MWC 2022: Honor Magic 4 Series goes official with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1

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During the ongoing MWC 2022 event, Honor unveiled two new flagship devices. Dubbed as Honor Magic 4 and Magic 4 Pro, these handsets come with flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processors. In this article, we will go through the specs, features, availability, and expected price of Honor Magic 4, Magic 4 Pro in Nepal.

Honor Magic 4, Magic 4 Pro Overview:

Design and Display

The Honor Magic 4 and 4 Pro feature a 6.81-inch LTPO AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3 color gamut, and 1000 nits of brightness. Both offer HDR 10+ certification as well as a 1920Hz PWM dimming feature. The Pro model, on the other hand, also offers MEMC and SDR to HDR upscaling.

Furthermore, Honor says that the display on the Pro model has ultra-narrow bezels that measure only 0.93mm. The Magic 4 features a centrally aligned punch-hole camera cutout on the front, whereas the Magic 4 Pro has a pill-shaped cutout on the left. Both devices include a circular camera cutout on the back, which Honor refers to as the “Eye of Muse.”

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Performance

Powering these handsets is a Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor that is coupled with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM. Similarly, they boot on Magic UI 6.0 based on Android 12. 

In terms of memory, the Magic 4 gets 128/256/512GB configurations while the Pro model is outfitted with 256/512GB internal storage. The latter gets its juice via a 4600mAh battery that supports 100W of Honor SuperCharge wireless and wired charging; whilst the former is powered by a 4800mAh cell that charges via a 66W wired fast charging.

Camera

The Honor Magic 4 Pro’s cameras include a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP ultra-wide camera, and a 64MP 3.5x optical zoom telephoto camera. The vanilla Magic 4, on the other hand, features the same main and ultra-wide sensor, and an 8MP telephoto lens capable of 5x optical zoom. The camera feature includes ultra-fusion photography, AI Color, and Movie Master with IMAX Enhanced 10bit 4K video recording at 60fps.

Honor Magic 4 Pro Camera

Furthermore, the device has a ToF laser focusing sensor as well as a flicker sensor. For selfies, they come with a 12MP camera for selfies, and the Pro variant also features a 3D depth sensor placed in the pill-shaped cutout.

Rest of the specs

In terms of audio, both smartphones boast a stereo speaker setup. Similarly, the 4 Pro gets IP68 treatment while the Magic 4 settles with IP54 certification. 

Both are available in four colorways: Cyan, Gold, White, and Black, with a glass back on all variants. The 4 Pro is also available in Orange with a vegan leather finish.

Honor Magic 4, Magic 4 Pro Specifications:

  • Display: 6.81-inch LTPO AMOLED, 120Hz refresh rate, 100% DCI-P3, HDR 10+, 1000 nits (peak), 1920Hz PWM dimming
  • Processor: Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 (4nm)
  • Memory: 8/12GB LPDDR5 RAM
  • Storage:
    • Magic 4: 128/256/512GB
    • Magic 4 Pro: 256/512GB
  • Battery: 
    • Magic 4: 4800mAh 
    • Magic 4 Pro: 4600mAh
  • Charging: 
    • Magic 4: 66W wired fast charging
    • Magic 4 Pro: 100W wired/wireless fast charging
  • Rear Camera:
    • Magic 4: 50MP f/1.8 primary, 50MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, 8MP f/3.4 telephoto (5x optical zoom), ToF laser sensor, flicker sensor
    • Magic 4 Pro: 50MP f/1.8 primary, 50MP f/2.2 ultra-wide, 64MP f/3.5 telephoto (3.5x optical zoom), ToF laser sensor, flicker sensor
  • Front Camera: 
    • Magic 4: 12MP
    • Magic 4 Pro: 12MP, 3D depth sensor
  • Audio: Stereo speakers
  • Software: Magic UI 6.0 based on Android 12
  • Connectivity: 5G NR, 4G, Bluetooth 5.2, Wi-Fi 6 (2.4Ghz/5GHz), NFC

Honor Magic 4, Magic 4 Pro Price in Nepal and Availability

Honor Magic 4 series will be available starting from Q2, 2022. The vanilla model of Magic 4 and Magic 4 Pro starts at EUR 899 and EUR 1,099, respectively. We expect the price of Honor Magic 4 to be NPR 130,000 and Honor Magic 4 Pro to be NPR 160,000, if and when it launches in Nepal. 

Device  Price in Europe Price in Nepal (Expected)
Honor Magic 4 (8/128GB) EUR 899 NPR 130,000
Honor Magic 4 Pro (8/256GB) EUR 1099 NPR 160,000
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