Worldwide Magic Unveiled: Honor Magic V2 Global Release Date Revealed!

By ANAS KHAN 9 Min Read

During February, the Honor Magic 6 series and the Honor Magic V2 range will be available worldwide. On Monday (January 29), the Chinese corporation said that the new phones would be unveiled during the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2024 in Barcelona. Earlier this month, Honor unveiled the Magic 6 and Magic 6 Pro in China. They are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 system on a chip and operate on the MagicOS 8.0 overlay, which is based on Android 14. An Honor folding phone with Porsche Design branding is the Magic V2 RSR.

The Honor Magic 6, Honour Magic 6 Pro, and Honor Magic V2 RSR smartphones were unveiled at this year’s MWC convention by the erstwhile Huawei subsidiary, which took to Twitter. The article states that the phones will be unveiled in Barcelona on February 25 at 2:00 p.m. CET (6:30 p.m. IST). A slogan reading “Discover the magic.” appears on the poster.

Honor Magic V2: Release Date and Price

Honor Magic V2: Release Date and Price
  • Made public in China on July 12, 2023.
  • Introduced to the world on January 26, 2024
  • Priced at £1,699.99 or €1,999
  • March 2, 2024, is when it will be sent.

On July 12, 2023, the Honor Magic V2 was first introduced, but only in China. Afterwards, on September 1, 2023, at IFA 2023, the foldable flagship was shown again to an audience in Europe. On January 26, 2024, in Leipzig, it was formally introduced again, and sales began in Europe.

Get your hands on the Honor Magic V2 today for £1,699.99 in the UK. You can pre-order it straight from Honor, Amazon, Very, Argos, and Currys. Even though it’s a lot of money, it’s not as bad as the Galaxy Z Fold 5, which begins at an even higher £1,749 (or $1,799.99 or AU$2,599). The Magic V2 retails for €1,999 in Europe.

When you pre-order the Magic V2 from Honor, they will throw in some cool bonuses as well. Along with your purchase, you will receive a 66W Honor SuperCharge Power Adapter, six months of screen protection, and a set of Bang & Olufsen headphones—worth £459—included. Additionally, there is an early-bird coupon available (AV2PR200) that, when applied before March 1, reduces the phone’s price by £200. There is still time to pre-order the Honor Magic V2 in the UK for as little as £1,499.99.

On February 2, 2024, the phone will be available for purchase from Three and will also start shipping.

Future availability in the US and Australia is very improbable, as is typical with most Honor smartphones.

Honor Magic V2: Display

Honor Magic V2: Display
  • Seven-and-a-half-inch flexible OLED screen
  • The secondary outside screen, measuring 6.43 inches

A 7.92-inch foldable OLED display with 2156 x 2344 pixels, 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ compatibility, and 1,600 nits of peak brightness is available on the Honour Magic V2.

The 6.43-inch OLED cover display employs drop-resistant nanocrystal glass and has a resolution of 1060 x 2376. It operates at 120 Hz. There are about 402 pixels per inch on both displays.

Compared to what you’ll receive from major competitors, these specifications are comparable, especially when it comes to the displays. In comparison to the Pixel Fold, the Honor Magic V2’s folding display bezels are reduced; nonetheless, they are somewhat larger than those of the Galaxy Z Fold 5.

Honor Magic V2: DESIGN

  • Quite thin, measuring just 4.7 mm in width when unfurled
  • Quiet at 231 grams
  • Lack of an IP rating

In appearance, the Honor Magic V2 resembles the Google Pixel Fold and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5, two other big folding smartphones.

With a thickness of just 4.7 mm when unfurled and 9.9 mm when folded shut, it stands out, nevertheless, being thinner than both of them. It weighs just 231 grams, which is less than its competitors. According to Honour, the Magic V2 can withstand more than 400,000 folds thanks to its “state-of-the-art super-light titanium hinge,” which contributes to this effect.

In its entirety, the Honor Magic V2 measures 156.7 x 145.4 x 4.7mm when opened and 156.7 x 74.1 x 9.9mm when folded. This does not account for the camera hump, which contributes a small but noticeable amount to the overall thickness.

Some Chinese versions of the phone include a glass back, while others are covered in “eco-friendly leather.” Color options include silk black, black, silk purple, and old. Phantom Purple and Black Vegan Leather are the only color choices available elsewhere.

If you’re worried about water resistance, you shouldn’t buy this phone since it doesn’t have an official IP classification. On the other hand, the Google Pixel Fold and Galaxy Z Fold 5 do have an IPX8 water-resistant certification.

Honour Magic V2: Cameras and Battery

  • 3×50 megapixel + 20 megapixel back cameras
  • A pair of 16-megapixel front-facing cameras
  • One 66W charger compatible with a 5,000mAh battery

On the back of the Honour Magic V2, you’ll find three cameras: a primary 50MP f/1.9 lens, an ultra-wide 50MP f/2.0 lens, and a telephoto 20MP f/2.4 lens with 2.5x optical zoom. Optical image stabilization is also available on the primary and telephoto cameras.

Each screen also has a 16 MP front camera with a hole cut out for it (though you can use the back cameras with the cover screen nonetheless thanks to the folding design). There is a maximum video resolution of 4K and a frame rate of 60 fps.

Compared to other foldable phones, the Honour Magic V2’s battery is bigger, with a 5,000mAh cell. Along with being speedier than others, it charges at 66 watts. Impressive, if true, claims that Honour’s phone can be completely charged in 45 minutes with this power.

In terms of wireless charging, however, the Pixel Fold and Galaxy Z Fold 5 come out on top.


The Honour Magic 6 series and Honour Magic V2 lineup will be launched globally in February, with the Honour Magic V2 RSR being a Porsche Design version. The Honour Magic V2 is priced at £1,699.99 in the UK and €1,999 in Europe. It features a 7.92-inch foldable OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ support, and a peak brightness of 1,600 nits.

The phone is available for pre-order from Honour directly, Amazon, Very, Argos, and Currys, and will begin shipping on February 2, 2024. The Honour Magic V2 is a large, book-style foldable with a design similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 5 and Google Pixel Fold. It has a 5,000mAh battery with 66W charging, and it has three rear cameras with a 50MP f/1.9 main lens, a 50MP f/2.0 ultra-wide lens, and a 20MP f/2.4 telephoto lens.


Is Honour Magic V2 available in Singapore?

Your Honour Magic V2 will be delivered to your Singaporean doorstep without a hitch, and if you’re not happy with it, sending it back is a breeze.

Is Honour Magic V2 coming to the USA?

There is still time to pre-order the Honour Magic V2 in the UK for as little as £1,499.99. On February 2, 2024, the phone will be available for purchase from Three and will also start shipping. Future availability in the US and Australia is very improbable, as is typical with most Honour smartphones.

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