Honor Magic 5 | Decent Performance in Decent Price

Release Highlights

  • The Honor Magic 5 has a 6.73inch OLED screen
  • It runs on Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
  • It has 8GB RAM with 256GB ROM
  • The device has a single front camera with triple cameras on the back.
  • It runs on a 5100mAh battery.

Honor has released the budget-friendly Honor Magic 5, which has a beautiful 6.73-inch screen, Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 and triple cameras on the back. The phone has been released in China and will soon hit the shelves.

Screen & Display

The Honor Magic 5 has a massive 6.73-inch 2688×1224 OLED panel with a quad curved screen. It provides excellent viewing angles and vibrant colours. The screen has a 120Hz refresh rate with a 300Hz touch sampling rate. It makes the device very responsive to every touch.

It has a local peak brightness of 1600 Nits and supports 1.07 billion colours. The device runs on Magic OS 7.1 (Android 13). It has a 7.8mm thickness and weighs around 191g.

Users can choose from five colours.

  • Blue
  • Green
  • Purple
  • Orange
  • Black

Processor & Storage

The Honor Magic 5 has a Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 mobile chipset to power the device. It uses LPDDR5X and UFS 4.0 flash memory to make the device smoother. For added security, it has independent. 


It has 8GB RAM and 256GB of memory storage.


The front camera is 12MP and supports gesture control. At the same time, the back has a triple camera setup. The primary lens is 54MP (1/1.49”), 50MP ultra-wide angle and a 32MP (50x Zoom, OIS) periscope lens.


The Honor Magic 5 gets its juice from a 5100mAh battery with support of 66W fast charging. 

Price & Availability

The device has been released in China and will soon be hitting the shelves of other countries.

  • 8+256GB priced at $ 952

The regular model is cheaper than the Pro version, with decent specifications. Do you think it is a better value for the money?

Source (Weibo, in Chinese)