Technology brand Honor has announced the launch of the Honor Magic V, its first 5G foldable flagship smartphone powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Featuring an advanced ultra slim floating waterdrop hinge , a wider exterior display and the latest Magic UI 6.0 the smartphone will be available in China.
"We are thrilled to launch our first 5G foldable flagship, the Honor Magic V, which demonstrates our expertise and innovation in system design and our commitment to always delivering a best-in-class user experience." said George Zhao, CEO of Honor Device Co, Ltd. " Honor has strong ambitions to become the top performing smartphone brand in the premium foldable market and we are confident our first flagship foldable will be very competitive compared with existing models."
Designed using an advanced waterdrop hinge technology, the Magic V has a 6.45-inch 44° curved OLED display when folded, achieving a wider 21.3:9 aspect ratio. The screen functions like a traditional smartphone, rather than appearing long and narrow. The smarphone unfolds to an extra-wide 7.9-inch creaseless display, delivering a tablet-like experience which is ideal for viewing content, multi-tasking and increasing productivity while working. For further information see the IDTechEx report on Flexible, Printed and Organic Electronics 2020-2030: Forecasts, Technologies, Markets.
The screens on the Magic V support a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut and delivers up to 1.07 billion colors, enabling users to enjoy a wide range of colors and visuals in vivid clarity. With a screen refresh rate of up to 120Hz , the Magic V is the first foldable smartphone to receive the IMAX Enhanced certification.
The Magic V is the first foldable smartphone to be powered by Qualcomm's all-new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G processor. Backed by the latest Adreno GPU, the smatphone delivers an increase in GPU performance of 30 percent compared with the previous generation, enabling more productivity at faster speeds.
Other features include an intelligent cooling system comprising the latest third generation graphene and an AI intelligent thermal management system to cool down the phone more effectively while maintaining efficiency.
Magic UI 6.0 comes with Honor's AI Engine, Magic Live. Through context awareness, profile prediction, and a large knowledge graph, Magic Live gives the phone the ability to act as a personal assistant, intelligently learning a user's habits and behaviors to provide tailored recommendations, for example, travel reminders such as check-in times and boarding gate updates. Magic Live will become even more intelligent in the future, supporting the user in scenarios such as office work, study, health and fitness, lifestyle services, and more.
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