Honor, of the leading tech brands, today announced its foray into the Laptop category along with the expansion of its celebrated affordable smartphone portfolio, in India.
As part of its 1+8+N IoT strategy, the company has introduced the brand’s first laptop for the market – Honor MagicBook 15, powered with AMD and Microsoft, along with its affordable smartphone range – HONOR 9A and HONOR 9S in under ₹10,000 segment.
Making its debut in India’s laptop industry, Honor MagicBook 15 is being termed as India’s first laptop with three breakthrough innovations under ₹50,000 range – a discreetly hidden pop-up Webcam, serving as a unique privacy safeguard for users, 2-in-1 Fingerprint Power Button, for secured and password-free login and the compact 65W Type-C Multi-device fast charger, capable to charge the laptop by 53% in just 30 minutes.
The laptop provides incredible power in a sleek and compact size, perfectly designed to meet the requirements of young and dynamic professionals, content creators & students, who pursue a smart digital lifestyle, seek superior features and functionality at a competitive price range.
With an aim to provide users with hassle-free hardware and software experience, Honor 9A and Honor 9S come pre-installed with the company’s official and world’s third-largest app distribution platform, AppGallery.
Honor 9A is designed for the youth who look for a great experience and new innovative features and it offers a long-lasting 5000 mAh battery with reverse charging, a super-thin design & lightweight and triple camera setup under ₹10,000 price point.
Making new-age innovation accessible to consumers under budget and designed for one-hand use, Honor 9S is another offering in the entry-level segment that features a big display in an ultra-light package, and a whole secured facial unlock technology.
It is a perfect fit for those who want to upgrade from feature phones to smartphones. Both the smartphones bring upgrades across the battery life, storage and photography at an irresistible price, making it a perfect choice for people looking for an entry-level phone.
Commenting on the launch, Charles Peng, President, Honor India said, “The launch marks a milestone in the brand’s journey in India as we foray into the laptop segment for the first time, along with latest additions to our sub-10k smartphone category.”
He further added, “Our recent additions to the product line-up will bolster our effort towards strengthening the 1+8+N IoT strategy and at the same time channelize the exponentially growing AppGallery, pre-installed in our latest smartphones. As we take a leap ahead in the industry with portfolio expansion, we aim to provide a smooth upgrade to our consumers looking for an intelligent user experience under budget.”
Price and Availability
The Honor MagicBook 15 will be available in Mystic Silver colour variant in India. The laptop will be sold on Flipkart starting 6th August, 2020 00:00 hours onwards and for Flipkart early access members, the sale will start from 5th August, 2020 8.00 PM onwards.
Launched at ₹42,990, the Honor MagicBook 15 will be available at ₹39,990 after ₹3000 discount for the first sale. Customers will also get a No Cost EMI up to 12 months and a product exchange offer of up to ₹13,000.
Honor MagicBook 15 comes pre-installed with Microsoft Windows 10 Home and all the users will get a free 1 month trial of the Microsoft 365 personal subscription.
Honor 9A will be available in Midnight Black and Phantom Blue colour variants. The product will be sold on Amazon, starting 6th August 2020 11:00 AM onwards and will be available at ₹9,999. Customers can avail a discount of ₹1000 during the first sale, and get the smartphone at just ₹8,999. Moreover, there is an additional 10 percent discount for HDFC Credit Cards and Debit Card users, and No Cost EMI up to 6 months.
Honor 9S will be available in Blue and Black colour variants. The product will be sold on Flipkart, starting 6th August 2020 12:00 PM onwards and will be available at ₹6,499. Along with No Cost EMI up to 6 months, customers can also avail a discount of ₹500 as the first sale offer and get smartphone for just ₹5,999.