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Honor Magic 2 with retractable camera module, in-display fingerprint scanner, launched in China

Honor Magic 2 has been launched in China, with a host of innovative AI-based features. The phone features a 6.39-inch AMOLED display, with a screen-to-body ratio of 91.5 per cent.

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Honor Magic 2 comes with Yoyo, its own digital assistant, that can be commanded to fly a drone.

Honor Magic 2 has been launched in China, and features an in-display fingerprint scanner as well as a sliding design that houses the front camera. The phone offers AI-based features, like its own digital assistant, Yoyo, and connectivity across a range of devices. Honor Magic 2 has been priced from 3799 yuan and is available in three colour variants: Gradient Red, Gradient Blue and Gradient Black.

Featuring a 6.39-inch AMOLED display, the Honor phone offers a resolution of 2140×1080 pixels, and a screen-to-body ratio of 91.5 per cent. It is based on Magic UI 2.0 over and above Android Pie, runs the Kirin 980 processor, and is backed by a 3400mAh battery. Honor Magic 2 supports 40W fast charging, called ‘Magic Charge’. The company claims that it can charge the phone from zero to 85 per cent within 30 minutes.

Also, the phone comes with Yoyo, that is designed to cater to a range of commands, such as checking on hotel reservations, or even controlling drones. The biometric security options on Honor Magic 2 include an in-display fingerprint scanner, as well as infrared 3D face unlock. Honor also revealed that the phone will support dual wireless projection mode, as well as wireless PC mode, that can be activated through Miracast. Honor Magic 2 comes with 6GB/8GB RAM and 128GB/256GB internal storage, expandable through microSD support.

Also read: Expect more phones with Kirin 980 chipset this year; 5G smartphone in 2019: Huawei

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This Honor phone comes with three rear cameras, stacked vertically. The configuration consists of a 16MP RGB lens with f/1.8 aperture, a 24MP Monochrome lens of f/1.8 aperture, and a 16MP super wide-angle camera with f/2.2 aperture. Honor Magic 2’s rear cameras scene recognition, HDR wide-angle photography in Night mode, AR mode, 3D portrait mode as well as slow-motion video recording at 480fps. The front camera module holed a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, alongside two 2MP depth-sensing lenses, both of f/2.4 aperture.

Honor Magic 2 offers Dual GPS, Hi103WiFi chip, dual VoLTE, Bluetooth 5.0, and a type-C USB port for connectivity. The phone has been priced at 3799 yuan (Rs 40,340 approx.) for the 6GB RAM/128GB variant, 4299 yuan (Rs 45,650 approx.) for the 8GB RAM/128GB variant and 4799 yuan (Rs 50,960 approx.) for the 8GB RAM/256GB variant.