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Honor Magic 2 official images with retail box teased by company ahead of October 31 launch

Honor Magic 2 will be company's first flagship smartphone with slider camera design.

  • Published: October 23, 2018 9:50 AM IST
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Image: Honor China/ Weibo


Huawei’s sub-brand Honor first teased its Honor Magic 2 smartphone earlier this year at IFA 2018. The flagship device since then have been up in rumors and leaks. It is believed that Honor Magic 2 will carry similar slider mechanism of Oppo Find X with near bezel-less display. Honor China has already put out teaser invite of Magic 2 for October 31. But just ahead of the official unveiling, Honor itself has posted official images of the Magic 2 showcasing full design, retail box, slider design, and gradient colors.

The Honor Magic 2 images shared by Honor on Weibo reveals two gradient back colors in Red and Blue. The back panel with color shade appears glass and it is likely that Honor might include wireless charging in its flagship Magic 2 smartphone. The triple camera setup can be seen vertically aligned on the top-left corner. An LED flash and dual cameras are visibly stacked together, while the third camera lens sits just below the setup.

Coming to the front, the images also reveal Oppo Find X like slider for the Honor Magic 2 and this features dual-front camera setup with earpiece grill in the bottom center top of the sliding part.

Image: Honor China/ Weibo

So far we have seen a lot of leaks and rumors about the Honor Magic 2. Recently the smartphone was spotted listed on TENAA revealing that the handset will be powered by Huawei’s top-of-the-line Kirin 980 SoC, paired with 6GB/8GB of RAM and 128GB/256GB of internal storage. Coming to the display, the Magic 2 will likely have a 6.39-inch FullHD+ (1080×2340 pixels resolution) panel with almost no bezels, and an in-display fingerprint sensor hidden underneath.

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The listing mentioned Honor Magic 2 having a triple camera system at the back, comprised of a 16-megapixel sensor, a 24-megapixel unit, and a 16-megapixel lens. A dual camera system is expected on the front, made up of one 16-megapixel sensor and a 2-megapixel unit. Lastly, the Honor Magic 2 is expected to have a 3,400mAh battery with support for Huawei’s new ‘Magic Charge’ fast-charging standard.

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  • Published Date: October 23, 2018 9:50 AM IST