Huawei Honor Magic

Huawei Honor Magic
Brand: Huawei
Category: Mobiles
  • Processor: Hisilicon Kirin 950 (Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53))
  • RAM: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 64 GB
  • Display: AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Camera: Dual 12 MP/8 MP
  • OS: Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)

Our Rating

The overall rating is based on review by our experts

8.3 4.2 1
  • Performance 9 / 10
  • Display 9 / 10
  • Design 8 / 10
  • Software 9 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Value For Money 7 / 10

Huawei launched its new device Huawei Honor Magic in the market. The phone is available in Golden Black and Porcelain White colour variants. It has priced at CNY 3,699 (roughly Rs. 36,000).

Design and Display

The Huawei Honor Magic comes with 5.09 inches AMOLED capacitive touchscreen display. It has display resolution is 1440 x 2560 pixels with a pixel density of 577 ppi. It measures 146.1 x 69.9 x 7.8 mm (5.75 x 2.75 x 0.31 in) and a weight 145 g (5.11 oz).

Hardware and Software

The Huawei Honor Magic runs on Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow) based on Magic Live UI. It inbuilt Hisilicon Kirin 950 chipset and Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex A53) processor. It supports of Mali-T880 MP4 GPU. The device has come with 4 GB  of RAM. The phone packs 64 GB of internal storage that can not be expandable.

Camera

As coming to the camera section, it packs Dual 12 MP primary camera and a 8 MP of secondary camera. The primary camera is capable of [email protected] video recording. It has features are Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash.

Battery and Sensors

The smartphone is a Dual SIM device that accepts a Nano-SIM. It is beefy of Li-Ion 2900 mAh capacity with a Non-removable battery. It has a feature of Fast battery charging: 90% in 30 min which is quite superb. Sensors on the phone are included Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensor.

Connectivity

The Huawei Honor Magic has some connectivity options and that are:

  1. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  2. Bluetooth-v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
  3. GPS with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  4. NFC
  5. USB-Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go

Huawei Honor Magic - Specs

Network

Design

  • Type Design Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    146.1 x 69.9 x 7.8 mm (5.75 x 2.75 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight
    145 g (5.11 oz)
  • Colors
    Golden Black, Porcelain White

Display

  • Display Type Display Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    AMOLED capacitive touchscreen
  • Size
    5.09 inches
  • Resolution
    1440 x 2560 pixels
  • Display Colors Display Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M colors
  • Pixel Density Pixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    577 ppi
  • Features
    SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
    Browser HTML5
    Java No
    - Fast battery charging: 90% in 30 min
    - MP4/H.264 player
    - MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
    - Document editor
    - Photo/video editor

Software

  • Operating System OS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Android OS, v6.0 (Marshmallow)
  • Skin UI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    Magic Live UI

Hardware

  • Chipset Chipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Hisilicon Kirin 950 CPU
  • CPU CPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex A53)
  • GPU GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Mali-T880 MP4
  • RAM (Memory) RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    4 GB RAM
  • Internal Storage Internal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    64 GB
  • Card Slot Memory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    No
  • Sensors Sensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Fingerprint (front-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass

Camera

  • Primary Camera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    Dual 12 MP
  • Video
  • Camera Features
    Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash

Battery

  • Battery Type Battery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • Capacity Battery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    2900 mAh

Connectivity

  • Bluetooth Bluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE GPS
  • Wi-fi Wi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
  • Infrared Infrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • USB
    Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
  • GPS GPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • NFC NFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • Headphone Jack

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