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Honor MagicBook X 16 Series

Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i5-1235U, Intel Alder Lake-P i5-12450H, Intel Raptor Lake-H i5-13500H
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs, Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Display: 16.00 inch
Weight: 1.75kg
Average Score: 79.29% - good
Average of 7 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 90%, performance: 85%, display: 75%, mobility: 75%, workmanship: 78%

 

Honor Magicbook X 16, i5-1235U

Specifications

Honor Magicbook X 16, i5-1235UNotebook: Honor Magicbook X 16, i5-1235U
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-M i5-1235U
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Weight: 1.75kg
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Average Score: 80% - good

Average of 1 scores (from 1 reviews)

 

Reviews

80% Honor Magicbook X 16 Review – Good, But Even Better For Some
Source: Pokde English
The HONOR MagicBook X 16 is a pretty solid laptop for productivity, regardless of whether you’re a student or you’re using this for work. It’s hard to find one with such a high value proposition, especially for a 16-inch laptop, and it gets even more attractive if you’re an HONOR or HUAWEI smartphone user with the Magic-link feature.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 75% mobility: 85% workmanship: 85%

 

Honor MagicBook X 16 2023

Specifications

Honor MagicBook X 16 2023Notebook: Honor MagicBook X 16 2023
Processor: Intel Alder Lake-P i5-12450H
Graphics Adapter: Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Weight: 1.75kg
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Average Score: 73.75% - average

Average of 4 scores (from 11 reviews)

 

Reviews

Honor MagicBook X 16 hands-on impression: Cheap family fun
Source: Laptop Mag English
All-in-all, to most of you nerds reading this, the Honor MagicBook X 16 is a mixed bag. But for the whole family, this is a solid big screen laptop for productivity and binge watching. There’s enough horsepower for running all your basic needs, and thermal management that keeps everything cool. The keyboard and touchpad could do with some work, and we desperately need a better webcam for those Zoom calls. But at the price you’re paying, this is an admirable effort from Honor. So set your expectations accordingly. As a home-based laptop for the parents and kids alike, this will handily do the job.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 09/11/2023
60% Honor MagicBook X16 2023 review: Bring ta-dah to your to-dos
Source: It Pro English
Since entering the laptop market in 2018, Honor has made a modest name for itself as a purveyor of cheap and powerful notebooks. In 2022, the MagicBook 16 proved the brand is doing well for itself, following budget brilliance in the form of MagicBook Pro or MagicBook 14. The MagicBook X16 is the latest in this line of low-price business devices and has big shoes to fill. Much like its less-powerful sibling the MagicBook 16, the Honor MagicBook X16 is an attractive if not especially sleek laptop. Visually, it's very similar to a Macbook, with simple curved edges and a brushed-metal look. Up close and personal, the device feels professional and well put together. It's constructed from aluminum alloy, with a thin bezel around the display At 1.75kg, the MagicBook is on the heavy side. It's noticeably heavier than a Macbook Pro, something of an oddity given its comparatively poor performance when it comes to intensive tasks.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/14/2023
Rating: Total score: 60%

Foreign Reviews

75% Recensione Honor Magicbook X16: Versatile!
Source: Evo smart Italian IT→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/27/2023
Rating: Total score: 75% price: 80% display: 70% mobility: 80%
Experience Honor MagicBook X 16: perfetto per ogni esigenza
Source: Igizmo Italian IT→EN
Positive: Premium design; solid workmanship; decent hardware; nice performance; NFC module.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/24/2023
Recensione HONOR MagicBook X16
Source: Andrea Galeazzi Italian IT→EN
Positive: Compact size; light weight; beautiful display; decent hardware; high performance; comfortable keyboard; decent autonomy.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 11/09/2023
Honor Magicbook X 16: schermo grande e tanta sostanza
Source: Quotidiano Hardware Upgrade Italian IT→EN
Positive: Huge screen; powerful hardware; high performance; affordable price.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/01/2023
60% Honor MagicBook X 16
Source: Les Numeriques French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/29/2023
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 80% display: 80% mobility: 60% workmanship: 60%
100% Test de l’ordinateur portable Honor MagicBook X 16 : un PC performant avec un excellent rapport qualité prix
Source: Le monde numerique French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2023
Rating: Total score: 100% price: 100% performance: 100% workmanship: 90%
Обзор HONOR MagicBook X 16 (BRN-F56). Ноутбук для работы в офисе и в поездках
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Beautiful display; high performance; silent system; metal case; confortable keyboard; fast fingerprint sensor. Negative: Poor webcam; non-expandable RAM; no memory card slot; no Thunderbolt port.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/12/2023
Обзор ноутбука Honor MagicBook X 16 2023 (BRN-F56)
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Excellent display; decent autonomy; powerful processor; 16GB RAM. Negative: Poor set of ports; overheats while using; noisy under loads.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/19/2023
Обзор ноутбука HONOR MagicBook X 16 2023 (BRN-F56): крупнее и мощнее
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; premium design; solid workmanship; metal case; great ergonomics; powerful processor; good cooling system. Negative: Slow SSD storage; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/19/2023

 

Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023

Specifications

Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023Notebook: Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023
Processor: Intel Raptor Lake-H i5-13500H
Graphics Adapter: Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs
Display: 16.00 inch, 16:10, 1920 x 1200 pixels
Weight: 1.75kg
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Average Score: 90% - very good

Average of 2 scores (from 5 reviews)

 

Foreign Reviews

90% HONOR MagicBook X 16 Pro - Обзор моего большого ноутбука
Source: Helpix RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 10/10/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
90% Очень компактный 16" ноутбук с мощнейшим процессором HONOR MagicBook X16 Pro 2023
Source: Ferra.ru RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/31/2023
Rating: Total score: 90%
Обзор ноутбука HONOR MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023 (BRN-G56): нелишние ядра
Source: 3DNews.ru RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; comfortable keyboard; metal case; attractive price. Negative: Slow SSD speed; short battery life.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/18/2023
Обзор ноутбука Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023 (BRN-G56)
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; long battery life; quick charging; bright display; compact size. Negative: Poor set of ports; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/31/2023
Обзор ноутбука Honor MagicBook X 16 Pro 2023 (BRN-G56)
Source: Ixbt RU→EN
Positive: Powerful hardware; high performance; long battery life; quick charging; bright display; compact size. Negative: Poor set of ports; mediocre speakers.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/31/2023

 

Comment

Honor:

In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).


Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

Intel Iris Xe G7 80EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G7 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 80 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

Intel UHD Graphics Xe G4 48EUs: Integrated graphics card in Intel Tiger Lake G4 SoCs based on the new Gen. 12 architecture with 48 EUs (Execution Units / Shader Cluster). The clock rate depends on the processor model. The Tiger Lake chips are produced in the modern 10nm+ process at Intel.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


Intel Alder Lake-M:

i5-1235U: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 2 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 0.9 to 4.4 GHz. The TDP is specified at 15 Watt.

Intel Alder Lake-P:

i5-12450H: Alde Lake based mobile CPU with 4 performance cores and 4 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 12 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks from 1.5 to 4.4 GHz and supports vPro.

Intel Raptor Lake-H:

i5-13500H: On Alder-Lake based mobile CPU with 4 performance cores and 8 efficient cores. The performance cores offer hyper threading, leading to 16 threads that can be processed. The CPU clocks up to 4.7 GHz and supports vPro.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


16.00:

This range for display formats was and is a rarity. It is larger than the general standard of 15 inches, but not yet in the range of large workstations. One usually has higher screen resolutions available, but portability suffers from that.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


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79.29%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2023-09-13)