HONOR Magic 6 Lite, we tested this new mid-range mobile

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He smartphone HONOR Magic 6 Lite has just arrived on the market and we have had the privilege of enjoying it in scoop before its launch in our territory. Technically superior to the model Honor 90 Lite that we had a while ago in the Webis one of the new devices mid-range What we most wanted to try. Our thanks to HONORsince your kindness and generosity allows us to show you the details of the brand new Magic 6 Lite the same day it goes on sale.

Presentation and design of the HONOR Magic 6 Lite

He Magic 6 Liteof the company HONORcomes to refresh the esteemed range of smartphones to stay ahead. As a mid-range reference it intends to shake up the yard with a Great value for the price. Will he get it? Let’s see what you think of its qualities and characteristics.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The Magic 6 Lite is a long-awaited novelty from HONOR

However, it is best not to look at the product packaging. HONOR has decided to save all the aces for the device, since the box of the smartphone It’s incredibly simple and bland. Minimalism is here to stay, friend.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The simple device box

The content is as concise as the design of the packaging. Along with the telephone, the company only serves a usb type c cable and the ejection tool from the tray SIM. In addition, they attach the typical documentationalthough in our case, being a test model, it is not included.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

A look at the content of the sample model that HONOR gave us for the review

HONOR phone design

This smartphone give some very good feelings From the first moment. Being a device big It is not cumbersome, on the contrary, it is really pleasant in hand. Offers a ergonomics perfect and is masterfully finishedas usual references premium much higher cost.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The curved front makes handling the terminal very pleasant

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The back cover is plastic

They have given us the color model midnight black. But two other variants arrive on the market: orange sunrise and emerald green. The elegance of the device is beyond doubt, by enhancing its profile through the graceful curvature of the front glass and surround the camera system with an exquisite gold reflection ring. This without forgetting that we have in our hands a product with a thickness of only 7.98mm and 185 grams.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The terminal has the typical power and volume control buttons

Also worthy of praise is the screen drop resistance of the terminal. Certified with five stars of SGSis capable of surviving impacts at a height of 1.5 meters from all angles. Finally, comment that the Magic6 Lite It has buttons to switched on and volume control on the right side, as well as a port USB-C and dual SIM slot at the base.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

USB-C port and SIM slot on the base

Technical details of the HONOR Magic6 Lite 5G

Once it was witnessed that the brand new Magic 6 Lite of HONOR shine with the spectacularity and elegance of a more expensive device, it is time to know if the same applies to its technology.

Screen

The manufacturer has not skimped when it comes to providing the device with a quality panel. HONOR has chosen a high class screen, nothing less than an intense display AMOLED of dazzling vividness. In it you will enjoy a fantastic viewing experience due to its size. 6.78 inches and curvature. The high resolution of the panel, 2,652 x 1,200 pixelsbrightness level 1,200 nits and color range DCI-P3 to the 100%capture content and images full of life with superb definition.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

This model boasts a bright AMOLED screen

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

Detail and color are excellent on this 1.2K panel

Furthermore, the screen of this Magic6 Lite offers you a very high refresh rate, 120Hzwhich means that you can delight in some fluid and smooth transitions when navigating through the menus, although where you really enjoy it is in the games, as there is no sudden movement or fast animation to blur your entertainment.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The artistic Always On Display mode takes advantage of OLED screen technology to show you basic information (time, date, battery level…) with minimal power consumption without needing to unlock the phone

Performance

The terminal is driven by the SoC Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 manufactured in a four nanometer per process Qualcomm. With CPU of 8 cores from up to 2.2GHz and GPU Adreno 710is the powerful option that has been imposed throughout 2023 in the mid-range market. Mobile configuration is supported with 8GB memory RAM and 256GB storage. To compare the performance of the device we have turned to applications Antutu, Geekbench 6 and 3DMARK. I leave the results obtained in the following images, although I can summarize that the values ​​obtained by the tests are those expected in a model within the price range in which the market operates. Magic 6 Lite.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The result in Antutu points out the model as a reference with mid-range performance

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Cameras

The company has been especially involved in the photographic section of the Magic 6 Lite. Its objective was to offer us a better experience and for this it integrates a great three camera system. The main one is that of 108 megapixels, located on the ring that adorns the back of the mobile. A lens that captures moments with great sharpness even when the light is poor in the environment.

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The Magic 6 Lite offers a three-lens system, with a 108 MP main lens

Additionally, the rear assembly includes a wide angle of 5MP and the classic macro lens of 2MP. All of them perform better than expected for a product in their category. To highlight the capacity of record a video in resolution 4K at 30fps and 1080p at 60fps.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

Standard photo

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Portrait mode

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Image taken with HDR activated

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Macro example

Battery

Another of the highlights of the Magic6 Lite 5G It’s your battery. A generous choice from the manufacturer that with 5,300 mAh of capacity is capable of sustaining the smartphone During two days. Whether you are a hardcore gamer or the oldest influencer with intervention in multiple social networks, you will have plenty of hours to not worry about the phone.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

One of the highlights of the device is its generous 5,300 mAh battery

OS

He smartphone has the updated HONOR MagicOS 7.2 based on Android 13. A well-known operating system, which has some super complete features and a fantastic level of customization. The manufacturer’s layer is minimally invasive, and therefore you enjoy a intuitive interfaceto which you adapt without problems to enjoy the fluency that we all demand in a new terminal.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The base of the mobile is the Android 13 system

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The MagicOS 7.2 custom layer is non-intrusive and includes the minimum apps to give you free rein to personalize your phone.

Connectivity

Being this a new generation model, it is not surprising that it offers you the technology 5G. It is thanks to this that you have the best navigationan impeccable reproduction of contents streamingand virtually instant downloads. The advantageous wireless communication is slightly clouded by an austere Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5.1. Although the manufacturer compensates by including NFC. Obviously, you also have navigation GPS.

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

This model boasts 5G technology

Technical specifications of the HONOR Magic 6 Lite mobile

In the following table we detail all the characteristics of the smartphone:

HONOR Magic6 Lite 5G
Design
Dimensions 163.6 × 75.5 × 7.98mm
Weight 185g
Colors
  • emerald green
  • midnight black
  • orange sunrise
Body Glass/Plastic/Vegan Leather
Screen
Screen technology AMOLED / Curved / 120 Hz / 1,200 nits / 100% DCI-P3
Dimension 6.78 inches
Resolution 2,652 x 1,200 px / 429 ppi
Others 93% screen-to-device ratio
Performance
CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 4nm (Cortex-A78 2.2GHz x 4 + Cortex-A55 1.8GHz x 4)
GPU Adreno 710
RAM 8GB
Storage
Ability 256GB
Micro SD card No
Grid
Connectivity
  • 5G: SA/NSA
  • 4G: LTE
  • 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 (SIM 1 & SIM 2)
SIM type Dual Nano-SIM
OS
Version MagicOS 7.2 (based on Android 13)
Camera
Rear camera
  • 108MP f/1.8
  • 5 MP wide angle / portrait f/2.2
  • 2MP macro f/2.4
  • 4K video at 30 fps / 1080 at 60 fps
Frontal camera
  • 16MP f/2.4
  • 1080 video at 30 fps
Others LED flash, PDAF autofocus
Battery
Ability 5,300 mAh
Fast charge 35W
Connection ports
loading port USB
Connector Type C
Connectivity
Wifi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac dual band
Bluetooth 5.1
Navigation GPS, AGPS, GLONASS, Galileo, Beidou
NFC Yeah
Other features
Buttons
  • On off
  • Volume control
Sensors Proximity, accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, electronic compass
Security In-screen fingerprint sensor
Resistance grade Drop resistance 5 stars for overall unit certified by SGS
Box contents
  • Mobile
  • USB Cable
  • SIM card removal tool

Conclusions about the HONOR Magic 6 Lite smartphone

HONOR Magic 6 Lite

The brand new Magic 6 Lite from HONOR has not pleasantly surprised as a mid-range smartphone with an excellent screen and good performance

He Magic 6 Lite will not disappoint you in terms of performance and efficiency. It is a device agilewhich flows when running the applications and in general handling, with a consumption optimized that accentuates the great capacity from his battery to give you many hours of autonomy. Of course, the screen is a delight. Altogether it is a device very attractive and interesting. Therefore, the HONOR Magic 6 Lite takes the Gizlogic Gold Award.

GizAwards 2018

PROS:
  • Fantastic 120 Hz AMOLED screen.
  • Excellent design and quality superior to its category.
  • Ample storage space.
  • Generous battery.

CONS:
  • No memory card slot.
  • Does not include charger or other value-added accessories.

8.3
Total score

Performance
7

Screen
9

Camera
8

Connectivity
7.5

Battery
9

Design and materials
9

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