Many smartphone enthusiasts have highly anticipated the release of the Honor Magic 5 VS Honor Magic 5 Pro. While the configuration of these two models has been widely known, domestic pricing has been a mystery until recently. After the domestic release, it was found that there is a price difference of about 1,200 yuan for the same storage version of the two models. The Honor Magic 5 starts at 3,999 yuan, while the Honor Magic5 Pro has a higher price but with more apparent improvements. It is important to note that these two models have significant differences in hardware, display, cameras, and battery.
Starting with the hardware, both models are equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8Gen2 processor. This processor has good performance and power consumption, which many smartphone users have tested. However, the Honor Magic 5 Pro supports the latest UFS4.0, which means it has a slightly faster speed.
Regarding the display, the Honor Magic5 and Honor Magic5 Pro have many similarities, such as the floating streamline four-curved screen, 1.07 billion colors, and 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming. However, the Honor Magic 5 Pro has some significant improvements. Firstly, the resolution of the Pro version is higher, resolving 2848X1312. Secondly, the Pro version’s screen brightness and pixel density has been improved, making its appearance more prominent. Additionally, the screen size of the Pro version is also larger.
In terms of cameras, both models have relatively balanced camera quality. However, the Honor Magic5 Pro has the flagship benchmark. The Honor Magic5 has a front-facing 12-megapixel high-definition selfie camera and a rear-mounted Sony IMX800 sensor with a 54-megapixel primary camera, a 50-megapixel wide-angle lens, and a 32-megapixel telephoto lens. The primary camera does not support OIS optical image stabilization, which may result in slightly worse stability. On the other hand, the Honor Magic5 Pro has an extra 3D deep-sensing lens on the front, allowing it to truly realize 3D face modeling and unlocking, providing higher security. Its rear primary camera has been upgraded to GNH’s 50-megapixel primary camera with a 1/1.12” size, making its light more sufficient. Furthermore, its telephoto lens has also been upgraded to 50 million pixels, supporting 3.5x optical and 100x digital zoom, almost twice that of the standard version. The camera algorithm of Honor has also been improved a lot, and the Eagle Eye camera brings faster camera speed and more vital capture ability.
The Honor Magic5 and Honor Magic5 Pro have also brought new battery technology. The Honor Magic5 has a 5100mAh battery, which is impressive considering its body is only 7.8mm and weighs 191g, making it rare among flagship models. The Honor Magic5 Pro has an even larger 5450mAh battery, which provides a relatively great battery life. Both models support 66W wired charging, and the Pro version has 50W wireless charging and reverses charging.
In addition, the Honor Magic 5 Pro has some additional features, such as an independent display chip, IP68 dustproof and waterproof, and a self-developed radio frequency enhancement chip. The radio frequency enhancement chip is a relatively big bright spot, which can effectively enhance the signal, upgrading the daily user experience.
In conclusion, the Honor Magic 5 and Honor Magic 5 Pro release has been highly anticipated event for smartphone enthusiasts. Both models are equipped with the latest Snapdragon 8Gen2 processor, but the Honor Magic5 Pro has some significant improvements in hardware, display, cameras, and battery. The Honor Magic5 Pro has a higher price but has more obvious improvements, such as a higher resolution screen, an extra 3D deep-sensing lens, and an upgraded rear camera. The battery technology is also impressive, with both models supporting 66W wired charging and the Pro version having 50W wireless charging and reverse charging. Overall, the Honor Magic5 Pro is a flagship model that has brought some new and exciting features, making it a worthy contender in the smartphone market.