Does Huawei MateBook X Pro have an anti-glare display?

MateBook X Pro
MateBook X Pro

Does Huawei MateBook X Pro have an anti-glare display?

Best answer: No, the MateBook X Pro does not have an anti-glare display. It's quite bright at about 450 nits to help with working in well-lit rooms, but for true anti-glare properties, you'll want to invest in a suitable matte screen protector, like this one from iCarez.Amazon: iCarez anti-glare matte screen protector ($8)Microsoft: Huawei MateBook X Pro (From $1,200)

Huawei MateBook X Pro has a gorgeous display

Even if it's not anti-glare, the MateBook X Pro has a downright awesome display. At 13.9 inches with a 3:2 aspect ratio, its 3K (3,000 x 2,000) resolution is stunning, and it includes multi-touch support for times when the keyboard and touchpad aren't getting it done. It has almost no bezel at all, and color accuracy hits 99 percent sRGB.

The display is plenty bright at about 450 nits, and auto-brightness will help with dealing with external light, so working in a well-lit room won't be a complete struggle if you don't have a matte screen protector. For true anti-glare properties, though, you will want to invest in a screen protector.

Why use a screen protector?

Save Huawei re-releasing the MateBook X Pro with a matte display option, a third-party screen protector, like this one from iCarez, is about the best way to add anti-glare properties. It's designed to specifically fit the MateBook X Pro, has a lifetime replacement warranty should something go wrong, and it has an oleophobic coating to help cut down on smudges and oil from your fingers. It likewise will not interfere with the touch function of the laptop's display.

At about $8 for a two-pack of screen protectors, you'll be hard-pressed to find a cheaper way to cut down on glare when using your MateBook X Pro.

Cale Hunt

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