Huawei MateBook D 16 and MateBook D16s Revealed

The Huawei MateBook D16 and MateBook D16s are Windows 11 laptops with the same display size and aspect ratio, although the former is missing touch support. Both laptops have the same internal hardware, with a 12th-generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor and Intel Iris Xe graphics. They both have 512GB NVMe PCIe SSDs and 16GB LPDDR4x RAM.

Dual-channel RAM

The Huawei MateBook D 16 and MateBook sixteens have been revealed in China and have been making waves on the world stage. Both models are incredibly light, with excellent portability. Both come with a full-size HDMI connector, dual USB-A ports, and a 3.5mm audio in/out jack. They also lack an SD card reader and USB-C or Thunderbolt support. The MateBook 16s is expected to be available in Europe, but Huawei hasn’t yet confirmed its price.

Both MateBook models feature a 16.4-inch IPS LCD screen, with a 3:2 aspect ratio and 2,520 x 1,680 pixels resolution. The screen is 100% sRGB-compliant, with a deltaE value under one. The Huawei MateBook D 16 and MateBook 16s are powered by Intel’s 12th generation H-series processors and have a TDP of 40W. Both models feature dual-channel RAM and an NVMe SSD.

Shark fin cooling system

The latest generation of Huawei notebooks comes with a shark fin cooling system that helps dissipate heat faster. The system features 75mm gaming-grade fans and two horn-shaped pure copper heat pipes. Its fan housing is comprised of 79 ultra-slim Shark Fin blades. It also has dual front-facing surround-sound speakers that deliver crisp, clear audio.

The Huawei MateBook D 16 is aimed at professionals who need a powerful laptop. They also feature a slim bezel design and a screen with a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. The screen also boasts a 100% sRGB color gamut, giving users a vivid and immersive experience. The device also boasts a German Rheinland hardware-level low blue-light certification.

Dual-core Intel Core processors

Both Huawei MateBook D 16 and MateBook D16s offer dual-core Intel Core processors. The Huawei MateBook D16 costs CNY 5,699 for the Core i5 variant and CNY 6,999 for the Core i7 version. The Core i5 and i7 variants are now available for pre-order in mainland China. They will begin shipping on 6 June.

The D16 display is the same size as the MateBook D16s, with a resolution of 1,920×1,200 pixels and an aspect ratio of 16:10. The display does not have touch support, but it does have a 12th-generation Intel Core i7-12700H processor. The D16 has 16 GB of LPDDR4X RAM and a 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD.

3:2 aspect ratio

The MateBook D 16 and the MateBook D16s have large, full-HD displays with a 3:2 aspect ratio. The former features a display that is nearly twice as wide as its predecessor. The latter is a slim, 17-mm device, but the two are quite similar. Both offer the same high-resolution display and are powered by the same processor.

The D16 and the D16s have the same size but differ in the screen’s aspect ratio. The D16 has a 16-inch touchscreen display with a 3:2 aspect ratio. Each offers a maximum brightness of 300 nits, with 100% sRGB coverage. The screens also feature factory calibration. Both models are powered by 12th-generation Intel processors and have 40W TDP. Dual-channel RAM and NVMe SSDs are available as well.

Dual-supplier strategy

The dual-supplier strategy between Huawei and ASUS is not surprising, given the popularity of both devices. They both feature similar core configurations and offer seamless cross-device experiences. As the name suggests, they can be used for productivity and entertainment tasks. Both have access to AI search and multi-screen collaboration. The Huawei MateBook D 16 and MateBook 16s are available in the UK and Australia but will be a bit more expensive in other markets. Both laptops have a metal body that makes them extremely portable and light.

The MateBook 16 has a Full HD IPS anti-glare screen with a pixel density of over 300 ppi. The screen’s color gamut is 100% sRGB, while its golden screen ratio of 16:10 provides a vibrant and lifelike experience. The MateBook 16’s keyboard is complemented by an elastomer palm rest and is firmly designed for comfortable typing.

Metaline antenna technology

The Huawei MateBook D series, the world’s first large-screen, lightweight notebook, is equipped with Metaline antenna technology, enabling faster through-wall performance. The new antennas integrate several frequencies for a more stable Wi-Fi connection. The MateBook D series comes with a 16-inch display and a 4.6mm-thin frame. They also support 100% coverage of the sRGB color space.

The Huawei MateBook D series features Metaline antenna technology, a new generation of antennas that use base-station-level hacking signal communication technology. It’s the first time the company has applied this technology to a laptop. This new antenna design has 56% better conversion efficiency and nearly doubles the laptop’s speed when closed. Its new metal-fiber design also lowers the latency and boosts overall speed and performance.

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