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HONOR Magic Vs teardown unveils gearless hinges

Ahead of the launch of the HONOR Magic Vs, Zack from JerryRigEverything – who is known for his method of breaking apart devices to discover its insights and device engineering – had managed to unveil the secret behind the HONOR Magic Vs.

Zack mentioned at the start of his review that every foldable smartphone has incredibly complex gear hinge mechanisms. The HONOR Magic Vs changes his perspective entirely.

In true JerryRigEverything style, Zack begins to tear apart the HONOR Magic Vs from peeling away the screen down to its hinge gear where the ‘Magic’ happened.

This reveals the Super-light Gearless Hinge inside the HONOR Magic Vs, having incredibly reducing the number of components from 92 to just 4, thus indicating how such cutting-edge single-piece casting method resulting the HONOR Magic Vs to be 62% lighter than its predecessor.

From the video, Zack compares the gap between the HONOR Magic Vs and other brand foldable smartphone when folded. Other brand foldable smartphone can be seen with a gap where light beams are obviously visible, while the gap of the HONOR Magic Vs is pretty much gap-free.

The video showing Zack tear apart the HONOR Magic Vs can be seen below.

The HONOR Magic Vs will be launched alongside the HONOR Magic5 Pro this 27th February during MWC 2023.