Honor Magic4 Pro and Magic V hands-on review

Introduction

After the fall of Huawei, the badge of honor was crowned at the top. last week The brand employs more than 11,000 people, and 55% of employees are involved in research and development. Honor currently serves more than 100 markets and has 180 million users.

The Honor Magic4 series launched in China last week. And this weekend, we’ll be seeing the high-end Magic4 Pro at MWC. We’re also finally getting our first look at the brand, the Honor Magic V, which was announced back in January. Honor Magic4 Pro.

Both phones represent Honor’s premium smartphones that compete with more expensive phones in the smartphone market.

Honor Magic4 Pro

He calls Honor’s symmetrical rear camera the “Eye of Muse,” a name aptly named for its beauty. Stop and look, let’s see what this thing is ticking under the beautiful glass.

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On the front panel is a unique LTPO OLED that supports high frequency PWM dimming. Honor has upgraded the charging system for this generation to 100W, both wired and wireless.

Honor Magic4 Pro specs at a glance:

  • Body: IP68 water resistance
  • Display: 6.81-inch LTPO OLED; quad-curve glass; 120Hz adaptive refresh rate; HDR10+; 1000 nits (peak); 1312 x 2848 px; 19.5:9 ratio; ~460 ppi
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm); Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.40 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.70 GHz Cortex-A510); Adreno 730
  • Memory: (non-expandable) 256GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • OS/Software: Android 12, Magic UI 6, Google Play Services (market/region dependent)
  • Rear camerasMain (wide): 50 MP, f/1.8, 23mm, 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, multi-directional PDAF, Laser AF; Ultrawide:50 MP, f/2.2, 122˚, 1/2.5″ Telephoto: 64 MP, f/3.5, 90mm (periscope telephoto), 1/2.0″, 0.7µm, PDAF, OIS, 3.5x optical zoom
  • 8×8 dToF (depth and low-light AF); flicker sensor
  • Front cameras: 12 MP, f/2.4, 100˚ (ultrawide), 1.22µm; TOF 3D, (depth/biometrics sensor)
  • Video capture: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS, HDR10, 10-bit video
  • Battery: 4,600 mAh; Fast-charging 100W, 100% in 30 minutes (advertised); 100W Wireless SuperCharge, 90% in 30 minutes (advertised); reverse wireless charging 5W
  • Misc: In-display Qualcomm Ultrasonic 3D fingerprint scanner; A-GPS. Up to tri-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2); Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD; NFC

Honor Magic V

Honor Magic V is Honor’s new foldable device, it’s the first foldable device to feature a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset. Thanks to the “water loop”, it honors the foldable device’s non-open design.

The flip-open display is a 7.9-inch OLED display with a 90Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 1984 x 2272 pixels. Meanwhile, the outside display is a 6.45-inch OLED panel with a 120Hz refresh rate.

Honor Magic V specs at a glance:

  • Body: Glass front; glass/eco leather back; aluminum frame; Unfolded: 160.4 x 141.1 x 6.7 mm; Folded: 160.4 x 72.7 x 14.3 mm
  • Display: Internal display: 7.90-inch Foldable OLED; 90Hz, HDR10+, 1894 x 2272 px; Cover screen: 6.45-inch OLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1080 x 2560 px; 431 ppi
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8450 Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4 nm); Octa-core (1×3.00 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.40 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.70 GHz Cortex-A510); Adreno 730
  • Memory: (non-expandable) 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 12GB RAM
  • OS/Software: Android 12, Magic UI 6, Google Play Services (market/region dependent)
  • Rear cameras: 50 MP, f/1.9, 23mm (wide), PDAF, Laser AF + 50 MP, f/2.0, 20mm (wide), PDAF + 50 MP, f/2.2, 13mm, 122˚, (ultrawide)
  • Selfie camera: (Cover display) 42 MP, f/2.4, (wide)
  • Video capture: [email protected]/60fps, [email protected]/60fps, gyro-EIS, HDR10+
  • Battery: Li-Po 4750 mAh; Fast-charging 66W, 50% in 15 min (advertised); reverse wireless charging 5W
  • Misc: Side-mounted fingerprint scanner; A-GPS. Up to tri-band: GLONASS (1), BDS (3), GALILEO (2), QZSS (2); Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD; NFC

Honor Magic4 Pro

Even though Honor has been independent of Huawei for a year now, the Honor Magic4 Pro still feels like Huawei.

Honor Magic4 Pro Magic V hands-on review

The paper-thin front of the phone makes for a very thin frame that makes it difficult to hold. The overall design looks very curved. From the rounded corners through the 3D glass on the back to the ultra-curved quad-curve display. and a circular camera group on the back There is no right angle here.

The tablet-shaped notch houses a 12-megapixel self-timer camera with a 100-degree field of view, while a ToF depth sensor helps take selfies. and also has 3D biometric facial resolution at the same time. The bottom half of the screen has a built-in Qualcomm Ultrasonic 3D fingerprint reader, like the one found on the Galaxy S22 series. Honor says this fingerprint reader is 40% faster than the Magic3 Pro optical reader.

Honor Magic4 Pro Magic V hands-on review

The screen is also billed as the industry’s first LTPO panel to offer 1920Hz PWM dimming (the iPhone 13 Pro allows 480Hz PWM dimming as a reference). The LTPO also means it has an adjustable refresh rate from 1-120Hz and 360Hz Touch Sampling Rate This 6.81-inch OLED display has a resolution of 1224 x 2664 pixels and displays HDR10+ images at 100% with DCI-P3 coverage.

The phone runs on the latest version of Magic UI 6 (based on Android 12) and of course there’s the Google Play Store too. It comes with a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor with 8-12GB of RAM and either 256GB or 512GB of storage (no slot. Expanded) The new Honor Share feature makes it easy to transfer files between your phone, tablet and laptop.

Honor Magic4 Pro Magic V hands-on review

Honor Magic4 Pro has an independent security chip that stores secure passwords. Biometric credentials (Fingerprint and ID) and help with other services such as electronic payments.

The battery has a capacity of 4600 mAh last year’s model. But the charging speed for both wired and wireless has been increased to 100W (up from 66W) with the wireless charger. You can charge the battery to 100% in 30 minutes, and a 15-minute quick charge with a wireless charger will bring the battery from zero to 50%. Wireless charging is not as efficient as charging with cable. So charging to 100% is slightly slower – but slightly longer, more than 5 minutes.

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The back of the Honor Magic4 Pro is similar to the Magic3 Pro. It also has a slightly thinner front bezel at 0.94mm compared to the Magic3 Pro’s 1.89mm. The pill-shaped front notch of the dual front camera is also smaller. Honor was able to shave about a millimeter of the length and height of this gap.

Triple camera “Eye of Muse” Honor Magic4 Pro

Although there are five sensors on the back of the Honor Magic4 Pro , Honor considers this a triple camera system. The main camera is a 50MP wide shooter (1/1.56″ sensor), there’s a 50MP ultra-wide snapper (122°, 1/2.5″), and a 64MP periscope telephoto camera (1/2″) in the center. The lower-left sensor is an 8×8 dToF sensor used to aid in focusing accuracy in low light situations, and the last sensor on the lower-right is a flicker sensor.

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