Honor unveiled Magic V2, an untra-thin foldable phone

July 14, 2023 6:23 pm

Honor, a major Chinese smartphone brand, has made waves in the foldable phone market with the release of the Magic V2 on Wednesday. It sets a new standard for thinness, measuring only 9.9 mm when folded and a mere 4.7 mm when unfolded in specific points.

The Magic V2 comes in two versions for back case of four colors: a leather edition weighing 231 g and a glass edition weighing 237 g. 

Under the hood, the Magic V2 is equipped with a special  Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor, reaching a maximum clock speed of 3.36GHz.

The phone features a 6.43-inch outer display with a high-resolution 2376×1060 OLED panel and a 120Hz LTPO refresh rate. The inner display is a 7.92-inch OLED panel with a resolution of 2344×2156. It has a screen ratio of 9.8:9 with 120Hz LTPO refresh rate support. It has a maximum brightness of 1,000 nit and peak brightness of 1,600 nit.

Both are from Chinese major display maker BOE.

For foldability, the device features multi-angle suspension for added convenience.

Magic V2 boasts a large 5,000 mAh battery capacity and supports 66W fast charging.

In terms of camera capabilities, the phone features a 16 MP front camera on both the outer and inner displays, along with a powerful rear camera setup consisting of a 50 MP main camera, a 50MP ultra-wide-angle camera, and a 20 MP telephoto camera.

The Magic V2 will be available in different configurations in China, from 16GB RAM plus 256GB storage priced at RMB 8,999 ($1,256) to 16GB RAM + 1TB storage priced at RMB 11,999. Pre-orders for the device will begin on Wednesday, with official sales starting on July 20.