Along with its flagship smartphone Honor 10, China-based Huawei‘s sub-brand Honor also launched its new notebook — Honor MagicBook. One of the highlights of the notebook is that it can provide up to 12 hours of work time on a single charge.
According to the company, the Honor MagicBook has been built on the philosophy and attitude of a mobile smartphone. Further, the company said that it has been designed to be trendy and offer powerful performance, smart experience, and reliable quality.
It features a 14-inch anti-glare display with a screen-to-body ratio of 81 percent and a border of just 5.2mm. There’s also something called professional eye mode, which is aimed at professionals.
The laptop comes powered by Intel‘s eight-generation Core i7 -8550U processor, which is said to offer 40 percent better performance compared to the seventh-generation chipset. There’s also Nvidia MX150 2GB GDDR5 graphics processor.
There’s also another variant of the laptop which comes with Intel Core i5 processor along with Nvidia MX150 2GB GPU. While the Core i7 variant comes with 8GB RAM and 256GB SSD, the Core i5 model packs 4GB RAM and 256GB SSD.
The notebook also supports 180-degree angle opening and closing of the lid and comes equipped with a full-size custom keyboard. It has 1.3mm key-range as well as a three-level backlight. There’s also customized mic mute switch, custom shortcuts, Wi-Fi switch, and independent Fn Lock key.
As said, one of the highlights of the Honor MagicBook is that it comes with a 57Wh battery which the company says can provide 12 hours of native 1080p video playback, 12 hours of web browsing, and 13 hours of document processing.
The device also comes equipped with four speakers with high-bass that also supports the Dolby Sound System. It comes with built-in 2×2 MIMO dual-antenna Wi-Fi and supports 360-degree shielding interference. There’s a fingerprint reader placed on the right side of the keyboard. According to the company, it can unlock the laptop in 0.9 seconds.
The Honor MagicBook will be available in three color options — Glacier Silver, Star Grey, and Nebula Violet. The company has promised to offer a 2-year warranty on the purchase of this laptop. While the Core i7 model is priced at 5,699 Yuan (approximately $908), the Core i5 variant is priced at 4,999 Yuan, which roughly converts to $796.
The laptop will be available for pre-orders starting today at 05:00 PM local time in China and will go on sale from 23rd April. The company is offering a discount of about 200 Yuan (~ $32) for the first sale. Currently, there is no information available regarding the availability of Honor MagicBook in other regions.