Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4 Pro: Features, Reviews, and Prices

Honor returns to the high-end. The company has taken advantage of MWC 2022 to present its new batch of high-end devices, the Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4 Pro. These two smartphones, which incorporate the latest Qualcomm processor, are ready to find a niche in the most premium segment of the market.

The Honor Magic4 series will be available in the global market in the first half of May. The phones will be available in cyan green and gold, although they will arrive in more colors soon. Having made the introductions, let’s get to know them better.

Honor Magic4 and Magic4 Pro technical details

Honor Magic4Honor Magic4 Pro
Dimensions and Weight
Screen6.81-inch AMOLED LTPO 100% DCI-P3
curved panel 1Hz to 120Hz dynamic refresh 360Hz touch refresh 1,920Hz dimming 1,000 nits peak brightness



ProcessorSnapdragon 8 Gen 1
Adreno 670 GPU
Snapdragon 8 Gen 1
Adreno 670 GPU
RAM8GB LPDDR58GB LPDDR5
Internal Storage256GB UFS 3.1256GB UFS 3.1
Rear CameraMain: 50 megapixels
Wide: 50 megapixels
Zoom: 8 megapixels
Main: 50 megapixels
Wide: 50 megapixels, 122º
Zoom: 64 megapixels, 3.5X
Depth: 8×8 dTOF sensor
Front Camera12MP12MP
Battery4,800mAh
Fast charge 66W
4,600 mAh
Fast charging 100W
Wireless charging 100W
OSAndroid 12
Magic UI 6.0
Android 12
Magic UI 6.0
Connectivity5G Wi-
Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
GPS
USB Type-C
5G Wi-
Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
GPS
USB Type-C
OthersGPU Turbo X
Fingerprint reader on the screen
IP54
GPU Turbo X
Fingerprint reader on the screen
IP68
Price€899€1,099

That backside will not go unnoticed

Honor Magic4

The Honor Magic4 has a design that is quite reminiscent of the Honor Magic3. Thus, it has a simple, smooth back, with a huge circular module to house the cameras. Although in the images it looks like they have five cameras, there are three. This rear is curved on the sides to, in principle, improve grip.

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What is also curved is the screen. The screen we are talking about is a 6.81-inch LTPO AMOLED display with FullHD+ resolution. That it is LTPO allows the device to offer an intelligent refresh rate of 1-120 Hz, depending on the content being played. It supports HDR10+, plays 100% of the DCI-P3 color space, and the one on the Pro model converts SDR content to HDR in real-time.

Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4

It is worth noting that the fingerprint reader (Qualcomm ultrasonic) has been implemented under the display in both cases and that both offer some water and dust resistance. The Honor Magic4 has IP54 resistance, while the Honor Magic4 Pro has IP68 certification, so it can be submerged up to 1.5 meters deep for half an hour.

Qualcomm’s latest under the hood

Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4

Looking under the hood of the new Honor Magic4s, both devices are full-fledged high-end. Both phones feature the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, which is a substantial performance improvement over the previous generation.

They are accompanied by 8 GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 256 GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage. In addition, the devices feature some optimization technologies, such as Turbo Engines and AI Super Rendering, which amounts to a GPU Turbo X feature to improve frame rates and connectivity during gaming.

Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4

The operating system is Android 12 with Honor Magic UI 6, Honor’s customization layer. Among the interesting features are “privacy call”, which improves the sound of calls to prevent people around us to hear the voice of our interlocutor, a separate security chip to store passwords and biometric data.

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In terms of battery, the Honor Magic4 incorporates a 4,800 mAh battery with 66W SuperCharge fast charging, while the Honor Magic4 Pro has 4,600 mAh and 100W wireless fast charging. According to honor, the Magic4 Pro charges 100% in just 30 minutes.

Three powerful cameras that don’t forget about video

Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4

Let’s wrap up by reviewing what concerns photography. The Honor Magic4 mounts a 50 megapixels main sensor, a 50-megapixel wide-angle, and an eight-megapixel telephoto with up to 50x digital zoom. For selfies, the device opts for a 12-megapixel sensor.

The Honor Magic4 Pro, meanwhile, incorporates a 50-megapixel 1/1.56-inch main sensor, a 50-megapixel wide-angle sensor with 122º field of view, and a 64-megapixel telephoto sensor (x3 optical zoom, x100 digital zoom). All of this, of course, is enhanced with a computational photography system called Ultra-Fusion. For selfies, 12 megapixels.

As for video recording, the Honor Magic4 series features Magic-Log Movie Master and AI Film Effects. In short, it allows you to record 10-bit Log 4K video at 60 FPS, which on paper should help the most skilled video editors to improve the tonality and overall quality of the clips.

Pricing and Availability of the Honor Magic4 and Magic4 Pro

Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4

The Honor Magic4 and Honor Magic4 Pro will arrive in the market. It will do so in blue and gold color in a single version of 8/256 GB. Its price will be €899 and €1,099, respectively.

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