To what extent do we recommend the Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2? We made a thorough comparison of the differences in specifications and functions

Created date: 01/07/2019, 21:49:35, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 11:54:00

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Are you confused about which one to buy since you do not know the differences in functions and performances, as well as the ease of use of Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2? We have compared the differences in functions and specifications/performances of these two smartphones and evaluated the one that you should buy.

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Honor View 20

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General rating:

80.8/100

(The - of all smartphones)

79.5/100

(The - of all smartphones)

Portability
61/100
61/100
Weight
58/100
49/100
Size of screen
90/100
90/100
Screen clarity
84/100
84/100
Battery duration
80/100
72/100
Processing capability
94/100
94/100
Memory capacity
93/100
93/100
Storage capacity
91/100
91/100
Rear camera function
97/100
87/100
Front camera function
88/100
75/100

Compare Performance and Usability

Size comparison of Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2. Which one would you choose?

The size of the body has a big influence on the ease of carrying and one-handed operation. The narrower the width, the easier it is to firmly grasp and hold, but you also have to take into account the device's thickness. Also, if the width and height are smaller, its easier to operate one-handed since its easier to extend your fingers. On the contrary, if the width and height are large, it's difficult to fit in your pocket and is bulky even when put in a bag, and portability is impaired.

The Honor View 20 has a width of 29.7 in (75.4 mm), a length of 61.8 in (156.9 mm), and a thickness of 3.2 in (8.1 mm).Also, the Honor Magic 2 has a width of 29.6 in (75.1 mm), a length of 61.9 in (157.3 mm), and a thickness of 3.3 in (8.3 mm).

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't much difference between the Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2 in terms of size. For that reason, the ease of gripping and carrying the devices in one hand is about the same for both. Therefore it's better to compare them in terms of performance and functionality.

Comparing the width and thickness of the body, there isn't a large difference in size between the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2. For that reason their one-handed operability, portability, and bulkiness when carried is about the same. That's why I think it's better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

Comparing the overall size of the two devices, there isn't a big difference in size between the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2. For that reason the ease of carrying and use with one hand is about the same for both. That's why it is better to compare the two in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDimensions (width x height x thickness)
Honor View 2061/10029.7 in (75.4 mm) x 61.8 in (156.9 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm)
Honor Magic 261/10029.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

Which one is easier to hold, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2? Compare weight

The weight of the device affects hand fatigue and the burden placed upon the wrist. The lighter it is, the longer you'll be able to operate the device without tiring. Also, if the burden placed on the wrist is lower, you'll be able to use the device more comfortably. However if the weight isn't right for you, it could place more of a burden on your body, causing you to feel stress.

The weight of the Honor View 20 is about 6.3 oz (180 g), and the weight of the Honor Magic 2 is about 7.3 oz (206 g).Comparing the weight of the two devices, the Honor View 20 is a lighter smart phone than the Honor Magic 2, with a difference of about 1.0 oz (180 g). For that reason the Honor View 20 is a smart phone that is less likely than the Honor Magic 2to put a burden on your fingers and wrist when used for an extended period. That's why we recommend the Honor View 20 over the Honor Magic 2.

ScoreWeight
Honor View 2058/1006.3 oz (180 g)
Honor Magic 249/1007.3 oz (206 g)

Which is better in terms of display, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2?

The size of the screen affects usability and screen visibility. A larger screen means larger letters and buttons on apps, so the user is less likely to tap adjacent buttons by mistake. In addition, the user can enjoy a more intense experience when playing games and watching videos.

The Honor View 20 has a 6.4 inch display. Also, the Honor Magic 2 has a 6.39 inch display.Comparing the screen size, there is a negligible difference in screen size between the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2. As a result, the app buttons on both are equally easy to press. We recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreDisplay size
Honor View 2090/1006.4 inch
Honor Magic 290/1006.39 inch

Which one has a better display, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2?

Pixel density affects picture quality, and the higher the pixel density, the better the picture quality, which means the user can gain more enjoyment from games and videos. In addition, higher picture quality decreases eyestrain, which means that the user will experience less eye fatigue after prolonged use.

The resolution on the Honor View 20 is 1080 x 2310, and pixel density is 398ppi. Also, the resolution on the Honor Magic 2 is 1080 x 2340, and pixel density is 403ppi.Comparing the pixel count, the difference in pixel density between the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2 is negligible. As a result, they are both evenly matched in terms of picture quality and easiness on the eyes. Therefore, we recommend comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScorePixel density
Honor View 2084/100398ppi
Honor Magic 284/100403ppi

How is the battery duration of Honor View 20 different from that of Honor Magic 2 ? See the differences

Battery performance greatly affects battery life, but greater battery capacity does not necessarily mean greater battery life, since battery efficiency should also be considered. Bigger screens and higher CPU performance will mean the batteries are depleted more quickly.

The Honor View 20 is 4000mAh, and the Honor Magic 2 is 3500mAh.Regarding battery capacity, the Honor View 20 has greater battery capacity than the Honor Magic 2, with a 500.0mAh difference. If battery is a priority, then the Honor View 20 is recommended over the Honor Magic 2.

ScoreBattery capacity
Honor View 2080/1004000mAh
Honor Magic 272/1003500mAh

Which is better in terms of CPU function, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2?

CPU performance affects the ability to process programs, and the ability to process programs is determined by the product of the number of cores in the CPU and the CPU frequency. The higher this performance is, the more smoothly apps and games will run, and with low performance apps and games become heavy and stress is experienced.

The Honor View 20's CPU is a HiSilicon Kirin 980, with performance measured at 2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore).Also, the Honor Magic 2's CPU is a HiSilicon Kirin 980, with performance measured at 2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore).Comparing CPU performance, there is almost no difference in the specs of the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2. For that reason the level of smoothness felt when using apps and comfortable handling of games is about the same. For that reason it is better to compare them in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreCPU specs
Honor View 2094/1002.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)
Honor Magic 294/1002.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)

How is Honor View 20 different from Honor Magic 2 in terms of memory capacity?

RAM affects multitasking ability and the stability of apps. The larger the amount of RAM is, the more stability there will be even in situations where multiple apps are running simultaneously, allowing for comfortable use. In addition, animation will be more smooth, and apps will be less likely to freeze or crash. Also, without sufficient RAM, there are games you won't be able to run, so it is necessary to be careful.

The weight of the Honor View 20 is 8GB and the weight of the Honor Magic 2 is 8GB.Comparing the devices in terms of RAM, there is almost no difference in the amount of RAM of the Honor View 20 and the Honor Magic 2. For that reason they have about the same level of multitasking performance and 3D game and VR smoothness. That's why it is better to make a comparison in terms of other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreRAM size
Honor View 2093/1008GB
Honor Magic 293/1008GB

Which has a better storage capacity, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2?

Storage capacity affects the amount of data that is capable of being stored. The larger the storage capacity, the more pictures you can take and the more applications you can install. In addition, if your smartphone accepts SD cards, then you can increase its storage capacity. However, there are performance related drawbacks, including a slower data transfer rate than the primary memory, and you cannot transfer all your data on the card, so be warned.

The data storage capacity of the Honor View 20 is 256GB. Also the Honor Magic 2 is 256GB.Regarding storage capacity, there is a negligible difference in storage capacity between the Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2. As a result, you can save roughly the same amount of pictures, and install roughly the same amount of applications, on either phone. You are better off comparing them based on other aspects of performance and functionality.

ScoreStorage size
Honor View 2091/100256GB
Honor Magic 291/100256GB

Compare the rear cameras of Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2. Which one has better picture quality?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the back of the device (the rear/back camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Honor View 20 has a 48 MP main camera. Also, Honor Magic 2 has a 24 MP main camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the Honor View 20 has a much higher pixel count compared to the Honor Magic 2, with a roughly 24.0 MP difference. In terms of taking or shooting high resolution pictures or videos that will look clean when printed, the Honor View 20 is superior to the Honor Magic 2. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting videos and taking pictures, we recommend the Honor View 20 over the Honor Magic 2.

ScoreRear-camera resolution
Honor View 2097/10048 MP
Honor Magic 287/10024 MP

Which has a front camera with better picture quality, Honor View 20 or Honor Magic 2?

One factor that determines the performance of the exterior camera located on the front of the device (the in/front camera) is the pixel count. The larger the pixel count, the higher the resolution of the pictures you can take, and the cleaner the pictures will look when printed.

Honor View 20 has an 25 MP front camera and Honor Magic 2 has an 16 MP front camera.Comparing rear camera performance, the front camera of the Honor View 20 has a much higher pixel count compared to the Honor Magic 2, with a roughly 9.0 MP difference. As a result, the Honor View 20 is more suited than the Honor Magic 2 for shooting videos and taking pictures. If you are looking for a smartphone that is suited for shooting high resolution selfies which will look clean when printed, we recommend the Honor View 20 over the Honor Magic 2.

ScoreFront-camera resolution
Honor View 2088/10025 MP
Honor Magic 275/10016 MP

Detailed comparison of Honor View 20 and Honor Magic 2.

Comparison for body size.

ImageProduct nameReviewbody size

Honor View 20

Score

52.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.7 in (75.4 mm) x 61.8 in (156.9 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm)

Honor Magic 2

Score

52.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

Comparison for body weight.

ImageProduct nameReviewbody weight

Honor View 20

Score

58.4Weight:6.3 oz (180 g)

Honor Magic 2

Score

49.1Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

Comparison for screen size.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen size

Honor View 20

Score

90.7Display size:6.4 inch

Honor Magic 2

Score

90.7Display size:6.39 inch

Comparison for RAM capacity.

ImageProduct nameReviewRAM capacity

Honor View 20

Score

93.4RAM size:8GB

Honor Magic 2

Score

93.4RAM size:8GB

Comparison for storage size.

ImageProduct nameReviewstorage size

Honor View 20

Score

91.5Storage size:256GB

Honor Magic 2

Score

91.5Storage size:256GB

Comparison for battery.

ImageProduct nameReviewbattery

Honor View 20

Score

80.0Battery capacity:4000mAh

Honor Magic 2

Score

72.5Battery capacity:3500mAh

Comparison for rear-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewrear-camera resolution

Honor View 20

Score

97.8Rear-camera resolution:48 MP

Honor Magic 2

Score

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Comparison for front-camera resolution.

ImageProduct nameReviewfront-camera resolution

Honor View 20

Score

88.0Front-camera resolution:25 MP

Honor Magic 2

Score

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Comparison for grip.

ImageProduct nameReviewgrip

Honor View 20

Score

55.2Color:Saphire blue,phantom blue,phantom red,midnight black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.7 in (75.4 mm) x 61.8 in (156.9 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm), Weight:6.3 oz (180 g)

Honor Magic 2

Score

50.6Color:Gradient black,gradient red,gradient blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

Comparison for screen cleanliness.

ImageProduct nameReviewscreen cleanliness

Honor View 20

Score

84.5Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2310, Pixel density:398ppi

Honor Magic 2

Score

84.9Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403ppi

Comparison for performance.

ImageProduct nameReviewperformance

Honor View 20

Score

94.3OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 980, CPU specs:2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Honor Magic 2

Score

94.3OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 980, CPU specs:2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Compare Performance Specs

Honor View 20Honor Magic 2
ImageHonor View 20Honor Magic 2
MakerHonorHonor
Release date12, 201811, 2018
Colorsaphire blue,phantom blue,phantom red,midnight blackgradient black,gradient red,gradient blue
OSAndroidAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.7 in (75.4 mm) x 61.8 in (156.9 mm) x 3.2 in (8.1 mm)29.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)
Weight6.3 oz (180 g)7.3 oz (206 g)
Display size6.4 inch6.39 inch
Display typeIPS LCDAMOLED
Screen resolution (width x height)1080 x 23101080 x 2340
Pixel density398ppi403ppi
Battery capacity4000mAh3500mAh
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 980HiSilicon Kirin 980
CPU specs2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size8GB8GB
Storage size256GB256GB
Rear-camera resolution48 MP24 MP
Front-camera resolution25 MP16 MP

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