From www.digitaltrends.com

A teaser image of the Honor Magic 6 Ultimate.
Honor Magic 6 Ultimate teaser Honor

Honor is teasing the launch of a new smartphone in its latest Magic series. After announcing the Honor Magic 6 Pro globally, the company is all set to unveil the Magic 6 Ultimate in China soon. The teaser showcases a new camera module design that is nothing like that of the Magic 6 Pro.

Honor took to Weibo to tease the Magic 6 Ultimate in a poster. The design is described by Honor as an “ultimate artistic masterpiece.” While the camera lenses aren’t visible, the design itself is classy, with gold trim around the squircle camera module. There also appear to be accent lines on the left and right corners of the camera that scale up and down the length of the phone. It’s ridiculous, unique, and a big departure from competing phones like the Sansung Galaxy S24 Ultra and iPhone 15 Pro Max.

Based on history, the Magic 6 Ultimate is likely to feature a leather back and a curved camera module. Last year, Honor retained the circular camera module design from the Pro, but it appears to be changing this year. The shape changes from circular to squarish with curves, which gives the camera module a distinct look. Honor’s Ultimate editions have always stood out with new designs and color combinations, and you can expect the same with the upcoming phone. It also seems to have trim on the back, similar to the Magic V2 RSR Porsche Edition.

Someone holding the Honor Magic 6 Pro, showing the back of the phone.
Honor Magic 6 Pro Prakhar Khanna / Digital Trends

The Magic 5 Ultimate featured almost the same specifications as the Magic 5 Pro, but with a lighter form factor, and you can expect a similar outcome for the Magic 6 Ultimate. This means it is likely to have the same bright and gorgeous 6.8-inch OLED display with the same 120HZ variable refresh rate found on the Magic 6 Pro. It should be available in the highest RAM (16GB) and storage (1TB) combination with the Snapdragon 8 Gen 3 chipset.

The Magic 6 Pro sports a triple rear camera setup of a 50-megapixel primary camera, a 180MP periscope telephoto camera, and 50MP ultrawide-angle sensors. The Magic 6 Ultimate is likely to retain the same setup. I am using the Magic 6 Pro currently and am surprisingly impressed by the battery life. The 5,600mAh battery easily gives me a day’s usage, and I expect the Magic 6 Ultimate to have the same dual-cell capacity, if not more.

The Honor Magic 6 Ultimate is set to launch on March 18, 2024, in China. There is no word yet on a global launch.

Editors’ Recommendations

Prakhar Khanna

Prakhar writes news, reviews and features for Digital Trends. He is an independent tech journalist who has been a part of the…

Honor’s new Android phone has a feature we’ve never seen before

Promotional photo showing the Honor 90 phone in different colors.

Honor isn’t happy with Samsung taking all the mid-range smartphone glory with the excellent Galaxy A54. As such, it has launched the Honor 90 to see if it can tempt you away from Samsung’s colorful and capable device. The Honor 90 matches the Galaxy A54’s price, but what about its specifications?

Honor has highlighted the screen technology as a reason to buy, and it certainly has something we haven’t seen before. It’s a 6.7-inch, 2664 x 1200 pixel resolution OLED with a quad-curve shape, meaning it flows down into the chassis for comfort and style. The panel uses 3840Hz Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) dimming to minimize flicker at low brightness, and it’s the first time we’ve seen this level of PWM dimming on any smartphone. Other phones have 1920Hz or 2160Hz PWM dimming (such as the Realme 11 Pro+) at the most. The technology should also help reduce eye fatigue when using the screen for a long time. The screen has a 120Hz refresh rate, HDR10+ certification, and a peak brightness of 1,600 nits.

Read more

This isn’t an AirPod — it’s a wearable unlike any I’ve seen before

A person wearing the Stat Health Stat in-ear wearable.

We’re used to seeing people with devices in their ears, whether it’s Apple AirPods, other true wireless earbuds, or hearing aids. But the tiny Stat in-ear wearable is something very different from all these, and despite its small size, it has the potential to meaningfully change the lives of millions of people.

Digital Trends spoke to Daniel Lee — co-founder and CEO of Stat Health — about this transformative product and who it will help, the innovative way the company has chosen to power it, and how it could pave the way to something even greater in the future.
What is the Stat wearable?
Daniel Lee, co-founder and CEO of Stat Health Stat Health

Read more

This foldable phone has something I’ve never seen before

A person holding the Vivo X Fold 2.

Are you, like me, frustrated by the tiny fingerprint sensors in the power key that are standard on big-screen folding smartphones? They do the job, but only just.

Well, I’ve seen the future, and it’s a vast improvement. The Vivo X Fold 2 has not one, but two in-display fingerprint sensors. They’re excellent, and now I want to see them on every foldable.
The problem with a sensor in the power button

Read more

[ For more curated tech news, check out the main news page here]

The post This Android phone has a design unlike any you’ve seen before | Digital Trends first appeared on www.digitaltrends.com

New reasons to get excited everyday.



Get the latest tech news delivered right in your mailbox

You may also like

Subscribe
Notify of
0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

More in Tech News