Following the refreshed MateBook D 15 announced in May, Huawei went ahead and released an Intel-powered version for the UK market. The new MateBook D 15 is offered in a single 11-gen Intel Core i5-1135G7 chipset version compared to the Ryzen 5 5500U or the more capable Ryzen 7 5700U SoCs found in the global models.
You still get a 15.6-inch IPS LCD with 1920 x 1080 resolution and a 16:9 aspect ratio. The ultrabook comes with 8/16GB DDR4 dual-channel memory and 256/512GB NVMe PCle SSD storage. The GPU is an integrated Intel Iris Xe. The build is aluminum and the weight is kept at just 1.56 kg.
I/O consists of 2xUSB 2.0 ports, one USB 3.2 Gen1, a USB-C port (used for charging), HDMI in and a headphone/mic port. The battery is rated at 42 Wh. You also get a bundled copy of Windows 10 Home edition.
MateBook D 15 is priced at £750 and is already available through Huawei’s online store. Huawei is offering a backpack, mouse and Bluetooth speaker on the house with purchases through August 8.