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Huawei MateBook

alaTest has collected and analyzed 69 reviews of Huawei MateBook. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other Tablets for all reviews. Comments about the usability and performance are on the whole positive. The screen and portability are also mentioned favorably. Many are less positive about the storage and camera.

design, portability, screen, performance, usability

battery, camera, storage

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Tablets the Huawei MateBook is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Huawei MateBook review: 5-hours of friendship

 

One glance at the Huawei MateBook and it's clear the Chinese company is hankering for a slice of the laptop-replacement market. This slim-build Windows 10 tablet is really well made, not a cheap knock-off competitor to the likes of the Microsoft...

Slim and well built Windows 10 tablet, fingerprint scanner is great, keyboard and trackpad work well, optional MatePen stylus

Poor battery life, keyboard not included, stand is limited by available angles and no good for on-the-go lap work, just one USB-C port

At first glance the Huawei MateBook gets lots right as 2-in-1s go: it's slim, well made, has a decent size keyboard and trackpad (if you buy it anyway), plus a built-in fingerprint scanner that helps stand it out from the crowd. It's not as powerful as...

Aug, 2016

Expert review by: (techradar.com)

Huawei MateBook review

 

Huawei's first Windows 10 tablet is beautiful and flawed

Huawei's first Windows tablet is a stunner in design and features, but below average performance and battery life are troubling issues.

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Huawei MateBook review

 

Move over Microsoft? Huawei's got its own take on the 2-in-1

Superb screen for the money ; Stylus is great for sketching and note-taking ; Fingerprint scanner comes in handy

Basic battery life ; Weak keyboard dock ; Only charges with bundled plug

A solid screen and stylus smarts for your cash, but not the hybrid to steal the show from Microsoft’s Surface

Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Michael Passingham (trustedreviews.com)

Huawei MateBook

 

The MateBook is Huawei's first attempt at a Windows-powered laptop replacement, taking on the likes of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. With a 2-in-1 design that includes a detachable keyboard and a stylus for drawing and making...

Jul, 2016

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei Matebook review - a super slim Surface Pro 4 rival

 

The Huawei Matebook is a gorgeous Windows 10 tablet, but it's hampered by poor battery life and a fussy, underwhelming keyboard case

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei MateBook review - hands on with Surface Pro 4 rival

 

Huawei's MateBook looks to take on the Surface Pro 4 and other productive tablet hybrids

Expert review by: Jonathan Bray (alphr.com)

Huawei MateBook review: Can it beat the Surface Pro 4?

 

Beautiful tablet design undermined by terrible battery life and a sub-par keyboard case

Jun, 2016

Expert review by: Mike Passingham (itpro.co.uk)

Huawei MateBook hands-on - the laser-pointer hybrid with its sights on your office

 

Chinese giant chooses Windows not Android for its first 2-in-1

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Eliane Fiolet (ubergizmo.com)

Huawei MateBook Review: Hands-On

 

We are pleased to see Huawei jumping on the bandwagon, with its first ever PC Tablet, the Huawei MateBook that features a digital pen, just like the Surface Pro 4.

The Huawei MateBook Windows 10 tablet delivers powerful performance in an uber-stylish and compact body. This could be an ideal computer for people who spend most of their time on email and office productivity. The digipen and excellent tablet design...

Feb, 2016

Expert review by: Sebastian Jentsch (notebookcheck.net)

Huawei MateBook m5-6Y57 Convertible Review

 

Light, but not that mobile. The smartphone-behemoth Huawei releases a Windows convertible - and aims high by targeting business customers in the premium segment. Is the small 2-in-1 a threat to the likes of a Surface Pro 4 or the HP Spectre x2 12?

bright, colorful display, sRGB coverage is 100 %, thin but sturdy, well-designed Type-C dock, dock features Gigabit LAN and HDMI/VGA, good camera, keyboard with crisp feedback, lots of storage, next to no delays while working

short battery life, no rear-facing camera, TFT should be calibrated, dock/pen need to be purchased separately

The MateBook takes top honors for the thinnest design and lowest weight. No competing manufacturer offers such a light Windows tablet which has sufficient power to allow the user to work without major slowdowns.

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-In Microphone:Y / Yes
Built-in speaker(s):Y / Yes
Number of built-in speakers:2

Battery

Battery Capacity:4430
Battery capacity (Watt hours):33.7
Battery voltage:7.6

Camera

Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Rear camera:N / No

Design

Colour of product:Black, grey / Gold / Gold, White / Grey
Device Type:Full-size tablet
Fingerprint Reader:Y / Yes
Form factor:Slate
Kids tablet: No

Display

Display diagonal:30.5
Display Resolution:2160 x 1440
Display Technology:IPS / TFT/IPS
LED Backlight:Y / Yes
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Graphics

Graphics adapter:HD GRAPHICS 515
Graphics adapter family:Intel

Memory

Internal Memory:4 / 8
Internal memory type:LPDDR3-SDRAM

Networking

3G:N / No
4G:N / No
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.1
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-fi Standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a, IEEE 802.11ac, IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Graphics adapter Open GL support:Y / Yes
On-board graphics adapter: Yes
Processor Socket:BGA1515
Solid-state drive capacity:128 / 256

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Cables included:USB
Keyboard supplied:N / No / Yes
Stylus pen:Y
Warranty card:Y / Yes

Performance

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Operating System Architecture:64-bit

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y / Yes
DC-in jack: Yes
Headphone Out:N / No
Microphone in:N / No
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1

Power

AC adapter input voltage:5 - 12
AC adapter output current:2

Processor

Bus type:OPI
Conflict Free processor:Y
ECC supported by processor:N / No
Graphics & IMC lithography:14
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,2x2,1x4,4x1
Processor ARK ID:88197 / 88198 / 88202
Processor boost frequency:2.2 / 2.7 / 2.8
Processor cache:4
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor code:SR2EG / SR2EM / SR2EN
Processor codename:Skylake
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:Intel Core M / Intel Core m5
Processor frequency:0.9 / 1.1
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:M3-6Y30 / m5-6Y54 / m5-6Y57
Processor operating modes:32-bit, 64-bit / 64-bit
Processor package size:20
Processor threads:4
Stepping:D1
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0, SSE4.1, SSE4.2 / AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / AVX,SSE4.1,SSE4.2 / SSE4.1,SSE4.2,AVX 2.0
Thermal Design Power (TDP):4.5
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y / Yes
Tjunction:100

Processor special features

Embedded options available:N / No
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y / Yes
Execute Disable Bit:Y / Yes
Idle States:Y / Yes
Intel 64:Y / Yes
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Fast Memory Access:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y / Yes
Intel Secure Key Technology version:1.00
Intel Small Business Advantage (SBA) version:1.00
Intel Smart Response Technology version:1.00
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):1 / Y / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP):N / No / Yes
Intel Stable Image Platform Program (SIPP) version:0.00 / 1.00
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI:N / No / Yes
Intel TSX-NI version:1.00
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y / Yes
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y / Yes
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y / Yes
Intel® Built-in Visuals Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y / Yes
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y / Yes
Intel® Insider™:Y / Yes
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y / Yes
Intel® OS Guard:Y / Yes
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Secure Key:Y / Yes
Intel® Small Business Advantage (Intel® SBA):Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Cache:Y / Yes
Intel® Smart Response Technology:Y / Yes
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Intel® vPro™ Technology:N / No / Yes
Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi):Y / Yes
InTru™ 3D Technology:Y / Yes

Software

Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME
Operating System Version:64-bit
Platform:Windows

Storage

Card reader integrated:N / No
Compatible memory cards:No / Not supported
Internal storage capacity:128 / 256 / 512
Storage Media:SSD

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:6.9
Height :19.4 / 194.1
Weight:640
Width:27.9 / 278.8