HONOR today announced the China launch of the HONOR Magic Vs, which pushes industry benchmarks in design, display, performance and user experience, making it the perfect companion for business and entertainment.
“We are thrilled to introduce our next-generation foldable flagship, the HONOR Magic Vs, which packs groundbreaking innovations and exceptional user experience into an elegant and stylish design,” said George Zhao, CEO of HONOR Device Co, Ltd. “The HONOR Magic Vs will be our very first foldable flagship to debut in overseas markets and we are confident that it will deliver huge advancements, transforming how people all around the world use their smartphones.”
An Industry-leading Foldable Crafted with a Groundbreaking Hinge Design
Exceptionally slim and lightweight, the HONOR Magic Vs is 12.9mm thin when folded and weighs just 261g, making it the industry’s lightest foldable smartphone currently, and a delight to carry around. The HONOR Magic Vs also packs an extra-large battery of 5,000mAh, the largest battery in the same class of existing foldable smartphones currently, for all-day use. The HONOR Magic Vs features a symmetrical and seamless design, giving it a premium look and feel. Thanks to its sophisticated hinge design, the HONOR Magic Vs folds without a gap and delivers a creaseless display when unfolded.
The HONOR Magic Vs is equipped with a super-light gearless hinge carefully crafted with a single-piece casting processing technology. This drastically reduces the number of components of supporting structure used in the hinge from 92 to 4, while maintaining its durability and sturdiness. Built with aerospace-grade materials, the hinge of the HONOR Magic Vs is able to withstand over 400,000 folds, equivalent to more than ten years of use with 100 folds per day, creating a new benchmark in foldable smartphone design.
Large Dual Display for an Exceptional Viewing Experience
Outperforming existing foldables that often come with a long and narrow external screen, the HONOR Magic Vs boasts a 6.45-inch display when folded, with a user-friendly 21:9 aspect ratio and a 90% screen-to-body ratio, allowing users to view content and input text with remarkable ease. When unfolded, the HONOR Magic Vs delivers a tablet-like experience with an extra-wide 7.9-inch internal display, perfect for users who seek effortless multi-tasking and more screen real estate to enjoy all their favourite content.
The HONOR Magic Vs supports a 100% DCI-P3 colour gamut and delivers up to 1.07 billion colours, enabling users to enjoy stunning visuals in true-to-life colours. With a screen refresh rate of up to 120Hz, viewers are guaranteed an exceptional entertainment experience whether they are watching movies, browsing the web, or gaming.
Offering professional eye comfort solutions, the HONOR Magic Vs is packed with Dynamic Dimming which adjusts screen brightness to reduce the eye strain caused by excessive screentime. The HONOR Magic Vs also delivers an all-new feature the Circadian Night Display, which effectively mitigates the negative effects of blue light and helps users improve sleep quality and be more energetic and productive during the day. Both screens of the HONOR Magic Vs are equipped with 1920Hz PWM Dimming technology to reduce screen flickering, ensuring a comfortable viewing experience even in low-light environments.
Computational Photography and Enhanced Audio Experience
The HONOR Magic Vs features a triple-camera system comprising a 54MP IMX800 Main Camera, a 50MP Ultra-Wide & Macro Main Camera and an 8MP 3X Optical Zoom Camera. This allows users to capture stunning images in immaculate detail whilst delivering a superior photography and videography experience. Thanks to HONOR’s proprietary AI-enabled HONOR Image Engine, the HONOR Magic Vs also boasts best-in-class computational photography capabilities, producing high-quality images across all scenarios.
Unrivalled Performance All-day Long
Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 Mobile Platform, the HONOR Magic Vs delivers flagship performance across the board. With enhanced GPU and CPU performance and higher power efficiency, the HONOR Magic Vs enables a fast and smooth user experience. The HONOR Magic Vs is also equipped with 8GB RAM and 256GB storage or 12GB RAM and 256/512GB storage, increasing overall processing speeds and storage capacity.
Supporting 66W Wired HONOR SuperCharge, the HONOR Magic Vs enables the battery to be fully juiced up to 100 per cent within just 46 minutes.
Dual-TEE Security for Enhanced Safety
The HONOR Magic Vs comes with a Dual TEE (Trusted Execution Environment) Security System. Co-developed with Qualcomm, Dual TEE offers hardware-level protection to users, ensuring enhanced privacy and security. Running the latest MagicOS 7.0 based on Android 12, the HONOR Magic Vs packs a raft of enhanced smart features to aid multi-tasking and enhance productivity.
Colour, Pricing and Availability
The HONOR Magic Vs is available in stunning colours: Orange, Cyan and Black. From 23rd Nov, the HONOR Magic Vs will be available to pre-order in China from for 7,499 RMB.
The HONOR Magic Vs will be available in the UK in 2023, with more details on pricing and availability to follow next year.