According to some Chinese sources, it turns out that Huawei and Honor are ready to enter the gaming laptop market. Moreover, new laptops of this kind can be presented very soon in the current month or in August. First, Honor will introduce its models, followed by Huawei. Although there is no doubt that the laptops will be the same, the difference is only in the brands.
Huawei and Honor are about to launch gaming laptops
Honor brand head Zhao Ming has repeatedly noted that the gaming laptop segment is interesting to the company. In particular, here is one of his comments: “they were planned for a long time, and it was great to sharpen the sword for several years”. Since it took several years to develop new products, it means Huawei will be able to offer something interesting. Finally, we will have an alternative to MSI and Asus gaming laptops that should be interesting and relatively inexpensive. In terms of hardware, the new laptops may include the 10th generation Intel Core H processors and AMD Ryzen 4000H processors, as well as GeForce RTX 20 video cards.
Honor MagicBook Pro 2020
It is worth to mention that recently, Huawei’s Honor brand has announced the Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 edition during its Honor Smart Life event. The new laptop weighs 1.7Kg and is 16.9mm thick, however, what’s more, interesting is fitted underneath.
Under the hood, the Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 boasts an Intel Core i5 or i7 chipsets with 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Moreover, there’s a dedicated GPU to ensure some gaming on this laptop – NVIDIA GeForce MX350 graphics with 2GB of VRAM. These specifications are built around a 16.1-inch FHD display with slim bezels and a 90% screen-to-body ratio. The laptop features a premium aluminum-alloy body and has two custom-made fans to ensure that everything will be cool, even during intense usage. Last but not least, the new 2020 edition features a 56Wh battery that should ensure at least 14 hours.
Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 specs
- 16.1-inch FHD display
- 1.6GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10210U (4.2GHz) / 1.8GHz i7-10510U processor (4.9GHz) with Intel UHD Graphics
- 2GB DDR5 NVIDIA GeForce MX350 GPU
- 16GB DDR4 RAM
- 512GB SSD
- Windows 10 Home
- 1MP HD webcam
- built-in dual digital microphones
- USB Type-C x 1, USB 3.0 (Type A) x 3, HDMI x 1
- Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz) 2×2 MIMO
- Bluetooth 5.0
- 3.5mm audio jack, microphone combo, Dolby Atmos
- 56Wh battery
The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 feature Glacial Silver color and it’s priced at CNY 5,999, approximately ~$842. For that price users will get the Core i5 variant. However, if you’re in for the i7 version, that variant will set you back CNY 6,699, which can be converted into $943.