First seen in China, Huawei will be launching their highly affordable MateBook D 15 notebook that is powered by an AMD Ryzen processor in Malaysia with a slated street date of 18 January 2020 and an eyebrow-raisingly low price tag of RM2,499.
For your money, the Huawei MateBook D 15 looks like quite a tempting proposition. It’s about 16.9mm thin and comes with a 15.6-inch Full HD IPS FullView panel. The slim bezels and recessed selfie camera enable the notebook to have a respectable 87% screen-to-body ratio. The panel is also certified by TUV Rheinland for low blue light emissions to make it easier on the eyes.
In terms of hardware, the MateBook D 15 has a 12nm AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor paired with AMD Radeon Vega 8 Graphics running Windows 10 as well as 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD + 1TB hard disk storage combo for RM2,499. This setup should be more than sufficient for paperwork and a spot of retro gaming. Connectivity options include a single USB 3.0 and a pair of USB 2.0 ports, a 3.5mm audio jack and an HDMI port.
Huawei MateBook D 15 and Huawei One Tap Share
The key benefits with the MateBook D 15 don’t revolve around just its price tag alone. The notebook also benefits from being a part of their Huawei Smart Life ecosystem and has the same Huawei Multi Screen Collaboration feature seen in their earlier MateBook 13.
This effectively allows you, assuming you own a Huawei smartphone that is, to create an instance of your Huawei phone display on your desktop to drag-and-drop files, use native phone apps and the like in a seamless fashion. At present, there’s only the above configuration available for sale in Malaysia and can be purchased online at their store as well as Huawei Experience stores nationwide. For more details check out their official page at https://shop.huawei.com/my/product/huawei-matebook-d-15