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Honor's first foldable smartphone 'Magic V’ to launch on January 10; Read details

The next phone will have a triple-camera setup on the back, with the camera sensors positioned vertically, according to the teaser image.

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New Delhi, First Published Jan 4, 2022, 5:19 PM IST
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Honor has announced that its first foldable smartphone, the 'Honor Magic V,' would be officially unveiled on January 10 in its native market of China. The next phone will have a triple-camera setup on the back, with the camera sensors positioned vertically, according to the teaser image. According to GSMArena, the Honor Magic V will be powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and will ship with Android 12 pre-installed.

The vast internal display features a punch-hole cutout in the top right corner, while the exterior cover display includes a camera centred in the punch hole. The Magic V's front display has a refresh rate of 90Hz, and the inner screen has a refresh rate of 120Hz.

According to The Elec, it might include an 8.03-inch folding inside display and a 6.45-inch exterior screen, similar to Samsung's Z Fold smartphones. According to sources, when it comes next year in January, the Honor Magic V will be the first foldable smartphone powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC. When it is released, the price of this foldable phone is estimated to be CNY 10,000. (roughly Rs. 1.18 lakh).

Honor CEO Zhao recently announced that the Magic V foldable smartphone has the company's self-developed proprietary hinge technology, which is believed to be the thinnest in the industry. Foldable cellphones are becoming increasingly popular. According to techARC, foldable smartphones will have a tremendous 638 per cent increase in sales in India in 2021, with sales reaching a record three lakh units in 2022.

Also Read | Honor officially teases 'Magic V' as company's first foldable smartphone

Following in the footsteps of Samsung, OPPO has unveiled its first foldable smartphone, the 'Find N,' which includes a triple-camera on the back, selfie cameras on both the inner and outer displays, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 CPU, and up to 12GB RAM.

Also Read | Oppo launches its first foldable smartphone 'Find N'; know all about features, specs and more

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