Huawei Terminal’s Honor brand on Friday unveiled the Honor Magic smartphone. The new Honor Magic smartphone will be available starting Friday in China and has been priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly Rs. 36,000). It will be available in China via Vmall, Tmall, and JD.com. The Chinese company has not revealed any global availability details for the Honor Magic smartphone as of now. With the launch of the Magic smartphone, Honor also commemorated its third-anniversary.
The Honor Magic features intelligent sensor and recognition technology to ensure privacy. It comes with WiseScreen sensor that allows users to unlock the phone by simply looking at the screen. When users put Honor Magic down or in pocket, the smartphone automatically turns off the screen and locks the phone. The new Honor Magic also comes with FaceCode intelligent recognition feature that shows notifications arriving on the device only when it verifies that it’s the user and not someone else. Users will have to pre-register a face on the phone. The company also introduced a Google Now on Tap-like feature dubbed Deep Think which surfaces information about a place or a topic when users press and hold the home button.
For specifications, the Honor Magic features a 5.09-inch (1440×2560 pixels) Quad HD Amoled 3D curved display. Honor Magic is powered by the company’s in-house octa-core Kirin 950 processor clocked at 1.8GHz coupled with 4GB of RAM. There is 64GB of inbuilt storage. The new Honor Magic smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Honor’s UI on top. It supports dual-SIM and packs a 2900mAh battery with fast charging support. The company claims that Honor Magic smartphone can reach up to 70 percent in 20 minutes of charging while 10 minutes of charging gives 40 percent charge.
Honor Magic sports 12-megapixel dual-rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash and f/2.2 aperture. There’s an -8-megapixel front camera on board as well. The Honor Magic measures 146.1×69.9×7.8mm and weighs 145 grams. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS/ A-GPS.