Honor launches new flagships at MWC
Chinese smartphone maker Honor Device Co Ltd launched new flagship-class slabs for its Magic 5 series as well as foldable handset Magic Vs at the ongoing Mobile World Conference in Barcelona, Spain on Monday.
With the overseas launching of Honor's dual flagship products, the tech company didn't hide its ambitions of expanding into the global high-end smartphone market.
The Honor Magic 5 Pro, priced at 1,199 euros ($1,271), is powered by Qualcomm's latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and is equipped with an "eye of muse" design for the rear cameras.
"(The launching of two flagship products) in the global market pushes industry benchmarks in every aspect of the smartphone user experience, in line with our vision to enable a smarter life for everyone," said George Zhao, CEO of Honor.
Honor also announced its Magic 5 Pro would be the first to have a silicon carbon battery, which offers 12.8 percent higher energy density.