Last Updated on September 15, 2020 by Jude Simeone
The much expected Honor Watch Magic 2 has been announced and is set to be released later in December. It succeeds the Honor Watch Magic released last year, and is available in two sizes; 42mm and 46mm. The main difference between these two is that the 46mm has a microphone and loudspeaker which enables voice command and Bluetooth calling features that are not present on the 42mm. Finally, the 46mm has a longer battery life than the 42mm model.
The more stylish and elegant Magic 2 ships with the Kirin AI chip under the hood which promises better performance and overall enhanced user experience, while also being more equipped with Huawei TruSleep, Truseen and Trurelax to proactively track your active life. Swim-heart rate tracking has also been added.
Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm)/(42mm) Full Specifications
|Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm)||Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm)|
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|Device name||Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm)||Honor Watch Magic 2
|Device type||Classic/Fitness smartwatch||Classic/Fitness smartwatch|
|Predessesor||Honor Watch Magic||Honor Watch Magic|
|Released date||December, 2019||December, 2019|
|Display size||1.2 inch||1.39 inch|
|Display resolution||390 x 390 pixels||454 x 454 pixels|
|Pixel density||326 ppi||326 ppi|
2 physical buttons
2 physical buttons
|Dimension||42 x 42 x 9 mm||46 x 46 x 9 mm|
|Weight||32.5g (without strap)||41g (without strap)|
|Casing material||Stainless steel/thermoplastic||Stainless steel/thermoplastic|
|Screen protection||Corning Gorilla glass||Corning Gorilla glass|
|Water resistant/Protection||Yes, 5ATM||Yes, 5ATM|
|Swim-proof||Yes, recommended||Yes, recommended|
|Memory card slot||No||No|
|Bluetooth||Bluetooth v5.1 LE||Bluetooth v5.1 LE|
|Heart rate monitoring||Yes||Yes|
|Stress||Yes (Android)||Yes (Android)|
|Menstrual cycle tracking||Yes||Yes|
|Under-water heart rate tracking||Yes||Yes|
|On-screen workout modes||_||_|
|Preloaded sport modes||Yes (15)||Yes (15)|
|Heart rate monitor (HRM)||Yes||Yes|
|Operating system (OS)||Huawei Lite OS||Huawei Lite OS|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin A1||HiSilicon Kirin A1|
|Type of battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery||Non-removable Li-polymer battery|
|Battery life||Standby :10 days+,|
Mixed usage: 7 days
|Standby :20 days+,
Mixed usage: 14 days
|Charging type||Charging dock||Charging dock|
|Charging time||About 1-2 hours||About 1-2 hours|
|Battery saver mode||Yes||Yes|
|Payment system||No||Yes (China)|
|Compatibility||Android 4.4+ and iOS 9.0+||Android 4.4+ and iOS 9.0+|
|Companion app||Huawei Health app||Huawei Health app|
|Customizable watch face||Yes||Yes|
|Interchangeable band||Yes, 20mm||Yes, 22mm|
|Honor Watch Magic 2|
|Honor Watch Magic 2
|Wireless charger||Wireless charger|
|Quick start guide||Quick start guide|
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Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm)/(42mm) Features
- Premium Design
- Water Resistance Rating
- Battery Life
- Activity/Fitness Tracking
The Magic 2 is a fine-looking smartwatch. Its slim, compact at 42mm, and lightweight. It’s case made of high-grade stainless steel material and slightly raised ceramics bezel leaves it with a fascinating design that’s both stylish and classy. The straps are available in two sizes; 22mm and 20mm which represent the 46mm and 42mm respectively.
The 1.39/1.2 inch 800nit AMOLED powered display is brighter, richer and more interactive. It is easier to read the display of the Magic 2 under sunlight compared to its predecessor. The touchscreen is supported and it has two more physical buttons by the side to aid navigation. You can now customize the watch face with your picture, a great way to define your appearance for any occasion.
The Magic 2 46mm comes with microphone and loudspeaker which both enable voice assistant features on this watch as well as allowing you to play media files anywhere. You can also make and receive calls directly from this watch via Bluetooth calling.
Both the 42mm and 46mm models come with 4GB onboard music storage which allows you to take your favorite tracks along with you.
Rated 5ATM (water-resistant up to 50meters), the Magic 2 is swim-proof and is safe to wear under the rain, to the shower or perhaps to the pool.
Swim-heart rate tracking has also been added which enables the Magic 2 to track your heart rate while you swim. This helps you to manage your training intensity while swimming, and this makes it a great choice for Pro swimmers.
The Magic 2 46mm has been tested to last up to 14 days from a single charge on regular usage. This is impressive and makes it a great choice for tracking long hours of activities, while the 42mm is tested to last up to a week.
Just like the Huawei Watch GT 2, the Magic 2 is now more equipped than its predecessor to track your active life. It comes with the improved Huawei TruSeen 3.5 that enables it to track your heart rate more accurately to help you manage your training intensity. It also features Huawei TruSleep which enables comprehensive tracking of your sleep. It’s able to track your complete sleep stages and can detect sleep disorders.
New, is Huawei TruRelax – a feature that can help return you back to calm after a stressful day and swim-heart rate tracking that enables it to track your heart rate while you swim. The Magic 2 is also able to track blood oxygen and features 15 preloaded sport mode and voice-assistant running courses that coach you through as you race.
Compatible with both Android and iOS, Magic 2 will keep you connected to all that matter to you such as when there is a new message, call, and other notification.
NFC is also available, but presently works in China only.