HonorMagic2 Officially Unveiled in China – with Six Cameras


HonorMagic2, a marvel of engineering infused with Honor’s technological expertise, officially unveiled yesterday in Beijing. Building on the success of the world’s first and real AI-powered smartphone Honor Magic, launched in 2016, the HonorMagic2 is bound to take smartphones to a whole new level with a vast array of futuristic technology features – the world’s first Magic Slide full-view display achieves a nearly 100% screen-to-body ratio; the next-generation AI-dedicated Kirin 980 processor delivers greater intelligence and AI-processing power; YOYO, a virtual assistant, provides an all-in-one smart-living enabler possessed with mind-reading and machine-learning capabilities; and the AI-empowered six-lens camera setup provides a revolutionary photography experience.

Magic Slide Full-View Display Opens New Horizons

As the world’s first Magic Slide full-view display smartphone, HonorMagic2 is an “Ultra-simplicity” design model that delivers an unrivalled user experience with a ground-breaking 6.39-inch Magic Slide full-view display feature that achieves a true no-notch and an almost 100% screen-to-body ratio, and optical in-display fingerprint recognition technology. Each slide-down opens the door to a spectacular visual experience.


The Next Generation of AI Powered by Kirin 980 Processor

Representing an all-round upgrade on the intelligence front, HonorMagic2 is built with the AI-dedicated Kirin 980 processor, which is empowered with the world’s first dual-core NPU processor, delivers high-performance AI-computation processing power, providing users with an exceptional AI-driven user experience. With a 4,000-point intelligence score, YOYO, a virtual voice assistant, redefines human-AI interaction to bring scenario-based and unparalleled user experience as it learns about the world and makes advancements just the way we do.


Photos like Never Before by AI-Empowered Six-lens Camera

Equipped with the 24MP triple-lens rear camera and 17mm ultra-wide angle as well as retractable 16MP triple-lens front camera, HonorMagic2 brings a revolutionary photography experience. In addition to conducting image segmentation to automatically execute photo retouching by fine-tuning parameters with the ground-breaking AI-powered rear camera, the retractable front camera will also utilise high-level 3D facial recognition and portrait lighting features, creating artistic selfies with excellent beautification and bokeh effects.


HonorMagic2 is more than a marvel of engineering technology, it is a futuristic device that undoubtedly puts us ahead of our counterparts. Equipped with a wide range of state-of-the-art technology and high-performance feature upgrades, HonorMagic2 is bound to be the phone of the year and it will achieve further breakthroughs in the high-end technology market. Its continued advancement also represents significant progress for Honor towards its goal to be among the top three mobile brands globally within 5 years.


HonorMagic2 will be available in China for pre-order through Vmall, JD, Tmall, Suning, Vipshop, YHD, Amazon and GOME at below recommended retail price from now to 5th November:

6 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM -> RMB 3799

8 GB RAM + 128 GB ROM -> RMB 4299

8 GB RAM + 256 GB ROM -> RMB 4799

The official sale in China will start from 6th November.


At last nights event, Honor unveiled the HONOR WATCH, its first flagship smartwatch. Equipped with a 1.2-inch AMOLED round touchscreen and double-sided strap, the HONOR WATCH is one of the slimmest smartwatches on the market. Powered by the industry’s first dual chipset architecture, this smartphone lasts 7 days on a single charge and supports functions such as real-time heart rate monitoring, precise navigation and health tracking. The gadget’s global release is planned for January 2019.


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