In the event that there’s one thing Honor believes you should be familiar with its new Enchantment V2, it’s the manner by which slender and light it is. The most slender vegetarian cowhide form of the new foldable, which is sending off in China today, is simply 9.9mm thick when collapsed and weighs 231 grams. When folded, that is thinner and lighter than Honor’s major rivals, such as the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 (14.2 mm and 263 g), the Google Pixel Fold (12.1 mm and 283 g), and the Huawei Mate X3 (11.8 mm and 239 g).
In fact, when the Honor Magic V2 is folded, it almost feels like a smartphone that doesn’t fold. Similar to its 6.43-inch exterior screen, the Magic V2 weighs about the same as an iPhone 14 Pro (206g) or a iPhone 14 Pro Max (240g). It’s not as dainty in its cell phone style collapsed structure (both of Apple’s new leads are 7.85mm thick), yet it’s in a comparable ballpark. Take note that the Magic V2 with a glass back is 10.1 millimeters thicker and weighs 237 grams more than the vegan leather version in “Silk Black.”
At the point when I asked, Honor wouldn’t affirm if or when the Wizardry V2 could be delivered beyond China. In any case, the way that it proactively proposed to send me — an essayist situated in the UK — a survey test recommends it has desires for a global send off. Also, its delivery methodology with its past Wizardry Versus foldable recommends it’s ready to (in the long run) get the V2 to clients Europe, on the off chance that not the US.
Honor emphasizes the engineering work that went into making the Magic V2 this thin in a press release. It claims that a “proprietary steel” makes up 67% of the hinge’s material, that it is 25% thinner and 20% stronger than the Magic VS used by the company. An upgraded help structure on the pivot lessens thickness by a guaranteed 75 percent.
While evaluating the Honor Wizardry V2 for myself, I preferred how the pivot felt on my pristine audit unit. It has a more satisfying clunk when it fully opens up and is smoother and less stiff than the Magic VS. The central issue is the manner by which well the pivot will hold up over the long run, particularly with no IP rating for residue and water obstruction. Honor’s official statement guarantees the pivot ought to in any case have the option to endure 400,000 collapsing cycles, which means about 100 openings and closings daily for quite a long time. Like other foldables, there is still a visible crease, but once you start using the device, it’s easy to forget about.
The refresh rate of the Honor Magic V2’s screens is 120 Hz. The external screen has a size of 6.43 inches, a resolution of 2376 x 1060, a 20:9 aspect ratio, and a claimed peak brightness of 2,500 nits. The internal folding display has a size of 7.92 inches, a resolution of 2344 x 2156, which is almost square, and a peak brightness of 1,600 nits. I was unable to find a solution on whether Honor is utilizing any ultrathin glass in the interior screen’s development, yet it seems like plastic to me.
Since the software on my Honor Magic V2 is still in very early stages of development, I am unable to provide any feedback regarding the camera or software (really, my review unit did not even come preinstalled with an on-screen keyboard; To set it up, I had to connect an external keyboard. So I couldn’t say whether Honor is on target to fix the disturbances I had with the Enchanted Versus, which generally connected with its non-equipment components.
The Magic V2’s specifications are, on the whole, comparable to those of its predecessor. Notwithstanding the more slender aspects, you actually get a 5,000mAh battery that can be quick charged at 66W, and there’s a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 this time around, as opposed to a Gen 1. There’s a triplet of back cameras (a 50-megapixel fundamental, 50-megapixel ultrawide, and 20-megapixel fax), a couple of selfie cameras (both 16 megapixels), 16GB of Slam, and somewhere in the range of 256GB and 1TB of implicit stockpiling.
The Magic V2 is expected to ship by July 27 and will be available in China starting at 8,999, which is approximately $1,254. There’s likewise an Extreme Release, which is the rendition I’ve been trying that accompanies up to 1TB of stockpiling and remembers a pointer for the case. This rendition begins at ¥11,999 (around $1,673).