X Pro’s design is cool and impressive. It features an aluminium body design with diamond-cut edges and a sandblast finish. This makes this laptop to look really luxurious and alluring.

Huawei MateBook X Pro

When it is closed, the MateBook X Pro is 0.19 inches at its thinnest end and 0.57 inches at its thickest. The PC weighs about 1.33kg or 2.93 pounds. MateBook X Pro is even lighter than Apple’s MacBook Air which is 1.35kg.

Without a doubt, this laptop is very slim and light enough to be carried around. The MateBook X Pro comes in two colours - space grey and mystic silver. They both look stunning.


The Huawei MateBook X Pro comes with 13.9-inch IPS screen with a remarkably thin, 4.4mm bezels all around it. This makes the overall size of the laptop to be under 12 inches wide. The company claims that the Huawei MateBook X Pro is the world’s first ‘FullView’ notebook which has a 91% screen to body ratio.

In comparison, its predecessor, the MateBook had a ratio of 84%. Many more laptop users are falling in love with tiny bezels, and that is very understandable. Tiny bezels give more space for display, and the MateBook X Pro is very eye-catching.

Configurations and specifications the MateBook X Pro

CPU: 1.8GHz Intel Core i7-8550U (quad-core, 8MB cache, up to 4.0GHz)

Graphics: Intel UHD Graphics 620, Nvidia GeForce MX150 graphics (2GB GDDR5)

RAM: 16GB LPDDR3 (2,133 MHz)

Screen: 13.9-inch 3K (3,000 x 2,000) LED with touch panel (3:2 aspect; 450 nits; 1,500:1 contrast; 100% sRGB)

Storage: 512GB SSD (NVMe PCIe)

Ports: 1 x Thunderbolt 3 USB-C, 1 x USB-C 3.1, 1 x USB 3.0, 3.5mm audio jack

Connectivity: 802.11ac (2 x 2 MIMO) Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1

Camera: 720p webcam with far field microphones

Weight: 2.93 pounds (1.33kg)

Size: 11.97 x 8.54 x 0.57 inches (304 x 217 x 14.6mm; W x H x D)


Huawei has hit the laptop market with a bang with the Huawei MateBook X Pro. This is a top-notch laptop with satisfactory performance. This is a superb PC that will be memorable for a long time to come. But the biggest surprise of all might be the MateBook X Pro’s price, which starts at $1,199.99 for the lower-tier model and caps out at $1,499.99 for the fully loaded version.


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