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A Magical Flagship with a Falcon Eye
Honor has been making waves in the smartphone market with its innovative and powerful devices. The latest flagship from the brand, the Honor Magic6 Pro, is no exception. It boasts a stunning design, a blazing-fast processor, a massive battery, and a unique camera system that can zoom in like a falcon. In this review, we will look closer at the Honor Magic6 Pro and see if it lives up to its name.

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Only the Honor Magic6 Pro and a USB charging cable and sim tool No case or charger in the box

Design and Display
The Honor Magic6 Pro has a sleek and elegant design that comes in two colours: Black and Epic Green, Epi Green (with polished sides and a vegan leather back) and Black (with matte sides and a glass back) the phone exudes a premium feel and uniqueness. The back of the phone is made of glass with a matte finish that resists fingerprints and smudges. The highlight of the design is the Falcon Camera System, which consists of three circular lenses arranged in a triangular shape. The camera module protrudes slightly from the back, but it does not affect the overall aesthetics of the phone.
The front of the phone is dominated by a 6.8-inch OLED display that curves around the edges. The screen has a resolution of 1280 x 2800 pixels, a refresh rate of 120 Hz, and a brightness of up to 5000 nits. The display supports HDR and has a punch-hole cutout for the selfie camera. The screen is protected by glass and has an in-display fingerprint sensor and a face unlock feature.

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The Honor Magic6 Pro has a premium feel and a comfortable grip. It measures 165.3 x 77.5 x 9.9 mm and weighs 225 grams. It is also IP68 rated for water and dust resistance. The phone has a USB Type-C port, an infrared port, a speaker, and a microphone at the bottom. The top of the phone has another microphone and a SIM card tray. The phone does not have a 3.5 mm headphone jack but supports wireless audio via Bluetooth 5.3.

Performance and Battery
The Honor Magic6 Pro is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 processor, which is one of the most advanced chipsets in the market. The processor has eight cores, four clocked at 3.3 GHz, three at 3.2 GHz, and one at 2.3 GHz. The processor also has an Adreno 750 GPU and a Hexagon 8 AI engine. The phone comes with 12 GB and 512 GB internal storage.
The Honor Magic6 Pro runs on Android 14 with MagicOS 8, which is a custom skin that adds some features and tweaks to the stock Android experience. The user interface is smooth and responsive, and the phone handles multitasking and gaming with ease. The phone supports 5G, Wi-Fi 6/7, NFC, and GPS.
The Honor Magic6 Pro has a huge 5600 mAh battery that can last for a full day of heavy usage, and still have like 20 per cent or more at the end of the day. The phone supports fast charging, both wired and wireless, the wired charging can deliver 80 W of power, which can charge the phone from 0 to 100% in about 35 minutes. The wireless charging can deliver 66 W of power, which can charge the phone from 0 to 100% in about 45 minutes. The phone also supports reverse wireless charging, which can charge other devices at 5 W.

Specs

Main Features

Processor

Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 3

Operating System

Android 14

Storage

512GB

Colour

Black and Epi Green

Front-Facing Camera Megapixels

50MP

Rear Facing Camera Megapixels

50MP + 180MP + 50MP

Weight & Dimensions

Screen Dimension

162.5mm x 75.8mm x 8.9mm

Weight

229g

Camera and Multimedia
The Honor Magic6 Pro has a remarkable camera system that can capture stunning photos and videos. The main camera is a 50 MP wide-angle lens with an aperture of f/1.4-2.0, laser autofocus, and optical image stabilization. The second camera is a 180 MP periscope telephoto lens with an aperture of f/2.6, 2.5x optical zoom, phase detection autofocus, and optical image stabilization. The third camera is a 50 MP ultra-wide-angle lens with an aperture of f/2.0 and a 122-degree field of view.
The camera app has various modes and features, such as night mode, portrait mode, pro mode, panorama, slow motion, time-lapse, and more.

The camera can record 4K videos at 30 or 60 fps, 1080p videos at 30, 60, 120, or 240 fps, and 10-bit videos. The camera also has a gyro-EIS feature that stabilizes the videos. The most impressive feature of the camera is the 100x digital zoom, which can magnify distant objects with clarity and detail. The camera uses a combination of optical and digital zoom to achieve this feat. The camera also has a dual-LED flash, HDR, and panorama features.
The selfie camera is a 50 MP wide-angle lens with an aperture of f/2.0 and autofocus. The selfie camera also has a TOF 3D sensor that can measure depth and biometrics. The selfie camera can record 4K videos at 30 fps and 1080p videos at 30 or 60 fps. The selfie camera also has a gyro-EIS feature and an HDR feature.
The Honor Magic6 Pro has a single speaker at the bottom, which produces loud and clear sound. The phone also supports Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res Audio for enhanced audio quality. The phone does not have a headphone jack, but it comes with a USB Type-C to 3.5 mm adapter in the box. The phone also supports wireless audio via Bluetooth 5.3, which supports aptX HD and LDAC codecs.

Magic Portal’s AI quickly recognises addresses in a text message and directs users to Google Maps, enabling effortless navigation. For social media like TikTok and Facebook, it also streamlines the access and sharing, allowing users to forward booking details or online search results with just a single drag. Magic Portal facilitates image-based shopping experiences, seamlessly guiding users to platforms, where they can find and purchase desired items.

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With the Honor Magic 6 Pro’s pill-shaped camera cutout contributes to its individuality, and its camera system offers a refreshing alternative to the iPhone’s approach. Whether it’s the sleek design, large battery, or unique camera capabilities, the Magic 6 Pro stands out as a flagship smartphone with its own distinct identity.

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Conclusion
The Honor Magic6 Pro is a magical flagship that offers a stunning design, a blazing-fast performance, a massive battery, and a unique camera system. The phone has a beautiful display, a premium build, a water-resistant body, and a fast and secure biometric system. The phone has a powerful processor, a large memory and storage, a smooth and responsive user interface, and 5G and satellite connectivity. The phone has a remarkable camera system that can zoom in like a falcon, capture sharp and detailed photos and videos, and record 10-bit videos. The phone has a huge battery that can last for a day and charge quickly, both wired and wireless. The phone also has a good speaker, Dolby Atmos and Hi-Res Audio support, and wireless audio support.
The Honor Magic6 Pro is a flagship that can compete with the best in the market, the Honor Magic6 Pro is a phone that can impress anyone with its magic spell.

Priced at £1099.99 but until the 27th of March 2024 you can get a saving of £250 off the price using the code AM6PAD250 at Checkout

TNC Score

4.4/5.0