After revealing several teasers, Huawei has finally unveiled its much-awaited concept smartphone. Dubbed as the Honor Magic, the smartphone is undeniably the most interesting-looking handset from the Chinese manufacturer.
The Honor Magic flaunts a curved design, featuring a 5.06-inch 2K AMOLED display. Under the hood, the smartphone packs a Kirin 950 octa-core processor bundled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage.
As far a cameras are concerned, the Honor Magic gets a 12MP dual-lens primary camera with f/2.2 aperture, where one lens takes care of colors, while the other captures black and white shots. On the front, the smartphone packs a 8MP selfie shooter. The smartphone runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow out-of-the-box with ‘Honor Live Magic OS’.
Juicing up the Honor Magic is a 2900mah battery which the company claims reaches from 0-90 percent in just 30 minutes with the bundled Huawei Magic Power charger. Huawei further adds that the handset takes about 10 minutes reach up to 40 percent battery charge, while it takes about 20 minutes to reach 70 percent charge.
In terms of functionality, the handset’s Home button replaces the standard three button layout. As users can double tap, touch, or swipe on the Home button itself to perform all the functions. Besides, the Home button also acts as a fingerprint sensor.
The Honor Magic gets another nifty feature called FaceCode Intelligent Recognition. With this feature, any message notifications you receive will only be visible to faces pre-registered on the handset. Put simply, it means you users need not worry about anyone picking up the handset and get to look at your messages.
In terms of availability, the Honor Magic will only be available for purchase in China, which is now up for pre-orders via several retailers which include Vmall.com, JD, Tmall and Suning. The devices gets a price tag of CNY 3,700 (appprox. $530), is available in Golden Black and Porcelain White.