The new Honor MagicBook laptops made their appearance on the official store and, animated by AMD processors, go to keep company, in the 14 and 15 inch cuts, to the already known 16 ” model, always under the aegis of Windows 11 Home.
Honor announces the new MagicBook 14 and 15, with AMD Ryzen 5 5500U processors

Always active in terms of announcements, as demonstrated last week with the launch of the new Play6T, the former rib of Huawei, Honor, is also appreciated in the field of notebooks, characterized by a good relationship between quality and price, as also confirmed in this regard. of the new MagicBook 14 and 15 which, alongside the already well-known 16-inch model, also benefit the Italian market.

The MagicBook 14 (322.5 x 214.8 x 15.9 mm for 1.38 kg) and 15 (357.8 x 229.9 x 16.9 mm for 1.54 kg) share almost the entire data sheet, starting from the thin aluminum chassis available in Space Gray and Mystic Silver colors. On the sides of the camera body, the two notebooks have a 3.5 mm headphone and microphone jack with support for CTIA and OMTP standards, three USBs (one 2.0, one 3.2, one Type-C), and one HDMI.

Wide open, the chassis of the MagicBook 14 and 15 allows you to admire, with the option of tilting it 180 ° (laying it on a flat surface to share content), a display that is always a FullView LCD (contained frames) resolved in FullHD (1920 × 1080 pixels), with 300 nits of brightness, 100% coverage on the sRGB color space, 1000: 1 contrast ratio, TÜV Rheinland low emission certifications for blue light and anti-flicker, and 16: 9 aspect ratio .

In the 14 “model the screen-to-body is 84% ​​and the pixel per inch (PPI) value is 141 while, in the 15”, the screen-to-body is 87% and the PPI are 157 Due to the narrow bezels, the manufacturer has again opted for the pop-up webcam, hidden between the keys at the top of the keyboard, backlit and full-size, with fingerprint scanner in the power key and Fn + combination. P for Performance Mode.

The latter detail betrays a performance boost that is possible for a double level of reasons. On the one hand, Honor has taken great care of heat dissipation, with two copper heatpipes and an enlarged fan to move 36% more air than in the past. Furthermore, the efficient AMD Ryzen 5 5500 processors, belonging to the U series, intervene as the brain, together with the integrated Radeon GPUs, to obtain 10 hours of navigation, or 11 hours of local video playing at 1080p, from the battery, always 56 Wh, chargeable from 0 to 65% in one hour, thanks to the 65W charger.

The mnemonic set-ups provide 8/16 GB for RAM, Dual-Channel DDR4 type, with NVMe SSD storage, with PCIe interface, with 256 or 512 GB of capacity. On the connectivity side, the MagicBook 14 and 15, optimized with the Windows 11 Home operating system enriched by the multi-screen collaboration function (with Honor smartphone), boast Bluetooth 5.1 and Wi-Fi 6 with 2 × 2 MU-MIMO antennas while , in favor of the audio segment, the symmetrical stereo speakers and the dual microphone array are appreciated to better capture the speaker’s voice.

In the distribution field, the MagicBook 15, in pre-order from 7 April at the price of 799.90 euros (8 + 12 GB) on the official website of the brand, thanks to a promo, valid from 14 to 21 April, can be discounted by 200.90 euros. (599 euros final). The 14-inch model, instead priced at 749.90 euros (8 + 256 GB), is in pre-order from April 14, again on the official store, with the coupon, for the discount of 150.90 euros, which will be applicable from 21 to April 28.


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