Huawei today announced the Huawei MateBook 14 (2021), the latest ultra-portable notebook to join the MateBook line-up. Huawei MateBook 14 2021 features the series’ signature sleek design and smart features in a robust and lightweight enclosure. Portability comes at no expense to performance and feature set, as the latest notebook can be configured with a 14-inch 2K Huawei FullView Display, the new 7nm AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series mobile processors, 16GB RAM and more, all working together with Huawei-designed solutions such as Huawei Share to enable consumers to do more across all usage scenarios.
Wang Yinfeng, President of PC and Tablet Product Line, Huawei Consumer BG, said: “PCs today serve as the hub that unifies the smartphone and tablet experiences into one cohesive all-scenario experience. This insight has driven us to create the new Huawei MateBook 14 2021, which delivers incredibly expansive visuals, powerful performance and smart experiences that consumers are looking for, in a stylish and portable form factor.”
Blazing fast performance
The ultra-portable Huawei MateBook 14 2021 delivers exceptional processing and graphical power with an AMD Ryzen 4000 H-Series processor and integrated AMD Radeon Graphics when the performance mode is enabled, it pushes the processor up to 40W, giving users the extra power for more demanding tasks such as bulk image editing and coding. The notebook can be configured with up to 16GB DDR4 RAM running in dual-channel mode and up to 512GB high-performance PCIe SSD to support smooth and reliable performance even during more intensive workloads. The dual Huawei Shark fin fans feature a new design with a denser “S”-shaped fin arrangement that offers improved cooling performance and fan acoustics, allowing users to focus and work in silence.
Battery life is also paramount to good user experience. Inside the Huawei MateBook 14 2021, AMD is a 56Wh battery that works together with Huawei’s smart power management solution to deliver outstanding battery life. On a single charge, the notebook supports up to 10 hours of continuous local 1080p video playback, allowing users to catch up on the latest TV shows online even on the go. It also comes with a portable Huawei SuperCharge charger capable of providing lightning-fast charging for supported Huawei phones. In addition, USB ports are always on by default, so users can conveniently charge other peripherals using the notebook even when it is off.
Users can easily flip between two pre-set power profiles – standard and performance modes – by pressing the keyboard shortcut “Fn + P” to adjust the balance between power and battery life according to their needs.
Lightweight style and premium visuals
The 14-inch Huawei MateBook 14 2021 features the signature FullView display with bezels (top, left and right) measuring as thin as 4.9mm, which allows the compact notebook to achieve an impressive screen-to-body ratio of 90 per cent for an immersive visual experience at no expense of portability. The notebook is also one of the few in the market that use a 3:2 aspect ratio, which is more practical than 16:9 counterparts for everyday productivity needs such as reading articles, browsing the Internet and coding.
Supporting 2160×1440 at 185PPI, 100% of the RGB colour gamut(Typical), a contrast ratio of 1500:1(Typical) and a maximum brightness of 300 nits(Typical), Huawei MateBook 14 2021 AMD is the ideal notebook for colour-sensitive workloads and multimedia entertainment. Whether users view high-res images, watch films on Blu-ray or colour-grade photos, the sharp images, rich detail and vibrant colours on offer ensure an immersive and cinematic experience.
The Huawei MateBook 14 2021 also features a 2K FullView display with multi-touch, which supports multi-touch gestures for quick screenshots, or to more intuitively navigate a connected smartphone or tablet on Multi-screen Collaboration mode. Furthermore, the display supports a TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light Certification that effectively filters blue light emissions, protecting the eyes of people that have to use the notebook for long stretches of time.
Designed with the concept of “Pure & Invisible”, Huawei MateBook 14 2021 comes with a lightweight metal body with dimensions of 307.5×223.8×15.9mm and weighs only 1.49kg. To produce a smooth texture on the surface, the body is sandblasted to produce an elegant finish that offers a better grip, helping users to carry it around as they move in the day.
Designed to be the centre of productivity, Huawei MateBook 14 2021 AMD supports Huawei Share, a Huawei-developed solution that bridges the divide between Windows and Android devices. With Huawei Share Multi-screen Collaboration, users can seamlessly control the smartphone through the PC, transfer files between each other; share peripherals such as keyboard and mouse; and with them, users gain access to both software ecosystems simultaneously. Improvements made to the feature lets users pick up calls and open files saved on the smartphone directly through the PC all on a single screen.
PC Manager comes as a standard to support Instant Hotspot, Gallery Management, Screen Recording, Clipboard Sharing and more, complementing the all-scenario experience that is uniquely offered on Huawei devices.
- Fingerprint Power Button authenticates a user’s identity on power-up, delivering a faster boot-up experience.
- Dual 2W speakers support audio distortion compensation for enhanced surround sound
- The improved touchpad is now larger and more precise than ever. Furthermore, touchpad build-in Huawei Share tags enlarge the surface area for detection.
- Size of the backlit keyboard has been optimised for a more satisfying typing experience
- An expansive array of ports provide many options for users to conveniently connect peripherals to the Huawei MateBook 14 2021 AMD.
Pricing and Availability
The new MateBook 14 2021 (Grey) will be available from 5th October 2020 from the Huawei Store and selected retailers. Customers who order on or before 20th October can also claim a free Huawei Matepad 10.4 (32GB, plus keyboard). Offer via redemption. Pricing information is as follows:
|MateBook 14 2021: AMD Ryzen 5, 8GB RAM, 256GB Storage||£749.99|
|MateBook 14 2021: AMD Ryzen 7, 16GB RAM, 512GB Storage||£949.99|