Honor Magic5 series released: Camera and Screen are the Highlights

Honor released two new generation flagship Magic5 and Magic5 Pro phones at MWC 2023. According to the information announced at the conference, the performance of the Honor Magic5 series in each core dimension stands at the top of the industry.

Screen: overpowering Apple

In today’s smartphone industry, which screen is the best? It is recognized that the screen is used by the Samsung flagship and Apple phones every year. Of course, the momentum of the rise of other screens is also very strong. Now the quality of flagship products is also good enough.

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As you know, the screen used by Apple phones is produced by Samsung. Because of Apple’s strong industry chain of discourse, it uses the screen even better than Samsung’s own. Therefore, Apple’s latest iPhone 14 Pro Max, is basically recognized as the ceiling of today’s cell phone screen.

However, in the latest DXOMARK ranking, the Honor Magic5 Pro’s screen scored 151, overpowering the iPhone 14 Pro Max’s 149, ranking first.

The screen is from BOE, a 6.81-inch suspended streamline quad-curved screen with the following core parameters.

  • Resolution of 2848*1312, with a PPI pixel density of 461.
  • The second generation of light gathering technology significantly improves the screen brightness, global peak brightness 1300nit, and local peak brightness 1800nit.
  • Support for dual-brightness color calibration technology, with color accuracy of Delta E approximately equal to 0.27.
  • Support for 1.07 billion color display, DCI-P3 wide color gamut.
  • Refresh rate up to 120Hz, and support LTPO adaptive dynamic refresh rate.
  • Equipped with an independent display chip, supporting full-flow HDR processing technology.
  • Eye protection, support for up to 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming, as well as natural light eye protection, sleep-aid display, and other features.

Imaging: beyond Huawei

Huawei Mate50 Pro, supported by its own XMAGE image, variable aperture, RYYB, and other technologies, polished an ordinary IMX766 sensor into the first DXOMARK.

Now, Honor Magic5 Pro has surpassed Huawei Mate50 Pro to become the new champion by virtue of its 3-point advantage.

It is equipped with three rear main cameras, namely.

  • 50MP main camera with a sensor size of 1/1.12 inches, which should be the second largest in the industry after the 1-inch IMX989. And, the number of lenses reached 8 and attached anti-glare coating.
  • 50MP ultra wide-angle lens, while supporting 2.5cm HD macro.
  • 50-megapixel periscope telephoto with 3.5x optical zoom and 100x digital zoom support.

In addition, equipped with 8 * 8 dTOF laser focus, faster and more accurate focus; a Flicker sensor, effective suppression of photo strobe; a multi-spectrum color temperature sensor, which restores the true beauty of color.

In terms of capture, the eagle-eye camera function, hardware-level subject detection “accurate”, millisecond event response “clear”, and the new upgrade image super-speed cache “get”. Support the main focus lock, capture more accurate focus, can be about 1.5 seconds before and after the shutter, and AI to help you select the best picture.

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In terms of telephoto, the new upgraded telephoto fusion computing optical photography can make the image details more exquisite after high zoom.

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For selfies, the Honor Magic5 Pro has a 12-megapixel ultra wide-angle lens (f/2.4 aperture ) + 3D deep camera on the front, supporting 3D face recognition, which is very rare in Android phones.

Battery life: rare large battery

The world’s first silicon carbon negative electrode battery technology, the Honor Magic5 Pro, energy density increased by 12.8%, the same volume to achieve greater battery capacity. 8.77mm after the body packed with a large battery of 5450mAh, such a battery capacity in high-end flagship phones is rare.

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Performance: independent antenna + independent chip

Honor Magic5 Pro is equipped with a new generation of performance iron triangle: Snapdragon 8Gen2 + LPDDR5x + UFS 4.0, with Honor three self-developed performance optimization engine, and AI intelligent thermal control management, comprehensive synergy, full release performance.

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In terms of network, the industry’s first independent Bluetooth/WiFi antenna architecture solves the problem of mutual interference between WiFi and Bluetooth. WiFi delay is reduced by up to 90% and speed is increased by up to 200%. When you are wearing a Bluetooth headset to watch dramas, you can also download and cache new episodes at a higher WiFi speed.

It also comes with an independent display chip for smoother and more detailed images, comes with AI super rendering for clearer WeChat video calls, and an independent security storage chip combined with a dual TEE security system to support high-security services and enable large financial payments on the phone.

In terms of software, built-in OS Turbo X, which optimizes application startup and response speed, GPU Turbo X super frame rate enhancement brings a higher frame rate and lower temperature gaming experience; LINK Turbo X engine support, combined with independent Wi-Fi/Bluetooth antenna design, Wi-Fi speed is significantly improved.

In terms of price, Honor Magic5 Pro, 12+512GB version is priced at 1199 euros; Honor Magic5, 8+256GB version is priced at 899 euros.

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