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Huawei MateBook 16 Review Rundown

HuaweiPublished on 22 Oct 2021Last Edited on 14 Nov 2021Written by Dr Jiulin Teng w/ Neosummarizer*
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Neoscore* 76%
  • Beautiful 16-inch, 3:2 aspect ratio display
  • Excellent battery life
  • Great build quality
  • Decent performance for the price
  • Display has some odd behavior when running on battery


Huawei MateBook 16 is a workhorse machine designed for office and on the go. A powerful CPU that can go into a high-performance mode when plugged in, while its massive 84 Wh battery is designed for an all-day workflow. It comes with a color-accurate large 3:2 display, and with direct screen share with a Huawei smartphone/tablet/monitor.
This rundown provides our analysis on 8 third-party reviews. The sentiment scores, summaries, and key takeaways that we select are based on these reviews and may differ from the original publication.



Sentiment Score[*] 75%
Reviewers from androidauthority have found the following[***]:
The Huawei MateBook 16 is a well-designed notebook with enough performance, battery life, and high-end features to suit those looking for a professional-grade laptop. With fast USB-C charging, Wi-Fi 6 on board, and Windows 11 supported too, this is a future-proof purchase that will last years to come.
Find the original article here.
  • Beautiful 3:2 display
  • High-end features
  • Long battery life
  • No dedicated GPU
  • No front-facing speakers


Sentiment Score[*] 77%
Reviewers from notebookcheck have found the following[***]:
The case of the MateBook 16 hardly heats up during everyday tasks/low loads. Only when the CPU is under continuous full load will the fans become very audible. The sound created by the two stereo speakers next to the keyboard is surprisingly loud and full-bodied. While the competing Dell XPS 15 has slightly better speakers, these tend to overdrive in certain cases.
Find the original article here.
  • High-resolution 3:2 display
  • High-quality case
  • Good speakers
  • Good battery life
  • No SD card reader


1. ^ Huawei MateBook 16 review: Big display, big potential. androidauthority. 2021-10-16 Retrieved 2021-10-16.
*. Neoscore is our sentiment analyzer based on natural language processing (NLP). Scaled in the range of 0 to 100, Neoscore eliminates scoring biases from each publisher; it likely differs from the publisher\'s own rating, if available, as a result.
**. Neoanalyzer is our summarizer based on NLP. It identifies key takeaways from each third-party review. The takeaways that it produces likely differ from the publisher\'s own bullets points, if available, as a result.
***. Neosummarizer is based on NLP. It extracts summaries from third-party reviews. It likely that these summaries differ from the publisher\'s own, if available.
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