Huawei Honor’s sub-brand just announced its gaming phone- the Honor Play for a Global audience at IFA 2018, but hey, that isn’t particularly exciting news, as the phone already launched a couple of weeks ago in Asia. The Company’s president George Zhao ended his presentation with an Apple-esque “one more thing” to introduce a new device that could be as ambitious as the Oppo Find X: the Honor Magic 2.
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Yes, you read right, the Honor Magic announced back in 2016 could be getting refreshed soon. From his brief intro, Honor could be introducing the Honor Magic 2 soon as its response to the ambitious Oppo Find X. The Honor Magic2 will be an all display affair, no notch, no bezels – all full view display with a slide-out camera. However, unlike the Oppo Find X, we are yet to ascertain if the rear camera will be fitted into the slide. Also, unlike the Find X with motorized parts that control the slider, Forbes reports that users will have to physically drag the Magic 2 display down with their thumbs, to reveal the camera components.
The Honor Magic 2 will come with upgraded Magic Charge supporting up to a whopping 40W charging speeds and could hit the market as soon as the brand gets access to Huawei’s upcoming chipset, the Kirin 980, which would obviously power the device.