Samsung Galaxy Z series was the first of the smartphones to bring the concept of foldable smartphones in history. This eccentric idea became successful among the masses and people loved the phone. It paved way for competitors to follow the lead. Honor Magic V is about to be launched in the market to give tough competition to the Samsung Galaxy Z series. Let’s dig into further details.
Honor Magic V Specs
Honor is bringing a flagship series under the name of Honor Magic VS. The company held a two-day event in China to introduce new launches around the world. At the event, the company disclosed its plan to bring a flagship foldable phone to the global market. It is important to note that the Galaxy Z series is not available in all parts of the globe. This will, probably, give an advantage to Honor to have higher sales than the competitor.
As a competitor, Honor Magic VS has the advantage of being thinner and lighter than Galaxy Z Fold. The upcoming foldable phone will have less weight and minimum gap while closing due to an innovative hinge design. It is currently launching it in China but will soon be available in the global market.
Display and Design
As for the inner screen, Honor Magic V will have 7.9 Inches OLED screen with a 90 Hz refresh rate. It will be able to show 1 billion colours at 800 nits Brightness and HDR 10+ support. The external screen will have a 6.45 OLED screen with a 2560 x 1080p resolution. The external screen could support a 120 Hz refresh rate and HDR10+ support.
The tech company has designed this phone according to ‘single-piece processing technology’ that makes the fold almost unnoticeable. According to the fold test done at Honor Labs, the phone could go through 400,000 folds which is almost 10 years of use keeping in view 100 folds per day. So, don’t worry about your phone getting issues with folding even after a long time of your purchase.
We will get three colour options including Orange, Cyan, and Black.
Internals and Softwares
Honor Magic V will have a powerful processor of Snapdragon 8+ Gen1 with 7.0 Android 12 support. The phone will come with three storage variants: 12/256 GB, 12/ 512 GB, and 8/ 256 GB as economical options.
As per the rear camera, users will get a triple revamped setup. The main camera will be 54 MP with Sony IMX800 with an F/1.9 lens. There will be an 8MP telephoto camera with 3x optical zoom and a 50MP ultra-wide angle camera.
Moreover, the selfie camera will be 16MP with f/2.45 aperture. There are no further details regarding video recording and selfie cameras.
Battery and Pricing
Although the phone is slim, the battery is powerful to last longer. There will be a 5000 mAh battery with 66W fast charging support in just 46 minutes. there are no further details regarding reverse or wireless charging.
Honor Magic V is recently being launched in China so the prices listed below are just for Chinese customers. The price of the 8/256 GB model will be $1,050, of 12/256 GB will be $1,120, and of 12/512 GB will be $1,260.