Honor Magic 2 is the newest smartphone from Huawei’s e-brand, combining the design of Huawei P20 Pro with a slider mechanism. The smartphone was launched in China, and it’s now formally the primary smartphone with a complete of six cameras, three on the entrance and three on the again.
With the launch of Magic 2, Honor joins Xiaomi which was the primary to launch a smartphone with handbook slider design, when it introduced the Mi MIX 3, early this week. The slider design might be seen as a workaround for the mechanical sliding elements we noticed on the Vivo NEX and Oppo Find X. The smartphone trade is break up between mechanical elements and sliders and each Honor and Xiaomi appear to want the later. Even Lenovo is anticipated to observe them with the launch of Z5 Professional later in the present day.
Honor Magic 2: Value and Availability
The Honor Magic 2 is available in three completely different storage choices, and is at the moment accessible for preorders in China. The smartphone is scheduled to start delivery to shoppers beginning November 6. The bottom mannequin comes with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage and is priced at RMB 3,799 (round Rs 40,300). There may be additionally an 8GB RAM variant with possibility for 128GB or 256GB storage priced at RMB 4,299 (round Rs 45,600) and RMB 4,799 (round Rs 50,900) respectively.
Honor Magic 2: Specs and Options
Honor Magic 2 borrows its design cues from that of Huawei P20 Professional, however has options that have been launched with the launch of the Huawei Mate 20 Pro final month. It sports activities a 6.4-inch OLED show with a Full HD+ decision of 2280×1080 pixels translating to a facet ratio of 19:9. That is among the many few gadgets to have an edge-to-edge show design with no notch.
Underneath the hood is Huawei’s Kirin 980 SoC, fabricated utilizing the 7nm course of. There may be 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB storage however Honor has skipped microSD card slot. When it comes to imaging, there’s a mixture of 16-megapixel wide-angle, 24-megapixel monochrome and a 16-megapixel extremely wide-angle sensors on the again of the machine.
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For selfies, there’s a mixture of 16-megapixel digicam with two 2-megapixel depth sensors. This selfie shooter setup mixed with IR face scanner for 3D face unlock is embedded throughout the slider mechanism. Whereas it helps Face Unlock, the corporate has additionally added an in-display fingerprint sensor. The connectivity choices embody Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, dual-band GPS, 4G LTE and USB Kind-C port.
The Honor Magic 2 runs EMUI 9 primarily based on Android 9 Pie, and comes with its digital assistant known as Yoyo. It’s backed by a 3,400mAh battery, and makes use of the identical 40W tremendous charging expertise that was introduced final month. Honor says the Magic 2 can attain 50 p.c of cost in simply 15 minutes. It is going to be accessible in blue, purple or black gradient end beginning November 6.