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HONOR’s first foldable phone turns head with impressive features

HONOR Magic V
(Image credit: HONOR)

The HONOR Magic V, the first foldable phone from HONOR has just hit the market and it’s already setting the bar for foldables. With a beautiful, extra wide display, a state of the art, floating water droplet hinge, the powerful Snapdragon 8 processor, and the machine learning of Magic UI 6.0, this flagship foldable is the one to watch for tech enthusiasts and early adopters. 

Sleek design

The first thing to notice about the HONOR Magic V is the beautiful display. Not only does the display open up to an extra wide 7.9” display, thanks to advanced waterdrop hinge technology, the screen is creaseless when folded, flat when unfolded, and perfectly symmetrical.  The screen itself is absolutely stunning. This industry-leading device supports a high-definition resolution of 2560x1080 supporting a 100% DCI-P3 color gamut with IMAX enhanced technology that delivers up to 1.07 billion colors. Even while folded, the HONOR Magic V has an impressive 6.45” OLED display.

Unlike some foldables which are bulky, the HONOR Magic V is a mere 14.3 mm in thickness. It’s lightweight and durable, comprised of three aerospace grade materials: high hardness zirconium-based liquid metal, corrosion-resistant high-strength titanium alloy, and lightweight high-strength carbon fiber. The screen itself is also extremely durable, made of a polycurved nano-crystalline glass up to 5 times more resistant to being dropped.

HONOR Magic V

(Image credit: HONOR)

Powerful performance

The HONOR Magic V isn’t just a pretty package either. It is the very first foldable phone to run Qualcomm’s all-new Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 5G processor, A new generation 4nm 5G SoC processor on the Snapdragon 8 mobile platform.. With an Adreno 730 GPU, the HONOR Magic V delivers an increase in GPU performance of 30% compared with the previous generation, enabling more productivity at faster speeds.

Coupled with HONOR's three engines, OS Turbo X, GPU Turbo X and LINK Turbo X, the HONOR Magic V provides the smoothest user experience, as well as improved temperature control and more stable communications.

A smarter experience

Beyond the innovative hardware, the HONOR Magic V comes with the latest HONOR Magic UI 6.0. The HONOR Magic V offers a range of enhanced, customized features for every area of your life, be it on-the-go, at work, or at home..

Based on Android 12, HONOR Magic UI 6.0 employs Magic Live, an unprecedented digital assistant that uses AI and machine learning to personalize and streamline the user experience.

HONOR Magic V

(Image credit: HONOR)

HONOR Magic V

The HONOR Magic V is a powerful new flagship with a sleek, innovative design and an intuitive UI. It’s the very first foldable to employ Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 giving it a big headstart on the competition. Launched on January 18, 2022 in China, HONOR has teased a global launch in the future. This is a device you’re going to want to keep on your radar.