The Huawei company’s own brand, Honor, has come up with it’s first laptop called Honor MagicBook in China. Looking at the laptop, one may call it a replica of Apple’s MacBook. The metal body and sleek design with edge finishing like MacBook may confuse someone to believe it’s a MacBook. The MagicBook has a reduced bezel which provides 81% screen-to-body ratio. Recently, HP launched world’s first detachable Chromebook which features very competitive feaures.
When it comes to it’s price, the Honor MagicBook is priced CNY 5,699 (Approx. INR 60,000) for the Intel Core i7 processor while the i5 Intel Core processor variant is priced CNY 4,999 (Approx. 52,600). The notebook is available in 3 color variants viz; Glacier Silver, Star Grey and Nebula Violet. The pre-order for the MagicBook has already started and the sale commences from today i.e. April 23. The company hasn’t revealed the availability or the launch of the product in the global market.
It sports a 14-inch Full HD display with display resolution of 1920x1080px and 5.2mm bezel. The MagicBook is powered by Intel Core 8th Generation i7-8550U processor paired with 8GB RAM. With regards to the Graphic Processing Unit, the notebook features Nvidia GeForce MX150 Graphic Card and comes with 256GB SSD onboard. Although it is sleek and slim to 15.8mm, it encompasses 57.4 Wh battery which the company claims to provide 12 hours of use.
The notebook also sports webcam for video calling. On the audio front, it features Dolby Atmos enabled 4 speakers and a mic too for sound recording. On the connectivity front, the MagicBook features Type C USB port along with USB Type-A 3.0 and USB Type-A 2.0, HDMI port, 2×2 MIMO dual antenna WiFi, Bluetooth and 3.5mm Audio Jack. For file transfer between a Huawei device like smartphone and the Honor MagicBook, Magic-link app can help the user in doing that. Sensors onboard are the fingerprint sensor and other. The hinges used in the MagicBook allows the user to fold the lid to 180-degree which may be helpful for group viewing. It weighs 1.47g while measures 323x221x15.8mm.