Honor Magic 2

Honor Magic 2
  • Processor: HiSilicon Kirin 980 (Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55))
  • RAM: 6 GB/ 8 GB
  • Storage: 128 GB/ 256 GB
  • Display: 6.39 inch
  • Camera: 16 MP+16 MP+24 MP / 16 MP+2 MP+2 MP
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.4 4.2 1
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Software 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Value For Money 8 / 10

Today, Honor has launched its new smartphone that is Honor Magic 2 in the gadgets market. It has come with a triple camera, Live AI system with the eight-sided curved display which gives it a perfect impression. It has two versions and each available in gradients of red, black and blue. The smartphone’s powerhouse packs a Li-Po 3500 mAh non-removable battery. It features a fast charging at 4A/10V 40W which is quite superb and has a price of Rs 37,000 in the market.

Specifications and Features of the Honor Magic 2 are:

The Honor Magic 2 comes with the 6.39 inch AMOLED display. It has a resolution of the 1080 x 2340 pixels with 403 ppi. The phone dimensions measures at 157.3 x 75.1 x 8.3 mm with 206g weight.

It runs on EMUI 9.0 User Interface based on Android 9.0 (Pie) Operating System. It is powered by HiSilicon Kirin 980 chipset and Octa-core (2×2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2×1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55) processor. It sports Mali-G76 MP10 GPU. As we discussed before that it has two versions:

  • 8 GB RAM device comes with the 128/256 GB of internal memory. It can be expandable up to up to 256 GB via Micro-SD card, and
  • 6 GB RAM device comes with the 128 GB of internal memory. It can be expandable up to up to 256 GB via Micro-SD card.

The Honor Magic 2 packs a triple camera on the back side of the phone – 16 MP+ 16 MP+ 24 MP and 16 MP+ 2 MP + 2 MP front camera for shooting selfies and calls. The primary camera is capable of the 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps video recording. It includes the LED flash, panorama, HDR and PDAF. These sensors are present on the device:

  • Face ID,
  • Fingerprint Sensor (under display),
  • Accelerometer Sensor,
  • Gyro Sensor,
  • Proximity Sensor, and
  • Compass Sensor.

Some Connectivity options included in the phone are:

  • Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot,
  • Bluetooth- 5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE,
  • GPS with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS,
  • NFC
  • USB- 3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go.

Honor Magic 2 - Specs

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    157.3 x 75.1 x 8.3 mm (6.19 x 2.96 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight
    206 g (7.27 oz)
  • Colors
    Blue, Purple

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    6.39 inch
  • Resolution
    1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16 M
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    403 ppi
  • Features
    SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM
    Browser HTML5
    - Fast battery charging 4A/10V 40W
    - DivX/XviD/MP4/H.265/WMV player
    - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/FLAC player
    - Document editor
    - Photo/video editor

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    HiSilicon Kirin 980 (7 nm)
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (2x2.6 GHz Cortex-A76 & 2x1.92 GHz Cortex-A76 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-G76 MP10
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    6 GB/ 8 GB
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    128 GB/ 256 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    up to 256 GB
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Face ID
    Fingerprint Sensor (under display)
    Accelerometer Sensor
    Gyro Sensor
    Proximity Sensor
    Compass Sensor

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • User Interface UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    EMUI 9.0

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    16 MP+16 MP+24 MP
  • Image
    1080p@30fps
  • Video
    2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps, 720p@480fps
  • Camera Features
    LED flash, panorama, HDR and PDAF
  • Flash Flash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    LED flash
  • Secondary
    16 MP+2 MP+2 MP

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Poly (Lithium Polymer)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    3500 mAh
  • Placement
    Non-removable

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    5.0, A2DP, aptX HD, LE
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • USB
    3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    Yes, with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Microphone Jack
  • Headphone Jack