General HONOR Magic V: HONOR's First-ever Foldable Smartphone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset launched!!!

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Jul 31, 2014

HONOR has unveiled its first folding smartphone, the "HONOR Magic V," at a China presentation, joining the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3 and the Oppo Find N as foldable smartphones on the industry.

The inside folding screen on the Magic V extends 7.9 inches from edge to edge, has a resolution of 2272 x 1984, a refreshing rate of 90Hz, and a 10:9 aspect ratio, whereas the external screen has a resolution of 2560 x 1080, a refresh rate of 120Hz, and a 21:9 aspect ratio. Both displays include HDR10+ certification and a 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G SoC powers the smartphone, making it the first foldable phone to feature the flagship processor. To keep the temperature of the phone within conscious control, there is also an intelligent cooling system that includes third-generation graphene as well as an AI intelligent thermal management system!


A 4,750mAh battery with 66W quick charging supports the device. It boasts a fingerprint scanner on the side, a USB 3.1 Type-C port on the bottom, an infrared sensor, gravity sensor, gyroscope, compass, and light sensor and dual stereo speakers. The connectivity offerings are 5G, 4G, 2.4GHz/5GHz dual band Wi-Fi 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, and GPS.
A triple back camera setup is incorporated in the Magic V. The foldable's primary sensor is a 50-megapixel camera with an aperture of f/1.9 along with a 50MP ultra-wide lens with an f/2.2 aperture, as well as a 50MP ultra-spectrum camera with an f/2.0 aperture. It has a 42MP resolution sensor with an f/2.4 aperture for selfies, which is housed in a centrally aligned hole-punch cutout. - The inner screen's front camera is same to the one on the outer screen in terms of specifications.


HONOR's Magic UI 6.0 software runs on top of Android 12 and allows multiple app windows to be run at the same time. The HONOR Magic V is the first smartphone to use a CC EAL5+ level independent security memory chip, which offers comprehensive and intelligent data protection - If the device is mistakenly lost or stolen.


The Magic V is available in two storage options: 12GB + 256GB (9999 CNY / $1,570) and 12GB + 512GB (10999 CNY / $1,725). The handset is available in three colors: bright black, titanium silver, and Orange Colorway. The foldable phone's black and silver color options have an AG glass back and weigh 293 grammes. The orange color option, on the other hand, features a faux leather rear panel and weights 288 grammes.


The HONOR Magic V will be available for purchase in China on January 18th 2022, and the firm has not specified whether it will be available globally.


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