Honor Magic V with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 SoC, 12GB RAM Listed on Geekbench Ahead of January 10 Launch

The first foldable phone from Honor brand.


Honor is gearing up to launch a new foldable device in its home country China soon. The company is launching Honor Magic V on January 10. This will be the first foldable phone from Honor. The teaser for the same is now live on the company’s official site as well as the Chinese social media platform, Weibo. Ahead of the official launch, the phone has been spotted on the Geekbench database revealing some of the key specifications of the foldable phone. Let’s take a look at the possible specs of Honor’s first foldable phone.

Honor Magic V Spotted on Geekbench

Honor Magic V with model number MGI-AN00 has been spotted on the Geekbench database, revealing some of the key specifications of the upcoming device. For starters, the device will be powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon SM8450 chipset, which is the code name for the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 flagship processor. It is an octa-core chip with one core clocked at 3GHz, three cores running at 2.5GHz, and four cores clocked at 1.79GHz. This will be paired with 12GB of RAM, as per the database listing. Further, the device will run on Android 12 out of the box with Magic UI skin on top. As for the scores, the device has secured 1176 in the single-core test and 3440 in the multi-core test. Honor Magic V

The teaser image also reveals that the Honor Magic V will come with a triple rear camera setup along with dual-LED flash and what looks like a laser auto assist. However, there is no confirmed information on the camera details yet. As for the design, the phone is shown on a silver colour option with verticle stripes on the back along with Honor branding. The foldable harnesses Honor’s own patented hinge system, which is one of the thinnest. Like most other foldable, the Honor Magic V will come with an inner display to offer a tablet-like experience and an outer screen to offer a smartphone experience.

As said earlier, the device will be launched in China on January 10 and on the same stage, the company is also expected to announce the next iteration of Magic UI based on Android 12 OS.