Honor announces MagicOS 7.0 and early rollout schedule

Michail, 22 November 2022

A day before the grand unveiling of the Honor 80 series and foldable Magic Vs, Honor announced MagicOS 7.0 - its latest Android interface. The new release succeeds Magic UI 6.2 and will be present on all upcoming Honor phones. MagicOS brings a visual overhaul complete with several noteworthy features.

Honor announces MagicOS 7.0 based on Android 13, rollout schedule

MagicOS 7.0 features a more streamlined design with flat icons, fluid animations and the new Honor Sans font used throughout the UI. The home screen now houses larger folders that are easily accessible. The new widgets allow for a more personalized experience. Honor also introduced a new video editor that comes built-in.

Honor announces MagicOS 7.0 based on Android 13, rollout schedule

MagicRing is Honor’s new name for seamless file transfers, smart clipboard, call and notification management between MagicOS devices and other Honor laptops and tablets. Foldables get the added benefit of a split screen keyboard, smart widget and task manager support. Magic Text is another novelty that recognizes text in images and allows users to scan and save text to PDF.

Honor announces MagicOS 7.0 based on Android 13, rollout schedule

Honor OS TurboX promises faster app launches and optimized system-level power consumption management while MagicGuard deals with system, privacy protection and financial security aspects and also protects devices against malware.

Honor also shared an initial list of devices that will receive the MagicOS 7.0 update in China. The device list is specifically for China while the global rollout schedule and list will be shared in due time.

Honor MagicOS 7.0 eligible devices and rollout schedule:

    December 2022

  • Honor Magic V
  • Honor Magic3 Ultimate Edition
  • Honor Magic3 Pro
  • Honor Magic3
  • Honor V40
  • January 2023

  • Honor Magic4 Supreme Edition
  • Honor Magic4 Pro
  • Honor Magic4
  • February 2023

  • Honor 70 Pro+
  • Honor 70 Pro
  • Honor 70
  • March 2023

  • Honor 60 Pro
  • Honor 60
  • Honor 50 Pro
  • Honor 50
  • April 2023

  • Honor X40 GT
  • May 2023

  • Honor V40 Light Luxury Edition
  • Honor X40
  • Honor X30

Source (in Chinese)


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  • Anonymous
  • 24 Nov 2022
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Are Asians done with renaming the bog-standard Android to something "marketing-special"?

The similarities between the two systems are uncanny. The functionality involved cannot be delivered in such a short space of time without taking advantage of an already established codebase. It took Huawei (with its huge resource pool) at ...

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