Honor just launched its latest Honor 9X and Honor 9X Pro smartphones at an event in China today. The Chinese company also unveiled a new laptop, called Honor MagicBook Pro. It is the successor to last year’s MagicBook. Honor is selling the notebook in Glacial Silver color option. It offers a 16.1-inch full-screen display, an 8th-gen Intel processor and more. Here’s everything you need to know. Also Read - Honor 9X, Honor 9X Pro with Kirin 810 SoC, pop-up selfie cameras launched: Price, features
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The Honor MagicBook Pro is priced at RMB 5,499 (approximately Rs 55,100) in China. This price is for the Intel Core-i5-powered model with 8GB RAM and 512GB storage option. The Intel Core-i7 powered variant will cost RMB 6,199 (approximately Rs 62,125). For the price, one will get 8GB RAM and 512GB storage version. The top-end Core i7 (16GB RAM + 1TB storage) version carries a price tag of RMB 7,999 (approximately Rs 80,170). The device will go on sale in China from July 29. Also Read - Honor 9X Pro features including liquid cooling and extended Wi-Fi teased hours before launch
Honor MagicBook Pro features, specifications
The Honor MagicBook Pro comes with a 16.1-inch full-screen display along with 16:9 aspect ratio, and 90 percent screen ratio. The panel operates at 1920×1080 pixels resolution. Under the hood, the device packs an 8th-generation Intel Core i7-8565U processor. The SoC is claimed to be 40 percent faster than its predecessor. The processor is backed by NVIDIA GeForce MX250 discrete graphics.
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The device reportedly comes with seven temperature sensors that monitor the internal temperature of the fuselage on a real-time basis. The Honor MagicBook Pro features a 56Wh battery. The company claims that the new laptop can deliver around 14 hours of battery life on a single charge. It has a built-in dual-antenna WLAN as well with a maximum speed of 1733Mbps. Furthermore, the MagicBook Pro also offers support for Magic Link 2.0 connection, touch screen, and a few other functions.
The device packs a full-size backlit keyboard. One will also find a camera on the front hidden inside the middle key, which pops up when the key is pressed. Additionally, the laptop supports one-touch screen recording function, a 3.5mm audio jack, Dolby Atmos and more. Connectivity options include one USB Type-C, three USB 3.0 (Type A) and one HDMI port.