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Honor MagicBook 14, 15 global versions and Honor Magic Earbuds announced

On: February 25, 2020

Honor has become yet another brand to launch truly wireless buds with the launch of the Honor Magic Earbuds. It was made official alongside other products like the Honor View30 Pro, Honor 9X Pro and Honor MagicBook 14 and 15 ultrabooks for the global audience. Some may feel that it could be a rebranded version of the Freebuds TWS from Huawei. However, the Magic Earbuds are quite different in terms of specs and design. Honor also unveiled the AMD Ryzen 5 powered Honor MagicBook 14 and MagicBook 15 ultrabooks that were first made official in China in November 2019.

Honor Magic Earbuds specifications and price

Honor Magic Earbuds

The Magic Earbuds are equipped with a 10mm driver and three microphones that promise in-call noise cancellation. It is equipped with Bluetooth 5.0 along with support for A2DP 1.3, HFP 1.6 and AVRCP 1.5. Devices running EMUI 10 can be instantly paired with the Magic Earbuds. Only users with EMUI 10 devices can take advantage of automatically playing or pausing music when they are taken on or off. Touch controls like play, pause, next or previous track will work on all phones.

Each earbud of the Magic Earbuds features a 37mAh battery. Each bud weighs only 5.4 grams. The charging case of the device includes a 410mAh battery. It takes around 1.5 hours to charge the case through USB-C. Once charged, it can last for up to three and half hours. The charging case can make it last for up to 13 hours.

Honor will begin with the sales of the Honor Magic Earbuds in April across the globe with a price tag of €129 (~Rs 10,000). It can be bought in colours like Pearl White and Robin Egg.

Honor MagicBook 14 and MagicBook 15 specifications and price

The Honor MagicBook 14 and MagicBook 15 IPS display variants carries support for full HD resolution and an aspect ratio of 16:9. The 14-inch model weighs 1.38kg and it measures 15.9mm in thickness whereas the 15.6-inch notebook weighs 1.53kg and it has a thickness of 16.9mm.

The MagicBook 14 has a 56Wh battery whereas the MagicBook 15.6 has a 42Wh battery. These devices support USB PD 65W fast charging. Both notebooks are driven by AMD Ryzen 5 3500U processor that tags along Radeon RX Vega 8 GPU. The China versions of both laptops featured Ryzen 7 3700U processors and Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics.

The MagicBook 14 and 15 ultrabooks come with 8GB of DDR4 RAM. Both notebooks can be availed in PCIe NVME SSD storage options pf 256GB and 512GB. Both the Windows 10 OS powered notebooks come with other features like Bluetooth 5.0, Wi-Fi, a USB-C port, a USB 3.0 port, a USB 2.0 port, a HDMI port, a fingerprint power button, a pop-up camera and a 3.5mm audio / microphone combo jack. The MagicBook 14 will be available with a starting price of €599 (~Rs, 46,800). Both ultrabooks will be available for purchase by the end of March in regions like the UK, Germany, France and the Czech Republic, among others.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.