Huawei Matebook X Pro Cool factor 5/5 Usability 5/5 Value for money 5/5 Choosing an ultraportable laptop is a no-brainer for executives, especially those who travel. For a long time portability was a market dominated by Apple’s category-defining MacBook Airs. But a concerted push — and trademark — by Intel for ultraportable machines which run Windows broadened the list of options. Now, the latest, and sexiest, unit on the market is the Huawei Matebook X Pro 2019. This year’s model is a powerhouse in a slinky frame that has a full 10-finger touchscreen. It has the same all-metal unibody as the first model that emerged last year and has a sandblasted finish that has a pleasing feel. The near-borderless 13.9in LCD display has a minimal bezel and cleverly hides the recessed webcam. As slick as it is, the real power is inside, where it has an upgraded eighth-generation Intel Core i7 processor that will run up to 16GB of RAM. The top-end laptop has an Nvidia GeForce MX250 graphics card, w...

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