What We’re Expecting for the Honor Magic 2 Launch
The original Honor Magic first showed up in December of 2016 and was one of Honor’s less-popular phones. This could be due to the limited availability, or maybe it was a misunderstood phone. The Honor Magic was a more significant phone than you might remember and that’s why I’m really excited for the Honor Magic 2. The Honor Magic was actually the first AI phone to ever hit the market. These days you’ll see most flagship phones taking advantage of some sort of version of AI technology, but the Magic did it before all of them. This set the groundwork for the Honor 10, Honor View 10, Honor Play, and Honor 8X, which all use the same AI technology.
Now with the Honor Magic 2 on the way, we could see another evolution of their AI system. They teased a new AI assistant called “Yoyo” at the 8X launch event. Since then we haven’t received any further information on it, but I expect it will have a lot to add to the current state of digital assistants.
They’ve also shown us a bit of the new pop-up camera which gets rid of any need for a notched display. We have seen this design implemented into other devices since then, but we still don’t know the full details of how this function will work.
The launch date for the Honor Magic 2 is set for October 31st in Beijing. This new phone will undoubtedly set the groundwork for new technologies for future Honor phones. We will learn more about the specs and price at the launch, which so far have been kept a secret.
A few details about the new phone have leaked. We know that it will feature six cameras with three on the back and three on the front. There will also be a curved 2K AMOLED display which is a rare thing to see in an Honor device. The exterior of the Honor Magic 2 will have similar curves as the Mate 20. We also have a look at the color options for the phone.
We will be covering the event live on our Facebook page. Make sure you check it out at 7AM ET.
We have launched our Honor Magic 2 forums here on XDA for our users to discuss all topics related to the Magic 2.Honor Magic 2 Forums