Huawei MateBook Linux Version Went On Sale Today
Today, the Huawei MateBook Linux version officially launched. This series includes the MateBook 13, MateBook 14, and MateBook X Pro three versions. The starting price is 5399 yuan ($755).
According to the official information, the Huawei MateBook Linux version runs on an open source-based operating system. It is usually used by developers or people who know the system (or play with the system).
Compared to the previous version, the Linux kernel has no difference in core hardware. As you guess, the only difference is the pre-installed Linux operating system is different. Linux cannot run third-party software and games. Plus, it cannot implement functions such as bumping and fingerprint booting under the Windows version. However, if the user installs other systems and Huawei drivers, the above functions can be restored.
If you don’t remember the selling points of the Huawei MateBook series laptops, the screens of Huawei MateBook 13 and MateBook 14 are 13.3 inches and 14 inches, respectively. The resolution is 2160×1440 pixels. They are equipped with the Intel i5-8265U processor, 8GB memory, 512GB SSD, and many more. At the same, time the Huawei MateBook X Pro is equipped with a 13.9-inch 3K screen. And its configuration doesn’t change as well, coming with i5-8265U + 8GB memory + 512GB SSD hardware combination.
Finally, in terms of pricing, the Huawei MateBook 13 Linux version is priced at 5,399 yuan; the MateBook 14 Linux version is priced at 5,699 yuan, which is about $797; and the MateBook X Pro 2019 Linux version is priced at 8699 yuan ($1217).