Honor Magic 2

Huawei backed Honor is launching its latest iteration to the ‘Magic’ series – Honor Magic 2. The device has been in rumours and now 48 hours prior to its launch the device has landed on to Geekbench revealing its internals.

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Honor Magic 2 Surfaced On Geekbench

The surfaced Honor Magic 2 is revealed to powered by Kirin 980 SoC, coupled with 8GB RAM, which is currently available only in the latest Mate series and the Magic 2 will be the first Honor smartphone to pack it. The platform is coupled with two Cortex-A76 cores at 2.6 GHz, two more at 1.92 GHz, and four power-efficient Cortex-A55 at 1.8 GHz.

Honor Magic 2

The Magic 2 scored 3316 single-core and the 9534 multi-core, which is quite same as the Huawei Mate 20 Pro (differences likely due to the prototype hardware). The Magic 2 runs on  Android 9.0 Pie and comes with a much teased Yoyo – an Honor solution for a voice assistant, which interestingly speaks English.

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The launch of Magic 2 is taking place on Wednesday and TV ads are already rolling and teasing the new smartphone. The video goes back to the launch of the first Honor Magic and makes a bold comparison between the new phone and the creation of the Universe. We have to wait to see what the device posses.


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