We almost know about the full specs and features of the Huawei Honor Magic 2 phone, thanks to the rumors and leaks. Now the company officially unveiled its latest flagship Honor Magic 2 smartphone at the product launch event. The magic 2 smartphone is a full package of amazing features. Couple a days ago, Lenovo launched Z5 Pro smartphone and a week ago Xiaomi launched its Mi Mix 3 smartphones, both come with a slider design. Now the Huawei introduce its Magic 2 slider design smartphone.
Honor Magic 2 flagship smartphone comes with 6.4-inch AMOLED display panel that supports 1080 x 2340 pixels of resolution and offers 19.5:9 aspect ratio. There is 2.5D curved glass on top of the screen. At the event, the company said the phone offers 91.5% screen to body ratio. The phone also offers DCI-P3 and around 403 PPI density ratio. The body dimensions of the phone are 157.3 x 75.1 x 8.3 mm and it weighs 206 grams.
Huawei Honor Magic 2 powered by Octa-Core HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm) processor under the hood. The company announced three RAM and ROM variants of the phone. The first one comes with 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage, the second has 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB internal storage and last comes with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB internal storage.
The Magic 2 flagship smartphone featured with total six number of cameras, three on the front and three on the back side. On the back side, there are a 16-megapixel main camera with f/1.8aperture RGB sensor, 24-megapixel Black & White monochrome camera sensor and 16-megapixel ultra wide-angle camera sensor with f/2.2 aperture. There is no telephoto camera sensor present in Magic 2 phone but still it in the completely different category from the Huawei Honor P20 pro and Huawei Mate 20 Pro. The rear camera of the phone comes with scene recognition (more than 1500 scenes), studio level 3D portrait mode, AR Mode, HDR wide-angle photography with night mode, AIS and even 480fps slow-motion video shooting features.
On the front side, There are a 16-megapixel main camera sensor with f/2.0 aperture and two 2-megapixel f/2.4 depth camera sensor with f/2.4 aperture. The phone comes with IR 3D face unlock system for unlocking through a depth-sensing bionic lens. The phone also has an in display fingerprint scanner.
The Honor Magic 2 smartphone packed with 3,400 mAh capacity battery inside the phone. The phone also supports 40W (10V / 4A) fast charging charger feature, the company called it Magic Charge. The company said that you can charge the phone empty battery up to 50% in just 15 minutes charging or from the empty battery up to 85% in just 30 minutes charging. For charging, there is USB Type C port available and you can also use it as an audio port because there is no 3.5 mm audio jack port.
In terms of other connectivity features, the Magic 2 flagship smartphone comes with Bluetooth 5, dual-band GPS, the Hi103WiFi chip offers 1.7 Gbps downloading speed, dual VoLTE and USB-C. This is the world first smartphone that supports dual wireless projection mode technology. The phone also supports wireless PC mode similar to the Mate 20 series smartphones. You can connect Honor Magic 2 smartphone to display via Miracast and provide a desktop mode for work.
Huawei Honor Magic 2 comes with AI Assistant called Yoyo. Yoyo is a virtual assistant that provides “all-in-one smart-living enabler possessed with mind-reading and machine learning capabilities.” It comes with lots of features similar to other assistance have, it also comes with a feature similar to Google’s Duplex. During the event, the company showed a video of Yoyo feature assistant doing hotel reservation for its owner.
Users of Honor Magic 2 can also control the DJI drones via Yoyo Assistant by voice control. The company showed a live demonstration of this during the launch event, Honor’s CEO used his voice to control the drone to take off, take an image of him and also land.
Honor Magic 2 comes with pre installed Android 9.0 Pie operating system out of the box along with Magic UI 2.0 running on top. The company confirmed that the few software features of the phone will be released with the software update, later.
The company launched the Honor Magic 2 6 GB RAM and 128 Gb internal storage at ¥3799 (~$545) price tag. The 8 GB of RAM and 128 Gb internal storage Magic 2 available at ¥4299 (~$616) price tag. Last, Huawei Honor Magic 2 with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB internal storage available at ¥4799 (~$688) price tag. all three variants available in Gradient Red, Gradient Blue, and Gradient Black color options. All three Honor Magic 2 variants available for pre-order via online and offline at all major Chinese retailers till November 5th. The phone will go on sale on November 6th.
There is also another special Honor Magic 3D Bionic variant of the phone with Graphene Cooling technology. It has 8 Gb of RAM and 512 GB internal storage option. The phone will available at ¥5799 (~$832) price tag and go on sale in December.