Honor announces MagicBook trio of 16, 16 Pro and V 14
Honor laptops are getting more competitive and feature-rich with each iteration and the latest proof are the just announced MagicBook 16, 16 Pro and V 14. The first two focus on delivering a lightweight experience while V 14 is the high-end flagship model in Honor’s laptop range.
Honor MagicBook V 14
MagicBook V 14 is Honor’s first laptop powered by Intel’s Evo 11 platform. It comes with Intel’s 11-gen processors and NVIDIA Geforce MX450 GPU. There’s a 14.2-inch LTPS LCD touchscreen with 2520 x 1680 pixel resolution, 90Hz refresh rate and 3:2 aspect ratio. The panel covers 100% sRGB color gamut and cranks up to 400nits brightness. There’s a 5MP camera with its own ISP chip for crystal clear video chats, four speakers and four microphones.
The base variant comes with Intel’s Core i5-1132H processor while the higher end model brings a Core i7-11390H processor. There’s up to 16GB LPDDR4x and 512GB PCIe SSD storage. The laptop is outfitted with dual fans and two heat pipes for optimal thermal performance.
The software side is covered by Windows 11 – making the V 14 one of the first laptops on the market with the latest Microsoft OS. The battery department is headlined by a 60Wh cell which is rated at 15 hours of continuous usage.
MagicBook V 14 comes in Star Gray and Glacial Silver colors. The Core i5-1132H version with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage costs CNY 6,199 ($960). The Core i7-11390H version with the same RAM and storage goes for CNY 7,999 ($1,238). First sales in China are scheduled for October 6.
Honor MagicBook 16 and 16 Pro
The new MagicBook 16 series pack 144Hz refresh rate LCDs, AMD Ryzen 7 5800H processors and can be configured with NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3050 GPUs. Both come with 16.1-inch displays that can crank out up to 300 nits of brightness. There’s 16GB DDR4 RAM and 512GB PCIe SSD
I/O consists of 2xUSB-C 3.2, 2xUSB-A 3.2, an HDMI 2.0 port and a headphone jack and mic combo. The software side is covered by Windows 10 Home Edition. The battery on both comes out to 56Wh and you get a bundled 65W USB-C charger.
Honor MagicBook 16
MagicBook 16 starts at CNY 5,199 ($805) while the Pro will go for CNY 6,199 ($960). Both laptops are already up for grabs in China. International availability was not yet detailed.