Last week, Honor unveiled three new smartphones at Mobile World Congress, the Magic 5, Magic 5 Pro, and Magic 5 Lite. It has now been announced that the smartphones as well as an additional model have been launched in China. The Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition is an exclusive product which is available only in the domestic market. In fact, the Magic 4 Ultimate Edition was released last year, and the device is the successor to that device. Discover what the Magic 5 Ultimate Edition has to offer right out of the box by reading on. 

With top-of-the-line specifications, the Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition is the ultimate smartphone. An impressive 7.81-inch quad-curved OLED display is available on the device, which features a Full HD+ resolution as well as a 120Hz adaptive refresh rate. With support for HDR10+, the device is certified by IMAX Enhanced and is compatible with IMAX. It has a pill-shaped cutout at the top left corner of the device, while the back panel has a protruding camera module in the center of the device. The display panel also extends vertically from the bottom of the camera island, just like the one on the Find X5 from OPPO. Furthermore, the smartphone is dust and water resistant according to IP68 standards.

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The Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition is equipped with three rear cameras as part of its photography system. In the set-up, the 50MP main sensor is paired with a 50MP ultra-wide-angle lens as well as a periscope telephoto lens with a 100x digital zoom and a 50MP periscope telephoto unit. The front of the phone is equipped with a 12MP camera and a 3D depth camera with depth sensors. In addition to the front-facing camera, the rear-facing camera is also capable of capturing 4K video. 

The Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition is powered by the Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 processor that is tucked away under the hood. Among its features, it is equipped with 16GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of internal storage. There is also a brand’s RF enhancement chip, a security chip, as well as a display chip that is built into the smartphone. There is a 5,450mAh battery within the device that can provide power to the device, as well as wireless charging support of 50W and 66W. As stated by Honor, the Magic 5 Ultimate Edition uses a ‘Qinghai Lake’ battery cell, which is a silicon carbon anode battery that offers a 12.8% higher energy density than lithium batteries.

From a software point of view, the Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition runs on Magic UI 7.1 on top of Android 13. This device has a variety of connectivity options including 5G, WiFi-6, Bluetooth 5.2, USB-C, as well as NFC capabilities. 

Honor Magic 5 Ultimate Edition is available for a price of RMB 6,699 (approximately $966). Besides being available in Black Elegant, it is also available in Orange Burning. You can pre-order it today and it will be available for sale in China starting on March 10th. 


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