Honor, the sub-brand of Huawei has launched a new smartphone, dubbed as ‘Honor Magic’ at an event in China. It is a beautiful looking smartphone with some interesting AI driven features that makes it stand out from the crowd.
The Honor Magic features a WiseScreen sensor, which combines a sensor in its frame and an infrared sensor in the front-facing camera to recognize the owner’s hand and eyes, to turn on the screen while picking up the phone. When the phone is put down by the owner, or put away in a pocket, the screen is supposed to turn off in one second.
The Honor Magic also has a FaceCode Intelligent Recognition, so that new message notification will only reveal itself for pre-registered faces to ensure users’ privacy. DeepThink lets you Press and hold the home button so it will offer multi-facets information based on the current webpage you visit.
The Huawei Honor Magic sports a 5.09-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED 3D curved glass display. Under the hood, it is powered by a 2.3GHz Octa-core Kirin 950 16nm processor, coupled with Mali T880-MP4 GPU and 4GB of RAM.
On the photography front, it has 12MP dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.2 aperture, 6P lens, 1.4um pixel size and an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture. It comes with 64GB of inbuilt storage. The fingerprint sensor is embedded into the home button.
The dual-sim smartphone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Honor Magic Live OS. It is backed by a 2900mAh battery with Huawei Magic Power fast charging support. Connectivity options include 4G, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac (2.4GHz and 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.2 and GPS. It measures at 146.1×69.9x 7.8mm and weighs at 145g.
The Honor Magic comes in Golden black and Porcelain white colors. It is priced at 3699 yuan (approx. Rs. 36,100) and is available for order in China starting from today. However, there is no word about its Indian availability yet. Stay tuned for more updates!