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Huawei MateBook X Pro

alaTest has collected and analyzed 71 reviews of Huawei MateBook X Pro. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and portability are generally positive. The performance and design also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the touchpad and price. Views are divided on the keyboard.

screen, design, performance, portability, battery

price, touchpad

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Huawei MateBook X Pro is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 99/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Alastair Stevenson (

MateBook X Pro


A great-looking Ultrabook – but not quite perfect. MateBook X Pro.

The MateBook X Pro is an excellent Ultrabook and a clear step forward for Huawei, but it isn’t quite perfect. Hopefully we’ll get UK pricing soon, so we can give a final verdict.

Mar, 2018

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Huawei MateBook X Pro review


A slimline beauty that's ready to crash Apple's party

Ultra-skinny screen bezels ; Powerful CPU/GPU combo for an ultraportable ; Loads of storage and respectable battery life

Touchpad can be finickity ; Webcam angle isn’t very flattering ; Looks a little too familiar

A seriously stylish and powerful Windows laptop with some clever ideas to get the maximum display for your dollar

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Mike Lowe (

Huawei MateBook X Pro review: Pro by name, pro by nature


With a stunning trim-bezel screen, heaps of power on tap, ample ports (including full-size USB), and a great-looking finish throughout, it MateBook X

Tiny screen bezel is the smallest in the business ; Bright and resolution touchscreen looks superb ; Heaps of power on tap ; Full size USB plus two USB-C for the future ; Discrete graphics (and off-board compatibility too)

Battery life won't hit double figures ; Camera placement isn't right ; Auto-brightness is overzealous ; Screen too glossy and therefore reflects ; No SD card slot

With a stunning trim-bezel screen, heaps of power on tap, ample ports (including full-size USB), and a great-looking finish throughout, it MateBook X Pro is, in many ways, the Windows laptop to outdo the Apple MacBook Pro.

Mar, 2018

Expert review by : Joe Osborne Matt Hanson (

Huawei MateBook X Pro review


The best laptop of 2018

Incredibly slick, sensible design ; Gorgeous, bright display ; Strong all-around performance ; Terrific battery life

No SD card slot ; Clever webcam is still flawed ; Mystic Silver is Core i7 only

Huawei has crafted a sleeper hit best laptop of 2018 with its MateBook X Pro, a surprisingly sublime marriage of function and form with few, if any, flaws to speak of for all audiences both professional and prosumer.

Nov, 2018

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Huawei Matebook X Pro review: Huawei’s next-generation MacBook killer


Huawei's Matebook X Pro ultraportable laptop is here, and it's an impressive rival to the Apple MacBook

Stunning bezel-less design ; Excellent performance ; Ultra-thin and lightweight


Whether it will be able to take the Apple MacBook’s crown in this fiercely competitive category remains to be seen. But one thing’s for certain: if any device is going to do it, there’s no more deserving contender than the Matebook X Pro.

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Chris Barraclough (

Huawei MateBook X Pro Review: Creative masterpiece


Huawei has crafted a serious Windows-based Macbook Pro rival in the MateBook X Pro. This premium portable boasts strong specs, dedicated graphics and a gorgeous...

Impressive portability ; Bright, crisp display ; Dedicated graphics ; Strong battery life


If you’re looking for a Macbook-style device that runs a bit of Windows instead, then the MateBook X Pro is about as good as it gets. The superior portability, brilliant touchscreen display, impressive usability and excellent performance make for a...

Mar, 2018

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Huawei unveils the Matebook X Pro: A laptop that’s close to bezel-less


The new Matebook is a sight for sore eyes

Elsewhere at MWC...

Feb, 2018

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Expert review by : Jim Martin (

Huawei MateBook X Pro


With upgrades including a touchscreen, quad speakers, Thunderbolt 3 and an 8th-gen Intel processor (and MX150 graphics) the MateBook X Pro is a very tempting ultraportable laptop.

Expert review by : Jonathan Bray (

Huawei Matebook X Pro review: Perfecting the ultraportable


The Huawei Matebook X Pro is slim, light and well-designed: an impressive second outing for Huawei's flagship laptop

If the first Matebook X was a triumph of design and a big surprise given Huawei’s inexperience in the laptop field, the Matebook X Pro is a firm consolidation of its position as a serious contender in the industry.

Apr, 2018

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Chinese brand Huawei is better known for its smartphones and tablets rather than laptops, but the new Huawei MateBook X Pro certainly looks assured, with its MacBook-inspired design. Will it be able to rival Apple's popular and expensive laptops in...

Feb, 2017

Product Specifications


Audio Decoders:Dolby Atmos
Built-In Microphone:Y
Number of built-in speakers:4


Battery capacity (Watt hours):57.4
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo)


Front Camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):1


Colour name:Space Gray
Form factor:Clamshell
Product colour:Grey / Silver
Product Type:Notebook


Aspect Ratio:3:2
Contrast ratio (typical):1500:1
Display brightness:450
Display diagonal:35.3
Display Resolution:3000 x 2000
Pixel density:260
sRGB coverage (typical):100
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Discrete graphics adapter:N / Y
Discrete graphics adapter memory:2
Discrete graphics adapter model:Not available / NVIDIA GeForce MX150
Discrete graphics memory type:GDDR5
Maximum on-board graphics adapter memory:32
On-board graphics adapter:Y
On-board graphics adapter base frequency:300
On-board graphics adapter DirectX version:12.0
On-board graphics adapter dynamic frequency (max):1150
On-board graphics adapter ID:0x5917
On-board graphics adapter model:Intel® UHD Graphics 620
On-board graphics adapter OpenGL version:4.4


Numeric keypad:N
Windows keys:Y


Internal Memory:8
Internal memory type:DDR3L-SDRAM / LPDDR3-SDRAM
Memory clock speed:2133


Bluetooth version:4.1
Top Wi-Fi standard:IEEE 802.11ac
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11ac,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Optical Drive

Optical Drive Type:N

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y

Ports & interfaces

Combo headphone/mic port:Y
Thunderbolt 3 ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity:1


AC adapter output current:2
AC adapter output voltage:20 / 5
AC adapter power:65


Bus type:OPI
Configurable TDP-down frequency:800
ECC supported by processor:N
Maximum number of PCI Express lanes:12
PCI Express configurations:1x2+2x1,1x4,2x2,4x1
PCI Express slots version:3.0
Processor boost frequency:4.00
Processor cache:8
Processor cache type:Smart Cache
Processor codename:Kaby Lake R
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:8th gen Intel® Core™ i7
Processor frequency:1.80
Processor lithography:14
Processor Model:i7-8550U
Processor operating modes:64-bit
Processor Socket:BGA 1356
Processor threads:8
System bus rate:4
Thermal Design Power (TDP):15

Processor special features

Conflict Free processor:Y
CPU configuration (max):1
Embedded options available:N
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep Technology:Y
Execute Disable Bit:Y
Idle States:Y
Intel 64:Y
Intel Clear Video Technology:Y
Intel Enhanced Halt State:Y
Intel Flex Memory Access:Y
Intel Software Guard Extensions (Intel SGX):Y
Intel Trusted Execution Technology:N
Intel TSX-NI:Y
Intel Virtualization Technology (VT-x):Y
Intel Virtualization Technology for Directed I/O (VT-d):Y
Intel VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT):Y
Intel® AES New Instructions (Intel® AES-NI):Y
Intel® Clear Video HD Technology (Intel® CVT HD):Y
Intel® Clear Video Technology for Mobile Internet Devices (Intel CVT for MID):Y
Intel® Hyper Threading Technology (Intel® HT Technology):Y
Intel® Identity Protection Technology (Intel® IPT):Y
Intel® InTru™ 3D Technology:Y
Intel® My WiFi Technology (Intel® MWT):Y
Intel® OS Guard:Y
Intel® Quick Sync Video Technology:Y
Intel® Turbo Boost Technology:2.0
Processor ARK ID:122589
Processor package size:42 x 24
Supported instruction sets:AVX 2.0,SSE4.1,SSE4.2
Thermal Monitoring Technologies:Y


Operating System Architecture:64-bit
Operating system installed:WINDOWS 10 HOME


Number of SSDs installed:1
Solid-state drive capacity:512
Solid-state drive interface:NVMe 3.0
SSD capacity:512
SSD interface:NVMe,PCI Express
Storage Media:SSD
Total Storage Capacity:512

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:14.6 / 217
Height :14.6 / 217