The Chinese brand Huawei is not well known for its laptops. Its telecommunication infrastructure maybe, but it is popularly known for smartphones and a bit in the tablets market. Be that as it may, the company launched the Huawei MateBook X Pro at the MWC 2018 event in Barcelona, as a successor of its maiden laptop released in 2017.
One thing that shouts out loud about both the laptops, is their uncanny resemblance to Apple’s MacBooks. Even the names, MateBook and MacBook do have some closeness in pronunciation.
The MateBook X Pro is larger and more powerful notebook than its predecessor. It also features a better display and impressive audio quality. However, it does feature a rather bizarre webcam; instead of being placed at the top-center part of the screen. The webcam is placed right on the keyboard and it works by you pushing down a spring-loaded middle button at the function keys row. One push down and a 1MP webcam pops up, another push-down and the web came hides away.
The reasoning behind the unconventional webcam design by Huawei is to combat online spying. …read more