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Honor Magic Vs


Honor Magic Vs
Honor Magic Vs (Magic Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 8 x 1.8 - 3.2 GHz, Cortex-X2 / A710 / A510 (Kryo) Waipio
Graphics adapter
12 GB 
7.90 inch 10:9, 2272 x 1984 pixel 382 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, OLED, Cover display: 6.45-inch, 2560x1080, 21:9, 120Hz, OLED, HDR 10+, glossy: yes, HDR, 90 Hz
512 GB UFS 3.1 Flash, 512 GB 
, 490 GB free
1 USB 3.0 / 3.1 Gen1, USB-C Power Delivery (PD), 1 Infrared, Audio Connections: audio via USB-C, 1 Fingerprint Reader, NFC, Sensors: accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/ax = Wi-Fi 6/), Bluetooth 5.2, 2G (850/​900/​1800/​1900), 3G (B1/​B2/​B4/​B5/​B8/​B19), 4G (B1/​B2/​B3/​B4/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B12/​B13/​B17/​B18/​B19/​B20/​B25/​B26/​B28/​B32/​B38/​B39/​B40/​B41/​B42/​B43/​B48/​B66), 5G (n1/​n2/​n3/​n5/​n7/​n8/​n20/​n28/​n38/​n40/​n41/​n66/​n77/​n78), Dual SIM, LTE, 5G, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 6.1 x 160.3 x 141.5 ( = 0.24 x 6.31 x 5.57 in)
5000 mAh Lithium-Polymer, 66 Watt Honor SuperCharge
fast charging / Quickcharge
Operating System
Android 12
Primary Camera: 54 MPix f/​1.9, phase comparison-AF, LED-flash, Videos @3840p/​30fps (Camera 1); 50.0MP, f/​2.2, phase comparison-AF, wide angle lens, macro lens (Camera 2); 8.0MP, f/​2.4, phase comparison-AF, OIS, telephoto lens (Camera 3)
Secondary Camera: 16 MPix f/2.5 (inner screen), 16 MPix, f/2.5 (outer screen)
Additional features
Speakers: stereo speakers, back cover, charger, USB cable, SIM tool, 24 Months Warranty, eSIM support, fanless
261 g ( = 9.21 oz / 0.58 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
1050 Euro



Average Score: 82.4% - good
Average of 3 scores (from 16 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 75%, features: 53%, display: 90% mobility: 89%, workmanship: 88%, ergonomy: 83%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Honor Magic Vs

87.2% Honor Magic Vs smartphone review: A relatively inexpensive and enduring foldable | Notebookcheck
Only a few foldable smartphones make the leap from China to Europe, but the Honor Magic Vs will be on the market in a few weeks and aims to win over buyers with an innovative hinge, lots of storage and a strong battery. Does it pose a threat to top dog Samsung Galaxy Z Fold4?
Honor Magic Vs Review – A Better Foldable Done Right
Source: Cashify English
The Honor Magic Vs is establishing itself as a strong candidate in the foldable smartphone market thanks to its properly premium look, a fantastic set of cameras, and very decent battery life. It’s a solid-feeling, attractive folding phone with two large displays and a hinge mechanism that allows the phone to fold shut. With the main display of the Vs having a refresh rate of “only” 90Hz, there is already obvious room for improvement. Some features, such as IP rating as well as wireless charging, are lacking. I don’t believe Honor’s foldable will outperform Samsung’s Fold 4. However, Samsung should make note, while everyone else has a lot of catching up to do. In any case, the Magic Vs demonstrates that Honor isn’t content to merely exist in the market; rather, it is eager to push the boundaries and compete with the best and biggest foldables available.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/05/2023
Hands on: Honor Magic Vs review – affordable foldable king in the making?
Source: Techradar English
Honor's second-ever foldable looks like a considered update on the original that's ready to take on a global audience. With the chipset at play, a staggered release might place it a little behind the curve when it does eventually arrive, but it looks as though it has enough clout and style to turn heads and steal some of the bigger players' thunder.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/20/2022
Honor’s Magic VS, even in prototype form, feels like a contender
Source: Engadget English
Now, as I said, I can’t make any solid conclusions about this device, but what I can say is that I really think it’s worthy of a full review when it hits global markets early next year. And that there’s enough here to say that Honor may be making a very compelling case to be spoken about as a fair competitor to Samsung at the highest end of the Android space.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/05/2022
Honor Magic VS Review: Most Perfect Folding Phone
Source: Igeekphone English
To sum up, the Honor Magic Vs can definitely be called the most powerful and perfect internal folding mobile phone at present. The self-developed hinge and 5000mAh large-capacity battery take into account both the thin and light body and strong battery life. In the new operating system MagicOS With the blessing of 7.0, the system experience is also the top among folding screen phones. At the same time, the Honor Magic Vs also introduces many innovative functions, such as the ability to transfer 5 million U-shields based on a secure memory chip, the voice control brought by the perception of breath, no need for wake-up words, and the large-screen folding mobile phone has a similar The pad-like large-screen experience and operation logic, these many practical functions, are the innovations of Honor, and strive to differentiate and make a unique display in the field of folding screens. Therefore, Honor Magic Vs has become the most perfect folding screen at present. flagship. For users, the Honor Magic Vs allows many users of folding screens to no longer need to use an additional backup machine, and the folding screen has truly entered the era of the main phone.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/02/2022
Honor Magic VS initial review: A no compromise folding phone
Source: Pocket Lint English
There's no doubt that Honor is setting this phone up to be a no-compromise flagship folding smartphone. It's powered by the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor, has a beefy 5000mAh battery and a strong triple camera system without any low-resolution junk cameras. We think the big draw for this phone will be the big exterior screen that offers an experience very similar to a traditional smartphone. It's not skinny, narrow and cramped like Samsungs, and the hinge design means the phone shuts completely flush too, delivering quite a sleek footprint for a phone which is pretty big. Although it misses wireless charging and an official waterproof rating, the rest of this phone sets it up to be a strong performer and - providing Honor can optimise the software well - a genuine competitor to Samsung's flagship foldable.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2022
80% Honor Magic VS hands-on review: one fine foldable
Source: Stuff TV English
With properly premium looks, a great set of cameras and very respectable battery life, the Honor Magic Vs is shaping up to be a serious contender in the foldable phone world. Samsung should absolutely be taking note, and everyone else has some real catching up to do. It also proves Honor has successfully escaped the budget/entry-level niche it used to be pigeonholed in, and stepped out of the shadow of former owner Huawei. This is every bit the premium phone. There are a few missing features that would put it truly toe-to-toe with the Galaxy Z Fold 4, like wireless charging or a water resistance rating, but hopefully that’ll be reflected in the price. Honor has so far only confirmed Chinese customers can expect to pay ¥7499 (around £880), with a UK release to be announced early next year. That does mean by the time it lands we’ll likely have rivals with newer, more powerful CPUs – but as long as it can undercut other foldables on price, we don’t think that’ll stop you from seeing plenty of ’em in the wild in 2023 and beyond.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 12/02/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Honor Magic Vs hands-on review
Source: GSM Arena English
Sadly, the Magic Vs that we had with us wasn't quite ready. That is to say, it was running a global variant of the Honor in-house OS with full Google Play support; it's just that it wasn't in a final, review-ready state. That was unfortunate, because we would have liked to explore it in more detail and run the barrage of tests we normally do, but that wouldn't have been fair on the Magic. We'll then reserve final judgment for when we get to experience a commercial-grade sample (there might be an 'if' in there too, we'll see). As it is right now, the Magic Vs is looking promising, that's for sure.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 11/30/2022
Honor Magic Vs Specifications, Pros, and Cons
Source: OI Spice Tech News English
The Honor Magic Vs is the foldable smartphone announced in November 2022 with an expected price of $1052 (Rs 85,990 in India) approx. The Honor Magic Vs smartphone has a dual screen, the foldable screen is 7.9 inches OLED, while the cover screen size is 6.45 inches OLED panel. The main display supports a 90Hz refresh rate, while the cover display supports a 120Hz refresh rate. The Honor Magic Vs runs on the Android 12 OS and is supported by Magic UI 7 user interface customization. The 4nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset powers the device for flagship performance. The Honor Magic Vs smartphone is available with 8GB to 12GB RAM with a 256GB/512GB internal storage option. For the next level of photography and videography, there is a triple rear camera with a 54MP primary camera, an 8MP telephoto, and a 50MP ultrawide camera lens. You can record 4K videos at 60fps with gyro-EIS support from the main camera setup. Besides this, there is a 16MP lens on the front for selfies. Furthermore, it comes with Li-Po 5000 mAh battery supported by 66W fast charging and 5W reverse charging support. For color options, the Honor Magic Vs is available in Cyan, Black, and Orange color options.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/30/2022
Honor Magic VS Unboxing/Hands-On: Finally, Global Competition For Galaxy Fold!
Source: ben's gadget reviews English
Samsung has had a monopoly on the global foldable scene for a few years now. This changes in early 2023 as Honor is set to launch its foldable phone internationally, meaning in Europe and Asia! The Magic Vs features a 7.9-inch large internal screen, with a 6.5-inch outside screen. The phone is the lightest foldable around at 262g, and packs a 5,000 mAh battery. In terms of hardware, it is looking impressive. I'll be back with a full review.
Hands-On, online available, Medium, Date: 11/26/2022
HONOR Magic Vs Hardware Preview - HONOR's New Foldable Is Here!
Source: TechTablets English
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/23/2022
HONOR Magic Vs - Better than Galaxy Fold??
Source: The Tech Chap English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/23/2022

Foreign Reviews

80% Prise en main du smartphone pliant Honor Magic Vs : prêt à éclipser le Galaxy Z Fold4 de Samsung
Source: Les Mobiles French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/30/2022
Rating: Total score: 80%
Prise en main du Magic Vs, le smartphone pliant de Honor destiné au marché international
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; large battery capacity; quick charging; bright display; tough device. Negative: Still has a fold.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 12/14/2022
Prise en main du Honor Magic Vs : de belles promesses pour 2023
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Impressive design; decent processor; nice cameras; large battery capacity; quick charging. Negative: Still has a fold.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2022
Prise en main Honor Magic Vs : que vaut le futur concurrent du Galaxy Z Fold 4 ?
Source: Phonandroid French FR→EN
Positive: Powerful processor; impressive dual display; large battery capacity; premium design; solid workmanship; excellent cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 11/24/2022
Honor Magic Vs có gì đặc biệt: Thiết kế gập linh hoạt, hiệu năng bá đạo, camera xịn sò
Source: Viettelstore VN→EN
Positive: Impressive design; solid workmanship; excellent performance; great cameras.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 01/03/2023


Qualcomm Adreno 730: Graphics chip for smartphones and tablets that is integrated within the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. Qualcomm claims that it is 30% faster than the Adreno 660 in the Snapdragon 888 SoC. For Android it should be one of the fastest graphics cards in late 2021.

Modern games should be playable with these graphics cards at low settings and resolutions. Casual gamers may be happy with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 8+ Gen 1: High-end SoC for smartphones that was introduced in late 2021 and manufactured in 4 nm at TSMC. Integrates one “Prime Core” based on a ARM Cortex-X2 architecture clocked at up to 3.2 GHz. Three more performance cores are based on the A710 but clock up to 2.5 GHz. Furthermore, four energy saving cores are integrated that are based on the ARM Cortex-A510 architecture and clock at up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to the processor cores, the SoC integrates a WiFi 6e modem, a Hexagon DSP (for AI acceleration) and a Spectra ISP. The integrated memory controller supports fast LPDDR5 memory with up to 3,200 MHz. 5G is now included in the chip with the Snapdragon X65 modem. Compared to the non plus version, the 8+ Gen 1 offers a 200 MHz higher clocked Prime Core and a 10% higher clocked GPU. Furthermore, it is now produced at TSMC and not Samsung.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display size is a threshold between tablets and smartphones. Most tablets have larger screen diagonals but a lot of smartphones offer such a big screen.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.261 kg:

This weight is typical for smartphones.


In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).

82.4%: This rating should be considered to be average. This is because the proportion of notebooks which have a higher rating is approximately equal to the proportion which have a lower rating.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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