Huawei take centre stage in the mid-sized laptop segment with the new MateBook 14.

These days, laptops come in a wide variety of options, often making it confusing for those looking to buy a new device. FACT magazine is on a mission to review and reveal the very best laptops available on the market today in order to take some of the headache out of your selection process. This month we got our hands on the new MateBook 14, the latest laptop offering from tech giants HUAWEI. The first thing we have to mention about the sleek and stylish MateBook 14 is its superb 2K eye-comfort, 14-inch FullView HD display with a 2160×1440 resolution.

This combined with a 90% screen-to-body ratio ensures a laptop experience that is very easy on the eye in more ways than one. We found the performance of the MateBook 14 to be very smooth and solid, thanks to the 11th Generation Intel Core processor and other Super Device Features. Backing up this performance is an 8GB dual-channel RAM and 512GB NVMe PCIe SSD, meaning users have plenty of storage space. A 56Wh high-capacity battery with supercharge support works together with Huawei’s smart power management system allowing you to enjoy up to 11 hours of battery life on a single full charge.

The new and improved Shark Fin cooling system ensures your device always stays at the optimum temperature, whilst a 65W USB Type-C power adapter with support for multiple power output is included as standard. We love the way in which the new MateBook 14 is compatible with many other Huawei devices.

For example, you can wirelessly project the 12.6-inch HUAWEI MatePad Pro to the MateBook 14 to form a Tablet-PC Multiscreen Collaboration that offers three different modes namely Mirror, Extend and Collaborate. This helps to bridge the gap between Windows and Android operating systems, enabling seamless cross-device collaboration, file sharing and multi-screen control. Other devices compatible with this process are the HUAWEI Nova 8 that can be connected to the MateBook 14 to form a powerful Super Device, and the HUAWEI MateView that can be connected to the MateBook 14 via cable to provide an extra screen. This trio setup allows for the easy swapping of wireless and wired connections, allowing you to easily switch between work and personal modes. All-in-all we have to sing the MateBook 14’s praises as we found the entire experience to be both an enjoyable and informative one. Huawei have definitely produced a top contender in the midsized range segment. ✤