Honor Magic V2 review: exquisite hardware let down by software

  • February 12, 2024
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Super-premium phone-tablet is the thinnest and lightest ‘folder’ yet – but compromises on camera

Honor’s Magic V2 is the best designed folding phone-tablet yet. It feels just like a regular phone when closed but then opens up like a book to reveal a large, plush screen.

Launched in China last year, the Magic V2 has now made it to Europe but not at a price that could be considered affordable. At £1,700 (€2,000), it is placed between the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 and OnePlus’s slightly cheaper Open.

Main screen: 7.92in (402ppi) 120Hz OLED flexible display

Cover screen: 6.43in (404ppi) 120Hz OLED

Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2


Storage: 512GB

Operating system: MagicOS 7.2 (Android 13)

Camera: 50MP + 50MP ultrawide + 20MP 2.5x tele; 2x 16MP selfie

Connectivity: 5G, dual sim + esim, USB-C, wifi 7, NFC, Bluetooth 5.3, GNSS

Water resistance: none

Dimensions folded: 156.7 x 74 x 10.1mm

Dimensions unfolded: 156.7 x 145.4 x 4.8mm

Weight: 237g

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