Honor announced up to three new devices during Mobile World Congress to expand its smartphone catalog for at least the first half of 2023. The Asian company has announced the Honor Magic Vs, the first foldable smartphone to be sold in Europe. Also Magic 5 Lite, the model that was previously presented a few days ago, as well as Honor Magic 5 Pro, the brand’s trump card to try and compete in the increasingly competitive and expensive premium segment.

This new Honor Magic 5 Pro in particular competes with flagships from manufacturers such as Samsung with its Galaxy S23 Ultra; or Xiaomi, with its recently announced Mi 13 Pro. It does it with the latest designs from Qualcomm, without skimping on RAM or memory, with a large screen and a triple camera capable of taking photos with up to 100x zoom.

Performance, in fact, is one of the most important sections of this new mobile phone. Basically, we repeat, because of its processor. He Snapdragon 2nd generation It’s one of the most powerful SoCs to date, and it’s also found in other flagship mobile phones from other manufacturers, although the company claims that, compared to the competition, this Qualcomm chip in the Magic 5 Pro can provide WiFi connectivity. with a delay of less than 30%.

The company also opted for a single configuration 12 GB RAM and 512 GB storage for its flagship, as well as battery 5100 mAh which is accompanied by fast charging at 66W.

Honor Magic 5 Pro, data sheet

Honor Magic 5 Pro
Screen 6.81″ 1080 x 2400 pixel OLED display with LTPO technology (up to 120Hz) and 1800 strokes of brightness
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 2nd Generation
storage 512 GB
cameras – 50-megapixel wide-angle
– 50MP ultra wide
– 50MP telephoto lens with 3.5x optical zoom and up to 100x digital zoom
Battery 5100 mAh, fast charging 66 W
connectivity 5G, NFC, Bluetooth
OS Android 13 with Magic OS 7.1
Dimensions and weight confirm

A perspective screen and a camera that keeps up

As for the screen, the Honor Magic 5 Pro has 6.81″ OLED panel. It incorporates LTPO technology capable of adapting the refresh rate to 120Hz, that is, when the terminal displays a fixed image on the screen, such as text or a photo, the refresh rate is adjusted to 1Hz. If instead the user does scroll or content playback, the refresh rate increases to 120Hz. The screen of the Honor Magic 5 Pro also stands out for its brightness, which is up to 1800 nits.

Of course, the photographic section is also one of the most important areas of this Honor Magic 5 Pro. In particular, it has a triple camera that includes main sensor 50 megapixelsanother ultra-wide-angle camera of the same resolution and a telephoto lens, also 50 megapixels, capable of taking pictures in 3.5x optical zoom and up to 100x digital zoom.

Honor has also decided to include its own chip in the camera called Image engine. This offers some additional features such as a capture algorithm called Falcon that allows you to take sharper photos in scenes with motion or low light. Honor’s Imagine Engine chip also has some AI-powered features, such as the ability to determine the highest jump point to capture that frame.

Price and availability of the new Honor Magic 5 Pro

The Honor Magic 5 Pro will be available in Spain in May in two colors: black and a greenish tint called Meadow Green. We repeat, it will arrive in a version with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of storage at a price of 1199 euros. That is, it costs 210 euros less than the basic version of the Galaxy S23 Ultra, which includes 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory.

Source: Hiper Textual

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