Where's the best place to buy a Huawei MateBook 13?
Why buy a MateBook 13?
The Huawei MateBook 13 is a thin and light laptop that sits between Huawei's impressive MateBook X and MateBook X Pro devices. The MateBook 13 has the latest "Whiskey Lake" 8th generation Intel processors. These processors are U-series as well, which are more powerful than the Y-series processors used in some Apple devices that compete with the MateBook 13. If you opt for the Core i7 version of the device you can also have an integrated MX150 for graphics. The internals of the MateBook 13 make it one of the most powerful 13 inch laptops available.
In addition to impressive internals, the laptop also has an amazing outside. The 2K screen has a 3:2 aspect ratio which makes it feel quite roomy despite the fact that it's only a 13 inch screen. It has good color accuracy and also supports touch, though it doesn't support inking or pens.
The body of the MateBook 13 is less impressive visually, featuring a space gray design with little flair, but it's sturdy and well built.
In our full review of the device, we gave the Matebook 13 a 4.5 out of 5 thanks to its excellent performance, beautiful touch screen display, and impressive value for its price. So if you're looking for a PC alternative to the MacBook, you should definitely start here.
Where should you buy a MateBook 13?
The MateBook 13 is available at a number of popular retailers and many of them are sound options. The one that's best for you depends largely on which retailer you prefer to shop at and which services you already use. If you purchase the MateBook 13 from Microsoft you'll earn Microsoft Rewards Points. This program allows you to trade your points in for gift cards for services like Xbox GamePass, Xbox Live, or for gift cards to the Microsoft Store and many other retailers.
If you want your MateBook 13 as quickly as possible, you'll want to use Amazon, assuming you have Amazon Prime and can get deliveries quickly to your address. Newegg is also a reliable supplier of electronic goods. You can't really go wrong with any store that lists the MateBook 13.
The Core i5 MateBook 13 without discrete graphics is available for $999. The more powerful Intel Core i7 version with an MX150 is $1,299.
Easy to recommend
Sleek, yet powerful
The MateBook 13 is a sleek thin and light laptop with a beautiful touch screen. Thanks to its 8th generation Intel processor and the option to get a configuration with an MX150, it has some extra power to help you get work done.
Sean Endicott brings nearly a decade of experience covering Microsoft and Windows news to Windows Central. He joined our team in 2017 as an app reviewer and now heads up our day-to-day news coverage. If you have a news tip or an app to review, hit him up at firstname.lastname@example.org (opens in new tab).
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