On Tuesday, Honor introduced the Honor V Purse in China, unveiling this outward foldable smartphone as part of a special limited pre-sale promotion. The device offers users a choice of three different color variations and is equipped with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC, along with a robust 4,500mAh battery that supports fast 35W wired charging. The phone was unveiled for the first time at the IFA 2023 trade show in Berlin. Honor showcased the prototype and said that the handset would not be released to the public. For more information, continue reading below.
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Honor V Purse Review
Honor V Purse Display
HONOR V Purse sports a 7.71-inch OLED display on the outside with a resolution of 2,348 x 2,016 pixels and an aspect ratio of 10.5:9. When folded, the display turns into a 6.45-inch panel with a resolution of 2,348 x 1,088 pixels and a 19.4:9 aspect ratio., The display offers a 90Hz refresh rate, a PWM dimming rate of 2,160Hz, and 1,600 nits peak brightness.
Honor V Purse Processor
The smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G SoC that is built using 6nm process technology and is paired with Adreno 642L GPU for graphics processing. It comes pre-installed with MagicOS 7.2, which is based on the Android 13 operating system.
Honor V Purse Camera
In terms of optics, Honor V Purse features a dual camera setup, compromised with a 50-megapixel primary sensor along with a 12-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens. Additionally, the front-facing camera boasts an 8-megapixel sensor.
Honor V Purse Battery and Connectivity
It packs a 4,500mAh battery that supports 35W wired fast charging via USB Type-C. There are all connectivity options including Dual 5G, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, and USB Type-C connectivity.
Honor V Purse Price, Availability
Honor V Purse comes in two configurations, one with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage, priced at CNY 5,999 (roughly Rs. 68,400), and another with 16GB RAM and 512GB storage, available for CNY 6,599 (roughly Rs. 75,300). The smartphone is already available for limited pre-sale via HONOR China online store. As of now, Honor has not officially announced a worldwide release for this device.
Honor V Purse Full Specifications, Features
- Cover Display: 6.45-inch OLED display, 2348 × 1088 pixel resolution
- Folding Display: 7.71-inch OLED display, 2348 × 2016 pixel resolution, 90Hz refresh rate, 1600 nits peak brightness, 1.07billion colours, DCI-P3 colour gamut
- Memory and Storage: 16GB RAM, 256GB/ 512GB of internal storage, expandable (up to 256GB) storage with NM card slot
- Software: MagicOS 7.2, based on Android 13
- Cameras: 50MP primary rear camera with an f/1.9 aperture, 12MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and an LED flash
- Front Camera: 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture
- Battery and Charging: 4500mAh battery, 35W fast charging, USB 2.0 Type-C charging port
- Audio: Stereo speaker with Honor Histen 7.1 audio
- Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 5G, WiFi 6 802.11ax, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, GPS, GLONASS, Galileo, and Beidou
- Security: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner
- Dimensions: 156.5 × 74.7 × 8.6mm (folded) and 156.5 × 135.6 × 4.3mm (unfolded)
- Weight: 215 grams
- Colour Options: Glacier Blue, Camellia Gold, and Elegant Black