Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) vs (42mm) Compared

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The Honor Watch Magic released last year was a quite a success going by the popularity it garnered over this period. It now has a successor, the Honor Watch Magic 2 which is now more stylish, better equipped with more features and a more advanced Kirin AI chip which no doubt brings better performance to the new timepiece. The Magic 2 is available in two sizes, 46mm and 42mm. The 46mm is a better equipped smartwatch with microphone and loudspeaker, onboard music storage and has longer battery life. Compare the Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) vs (42mm) specs and features to find out which is right for you.

Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) vs (42mm): Specifications Compared

 
 
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Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm) Specs

Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) Specifications, Features and Price

Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm) Specs

Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm) Specifications, Features and Price

Price $149.99 $231.00 $129.36
ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE ABOUT DEVICE
Device name Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm)
Device type Fitness/Classic smartwatch Fitness/Classic smartwatch
Gender Men Unisex
Release date December, 2019 December, 2019
Predecessor Honor Watch Magic Honor Watch Magic
Successor
Versions 42mm, 46mm 42mm, 46mm
BODY BODY BODY
Dimension 46 x 46 x 9 mm 42 x 42 x 9 mm
Weight (excluding straps), 41g (excluding straps), 32.5g
Shape Circular Circular
Case material Stainless steel, Thermoplastic Stainless steel, Thermoplastic
Strap material Fluoroelastomer, Leather Fluoroelastomer, Leather
Bezel material Ceramics Ceramics
Strap size 22 mm 20 mm
Screen protection Corning Gorilla Glass Corning Gorilla Glass
Water resistance Yes, 5ATM Yes, 5ATM
Durability test
Swim-proof Yes, recommended Yes, recommended
Color Black Black
DISPLAY DISPLAY DISPLAY
Display size 1.39 inch 1.2 inches
Display type 800nit, AMOLED, Full color 800nit, AMOLED, Full color
Display resolution 454 x 454 px 390 x 390 px
Pixel density 326 ppi 326 ppi
Always on Yes Yes
Custom watch face Yes Yes
Input type 2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen 2 Physical buttons, Touchscreen
CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY CONNECTIVITY
Bluetooth Bluetooth v5.1 Bluetooth v5.1
Bluetooth calling Yes No
GPS Yes Yes
NFC (China only), Yes (China only), Yes
Wi-Fi No No
MEMORY MEMORY MEMORY
RAM 16MB 16MB
ROM 4GB 128MB
Memory card slot No No
CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY CELLULAR CONNECTIVITY
Technology None None
SIM type None None
Band
NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS NOTIFICATIONS
SMS alert Yes Yes
Calls alert Yes Yes
Email alert Yes Yes
Event reminder Yes Yes
Third-party apps alert Yes Yes
MEDIA MEDIA MEDIA
Audio mp3 No
Bluetooth music Yes No
Loudspeaker Yes No
Microphone Yes No
Camera No No
Radio No No
SENSORS SENSORS SENSORS
Accelerometer Yes Yes
Altimeter Yes Yes
Ambient light Yes Yes
Barometer Yes Yes
Compass Yes Yes
ECG No No
Gyroscope Yes Yes
HRM Yes Yes
Pulse oximeter Yes Yes
Thermometer No No
Other sensors
ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING ACTIVITY TRACKING
Blood oxygen No No
Blood Pressure No No
Calories Yes Yes
Distance Yes Yes
ECG tracking No No
Fitness Level Yes Yes
Heart rate monitoring Yes Yes
Sleep tracking Yes Yes
Steps Yes Yes
Stress Yes Yes
Incidental fall detection No No
Menstrual cycle No No
VO2 Max Yes Yes
Swim-tracking Yes Yes
Swim-heart tracking Yes Yes
On-screen workout No No
Sport modes 15, Yes 15, Yes
BATTERY BATTERY BATTERY
Battery type non-removable Lithium-polymer non-removable Lithium-polymer
Battery capacity 455mAh 215mAh
Battery life Regular: 14 days Regular: 7 days+
Charging type Charging dock Charging dock
Charging time 1-2 hours 1-2 hours
Solar power No No
PLATFORM PLATFORM PLATFORM
Chipset Kirin A1 Kirin A1
CPU Quad-core 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-core 1.1 GHz ARM Cortex-A7
GPU
Operating system Huawei Lite OS Huawei Lite OS
MISC MISC MISC
Companion app Huawei Wear Huawei Wear
Compatibility Android 4.4+, iOS 9.0+ Android 4.4+, iOS 9.0+
Payment system Yes Yes
Interchangeable strap 22 mm, Yes 20mm, Yes
Voice command Yes Yes
Find my phone Yes Yes
Box content Charger, Honor Watch Magic 2, Manual, Straps Charger, Honor Watch Magic 2, Manual, Straps
Price $149.99 $231.00 $129.36

Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) vs (42mm): What’s the Difference?

Honor Watch Magic 2 (46mm) Honor Watch Magic 2 (42mm)
Has a bigger case size and subsequently a wider display that allows you see more at a glance. Is more compact and a better fit for those with smaller wrist. It also weighs a little less.
Has microphone and loudspeaker Lacks both microphone and loudspeaker
Comes with 4GB onboard storage Lacks onboard storage
2 weeks long battery life 1 week long battery life

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