Honor recently announced its Magic 4 series of flagship smartphones for the international markets. It introduced the vanilla Honor Magic 4 and the Honor Magic 4 Pro at the MWC (Mobile World Congress) 2022. Now, it has unveiled the top dog of the Magic 4 series, which it proudly calls the Honor Magic 4 Ultimate. Staying true to its name, the device has also achieved the ultimate position in the DXOMARK ratings with a top score of 146 points, beating the Huawei P50 Pro by 2 points. Let’s have a look at the specifications of this camera monster.
Honor Magic 4 Ultimate: Features, Specifications
The Honor Magic 4 flaunts a premium-looking design with a metal frame and a nanocrystal ceramic back panel. Just like the other Magic 4 smartphones, this handset too gets a circular camera design at the rear called the “eye of muse” design. It sports a large 6.81-inch OLED panel with LTPO, which can adjust the screen refresh rate between 120Hz to 1Hz. It also comes with a high-frequency PWM dimming at 1,920 Hz. Honor says that the independent display chip enhances the overall visuals and reduces flickering.
The Honor Magic 4 Ultimate is powered by Qualcomm’s latest and greatest Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 processor, which is built on the 4nm fabrication process. The handset is equipped with 12 GB of RAM and 512 GB of internal storage.
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Cameras are the mainstay of this smartphone. It packs in a very large 1/1.12-inch primary sensor with a resolution of 50 MP. It comes with 1.4 µm pixels (2.8 µm with binning), 8P lens, f/1.6 aperture, and OIS. The ultra-wide shooter is a 64MP sensor with a 7P lens, f/2.2 aperture, and a 126-degree field of view. It can also click HD macro stills. The third camera is a 64MP telephoto snapper with a ½-inch sensor, 90mm lens, 3.5x optical zoom, and OIS. The fourth camera is a new 50MP spectral enhanced camera with 1/ 2.5-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Supporting the quad-camera setups are the 8×8 dToF sensor and an 8-channel flicker sensor. Handling the selfie duties are the 12MP shooter with a 100-degree wide view and a 3D depth sensor.
Honor says the handset packs in a custom image processor that delivers 28.8 TOPS peak performance with a power efficiency of 13.4 TOPS per Watt. It also supports 3D LUTS, HDR10+, and has the ability to record 4K video at 60 fps.
The Honor Magic 4 Ultimate is powered by a 4,600mAh battery under its hood. It comes with a 100-watt wired fast charging tech and supports 50-watt wireless charging. The smartphone runs on Magic UI 6.0 skin on top of the Android 12 operating system.
Honor Magic 4 Ultimate: Price, Availability
The Honor Magic 4 Ultimate will go on sale in China later this year. It is priced at CNY 8,000 (approx. ₹95,645). It will come in black and white colourways. The company hasn’t revealed its plans to launch the device globally.