Huawei Matebook D 16 reviewed

We put the new Huawei Matebook D 16 through it’s paces and our reviewers share their feedback with you. Lead tester & author Phoebe Nieves.

Huawei Matebook D 16 reviewed

In many ways Huawei laptops now seem to fill the space that Dell ones used to in Ireland. Namely that they are quite affordable, do things pretty well, deliver a good screen size, and are quick to get started on. For this particular device our testers liked the screen size, 16 inches, and, when we let them loose on it, they were able, pretty quickly to get started and up and running quite quickly.

Battery power and unplugged time before needing a socket were at the lower end of what you might expect, but the previous factors in terms of utility and and price seemed to counter this drawback. Generally too this type of product sits well in the niche of being something robust enough for the older kids to use for the school and or college assignments. Therefore, while they might want it for some degree of commuting, the reality is that they would probably manage its usage around being hooked up to to the mains as much as possible.

It is a fair observation that the Matebook D16 does look much like earlier models from Huawei, so you have to figure the thinking is ‘if it isn’t broken then no need to fix it’. We certainly have a couple of Huawei’s around the office, and so the learning curve was not steep for several of our testers, even to the point that some, humorously we think, asked if they were testing the right device.

Maybe if something fits in like it has always been part of the scenery that is a win in of itself? We still have our testers putting this device through their tests, but so far they are happy with it, and feel that it delivers successfully if you are looking for a robust, durable and pretty reliable laptop to get school and college assignments done.

See more about the HUAWEI MateBook D 16 here , a high-performance lightweight laptop with a 16-inch vast display.

More about the laptop here

This large screen, high performance new member of the Huawei Smart Office family not only carries MateBook series’ signature elements in aesthetics, innovation, and smart experiences, but also brings numerous advancements, including a brand-new eye-comfort HUAWEI FullView Display, the high-performance 12th Gen Intel® Core H-Series Processor, a light metallic body, as well as a cross-device collaborative experience. The new HUAWEI MateBook D 16 is a reliable companion for the hybrid office era, allowing users to unleash their creative power.

MateBook D 16 brings a wider view with its 16:10 aspect ratio, allowing users to be more productive when working with web pages, charts, data, and written documents; and offers an excellent entertainment experience. What’s more, users can be productive on the move thanks to the HUAWEI MateBook D 16’s light metallic body 2 – weighing similar to a 15.6-inch 3 laptop at just 1.7kg 4 – making it highly portable.

The HUAWEI MateBook D 16 is powered by the 12 th Gen Intel® Core H- Series Processor that runs on up to -i7-12700H 6 , a TDP of up to 40W, dual channel RAM and a high-speed solid-state drive. This allows it to handle multi-tasking and complex usage scenarios flawlessly and efficiently, such as data analysis, code compilation, opening multiple webpages, charts, or PowerPoints.

The HUAWEI MateBook D 16 has 1.5mm key travel and soft-landing design – inspired by space probes – to make all-day typing easy. The new individual numeric keypad enables users to work with charts, data, and documents more efficiently, while the physical shortcut keys allow direct access of frequently used functions for higher productivity.

The HUAWEI MateBook D 16 is now available in Ireland, starting from €1099

The two models are:

– The I5-12450H / 16GB / 512GB model, priced at €1099
– The i7-12700H / 16GB / 512GB model, priced at €1299

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