HONOR Magic V with 7.9-inch 90Hz foldable OLED display, 6.45-inch 120Hz external OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 announced

HONOR has announced Magic V, the company’s first foldable phone, as it had promised. It has a 7.9 inches FHD+ 90Hz OLED foldable inner screen with magnetron nano-optical film with a reflectivity of less than 1.5% and there is a 6.45-inch FHD+ 120Hz AMOLED external screen with drop-resistant curved nano-glass-ceramic. Both the screens use BOE. It is powered by  Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 with up to 12GB of RAM.

It uses a water drop hinge, which consists of 213 parts and claims to have a lifespan of 200,000 folding times. There are triple rear cameras that includes 50MP main, 50MP ultra-wide and a 50MP ultra spectrum camera that was first introduced in the HUAWEI P50 Pocket.  In addition, there is a 8×8 dTOF laser focus. There is a 42MP selfie camera on the inside and the outside.

The black model has an AG glass, and the orange model comes with a leather finish. The silver model has thin vertical stripes printed under the glass. It packs a 4,750mAh battery with support for 66W wired fast charging.

Honor Magic V specifications

  •  7.9-inch (2272 × 1984 Pixels) FHD+ OLED 10.3:9 aspect ratio display with 90Hz refresh rate, 1920Hz high frequency PWM eye protection, HDR10+, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut, Reflectivity less than 1.5% with new generation of magnetron nano-optical film
  • 6.45-inch (2560 × 1080 Pixels) FHD+ OLED 21:9 aspect ratio display with 120Hz refresh rate, 1920Hz high frequency PWM eye protection, HDR10+, 1.07 billion colors, DCI-P3 Wide Color Gamut, up to 1000 nits brightness
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU
  • 12GB RAM with 256GB  storage / 512GB storage
  • Magic UI 6.0 based on Android 12)
  • Dual SIM
  • 50MP  Camera with f/1.9 aperture, LED flash, 50MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.2 aperture, 50MP Ultra Spectrum Camera with f/2.0 aperture, 8×8 dTOF laser autofocus
  • 42MP front camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
  • USB Type-C Audio, Stereo speakers
  • Dimensions: 160.4 x 141.1mm (72.7mm when folded) ×6.7(14.3 when folded) mm; Weight: 288g (leather) / 293g (glass)
  • 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.2 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 Dual band), NFC, USB 3.1  Type-C (GEN1)
  • 4750mAh (typical) battery with 66W Super fast wired fast charging

The HONOR Magic V is priced at 9,999 yuan (US$ 1568 / Rs. 1,16,160  approx.) for the 12GB + 256GB version and the 12GB + 512GB version costs 10999 yuan (US$ 1725 / Rs. 1,27,795 approx.). It is available to order and will go on sale in China from January 18.


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