Honor has launched Honor Magic 2 smartphone with a large bezel-less display in China starting at CNY 3799. The main attraction of the Honor Magic 2 is the addition of the slider camera coupled with Kirin 980 chipset. Unlike other standard smartphones, the Honor Magic 2 carries 6 cameras with three on the rear and three on the front.
On the specifications front, the Honor Magic 2 is equipped with a 6.39-inch FHD+ (2340×1080) AMOLED display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio, Kirin 980 processor, Mali-G76MP10 graphics processor, 6GB/8GB RAM, 128GB/256GB expandable storage loaded with EMUI 9.0 based on Android 9 Pie. The handset also features AI-based Yoyo assistant.
The rear side features a combination of 16MP, 16MP, and 24MP cameras, while the front-facing camera offers dual camera consisting of 16MP and 2MP sensors. The rear camera is comprised of a super-wide angle lens and a monochrome sensor. Interestingly, the cameras are hidden below the display alongside a 5-rail mechanism.
The Honor Magic 2 carries a fingerprint sensor coupled with a 3D Biosensing Technology facial recognition functionality. The company also integrated voice print recognition technology, which recognizes the voice of the device owner. The handset draws power via the integrated 3400mAh battery with 40W charger. The phone provides a capability to charge 85 percent within 30 minutes.
The Honor Magic 2 is available in 6GB and 8GB RAM variants comprising of 128GB, 256GB, and 512GB storage variants. The 6GB RAM paired with 128GB storage is available for CNY 3799. The 8GB RAM model with 128GB storage is available for CNY 4299, while the 256GB storage model is priced at CNY 4799. You can buy the 512GB storage model at CNY 5799. The pricing is on a higher side when compared to other competing phones.