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Huawei Launches HUAWEI MateBook 13

Earlier this week, Huawei launched the MateBook 13, their first ultra-portable device under the new MateBook Series. The new series looks to provide a whole new Huawei user experience by bringing new ways to connect the notebooks with smartphones.

Huawei is blurring the lines between mobile devices and personal computers

 “HUAWEI is committed to providing a truly seamless experience for users, and the HUAWEI MateBook 13 is a great example of this – it combines FullView display, user friendly features, a top-end processor and so much more. For Huawei, creating something that isn’t just stylish but provides such easy interconnection between smart devices and laptops is all part of the experience we’re proud to deliver,” 

Larking Huang, Managing Director, Huawei Australia Consumer Business Group
The Huawei MateBook 13 specifications:

DisplaySize: 13 inches
Screen-to-body ratio: 88%
Resolution: 2160 x 1440, 200 PPI
Aspect ratio: 3:2
Viewing angle: 178 degrees
Colour: sRGB 100% colour gamut
Contrast: 1000:1
Maximum Brightness: 300 nits(Typical)
AppearanceDimensions (H × W × D): 286mm × 211mm × 14.9mm
Weight: approximately 1.28 kg Model with Integrated Graphics: about 1.28kg; Model with Discrete GPU: about 1.3kg
Color: Space Grey, Mystic Sliver
Processor8th Gen Intel® Core™ i5-8265U processor
8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7-8565U processor
GPUIntel® UHD Graphics 620 / NVIDIA® GeForce® MX 150 (TDP 25 Watt) with 2GB GDDR5
Memory8GB LPDDR3 2133MHz
Hard Drive256GB / 512GB PCIe SSD
Buttons and PortsOne touch power button
3.5 mm headset and microphone 2-in-1 jack
USB-C X2 (the left port supporting data transfer and charging, the right port supporting data transfer and DisplayPort )
WiFiIEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4/5 GHz 2x2 MIMO
BluetoothBT 5.0 (compatible with 4.1, 3.0 and 2.1+EDR)
CameraFront camera: 1MP
Audio configurationDOLBY ATMOS®. Not support audio mixing feature.
BatteryMaterial: Lithium polymer
42 Wh (Typical Capacity)
Local FHD video playback: 9.6 hours(with discrete GPU)
Local FHD video playback: 10 hours (with integrated GPU)
*Testing conducted by Huawei in Huawei’s laboratory environment.
Power adapterHUAWEI MateBook Charger 65W
- Input: 110 V–220 V AC, 50/60 Hz
- Output: 5V/2A, 9V/2A,12V/2A, 15V/3A, 20V/3.25A
Support multiple output modes, and quick charge for different devices.
Featured ApplicationsHUAWEI PC Manager
Microsoft Translator
Monitor Manager
Factory Reset
Eye Comfort Mode
Inbox AccessoriesHUAWEI USB-C Power Adapter 65W
Optional AccessoriesHUAWEI MateDock 2
HUAWEI Bluetooth Mouse
HUAWEI Backpack
HUAWEI USB 3.0 A/M TO RJ45 Cable
Laptop Sleeve

The key features include:

  • FullView display with a screen-to-body ratio of 88%
  • 3:2 aspect ratio
  • 4.4mm ultra-thin bezels
  • 2K high resolution screen
  • Metal chassis in stunning colours
  • Thin and portable – 14.9mm thick and weighing 1.28kg
  • Eye Comfort Mode 
  • Top-end MateBook 13 is powered by 8th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 8565U processor (Whisky Lake)
  • NVIDIA® GeForce® MX 150 Discrete GPU, TDP 25 Watt 
  • High Performance Fans Featuring HUAWEI Shark Fin Design 2.0 
  • Long Battery Life
  • Multi-Functional Power Adapter

The Huawei MateBook 13 is already available with an RRP of AUD$1799. Stay tuned for our upcoming review.