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March 19, 2020

HONOR Launches HONOR MagicBook 14 in UK: Sleek and Lightweight Laptop in a Powerfully Compact Package

Offer long-lasting battery and ultra-fast performance for creators on-the-go

HONOR Launches HONOR MagicBook 14 in UK: 
Sleek and Lightweight Laptop in a Powerfully Compact Package

[LONDON, 19 MARCH] – HONOR launches the HONOR MagicBook 14, following its global launch in February. Portability and multi-device connectivity are becoming a trend in the European market and according to research conducted by Canalys1, 41% of surveyed respondents carry more than one smart device while at work or on-the-go. In keeping with HONOR’s 1+8+N IoT strategy, an ecosystem that integrates one smartphone, eight categories of additional connected products and a wide range of third-party linked devices, the global launch of the HONOR MagicBook Series is a key milestone to reinforce the brand’s commitment to creating all-scenario intelligence. HONOR MagicBook 14 boosts its compact, thin and lightweight design, catering to young people on-the-go and equipped with up to 10-hour of battery life, FullView display with maximized screen-to-body ratio, powerful core for ultra-fast performance and enhanced graphics, as well as smart interconnectivity between HONOR smartphone and the laptop.

10-Hour Battery Life in a Lightweight, Compact Body

Sleek and lightweight, HONOR MagicBook 14 weighs just 1.38kg2 and is 15.9mm3 thick, fitting easily in most bags, allowing users to enjoy ultimate portability and unparalleled performance on the go. Powered by a massive 56Wh high energy density battery, HONOR MagicBook 14 offers 10 hours of standalone productivity without stopping4. A fully charged HONOR MagicBook 14 can respectively power 10 hours of office tasks, 9.5 hours of local 1080P video playback and 9.4 hours of continuous web browsing. Users can rely on its durable, first-rate performance, even when travelling on extended journeys.

Equipped with a compact Type-C charger with 65W fast charging capability, the HONOR MagicBook 14 can reach 46% charge in just half an hour5. To ensure optimal safety in all conditions, the supercharge capability is protected by a fail-safe overheating mechanism in which it automatically cuts off power when necessary. Weighing just 160g, the charger is super portable and is comparable in size to a phone charger. The versatile charger with dual Type-C ports serves as a cable for data transfer, eliminating the need for carrying multiple chargers and cables when leaving the house.

To showcase the laptop’s superior battery life, HONOR has also built a charging system capable of powering an electric quad bike, using just five HONOR MagicBook 14 units. Within an hour, approximately 180Wh was transferred from the five HONOR MagicBook 14 into the quad bike to allow the e-vehicle to drive 5km in distance.

Stunning Minimalist Design Complements a FullView Display

Available in Space Gray and Mystic Silver, HONOR MagicBook 14 is perfect for fashion forward, design conscious individuals. The minimalist aluminum chassis sets against the newly designed, striking blue chamfered edges and diamond-cut waistline. A crystalline diamond CNC machine is used to create a decorative beveled edge, and its stunning blue sheen, giving the HONOR MagicBook 14 its beautiful, distinctive lines.

Going beyond the conventional restriction on bezel size, HONOR MagicBook 14 features 4.8mm ultra-narrow bezels on three sides, maximizing the screen-to-body ratio to 84% in a compact body. The 1980 x 1080P fully laminated screen reduces the reflection of light off the LCD panel, creating an immersive, and true-to-life display even under direct sunlight. In addition, the TÜV Rheinland certified display reduces excessive blue light for safer, more comfortable reading. Together with a close to 180-degree hinge, users can set their display at a range of angles, providing a comfortable viewing experience.

Powerful Core and Enhanced Privacy

Designed to handle the most challenging usage scenarios, including rigorous office multi-tasking and heavy gaming, HONOR MagicBook 14 is packed with the AMD Ryzen™ 5 3500U mobile processor with Radeon™ Vega 8 Graphics, and 8GB DDR4 dual-channel RAM, offering smooth and seamless performance for even the most complex of tasks. HONOR MagicBook 14 also comes with an ultra-fast PCIe NVMe SSD storage drive that has up to five times faster reading speed than a standard SATA SSD drive6, boosting productivity to the maximum.

HONOR MagicBook 14 features an innovative and efficient S-shaped blade design. Compared to the previous version, the number of blades in the laptop is increased by 49% for more effective flow. Its unique fan blade design reduces noise and increased heat dissipation by up to 38%7, maintaining a comfortable temperature in all environments.

Privacy is as important as design and performance on the laptop. The device comes equipped with a pop-up webcam that is discreetly hidden underneath the camera button on the keyboard. Users can simply tap on the camera button on the keyboard to make the webcam pop up when they need it. This serve as a unique privacy safeguard which protects against remote hijacking and peeping. Furthermore, the fingerprint power button which enables instant access from startup to desktop directly for a more secure and effortless login experience.

HONOR Magic-Link 2.0: Cross-device Multitasking and Multi-Screen Collaboration

HONOR MagicBook 14 retains the original HONOR Magic-Link offering an upgraded version with Multi-Screen Collaboration capability, making it easier than ever to work between your smartphone and laptop. Users can now do cross-collaboration between their HONOR smartphone and HONOR MagicBook 14 with a simple tap. Magic-Link 2.0 allows users to share the smartphone screen and files on the laptop; users can drag, drop and edit their files, using the same keyboard and mouse8. The laptop also allows users to pick up exactly where they left off without having to jump between devices. Multitasking has become easier than ever.

Available in Space Gray and Mystic Silver, the HONOR MagicBook 14 will go on sale in Amazon and Argos from 7th April with prices starting from £549.99

HONOR MagicWatch 2: EasyFit Series straps and new functions

HONOR today introduced the EasyFit Series watch straps, made exclusively for the HONOR MagicWatch 2, which will be available in two sizes - 46mm and 42mm. With eight new colors available and different strap materials to choose from, including fluoroelastomer (an eco-friendly hypoallergenic material) and high-quality Italian leather, you can customize your watch based on your specific activities and different outfits for any occasion. There are six colors available for the fluoroelastomer, including Daylight Yellow, Olive Green, Reef Blue, Sky Blue, Lilac Purple, and Camellia Pink, and two colors, Wonderland Green and Wizard Purple, for the leather strap. The EasyFit Series straps will be available in UK soon.

The Female Cycle Tracker allows women to be more informed about their menstrual cycle by using the app to track their periods, record symptoms and be on top of their next period start date. The period-tracking calendar also allows user to compare their data in one place. Furthermore, users can opt-in to receive push notifications before the predicted cycle start date. With the enhanced SpO2 monitor, fitness enthusiasts can monitor their oxygen saturation level in the blood stream during a workout. The HONOR MagicWatch 2 will be upgraded with the SpO2 via over-the-air software from the end of March 20209.

HONOR Magic Earbuds: New frontier of wireless accessories

HONOR also introduced the HONOR Magic Earbuds, the ultimate truly wireless earbuds for fitness fans that combine the Hybrid Active Noise Cancelling Technology with a secure fit that can last through any workout. Its built-in triple microphones have adaptive ambient noise cancelling technology that allows excellent call quality. Furthermore, it is equipped with a 10mm driver unit to deliver exceptional bass quality for music lovers. The HONOR Magic Earbuds would come to UK market soon.

1Research was conducted by Canalys in February 2020
2This is the weight of the lightest version of the HONOR MagicBook 14 series. Weight of other versions may vary depending on actual product differences.
3 The thickness does not include foot pad. Actual measurement of thickness may vary depending on actual product differences.
4Based on results from HONOR lab tests with 150 nits brightness using the MobileMark 2014 test standards. Battery capacity of 56Wh is rated as typical value. The actual battery life depends on actual usage situations.
5The charging data comes from the HONOR lab test results. With temperature at 25° C and relative humidity at 45%-80%, HONOR 65W charger with original charging cable can charge battery of HONOR MagicBook 14 in sleep mode from 1% to 46% in 30 minutes. Actual data may vary depending on individual product differences, usage habits, and environment factors.
6Data from HONOR internal laboratories. Actual usage may vary depending on usage and other factors.
7Data from HONOR internal laboratories. Actual usage may vary depending on usage and other factors.
8This feature is only supported on HONOR MagicBook 14 Series with PC Manager version or above that have installed related drivers provided by PC Manager. This feature is only compatible with selected NFC-enabled smartphones meeting following conditions: HUAWEI phones running EMUI 10 or above; or HONOR phones running EMUI 10 or Magic UI 3.0 or above.
9SpO2 monitor is not designed to be a medical device, and is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. All data and measurements should be used for personal reference only.