Honor Magic5 Professional Preview | Ubergizmo

Honor is coming to MWC with its flagship cellphone, the Honor Magic5 Professional, a fantastically crafted machine that mixes class and efficiency in a modern physique. The successor of the Honor Magic4 Professional, the brand new Honor Magic5 Professional received vital upgrades and is the poster little one for Honor’s “human-centric” method to know-how.

Dedicated to addressing the true wants of shoppers, HONOR adopts a human-centric method to product innovation, providing intuitive know-how options to enhance the each day lives of everybody,” mentioned George Zhao, CEO of HONOR Gadget Co, Ltd.

The specs checklist is spectacular throughout essential points of the cellphone, together with design, show, digicam, and system efficiency. We now have had the cellphone for a few days, and listed here are our first impressions. After spending extra time with the unit, we’ll write an entire assessment, so keep tuned!

The Honor Magic5 Professional with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage will probably be accessible for €1199. 


The Magic5 Professional is constructed round a slim chassis with glass on either side and a big 6.81” dual-curved display, which signifies that the curve is current on the entrance and the again, making the sting feel and appear further skinny.

The star of the present is the Star Wheel Triple Digicam Design, an evolution of the “Eye of Muse” iconic design featured within the Magic4 Pro

On the middle of the machine, the Star Wheel fantastically merges into the again cowl with curves paying homage to landscapes or fashionable structure. Gracefully combining artwork and know-how, the design language made from harmonious curves was created to pay tribute to Gaudi.

At 8.77 mm and 219g, the Magic5 Professional is a hair thinner and lighter than the Samsung Galaxy S23 Extremely (8.9 mm, 233 g), which contains a same-size show.

The waterproof IP68 chassis may be very agreeable, each to the attention and to the hand, due to the dual-curved ultra-narrow bezels on either side that make the machine snug to carry. Our assessment unit is Black, and 4 shade extra variations will probably be accessible, relying on the markets: Glacier Blue, Meadow Inexperienced, Coral Purple, and Orange.


The 6.81″ LTPO show with Quad-Curved Floating Display has the identical 1312 x 2848 decision because the Magic4 Professional and delivers as much as 120Hz refresh fee for the final word cell gaming expertise and “butter-smooth” scrolling.

The 1800 NITs peak brightness is spectacular, which is among the highest brightness ranges that we’ve got seen on the cell market. It’s even greater than the Galaxy S23 Extremely (1750 NITs).


The Star Wheel homes a triple digicam module with three high-resolution 50MP sensors.

The huge digicam contains a 1/1.12-inch sensor with an f/1.6 aperture and OIS, which is an enchancment over the f/1.8 featured within the Magic4 Professional.

The ultrawide will get an improved f/2.0 aperture that may seize extra gentle than the f/2.2 ultrawide optical system of the Magic4 Professional.

Honor decreased the decision of the telephoto digicam from 64MP with OIS to 50MP with OIS, a sensible resolution figuring out that having extra megapixels is just not a vital technical requirement for zoom cameras.

The dToF Laser Focusing Sensor is new to the Magic5 Professional and accelerates the main focus course of by figuring out if the topic may be very shut or removed from the digicam.

The entrance digicam has a 12MP decision with f/2.4 aperture and a 3D depth sensor.


Qualcomm’s quickest SoC, the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 powers the Honor Magic5 Professional, and we’ve got profusely benchmarked that processor. You may learn our full Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 overview to study the important thing functionalities and new options.

Honor provides 12GB of RAM for heavy customers, an enchancment over the earlier era that featured solely 8 GB. That reminiscence will assist the cellphone run easily even if you happen to like having tons of apps. If you wish to set up plenty of apps, that is much more essential than processor velocity.

Because of the GPU Turbo X system optimization, the Magic5 Professional ought to get a little bit bit further graphics efficiency to maximise {hardware} utilization.


The 5100 mAh battery is the very best capability discovered on the present high-end smartphone market, and it ought to present an excellent battery life. We’re grateful to Honor for providing the 66W charger within the field, figuring out that massive manufacturers adapters can value as much as $50. Some OEMs don’t present quick chargers with their high-end gadgets, even after they value over $1000.

The Magic5 Professional delivers 50W wi-fi charging which is excessive for wi-fi charging. The power to cost quick a high-performance smartphone is a crucial function as a result of it alleviates battery nervousness.


The Honor Magic5 Professional is a really thrilling smartphone that appears nice in hand or from a technical perspective. Within the subsequent few days, we’ll put it by means of its paces and see the way it behaves in the true world with the near-final software program. Within the meantime, keep tuned and subscribed to our varied social channels.

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