With a solid data sheet and elegant design, the MagicBook 16 laptop is an ideal machine for telecommuting or working on the go. Currently, it can be found at 699 euros instead of 999 euros on the Honor site thanks to a reduction together with a promo code.
With its fake MacBook airs, the Honor MagicBook 16 laptop is an ideal reference for those who are on a budget, but still want to purchase a machine with an elegant design and above all with good power to multitask smoothly. In addition, this model is even cheaper than usual thanks to a discount linked to a promotional code: all this makes its price drop by 300 euros.
Highlights of the Honor MagicBook 16
- A beautiful Full HD IPS panel upgraded to 144Hz
- A Ryzen 5 5600H with 16 GB of RAM and a 512 GB SSD
- Convenient fast charging
Initially shown at 999 euros, then reduced to 749 euros, the Honor MagicBook 16 is now offered at 699 euros on the Honor site thanks to the promo code A16AMD50. A wireless mouse is offered with this purchase.
A design reminiscent of the MacBook
With its careful finishes, its aluminum frame and its delicacy, the Honor MagicBook 16 shares some common points with Apple’s MacBooks in terms of design. Fortunately, the machine from the Chinese manufacturer is much cheaper, and its contained price does not mean that the brand has neglected its appearance, the proof. Just like MacBooks, the MagicBook 16 is also quite light at just 1.84kg which will make it easily transportable on the go.
The thin-edge screen of this device is not far behind, since it incorporates a 16.1-inch Full HD IPS panel, a more than comfortable diagonal for a large workspace. The brightness can also go up to 300 nits, and the FullView screen allows you to take advantage of a report screen to body by 87.3%. Thus, multitasking will take place without any hassle. Add to that a 144Hz refresh rate and you’ve got very smooth navigation on the computer interface.
On the power side, Honor has opted for an AMD Ryzen 5 5600H processor, with a frequency of 3.3 GHz (increase of up to 4.2 GHz), which, according to the brand, provides a performance gain of up to 26 % compared to the previous generation. and a 16% improvement in graphics performance. You can also count on 16 GB of RAM. With such a configuration, the MagicBook 16, which also natively integrates Windows 11, will be able to offer a good performance, whether it is to chain office tasks, browse the web without problems or even edit photos. A 512GB SSD completes the package to ensure fast load times, fast transfer speeds, and fast boot-ups for your machine. However, this laptop will be a bit limited to run games, since it does not have a GPU designed for it.
As for battery life, the manufacturer promises 8 hours of use on a single charge, which should be enough for a full day of work. But the main advantage of the MagicBook 16 on this side is its 65W fast charge, which offers the possibility of gaining 50% battery life in 30 minutes. For a complete recharge, count 1h30. Finally, for connectivity, you will be entitled to two USB-C ports, two USB 3.2 ports, one HDMI 2.0 port, and one jack.
If you want to discover other references located in the same price range, we invite you now to consult our guide to the best laptops under 1,000 euros at the moment.
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