The globally renowned technological brand HONOR has unveiled the official date for the launch event of its highly anticipated flagship foldable smartphone, the HONOR Magic V2. The revelation took place during the MWC Shanghai conference, where George Zhao, the Chief Executive Officer of HONOR Device Co., Ltd., delivered an enlightening keynote session titled “The Future of Smartphones” and actively engaged in a CEO Tech Talk hosted by John Hoffman, the CEO of GSMA, Ltd.
The event brought to the forefront the pivotal role played by artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G in propelling smartphone innovation. The grand launch of the HONOR Magic V2 is scheduled to take place on July 12 in Beijing.
Pushing the boundaries of innovation
George Zhao emphasized HONOR’s unwavering dedication to pushing the boundaries of innovation — he firmly believes that smartphones amalgamate computational systems, communication technologies, display advancements, and AI frameworks, effectively breaking down barriers and seamlessly integrating various other devices and emerging technologies.
Zhao asserted that AI and communication technologies serve as catalysts for a new era of smartphone innovation, and it becomes HONOR’s responsibility to embrace these opportunities and explore the limitless possibilities bestowed by smartphones. The brand remains steadfast in its commitment to advancing technology that revolves around human-centric principles.
HONOR (which also manufactured the already reviewed Magic VS) showcased its advancements in on-device AI, communication capabilities, display technologies, battery longevity, and device portability. The company aspires to deploy AI across a myriad of usage scenarios and delve into the potential of large language models (LLMs) to spearhead the development of technology that prioritizes human needs.
Zhao also expounded upon HONOR’s endeavors to optimize information communication capabilities, ensuring seamless user experiences through software and hardware integration, enhanced connectivity, and satellite-enabled communication in extreme conditions.
Revolutionizing User Experience
Acknowledging the growing accessibility of digital content and platforms, HONOR places great importance on developing display technologies that align with the ever-evolving behaviors of users. The brand remains committed to user well-being and has introduced features like Flicker-free PWM Dimming and Circadian Night Display to safeguard users’ visual health at all times.
Furthermore, HONOR recognizes the significance of balancing compact design with powerful performance, leading them to explore novel materials and form factors, including the Super-light Titanium Hinge and Silicon-carbon Battery.
During the event, Zhao underlined HONOR’s dedication to fostering innovation and collaboration to effect positive change, encouraging industry stakeholders to harness the power of innovation to create enthralling experiences for consumers. The keynote culminated with an exclusive preview of the HONOR Magic V2, the forthcoming flagship phone that aims to establish a new benchmark in foldable technology. And don’t forget to check out our review of the HONOR Magic Vs.
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