HONOR has launched its latest premium smartphone the HONOR Magic5 Ultimate Edition in China along with the Magic5 and the Magic5 Pro smartphone, which was announced at the MWC last week. It retains the same 6.81-inch 120Hz OLED LTPO Adaptive Dynamic Refresh Rate screen but this has a nano-ceramic curved glass on the front, which improves the drop resistance by 10 times. It runs on the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor with 16GB RAM, and 512GB storage and is based on Android 13 with Magic UI 7.1.
It has a triple rear camera setup where the same 50MP primary cameras along with 12MP + 3D depth face unlock cameras, but the rear camera design is an octagonal shape. The phone has a self-developed C1 RF enhancement chip, which is also present in the Magic 5 Pro, so the mobile reception is increased by 35%, the Wi-Fi speed is increased by up to 200%, and the delay can be reduced by up to 90%, as per the company. This is especially useful in underground garages, shopping malls, subways, and more areas.
The phone has a leather back and is powered by a larger 5,450mAh battery that supports 66W wired and 50W wireless HONOR SuperCharge. HONOR said that this uses the “Qinghai Lake” battery, which is a silicon carbon anode battery that has 12.8% higher energy density compared to lithium batteries.
HONOR Magic5 Ultimate Edition Specifications -
|Display||6.81-inch FHD+ (1312×2848 pixels) 120Hz LTPO (1-120Hz) Quad-Curved OLED Floating Screen with 19.54:9 Aspect Ratio; HDR10+, IMAX Enhanced Certified, 2160Hz High-Frequency PWM Dimming, nano ceramic glass|
|Processor||Octa-Core Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 4nm Mobile Platform with Adreno next-gen GPU|
|RAM/Storage||16GB RAM, 512GB storage|
|OS/UI||Magic UI 7.1 (Based on Android 13)|
|Rear Cameras||50MP Wide Main Camera (f/1.6)+50MP +50MP Ultra Wide Camera (f/2.0)+50MP+Periscope Telephoto Camera (f/3.0, 3.5x Optical Zoom, 100x Digital Zoom, OIS); Support for 4K video recording; Rear single LED flash|
|Front Camera||12MP Front Camera + 3D Depth Camera which supports 3D face unlock; Support 4K (3840×2160) video recording|
|Features||In-display Fingerprint scanner, IP68 Water and Dust Resistant, Dual Stereo Speakers with DTS:X Ultra sound effects|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11ax (2.4GHz/5GHz) 2×2 MIMO, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS / AGPS / GLONASS / BeiDou / Galileo, USB Type-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||5450mAh (typical) battery with 66W wired and 50W wireless HONOR SuperCharge Support|
Pricing and Availability -
The HONOR Magic5 Ultimate Edition comes in Elegant black and Burning Orange colors, and it will be available from March 10th in China, and pre-orders start today. The price of the phone is 6,699 yuan (US$ 966 / Rs. 79,165 approx.) for the single 16GB RAM with a 512GB storage model. There is a gift box with a Mont Blanc custom protective case at the price of 7,499 yuan (US$ 1082 / Rs. 88,645 approx.).