The new Honor Magic V2 smartphone appears to be a huge success in China, according to a teaser picture published by the company. Within the first 12 hours of presales, the device set a record for sales on four major Chinese online marketplaces, surpassing all android smartphones sold in the past year. Also, the caption on the teaser confirms that the device has exceeded all expectations in terms of sales.
So, this success is supported by the latest sales ranking on JD.com. It shows Honor Magic V2 in first place, surpassing even the iPhone 14 Pro Max. The smartphone was launched on July 12, and it boasts several impressive features, including a 5000mAh battery (a first for foldable smartphones), an overclocked Snapdragon 8 Gen 2, Wi-Fi 7, and a camera with three modules, each with optical stabilization.
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Also, the popularity of the Honor Magic V2 can be attributed to its unique features and competitive pricing. With a strong battery and powerful processor, the device is an attractive option for consumers who prioritize performance and battery life. Additionally, the camera's advanced features, including optical stabilization, make it an appealing choice for photography enthusiasts.
Overall, the Honor Magic V2 has made a significant impact on the Chinese smartphone market, setting new records for sales and outperforming its competitors. Whether this success will translate to other markets remains to be seen, but the device is certainly generating buzz and excitement among tech enthusiasts.
Here is a reminder of the specifications of the smartphone.
HONOR Magic V2 specifications
- Design: Super-light Titanium Hinge
- Display (Interior): 7.92″ Foldable LTPO OLED 120Hz display, 2344 × 2156 pixels, 90.4% Screen-to-body ratio, up to 1600 nits, 402 PPI and Stylus support
- Display (Exterior): 6.43″ 120Hz LTPO display, 2376 × 1060 pixels, 91.2% Screen-to-body ratio, up to 2500 nits, 402 PPI, Stylus support and Nanocrystal glass 2.0
- Color: 1.07 billion colors, 100% DCI-P3 wide color gamut, HDR10+
- 3840Hz PWM Dimming with TÜV Rheinland Flicker Free Certification
- Up to 3.36GHz Octa Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform Latest Version with Adreno 740 GPU
- 50MP Camera, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash. 50MP ultra-wide camera with f/2.0 aperture with OIS, macro option. 20MP Telephoto Camera with f/2.4 aperture with OIS, HONOR AI Motion Sensing Capture
- 16MP front camera with f/2.2 aperture
- Memory: 16GB RAM + 256 GB/512 GB for Magic V2 and 16GB/1 TB for Magic V2 Ultimate Edition
- Battery: 5000mAh Silicon-carbon Battery; 66W Wired HONOR SuperCharge
- Connectivity: Dual SIM, 5g SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ax (2.4GHz and 5GHz). Bluetooth 5.3 LE, GPS (L1 + L5 Dual band), NFC, USB 3.1 Type-C (GEN1), DP1.2
- Audio: Symmetrical Stereo Dual Speakers, certified by IMAX Enhanced, 24bit HDR 3-MIC Stereo Voice Reception and DTS X Ultra Algorithm
- Security: HTEE + QTEE Dual-Security System, Discrete Security Chipset
- Side-mounted fingerprint sensor, Infrared sensor
- MagicOS 7.2 based on Android 13
- Dimensions (H x W x D): 156.7mm x 145.4mm (74.1mm when folded) x 4.7mm (9.9mm when folded). Weight: 231g (leather) / 237g (glass)
- Colors: Black, Silk Black, Silk Purple and Gold