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Huawei Honor Magic 2 debuts with Pop-up Triple Selfie Cameras and In-display Fingerprint Scanner

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Huawei has just showed Xiaomi how it’s done by releasing the Huawei Honor Magic 2. A beast with triple rear camera, triple selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint scanner. This is a reply to Xiaomi’s Mi Mix 3 which was expected to have an In-display fingerprint scanner but showed up with a rear one. The Magic 2 is powered by the world’s first 7nm chipset, the Kirin 980 and runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box.

Design

Huawei Honor Magic 2

The device has an aluminium and glass mix body with slidable back which elevates the triple selfie cameras and makes way for a fully border-less display. It measures 8.3mm in thickness, weighs 206g overall and will be available in Blue, Red and Gray colors.

Huawei Honor Magic 2

Display

Huawei Honor Magic 2

The Honor Magic 2 is built around a 6.39-inch AMOLED truly bezel-less display. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2340 pixels in resolution along with a 403 pixel per inch density for clear visuals. Overall, the screen stretches up to 85.08% screen-to-body as well.

Software and Hardware

It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box with EMUI 9.0. Under the hood, the HiSilicon KIRIN 980 flagship chipset from Huawei runs the race, it comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 2.6GHz for a smooth ride.

The ARM Mali-G76 MP10 graphics card handles graphics. For storing files, the device packs 128GB/256GB internal storage space which is expandable up to 256GB using a memory card. It boasts of 8GB/6GB RAM space for multitasking through apps.

Camera

The Huawei Honor Magic 2 is equipped with Leica-powered triple 16MP + 24MP + 16MP rear cameras for photography. The camera is accompanied by a LED flash and other internal features listed in the table below. In the selfie department, there’s a triple 16MP + 2MP + 2MP selfie shooters for all your selfies as well.

Battery

Powering up the Magic 2 is a 3400mAh battery capacity with fast charging technology. With the fast charging feature, charging the battery from 0% to 100% shouldn’t take up to 1.6 hours.

Huawei Honor Magic 2 Specs

・6.39-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels
・Android 9.0 Pie
・HiSilicon KIRIN 980
・Octa-core 2.6GHz
・8GB/6GB RAM
・256GB/128GB Internal Storage
・16MP + 24MP + 16MP rear camera
・16MP + 2MP + 2MP selfie camera
・3400mAh battery

Huawei Honor Magic 2 Features and Video Review

Huawei Honor Magic 2 Full Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Huawei Honor Magic 2
Announced October, 2018
Released November, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 /1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G Network LTE 700 MHz Class 17
LTE 800 MHz
LTE 850 MHz
LTE 900 MHz
LTE 1700/2100 MHz
LTE 1800 MHz
LTE 1900 MHz
LTE 2100 MHz
LTE 2600 MHz
LTE-TDD 1900 MHz (B39)
LTE-TDD 2300 MHz (B40)
LTE-TDD 2500 MHz (B41)
LTE-TDD 2600 MHz (B38)
LTE 850 MHz (B26)
LTE 700 MHz (B12)
LTE 800 MHz (B18)
LTE 800 MHz (B19)
LTE 700 MHz (B28)

SIM Type Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminium alloy +
Glass
Dimensions 75.13 x 157.32 x 8.3 mm
Weight 206g
Water Resistant No
Protection Yes
Colours Blue, Red, Gray

Display

Display Type AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
Size 6.39-inch
Resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 403ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 85.08%
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Touch Screen Model Capacitive
Touch Screen Yes
Multitouch Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multitouch, Scratch Resistant, Corning Gorilla Glass
2.5D curved glass screen
COF (Chip-On-Flex)
DCI-P3
HDR
Secondary Display No

Camera

16MP + 24MP + 16MP
Yes
2160p@30fps, 1080p@60fps, 720p@960 fps
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Leica triple rear camera
Phase detection
Laser autofocus
Vario-Summilux-H lens
Yes, LED
f/1.8
16MP + 2MP + 2MP
Mechanical pop-up TOF cameras

Software

Android 9.0 Pie
EMUI 9.0
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Huawei HiSilicon KIRIN 980
Process Technology 7nm
CPU Octa-core 2.6GHz
Cores 8-Cores
Bit Architecture 64-bit
GPU (Graphics) ARM Mali-G76 MP10
GPU (Cores) 10-Cores, GPU Turbo 2.0
GPU (Frequency) 720MHz
6GB/8GB
Memory Speed 2133MHz
Internal Storage 128GB/256GB
Yes, up to 256GB
Card Type microSD, microSDHC, microSDXC

Fingerprint (Screen)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Gyroscope, Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, Type C
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
NFC Yes
HDMI Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3400mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Video Play
Normal Use

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Huawei Honor Magic 2 Unboxing

Inside The Box

NB: Details may vary.
– Charger
– USB Data Cable
– Earphone
– Quick Start Guide
– SIM Ejector Pin

Huawei Honor Magic 2 Price

Starting From $699 – $799
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