Honor to release the Magic 5 series at the end of the month, which will include four new devices. Honor Magic 5 Ultimate models have recently received China Compulsory Certification, revealing their 66W (11V/6A) charging capabilities. This is a significant decrease from their predecessors’ 100W fast charging. But these new models are expected to compensate users with other advanced features.
66W Charging in Honor Magic 5 Series
The Honor Magic 5 Pro (PGT-AN10) and Magic 5 Ultimate (PGT-AN20) will be compatible with the HW-110600C00 charger. These chargers will feature Honor SuperCharge technology at 66W. Using the appropriate adapter, the phones can also charge at 40W or 10W.
Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Chipset
While fast charging has been reduced, the Magic 5 Pro and Magic 5 Ultimate are expected to perform better. It is because of the new Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset. It is a power-efficient chipset, and phones last longer, even with heavy usage. Both phones will be more powerful and efficient than their predecessors. With the addition of the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, users will have a smoother, faster experience. SD 8 Gen 2 makes these devices ideal for power and intensive consumers.
Periscope Lens and Quad 50 MP Camera
Rumor has it that the Magic 5 Pro and Magic 5 Ultimate will have quad 50 MP cameras, possibly with a periscope lens. This combination of advanced camera technology and the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset will undoubtedly provide users with a fantastic photography experience.
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Honor Magic 5 Series Pricing
According to recent leaks, the Honor Magic 5 series will be available in various storage and RAM configurations, such as 8 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, 12 GB RAM + 256 GB storage, and 12 GB RAM + 512 GB storage. These variants will cost users between 4,999 Yuan ($696) and 7,999 Yuan ($1,113). The upper and high models will be expensive.
|Variant||RAM||Storage||Price (CNY)||Price (USD)|
|Honor Magic 5 (base)||8 GB||256 GB||4,999||$696|
|Honor Magic 5 (base)||12 GB||256 GB||5,399||$751|
|Honor Magic 5 (base)||12 GB||512 GB||6,199||$862|
|Honor Magic 5 Pro||8 GB||256 GB||5,999||$835|
|Honor Magic 5 Pro||12 GB||256 GB||6,399||$891|
|Honor Magic 5 Pro||12 GB||512 GB||7,199||$1,000|
|Honor Magic 5 Prestige Edition||12 GB||512 GB||7,999||$1,113|
The Honor Magic 5 base variant, with a starting price of $696, is a cost-effective choice for consumers. Overall, the Honor Magic 5 series looks promising, with features such as 66W fast charging and Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset and impressive cameras. It will be expensive for sure, but at the same time, the features will be worth the money. However, only time will tell. It will be interesting to see how the devices fare in the market and how they stack up against Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra and iPhone 14 Pro.