Honor’s first folding cell phone disappoints at a crucial point

In a few days, Honor will present its first folding phone. The first technical data make a promising impression. However, the ex-Huawei subsidiary could disappoint with the most important component.

2022 could be the year of the folding smartphones. Chinese providers in particular should bring new momentum to the promising device category – and make pioneers Samsung tough competition. Honor is one of them. The former Huawei subsidiary will present its first folding cell phone on January 10, the Honor Magic V.

Honor Magic V only with 90 Hz on the folding display

Under the hood, buyers can expect the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, 12 GB of RAM and either 256 or 512 GB of state-of-the-art technology. On the other hand, it doesn’t look quite as forward-looking for the screen on the inside. The foldable display with 7.9 inches and a resolution of 2,272 x 1,984 pixels should be pleasantly large and sharp, for that However, the refresh rate is disappointing: Honor treats its first folding model to a mere 90 Hz – a real disappointment!

The cover display on the outside, on the other hand, can refer to 120 Hz, the size and resolution is 6.45 inches and 2,560 x 1,080 pixels. at an OLED is used on both screens.

Further equipment includes, among other things, a Triple camera with 50 MP each, a front camera with 42 MP and a 4750 mAh battery that can be quickly recharged with up to 66 watts. DTS speakers are also part of the party Android 12 including the Magic UI 6. Dimensions and weight are 160.4 x 141.1 x 6.7 mm and 293 grams.

The benefits of a 120 Hz refresh rate explained:

How Much Will Honors Foldable Cell Phone Cost?

With the Magic V, Honor seems to have a veritable Z-Fold 3 competitor up its sleeve, even if the Samsung smartphone can point to 120 Hz on the folding display. the the most exciting question is likely to be about the price: Can Honor undercut the Samsung competition? We will get the answer in a few days.