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Honor Magic V: The first foldable phone with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

Honor has officially launched the first-ever foldable phone featuring Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor. Here, we will dig into the specs, features, expected price, and availability of Honor Magic V in Nepal.  

Honor Magic V Overview

Display and Design

The new Honor Magic V sports a 6.45-inch exterior screen with a standard refresh rate of 120Hz. It also boasts 1000-nits of brightness levels and an excellent aspect ratio of 21.3:9. This results in the users having the experience of a regular smartphone even when the phone stays unfolded. Likewise, there is a 7.9-inch flexible OLED screen with a 90Hz of refresh rate and 2272×1984-pixels resolutions. It also has an aspect ratio of 10.3:9 divided into two areas to 21:9. Further, there is HDR10+ support alongside 10-bit color depth and a peak brightness of 800nits. Not to forget, this is the first foldable phone to be certified for IMAX Enhancement.

honor magic v display

Moving on, the hinge of the handset folds like a water droplet which means it’s like the Oppo Find N. This means it folds flat without a gap between the halves of the screen. The hinge is built from aerospace-grade materials and measures 14.3mm while folds while the unfolded times, it measures 6.7mm. This results that the Honor Magic V being the thinnest foldable smartphone that exists to date. Lastly, there is a rating that says the hinge will survive 10 years if we do consequent folds and unfolds approximately 50 times per day.

Performance and Memory

Powering the device is Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 based on a 4nm fabrication process. It is coupled with a single RAM configuration of 12GB that goes along either with 256GB or 512GB internal storage. On the software front, the phone boots on Android 12 on top of the new Magic UI 6. Likewise, there is a medium 4,750mAh battery cell with 66W fast charging support. Honor claims to charge halfway i.e., 0 to 50% in just 15 minutes.

honor magic v specifications

Rest of the specs

Under the hood, there is a triple camera setup with a 50MP primary lens, a 50MP ultra-spectrum sensor, and a 50MP ultrawide camera. The ultra-spectrum sensor can click a precisely detailed picture even on a foggy day. Upfront, there are dual 42MP lenses for selfies and video calls. The one lies in the outer display while the other in the inner display.

honor magic v camera

For connectivity, there is Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, and a USB 3.2 Gen 1 port. However, you need to buy the USB 3.2 Gen 1 cable separately. You can see three color variations in the model – Orange, Space Silver, and Gloss Black.

Honor Magic V Specifications

  • Display:
    • Outer: 6.45-inch OLED, 120Hz, 2560 x 1080 pixels, 21.3:9 aspect ratio
    • Inner: 7.9-inch Flexible OLED, 2272 x 1984 pixels, 90Hz refresh rate
  • Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm mobile platform)
  • Main Camera: Triple:
    • 50MP f/1.9 primary sensor, OIS
    • 50MP f/2.2 ultra-wide lens
    • 13MP f/2.0 ultra-spectrum lens
  • Selfie Camera (Outer/Inner): 48MP with f/2.4 aperture
  • Memory: 12GB RAM with 256/512GB storage
  • Software: Android 11 based Magic UI 6
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Side Mounted
  • Battery: 4750mAh battery
  • Charging: 66W wired
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 6 (802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax), Bluetooth 5.2, GPS / GALILEO / GLONASS / BEIDOU, NFC, 5G, USB 3.2 Gen 1
  • Colors: Space Silver, Orange, and Gloss Black

Honor Magic V Price in Nepal

The price of Honor Magic V in Nepal is estimated to start from NPR 1,95,000 for the 8/256GB memory configuration. In China, it starts from CNY 9,999 for the same 8/256GB memory.

ModelHonor Magic V price in ChinaHonor Magic V price in Nepal (expected)
Honor Magic VCNY 9,999NPR 1,95,000
Honor Magic VCNY 10,999NPR 2,15,000

Also Read: Honor Watch ES now starts sale in Nepal

Pragya Sapkota
Pragya Sapkota
I am a tech content writer at Youtech Nepal who loves travelling and watching F.R.I.E.N.D.S. Just looking for the light in life!!!

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