Macbook vs Matebook – Which laptop is right for you?


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Every time we decide to invest money in a new laptop, we will always have to ask a lot of questions, about battery life, machine configuration, good screen resolution or big enough RAM speed. .

From a user perspective, this article selects the two newest “rookies” on the market today, Apple Macbook Air M1 (launched at the end of 2020) and Huawei Matebook D14 (launched in early 2021). gives you an overview, helping you understand your choices better.

Specifications:

Macbook Air M1 2020 Matebook D14
CPU Apple M1 Core i5-8250U
Ryzen 5 2500U
GPU Apple M1 8-core GPU UHD Graphics 620
Radeon RX Vega 8
RAM 8GB (upgradable to 16GB) 8 GB
Screen 13.3 inches

2560 x 1600 pixels

14 inches
1920 x 1080 pixels
Memory 256GB hard drive 512GB hard drive
Battery life ~ 15 o’clock ~ 13 o’clock
Connector 2 Thunderbolt 3 ports,

USB-C

Headphone jack

USB-A 3.0
USB-A 2.0
USB-C
HDMI
Headphone jack
Dimensions – Weight 30.41 x 21.24 x 1.61cm 1.29kg 32.25 x 21.48 x 1.59cm
1.38kg
Price ~ 29 million dong ~ 17.7 million dong

External design

Going from the “appearance” of these two machines, the first thing that is easily noticeable is that the Macbook Air scores with its compact, luxurious and sophisticated size from its monolithic aluminum design – a “very Apple” feature. ”, with neutral colors including silver, black and gold, suitable for both genders.

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Meanwhile, the same cold gray monolithic design and beveled edge similar to the Macbook Air, but with a screen size of 14 inches, the Matebook D14 gives users a wider and more comfortable screen experience. Besides, the most interesting thing is that the Matebook D14 can extend the hinge to nearly 180o, so you can comfortably adjust the screen to suit your sitting posture.

Feature

Machine features and performance are not only important to users, but also an inspiration to all manufacturing brands.

Chips

The latest innovation in the tech world is the Apple-made M1 chip. Instead of using a traditional Intel chip, like the Matebook D14 with an average Core i5 chip suitable for Adobe Photoshop software, the M1 is the best performing chip on the market. This chip operates an 8-core CPU that can process 3.5 times faster than its predecessor, integrated with a GPU that processes graphics 5 times faster, and helps increase battery performance.

OS & RAM

Along with that is the new operating system Big Sur, which has been upgraded to optimize the features of the machine. In return, the Matebook D14 runs on the popular Windows 10 Home operating system, and if you’re a longtime Windows user, you’ll be more than happy with this model.

Regarding the capacity of the hard drive and RAM, the Matebook D14 is much better. While both have standard 8GB RAM (for Apple users, you can upgrade to 16GB for a fee), the Matebook D14’s hard drive is 512GB, you won’t need to worry about the size of files downloaded. about.

Screen & Fingerprint Sensor

One of the highlights from these two product lines that can be put on the balance sheet is the remarkably high screen resolution: with the Macbook Air, the resolution is 2560 x 1600 vivid Retina pixels; Matebook D14 has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, 178 . viewing angleo allows you to see the screen clearly from any angle. Another plus for Huawei is that the improved screen is TÜV Rheinland certified, helping to minimize the effects of harmful blue light on the eyes.

Both have an ID Touch fingerprint sensor for added security. And if Apple can sync with iPhones and iPads, users can experience the same Huawei Share feature with Huawei phones and tablets.

Conclude

With many years of experience in the low-cost segment, Huawei has successfully completed the task of bringing users to experience advanced technologies at only half the price of Apple. So, if you are a consumer with a limited budget, you will be very satisfied with what the Matebook D14 brings – the balance between performance and investment costs. In contrast, the Macbook Air will be for those who want to own a lightweight laptop, delicate design with stable performance that Apple has always been the leading name.

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