HUAWEI just unveiled their 2021 edition of the ultra-premium MateBook X Pro laptop!
Take a look at the 2021 MateBook X Pro laptop, and find out what it offers!
2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro Laptop : A Quick Intro!
First, let’s start with this official HUAWEI promotional video that showcases the key features of the new 2021 MateBook laptops!
2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro : Specifications
The newly-refreshed 2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro has these key specifications
|Specifications||HUAWEI MateBook X Pro|
|Display||13.9-inch FullView Display|
– 3000 x 2000pixels, 260 ppi
– 450 nits max. brightness
– 91% screen-to-body-ratio
– 100% sRGB colour gamut
– 1500:1 contrast ratio
– 10-point touchscreen
|OS||Microsoft Windows 10 Home|
|Processor||Intel Core i5-1135G7|
|Memory||16 GB LPDDR4x|
|Graphics||Intel Iris Xe Graphics|
|Storage||512 GB PCIe SSD|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 6, 2×2 MIMO|
|Fingerprint Sensor||Yes, integrated into Power button|
|Ports||2 x USB Type C|
1 x USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A
1 x 3.5 mm audio port
|Webcam||720p recessed camera|
|Speakers||2 x 2 watt speaker|
|Power Adaptor||65 W USB-C power adaptor|
|Dimensions||304.0 mm wide|
217.0 mm deep
14.6 mm thick
2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro : Key Features
Let’s take a look at its key features…
13.9-inch FullView Display
The 2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro comes with a 13.9-inch FullView Display, with a 3K resolution of 3000 x 2000 pixels.
This is a premium 10-point touch display, with a maximum brightness of 450 nits; and a decent colour gamut of 100% sRGB.
It also has vey narrow bezels which give it a 91% screen-to-body ratio – hence the name, FullView Display.
It is powered by the 11th Gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 processor with integrated Intel Xe Graphics.
It comes with 16 GB of LPDDR4x memory, and a fast PCIe NVMe SSD with 512 GB of storage.
Battery + Charging
All that is powered by a large 56 Whr battery, which is paired with a compact 65 watt USB Type C fast charger.
This charger can be used to charge other USB Type C devices, and supports HUAWEI SuperCharge for certain HUAWEI smartphones.
Connectivity + Ports
The 2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro has Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity built-in, but comes with the same ports as the 2020 version.
On the left side, you will find two USB Type C ports, with a 3.5 mm audio port. The USB C ports can output to external 4K displays at up to 60 Hz.
On the right side, you will find single USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type A port. This is basically a USB 3.0 port.
Keyboard + Touchpad
The 2021 MateBook X Pro comes with a full-sized, ten-keyless keyboard, and a large touchpad.
Like the 2020 MateBook X Pro we reviewed, the 2021 MateBook 14 comes with a pop-up camera, hidden under a special camera key on the keyboard.
It pops up when you press on it, and pressing it again hides it. This is a great security measure because the camera is physically blocked until you actually need to use it – no hacker will be able to surreptitiously use it to take your photos or videos!
There is only one problem with such a design – it takes photos and videos at an unflattering upward angle. You will also always appear to look upwards on video conferences, and videos that you record.
HUAWEI Share Multi-Screen Collaboration
The 2021 MateBook X Pro supports HUAWEI Share for multi-screen collaboration.
It basically lets you connect your smartphone, and use it directly on the MateBook D 15!
You can control the apps and files on your phone directly on the laptop, even drag and drop files!
The only downside? It is limited to HUAWEI and HONOR smartphones with NFC.
The 2021 MateBook X Pro also supports HUAWEI MeeTime, which is their version of Apple FaceTime – a free, proprietary video call service.
It offers some advantages over its competitors – FaceTime, WhatsApp, etc. but can only be used by HUAWEI devices.
Recommended : MeeTime : Free Voice + Video Calls On HUAWEI Devices!
2021 HUAWEI MateBook X Pro Laptop : Price + Deal!
The 2021 HUAWEI MateBook 14 comes in the Emerald Green colour, with an official launch price of RM 6,899 (about US$1,679 / £1,209 / A$2,171 / S$2,228).
The first 1,500 customers to pre-order one from 20 to 23 April 2021, will receive free gifts worth RM 800 :
- HUAWEI Backpack Swift
- HUAWEI Bluetooth Mouse Swift
- City Travel Gift Package
- Microsoft Office 365 (1 Year Subscription)
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