The Honor Magic 2 is now official, and this another smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer that includes a mechanical slider. The Magic 2 becomes the world’s first handset to feature six cameras (three front-facing, three on the back). Also, we’ve got the 7nm chipset and impressively fast 40W charging.
Specifications & OS
Speaking of the specifications on the Honor Magic 2, it runs of Kirin 980 chipset. Well, this goes along with 8/6GB of RAM and 128/256 GB of internal storage. The Kirin 980 features two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz, two more at 1.92 GHz, and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz. The screen on the Honor Magic 2 will be a whopping 6.4-inches display with FHD+ resolution. Besides that, the display on this handset has almost 100% screen-to-body ratio, with a sliding mechanism for camera sensors.
Also, the smartphone comes along with an in-display fingerprint scanner. The smartphone has a 3,400 mAh battery and runs Android 9 Pie with EMUI 9 on top.
Camera & Optics
Speaking about the optics on the Magic 2 we’ve got a main 16 MP snapper, 24 MP Black & White monochrome sensor, and a 16 MP ultra-wide-angle camera. Well, the camera set up on the Magic 2 goes in a completely different category from the other two camera beasts by Huawei. The 16 MP selfie shooter on the Magic 2 is accompanied by two 2 MP depth sensors. Well, these camera sensors combine with an IR face scanner for 3D Face Unlock.
Magic 2 comes along with 40W capabilities, and Huawei calls it Magic Charge. Well, Honor claims that Magic 2 can charge 50% of the 3,400 mAh power cell in 15 minutes and reach 85% in the next quarter hour. Also, the USB Type-C port on the Magic 2 comes along with audio compatibility. The 3.5mm headphone jack makes no appearance on the Magic 2.
Pricing & Availability
Rest, the handset comes along with Bluetooth 5 and dual-band GPS. Also, the new Virtual Assistant Yoyo is now available on the Magic 2. Honor Magic 2 will be available both on online and offline stores. For pricing, the base variant with 6/128 GB configuration comes at CNY3,799, and the 8/128 GB variant sets you back at CNY4,299. Also, we have got a third variant 8/256 GB that sets you back at CNY4,799. Pre-order has already started, with actual shipping and sales scheduled for November 6.