Last month, the flagship pair Honor Magic 4 and Honor Magic 4 Pro were presented at MWC 2022. And yesterday they were joined by Honor Magic 4 Ultimate Edition. Its main feature is the camera, the best in the line and on the market. The DxOMark experts gave the Honor Magic 4 Ultimate Edition an average score of 146 in the test, and it took the first line of the rating, pushing the Huawei P50 Pro to second place.
The main camera of the smartphone consists of four sensors, where the main one has a resolution of 50 MP with f / 1.6 aperture (optical format 1 / 1.12 “) and an optical image stabilization system. It was supplemented with a 50 MP wide with f / 2.0 aperture, 64 MP ultra-wide with a dual lens and a 64 MP telephoto lens with an optical stub.
Honor Magic 4 Ultimate Edition released to top DxOMark rankings
The smartphone also has an 8-channel sensor that detects the color temperature of ambient light. A 12MP sensor and a 3D depth sensor for face recognition were available on the front panel. And to make the photos come out of good quality, Honor Magic 4 Ultimate Edition received a special image processor, the peak performance of which is 28.8 TOPS.
The smartphone has a 6.81-inch LTPO OLED display with a resolution of 2848×1312 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. Under the hood, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 is working in conjunction with 12 GB of RAM. The Honor Magic 4 Ultimate Edition has a 512GB flash drive, a 4600mAh battery with 100W fast wired charging and 50W wireless charging. The smartphone has a ceramic back cover and is available in black and white colors. They asked for an impressive $1260 for the flagship.
- Good exposure and wide dynamic range
- Fast and consistent autofocus
- Low noise in bright light and indoors
- Nice white balance
- Good detail at all tele settings, especially medium range
- Good exposure and low noise on ultra-wide camera
- Accurate exposure and good texture/noise trade-off in night shots
- Good subject isolation in bokeh mode
- Effective video stabilization
- Nice color and white balance in video mode
- Good video exposure, especially indoors and in low light
- Low noise and high detail in video
- Low contrast in some HDR scenes
- Some local loss of detail in the shadows
- Muted colors in backlit scenes
- Fusion artifacts on tele and ultra-wide cameras
- Slightly limited dynamic range in video, highlight clipping
- Video artifacts, including hue shift and ghosting
- Sharpness differences between video frames in low light
- White balance instabilities in video