Huawei has released a Macbook competitor at the MWC 2018 recently. The Huawei Matebook X Pro, which looks a bit similar to it but with lots of new things which you haven’t seen on an ultrabook before. Let’s look deeper at the Matebook X Pro and see what unusual is going around on this laptop. We will also share answers to some questions which are going in your mind, let’s dive in.

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Huawei Matebook X Pro Full Specifications

Key Specs Huawei Matebook X Pro
Display 13.9 inches, 3000 x 2000, 260 PPI, Touchscreen
CPU 8th Gen Intel Core i7-8550U processor

8th Gen Intel Core i5-8250U processor

GPU NVIDIA GeForce MX150, 2 GB GDDR5
RAM 8 GB / 16 GB
Storage 56 GB / 512 GB SSD
Camera 1 MP
Ports USB-C x 2, USB-A x 1, 3.5 mm aux
Battery 57.4 Wh

Huawei Matebook X Pro Physical Overview

Huawei Matebook X Pro comes with a premium look with diamond cut edges and a sandblast finish all over. The laptop is super thin and ultra lightweight, it weighs only 1.3kg and is only 14.6mm thin. The laptop comes in two colors – Space Grey and Mystic Silver but the Mystic silver edition comes in highest configuration.

The laptop has a 13.9 inches touchscreen OLED panel which comes with a Gorilla Glass protection and 3K resolution. Another thing which is noticeable is the super thin bezels around the display, it comes with 91% screen to body ratio which is the highest till now in laptops. It comes with two USB Type-C ports and one USB Type A port for connectivity, the laptops charges through the Type-C port.

Huawei Matebook X Pro Key Features

Display with thin bezels

The display on this laptop is the best which you can find on any other ultrabook. The display is 14 inches and the bezels are only 4mm thin which provides 91% screen to body ratio. The display is OLED and it comes with 3K resolution (3000 X 2000) and 3:2 aspect ratio which makes the display squarer than wider.

Retractable Webcam

The hidden webcam on the Matebook X Pro is the only feature makes this laptop different than all other laptops out there. There is a spring loaded key placed between the F6 and F7 button which retracts the camera from the keyboard part. This feature helps to hide the webcam if you want for security purposes.

Huawei Matebook X Pro FAQ

Question: How is the display on this laptop?

Answer: The display on the Huawei Matebook X Pro is a 13.9 inches LED panel which comes with 4mm thin bezels for full display experience. The screen is touchscreen and protected by the Gorilla Glass protection. The Huawei made the bezels so thin that they won’t have the place for the webcam.

Question: Where is the webcam on Huawei Matebook X Pro?

Answer: The webcam is placed inside a springloaded button placed between the F6 and the F7 key. To reveal the webcam, you have to press the button and the camera will pop out from below. Although the camera has a very low point of view.

Question: How is the battery performance on Huawei Matebook X Pro?

Answer: It comes with a 57.4 Wh battery which can provide an all day long usage as claimed by the company.

Huawei Matebook X Pro – Things We Like

  • Amazing display
  • Big battery

Huawei Matebook X Pro – Things We Dislike

  • Camera has a low point of sight

Conclusion

The Huawei MateBook X Pro is a premium ultrabook that offers a rich overall experience. The display is one of the best that we’ve seen so far on an ultrabook, and the overall design and build is very good too. The minimal bezels further add to the looks. All of this coupled with the specs on offer make the MateBook X Pro a very good option for those looking for a high quality and well constructed ultrabook running on Windows.