Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra vs. Honor Magic5 Pro—Flagship Battle.

samsung galaxy s23 ultra vs honor magic5 pro flagship battle

Tech fans globally are captivated by the Honor Magic5 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra. Both devices offer top-tier specs and features, making them ideal for smartphone buyers. We’ll compare the Honor Magic5 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra specs to help you choose your next premium smartphone.

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Design and Display

The Honor Magic5 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra have modern, elegant designs with glass front and rear panels, aluminum frames, and unique colors. Galaxy S23 Ultra is slightly bigger and heavier than Magic5 Pro. Both gadgets are IP68 water- and dust-resistant. The Galaxy S23 Ultra has the higher build quality and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus 2 protection. Instead of a camera island, its cameras are in the rear cover, making it more straightforward.

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a 6.8-inch Dynamic AMOLED 2X display with a Quad HD+ resolution of 1440 x 3088 pixels, while the Honor Magic5 Pro has a 6.81-inch OLED display with 1312 x 2848 pixels. Both screens have HDR10+, stunning visuals, and immersive viewing. LTPO technology allows adaptive refresh rates from 1 to 120 Hz and lower energy usage. The Galaxy S23 Ultra’s monitor has better resolution and colors. The only one that supports a stylus for handwriting and drawing, it boosts efficiency.

Camera

The Honor Magic5 Pro has three 50 MP cameras and a 12 MP front-facing camera. An ultrawide lens, a periscope telephoto lens includes a primary camera with OIS. However, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a 200+10+10+12 MP quad-camera array and a 12 MP front-facing camera. It has a periscope zoom lens, an ultrawide lens, and a macro lens. The Honor Magic5 Pro has better cameras and may take better photos in most situations.

OS and Hardware

The Honor Magic5 Pro and Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra use the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 chipset, but the S23 Ultra’s engine is 3.36 GHz compared to the Magic5 Pro’s 3.2 GHz, and Samsung flagships use a customized Qualcomm 8 Gen 2. The Galaxy S23 Ultra has 8–12 GB RAM and up to 1 TB internal storage, while the Honor Magic5 Pro has 8–16 GB RAM and 256–512 GB storage. The Magic5 Pro has Magic UI and the Galaxy S23 Super One UI on Android 13. Both devices offer a fluid, responsive user experience, so personal taste and the software ecosystem determine the winner.

Battery and Charging

The Honor Magic5 Pro, based on the region, supports fast 66W and 50W wireless charging and has a 5100 mAh or 5450 mAh battery. The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra has a slightly smaller 5000 mAh cell but fast wireless charging at 15W and 45W, and the Magic5 Pro has a bigger battery and quicker recharge.

Price and Availability 

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra costs $1,000 (Php 89,990) or €1,200, like the Honor Magic5 Pro. Which one would you choose?


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