HONOR Magic5 Series Launch Event
On February 27, 2023, HONOR unveiled the Magic5 series at MWC23 in Barcelona. The series is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform and supports 66W SuperCharge. The Magic5 Pro also features a higher energy density silicon-carbon battery and supports 50W wireless SuperCharge.
The HONOR Magic5 series comes in five classic colors: Glacier Blue, Meadow Green, Coral Purple, Orange, and a classic black shade. The rear camera adopts the "Eye of Muse" design, with the Magic5 Pro supporting IP68 protection level.
Both Magic5 and Magic5 Pro are powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platform, with significant improvements in CPU and GPU performance and energy efficiency for a fully immersive experience.
The Magic5 Pro features a quad-curved floating screen design, with a 6.81-inch screen that supports 120Hz high refresh rate and LTPO variable refresh rate, 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, and a peak brightness of 1800nit. The front camera adopts a dual camera design, with a 12MP ultra-wide camera and a 3D depth camera.
The Magic5 Pro's rear camera uses three 50MP sensors, with the main camera having a 1/1.12-inch sensor size F/1.6 large aperture and an equivalent focal length of 23mm, with EIS+OIS image stabilization. The periscope telephoto camera has an equivalent focal length of 90mm, 3.5x optical zoom, and supports telephoto macro mode, also with EIS+OIS stabilization. The equivalent 13mm ultra-wide camera supports a 2.5cm super macro mode.
The Magic5 Pro is equipped with a new generation of silicon-carbon batteries with higher density, enabling larger capacity in the same space, with a capacity of 5450mAh. It features a 66W wired SuperCharge and 50W wireless SuperCharge combination.
The Magic5 has a thinner body with a thickness of only 7.8mm, adopting the quad-curved floating screen design, a 6.73-inch 120Hz refresh rate screen, and also supports 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming.
The 12MP front camera uses a single camera design, and the rear camera's main camera is a 54MP 1/1.49-inch sensor with an F/1.9 aperture, coupled with a 50MP ultra-wide camera and a 32MP telephoto camera that supports OIS.
In terms of charging, the Magic5 has a battery capacity of 5100mAh and is equipped with 66W wired SuperChrage, but does not support wireless charging.
As for the price, the Magic5 starts at 899 euros (8GB+256GB).
The Magic5 Pro starts at 1199 euros (12GB+512GB).
Summary of ChargerLAB
In conclusion, HONOR has introduced their latest smartphone series, the Magic5 and Magic5 Pro, at MWC23 in Barcelona. Both devices feature powerful Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile platforms, impressive displays, and cutting-edge camera technology. The Magic5 Pro boasts a quad-curved floating screen design and a higher energy density silicon-carbon battery, along with support for 50W wireless SuperCharge. The Magic5, on the other hand, is thinner with a 120Hz refresh rate screen and a powerful rear camera setup. With the starting price of 899 euros for the Magic5 and 1199 euros for the Magic5 Pro, these devices are set to become strong competitors in the smartphone market.
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