Huawei MateBook 16

Within the new era laptops, the 16-inch format suits very properly. Huawei has additionally gotten used to this dimension and is right here with a brand new mannequin!

Providing highly effective efficiency with the AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processor, the brand new MateBook 16 is designed for individuals who wish to run demanding purposes, get work accomplished and be productive with their laptop.

As quickly as you place the laptop computer on the desk and open it, that top display screen, extra sq. price makes itself felt. With a width of 351 mm, a top of 254.9 mm and a thickness of 17.8 mm, the MateBook 16 weighs 1.99 kilograms. Designed within the idea of 16 inches with narrowing bezels as an alternative of 17 inches, the gadget has the consolation of being a desktop laptop various in your desk.

Now we have beforehand examined Huawei’s MateBook D16 intimately. Additionally his evaluate from the hyperlink right here You may watch.

Show Options

The 16-inch display screen with a 3:2 ratio construction has a decision of 2520×1680 pixels and provides an beautiful picture. Except for the peak distinction, the edges, prime and even backside bezels are very, very skinny in comparison with the fashions we’re used to. Its 90 p.c display screen/case ratio, its capacity to tilt backwards 120 levels, its hardness and stability when opening its hinge are all high quality indicators.

The 60 Hz refresh price of the display screen is commonplace, the floor is brilliant, and the colour values ​​are good. With 90.0% sRGB, 67.5% AdobeRGB, 70.0% DCI P3 colour gamut, it has low aberration and excessive colour requirements. In actual fact, a panel that’s enjoyable to have a look at, is superb for each watching movies and doing enterprise is used. Facet view, brightness, vibrancy, distinction, general consumer expertise can be excellent. Moreover 1500:1 distinction and 300 nits brightness, the display screen seems to be 10 bit below Home windows 11. You may suppose it is touchscreen due to the shiny display screen overlay, nevertheless it’s not. Then again, I feel this brightness has improved the perceived brightness expertise of the display screen.

Huawei MateBook 16 display specifications

Keyboard And Ergonomics

The keyboard, which has extensive keys and cozy spacing, has a big Enter key, a big on the correct, a brief Shift key on the left, a grille of big, highly effective audio system on the left and proper, and an influence button with a fingerprint reader on the highest proper.

A large and really top quality Touchpad is situated on the entrance. Case and key really feel, floor contact, superb particulars are profitable. The one factor that spoils this entrance half is the labels that we won’t do away with on basic Home windows laptops.

{Hardware} Options

It has a quite simple, clear and good configuration with 16 GB RAM, 512 GB SSD, Radeon graphics card built-in into the processor. RAM 3200 MHz and twin channel 2×8 GB configuration, soldered. The SSD is Western Digital’s WDC PC SN730 SDBPNTY-512G within the model we reviewed. It is break up into C and D, we have expanded it, however you’ll be able to go away it on the default for restoration area and format comfort. With 1813 MB/s learn and 1623 MB’s write within the CrystalDiskMark take a look at, it is very quick, too quick for a enterprise laptop.

AMD’s success in Ryzen sequence processors has an necessary place in each the excessive efficiency and vitality effectivity of this laptop. The system, which scored 6240 within the PCMark 10 efficiency take a look at, is powerful sufficient to take away every kind of processor-oriented applications and provides good efficiency past workplace work.

Particularly, the 5800H processor’s frequency boosting the place efficiency is required, and the flexibility to throttle cores when battery life is required provides a really profitable energy/effectivity steadiness. In actual fact, the ability and vitality effectivity of this processor and the final generations typically have elevated considerably in comparison with earlier years. In case you are utilizing an previous laptop, the ability of the brand new laptop computer processors will certainly make itself felt if you change.

Huawei MateBook 16 specifications

Battery Capability

On battery life, the 14 hours and 17 minutes of workplace use we achieved within the PCMark 10 battery work take a look at is by no means akin to the 1 hour working on battery with older computer systems, and even of their early days. Even should you use it intensively, it could be doable to work out your work with a full cost with none cables.

It is extremely good that it has an 84 W/H battery. Once we take a look at whether or not the promise of three.5 hours of workplace use with a 15-minute cost is true, we will say that it is kind of right from the PCMark take a look at. As you already know, not each workplace use is identical.

While you plug it into the charger, you permit these old-style cylinder-end units behind. It comes with a contemporary 135W adapter with Kind-C cable finish that costs any gadget. The white charger and cable are very stunning, the cable finish of the adapter will also be simply modified to go well with completely different nations.

Huawei MateBook 16

Efficiency Assessments

With 1373 factors within the Cinebench R23 single core take a look at, the 5800H processor provided comparable efficiency to the 15W configuration of the Intel Core i7 1165G7, however barely behind the 28W configuration. Within the multi-core take a look at, it achieves a terrific rating with a rating of 11484.

Most laptop computer processors are 4-core, people who help Hyperthreading seem like 8 Threads, however the 5800H is extremely highly effective with 8 bodily cores and 16 Threads. Bringing these core numbers to the laptop computer market, AMD continues to be very profitable with the 5000 sequence, though new laptop computer processors are on the best way.

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Design Options

We have additionally reviewed the MateBook D16, aren’t they each 16? The distinction is straightforward, no matter you say, Huawei has three completely different laptop computer product households. One in every of them is the MateBook X, it has very luxurious chassis and options. The opposite is the D household, which incorporates fashions which might be of fine high quality however significantly aggressive in worth. Huawei additionally provides flat MateBook fashions, with no X or D sequence, that home the MateBook 16 2022 we reviewed in the midst of the 2. We are able to say that their case, options and costs fill the center section.

However there’s the center, there’s the center. Huawei MateBook 16 comes up with the casing high quality we see in ultra-luxury Ultrabooks. They didn’t really feel sorry for the steel in any respect, the sturdiness, the sensation of the hinges when opening, the diamond-cut particulars on the perimeters of the frames…

While you flip the laptop computer and take a look at the followers from the underside grill, even the standard of the fan blades is clear. No, I am not exaggerating, some issues are very clear after analyzing a whole bunch of laptops. This case could be very top quality, and for a lot of customers it will likely be the very best quality, trendy and sturdy laptop they’ve ever used.

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Apple Various?

At this level, I can image the feedback in my head “There is a MacBook for that worth too!” That is proper, you will get the most cost effective and smallest 13-inch Mac on the time of evaluate, at this worth. Nevertheless, the Mac you’ll purchase at this worth has half the quantity of RAM, half the storage capability, a a lot smaller display screen, a weaker processor and narrower {hardware} scope. Additionally, as a result of ARM, the brand new M1 Macs don’t but have native Home windows working system help.

Though the brand new Apple computer systems have been extremely popular recently, we will say that they don’t seem to be most popular by roughly three quarters of the customers by their Home windows/Mac market shares. Then again, we will categorical it within the reverse manner as a result of there are customers who love and like each system, and this isn’t a match or a warfare. You need to select the system that can be just right for you and get it. In consequence, the professionals and cons of each methods are mentioned, however we will say that they’re utterly unrelated computer systems, apart from the title and metallic case similarities.

What are the Weaknesses?

Is every thing concerning the gadget passable typically? Is it excellent? Is there something incorrect with it? In fact there’s. Initially, it is good that the built-in Vega GPU can play informal video games at 720p or 1080p low settings, however is it sufficient? No, why not supply higher built-in GPU efficiency. For purposes that require heavy GPU processing capabilities, a system with a robust CPU alone continues to be not sufficient. Most laptops are like this, not simply the MateBook.

That is why for 3D and engineering we nonetheless suggest laptops with no less than RTX 3060 or comparable energy and discrete GPU reminiscence. Opening many heavy engineering purposes with out discrete GPU reminiscence on a laptop computer with 4GB or 8GB of RAM is a ache, we will say that it’s doable in 16GB reminiscence however not best. For very heavy work, we suggest a workstation or desktop PC with 32GB of RAM and past in 2022.

Huawei MateBook 16 speaker

Each Kind-C ports are on the left and we have additionally seen 400MB/s learn speeds for connecting exterior SSDs, however sadly they do not help Thunderbolt. TB is widespread in Huawei’s Intel laptops, however TB just isn’t so widespread in Kind-C USBs in AMD Ryzen fashions. The USB 3.0 Kind-A on the correct, that’s, the basic two USB ports, could be very steady, however the Kind-C, which we will use as the ability enter on the left for exterior SSDs, just isn’t at all times steady. Once more, that is because of the AMD USB controller. Even when beginning the system for the primary time, I felt a wierd cling within the system. To unravel this, I first did all of the Home windows 11 updates and made positive that each replace was put in from Huawei PC Supervisor.

The issue is Chipset Driver, that’s AMD chipset driver, as Recep at all times says. After going all the best way to the BIOS, I downloaded this driver replace, which we will name the only however most necessary, from the AMD website, and all of the snags and issues are over. The system took flight and labored completely and responsively. How come these drivers can have an effect on energy saving and efficiency settings, so your replace is further necessary on each AMD system. I downloaded and put in the present model dated 3/14/2022 from the AMD Ryzen and Athlon Cellular Chipset Drivers & Help web page, and I can say that the system discovered itself after this 53 MB replace.

Software program Options

The system additionally has some good Huawei-specific extras. Except for the Chipset Driver, Home windows 11 and Huawei PC Supervisor typically can deal with virtually the complete replace job very efficiently. Apart from one or two such errors, it’s doable to get an excellent consumer expertise on most MateBook computer systems with out coping with the small print.

Huawei can be creating quickly by way of integration with its personal cell units, wi-fi information switch, collaboration, even cloud, calling and software program options. At present, it’s doable to say that the corporate’s Intel, AMD, Microsoft collaborations in addition to its personal providers are seamless and at common requirements within the PC world.


One other characteristic that HUAWEI introduced prior to now weeks was HUAWEI Cellular Cloud help for PCs. The MateBook 16 mannequin additionally has this help. With this new characteristic, PC customers can now securely retailer their recordsdata in an encrypted cloud storage instantly from their PC and entry them anytime, wherever.

With the brand new characteristic of the model of HUAWEI Cellular Cloud that will also be put in on PCs, customers can profit from cross-device and reside synchronization capabilities by way of a single login utilizing HUAWEI ID. With options like card-based design and real-time information synchronization between units, customers can rapidly search and entry current file folders and even URL hyperlinks. Its safe storage options use device-side and ahead encryption for information safety and integrity, making certain that solely customers can entry information with the right credentials.

The corporate’s new cloud storage service syncs throughout a consumer’s units so recordsdata could be securely saved, accessed, or browsed in real-time from any location or gadget. HUAWEI provides extra options to make sure the consumer expertise is clean and intuitive.

Net cam

Hidden inside the keyboard, the Webcam permits bodily masking the digital camera for individuals who are delicate about privateness and is a pleasant characteristic. Nevertheless, because it pulled you from the underside on the assembly, many new Huawei MateBook circumstances have now began to modify to the basic excessive place digital camera above the display screen.

You may take a look at these different MateBook circumstances to get the digital camera at eye degree on the assembly, however should you do not thoughts the decrease angle or use an amplifier, the default digital camera picture high quality of the MateBook 16 is nice for a laptop computer.

Outcomes Analysis

On the primary evaluate date, Huawei made a great marketing campaign. Huawei MateView GT 27 inch monitor and Bluetooth mouse, together with the MateBook 16 2022 mannequin, which prices 21,999 TL, is a pc that can actually please its customers with its massive display screen, highly effective processor and really top quality chassis. The monitor marketing campaign on the exit worth additionally solves the necessity for 27-inch displays instantly at dwelling or within the workplace.