Honor just unveiled its latest series of flagship phones at MWC 2023. The Honor Magic 5 and Honor Magic 5 Pro, given their premium positioning, are naturally powered by the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. In the case of the Pro model, its triple camera system can even do up to 100x zoom.
Let’s start with the range-topping Magic 5 Pro. Its triple camera configuration is made up of a 50MP primary shooter, a 50MP ultra-wide lens, and a 50MP periscope telephoto sensor that can do 3.5x optical zoom or 100x digital zoom. As for the selfie camera, it’s a 12MP unit.
Other specifications of the Magic 5 Pro include a 6.81-inch 2848 x 1312 LTPO OLED display with a 120Hz smart refresh rate, 12GB of RAM, 512GB of internal storage, IP68 rating, a generous 5,100mAh battery with support for 66W wired charging (50W for wireless charging), and MagicOS 7.1 based on Android 13.
As for the standard Honor Magic 5, it has slightly different hardware. While it’s still powered by a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, it has a more modest triple camera system made up of a 54MP main sensor, a 50MP ultra-wide shooter, and a 32MP telephoto camera with 2.5x optical zoom or 50x digital zoom.
Rounding out the hardware of the Magic 5 are a 6.73-inch 2688 x 1224 LTPO OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate, 12GB of RAM, 256GB of storage, a 12MP selfie camera, IP68 rating, and a 5,100mAh battery with 66W wired charging.
For European markets, the Honor Magic 5 is priced from 899 euro (about RM4,250), while the Honor Magic 5 Pro starts at 1,199 euro (approximately RM5,670). We were told that the Honor Magic 5 series will be coming to Malaysia, though it remains to be seen if both phones will be sold here.