Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 has been launched in China as the Huawei sub-brand's latest notebook. The notebook was unveiled at the Smart Life Product Launch event held on May 18. It is a refresh of the Honor MagicBook Pro from last year with upgraded internals but no apparent changes to the design. The thin and light laptop is powered by the 10th generation Intel core CPUs and a discrete Nvidia graphic card. The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 comes with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD for storage with Windows 10 pre-installed. Additionally, Honor also unveiled the Vision X1 series of smart TVs.
The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 has been priced at CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 63,800) for the Core i5 model and at CNY 6,699 (roughly Rs. 71,300) for the Core i7 model. Both the variants come with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. There is a single colour option for the MagicBook Pro 2020 – Glacier Silver. For a limited time, there is a CNY 400 (roughly Rs. 4,200) discount on both models.
The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 comes with a 16.1-inch full-HD (1,920x1,080 pixels) IPS display and Windows 10 Home pre-installed. The bezels around the screen are slim, offering a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio. It is available with either the 10th generation Intel Core i5-10210U processor or the 10th generation Intel Core i7-10510U processor. Both models come with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD. Graphics are handled by the discrete Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU with 2GB GDDR5 RAM.
There is a 1-megapixel webcam for video calls that is hidden under a key between the F6 and F7 function keys. The keyboard is flanked by speakers on either side and there is also a fingerprint reader next to the keyboard on the right side. For connectivity, there is a USB Type-C port, three USB 3.0 ports, an HDMI port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. There is a 56Wh battery that, according to the Vmall listing, can charge to about 80 percent in one hour. The MagicBook Pro 2020 is said to last around 11.5 hours. It measures 369x234x16.9mm and weighs 1.7kg.
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