The Honor Magic Vs 2 launching: A Closer Look at the World’s Thinnest Foldable Phone

Honor has been making waves in the smartphone industry with its innovative foldable devices. In July, Honor introduced the Honor Magic Vs 2, a cutting-edge foldable smartphone. Just last month, they unveiled the Honor Purse V, an outward folding phone with a remarkable design.

The Honor Magic Vs 2 launching: A Closer Look at the World's Thinnest Foldable Phone
The Honor Magic Vs 2 launching: A Closer Look at the World’s Thinnest Foldable Phone

And now, Honor is back with its third foldable phone release this year, the Honor Magic Vs 2, promising a thrilling combination of sleekness and power.

Honor Magic Vs 2 Specifications and Features

The Honor Magic Vs 2 is a book-style foldable phone, setting a new standard for slimness in the foldable phone category. When unfolded, it measures a mere 5.1mm in thickness, and even when folded, it maintains a sleek profile at 10.7mm. Impressively, the device tips the scales at just 229 grams, thanks to the use of rare earth magnesium alloy. The phone’s exterior sports a side-mounted fingerprint scanner and a power button on the right side. Honor has incorporated a robust titanium hinge mechanism to ensure enhanced stability and durability.

Display-wise, the Honor Magic Vs 2 boasts a 6.43-inch primary external cover display with a resolution of 2,344 x 2,156 pixels and an impressive peak brightness of 2,500 nits. Inside, the phone unfolds to reveal a spacious 7.9-inch AMOLED foldable screen with a resolution of 2,376 x 1,080 pixels. Both displays offer AMOLED panels, a silky-smooth 120Hz LTPO refresh rate, and HDR10+ support, delivering stunning visuals. Symmetrical bezels gracefully frame the expansive screen. Powering this sleek device is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 processor, backed by a formidable 16GB of RAM and a capacious 512GB of in-built storage.

The photography capabilities of the Honor Magic Vs 2 are equally impressive, featuring a triple rear camera setup with a 50-megapixel primary camera sensor, a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 20-megapixel telephoto sensor with an astounding 40x digital zoom. A 16-megapixel selfie camera graces the front. To ensure you have ample power throughout the day, the foldable phone is equipped with a robust 5,000mAh battery unit, complete with 66W fast charging support for swift refueling. On the software front, the Honor Magic Vs 2 runs on MagicOS 7.2, a custom skin based on the latest Android 13.

Honor Magic Vs 2 Price and Availability

The Honor Magic Vs 2 is available in three elegant color options: Glacier Blue, Velvet Black, and Coral Purple, exclusively in China for now. The base model, featuring 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, is priced at 6,999 Yuan (approximately Rs. 79,825), while the high-end variant, equipped with 16GB of RAM and a generous 512GB of storage, is available for 7,699 Yuan (roughly Rs. 87,810). As for a global release, that remains uncertain for the time being, so stay tuned for updates on this exciting foldable smartphone’s availability in international markets.


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