Honor Magic 3 Series – Beyond Epic

Honor has released a new smartphone series a few days ago called the Honor Magic 3 series. This series is going to be one of their first own flagship smartphone series that will compete with other popular smartphone brands like their former owner Huawei.

But, not many people are aware of the Honor smartphone brand due to they only available in certain countries. If you are one of those users, read first the following post and rejoin this smartphone series review. You do not want to miss it.

Now with every review, we have a set of questions that needs to be answered and they are the following:

 

How does the design of each Honor Magic 3 series smartphone look like?

 

Are there any main features that stand out for in the entire Honor Magic 3 series?

 

What are the specs of each Honor Magic 3 series smartphones?

 

What will the Honor Magic 3 series cash retail price be and where would I find them?

 

Is the Honor Magic 3 series a smartphone series you must consider to purchase?

 

All these questions will be answered now and you are welcome to ask more questions in the comment section to discuss further about the product. Let’s go!

 

 

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The design of the Honor Magic 3 Series


 

Now firstly, the Honor Magic 3 series consist out of three different smartphones in the series and they are the following:

  • Honor Magic 3
  • Honor Magic 3 Pro
  • Honor Magic 3 Pro +

The series basically has a similar breakdown which Huawei is offering in their different smartphone series. Now we will look at the design of each Honor Magic 3 series smartphone to see if their are any differences.

 

A) Honor Magic 3:

 

As you can see in the illustration above, the Honor Magic 3 look really similar to the Huawei Mate 40 Pro in design. However, the Honor Magic 3 specs might differ with Huawei Mate 40 Pro as well in the colors it is available in.

The Honor Magic 3 comes available in the following colors:

  • Golden Hour (Vegan Leather)
  • Blue Hour (Vegan Leather)
  • Black
  • White

As you will notice, two of the colors available out of the four will be made out of a different material which is Vegan Leather. Something many users will love and will be supported by the Vegan community. Sadly, I do not have images of the black and white color, but the ones in the illustration are the vegan leather options.

 

B) Honor Magic 3 Pro:

 

In the illustration above, you will see the exact similar look as the Honor Magic 3. The only differences between the two will be their specs which we will be viewing shortly, the amount of colors available for each one and the rear camera layout is a bit different.

The rear camera lens layout for the Honor Magic 3 Pro are all above, whereas the Honor Magic 3 rear camera lens layouts are divided by having two camera lenses above and two below. Plus the flash is also at a different location between the two.

The Honor Magic 3 Pro will only be available in three different colors and they are the following:

  • Golden Hour (Vegan Leather)
  • Black
  • White

Basically, the Honor Magic 3 Pro will only have one color for the Vegan Leather option whereas the Honor Magic 3 will have to color selections in the Vegan Leather option.

 

C) Honor Magic 3 Pro + :

 

In the illustration above you see a beast of a smartphone. It is totally different and new in the smartphone market. The Honor Magic 3 Pro+ looks way more impressive out of the entire series due to its fancy luxurious look as well giving the image it is very durable. In my honest opinion, if you have to place these three smartphones against each other, I will of course pick this one due to its look. Hopefully its specs are also impressive.

The Honor Magic 3 Pro + will be available in two different colors and they are the following:

  • Ceramic Black
  • Ceramic White

No other fancy colors or the Vegan Leather option is offered for the Honor Magic 3 Pro +. However, with its current design, it does stand out a lot and will attract a lot users.

Overall: The designs of the Honor Magic 3 series are beautiful especially the Honor Magic 3 Pro+. One thing to remember, that all three of these smartphones are very big. They are even bigger than the iPhone 13 Pro Max that is being released in some countries soon. So small smartphone lovers, the Honor Magic 3 series would not be for you in terms of size.

 

The main features for the Honor Magic 3 Series


Besides the unique designs the Honor Magic 3 series will offer, they will also offer some unique features especially for their cameras. One of the features are called AI Film Master. Basically, it provides the user the capability to record videos in proper beautiful cinema quality. It is a fantastic feature if you love to take good quality videos and want to make a film about it.

The AI Film Master will offer the following features for your videos:

 

 

 

Thus, giving the user a wide range of options to choose from for their videos. Excellent feature and something many the new premium smartphone from other brands are also considering offering.

 

 

Besides the excellent video camera capabilities, the Honor Magic 3 series are water resistant and have IP68 rating confirmed. When a user purchases a premium smartphone, they want to know that their new premium smartphone will not break that easily especially when accidents occur. Thus, giving users the insurance their new Honor Magic 3 series smartphone will be safe if it gets wet.

 

The specs for the Honor Magic 3 series smartphones


 

 

 

The main specs that stand out for all three Honor Magic 3 series smartphones are the following:

  • Rear Camera – The rear camera specs for the Honor Magic 3 smartphones are amazing and beat many premium smartphones that are known to take the best photos and videos. Of course, the Honor Magic 3 Pro + takes the best photos and videos out of the entire series due to all the four camera lenses megapixels are ranked very high. Many other smartphone brands only have one camera lens with high megapixel levels whereas the rest of its lenses have low megapixel levels. That is why this series is popular for it camera capture ability.
  • RAM – All three Honor Magic 3 series smartphones offer fast processing speed. This means they give the user a smooth and fast experience while working different applications the same time on all three Honor Magic 3 series smartphones. Now again, the Honor Magic 3 Pro + offers the best RAM memory size which means faster processing speed out of the three Honor Magic 3 series smartphones.
  • Storage – All three Honor Magic 3 series smartphones have large amount of on board storage space. Thus, ensuring the user will not run out of storage space any time soon. The Honor Magic 3 Pro + offers the biggest on board storage memory size out of the group. However, the Honor Magic 3 Pro also has the same on board storage size option.
  • Battery Capacity – The entire Honor Magic 3 series offers great battery capacity that will last awhile before having the need to recharge. What is interesting, is that all the Honor Magic 3 series smartphones offer the same battery capacity size. That does not usually happen in a smartphone series. There is always the one that is less battery capacity or even more battery capacity as the other. All make use of a 66w fast charger, meaning they will all be able to charge to full power capacity in a short amount of time.
  • 5G Network Capability – The entire Honor Magic 3 series will have the ability to connect to the 5G network which is known to be very fast to send and receive data. Another plus point for the series.

 

The downsides for the entire Honor Magic 3 series:

  • Size – The Honor Magic 3 series smartphones have really big screen displays and very bulky. I would not recommend this series for smartphone users that prefer small or slim smartphones to make use of. I can already imagine how the Honor Magic 3 series smartphones will show in my jean pockets.
  • Weight – The Honor Magic 3 series smartphones are really heavy to carry and use. There are users that prefer lighter smartphones to carry and easy to hold. Sadly with this series, that will not be possible.
  • Front Camera – The front camera of the Honor Magic 3 series smartphones are good, however is not the best compare to other smartphone brand’s front cameras like the Vivo V21 series.

 

The retail price and where can I purchase them


The Honor Magic 3 series smartphones will cost around the following retail price:

  • Honor Magic 3 670 EUR / $778 / R11675
  • Honor Magic 3 Pro 1100 EUR / $1277 / R19168
  • Honor Magic 3 Pro + 1070 EUR / $1242 / R18645

At the moment, the Honor Magic 3 series is only available in China at the moment. It is probably done this way to see if the series will be successful or not. Hopefully soon the Honor Magic 3 series will be available in other countries around the world.

 

Conclusion


The Honor Magic 3 series looks amazing and sound like smartphone to definitely look out for if you are one of those users that love to take great quality photos or videos. Many users tend to fall in this category as smartphones with good quality cameras on board has become one of the major norms in smartphone selections.

Yes, you still get those users that do not mind much about the camera specs, but they still tend to select a smartphone that has a good camera at least as well. Besides that feature, the Honor Magic 3 series has an elegant beautiful look to it, especially the ones that are made out of Vegan Leather and then the Honor Magic 3 Pro + design, I hardly have words to explain how beautiful and unique it is.

For my smartphone preferences, I definitely will go for the Honor Magic 3 Pro + as it has unique design, big screen display, the best camera specs and enough battery capacity to last for a long time. Then of course other specs to, but mainly those features attract for me. Plus the Honor Magic 3 Pro + will have GMS (Google Mobile Services) pre-installed, which is a must for me. And GMS will be installed for the entire series, so please do not be concerned that you will lose some applications when selecting one of the smartphones in the Honor Magic 3 series.

As you can tell, I am already sold for the Honor Magic 3 series, but the question is:

 

Are you sold for the Honor Magic 3 series? Or not?

 

We would really like to hear your answers or comments regarding the Honor Magic 3 series. Please type them in the comment section below. If you want to know more for the series itself, please view the official launch event of the series here below:

6 thoughts on “Honor Magic 3 Series – Beyond Epic”

  1. The Honor Magic 3 series of smartphones do look awesome. I like the feature of the video camera and the fact that it is waterproof. I have lost a smartphone previously after getting completely drenched in a downpour. To me the downside would be that you mention it is bulky. As a female with not very big hands, I do prefer a smaller, less bulky phone. 

    I am curious to know more about the “vegan leather” that you mention. I am not a vegan, but a bit of an eco warrior, and many vegan leathers are actually plastic, which is not eco friendly. So is this vegan leather eco friendly, or just plastic? Thanks

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    • Hi LineCowley

      The size of the Honor Magic 3 series smartphones will scare users with its big bulky size. However, it excellent camera features and other specs might win over those users.

      The vegan leather will be made out of polyurethane from innovative and sustainable materials such as pineapple leaves, cork, apple peels, other fruit waste, and recycled plastic. So it will not be just plastic, but other materials as well plus it is recycled plastic.

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  2. Wow, these phones are indeed beyond epic!!

    I didn’t even know you could get water-resistant cameras, that is so useful! I recently got a dog so I’m outside in the rain a lot more than I was previously so suddenly it’s become much more of an issue.

    I’m very impressed with the fast charge as I like to have my phone with me when I’m dog walking so that if he got away from me and somebody got hold of him they would be able to phone me as he’s obviously tagged.  A fast charge just makes it so much easier to keep on top of it.

    I was also interested in the vegan leather, and particularly your further comments at the bottom of the article where you explained what vegan leather was made from, fascinating!!

    I do agree with you that the Honour Magic 3 Pro Plus looks the most impressive but I would really like something like this but a bit smaller Have you any suggestions?

    All the best, Julia

    Reply
    • Hi Julia

      Thank you for the taking time comment and I can tell you are really impressed with the Honor Magic 3 series. 

      Sadly, the Honor Magic 3 series are really big, so the best small smartphones I could recommend are the following:

      – iPhone 13 Mini

      – Samsung Z Flip 3

      – Vivo V21 5G

      Please have a view at these three and let me know what you think about them. 🙂

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  3. It is the first time I hear about the Honor smartphone brand! I love the design!! Very sleek! I also appreciate the vegan leather and the brand making an effort to care for the environment. I take a lot of photos and videos for my business so this product really interest me. Great review and find!

    Reply
    • Hi fityourselfbarre

      Not many users know about the Honor smartphone brand as they were usually part of Huawei, but not anymore. Plus they are allowed to have pre-installed Google applications on it whereas Huawei are not allowed.

      The Honor Magic 3 series smartphones design are very unique and something that will catch many users eyes on. You will not be disappointed with the quality photos or videos you will be taking from this smartphone series.

      Thank you for taking the time to comment.

      Reply

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