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HONOR has launched its latest flagship device, HONOR Magic5 Pro in the UK. Announced globally at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the HONOR Magic5 Pro is the first flagship device from HONOR’s latest Magic Series to go on sale in the UK in 2023.

Introducing the All-New HONOR Magic5 Pro

Packed with a whole host of significant upgrades from the HONOR Magic4 Pro, the HONOR Magic5 Pro boasts impressive breakthroughs in design, display, photography and performance, beating several industry benchmarks to deliver a best-in-class user experience.

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The Brand-new Star Wheel Aesthetics with Gaudi Curve

Adhering to the ‘Eye of Muse’ iconic design, the HONOR Magic5 Pro evolves the concept, redesigning and introducing the Star Wheel Triple Camera system. Paying tribute to Antoni Gaudi, the HONOR Magic5 Pro features symmetry dual-curved ultra-narrow bezels on both sides and a Star Wheel Triple Camera Design sitting as the centrepiece on the back cover, blending the beautiful curves found in natural landscapes and modern architecture into the design of the cutting-edge device, demonstrating the harmonious combination of art and technology.

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A Premium Display Debuts at Top of DXOMARK Rankings

Featuring a 6.81-inch LTPO Display with a unique Quad-Curved Floating Screen, the HONOR Magic5 Pro guarantees an immersive viewing experience whether users are browsing, gaming or reading. Equipped with a Novel Display Luminance Enhancement Technology, the HONOR Magic5 Series delivers peak HDR brightness of 1800 nits, ensuring clear visuals even under bright sunlight. With the Dual-Luminance Calibration for typical 120nits indoor brightness and 800nits outdoor brightness, the HONOR Magic5 Pro provides industry-leading display colour accuracy.

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The HONOR Magic5 Pro also features a Discrete Display Chipset to improve the visual quality of moving images. While offering an always-on high dynamic range (HDR) effect to enhance video clarity, the chipset delivers a higher frame rate with lower power consumption for a smoother, longer gaming experience. Certified with HDR10+ and IMAX Enhanced, the HONOR Magic5 Pro enables users to enjoy videos and movies with optimised picture quality.

Relieving users’ eye strain, the HONOR Magic5 Pro boasts low blue light emission, as certified by TÜV Rheinland, and Dynamic Dimming that simulates natural light to reduce eye fatigue. Other innovative eye comfort features include Circadian Night Display for improved sleep quality and an industry-first LTPO display with 2160Hz Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) Dimming technology to minimize screen flickering.

The HONOR Magic5 Pro turned in an excellent overall display performance, reaching 1st place in the DXOMARK smartphone display ranking with a top score of 151.

A Stellar Camera System scoring 152 by DXOMARK

The HONOR Magic5 Pro features a powerful Triple Main Camera combination comprising a 50MP Wide Camera, a 50MP Ultra-Wide Camera, and a 50MP Telephoto Camera. With an increased sensor size for superior light-sensing performance, the camera system produces photos in refined detail every time, regardless of lighting conditions. Ultra-Fusion Computational Optics, a computational optical algorithm complementing the camera system, drastically improves image clarity at 3.5x-100x zoom, setting the device apart from other smartphones on the market.

Equipped with the all-new HONOR Image Engine, the HONOR Magic5 Pro debuts an all-new Millisecond Falcon Capture algorithm, enabling users to capture complex scenes with remarkable ease and clarity. Users can also shoot low-light scenes clearly with high-speed thanks to Super Night Capture capabilities. The HONOR Magic5 Pro boasts AI Motion Sensing Capture, which is capable of automatically detecting the highest point of a jump and capturing the frame in ultra-high definition.

Enhanced Privacy and Security for All-round Protection

The HONOR Magic5 Pro features a Dual-TEE Security System co-developed with Qualcomm, offering hardware-level protection for users’ data. Equipped with a Discrete Security Chipset, the HONOR Magic5 Pro provides maximum security for passwords and biometrics like face IDs and fingerprints.

Bringing compelling upgrades to AI Privacy Call 2.0, HONOR’s groundbreaking solution to sound-leaking, the HONOR Magic5 Pro introduces an industry-first Sound Energy Spatial Control Technology, which generates opposite sound waves to prevent sound leakage for private phone calls. While delivering a 100% improvement in call volume for a clearer communication experience, AI Privacy Call 2.0 ensures that even if the user is in a crowded but quiet environment, people nearby cannot clearly hear the conversation.

Flagship Performance Enabled by Cutting-edge Technology

Powered by the latest Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform from Qualcomm, the HONOR Magic5 Pro delivers an unrivalled flagship performance, always enabling enhanced productivity and entertainment. With the industry’s first Wi-Fi and Bluetooth standalone antenna architecture, the HONOR Magic5 Pro improves Wi-Fi performance by 200% and reduces Wi-Fi latency by 30% compared to the traditional antenna design in the industry, bringing users ultimate flexibility and mobility for work and play. Thanks to a large built-in storage of up to 512GB and RAM of 12GB, the HONOR Magic5 Pro can keep more than 112,000 pictures, 44,000 songs or 1,800 HD videos locally on the device.

Supporting 66W Wired and 50W Wireless HONOR SuperCharge, the HONOR Magic5 Pro packs with a super large 5100mAh battery to deliver a full day of uninterrupted usage.

Running the latest MagicOS 7.1 based on Android 13, the HONOR Magic5 Pro offers a range of smart features, such as MagicRing for multi-device collaboration and Magic Text for intelligent text recognition, helping users to further boost productivity.

“At HONOR UK, we understand that smartphones are a part of our customers every day and we want to make our customers every day “magical” with the power of the HONOR Magic5 Pro” said Bond Zhang, CEO at HONOR UK

Bond continued: “The HONOR Magic5 Pro is our all-round flagship that pushes the boundaries of smartphone photography. With a Triple 50MP camera set-up, Falcon Capture and Super Night Mode we want our customers to be able to capture every detail in the photos they take, in both day and night. As well as going above and beyond in photography, the Magic5 Pro also delivers a stunning Quad-Curved Floating Display and packs a 5100 mAh battery – bringing beauty and power into the hands of our customers.”

“With this launch, we not only look forward to bringing HONOR’s Magic to the UK but to highlight that our flagship product not only delivers in performance, power and photography but is a top-of-the-range partner for every day.”

Colours and Availability

The HONOR Magic5 Pro is available in Black and Meadow Green and will be available for pre-order from the 19th April on Hihonor and Three, and on sale from the 28th April via Hihonor, Three, Amazon, Argos, Very and Currys.

From purchase at pre-order (from 19th April), customers can enjoy a FREE Launch Bundle, including HONOR Earbuds 3 Pro, a Wireless Charger Stand and a Premium Case all worth £250, until stocks last.

With Three, from the 19th April, customers will be able to pre-order the Magic5 Pro and receive 3 months of free data on Unlimited data and 30GB plans. Unlimited data will be £49 a month and 30GB of data will be £41 a month, both with a £45 upfront cost. Customers who pre-order from Three can also redeem a FREE HONOR Pad 8 (worth £269.99 RRP) via the Three+ app, and will also benefit from the FREE Launch Bundle above, whilst stocks last.

The HONOR Magic5 Pro will be priced at £949.99 RRP, and using the code AM5PRO80 customers can also get £80 off when purchasing on Hihonor.