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Locked: 2020 Huawei Matebook X Pro ultraportable laptop $2499 - $1200 coupon = $1299

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2020 Huawei Matebook X Pro ultraportable laptop $2499 - $1200 coupon = $1299

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It's another extremely hot laptop deal... Dubbed the "Huawei Windows MacBook Pro" by Unbox Therapy (for the 2019 version).

specs:
Intel Core i7 10th Gen 10510U (1.80 GHz)
16 GB RAM
1 TB SSD
2 GB NVIDIA GeForce MX250
13.9" Touchscreen
3000 x 2000
Windows 10 Pro 64-bit
Includes HUAWEI MateDock 2 Docking Station

$1200 off w/ promo code SAVECLRNC2222

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well damn
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Dec 24, 2011
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Is this actually a good deal? Looks solid from my point of view... why is it so cheap though... haha
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Dec 26, 2014
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angel_wing0 wrote: looks like a good deal...but huawei. I am not okay with that personally but I am sure lots of ppl will be fine with that. BTW the docking station thing is just...small lol. I was expecting an actual dock :lol:

https://www.amazon.ca/CIGOO-Interface-T ... B07WP58F6H
Doesn't Dell have something like this now as well?
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Just picked up the Lenovo c940 the other day from the Microsoft sale for $999 - double storage and 4GB more ram... But Huawei. Worth the upgrade?
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blueworm123 wrote: Is this actually a good deal? Looks solid from my point of view... why is it so cheap though... haha
I think it's cheap because it probably has not sold well in Canada
Apparently the screen is among the absolute best that you can find..

That said for those that do buy this and use it.. there is one tweak that is a must and that is to disable "panel self-refresh"

There seems to be an active/supporter user community for this particular laptop over on reddit at /r/MatebookXPro
Lots more tweaks available to make this laptop better for power users.

It seems totally worth it at this price point, but sadly maybe only at this price point does it make sense.
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blueworm123 wrote: Is this actually a good deal? Looks solid from my point of view... why is it so cheap though... haha
The processor and the discrete GPU have been long left behind by current generation processors and GPUs (even integrated shared vRAM GPUs) by both Intel (11th gen) and AMD (4000 and 5000). In other words, "weak" processing (for current standards) in an otherwise attractive package (nice screen, weight, quality, etc.). It's like buying a flagship product 1 or 2 (or 3) years after being launched. It has lost its edge.

For instance, https://www.cpubenchmark.net/compare/In ... 3549vs3702

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Nov 30, 2020
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Will you use it for work? You will lose all your customers - seriously :)
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Jun 27, 2013
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so it only worth buying a ryzen cpu laptop / macbook with m1s now?
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flasheverything wrote: so it only worth buying a ryzen cpu laptop / macbook with m1s now?
At MSRP, 100% has to be Apple M1 laptops. Absolutely no competition right now. And performance gap will probably grow when Apple releases the M1S/M2..
It also depends on use case. If needing speed for rendering/CPU heavy tasks, I think M1 is still the winner by far.

However, with a significant discount like this.. I think one could consider 10th gen Intel if one doesn't require the speed
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May 11, 2014
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I have the older version of this. It has been a great laptop. Design is great and runs well for an ultra book. I don't need a new laptop but this deal is tempting.
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Apr 2, 2011
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Montreal
You can use GCR for 1.3% cashback. Careful buying this as you are responsible for the shipping cost to send back to Newegg.
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chemicalxv wrote: Doesn't Dell have something like this now as well?
Here's a random Lenovo alternative in the same price range (~CAD1300), high resolution and high pixel density: ThinkBook 13s 2nd Gen, i7-1165G7, 13.3" WQXGA (2560 x 1600) IPS, glossy, touchscreen with Dolby Vision™, low power, 300 nits, 16 GB LPDDR4X 4266MHz (Soldered), 512 GB PCIe SSD, etc.
$1270 through EPP, https://www.lenovo.com/ca/en/ibmeppfrie ... 20V9004FUS

Just shop around. The main difference is the screen aspect ratio and overall resolution. You might get similar screens in Lenovo laptops with BYO options, thought the screen AR might be harder to come by.

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Oct 24, 2020
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Buy a MacBook. Don't waste money on a Huawei. They may be surveillance you who knows
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Apr 1, 2011
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Free Huawei Pad offered by Fido last fall - everyone went crazy!

Huawei laptop deal: not ok because... its Huawei branded.

Come on. Stop acting like you really careSmiling Face With Open Mouth And Cold Sweat
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chrissssss wrote: Honestly don't understand the all the hates against huawei for privacy. They are like one of the most scrutinized company because of its tie to China and those 'stealing data's accusations are baseless. Companies like google have much more data about you. I think this is a pretty attractive package but then I'm not a fan of that aesthetics, too similar to macbook. A Matt black thinkpad looks more sleek imo.
enough said, thank you
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j_lainis71449 wrote: Buy a MacBook. Don't waste money on a Huawei. They may be surveillance you who knows
What is Huawei surveillance you for really Smirking Face
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KurumaEbi wrote: At MSRP, 100% has to be Apple M1 laptops. Absolutely no competition right now. And performance gap will probably grow when Apple releases the M1S/M2..
It also depends on use case. If needing speed for rendering/CPU heavy tasks, I think M1 is still the winner by far.

However, with a significant discount like this.. I think one could consider 10th gen Intel if one doesn't require the speed
what's the cheapest M1 laptop and how much?

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