Huawei MateBook 16s and D16: price, availability and features

Huawei MateBook 16s and D16: price, availability and features

huawei has just updated its line of laptops with two new models. We talk about the MateBook D16 Y 16s, teams that are especially focused on productivity and professionals, respectively. And although they are not revolutionary, far from it, they maintain the essence of other models launched by the Chinese brand.

Although they target different types of users, they maintain some common features. Both teams arrive with 16-inch screens, as their respective names indicate, with a 90% screen-to-body ratio; and they also boast twelfth-generation Intel Core processors, specifically the H-series.

In addition, the MateBook D16 and 16s stand out for their thin and light designs. This allows them to be easy to transport and adapt to the needs of each user. Below we review its most important features.

MateBook 16s, a high-performance solution for professionals

According to Huawei, the MateBook 16s it is positioned as the most powerful notebook in the MateBook family. But before going over what’s under the hood in greater detail, it’s also important to highlight what this computer has to offer on the outside.

As we already mentioned, the device comes with a 16-inch multi-touch screen with a 2.5K resolution (2520 x 1680 pixels) and a density of 189 pixels per inch. It is worth noting that it uses a aspect ratio 3:2while the bevels are between 5.2 and 7.3 millimeters.

It can also be seen that the MateBook 16s incorporates a keyboard without the individual number pad. While the touchpad has a size of 140 x 90 millimeters and is glass coated for a smoother, more precise experience. And as for the general design of the computer, it stands out for its sobriety and finish premiumavailable only in space gray.

In its entrails, the new Huawei laptop has interesting specifications. While versions with Intel Core i5 and i9 processors will be released, the variant that will be available in Spain will be with the i7 12700H, with Iris Xe chart. Additionally, it will feature 16GB of dual-channel LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of NVMe SSD storage.

The battery, meanwhile, is 84 Wh and the MateBook 16s comes with a 90-watt fast charger. It is worth clarifying that the version with i9 processor includes a 135-watt charger.

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The MateBook D16 wants to be the ultimate productivity team

MateBook 16s |  MateBook D16 |  huawei

The MateBook D16 It also comes with an interesting news section. We have already made it clear that it intends to be installed as the definitive productivity team, and even Huawei promotes it as an ideal computer for those who must face a hybrid work context; that is, both face-to-face and remotely.

In this case we find a 16-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1200 pixels and a density of 141 pixels per inch. Like the MateBook 16s, its screen-to-body ratio is 90%, but it doesn’t use a 3:2 aspect ratio, but 16:10. Also, has TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light certification at the hardware level, which protects users’ eyes from the impact of blue light; something really useful for those who spend hours in front of the computer.

Inside, meanwhile, it boasts configurations with Intel Core i5 and i7 processors, as well as 16 GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 512 GB of SSD (PCIe) storage. The battery is 60 Wh and the fast charger is 65 watts.

In terms of aesthetics, the MateBook D16 stands out for its weight of just 1.7 kilograms —in line with computers with slightly smaller screens—, and for being available in two colors: space gray and silver (MysticSilver).

Main technical specifications

Huawei MateBook 16sHuawei MateBook D16
Screen16-inch (2520 x 1680) multi-touch with 3:2 aspect ratio.16 inches (1920 x 1200) with 16:10 aspect ratio.
ProcessorIntel Core i7 12700H (Spain). Versions with i5 and i9 processors will also be released.Intel Core i5 (12450H or 12500H) and i7 (12700H).
RAM16GB LPDDR5.16GB LPDDRx.
Storage512GB NVMe SSD512GB PCIe SSD.
GraphicsIntel Iris Xe.Intel UHD Graphics;
Intel Iris Xe.
connectivityWiFi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2;
1 USB-C port (charging + data + DisplayPort), 2 USB-A 3.2 ports, 1 Thunderbolt 4 port, 1 HDMI 2.0 port, 1 3.5mm audio jack.
Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.1;
2 USB-C ports (one for power and data, the other multipurpose), 2 USB-A ports (2.0 and 3.2, respectively), 1 HDMI 2.0 port, 1 3.5-millimeter audio jack.
Frontal cameraFull HD 1080p.1080p AI Camera.
Dimensions351 x 252.9 x 17.8 millimeters.356.7 x 248.7 x 18.4 millimeters.
Weight1.99 kilograms.1.7 kilograms.
battery and charging84 Wh / 90 watt fast charger.60 Wh / 65 watt fast charger.
Operating systemWindows 11 Home (64-bit).Windows 11 Home (64-bit).

Another interesting thing to note is that both the MateBook 16s and MateBook D16 support the feature. super device from Huawei. This allows them to connect and interact with other Chinese brand devices, such as smartphones and tablets or even the Huawei MateView external monitor (both wired and wireless).

Prices and availability of the MateBook 16s and D16 laptops

The MateBook 16s is available from this Wednesday June 29 with a price of €1,699. The MateBook D16meanwhile, can also be achieved from today with the following values:

  • €999 for the version with Intel Core i5 processor, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage;
  • €1,299 for the variant with Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of storage.

As an introductory offer, and in order to take advantage of the Super Device feature, buyers of both notebooks They will receive a MatePad 11 tablet with a case as a gift.