The foldable smartphone market is slowly (and steadily) heating up, and the HONOR’s Magic Vs is the most recent to affix the get together. After launching the Magic V earlier this yr, HONOR has unveiled its newest addition to its foldable lineup — the HONOR Magic Vs foldable — in China. That includes a brand new design and enhancements in show, efficiency, and consumer expertise, the brand new Magic Vs affords large upgrades over the earlier technology Magic V and gives robust competitors to the likes of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and OPPO Discover N.
On this comparability information, let’s check out what the HONOR Magic Vs has to supply and see the way it compares to the opposite foldable smartphones available on the market. To start, let’s have a look at how the specs of the HONOR Magic Vs examine to these of the opposite two foldable telephones.
|Class||HONOR Magic Vs||Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4||OPPO Discover N|
|Working System||MagicOS 7.0 (Android 12)||One UI 5 (Android 13)||Android 12|
|Cowl Show||6.45-inch, 2560 x 1080, 120Hz, OLED||6.2-inch, 2316 x 904, Dynamic AMOLED 2X, 120Hz||5.49-inches, 1972 x 988, AMOLED, 60Hz|
|Processor||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1||Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1||Qualcomm Snapdragon 888|
|RAM||8GB, 12GB||12GB||8GB, 12GB|
|Storage||256GB, 512GB||256GB, 512GB, 1TB||256GB, 512GB|
|Entrance Digicam||16 MP, ƒ/2.45||10MP, ƒ/2.2, 1.22μ||32MP, ƒ/2.4, Sony IMX615|
|Connectivity||5G, LTE, Twin-band Wi-Fi. Bluetooth 5.2, NFC||5G, LTE, Wi-Fi 6E, NFC, Bluetooth 5.2||5G, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth, NFC|
|Battery||5,000 mAh||4,400 mAh||4,500 mAh|
|Charging||66W Quick Wired Charging||
|Colours||Cyan, Black, Orange, Gold, Black||Graygreen, Phantom Black, Beige, Burgundy (Samsung On-line Retailer unique)||Purple, White, Black|
Beginning off our comparability with design, you may discover that each one three smartphones characteristic a similar-looking design that folds outwards to disclose a tablet-sized display. When it comes to supplies, all three foldables are created from glass and metallic, which gives a premium really feel in hand.
The Magic Vs, nonetheless, leaves the Galaxy Fold 4 and OPPO Discover N behind by way of dimensions and weight. HONOR Magic Vs weighs simply 261 grams and has a thickness of 12.9mm, making it the thinnest foldable. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and OPPO Discover N are each over 14mm thick. It is also value noting that each OPPO Discover N and HONOR Magic Vs characteristic a gap-less design, whereas the Galaxy Fold 4 has a niche between the 2 shows when folded.
Looking on the interior show, the Magic Vs affords a 7.9-inch OLED show that’s fairly just like the Galaxy Z Flip 4’s 7.6-inch AMOLED show and OPPO Discover N’s 7.1-inch AMOLED display. The HONOR foldable, nonetheless, helps solely a 90Hz display refresh charge, whereas each the Fold 4 and Discover N characteristic 120Hz shows.
Shifting onto the quilt shows of the three telephones, the HONOR foldable options the biggest 6.45-inch OLED outer show, whereas the Galaxy Z Fold 4 takes the second spot with its 6.2-inch AMOLED display. The Discover N solely incorporates a small 5.5-inch cowl show. Moreover, the Discover N lacks stylus assist. Each the Magic Vs and Galaxy Z Fold 4 assist stylus enter for note-taking and drawing, whereas the Discover N doesn’t.
Coming to the cameras, the HONOR Magic Vs incorporates a 54MP main digital camera (f/1.8 aperture), a 50MP ultra-wide shooter, and an 8MP 3x optical zoom lens. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 and OPPO Discover N additionally characteristic comparable digital camera setups with a 50MP main sensor, an ultra-wide lens, and an optical zoom telephoto lens.
In the case of the entrance digital camera, the OPPO Discover N takes the primary spot with its 32MP selfie digital camera, whereas the Magic Vs settles for the second spot with its 16MP front-facing digital camera. The Galaxy Z Fold 4 options solely 10MP and 4MP selfie cameras on the quilt show and interior show, respectively.
From the efficiency standpoint, the HONOR Magic Vs and Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 supply an identical expertise as they’re powered by Qualcomm’s newest Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 chipset. Despite the fact that the Snapdragon 8 Plus Gen 1 is not the most recent Qualcomm chipset on the market, it affords higher efficiency and effectivity in comparison with the Snapdragon 888 chipset discovered on the OPPO Discover N.
Looking on the storage choices, the Magic Vs is offered in 256GB and 512GB storage configurations, whereas Samsung affords a further 1TB variant of the Galaxy Z Fold 4 along with the 256GB and 512GB storage variants. The RAM capability on all three foldables is both 8GB or 12GB, and it may possibly fluctuate relying on the storage configuration you select.
Whereas we’re but to go hands-on with the Magic Vs, the HONOR foldable ought to supply the most effective battery life (theoretically) due to a mixture of a 5,000 mAh battery cell and 66W charging. The OPPO Discover N takes the second spot with its 4,500 mAh battery and 33W wired charging. The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 affords solely a 4,400 mAh battery and 25W wired charging. The Discover N and Galaxy Z Fold 4, nonetheless, supply wi-fi charging assist, which is absent on the Magic Vs.
On the entire, the HONOR Magic Vs looks as if a worthy competitor to the Galaxy Z Fold 4. The one deal-breaker (for now) is the truth that the smartphone is offered solely in China. HONOR says it is going to launch the Magic Vs within the world markets in Q1 2023. Within the meantime, inform us about your ideas on HONOR’s new foldable smartphone. Would you purchase it over the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and OPPO Discover N? Tell us within the feedback part under!
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4
The most recent Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 comes with essentially the most highly effective Qualcomm SoC, a wider show, a greater hinge mechanism, and plenty of vital upgrades over its predecessor.
HONOR Magic V
The HONOR Magic V is the corporate’s first foldable flagship. It incorporates a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, and it has loads of reminiscence and a big show to multitask and recreation on-the-go. If you happen to’re on the lookout for a stable choice, this needs to be thought of.