Honor Unveils Magic 3 Series

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Honor has unveiled three new devices following its split from Huawei, the Honor Magic 3, Honor Magic 3 Pro and the Magic 3 Pro Plus. 

Honor was sold by Huawei last year, allowing it  to become independent and regain ties with global partners like Google and Qualcomm. 

It has already released a few devices including the V40 5G, the H50 and the Honor Band 6 and now the Honor Magic 3 series.

The Honor Magic 3, Honor Magic 3 Pro, and Honor Magic 3 Pro Plus share plenty of features including a curved 6.67-inch OLED screen (2,772 x 1,344, 120Hz refresh rate), a 4,600mAh battery, 66W wired charging, Google support, and the Magic UI 5 skin. 

Magic 3 Pro Plus

The Magic 3 Pro Plus packs a Snapdragon 888 Plus chipset and 50W wireless charging.

At the rear the device has a quad rear camera array with a 50MP IMX700 main camera, a 64MP monochrome camera, a 64MP ultra-wide snapper and a 4X 64MP periscope zoom camera. 

The company has also added a color temperature sensor to the rear camera system. The 13MP front-facing selfie camera is also joined by a 3D ToF camera for 3D face unlock.

Honor has added a so-called Nano Crystal Shield to the screen, claiming a 3x improvement to durability for drops and  also introduced an IP68 rating here for an even more durable design.

Magic 3 Pro 

The Magic 3 Pro boasts a Snapdragon 888 Plus SoC, 50W wireless charging, and IP68 rating. 

As far as camera’s are concerned, it has  a 50MP main camera with a switch from a 64MP ultra-wide camera to a 13MP ultra-wide snapper. There’s also  a 64MP monochrome camera and a 64MP 3.5X periscope camera (with 10X hybrid zoom). In the front, there’s a 3D ToF camera for secure face unlock next to the 13MP shooter. 

Honor Magic 3

Those who want a Magic 3 device but don’t want to spend a ton of cash should consider the vanilla model. 

The Honor Magic 3packs a standard Snapdragon 888 chipset, but lacks  wireless charging and 3D ToF camera up-front. It has an IP54 splash-resistant rating nstead of the Pro models’ IP68 rating.

While the Magic 3 has ditched a zoom shooter of any kind you do get a 50MP IMX766 main camera, a 64MP monochrome shooter, and a 13MP ultra-wide lens.

It also boasts a 6.67-inch 120Hz OLED screen, a 13MP selfie camera, 66W wired charging, and a 4,600mAh battery to keep you going.

The Honor Magic 3 and Magic 3 Pro will come to South Africa, but local pricing is yet to be announced. 

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