Honor’s latest flagship smartphones, the Magic 5 series and the Magic Vs, are launching in Malaysia next week. Honor Malaysia has confirmed that the official launch will be taking place on Thursday, 6th April 2023 at 2:30pm.
If you want to catch the event live, you can tune in to their live stream on their official Facebook page and YouTube channel. Honor Malaysia is expected to reveal the local pricing and pre-order details for the Honor Magic 5, Honor Magic 5 Pro and the foldable Honor Magic Vs very soon.
The Honor Magic 5 series is the brand’s latest and greatest, featuring Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chip. The Pro model for Malaysia is expected to come with 12GB of RAM and a whopping 512GB of storage. The Magic 5 Pro boasts a 6.81″ 120Hz 2848×1313 pixels resolution OLED display which boasts a peak HDR brightness of 1800 nits. The device also boasts the industry’s first 2160Hz PWM dimming for reduced flicker in low brightness.
In the camera department, the Magic 5 Pro features a triple camera setup which consists of a 50MP f/1.6 main camera, 50MP ultra-wide-angle shooter and a 50MP telephoto camera that can do 3.5x optical zoom and digital zoom up to 100x. It also gets a 12MP selfie camera that’s accompanied by a 3D depth sensor. One of the key highlights is its ability to snap action shots and low-light photos quickly with its AI-assisted Falcon Capture algorithm.
Powering the device is a 5,100mAh battery which supports 66W SuperCharge via USB-C. It also gets wireless charging, IP68-rated dust and water resistance and stereo speakers. The device supports 5G, WiFi 7, Bluetooth 5.2 and it has Google Mobile Services pre-installed.
Meanwhile, the Magic Vs is the company’s first foldable device that competes directly with the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4. The device gets a 6.45″ 120Hz Full HD+ OLED cover display while the inside gets a flexible 7.9″ 90Hz 2272×1984 pixels resolution OLED panel. Under the hood, it runs on an older Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage.
The device gets a triple-camera setup that consists of a 54MP main camera, 50MP ultra-wide-angle shooter and an 8MP telephoto camera. It also gets 16MP selfie cameras for both the cover and the inner display. Despite having compact dimensions, Honor has managed to fit a generous 5,000mAh battery which supports 66W fast charging via USB-C. However, it doesn’t come with water resistance and wireless charging.
Both Honor Magic flagship series devices come with MagicOS 7.1 that’s based on Android 13. Honor is promising to provide 5 years of security updates and 3 major OS updates.