In this new age of remote working and learning, there is an increased demand for 16-inch laptops that provide a relatively large screen but in a size that is still portable. So, Huawei's recent announcement of the Compact 16-inch High-Performance Laptop, the HUAWEI MateBook D 16, and the 16-inch Real Color Powerful Professional Laptop, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s, is a wonderful news for everyone. As new additions to the HUAWEI MateBook Series, these new laptops are steeped in the MateBook DNA. They combine great displays and nice aesthetics with powerful performance, innovative features, and the smart office experience but mostly importantly they cater to users with different budget. In a nutshell, here is why the HUAWEI MateBook D16 and HUAWEI MateBook 16s are two of the best 16-inch 2022 laptops in Saudi Arabia you can get right now!
HUAWEI MateBook D16
The HUAWEI MateBook D16 immersive 16-inch Eye Comfort HUAWEI FullView display is made for those who spend long hours in front of the screen. With a screen-to-body ratio of 90% and a convenient 16:10 aspect ratio, it is designed with comfort and productivity in mind: it allows you to be more productive when working with web pages, charts, data, and written documents. With the HUAWEI MateBook D16, even heavy users can be confident that their eyes are protected thanks to the TÜV Rheinland Low Blue Light (Hardware Solution) certification.
The durable aluminum alloy body of the laptop is tempered by anodic oxidation to make it tougher and stronger. Despite the 16-inch screen size and metallic body, the laptop only weighs 1.7Kg, making it one of the lightest laptops in its category.
Productivity demands power. That's why HUAWEI MateBook D 16 comes with the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ H- Series Processor and can be configured up to i7-12700H. It offers a TDP of up to 40W, dual-channel RAM and a high-speed solid-state drive. You can use the Standard Mode for light tasks and switch to the Performance Mode when you want the HUAWEI MateBook D16 to when you want that extra boost.
HUAWEI MateBook D16 features a smart video conference solution. The laptop is equipped with a 1080P camera at the top of the screen, which doubles the resolution of traditional 720P cameras. At the same time, Huawei's self-developed AI Camera smart feature enables cool features like Virtual Background, FollowCam and Eye Contact.
This laptop is also a networking beast thanks to the innovative HUAWEI Metaline Antenna: it is a brand-new antenna structure that, compared with average antennas, has 56% better signal conversion efficiency.
HUAWEI MateBook 16s
Continuing Huawei's classic design, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s has an ultra slim design, giving it a high screen-to-body ratio of up to 90%. Featuring a sizeable touch screen of 2.5K resolution, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s boasts a 3:2 aspect ratio. Compared to a 16-inch display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s with a 3:2 aspect ratio offers more display area for content. It also attains an average △ E<1 high colour accuracy. Besides, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s adapts both low blue light and flicker-free technology for eye comfort. The 2520 x 1680 display is crisp and vivid with support for 100% sRGB wide colour gamut, 1500:1 contrast ratio, 189 PPI and a maximum brightness of 300nits. With 1.07 billion colours, the display delivers subtler and smoother colour transitions.
HUAWEI MateBook 16s is mind-blowingly powerful. It packs the 12th Gen Intel® Core™ Processor, configurable up to i9-12900H with 14 cores, 20 threads, and a max turbo frequency of up to 5G Hz. The processor uses a hybrid architecture of Performance cores and Efficiency cores. The performance cores (P-cores) control the heavy-duty tasks, like gaming, real-time rendering, and video clipping, while the efficiency cores (E-cores) provide scalable multi-threaded performance and efficient background tasks offloading when multi-tasking. The Intel Iris® Xe Graphics provides outstanding graphic processing for graphic designers, photo, and video editors, as well as gamers.
To deliver the ultimate performance, the laptop uses the ultra-large HUAWEI Shark fin dual fan system that enables efficient, effective, and silent performance. The HUAWEI MateBook 16s is Intel® Evo™ certified. A laptop must prove itself to be extremely lightweight and offer great battery life to be Intel® Evo™ certified.
Last but not least, the HUAWEI MateBook 16s comes with a large battery of 84Wh (rated capacity) with support for up to 135W fast charging. With a 30-minute charge, the laptop can be charged near to 50%.
Futuristic Super Device features
Both the HUAWEI MateBook D 16 and HUAWEI MateBook 16s take multi-device collaboration to a whole new level, thanks to Super Device, bringing super productivity with a cohesive multi-device experience. It lets you effortlessly connect to other Huawei devices nearby and collaborate between them all.
In addition, with smartphones like the newly launched HUAWEI Mate Xs 2 and tablets like the 12.6-inch HUAWEI MatePad Pro, it is even more useful. Once you have wirelessly connected your phone, you will see its UI (User Interface) appear on your laptop screen, so you can operate it as if your smartphone and laptop are one device. You can access and edit your files, use, and manage up to three phone app windows simultaneously, take video or audio calls from your phone through your MateBook, and even use your mouse and keyboard to control your smartphone.
Your tablet can be transformed into a drawing pad or second screen, with documents, images and more seamlessly shared between the two.
The HUAWEI MateBook D16 and HUAWEI MateBook 16s can also connect to a HUAWEI MateView monitor, so you can see your work on an even larger screen. The laptop also supports multi-device file management and AI search.
Choosing a laptop can be daunting and a bit complicated. This is because there are multiple aspects to consider, from screen size, design, processing power and speeds to innovative all-scenario device collaboration features. HUAWEI MateBook D 16 and HUAWEI MateBook 16s represent the best you can find at two different price points.
Price and Availability
The HUAWEI MateBook D 16 is available for pre order in the kingdom of Saudi Arabia on Huawei’s official website and select retailers starting at a price of 3599 SAR along with a variety of some amazing gifts for a value of 2434 SAR including the followings: HUAWEI Mystery Box Gift , HUAWEI MatePad T10s 4G, and HUAWEI MateBook D16 VIP Card. As for the HUAWEI MateBook 16s; the laptop is available also for pre-order at a starting price 6499 SAR accompanied with an outstanding selection of gifts at the value of 4633 SAR that contain the followings: HUAWEI MatePad 11, HUAWEI Mystery Box Gift, and HUAWEI MateBook 16s VIP Card.