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Honor Magic 6 Pro: Snap Review


Honor is a brand on the rise in South Africa. The Chinese company’s latest flagship, the Magic 6 Pro, is a solid device well worth considering, even if you’re a Samsung or iPhone die-hard.

Featuring a vegan leather back case, the Magic 6 Pro includes a 6.8-inch FHD+ OLED display, Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset, Adreno 750 GPU, 12GBs of RAM, and 512GBs of storage. The device runs on Honor’s MagicOS 8.0 (based on Android 14).

Feels expensive, runs fast

In use, the Magic 6 Pro just looks, feels, and operates like a premium device. The display is large, vivid, and incredibly responsive. The phone also features Honor’s new gesture controls bundled into MagicOS 8.0, which allow you to swipe through photos, exit apps, and take screenshots with different hand-waving or fist-like gestures, which is pretty cool.

The operating system UI is slick and uncluttered like some other Android skins tend to be, which is appreciated. And you get a lot of power and memory to run multiple apps simultaneously, play games, or store really large photos and media files.

Magic Portal

Another handy ease-of-ease feature is the Magic Portal. What this essentially does is create shortcuts on the side of the screen to apps like maps, shopping, Google and others. You can then press and hold text, pictures, or files and drag them to screen edges to drop that selected item straight into another app, such as pulling an address from a text message and throwing it straight into Google Maps, without the need to copy and paste.

Impressive camera

There is a triple rear camera set-up, including a 50MP Wide Main Camera (f/1.4-f/2.0, OIS), 50MP ultra-wide Camera (f/2.0), and a 180MP periscope telephoto Camera (f/2.6, 2.5x optical Zoom, 100x digital zoom, OIS); along with a 50MP (f/2.0) and 3D depth camera on the front.

The Magic 6 Pro’s camera thrives in a multitude of settings. The standard photo mode with with auto-focus function (what most people will probably be using) focuses incredibly quickly, and accurately. It delivers vivid images that aren’t overly contrasted or saturated, so you get a rich, more real-looking photo.

The telephoto camera works well too and you have to go pretty deep into the zoom scroll to begin seeing pixelation. 

Photo quality-wise, the Magic 6 Pro rivals the best on the market, and, for the everyday user, is more than capable of snapping anything you need in incredibly high detail.


The Honour Magic 6 Pro is a feature-rich, potent flagship phone with outstanding performance, a stunning display, and an adaptable camera setup.

For Android users seeking a premium gadget that sticks out from the crowd, the Magic 6 Pro is an appealing choice thanks to its cutting-edge MagicOS features and intuitive interface. The Honour Magic 6 Pro is unquestionably a smartphone to consider.

The recommended retail price is set R27 999 and the phone scores 5 out of 5.

5.0 out of 5.0 stars
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