Chinese manufacturer Honor is preparing to release its first folding smartphone on January 10, 2022. But, a few days ago a lot of information was filtered out.
Folding smartphones are slowly being democratized, and a large section of industry leaders have decided to put themselves in this innovative category, especially against Samsung and its Galaxy Z Flip and Z Fold. This is the Honor affair that will officially launch its Magic V in China on January 10, 2022. However, it is not yet clear whether this is aimed at European and North American markets. The company was able to keep the light of mystery around the device, but, three days before the event, we knew a lot more.
On the site MySmartPrice Has actually released the renderings of the model and a portion of its technical paper. From these pictures, we can see that Magic V adopts a design similar to that of V Galaxy FoldAvailable in three colors: black, white (slightly striped) and orange. The opportunity to observe its back photo island is particularly interesting.
The Leakage Ishan Agarwal, Mostly well-known, shared a large part of the technical paper. However, this information should be taken with a grain of salt.
If its dimensions are folded to 160.4 x 72.7 x 14.3 mm, the smartphone will be slightly thinner. Galaxy Z Fold 3 (16 mm thick). The good news is, this is one of the most troubling aspects of this type of model. Stretched, it will display 160.4 x 141.1 x 6.7 mm ratios. At 293 grams, it is one of the (most) heaviest weights on the market.
According to Agarwal, the external 6.45-inch OLED screen with 2560 x 1080 pixels should be upgraded to 120 Hz. So this would be good news because it would be part of the current upward trend. – Final screens. The inner screen, still OLED, delivers 7.9 inches (2272 x 1984 pixels) in size, with an upgrade rate of up to 90 Hz. This lower rate will save daily energy.
Exclusive: Specifications & Renders of Honor Magic V!
7.9 “Main 90Hz 2272 1984p, 6.45” Cover 120Hz 2560 × 1080p
SD 8 General1
50MP Main, 50MP UW, 50MP Spectrum upgraded
DTS: X Ultra Speakers
4750 mAH, 66W charging
6.7 mm, 293 g
– Ishan Agarwal (@ ishanagarwal24) January 7, 2022
Under these screens, you need to find something brand new SoC Snapdragon 8 General1. The chip in question works with 12GB of RAM and 258/512GB of storage. This package runs on Android 12. So expect a more flexible experience and advanced video games.
Powered by an autonomous 4750 mAh battery, 66 W. Compatible with a fast charge. Very interesting data, because these models are not yet champions in terms of tolerance.
An ambitious photo system
For photography, we should have the right to get a triple 50MPx sensor with a wide-angle (f / 1.9), ultra-wide-angle (f / 2.2), but “enhanced spectrum” module. (f / 2.0) No further information has been reported so we will have to wait to see more of the official presentation. On the front, we see the 42 Mpx wide-angle for selfies. So, Magic V is a particularly ambitious smartphone in this regard, which will pique our interest.