The Magic 2 was the highlight of the Honor occasion Presently and for its most recent flagship, Honor has packed the smartphone full to the brim with tons of attributes.
The Magic 2 has a 6.39-inch AMOLED show with a 2340 x 1080 resolution. Honor says the telephone has a 91.5% screen to frame ratio. Under the display is a fingerprint sensor for unlocking and for payment.
The Kirin 980 is the chipset under the hood and it is paired with 6GB or 8GB of RAM and 128GB or 256GB of storage.
The Honor Magic 2 has triple rear cameras – a 16MP f/1.8 RGB camera sensor, a 24MP f/1.8 Monochrome camera, and a 16MP super wide-angle f/2.2 camera. The cameras are packed with tons of options this kind of as scene recognition (more than 1500 scenes), HDR wide-angle photography with night mode, AIS, AR mode, studio level 3D portrait mode and even 480fps slow-motion recording.
The phone moreover has a 16MP f/2.0 camera in front and two 2MP f/2.4 depth-sensing cameras. There is Furthermore an IR 3D face unlock system if you don’t want to use the in-display fingerprint sensor.
The Honor Magic 2 supports 40W fast charging which it has dubbed Magic Charge. Owners will be capable to charge the phone’s 3,400mAh from empty to 50% in just 15 minutes or in empty to 85% in just 30 minutes.
The Magic 2 is also the initial gadget in the world to support wireless PC mode. So rather of a dock which includes the Samsung Galaxy DeX or a USB-C to HDMI cable which includes the Huawei Mate 20, the Magic 2 will attach to a present via Miracast and provide a desktop mode for work.
Most features of the Magic 2 include dual GPS, 1.7Gbps download speeds because of to the Hi103WiFi chip, dual VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and a USB-C connectivity.
At the heart of the Magic 2 is an advanced AI Assistant called YOYO. YOYO has tons of attributes similar to what most assistants offer however it Additionally has a feature exact to Google’s Duplex. At the occasion, Honor showed a video of the YOYO assistant making a hotel reservation for its owner.
Owners of the Magic 2 will also be capable to use the YOYO assistant to control DJI drones by voice. There was also a live demonstration of this at the release where Honor’s CEO used his voice to ask the drone to get off, get a image of him, and moreover land. However, we can’t confirm if it is limited to a particular DJI drone or all its models.
The Magic 2 runs Magic UI 2.0 based on Android Pie. Honor says few of the software options of the telephone will be launched as a software improve later.
Price and Availability
The Honor Magic 2 will be available in 3 colour variants – Gradient Red, Gradient Blue, and Gradient Black.
The 6GB RAM + 128GB variant will sell for ¥3799 (~$545), the 8GB RAM + 128GB variant will retail for ¥4299 (~$616), and the 8GB RAM + 256GB version will have a ¥4799 (~$688) price tag. Pre-orders for the three variants begin tomorrow and run till November 5. The initial sale is on November 6.
There is moreover a special 3D Bionic version with Graphene Cooling technology that has 8GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. It is offered at ?5799 (~$832) and will go on sale in December.