Honor Magic V with 7.9-inch foldable OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 launched: price, specifications


  • Honor Magic V foldable smartphone has debuted in China
  • It is the first foldable phone powered by Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip
  • It has a 7.9-inch foldable OLED screen and 50MP triple cameras

The Honor Magic V foldable phone has been launched in China. It is the world’s first foldable smartphone to feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 mobile platform. Like other foldable phones such as the Galaxy Z Fold 3, Huawei Mate X2, Xiaomi MIX Fold, and OPPO Find N, the Magic V also flaunts an in-ward folding design.

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The Magic V comes with a big-sized foldable screen and its outer screen offers a better aspect ratio than other foldable smartphones. It offers other exciting features such as a 42-megapixel selfie camera, 50-megapixel triple rear cameras, and a big battery with fast charging support. Here is all the information on the specifications, features, and pricing of the Magic V.

Honor Magic V specifications and features

Honor Magic V

Honor Magic V with a 7.9-inch OLED display and Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chip

The Honor Magic V has a 6.45-inch OLED cover display with a curvature on its right edge. It offers a 21:9 aspect ratio, a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,560 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, 10-bit colours, 431ppi pixel density, 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut, and 1920Hz high-frequency PWM (pulse-width modulation) dimming. The company claims that the outer punch-hole offers a 90 percent screen-to-body ratio.

Opening the device reveals its 7.9-inch OLED foldable display that offers a resolution of 2,272 x 1,984 pixels, 10:9 aspect ratio, a 90Hz refresh rate, 380ppi pixel density, HDR10+, 800 nits of brightness, and 100 percent DCI-P3 colour gamut. When folded, the device measures 160.4 x 72.5mm x 14.3mm, whereas it measures 160.4 x 14.11 x 6.7mm when unfolded. The device weighs around 293 grams.

Moving to the camera department, the punch-holes available on the inner and out displays of the Magic V feature a 42-megapixel selfie camera. The rear camera setup of the device has a 50-megapixel Sony IMX766 primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture, a 50-megapixel ultrawide snapper, and a 50-megapixel spectrum-enhanced camera.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset is present under the hood of the Magic V. It ships with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and up to 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. It is the company’s first device to run on Magic UI 6.0 flavoured Android 12 OS. The Magic V is packed with a 4,750mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging. The other features that are available on the foldable device include dual SIM support, 5G, Wi-Fi 6E, Bluetooth 5.2, dual-frequency GPS, an independent secure storage chip, stereo speakers, a side-facing fingerprint scanner, and a USB Type-C port.

Honor Magic V pricing and availability

The Honor Magic V comes in choices like 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage in China. They are priced at RMB 9,999 (~Rs 1,16,150), and RMB 10,999 (~Rs 1,27,750), respectively. The foldable phone comes in three colours such as Titanium Silver, Black, and Orange that comes with a leather back. The Magic V is expected to release in global markets. However, the company did not release any information on Magic V’s launch timeline for the global markets.

Anvinraj Valiyathara

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