Honor has always made some pretty solid MacBook-esque laptops in their MagicBook lineup, and when they launched four new smartphones recently Honor also revealed their new Honor MagicBook 16 to our shores. It brings with it some pretty significant upgrades over their previous MagicBook 15 and MagicBook 14 laptops.
Honor MagicBook 16 Malaysia pricing
The Honor MagicBook 16 comes in just one configuration with 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage, and will cost you RM4,299. It’s now available for pre-order on the Honor Malaysia online store as well as their official Shopee and Lazada store.
Furthermore, if you pre-order it from now till the 13th of April, you’ll also be able to snag yourself free gifts worth up to RM1,585, which includes an Honor MagicWatch 2, a copy of Microsoft Office 365 Personal, a wireless mouse, a laptop backpack and a year of Battery Care from Honor.
Honor MagicBook 16 specs
Right off the bat, it’s a pretty large laptop with a 16.1-inch, FHD IPS display in a standard 16:9 configuration. Despite not being a gaming laptop, the MagicBook 16 curiously features a 144Hz high refresh rate, along with 300nits of brightness, a 1000:1 contrast ratio and a 100% coverage of the sRGB colour gamut. The display also comes with TUV Rheinland low blue light certification and has a screen-to-body ratio of 87.3%. Its chassis meanwhile is made of aluminum and the laptop weighs around 1.84kg.
Under the hood, the Honor MagicBook 16 packs an AMD Ryzen 7 5800H, mated to 16GB of 3200MHz DDR4 RAM and a 512GB SSD. There’s no dedicated graphics card though, so you’ll have to make do with the integrated AMD Radeon Graphics. Keeping all that silicon cool is a dual heatpipe and dual fan configuration. It has 56Whr battery that Honor says will last you up to 8 hours of continuous video playback, with the bundled charger able to charge it to 85% in just an hour. You’ll also find it with Windows 11 out of the box.
As for I/O, you get a HDMI 2.0 port, two USB-A 3.2 ports, two USB-C 3.2 ports and a 3.5mm combo audio jack, while for connectivity there’s WiFi 6 and Bluetooth 5.1. The keyboard itself is backlit, while the touchpad measures 120 x 72.2mm. Other features of note include a 720p webcam, stereo speakers, a dual mic array and a fingerprint sensor embedded into the power button. The Honor MagicBook comes in just one colourway, namely Space Gray.