The HONOR phones aren’t the only devices that the Huawei sub-brand will be launching in the international markets. Both the HONOR MagicBook 14 and 15.6 will also be unveiled globally. These are the same models that the brand announced last November.
The HONOR MagicBook comes in a 14-inch and a 15.6-inch variant. Both have a 1080p IPS panel with a 16:9 aspect ratio. The two models weigh in at 1.38kg and 1.53kg, respectively and have a slight difference in thickness at 15.9mm and 16.9mm. They come in two colors, Space Gray and Mystic Silver.
The MagicBook 14 packs a much bigger 56W battery while the 15.6-inch variant has a 42W battery. They are charged via USB PD at 65W through the sole USB-C port. The company claims a full battery offers 9.5 hours of video playback.
At the helm of the notebooks is either an AMD Ryzen 3500U or 3700U. Both are built on a 12nm process and based on the Zen+ architecture. They come with integrated AMD Vega 8 and Vega 10 graphics, respectively.
There are options as well for storage configuration goes – either 8GB or 16GB of DDR4 RAM and a 256GB or 512GB PCIe SSD.
It gets quite the variety of I/O too for an ultrabook. There’s two USB Type-A ports (one USB 2.0 and one 3.0) with the Type-C port earlier mentioned. It also has an HDMI port and a 3.5mm audio and microphone jack.
The webcam of the MagicBook is quite unique being hidden away in the F-row of the keyboard. It needs to be pressed for it to pop-out.
The HONOR MagicBooks will be released in Europe. Well, the UK, Germany, France, and the Czech Republic will be first by the end of March. Pricing is only set at a minimum of EUR 600; which gives you 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD, and a Ryzen 3500U in the MagicBook 14.