Honor Magic V Flip with 4-inch cover screen and Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC launched: Price and specifications


Honor Magic V Flip has been launched in China as the first clamshell foldable smartphone by Honor. As expected, after several leaks and rumors, the foldable comes with a large 4-inch external display, which is almost the largest in the flip phone segment. It has a 6.8-inch internal scene and is powered by Qualcomm’s slightly older Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 chipset. The Honor Magic V Flip lens has a cutout on the left side of the main screen for the camera. It is backed by a 4,800mAh battery with 66W charging support.

Honor Magic V Flip Price

The Honor Magic V Flip is priced at CNY 4,999 (roughly Rs. 57,000) for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage version. The 12GB + 512GB model is priced at CNY 5,499 (roughly Rs. 64,000), while the 12GB + 1TB variant will set you back CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 70,000). It is offered in Camellia White, Champagne Pink, and Iris Black shades.

Honor is also selling a premium version Magic V Flip Haute Couture Edition which is priced at CNY 6,999 (roughly Rs. 80,000) for the 16GB+1TB variant that also has customisation options. It comes with a mini bag, customised gift box, and Zhou Yangjie’s gold-stamped signature.

All the models are currently available for pre-order in China and will go on sale starting June 21. The brand is yet to announce the availability of the new device outside China.

Honor Magic V Flip Specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) Honor Magic V Flip runs MagicOS 8.0 based on Android 14. It features a 6.8-inch primary full-HD+ (1,080×2,520 pixels) LTPO OLED internal display with an aspect ratio of 21:9, 120Hz adaptive refresh rate, and 3,000 nits peak brightness. The Dolby Vision-certified display offers 3840Hz ultra-high frequency PWM dimming. The 4-inch LTPO OLED (1,200×1,092 pixels) cover screen is the most striking feature of the new device and supports over 40 applications. The external screen has a camera design at the bottom left corner.

The Honor Magic V Flip is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC paired with up to 16GB of RAM – the same chipset powers Samsung’s 2022 model Galaxy Z Flip 4.

For optics, the new device features a dual rear camera unit that includes a 50-megapixel main camera with f/1.9 aperture and support for optical image stabilisation (OIS), a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle macro camera with f/2.2 aperture and autofocus. For selfies and video chats, there is a 50-megapixel Sony IMX816 selfie camera.

The Honor Magic V Flip is available in 256GB, 512GB, and 1TB storage variants. Connectivity options include 5G, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.3, GPS/ A-GPS, NFC, OTG, and a USB Type-C port. It is equipped with dual speakers and three microphones.

The phone has an accelerometer, compass, gyro sensor, gravity sensor and proximity light sensor. The phone also has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for authentication.

Honor has provided a 4,800mAh battery in the Honor Magic V Flip that supports 66W fast charging. The battery is also said to charge from zero to 100 percent in just 42 minutes. The dimensions of the phone are 167.3×75.6×7.15 mm and 86.5×75.6mmx14.89 mm when unfolded. It weighs 193 grams.


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