Huawei MateBook W19 12-inch

Huawei MateBook W19 12-inch

Positive Reviews
(as of 08-07-2020 23:51 UTC) Details
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  • Very attractive
  • Good performance
  • Cheaper than competition
  • Vibrant QHD screen
  • Extremely thin and light
  • Sturdy


  • Average battery life
  • Keyboard comes at an extra cost
  • Lack of ports

Bottom Line

Though the Huawei Matebook’s battery life could be better, its super portable design, vibrant screen, and solid performance make it a great Windows tablet for personal and office tasks.

The Huawei MateBook W19 is a 2016 12-inch tablet praised for its super slim and lightweight design, solid performance and, competitive pricing against similar products. Users loved the vibrant QHD screen, and the tablet has very narrow bezels giving it a clean look. Huawei’s Portfolio keyboard, unfortunately, comes separate, at an extra cost, and while the MateBook is cheaper than competitors like the Galaxy Pro S and Surface Pro, it comes with a trade-off for battery life and some features. All the same, the Huawei Matebook W19 comes highly recommended; its gorgeous premium design, features, and compelling price should be major considerations for anyone in the Hybrid Tablet market.

Score Summary

Critic Reviews

  • 70
    Cnet June 28, 2016

    If you like what the Matebook offers, pick the slightly pricier Samsung Galaxy TabPro S instead. The TabPro S has an even better screen, better battery life and throws the keyboard in for free.

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  • 70
    TrustedReviews July 27, 2016

    The MateBook is Huawei’s first attempt at a Windows-powered laptop replacement, taking on the likes of the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 and Samsung Galaxy TabPro S. With a 2-in-1 design that includes a detachable keyboard and a stylus for drawing and making notes, this should be a great-value, versatile machine.

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  • 64
    Engadget June 28, 2016

    With the MateBook, a hybrid tablet that marks the company's first stab at a full-fledged computer, Huawei is hoping to change that. But while it certainly looks nice, the MateBook's keyboard cover ultimately dooms it as something I can't recommend.

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  • 70
    TechRadar June 28, 2016

    Huawei isn't one of the best known companies in the phone world and it has been practically non-existent in the PC market. And yet we're here with the Chinese electronic firm's first Windows tablet 2-in-1, the Huawei MateBook.

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Processor Intel Core M5-6Y54 1.1GHz [View Benchmarks]
Graphics Intel HD Graphics 515 [View Benchmarks]
Graphics TypeIntegrated
Graphics Memory Integrated
Operating System Microsoft Windows Windows 10 Home
Weight1.41 lbs
Battery Life9 hours
Hard Drive 1512 SSD
Display Size12 inch
Display TypeIPS
Display Resolution2160 x 1440
Display TechnologyIPS
ConnectivityBluetooth 4.1 | USB 3.0 Type-C | Wi-Fi |
Webcam5MP webcam
Additional Featuresultra-fast fingerprint sensor
Dimension (LxWxH)10.97 x 7.64 x
Warranty1 year

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