Huawei recently released the Linux version of its MateBook series. Now, the Huawei MateBook series Linux version is officially available for purchase. This series includes the MateBook 13, MateBook 14 and MateBook X Pro, starting at 5399 yuan ($755). According to the official introduction, the Linux system is an open-source operating system, usually used by developers or people who know the system.
In the core hardware, there is no difference between the Linux kernel version and the regular version. The only difference is the operating system. Third-party Linux systems cannot run software and games of other systems. 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.
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In terms of configuration, the display of Huawei MateBook 13 and MateBook 14 are 13.3 inches and 14 inches respectively, and the resolution is 2160×1440. It uses an Intel i5-8265U SoC, 8GB RAM + 512GB SSD. Huawei MateBook X Pro comes with a 13.9-inch 3K screen, i5-8265U SoC + 8GB RAM and 512GB SSD. In terms of price, Huawei MateBook 13 Linux version is selling for 5,399 yuan ($755) while the MateBook 14 and MateBook X Pro 2019 goes for 5,699 yuan ($797) and 8699 yuan ($1217) respectively.
I have installed Deepin Linux on my MateBook X Pro, and I'm very happy with, better than Windows 10, it's more privacy safe, and easy to use, fast, and all apps needed can be installed from the App Store, everything works out of the box.
I even installed "Deepin Linux" on the old Mac Book Pro of my wife 🙂 and she very happy with it, highly recommended!