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Even now, there’s a common misconception that one has to spend a ton of cash to get a powerful, productivity-focused notebook.

Huawei Matebook D15 Review 051Well, Huawei says it’s possible, with the entry of the Matebook D, a device that’s designed to handle the demands of young professionals trying to meet the demands of today’s fast-paced lifestyle.

MateBook D 5The MateBook D15 is equipped with a 15.6-inch IPS FullView display at Full HD resolution, and surrounded by slim bezels. It boasts a screen to body ratio of 87% for that immersive viewing experience. The display is also TUV Rheinland certified for low blue-light emmision, for better eye protection.

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MateBook D 1Under the hood is a an AMD Ryzen 3500U with Vega 8 Graphics, along with up to 8GB of DDR4 RAM. For storage, you also get a 256GB SSD paired with a 1TB HDD.

The MateBook D 15 AMD Edition also packs a new version of the HUAWEI Shark Fin Fan, which optimizes airflow for improved thermal performance.

The device comes with a 65W USB-C Charger, and a USB-C to USB-C cable. The charger supports all Huawei Smartphons and tablets equipped with a USB-C port. It also boasts a feature called overheat protection, which automatically stops charging once temperature crosses a certain threshold.

Huawei Matebook D15 Review 022For ports, you get a USB-C port, a USB-A 3.0 port, 2 USB-A 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, a 3.5mm 2-in-1 auxiliary and microhone port. Other features include a fingerprint scanner, and Bluetooth 5.0.

The MateBook D series also introduces a new set of screen collaboration features built on the foundations of HUAWEI Share,

Huawei Matebook D15 Review 034These features allows the laptop to share a single display with a Huawei smartphone. Users can easily drag and drop files from one UI to another, and even view contacts on the phone directly from the laptop. Peripherals connected to the laptop can also be used to navigate the smartphone.

Pricing and Pre-Order

Huawei MateBook D 15 AMD Edition is priced at PhP37,990. Pre-order a unit from Feb. 8 to 14 and get PhP9,990 worth of freebies

  • 8-inch Huawei MediaPad T3 Tablet
  • Huawei Bluetooth Mouse
  • Huawei Backpack

Specifications

Huawei Matebook D 15 Specifications
Display Size: 15.6 inchesScreen-to-body ratio: 87%

Resolution: 1920×1080

Aspect ratio: 16:9

Viewing angle: 178°

Appearance Dimensions (H x W x D): 357.8mm x 229.9mm x 16.9mmWeight: approximately 1.62kg (SSD and HDD included)

Colours: Space Grey, Mystic Silver

Processor AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor
Graphics Card Radeon Vega 8 Graphics
Memory 8GB DDR4
Hard Drive 256GB SSD + 1TB HDD
Smart Experience Multi-screen CollaborationFingerprint Login

Recessed Camera

Buttons and Ports USB -C port x 1USB-A 3.0 port x 1

USB-A 2.0 port x 2

HDMI port x 1

3.5mm auxiliary and microphone 2-in-1 port x 1

Wi-Fi WLAN standards: IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/acWLAN frequency channels: 2.4GHz/5GHz

Antenna: 2×2 MIMO

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, compatible with Bluetooth 4.2, Bluetooth 2.1 and Enhanced Data Rate
Audio System Speakers x 2Integrated Digital Microphones x 2
Battery Lithium polymer batteryCapacity: 42Wh (Rating value)
Power Adapter(Standard) Name: HUAWEI USB-C Power Adapter 65WInput: 100-240V AC, 50/60Hz

Output: 20 V3.25A, 15V3A, 12V2A, 9V2A, 5V2A

Adapter cable: 1.8m

Software Web Browser: Microsoft Edge browserInput Method: MSIME

Featured Apps: HUAWEI PC Manager, Monitor Manager (Eye Comfort Mode), Factory Reset

Third-party apps: Supports installation and uninstallation of third-party apps. Default selection of third-party apps may vary depending on region.

 

Emman has been writing technical and feature articles since 2010. Prior to this, he became one of the instructors at Asia Pacific College in 2008, and eventually landed a job as Business Analyst and Technical Writer at Integrated Open Source Solutions for almost 3 years.