Huawei MateBook D Ultrabook Review (Ryzen 5)

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An interesting laptop with Ryzen 5. Is one of the first that I am seeing and the design and what is offering is incredible for the price of around 620$. Huawei MateBook D looks like an Apple MacBook Pro but without the high price. The laptop is easy and nice looking and is having a touch screen display which is Full HD.

The Ryzen 5 2500U CPU is doing a good job in games for a low laptop and is perfect for day to day activities like browsing the net, doing some work or watching some movies.

Below you can see one off the feedbacks of a customer:

I love this laptop. The display is beautiful, the boot up time is lightning fast. It’s touch screen. Backlit keyboard, chiclet keyboard. I rarely mess up typing on this thing. The speed is amazing I’m so happy with this laptop. One thing to be aware of, the keyboard has some sort of feature to where if you’re not using the keypad within 15 seconds the backlight will go off. When you press a key it lights up again. It looks identical to a MacBook but this is better. The USB C is great too. My phone and Nintendo switch also use the same port. If you’re interested in this laptop, get it!!!!

Specifications

Processor OptionsAMD Ryzen 5 2500U mobile processor
Display
1920 x 1080
GraphicsRadeon Vega8 Graphics
Memory
8GB DDR4
Storage256GB SSD
AudioTwo digital microphone, four speaker Dolby Atmos sound system
EthernetNone
Wireless Connectivity
IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac 2.4GHz/5GHz 2×2 MIMO
Interface (Left)
USB Type-C, HDMI, USB 3.0
Interface (Right)
USB 2.0, 3.5mm ste jack
Interface (Back)None
WebcamFront Webcam: 1MP
Operating System
Windows 10 Home 64-Bit
Battery57.4 Wh (7565mAH@7.6V) (Typical Capacity)
Dimensions12.72in x 8.7in x 0.62in
Weight
3.5lbs
Manufacturer Warranty3 year or 1 year limited warranty depending on country. 3 year limited warranty on HP Long Life Battery

Linux support for Huawei MateBook D

If you don’t like Windows then there is no problem as Ubuntu can be installed on it and the VIDEO, sound, network drivers are automatically picked up.

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Also, the touch display is working with Ubuntu, so it looks like the laptop has no incompatibility with Linux.

Huawei MateBook D Ultrabook Video Review

Below is a review of the Ultrabook did by lon.tv where you will have more details including benchmarks for CPU and APU and games test with onbord video.