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October 29, 2018

HONOR Magic2 Launches Soon: First Kirin 980 HONOR Phone

HONOR Magic2, the first phone equipped with Kirin 980, will be launched soon. The official release date of HONOR Magic2 was announced recently, that is Oct 31, 2018, in Beijing, which is truly an exciting news for users globally.

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HONOR Magic2 Key Features

Some of the key features of the upcoming smartphone HONOR Magic2 have been revealed earlier during the IFA.

1. Kirin 980

The first and most important feature is that HONOR Magic2 will equip the 7nm Kirin 980 processor. Kirin 980 is the most powerful and intelligent mobile AI chipset. It integrates 6.9 billion transistors in an area of less than 1 square centimeter which is a 1.6x fold increase in density to empower better performance. This chipset is the first Cortex-A76 based in the world and has a 75% improvement in single core performance. The Kirin 980 also includes the world’s first commercial use Mali-G76 GPU performance is improved by 46%. The LPDDR4X memory operates at speeds up to 2133 MHz. The fourth-generation ISP utilises a multi-pass noise reduction to capture quality images and preserve important details. This ISP also has a dedicated video pipeline to effectively improve video clarity and reduce shooting delays by 33%.

With this powerful chipset, the phone can get pioneered performance, remarkable efficiency, refined intelligence and superior connectivity. That is to say, the smartphone with Kirin 980 can do better work in camera, app running, network searching and viewing.

Kirin 980

2. Nearly 100% full screen

The second key feature worth mentioning is its nearly 100% screen-to-body ratio display screen. The Magic2’s display is supposedly a 6.4-inch AMOLED panel with a 2340 x 1080 resolution, reaches the edges of the phone’s front and boasts rounded corners. It's an awesome design which will have a Magic Slide that helps to bring the true full-screen solution to the smartphones.

3. Triple rear cameras

The HONOR Magic2 will have triple rear cameras: 16MP + 24MP + 16MP. On the front, it has a 16MP camera and two TOF lenses for 3D face unlock. You will get an enjoyable experience when taking photos with this new flagship handset.

4. Long battery life with superfast charging

The HONOR Magic2 also has a 3400mAh battery life with 40W SuperCharge. Therefore, you do not need to worry about its battery and its superfast charging will not let you down.

To sum up, with the above 4 key features, HONOR Magic2 will be a magic product from HONOR, and a new flagship smartphone.