We may only be a couple of days away from the launch of the Honor Magic 2, but there is no stopping the leaks around the smartphone. The device has now been spotted on a benchmarking website that gives a glimpse at some of its key features.
The Geekbench listing (spotted by MySmartPrice) confirms that the Honor Magic 2 will be powered by Huawei’s flagship Kirin chipset. The Kirin 980 SoC built using the 7nm process features two Cortex-A76 cores clocked at 2.6 GHz, two more at 1.92 GHz, and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz.
The chipset will be paired with 8GB of RAM. The smartphone is seen scoring 3,316 single-core tests, and 9,534 in multi-core tests. Needless to say, performance will be least of users’ concerns. The listing also confirms that the Honor Magic 2 will run Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.
Apart from top-level performance, the talking point on Honor‘s smartphone will be the truly bezel-less design. The company will be able to achieve this design by opting for a manual slider. Recent leaked renders showed a triple-camera setup placed at the back, and a single front camera with sensors placed in the sliding panel. The device is expected to be available in blue, red, and silver colors.
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Honor Magic 2 rumored specifications, features
Based on what has leaked so far, the Honor Magic 2 is expected to feature a 6-inch FHD+ resolution AMOLED display with over 95 percent screen-to-body ratio.
At the front, there is expected to be a 24-megapixel selfie camera, and the device will be backed by a 3,300mAh battery with fast-charging technology. There is also likely to be support for wireless charging, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.