The Simple Thin And Light Performance Notebook Honor Magicbook 14 Sharp Dragon Version Review


[Bestbuy618 Notebook Channel] Mobile phones are a popular digital product for everyone, and while there has been talk of cell phones replacing computers in recent years, it is still difficult to replace computers as productivity tools. A friend asked me what office computers were worth buying as the smoke cleared shortly after the double 11 period. Honor officially released Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition on November 26, the notebook is configured with a 14-inch 1080P screen and equipped with AMD’s latest generation of Dragon 7 3700U processor, Radeon RX Vega 10 Graphics card, with 8GB DDR4 dual-channel memory, and 512GB capacity solid state drive.

I got the glacier silver glory MagicBook 14 sharp dragon edition notebook, glory will HONOR LOGO logo design to the A side of the notebook, the unique blue LOGO and diamond cut blue edge echo, for this minimalist design language of the notebook to add a more recognizable personality, in line with the current fashion trends of young people.

Using cell phone technology, the Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition reduces the left, right, and top bezels of the B-side screen to 4.8mm, effectively “stuffing” a 14-inch screen into a traditional 13-inch computer. The narrow bezel design not only improves the visual effect of the notebook screen, but also allows users to edit various documents more easily, improving learning and office efficiency. The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition has an original camera located at the top of the screen between the F6 and F7 keys, and the camera can be popped out by pressing down; the Honor MagicBook 14 is designed to hide the camera by pressing down, which can better protect the user’s privacy. The screen has a 1920 x 1080 Full HD resolution and a 16:9 widescreen aspect ratio.

Furthermore, the screen supports anti-glare and harmful blue light filtering features for eye health. The notebook’s C-side features a traditional keyboard with a separate boot key located in the upper right corner of the keyboard and supports fingerprint recognition, which eliminates the need to enter a password to boot up the notebook and enables quick one-touch boot-up. The notebook includes a large touchpad that detects and moves quickly; the touchpad keys have distinct paragraphs.

It’s worth noting that the lower right corner of the C-side has the Honor multi-screen collaboration function, which allows Honor phone users to transfer data quickly and manage their galleries, among other things. The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition’s D-side is equipped with three rubber pads and three grille air inlets, with the air outlet located in the middle of the spindle between the laptop screen and the host.

As for the interface, the Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition offers a 65W pocket charger with a detachable dual-head USB-C charging cable that can also be used as a data cable for super fast charging of a variety of devices. The notebook’s right edge has a USB 2.0 (Type-A) interface and a 3.5mm headphone jack; the left middle frame has a USB 3.0 (Type-A) and an HDMI port, in addition to the USB-C charging port.

The R7 3700U processor is a low-voltage version of AMD’s MagicBook 14 with a 12nm process, 4 cores and 8 threads, 4MB of Level 3 cache, a default frequency of 2.3GHz with acceleration up to 4GHz, and a thermal design power consumption of 15W. The processor also includes the Radeon RX Vega 10 graphics core, which has a graphics frequency of 1400MHz and 10 groups of 640 streams. In terms of performance, I used CPU-Z built-in performance test, CineBench R15, 3Dmark, and CrystalDiskMark for testing. The CPU performance part, CPU-Z built-in performance test, the Honor MagicBook 14 sharp dragon version equipped with the sharp dragon 7 3700U single-core get 360, multi-core to 1552.

CPU score in cineBench R15: 647 As a mobile office laptop, users will look for low power consumption, long battery life, and the ability to run various office software smoothly. In the author’s commonly used Lightroom batch export images, the export speed of the Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition is significantly faster than the 13-inch dual-core MacBook Pro I use, roughly estimated to be 60 percent faster.

In terms of GPU performance, CineBench R15 scores 47.88fps, 3DMark scores 6668 points, and 3DMark 11’s graphics and physical scores are 2093 and 6387, respectively. The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition comes with 8GB DDR4 dual-channel memory. It should be noted that the Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition’s memory is not removable or upgradeable, so users should consider the subsequent use requirements when purchasing. The company’s main business is to provide a diverse range of products and services to the general public.

However, I do not recommend that users upgrade independently; after all, dismantling the computer and upgrading process will be risky. SSD performance, CrystalDiskMark sequential read and write are 3450MB / s and 1903MB / s, respectively.

The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition comes with the Microsoft Windows 10 Home Edition operating system and genuine Office software pre-installed. Furthermore, the Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition includes a pre-installed “PC Manager,” which can provide hardware detection, driver management, cell phone management, cloud management, and other functional services for the notebook. The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition includes a built-in 56Wh Li-ion polymer battery, which can last longer when fully charged with PC Manager. Users can also view detailed power consumption information in Computer Manager.

In terms of charging, the Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition includes a 65W USB-C charger that can charge the computer up to 46 percent in half an hour. The Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition also includes a new multi-screen collaboration function that bridges the gap between Windows and Android systems to enable seamless collaboration between cell phones and PCs. Users simply place the phone’s NFC module on the bottom right corner of the laptop C side of the “HONOR Magic-link” tag touch, follow the system prompts connection tips, and you can quickly connect the phone and PC.

To connect the phone and the computer, you can use the mouse cursor to control the phone, and you can easily open the phone in the PC side of the small red book and other APP. When using the computer to control the phone, the phone screen will be very humane to reduce the display brightness in order to save the phone’s power consumption.

Furthermore, as the user operates the phone, the computer’s screen is displayed synchronously. (moving image)

Furthermore, the file transfer between PC and cell phone has been improved; you only need to drag and drop the mouse for fast transfer of pictures, videos, text, and so on, eliminating the traditional transfer method of tedious steps, greatly improving the efficiency of operation, and is also a great help for the workplace efficient office. It should be noted, however, that the PC side must be upgraded to WLAN driver in order to achieve multi-screen collaboration. The Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition has a 14-inch, 1080p IPS screen that can provide users with a more clear and detailed reality. The laptop power button incorporates a fingerprint recognition function to provide users with a safer and more convenient experience, and the unique cell phone connection interaction enhances the user experience even further.

As a laptop positioned in the light office, the Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition weighs about 1.38kg and has a thin and light body to bring users better carrying performance; the 56Wh battery and 65W fast charging provide reliable protection for the computer life. Overall, this is a thin and light notebook with good configuration and performance. And the two new products are released at the same time, the Windows version and the technology tasting version, according to the current announced price, the first sale day Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition from only 3399 yuan, Honor MagicBook 15 Dragon Edition from only 3099 yuan, the overall quality and price ratio are very high, for young students and white-collar workplace are good thin and light book choice.

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However, it should be noted that the PC side must upgrade the “PC Manager” to the WLAN driver to achieve multi-screen collaboration; currently supported multi-screen collaboration of Honor notebooks are MagicBook 14, MagicBook 15, MagicBook Pro, and MagicBook 2019. For cell phones, the terminal must support NFC function, system upgrade to EMUI version 10 or Magic UI version 3.0 of Huawei or Honor cell phones; currently supported cell phones are Honor V30 series, Honor V30 Pro, Honor V30 Pro, Honor V30 Pro, Honor The Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition has a 14-inch, 1080p IPS screen that can provide users with a more clear and detailed reality. The laptop power button incorporates a fingerprint recognition function to provide users with a safer and more convenient experience, and the unique cell phone connection interaction further enhances the user experience. As a lightweight office laptop, the Honor MagicBook 14 Sharp Dragon Edition weighs about 1.38kg and has a thin and light body, providing users with better carrying performance; the 56Wh battery and 65W fast charging provide reliable protection for the c

Overall, this is a thin and light book with good configuration and performance. For those who require a larger screen size, another new product, the Honor MagicBook 15 Dragon Edition, has good thin and light high-performance advantages. According to the current announced price, the first sale day Honor MagicBook 14 Dragon Edition from only 3399 yuan, Honor MagicBook 15 Dragon Edition from only 3099 yuan, the overall quality and price ratio are very high, for young students and workplace white-collar are good thin and light book choice.