Huawei’s sub-brand Honor launched several gadgets during the Honor Smart Life launch event in China. Here are some of the noteworthy Honor devices that were launched today.
Honor MagicBook Pro
The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 has a 16.1-inch full-HD IPS display with 1,920×1,080 pixels. Windows 10 Home would be pre-installed with this. The bezels around the screen are slim and also seems bezel-less. It offers a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The MagicBook Pro will be available in two configurations. It comes with either the 10th generation Intel Core i5-10210U processor or the 10th generation Intel Core i7-10510U processor. Both models will have 16GB of RAM and 512GB of SSD. In terms of graphics, it has Nvidia GeForce MX350 GPU with 2GB GDDR5 RAM. It measures 369x234x16.9mm and weighs 1.7kg.
There is a 1-megapixel webcam for video calls and it is equipped on the top bezel. There is also a fingerprint reader on the right side next to the keyboard.
There is a 56Wh battery inside this device and can charge to about 80 percent in one hour. It is said to last around 11.5 hours.
The Honor MagicBook Pro 2020 Core i5 model priced at CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 63,800) and the Core i7 model at CNY 6,699 (roughly Rs. 71,300). Both models come with the same 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. MagicBook Pro 2020 will be available in a single color option i.e Glacier Silver.
Both models are now available for purchase in China via JD.com, VMall, and other major retailers. As of now, there is no official information on availability in international markets.
Honor ViewPad 6
The Honor ViewPad 6 is a tablet comes with 5G support. It features a 10.4-inch display with 2K with 2,000×1,200 pixels resolution and 84 percent screen-to-body ratio.
The tablet has a 13-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture embedded with an LED flash. On the front, it has an 8-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
You get a stylus called “Magic Pencil” with this tablet having 4,096 level pressure sensitivity. It also comes with a Bluetooth connected keyboard. In terms of connectivity, it supports Wi-Fi 6, USB Type-C port, etc.
It is powered by the 7nm octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 985 SoC, coupled with 6GB RAM and 128GB of internal storage. It runs on Magic UI 3.1 based on Android 10. There are no Google Play Services. Therefore, users will have to use Huawei’s AppGallery for the apps.
The Honor ViewPad 6 backed by a 7,250mAh battery with 22.5W fast charging support.
It will be available in Midnight Black, Emerald Green, and Titanium Silver color options.
Honor ViewPad 6 price in China will be announced on June 13. This tablet will be available internationally by next month.
Honor Router 3
Honor officially unveils the Honor Router 3 in the same event as the brand’s first WiFi 6+ router. Honor Router 3 looks similar to the previously launched Huawei AX3 Series WiFi 6+ router except for the base. The router features a total of four antennas.
It is powered by the Lingxiao dual-core processor clocked at 1.2GHz and paired with 128MB of RAM and flash memory.
It measures 242mm x 151.9mm x 40.9 mm in dimensions and weighs 379g.
This router can operate in both 5GHz (2402Mbps) and 2.4GHz (574Mbps) modes simultaneously with a maximum data transmission rate of 3976Mbps.
The Honor 3 router is priced at CNY 219 (roughly Rs. 2,300) and it will also be sold in international markets starting from July 2020.
Vision X1 Smart TV
Honor Vision X1 smart TV comes with different screen sizes and customized 4K UHD with 3840×2160 pixels resolutions. It has a 94 percent screen-to-body ratio and 92 percent DCI-P3 wide color gamut.
This smart TV comes in three sizes like 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch with very thin bezels on all sides.
Vision X1 is powered by the 1.5GHz Honghu 818 quad-core Smart TV processor with Mali G51 GPU. It comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB of internal storage.
The Honor Vision X1 Smart TV runs on Hongmeng OS 1.0. It has an IoT control center to connect smart devices with the TV.
This smart TV is already available for pre-orders in China. The 55-inch model is listed at CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 24,400), while the 65-inch model costs CNY 3,299 (roughly Rs. 35,100). The 55-inch model will go on sale on from June 1 and the 65-inch model is from May 25. The 50-inch model price and availability are yet to unveil.
TWS Earbuds X1
Honor entered the truly wireless earbuds segment with the launch of the new TWS Earbuds X1. It features a dual-microphones, and reduce environmental noise during calls or while listening to music.
The company claims that the charging case and earbuds combo can last up to 24-hours on a single charge. It is one of the highest when compared with other TWS earbuds available in the market today.
It has new binaural synchronous transmission technology that is capable of transmitting audio with minimal latency.
The Honor TWS Earbuds X1 costs CNY 169 (roughly Rs. 1,800).
Honor has also launched a plethora of smart devices like a smart vacuum cleaner, a humidifier, a desk lamp, a bladeless fan, a smart ultra-sonic toothbrush, and a smart kettle.
All the above smart devices launched during the event are falling under Honor’s “smart life ecosystem”. The smart devices will be available via HiHonor, Honor’s eCommerce platform.