Honor MagicPad 13 debuts as first IMAX Enhanced tablet with 144 Hz display and Snapdragon 888 chipset
Honor has showcased the MagicPad 13, one of several new devices presented today in the company's home market. While the Magic V2 relies on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, the MagicPad 13 makes do with the older Snapdragon 888, which it combines with 8 GB, 12 GB or 16 GB of RAM and 256 GB or 512 GB of storage. For reference, Honor offers three memory configurations at launch, starting with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage.
Moreover, the MagicPad 13 has a 13-inch display, as its name suggests. According to Honor, the large TFT panel is IMAX Enhanced certified, making it the first tablet to receive the certification. The display combines a native 2,880 x 1,840-pixel resolution with a 144 Hz refresh rate too, as well as Delta E <1 colour deviations, HDR10 support and 700 nits peak brightness.
Furthermore, the MagicPad 13 contains eight speakers within its 7 mm chassis, plus a 10,050 mAh battery that supports 66 W wired charging via its USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-C port. Elsewhere, the tablet has 13 MP rear-facing and 9 MP front-facing cameras, despite the inclusion of two large circular housings on its rear panel. The MagicPad 13 will be available from July 20 in China with Moonlight, Sky Blue and Starry Gray colour options. Honor has priced the MagicPad 13 as follows; there is no word yet on a global launch:
- 8 GB RAM/256 GB storage - CNY 2,999 (~US$416)
- 12 GB RAM/256 GB storage - CNY 3,299 (~US$458)
- 16 GB RAM/512 GB storage - CNY 3,699 (~US$513)