Honor’s new Android phone has 100W wireless charging and flagship specs

Honor’s new Android phone has 100W wireless charging and flagship specs

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The Honor Magic 4 Pro is the latest and hopefully top Honor flagship, and it’s present been launched successful the UK. If the sanction sounds familiar, that’s due to the fact that it had antecedently been unveiled astatine MWC 2022 successful aboriginal March, but without a confirmed UK motorboat date. Now though, it’s here.

If you haven’t already been swayed by the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S22 bid oregon the OnePlus 10 Pro past possibly the Honor Magic 4 Pro volition beryllium the telephone to marque you portion with your hard-earned cash, due to the fact that it has things those phones don’t – astir notably 100W wireless charging.

That’s an unthinkable magnitude of charging powerfulness to present without wires and tin present a 50% complaint successful conscionable astir 15 minutes. Unlike astir phones you don’t get much charging powerfulness if you plug this in, with wired charging besides topping retired astatine 100W, but that besides has astir handsets beat.

Beyond that charging, the Honor Magic 4 Pro has a 4,600mAh battery, a 6.81-inch 1312 x 2848 OLED surface with a 120Hz refresh rate, a top-end Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset, 8GB oregon 12GB of RAM, and 256GB oregon 512GB of storage.

Close-up of rear cameras connected  Honor Magic 4 Pro

(Image credit: TechRadar / Basil Kronfli)

It besides has a quad-lens camera, with a 50MP wide sensor, a 50MP ultrawide, a 64MP telephoto (offering 3.5x optical zoom), and a extent sensor. Plus, it has a 12MP selfie camera and it sports a premium design, with a solid back, a metallic frame, and IP68 h2o resistance.

The Honor Magic 4 Pro is besides joined by the Honor Magic 4 Lite, which has antecedently been launched elsewhere arsenic the Honor X9, truthful this isn’t wholly caller either.

This has a 6.81-inch 1080 x 2388 LCD surface with a 120Hz refresh rate, a mid-range Snapdragon 695 chipset, 8GB of RAM, 128GB of storage, a 4,800mAh battery, 66W wired charging, and a triple-lens camera, with a 48MP wide snapper, a 2MP macro 1 and a 2MP extent sensor.

There’s nary connection connected precisely erstwhile you’ll beryllium capable to bargain the Honor Magic 4 Lite – oregon however overmuch it volition outgo – but the Honor Magic 4 Pro volition beryllium disposable to pre-order from May 13, astatine a terms of £950 (around $1,175 / AU$1,680). Don't expect either of them successful the US though, arsenic they haven't been announced for there.


Honor Magic 4 Pro

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Analysis: flagship foes

Since the Honor Magic 4 Pro is Honor’s flagship you mightiness beryllium wondering however it compares to cardinal rivals similar the aforementioned OnePlus 10 Pro and the Samsung Galaxy S22 Ultra, and connected insubstantial astatine slightest the reply is rather well.

As noted, it has faster wireless charging than either. The OnePlus 10 Pro has 50W wireless oregon 80W wired charging, portion the S22 Ultra has 15W wireless oregon 45W wired charging – truthful it beats them some for wired charging powerfulness too. However, its artillery is smaller, with some rivals having a 5,000mAh one.

Screen specs are mostly comparable, though the Honor Magic 4 Pro’s show is marginally little resolution, and connected insubstantial they should each connection akin powerfulness too.

Cameras are 1 different quality though. The OnePlus 10 Pro has a 48MP wide sensor, a 50MP ultrawide, and an 8MP telephoto, offering 3.3x optical zoom. So that’s not vastly different, but successful presumption of megapixels and zoom magnitude the Honor has the edge.

The Galaxy S22 Ultra though is rather antithetic here, with a 108MP main sensor, a 12MP ultrawide, a 10MP telephoto (with 3x zoom), and a 10MP periscope camera with 10x optical zoom. So Samsung wins for zoom magnitude and has a pixel-packed main sensor, but less megapixels successful the others.

James Rogerson

James is simply a freelance phones, tablets and wearables writer and sub-editor astatine TechRadar. He has a emotion for everything ‘smart’, from watches to lights, and tin often beryllium recovered arguing with AI assistants oregon drowning successful the latest apps. James also contributes to 3G.co.uk, 4G.co.uk and 5G.co.uk and has written for T3, Digital Camera World, Clarity Media and others, with enactment connected the web, successful people and connected TV.