Since the birth of the Huawei Matebook 13 series back in 2018, the series has attracted millions of customers with its sleek design, lightweight, and features updated every year. Excellent sales are proof of the quality of the series. Today to make this series more superior for customers in the coming year, the new Huawei Matebook 13 2021 series is released. This review by Today is based on the first hands-on experience. Now let’s dive into the new notebook.
Features of Huawei Matebook 13 2021:
Design:The main reason why Huawei Matebook 13 series in demand for the last three years is its sleek and high-end design. Today Today is going to review the Haoyue Silver color of the product. Without any redundancy, the silver is a very pure look and advanced in all aspects. The all-metal body is easy to handle, which adopts the No. 150 sandblasting process. The sandblasting textures are fine with the excellent metal texture. It feels very premium, and one who uses it won’t leave it for sure.
The CNC cutting at the middle frame on B and C sides form a high-gloss cut angle. When the light hits the notebook, it forms the diffuse light. Overall the Huawei Matebook 13 2021 is similar to last year’s version in the aspects of design.
The camera, as usual, is on the top with the Huawei logo in the middle. Similar to the Macbook Pro, the touchpad area is large and in the middle. On the upper right end, there comes a 2 in 1 power button.
Touch Screen:With the 3:2 Productive ratio, the Huawei Matebook 13 2021 looks classic. 3:2 can display more clear content compare to the previous 16:10 screens. For photography enthusiasts, the ratio of photos taken by SLR cameras is usually 3:2, and Huawei MateBook 13 2021 screens can display pictures without black borders and so on.
Looking at the current notebook market, there are only a handful of notebooks with a 2K resolution and 3:2 productivity screen among the notebook products of the same gear. For professionals, Huawei MateBook 13 2021 is a good choice.
In addition, the screen of Huawei MateBook 13 2021 also supports ten-point touch. Many consumers think that the original touch of Windows is too tasteless, and a mouse and keyboard can replace the operation. Personally, this statement is in Huawei MateBook 13 2021 does not hold. Because Huawei MateBook 13 2021 supports multi-screen collaboration technology, it “copy” the PC’s phone screen. The mobile phone screen itself is operate by touch.
The internal applications of the mobile phone are also design and optimize specifically for touch. When the mobile phone screen is “copied” to the notebook screen, we can use the notebook screen’s touch to perform the corresponding operation directly. The cost of getting started is lower, and it is more intuitive and fast.
Huawei MateBook 13 2021 also brings various new screen touch features, such as the first three-finger under swipe quick screenshot. The text in the screenshot can be automatically recognized and automatically converted into text.
It is worth mentioning that the three-finger under swipe quick screenshot is not only suitable for the content in the notebook when the mobile phone and notebook realize the “multi-screen collaboration,” it can also take screenshots of the mobile phone content displayed on the screen and text recognition.
Multi-screen collaboration:For Huawei users, this feature is already very familiar. In previous Huawei notebook evaluations, Today also had an in-depth experience of this feature. All in all, multi-screen collaboration is necessary, and the basis for realizing the linkage of Huawei’s PC, mobile phone, and tablet.
On the Huawei MateBook 13 2021, the multi-screen collaborative experience is further upgrade. The first is the connection method. Because the Huawei shared connection area is integrate into the notebook touchpad, the sensing area is increased by 200%, and the sensing distance is increase by 50%. The accuracy rate of “touch” is further improved, and the connection can be easily realise by placing the Huawei mobile phone on the notebook’s touchpad.
For Huawei mobile phones with EMUI 11 system, multi-screen collaboration can open up to 3 (1 main and two secondary) mobile phone windows in the notebook’s large-screen desktop at the same time. For example, you can open two shopping software simultaneously and compare them on the large-screen notebook price.
Huawei MateBook 13 2021 Computer management:
At present, the computer housekeeper application pre-installed on Huawei notebooks has become more and more powerful. In addition to traditional power management and drive management, it also integrates official services, such as troubleshooting, accessories price inquiries, store appointments, in-store maintenance, and other services.
In addition, multi-screen collaboration and cloud space are also integrate into the computer house.
The HUAWEI Cloud Space PC client is a professional software carry by HUAWEI for information fusion between mobile phones, platforms, and PCs. The HUAWEI Cloud Space has functions such as pictures, contacts, memos, cloud disks, and recording. Huawei mobile phones and tablets The data that other devices synchronize to the cloud space can circulate freely among multiple devices through the cloud and keep synchronized updates.
In addition, Huawei MateBook 13 2021 is also pre-install with the Huawei browser. After logging in to your Huawei account, you can synchronize Huawei notebooks, mobile phones, and tablets across devices, allowing you to browse freely.
Processor and Performance:Huawei MateBook 13 2021 is upgrade with a new eleventh-generation Intel Core processor and has two versions- i7-1165G7 and i5-1135G7. Today got the i7 version, and other configurations include 16GB DDR4 3200MHz memory, 512GB NVMe PCIe solid-state hard drive, NVIDIA GeForce MX450 independent display, or Xe set display.
As Intel’s key new generation processor, i7-1165G7 adopts an advance 10nm SuperFin process. Four cores and eight threads, base frequency 2.8GHz, maximum frequency 4.7GHz, and its performance is significantly improve by 33% compared with the previous generation.
In terms of graphics card configuration, in addition to the MX450 standalone version obtained by Today, Huawei MateBook 13 2021 has an integrated Iris® Xe Graphics as an option. The core code of MX450 is N18S-G5-B. It uses GTX 1650 TU117 core, 896 stream processors, 2GB of GDDR6 memory, 64-bit width, 80GB/s bandwidth, and GPU frequency of 1395-1575MHz.
The Huawei MateBook 13 2021 model comes with an SSD from Western Digital. The CrystalDiskMark test score is 3413MB/s SEQ1M (Q8T1) read and 2721 MB/s SEQ1M (Q8T1) write. The performance is still very good.
Huawei MateBook 13 2021 Heat Dissipation:For thin and light notebooks such as Huawei MateBook 13 2021, heat dissipation is also a big problem behind improved performance and the body’s unchanged thickness. Huawei MateBook 13 2021 has made two upgrades in terms of heat dissipation and redesigned the notebook’s internal stacking, miniaturized design from the motherboard to the components, saving a lot of internal space in the fuselage.
This part of the space is left for heat dissipation, which is also a joint upgrade of Huawei MateBook 13/14 2021. On Huawei MateBook 13/14 2021, the highly acclaim shark fin wind has upgrade. The 0.2mm ultra-thin S-shaped fan blades increase the fluid space and improve the inflow conditions. More than 79 high-density blade groups with 6mm +8mm large-diameter dual heat pipes, “wing-shaped” heat design, and the whole machine’s official heat dissipation capacity are greatly increase by 50%.
Huawei MateBook 13 2021 has excellent control of heat dissipation noise. In most scenes during the day, the heat dissipation noise caused by this high performance will not affect the office or study.
The same high-energy running mode, we also tested the body temperature of Huawei MateBook 13 2021. In an office environment of about 20°C indoors in winter, the high-energy mode runs for 15 minutes+. At this time, the Huawei MateBook body has the best C-side. The thermal temperature is 40.9°.
Our Verdict:The 2021 model of the Huawei 13 series is quite changed when compare to previous models. It carries forward the excellent genes, portable and lightweight with a high-end design. The main application scenario of the MateBook 13 2021 is a business office. Especially for those who rely on their smartphones and computers.
The multi-screen brings great collaboration. It continues to lead the intelligent experience under the third-generation mobile office and makes the consumer experience more brilliant. There are reasons to look forward to what kind of surprises Huawei notebooks will bring next.