Honor Magic V specifications, renders leaked before launch


  • Honor Magic V foldable phone will be launching on January 10th, 2021, in China
  • The specifications and renders of the Magic V have leaked
  • Its pricing has also been tipped

Honor Magic V foldable phone is scheduled to launch on January 10th, 2021, in China. It will be arriving as Honor’s first foldable smartphone, and it will be debuting as the world’s first foldable device featuring the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Reliable tipster Ishan Agarwal has teamed up with MySmartPrice to share the leaked renders and specifications of the Magic V.

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The Magic V will be flaunting an in-ward folding design like the recently unveiled foldables such as OPPO Find N, Xiaomi MIX Fold, Huawei Mate X2, and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 3. It will pack specs like an 8-inch foldable display, 50-megapixel triple cameras, and a large battery that supports fast charging. A separate leak from China has revealed the pricing of the two variants of the Magic V.

Honor Magic V specifications (rumoured)

The new leak claims that the Honor Magic V will come with a 6.45-inch OLED cover display that produces a resolution of 2,560 x 1,080 pixels, a 120Hz refresh rate, and 431ppi pixel density. Opening the device will reveal its 7.9-inch foldable OLED screen that offers 2,272 x 1,984 pixels resolution, a 90Hz refresh rate, and a 381ppi pixel density. The leaked renders of the phone show that the Magic V’s cover and inner screen sports a punch-hole design.

The Magic V has a 42-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture on the cover display. It is speculated that the inner display of the device will also feature the same camera. The rear-facing camera setup of the Magic V may comprise of a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.9 aperture, a 50-megapixel ultrawide lens, and a 50-megapixel spectrum enhanced camera.

The Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 powered device will ship with 12GB of RAM and 256GB or 512GB of native storage. It will be packed with a 4,750mAh battery that supports 66W fast charging. The device will measure 160.4 x 72.7 x 14.3mm when folded and weigh 293 grams. When unfolded, it will measure 160.4 x 141.1 x 6.7mm. As can be seen in the above render, the Magic V will be available in Orange (leather back), black, and white colours.

Honor Magic V pricing (rumoured)

A leak by tipster WHY LAB from China reveals that the Magic V will be arriving in two variants such as 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. These variants are going to cost RMB 13,999 (~Rs 1,63,100) and RMB 14,999 (~Rs 1,74,700), respectively. It is unclear whether the device will be releasing in markets outside China.

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