HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) is a 13-inch ultraportable Laptop with a sleek metallic frame and powered by an Intel 10th-generation quad-core processor offering up to Core i7-10510U processor and the NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 discrete graphics with up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of PCIe SSD storage
The HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) offers more for a starting price lower than its predecessor. It is powered by a 41.7 Wh large battery that comes with the Quick Charge technology.
HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) Key Specs
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- Up to 10th‑generation Intel Core i7 quad-core
- Intel® UHD Graphics 620 or NVIDIA GeForce MX250
- Windows 10
- 13.3‑inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology; 2160 x 1440, 200 PPI
- Up to 16GB RAM
- Up to 512GB PCIe SSD
- Dual speaker
- Full-size backlit chiclet keyboard
- Fingerprint Power Button
- 1MP front camera
- 41.7Wh Lithium polymer Battery
- Up to 11.6 hours local 1080P video playback
The HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) model has a similar design to its predecessor. It is still the optimal and portable, yet robust laptop but with a slimmer 14.9 mm metallic frame that is meticulously crafted with a diamond cut finish on each corner.
This laptop is entirely made out of aluminum alloy, with a slim lid. When opened, the lid host the 13-inch 2K FullView Touch Display with thin bezels around the display.
On the top bezel Huawei hid the camera and at the bottom, below the display is Huawei logo. By the way, the screen is covered by a glass sheet, which makes it extra resistant to flex.
The Huawei laptop also has a full-size backlit chiclet keyboard with large keys on the base chassis. It keys form an array of small, flat rectangular or lozenge-shaped rubber or plastic keys that look like chiclet, hence, it has a large travel distance. Below the keyboard is the touchpad.
In addition, the Power button is located in the top-right side of the base, for easy navigation and control and it embodies a fingerprint scanner. While the speakers are placed on the bottom of the device.
Above all, the HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) comes with two USB-C/Thunderbolt 3 ports, an audio jack for plugging in a headset.
The HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) still maintain the customary 13.3-inch display built on an IPS LCD display. Therefore, it uses bright LED backlighting and delivers deep blacks and bright whites.
This laptop display measures a screen-to-body ratio of 88%, and a screen ratio of 3:2, hence, offering a full view experience. It also 178 degrees viewing angle, so you can watch your favourite show from any angle.
This display features a native resolution of 2160 x 1440 resulting to 200 pixels per density with support for millions of colors, hence, the bright and sharp screen.
HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) also supports 100% sRGB colour gamut for even more vibrant greens and reds than with sRGB.
In addition, this laptop supports 10-point multi-touch sensitive screen with finger gesture screenshot, therefore, the screen can detect the presence of more than one points of contact for input.
Above all, the HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) has up to 300 nit of brightness, hence, it allows users enjoy the best of all on-screen activities: gaming, reading and watching videos.
The HUAWEI MateBook 13 (2021) comes with a quad-core 10th gen Intel Core processor with up to 80 percent faster graphics performance.
The 10th gen intel core processor has either the 2.3GHz quad‑Core i7-10510U chipset which offers turbo boost up to 4.1GHz, with 8MB shared L3 cache, or, 2.0GHz quad‑core 10th‑generation Intel Core i5-10210U Processor with turbo boost up to 3.8GHz, and 6MB shared L3 cache.
This new 10th generation processor offer better compute performance than its predecessor, and also has improved integrated graphics (Intel Iris Plus Graphics) or an optional NVIDIA GeForce MX250 discrete graphics.
To back up the performance, the MateBook 13 (2021) comes with up to 16GB LPDDR3 2133 MHz onboard memory and up to512GB PCIe SSD.
This laptop also run on Windows 10 Pro (64-bit) or the Windows 10 Home Single Language 64-bit operating system out-of-the-box.
This laptop also comes with a 1MP front camera that offers better detail and clarity video coverage.
Huawei MateBook 13 (2021) is powered by an 41.7Wh Lithium polymer battery that can last up to 11.6 hours of local 1080P video playback on a full charge. It also comes with a Quick Charge technology which offer up to 3 hours use from a 15 minute charge. It also features a 65 W USB-C charger to enhance the charging process.
This laptop also comes with HUAWEI’s new Shark Fin 2.0 fan, designed to dissipate heat faster through the dual fans.
It offers up to 25% speed increase of normal fans to enhance air flow in order to cool the computer rapidly and quietly for a better working experience.
Finally, enjoy the use of the 2×2 MIMO dual Wi-Fi antennas, which deliver up to 1733 Mbps of download speeds, ensures better connection without any worries and Bluetooth 5.0 wireless features for perfect sharing and connectivity.
Huawei MateBook 13 (2021) Price and Availability
Huawei MateBook 13 (2021) has a starting price of $842, depending on configuration of the laptop.
It is available on Huawei official store and other third-party e-commerce platforms like Amazon.
Huawei MateBook 13 (2021) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei MateBook 13 (2021) :
- OS: Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit
- Processor: Quad-core 10th‑generation Intel Core i7 or core i5.
- GPU: Intel® UHD Graphics 620, NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250
- Memory: 16GB LPDDR3 2133 MHz
- Colours: Mystic Silver, Space Grey
- Dimension: 286mm x 211mm x 14.9mm
- Weight: Approx. 1.3kg
Display & Keyboard
- Display: 13.3-inch (diagonal) LED-backlit display with IPS technology, 2160 x 1440 resolution, 300 nits, 3:2 aspect ratio
- Keyboard: Full-size backlit chiclet keyboard
- Pointing Device: Touch Pad
- Built-in Storage: Up to 512GB PCIe SSD
- Optical Storage: –
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Ports & Connectivity
- Webcam: 1MP front camera
- USB Ports: Yes 2 x USB Type C ports
- HDMI: –
- Thunderbolt Ports: Yes,
- DisplayPort: Yes
- VGA: –
- Ethernet (RJ-45): –
- SD Slot: –
- Mic/Headphone: Yes
- WLAN: Intel® AX201 Wi-Fi 6 (2×2)
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: –
- Docking Connector: –
- Mobile Broadband: –
- Dual Speaker
- 3.5 mm headphone jack
- Fingerprint Sensor
- 2 digital microphone
- Eye Comfort Mode
- Huawei Share
- 10-point multi-touch
- Battery: Built‑in 41.7Wh Lithium polymer
- Use Time: Up to 11.6 hours wireless web
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