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HONOR Magic V Design Revealed, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 To Be Included

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The HONOR Magic V will become the very first foldable smartphone to ship with Qualcomm’s latest and greatest SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1. This information is based on a leaked presentation slide that comes out of China. The HONOR Magic V design has also been revealed thanks to an official teaser video.

The HONOR Magic V design revealed thanks to an official teaser video

The aforementioned presentation slide mentions the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 will be included in the device. HONOR did confirm that the phone is coming, but it did not reveal any of its specifications.

That being said, the HONOR Magic V is expected to launch next month, and an additional teaser video appeared, revealing the phone’s design. If you take a look at the gallery below the article, you’ll see the teaser images taken from the video, and the video itself.

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This teaser is actually quite revealing, as it confirms this phone will open up like a book. It will be a competitor to the Galaxy Z Fold 3 and OPPO Find N, rather than being a clamshell foldable.

Many people jumped to conclusions, expecting a rebranded Huawei P50 Pocket here. That won’t be the case. The second image in the gallery below shows you the phone’s main display. It will open like a book, and it will be large. You can also see a part of its hinge at the top.

The second image shows its outer display. A display camera hole will be included, and it will be centered. The right side of the display will be curved, similar to what we’ve seen on the OPPO Find N.

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The HONOR Magic V will be narrow and tall, larger than the OPPO Find N

Unlike the OPPO Find N, this phone will be extremely narrow and tall. So, it seems like HONOR is aiming for a design closer to the Galaxy Z Fold 3. It seems like there won’t be a display camera hole on the phone’s main display. HONOR may use an under-display camera, or not use a camera there at all.

You can always unfold the device and use its main cameras with a display on the side, or use the front-facing camera on the secondary display. We’ll see what HONOR will opt for.

The last image in the gallery shows a part of the phone’s hinge, along with a semi-folded state of the device. You can also see a Type-C USB port, and the phone’s main, bottom-firing speaker.

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The HONOR Magic V will almost certainly make its way to global markets after it launches in China.

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