Best Huawei MateBook 13 Accessories Windows Central 2021
The Huawei MateBook 13 is an excellent laptop and you can further improve your PC experience by adding various accessories. We've rounded up a few you should consider, including a case, wireless mouse, keyboard, external display, and even a dock.
- USB-A hub: AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A hub
- 360 Protection: Tomtoc 360 protective sleeve
- Wireless pointer: Logitech MX Master 2S
- External monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2719D
- Extra USB storage: Seagate Backup Plus Slim
- Hook up all the things: Dell D6000
- Multipurpose messenger: Peak Design Everyday Messenger
- For gamers: Razer Rogue Backpack
- USB-C monitor: LG 27UD88
- Game on the go: Xbox Wireless Controller
- Budget-friendly dock: Plugable UD-3900
USB-A hub: AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A hubStaff pick
The MateBook 13 doesn't include any USB-A ports, so grabbing this affordable hub that connects back with USB-C makes a lot of sense. It's a simple hub with four USB-A 3.1 ports that work even with your older USB-A 2.0 devices, it's available in black and white colors, and it allows for data transfer speeds up to about 5 Gbps.
360 Protection: Tomtoc 360 protective sleeve
Tomtoc's 360-degree protective sleeve has a polyester finish that is water-resistant, has thick padding around the entire edge, and extra padding on the corners in case of drops. The front has a zippered pocket that can handle a charger and some other accessories, and the main pocket, lined with a foam cushion, is also zippered to keep everything in place.
Wireless pointer: Logitech MX Master 2S
Logitech's MX Master 2S connects via Bluetooth or the included nano receiver, and it offers up to 70 days of battery life on a single charge. Tracking is accurate enough for productivity and even gaming, and the design keeps it comfortable for extended periods of use. If you need a great wireless mouse to go with your MateBook 13, this is it.
External monitor: Dell UltraSharp U2719D
This 27-inch monitor has almost no bezel around it, allowing the 2560x1440 resolution to look brilliant without interruption. Connect with HDMI or DisplayPort, take advantage of multiple USB ports, and adjust for height, pivot, swivel, and tilt to get the right angle no matter the situation. Color reproduction is excellent, with 99% sRGB coverage.
Extra USB storage: Seagate Backup Plus Slim
Add media, backups, and just about anything else without cluttering up your laptop's storage. Thanks to this external's slim size you can slip it into your laptop bag or even your pocket when you're on the go. A 2TB drive costs only about $65 and you can choose from four colors at checkout.
Hook up all the things: Dell D6000
For ports, this dock has four USB-A 3.0, one USB-C, two DisplayPort, one HDMI, a 3.5 mm audio jack, RJ45 Ethernet, and a Kensington lock slot. It offers up to 65 watts of charging back to your laptop when connected with USB-C, and it can support one 5K display or up to three 4K displays.
Multipurpose messenger: Peak Design Everyday Messenger
Available in a 13-inch design, your MateBook 13 will fit snugly inside one of the two padded compartments, and you'll have plenty of room for your accessories in the divided outer pocket. The Maglatch makes for an easy close, and it stays shut until you want it open — no more worrying about whether or not your stuff is falling out while you rush to catch a taxi.
For gamers: Razer Rogue Backpack
The Razer Rogue isn't technically a case of sorts, but it does allow for any gamer to stow away their Matebook 13 inside with all their gaming gear for countless LAN parties. Throw in multiple controllers and you'll be ready to go when sitting down in front of a console or PC.
USB-C monitor: LG 27UD88
This is one of the very best USB-C monitors you can buy. Via one cable you can power a laptop, send video, and use the monitor as a USB hub, with the ability to interface with peripherals plugged into the two built-in USB 3.0 ports. You also have 14 options for layout, so you can view multiple windows simultaneously. So while you've got a laptop plugged in via USB-C you can also attach an HDMI device like a desktop PC or even an Xbox One. And the best part is its ability to power a laptop while acting as a display.
Game on the go: Xbox Wireless Controller
The Huawei MateBook 13 isn't primarily a gaming machine, but that doesn't mean you can't enjoy yourself once in awhile, especially if you grab the model with a dedicated NVIDIA MX GPU. If you're accustomed to a controller from your Xbox days, grab an Xbox wireless controller and connect it via Bluetooth.
Budget-friendly dock: Plugable UD-3900
Need more than just USB ports? This docking station from Plugable (about $94) has four USB-A 2.0 ports, an HDMI port, two USB 3.0 ports, an Ethernet port, and a DVI port. Connect your laptop with a USB 3.0 cable, and add up to two external displays, a keyboard, mouse, and headphones. After all that, you'll still have ports left over.
If we had to choose...
You could buy all of the above and have a great time with your new Matebook 13, but when you're on a tighter budget, we'd recommend picking up the Plugable UD-3900, Logitech MX Master 2S, and AmazonBasics USB-C to USB-A hub.
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