Treat yourself and your typing fingers to a shiny new laptop this festive season

This new budget-friendly laptop series is sure to jingle your bells. (Image: Getty)
This new budget-friendly laptop series is sure to jingle your bells. (Image: Getty)

This year has made us increasingly dependent on our devices to keep us plugged in, socially active, entertained, and working or learning from home - smart devices that multitask and take on any challenge have become essential. Laptops and desktops for many, have been the hardest workers, keeping us online, keeping us connected, and keeping us working.  

And right now, ‘tis the season for a refresh, to CTRL, ALT and DEL the negative and ring in a new year with a fresh update and new essential worker. Chinese tech giant Huawei is here to answer our wishes with their glossy new laptop line. And they’ve made their list and checked it thrice to ensure there are options available for all budgets as well the tech-heads. 

From the sleek and high performing HUAWEI MateBook X Pro to the smaller, budget-friendly, variants of their HUAWEI MateBook D series – there’s something for everyone. Huawei implores buyers not to feel disillusioned by the more affordable D range as it promises the convenience of a smart tablet but packs the punch of a high performing machine to keep up with your work tasks – making it ideal for students and young professionals. 

The HUAWEI MateBook X Pro 

This top-of-the-line laptop combines extreme portability, convenience, an immersive viewing experience as well as cutting-edge performance sure to jingle the bells of tech-enthusiasts looking for their next premium powerhouse machine. Running on top-notch hardware with 10th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processors along with NVIDIA® GeForce® MX250 allow for optimum, crisp, and vibrant graphics. Altogether, these features allow for a smooth, seamless laptop experience in every scenario – whether it’s for graphic or video editing or gaming and streaming. 

The HUAWEI MateBook D series 

This new series comes in two variants – the HUAWEI MateBook D14 and the HUAWEI MateBook D15. As their names indicate, the D14 features a 14-inch monitor display while the D15 comes with a 15-inch monitor display as well as more storage capacity. This range is value-driven and aimed toward students and young professionals who are looking for sleek and high-performing and powerful laptops on a budget. Buyers also have the option to choose an AMD Ryzen 3000 series processor with a Radeon Vega graphics card to help boost their machine to provide striking graphics and visuals. However, both configuration options available pack a punch sure to keep you on par with all your daily tasks and entertainment needs. The HUAWEI MateBook D series uses a 65W Type-C charger that you can also conveniently use to charge up your Huawei smartphone – ensuring you’re always powered-up on the go. They can also support an impressive 10 hours’ office use, 9.5 hours video playback and 9.4 hours of web page browsing – all at a pocket-friendly price point of under R17 000! 

You can find the MateBook series laptops available in the Huawei online store, Vodacom, Telkom, Incredible Connection, Computer Mania, and the Hi storeWhat are you waiting for? Treat yourself to more this festive season!  

This post is sponsored by Huawei, produced by BrandStudio24 for News24.

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