After the Honor X8 last week, Honor continues to roll out its 2022 novelties with the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G. A mid-range device that relies on a solid technical sheet, a versatile photo block and above all, a generous autonomy.
The months of May and June are a good time for Honor, which presents us in the space of a few weeks no less than three new smartphones. A few days ago, we were telling you about the Honor X8, for example, an excellent entry-level smartphone. Today, the time has come to discuss the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G, a device that intends to impose itself on the very competitive mid-range segment.
A task far from insurmountable, since the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G has some solid assets in its pocket, in particular on the side of its technical data sheet and its battery. It should also be noted that, like the Honor X8, this Magic4 Lite 5G benefits from all Google services, from applications to the Play Store.
Last advantage, and not least: its price, since it is offered around 350 euros. And even less at the moment, because it currently benefits from a discount at many merchants, which lowers its price to only 319 euros, or 299 euros at Fnac and Darty.
Where to find the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G at the best price:
A design that focuses on sobriety and ergonomics
For its Honor Magic4 Lite 5G, Honor has bet on sobriety. This smartphone sports clear lines with rounded angles that are pleasing to the eye and stripped edges: the sound control buttons and the power button (which conceals a discreet and effective fingerprint sensor) are thus distributed on the right edge , while the bottom houses a speaker, a USB-C port and a dual SIM drawer.
The back cover, for its part, hosts a circular photo block which is reminiscent of that of the Honor 50 Lite 5G and which has three photo sensors and a flash distributed around its perimeter. At the front, there is a very large 6.81-inch LCD screen pierced with a punch accommodating the selfie camera. Honor has also taken particular care with this screen, which takes advantage of very thin borders to occupy most of this front facade, offering a pretty useful surface.
Despite this large screen, the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G remains quite light (less than 190 grams) and quite thin (barely 8.05 mm), which is quite pleasant to use. The Honor Magic4 Lite 5G is available in three colors: Midnight Black, Titanium Silver and Ocean Blue.
A versatile technical sheet carried by a Snapdragon 695
The main asset of this Honor Magic4 Lite 5G undoubtedly remains its Snapdragon 695 chip, a SoC with proven performance which, accompanied here by 6 GB of RAM and an additional 2 GB of virtual memory, allows this smartphone to offer performance and fluidity in all circumstances. A fluidity that we find on the display thanks to the 120 Hz offered by the panel that Honor has installed on its device.
This solid technical sheet also allows it to get by perfectly on the video game part, with the advantage of practically not heating up in the heart of the action. Whether you want to play Fortnite or Genshin Impact (with graphics settings set to medium or low), you’ll get smooth and stable gameplay.
Big battery and fast charge: the winning combo for XXL autonomy
The autonomy of a smartphone is always a critical factor and Honor has understood this well. This is why the manufacturer has equipped its new smartphone with an accumulator peaking at 4800 mAh, as well as a 66 W charging block (supplied in the box) allowing it to go from 0 to 97% in 45 minutes.
Another factor playing an important role in the generous autonomy of the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G: the adaptive refresh rate of the LCD screen. Thanks to this process, the device can easily operate two days in moderate use, and a big day by abusing energy-consuming features such as GPS.
A triple photo sensor with satisfactory performance
On the photo side, the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G can count on three sensors housed in the heart of a circular module. In detail, it is a 48 megapixel main sensor opening at f / 1.8, a 2 megapixel macro sensor opening at f / 2.4 and a 2 megapixel depth of field sensor also opening at f/2.4.
A fairly classic, but all in all effective arsenal that allows this smartphone to access a wide variety of photo modes, such as the now classic night and portrait modes. It also has an “Aperture” mode which, as its name suggests, allows you to play with the aperture of the sensor to obtain a more or less pronounced bokeh effect. Here are some photos taken with the Honor Magic 4 Pro.
Finally, on the video side, the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G is capable of capturing, at most, images in Full HD.
Discover the launch offers of the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G
To celebrate the release of the Magic4 Lite 5G with dignity, Honor is offering you a small discount on the purchase of its smartphone. A reduction amounting to 30 euros and which lowers its price to 299 euros at Fnac or Darty for example.
- Discover the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G at 299 euros at Fnac;
- Discover the Honor Magic4 Lite 5G at 299 euros at Darty.
If you prefer to go directly to Honor’s online store, you will obviously benefit from the 30 euros mentioned above, bringing its price down to 319 euros, but also an additional gift. Honor has indeed decided to offer you a Magic4 Lite Series PC protective shell worth 20 euros.
Finally, let’s finish this overview of the Magic4 Lite 5G launch offers by mentioning the one offered to you by RED. The operator offers you to obtain this smartphone at 1 euro (+8 € / month) by subscribing to its 5G 150 GB offer for the next 24 months thanks to a refund offer of 50 euros. The package for its part, is offered 30 euros per month the first year, then 45 euros per month the second.