Even if there are not really bad choices in laptops anymore, it is important to know that some models are more intended for multimedia, and others more for games.Price and type of technology alone do not justify the choice of a model.So we ran tests on Huawei MateBook i5 10210U to find out what it was worth.
This article is therefore composed according to functions; What is the purpose of this model?
MateBook i5 10210U adapted to surf the internet?
Chances are that your daily use is not limited to surfing the Internet, and that you need the other functions as well.This laptop will ensure that the tasks you perform will be reliable and trouble-free for years to come.A fairly powerful multi-processor, but one that won’t require you to take out a credit to pay for it.You only have to take it in your hand to see that the material is of quality.
A laptop that meets all the requirements! This is what the MateBook i5 10210U from Huawei seems to be.
The screen is quite large, with 15.6 inches. Not necessarily easy to carry around. The processor chosen for this model is a Intel Core i5-10210U. Considering that the components evolve very quickly, Huawei offers a laptop of good quality that will remain a good choice over several years. A logical decision in relation to the intended use of this computer: surfing the Internet and sufficient computing power. A standard equipment with 8 Gb of RAM. It’s the certainty that the computer will work better and longer.
The 256 Gb make this laptop a mid-range laptop in terms of available space. Almost the same as its competitors and what is currently done on the market, you will have room to store. Considering the offers currently available in terms of public cloud, and your internet usage, it is highly likely that you will never completely fill the disk space of this laptop.
Finally, thanks to an autonomy of 10 hours, you will have enough time to browse the web in Internet browsing mode with active Wifi. That’s a good thing in case you want to take it on vacation. Incidentally, you will have all the more pleasure to use it for a long time because of its very pleasant screen.
The MateBook i5 10210U- the right model for streaming and videos ?
High quality, the engineers of Huawei have chosen to make this MateBook i5 10210U the top of the range for leisure uses: movies, music, photos. You will benefit from an unparalleled comfort of use. Among all the laptops of the moment, it appeared to us as one of the best for multimedia use. In this section we will look at features such as screen size, resolution, built-in speakers.
For this model, Huawei thought big. Large by size, with 15.6 inches and a high resolution of 2160×1440. Because of its wide screen, it is perfectly designed for watching movies. The color contrast is sharp, and the image is bright, no matter from what angle you look at it.
One of the disadvantages of this size, however, is the overall weight: 1.3 kg that will have to be transported.
Like the majority of the laptops screen on the market, this model is equipped with the glossy finish. MateBook i5 10210U will be ideal for movies, photos and games in a dark or half light environment because you will have the means to control light intensity. On the other hand, you may feel visually tired after 2 or 3 hours of viewing.
As far as sound is concerned, the card equipment and speakers have been integrated into this MateBook i5 10210U. We tested it with movies and music at maximum volume. Even if the result is good, be aware that even the best laptops will never beat a hi-fi system on this point. In short, it is relevant here to consider buying additional speakers if you are very sensitive to the quality of this function.
This MateBook i5 10210U, equipped with a processor Intel Core i5-10210U, corresponds to a price/power ratio in the average, sufficient for a dedicated multimedia use. With this, you are sure to have a scalable product (if needed), and that will fit perfectly with your peripherals (speakers, video projectors, etc…). You won’t have to worry about launching your audio and video applications.
With NVIDIA GeForce MX250, ahigh-performance graphics card, a dedicated memory of 8 Gb of RAM, you can watch movies, with smooth images, possibly retouch photos or edit video. Not good enough for 3D imaging professionals, but good enough for most of us.
Few possibilities will be offered to you for the connection part. Indeed, it MateBook i5 10210U has only 2 ports. Not enough to connect everything; you’ll have to choose.
A laptop usually has an autonomy of several hours.With 10 hours of autonomy, it is one of the best models in its range. What a pleasure it is not to have to check the battery level on a regular basis!
The MateBook i5 10210U to use while travelling.
It MateBook i5 10210U is certainly a laptop, but not really portable and certainly not intended for those who travel. It doesn’t seem to have been a priority when they designed this model Huawei. Having tested this laptop in situations as diverse as traveling, in a suitcase between shirts and jeans, while traveling between home and work, on a family weekend, here’s what you should remember.
In other words, leave it at home and only take it for occasional short trips.
Its weight of 1.3 Kg makes it easy to move. It is one of the lightest in its class. It’s difficult to get a large screen and a light weight for a laptop. For 15.6 inches, on the other hand, it allows you to have a clear display when you want to browse the internet or write e-mails.
Unless perhaps you are used to working in dimly lit areas, you will not be bothered by the absence of a backlit keyboard. Not really necessary.
Equipped with a glossy slab, it provides very good visual comfort. Its screen displays good image definition and beautiful colours. On the other hand, this last characteristic will be less interesting for outdoor use because of the sun reflections that will occur.
Unfortunately it is not equipped with anti-reflective tiles. It would have allowed a better use of this model outdoors.
The energy consumed by the processor Intel Core i5-10210U is in the average currently.
However, please note that the autonomy indicated by Huawei must be reduced. Rather count on 70% of this value in standard use; the more you use the processor, the lower the figure will be.
With this laptop and its autonomy of 10 hours, you have in fact one of the best models of the moment.
Because of its probable use for travel, this laptop was thought to be thin and light with a SSD hard drive of 1 256 Gb. SSDs are much faster and lighter, and have no moving parts. With no moving mechanical parts, there is less risk of brittleness and produced heat .For those who will need more space, this MateBook i5 10210U will require the purchase of an external drive, as a permanent home for photos, music and your movie collection.
When it comes to taking your laptop with you, it will seem safer to do so only occasionally. Its size does not invite you to carry it everywhere you go. The main reason is its 15.6 inches, which makes it one of the largest in its class; every move, with its weight, may be difficult.
The manufacturer offers only a few connection options, with only 2 connectors. He’s one of the far less equipped laptops around right now.
With the bluetooth functionality of this model you can also simply connect with your loved ones’ devices.
According to our analysis, we think it is better not to bring this MateBook i5 10210U on holiday.
The MateBook i5 10210U to make audio or video editing.
The use of a laptop for audio or video editing requires a high-performance product. Clearly, this MateBook i5 10210Ucorresponds perfectly to the need related to this use. Whether in terms of computing speed or memory capacity, Huawei has designed an interesting product. This laptop will facilitate multitasking, and you will be able to simultaneously run applications such as Photoshop, Magix Video or Vegas pro with an operating Windows 10 system.
Generally speaking, for occasional use, the choice of processor Intel Core i5-10210U makes it possible. With its 8 Gb of RAM, it has enough memory for image processing. This model comes with a pre-installed software suite by default. And in case you want to go further, you will be able to do so provided you add a bit of memory.
This model contains an SSD for the operating system and backup part. As a reminder, an audio and video editing use, involves a large capacity hard disk drive for storage, and speed of execution with an SSD. The MateBook i5 10210U allows a price reduction with this choice, with an available space of 256 Gb. It’s a product that provides enough space to save all your audio and video creations.
As with many laptops, autonomy is a delicate subject. Being only on batteries, you have 10 hours of autonomy at your disposal. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment.
Concerning the solutions of the usb ports, Huawei made the choice of economy by not installing a usb 3. It implies more time when you decide to transfer your files to an external drive.
It MateBook i5 10210U is consequently well designed for this type of use. Perfectly designed for audio video use. In summary an excellent choice in this price range.
The MateBook i5 10210U for online or local games.
Considering that today’s games involve a lot of fast movements, with thousands of calculations per second and requiring a lot of resources, this laptop can be made for that. Gone are the days of having to play where the computer is fixed; now you can play anywhere. On this MateBook i5 10210U, Huawei has implemented a cooling system perfectly dimensioned for advanced uses of online games.
The higher the resolution of the image, the more detailed the visual rendering will be. This model is proposed in resolution 2160×1440, that is to say one of the best on the market.
The graphics NVIDIA GeForce MX250 card and processor Intel Core i5-10210U will be sufficient to fill your screen. Thanks to the technical elements installed on this laptop, the card NVIDIA GeForce MX250 and the processor Intel Core i5-10210U are raised to a very good level.
For the vast majority of users, this brings a result perfectly adapted to most of the games of the moment.
The huge advantage of choosing a gamer laptop is that they are able to do everything very quickly. This model is one of the most powerful of the moment, it will be able to make very complex calculations and display your games in a fluid and realistic way.
With its 256 Gb of space, this MateBook i5 10210U is on a level playing field with its competitors. Useful for local games; as there are still many of them, even though online games are progressing.
For Wi-Fi technology, Huawei decided to make the use of the 5GHz wireless band possible. More speed for those living in full Wi-Fi areas.
Even if the weight is not very important when you use it for games, know that this model is one of the lightest of the market with its 1.3 Kg.
An excellent autonomy of 10 hours, will allow you to play almost anywhere.
Clearly, a good quality rendering on the graphics, a size of 15.6 inches, thin and rather light (1.3 Kg), make this MateBook i5 10210U an excellent one for a video game use. Be aware that in addition, you will benefit from an autonomy of 10 hours. Perfect for a sustained gaming session!
MateBook i5 10210U the right choice for office automation ?
In case your unique and main everyday use is a tool for office automation, Huawei may have put a rather low computer on the market. Here are the main reasons.
If you’re already a Linux or Apple user, your choice will probably head for this laptop. In this case, it is Windows 10.
One of the big advantages of a laptop is naturally its ability to follow you when you’re on the move. This model weighs 1.3 Kg, which is the best at the moment.
The numeric keypad is not present on this model. In fact, if you want one, it will be necessary to buy a pad connected via the usb port.
No anti-reflective treatment on this MateBook i5 10210U. The disadvantage of this is that the same light may tire you out over time. Concerning light intensity, is is: not so good for eye comfort and work, but powerful in the dark to watch videos.
Under normal conditions of use, i.e. during the day, you will have no difficulty with the absence of a backlit keyboard.
About storage, this model has average space . Equipped with a hard drive of 256 Gb, it will give you the possibility to store all your documents locally.
So, in summary, it appears that it MateBook i5 10210U is less interesting than its competitors. Or for occasional use, knowing that due to its technical characteristics it will be obsolete in less than 3 years.
The MateBook i5 10210U – in summary
Hard to do very well for all purposes; in any case this computer is doing well. The MateBook i5 10210U’ is average but will do the job very well.
Simply put, we were not convinced for uses such as :
– travel use
– office tasks
In summary, we advise this model for :
– surfing on the internet
– listening to music and watching videos
– making audio and video editing
– playing video games