After much anticipation, Honor finally unveiled its Honor MagicBook X14 2023 and X16 2023 laptops in India. While the former is a more iterative upgrade over the one launched early this year, the second is a higher upgrade. The Honor MagicBook X16 is the real upgrade and arrives a neat new member for the family.
Honor MagicBook X14 and X16 specs and features
The Honor MagicBook X14 2023, as aforementioned, is an iterative upgrade over the same model launched earlier this year. It comes with a 14-inch Display with thin bezels, Full HD+ resolution, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and 300 nits of peak brightness. The same specs are available in the Honor MagicBook X16, the obvious difference is the 16-inch panel on this model. Both laptops come with a metal unibody design, and have a fingerprint scanner embedded in the power button. The top of the display serves as a house for the webcam.
Both laptops come with a full-sized backlit keyboard. However, the Honor MagicBook X16 also includes a full num pad. They sport stereo speakers and feature Nahimic immersive gaming audio. This feature will recognize different playback content and adapt to the screen’s sound effects. As its name clearly states, the goal is to make the whole experience more immersive.
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When it comes to the hardware, the MagicBook X14 2023 and X16 2023 boast a 12th-gen Intel Core i5 Processor. So, in terms of performance, both are pretty much similar. They also have up to 16 GB of RAM and 512 GB of SSD storage. They draw power from the same 60Wh battery with 65W charging. Honor states that this battery provides 9 hours of intense usage. There is a Type-C charger included in the package. In terms of software, they run on Windows 11 OS with the Honor Device Clone feature. It allows you to quickly move from different Honor laptops regardless of their Windows versions.
The laptops come with dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Pricing and Availability
In India, the Honor MagicBook X14 2023 will sell between INR 48,990 ($597,14) and INR 51,990 ($633) for the 8GB/512GB and 16GB/512GB versions, respectively. The same variants of the X16 will cost INR 50,900 ($620) and INR 53,990 ($658,09), respectively. Both laptops are up on Amazon.in., and if you have an HDFC Bank credit card, there is an INR 2,500 discount.
Honor is trying to take the world by storm with its excellent products. The brand launched the excellent Honor Magic5 Pro to global audiences a few months ago. You can find more details about it here.