Honor Magic V2 debuts as new lightweight and ultra-thin foldable with flagship specs
Honor has presented the Magic V2, the second foldable powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset after the Vivo X Fold2. For reference, Vivo has not released the X Fold2 outside China yet. Likewise, the Magic V2 will remain a Chinese exclusive for now. However, Honor hopes to offer its latest foldable globally later this year.
Honor pairs the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 with 16 GB of RAM and a choice of 256 GB, 512 GB and 1 TB of storage. Additionally, the Magic V2 has a 5,000 mAh silicon carbon battery that supports 66 W wired charging but misses out on wireless charging support. Moreover, the handset has 50 MP primary, 50 MP ultra-wide-angle (OIS), 20 MP telephoto (OIS) and dual 16 MP selfie cameras, one for each of its displays.
According to the company, the Magic V2 has a 6.43-inch LTPO exterior display that outputs at 2,376 x 1,060 pixels with a 120 Hz refresh rate and 2,500 nits peak brightness. Also, Honor has included a 7.92-inch LTPO foldable OLED panel with a 2,344 x 2,156-pixel native resolution, a 120 Hz refresh rate and 1,600 nits peak brightness. Somehow, the Magic V2 is only 4.7 mm thick when unfolded, which increases to 9.9 mm when the device is in its folded state. For reference, the Magic V2 measures 156.7 x 145.4 mm, or 156.7 x 74.1 mm when folded.
Furthermore, the Magic V2 weighs 231 g, making it even lighter than the Oppo Find N2. The Magic V2 starts at CNY 8,999 (~US$1,248) in China with 256 GB of storage. Alternatively, Honor offers 512 GB versions for CNY 9,999 (~US$1,387); the company has not listed 1 TB versions on its Chinese website. Honor has not outlined global pricing for the Magic V2 yet either.