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▷ First foldable flagship product: HONOR announces the HONOR Magic V

12.01.2022 – 04:23


Shenzhen, China (ots/PRNewswire)

Industry-leading design, the HONOR Magic V offers a revolutionary display and dynamic performance for a premium experience

Global technology brand HONOR today announced the launch of its flagship HONOR Magic V, their first foldable 5G smartphone featuring industry-leading design, a revolutionary display and dynamic performance with the all-new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. With an advanced ultra-slim wrinkle-free waterdrop hinge, a wider outer display and the latest Magic UI 6.0, the HONOR Magic V takes a great leap forward in the field of innovative foldable smartphone design. With numerous features and capabilities, it stands out from the existing foldable smart devices on the market. The HONOR Magic V will be available in China from RMB 9,999.

“We are very excited to launch our first 5G foldable flagship product, the HONOR Magic V, demonstrating our expertise and innovation in system design and our commitment to delivering a superior user experience.”, so George Zhao, CEO of HONOR Device Co,Ltd. “HONOR has the ambition to become the most powerful smartphone brand in the premium foldable market and we are confident that our first foldable flagship product will be extremely competitive compared to the existing models.”

Industry-leading design features for a clean, symmetrical display

The HONOR Magic V is designed with an advanced “waterdrop hinge” that is ultra-thin compared to similar products on the market. It features an industry-leading symmetrical body that delivers a transformative user experience and sets new standards in foldable smartphone design .

When folded, the HONOR Magic V features a 44° curved 6.45-inch OLED display that achieves a wider aspect ratio of 21.3:9, which sets it apart from other foldable devices on the market. This makes the device exceptionally user-friendly and functional, as the screen functions like a traditional smartphone instead of appearing long and narrow. With its innovative waterdrop hinge, the HONOR Magic V unfolds into an extra-wide, crease-free 7.9-inch display that offers an immersive experience similar to that of a tablet, ideal for content viewing, multitasking and increased productivity at work work.

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Supporting 100% DCI-P3 color space, the HONOR Magic V’s screens deliver up to 1.07 billion colors, allowing users to enjoy a wide range of stunning colors and graphics with vivid clarity. With a screen refresh rate of up to 120 Hz[1] viewers are guaranteed an immersive entertainment experience, whether watching movies, surfing the web or playing games. The HONOR Magic V is the first foldable smartphone to receive IMAX Enhanced certification.

High-strength titanium alloy, liquid zirconium metals and high-strength carbon fibers that reduce the device’s density make the HONOR Magic V extremely light and well-balanced in the hand, allowing users to explore its full potential and all functions, whether folded or unfolded.

Dynamic performance with the all-new Snapdragon 8

The HONOR Magic V is the first foldable smartphone powered by Qualcomm’s brand new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G processor, delivering outstanding performance. With the support of the latest Adreno GPU, the HONOR Magic V delivers a 30 percent increase in GPU performance compared to the previous generation, enabling more productivity at higher speeds. The HONOR Magic V is also equipped with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage, increasing processing speed and storage capacity.

The HONOR Magic V features an intelligent cooling system composed of the latest third-generation graphene and an intelligent AI thermal management system to cool the phone more effectively while maintaining efficiency.

The HONOR Magic V features an intelligent cooling system composed of the latest third-generation graphene and an intelligent AI thermal management system to cool the phone more effectively while maintaining efficiency.

Revolutionary camera system

HONOR continues to advance photography with the HONOR Magic V, which features an AI-powered quad camera array with a 50MP main camera and a 42MP front camera. It offers three modes for stunning photography and videography – Night, HDR, Zoom. Powered by the HONOR Image Engine, an advanced AI-enhanced imaging system, the HONOR Magic V always delivers top-notch multi-camera computational photography, no matter where you are or what you’re shooting.

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Personalized User Experience: Introducing HONOR Magic UI 6.0

The HONOR Magic V introduces the latest HONOR Magic UI 6.0 and offers a range of advanced customized features for an all-round intelligent experience. The Magic UI 6.0 comes with HONOR’s Magic Live AI engine. Through context awareness, profile prediction and a large knowledge graph, Magic Live gives the HONOR Magic V the ability to act as a personal assistant. It learns its user’s habits and behaviors and can make tailored recommendations such as travel reminders such as check-in times and gate updates. Magic Live will become even more intelligent in the future and will support the user in situations such as office work, studies, health and fitness, lifestyle services and much more.

In addition, the HONOR Magic V supports multi-windows, which allows the screen to be split into multiple windows, allowing users to enjoy different types of content at the same time and customize and arrange them. Thanks to its intelligent AI system, the HONOR Magic V automatically recognizes and recommends content for multi-windows based on usage, enabling enhanced personalization and entertainment.

Data protection and security features at the highest level

Equipped with a dual security system (HTEE+QTEE), the HONOR Magic V can meet the security needs of locksmiths around the world. The HONOR Magic V also features an independent security chip that provides maximum security for passwords and biometrics such as fingerprints.

Ultra-long battery life and improved fast charging function

The HONOR Magic V features a dual-circuit battery design and is powered by a whopping 4,750mAh battery for all-day use. The HONOR Magic V supports 66W HONOR SuperCharge, which can charge the battery to 50 percent in just 15 minutes.

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Colors, prices and availability

The HONOR Magic V is available in three stunning colors: Black, Space Silver and Burnt Orange.

The HONOR Magic V will be available in China from January 18, priced at RMB 9,999 for the 12+256GB version and RMB 10,999 for the 12+512GB version.

For more information, please visit the HONOR online store at www.hihonor.com.


Founded in 2013, HONOR is a global leader in smart devices. We aim to become a global, iconic tech brand, enabling intelligent life in all scenarios and across all channels for all people. With a strategic focus on innovation, quality and service, HONOR is dedicated to developing technologies that empower people around the world to go beyond themselves through its R&D capabilities and pioneering technology, and create a new intelligent world for people with its portfolio of innovative products to create all.

For more information, visit HONOR online at www. hihonor.com.






[1] The HONOR Magic V delivers a 90Hz refresh rate on the unfolded screen and a 120Hz refresh rate on the folded screen

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