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HONOR introduces MagicOS 7.0, based on Android 13

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HONOR has introduced a unique new version of its OS for Android, MagicOS 7.0. as for now, the new version has been announced for China. Where the global variant is expected to arrive by Q1 of 2023. This news precedes the launch of HONOR Magic Vs later today.

HONOR rebranded Magic UI to MagicOS

MagicOS 7.0 is expected to replace Magic UI 6.2. Since we have observed that HONOR rebranded the name of its Android skin. It remains to see how this rebranding will work out for the HONOR’s software skin given the Android smartphones.

In the new design, some of the UI elements have changed. The icons have changed in their appearance i.e., they are not flat anymore. Furthermore, HONOR is utilizing a unique font i.e., HONOR sans font. This new font will be utilized throughout the UI.

Furthermore, the folders on the home screen have got bigger. Thus, providing complete control. In addition to this, new widgets are added. The new widgets provide users with a more personalized experience. A new video editor built-in the system is also supplied.  

A new name ‘MagicRing’ has been adopted for the seamless transfer of files. It will enable the transfer of files, clipboard items, and others between the MagicOS devices as well as HONOR laptops and tablets. The new MagicOS 7.0 comes with a split-screen keyboard. This is specially introduced for HONOR Magic V and the forthcoming foldable smartphones. Additionally, the ‘Magic Text’ feature is also added over here. This feature can identify text in images. Thus, scanning the text and saving it in the form of a PDF file.

Concerning the system-level power consumption, HONOR OS Turbo X provides for fast app launch as well as optimization. Moreover, ‘Magic Guard’ is also included. It is expected to line up with the financial security aspects, system, and privacy protection. It will work as a form of antivirus.

Furthermore, HONOR shared the list that is likely to receive this update. However, as of now, the updates are only restricted to devices in China. We still have to wait until Q1 of 2023 for the official launch of the update on a global scale. One important thing to note here is that MagicOS 7.0 is based on Android 13 worldwide. However, it may be introduced on top of Android 12 in China but we are not sure.

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