Honor Magic 2 Software Update Intros Magic UI 2.0

Ciara Alarcon
Honor recently launched its new flagship smartphone – the Magic 2. And while it originally packed EMUI 9.0 out of the box, Honor started rolling out its software update, switching it from Huawei’s EMUI to its new Magic UI 2.0.

Honor Magic 2 Software Update Intros Magic UI 2.0
Honor Magic 2 Software Update Intros Magic UI 2.0

Magic UI 2.0 promises to work as “a next generation AI-powered system.” However, right now, its differences from EMUI 9.0 are only seen on its new color scheme, new labels, and fonts. Nevertheless, Honor will more likely to introduce new features gradually.

The new software update also marked Honor’s first departure from Huawei’s EMUI.

As a quick refresher, the Honor Magic 2 comes with a sliding design and in-display fingerprint scanner to flash an all-screen display. Dressed with a premium design, the device flaunts a 6.39-inch Full HD+ AMOLED panel with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio.

Magic UI 2.0
Magic UI 2.0

Under the hood, the Magic 2 is powerful enough to put an exciting battle against its rivals. It carries the new Kirin 980 chipset, Mali-G76 MP10 GPU, up to 8GB of RAM, and up to 256GB of internal storage. It boasts 3500mAh battery with 40W Honor Magic Charge, as well.

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Honor also made sure that it would have an impressive camera performance. It is mounted with 16MP f/1.8 + 16MP f/2.2 + 24MP B/W f/1.8 rear cameras, while for selfies, it is banked with 16MP f/2.0 + 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor + another 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor.

Honor also equipped it with its own AI assistant named as Yoyo. The company said that it’s an all-in-one smart-living enabler possessed with mind-reading and machine learning capabilities.

The Honor Magic 2 is now available in China starting at CNY 3,799 (~Php29K).

Source: GizChina

Honor Magic 2 Specs:

  • Hybrid dual SIM, dual stand-by, supports LTE connectivity
  • 6.39-inch AMOLED (2340 x 1080) capacitive touchscreen, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 84.8% screen-to-body ratio, 403ppi
  • Dimensions: 157.3mm x 75.1mm x 8.3mm
  • Weight: 206 grams
  • Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0
  • 2.6GHz octa-core (2x2.6GHz Cortex-A76 + 2x1.92GHz Cortex-A76 + 4x1.8GHz Cortex-A55) CPU, Kirin 980 chipset, Mali-G76 MP10 GPU
  • 6GB/8GB RAM
  • 128GB/256GB internal storage, expandable up to 256GB via microSD card (uses SIM2 slot)
  • 16MP f/1.8 PDAF + 16MP f/2.2 + 24MP B/W f/1.8 triple rear cameras, 2160p video recording at 30fps
  • 16MP f/2.0 + 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor + 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor triple front cameras
  • Multimedia Player
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Bluetooth 5.0
  • NFC
  • USB Type-C, with OTG Function
  • Sensors: Face ID, In-display fingerprint scanner, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
  • Battery: 3500mAh Li-Po, non-removable, with 40W Honor Magic Charge
  • Colors: Gradient Red, Gradient Blue, Gradient Black
  • Price: CNY 3,799 (~Php29K), CNY 4,299 (~Php33k), CNY 4,799 (~Php47K)

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