HONOR has officially launched the HONOR Magic V2, heralded as the world’s thinnest inward-folding smartphone, in Europe, including the UK. The highly anticipated launch event unfolded at the Porsche Experience Center in Leipzig, attracting over 400 media representatives and partners. This event underscored HONOR’s unwavering commitment to innovation and design excellence.
Attendees were treated to an exclusive preview of the PORSCHE DESIGN HONOR Magic V2 RSR, a unique collaboration blending HONOR’s latest technological advancements with the timeless sophistication of Porsche Design. Beyond a glimpse of cutting-edge devices, guests experienced HONOR’s fusion of luxury and technology through captivating race simulations and an insightful behind-the-scenes factory tour at the Porsche Experience Centre.
The HONOR Magic V2 redefines the foldable experience with unparalleled slimness and power, representing the culmination of over two years of meticulous development. Boasting more than 210 technological breakthroughs, including an ultra-thin battery, advanced cooling system, robust hinge, Type-C Connector, premium screen, speaker unit, and more, the HONOR Magic V2 stands as the world’s thinnest inward foldable smartphone, weighing a mere 231g and measuring just 9.9mm when folded.
Setting new standards, the device incorporates a revolutionary Silicon-Carbon-Dual-Battery, with each battery averaging a thickness of only 2.72mm. This innovation ensures flagship 5,000mAh battery power without compromising on the device’s slim and lightweight foldable design.
The HONOR Magic V2 is crafted with aviation materials, featuring a Titanium Alloy hinge created through advanced 3D printing technology—a groundbreaking achievement for foldable devices. Its durability extends beyond titanium, holding an SGS certification for over 400,000 folds, equivalent to 100 folds a day for a decade, ensuring reliability through a decade of daily use.
The device boasts a triple rear camera setup, including a 50MP Main Camera (f/1.9), a 50MP Ultra-Wide Camera (f/2.0), and a 20MP Telephoto Camera (f/2.4). The front-facing dual camera setup features two 16MP Cameras (f/2.2).
Emphasizing human-centric innovation, the HONOR Magic V2 supports industry-leading 3840Hz PWM Dimming technology, minimizing eye strain for comfortable viewing during prolonged use. Additionally, cutting-edge Hover capabilities redefine user interaction, enhancing video conferencing, music playback, and photography efficiency. The introduction of Dual Tasking Efficiency, facilitated by a vertical split-screen, transforms multitasking into a seamless activity, unlocking new possibilities for simultaneous work and leisure.
Introducing the PORSCHE DESIGN HONOR Magic V2 RSR, HONOR’s human-centric approach meets Porsche Design’s luxurious yet functional aesthetics. Debuting as the first collaboration, the device boasts a rear design reminiscent of a Porsche 911 hood, providing an enhanced grip for a sportscar-like experience. The PORSCHE DESIGN HONOR Magic V2 RSR, weighing only 234g and measuring 9.9mm in thickness, features the industry’s first Anti-scratch NanoCrystal Shield, offering improved display durability and superior scratch resistance with a hardness rating exceeding seven on the Mohs scale.
HONOR reaffirms its dedication to the European market, launching the HONOR Magic V2 on HiHonor in Black Vegan Leather and Phantom Purple for £1,699.99 RRP. A launch offer bundle worth over £600 includes Bang & Olufsen Headphones (£459 RRP), 6-month screen protection, and a 66W HONOR SuperCharge Power Adapter. Early-bird customers using the code AV2PR200 at checkout before 1st March you can get a £200 discount.
The HONOR Magic V2 will be available for purchase from Three starting on 2nd February 2024, offering up to £1,199 worth of value, including enhanced trade-in of up to £500, a £120 discount on select tariffs, and complimentary Bang & Olufsen headphones. Other retailers like Amazon, Very, Argos, and Currys are also offering pre-orders starting today, with sales beginning on February 2nd, and the opportunity to redeem Bang & Olufsen headphones.
Details regarding the release and pricing of the PORSCHE DESIGN HONOR Magic V2 RSR will be revealed shortly.