Huawei MateBook 13: this is the lightweight laptop that wants to stand up to the Apple MacBook Air

In fact, this Huawei MateBook 13 looks a lot like the Apple laptop and that is not necessarily bad, especially if the original overflow quality.

Huawei MateBook 13: this is the lightweight laptop that wants to stand up to the Apple MacBook Air

In the heat of CES 2019 of Las Vegas, one of the most watched has attracted the Huawei MateBook 13, a team that arrives willing to stand up and overcome the omnipresent Apple MacBook Air.

And it will like more or less, but Apple must be recognized that has managed to establish their models almost as if market standards were treated. iPad is synonymous with a tablet, iPhone mobile phone and an “Air” we associate it with the lightweight laptop. An association that nevertheless has many alternatives as is the case with this Huawei MateBook 13.

And how in other cases, brands are “inspired” by Apple when launching their products. In fact, this Huawei MateBook 13 looks a lot like the Apple laptop and that is not necessarily bad, especially if the original overflow quality.

Starting with the color, silver gray, the Huawei MateBook 13 has a screen in which its very small black frames stand out, which favors the printing of every screen. Offers a resolution of 1440p and a 3: 2 aspect ratio. This makes it offer a screen ratio that reaches 88% and all in a body of 1.28 kilos. The screen that yes, is not tactile.

Inside we find an eighth-generation Intel processor of the U series. The manufacturer offers two options depending on the features we look for. On the one hand a more affordable model that mounts an Intel Core i5-8265U with integrated graphics Intel 620, 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage or if you prefer, the top level, which adopts an Intel Core i7-8565U, an Nvidia MX150 GPU, 2 GB of GDDR5 memory, 8 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage via SSD.

As a compliment, the Huawei MateBook 13 includes a fingerprint sensor “hidden” in the power button. The battery has a capacity of 41.7 Whr and according to the manufacturer gives to reach 10 hours of autonomy, being able to load in 15 minutes the necessary for basic use of two hours.

A lightweight laptop that in terms of connectivity has two USB-C ports with USB 3.1 interface, although the manufacturer has added as an extra a dock that allows having a USB 3.0 port, another USB-C, a VGA, and an HDMI.

Price and availability

The Huawei MateBook 13 will hit the market from January 29 from $ 999 on the model with Core i5, while if we want to make us use a COre i7 processor we will have to pay $ 1,299.