Huawei Honor Magic : A Phone With Curves On All Eight Sides

If you think that Mi Mix had an innovative design, Huawei has just launched an interesting device Huawei Honor Magic with curves on all eight sides. Interesting design is not the only talking point here, though. The phone comes with a lot of other interesting features too.

The special design that is curved at all the eight sides of the device is quite unusual and looks like straight out of future. We have seen the design of S7 Edge , Mi Mix , Sharp Corner R however, Huawei has taken the design on a phone several notches ahead.

Due to the symmetry on the Huawei Honor Magic, the SIM card slot, speakers, microphone and the charging port are located at the base of the smartphone. Letting the curved screen and back meet at the rose gold metal frame going around the body.

Specifications of Honor Magic

Powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core Huawei Kirin 950, the Huawei Honor Magic features a 5.09-inch 2K AMOLED curved screen with 577 ppi resolution. The Huawei Honor Magic sports a stylish and ergonomic design, with a 3D curved glass body. It comes with 32GB internal storage and 4G RAM.

Huawei Honor Magic comes with  12MP dual lens sensor with an f/2.2 aperture on the back, while an 8MP sensor with an f/2.0 aperture takes care of the front camera part. The most important aspect here is that there is absolutely no camera bump on the back. It comes with a 2900 mAh battery with super fast charging technology which charges the phone up to 70% in 20 minutes, and 40% in 10 minutes.

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The home button on the Huawei Honor Magic is dubbed as a “Magic Touch home button” that incorprates varous functions like  single click for home, double click for multi-task panel and swiping for back and it replaces the the standard back and overview buttons present on any other phone

There are a lot of features that the Huawei Honor Magic has got on its softare part. Some of the amazing features of the Honor Magic Live system are given below:

  1. When you have Huawei Honor Magic in your hand, it will make a note of this and whenever you get a call, it will just vibrate and not ring.
  2. The phone can automatically light up the screen when you look at it as the Honor Magic can keep a track of your eyes.
  3. The Huawei Honor Magic can recognize its owner. So, if there’s a new message, you can see the details of the message, but if anyone else takes a look at it, the phone will not reveal the details on the screen.
  4. If you are in the dark, the Honor Magic will sense this automatically and recommend flashlight app on the screen.
  5. Magic Live can bring up some useful information even while you are chatting. For example, if you someone asks you, where are you? the phone will offer the option to share your current location. Similarly, if you are chatting about your current weather, details about the same will be provided to you. Even if you talk about the weather of a different city, for example Beijing or Shenzhen, the Honor Magic’s Live system is smart enough to bring you details about the same.
  6. Booking a movie ticket is super easy with its smart software. The magic live system can intelligently recommend current movies, if you are talking about movies in the chat. Also, if you are talking about booking, it can bring up relevant information as well as help in booking the ticket.
  7. If you have an unknown number calling you, the software is smart enough to bring you details about its previous history, if any.
  8. The smart software can also classify unread mails as promotions / advertisements / bills / meetings etc, based on the content of the mail. It can also create smart schedules for events that pop up via SMS or WeChat.
  9. The Magic Live is also a smart shopper. When you are about to shop on your smartphone, the phone will automatically show you the lowest price along with price comparisons among different shopping platforms. After you shop, it will smartly help you to store the tracking information in your ‘My Favorites’ page.
  10. If you want to get details about a particular travel destination, the Magic Live helps in that as well, by bringing you relevant pictures, reviews, weather etc. And you won’t have to type a single thing as the assistant analyses specific keywords such as ‘how about we travel to xx place’ to sense that relevant travel information has to be brought up on the screen.
  11. There’s even a Magic Auto which is in development (evolutionary version only) which will simplying using the phone while driving your car.
  12. Finally, it learns from you as you use it and becomes smarter at helping around in your daily tasks.

Pricing of the Huawei Honor Magic has no been revealed yet. While these are good signs in terms of innovation, these concept phones like Mi Mix or Huawei Honor Magic will not be sold outside China. Moreover, in practical scenarios, these phones are too fragile and difficult to handle. Have a look what happened to the Mi Mix that our friends at Phoneradar had with them. Also have a loot at the upcoming Bezel-less phones in 2017.

 

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