During Mobile World Congress, Honor announced up to three new devices to expand its smartphone portfolio at least in the first half of 2023. The Asian company announced the Honor Magic Vs, the first foldable model it will sell in Europe . Also the Magic 5 Lite, a model that they had already unveiled a few days ago, as well as the Honor Magic 5 Pro, the trump card of the brand trying to compete in an increasingly tough and expensive premium range.
In particular, the new Honor Magic 5 Pro can compete with the flagships of manufacturers like Samsung with its Galaxy S23 Ultra; or Xiaomi with the recently announced Mi 13 Pro.
In fact, performance is one of the most important sections of this new mobile device. First of all, because of its processor. Snapdragon generation. 2 is one of the most powerful SoCs to date and is also found in other flagship mobile phones from other manufacturers, although the company claims that unlike its competitors, this Qualcomm chip in the Magic 5 Pro can offer less latency Wi-Fi connectivity. by 30%.
The company also opted for a single configuration with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage for its flagship, along with a 5,100mAh battery that comes with 66W fast charging.
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A promising screen and a camera that follows
In terms of display, the Honor Magic 5 Pro comes with a 6.81-inch OLED panel. It incorporates LTPO technology capable of adapting refresh rates up to 120Hz. That is, when the terminal is displaying a still image on the screen such as text or a photo, the refresh rate is set to 1 Hz. If the user is scrolling or reading content at the instead, the refresh rate increases to 120 Hz. The screen of the Honor Magic 5 Pro also stands out for its brightness, which reaches 1800 nits.
Of course, the photo section is also one of the most important areas of the Honor Magic 5 Pro. Specifically, it has a triple-camera setup that includes a 50 MP main sensor, another ultra-wide-angle camera with the same resolution, and a telephoto lens, also 50 MP. megapixel capable of capturing images with up to 3.5x optical zoom and up to 100x digital zoom.
Additionally, Honor has opted to include its own dedicated camera chip called Image Engine, which provides several additional features, such as a capture algorithm dubbed Falcon, which helps take sharper photos while in motion or in dark conditions. low light. The Honor Imagine Engine chip also has some AI-powered features, such as the ability to determine the highest jump point to capture that image.
At the same time, Honor announced the Honor Magic 5, a smartphone with very similar specifications to its big brother, but with two key differences: the design and the camera.
In particular, Honor Magic 5 is only 7.8mm thick. It also lacks the 50-megapixel telephoto lens of the Pro model. In this case it is also equipped with a telephoto lens, but with a resolution of 32 megapixels and with a maximum zoom range of 50x compared to the 100x of its older brother.
Other specifications such as processor, battery capacity, camera or wide and ultra wide screen are the same as Honor Magic 5 Pro.
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Price and availability of the new Honor Magic 5 and Magic 5 Pro
Honor Magic 5 Pro will be available in two colors: black and a greenish hue called Meadow Green.
The version with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage will cost around 1199 euros (210 euros less than the basic version of the Galaxy S23 Ultra, which includes 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory). Honor Magic 5 will be available at a price of 899 euros.
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