Honor Magic 2: Everything We Know So Far

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Honor Magic 2: Everything We Know So Far

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A high screen-to-body ratio is the latest trend in smartphones and companies are continuously trying hard to achieve it. Recently, we saw the launch of Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 with an insane 93.5 % screen-to-body ratio. Lenovo is boasting that the new Z5 Pro will have a 100 percent full-view display with in-display fingerprint scanner. And now, fresh renders of the Honor Magic 2 have surfaced online which follow a similar design theme.

Consumers, We Shrunk The Bezels

With each passing year, smartphone manufacturers try to shrink the bezels around the screen. But till now components like the front facing camera, earpiece and ambient light sensor have held back companies from achieving this goal. Now, the companies have found a way around it. Manufactures are now concealing the previously mentioned hardware components behind a sliding screen. It has allowed companies to significantly bump up the screen real estate available on a device.

Honor Magic 2: Truly Infinite Screen

Honor is a sub brand of the Chinese telecom giant Huawei and the company is about to launch a new smartphone called the Honor Magic 2. As per latest renders, the Honor Magic 2 has triple sliding front cameras with 3D face unlock technology. Previously shared photos of the smartphone give us an idea that it will have a very high screen-to-body ratio.

A listing of the Honor Magic 2 was recently seen on the Chinese website TENAA. According to TENAA’s listing, the device has a 6.39 inch AMOLED screen with a resolution of 2340 x 1080 px. The Smartphone weighs 206 grams and measures 157 x 75 x 8.3 mm.

It will run on the 7 nm Octa-Core Kirin 980 SoC and have 6 GB / 8 GB of hi-speed LPDDR4x RAM. In terms of storage the device will be available in 128 GB / 256 GB storage variants. No information about memory expandability is available. The Honor Magic 2 runs on EMUI 9 ,which is based on Android 9.0 Pie. It has a 3,400 mAh battery with 40 W fast charging capabilities. Other connectivity features of the smartphone include NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, 4G VoLTE, 802.11 Wi-Fi and a USB Type-C port.

Latest renders of the device reveal that it will be available in three gradient colors which are Blue, Pink & Silver. The Honor Magic 2’s power button and volume rockers are placed on the right whereas the sim card tray is on the left side.

Also read:  Samsung Galaxy S10 To Launch In Three Variants Along With A Foldable Phone

The smartphone’s launch is scheduled for the 31st of October hence, we wont have to wait for long to get the official specifications and features of the Honor Magic 2.

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