Honor Magic 6 Lite Smartphones

Honor launches its new Magic 6 Lite in the UK, boasting a Snapdragon 6 Gen 1 chip, a 108MP primary camera, and a budget price tag that makes it a contender as the best budget smartphone to kick off 2024.

Now available at HiHonor, the Honor Magic 6 Lite delivers improvements over the previous Magic Lite 5 and even the Magic Pro 5, such as its 5300mAh battery capacity that the company claims will last two days on a single charge.

Powered by the 4nm Snapdragon 6 Gen 1, the Magic 6 Lite aims to deliver flagship capabilities with a 35% increase in GPU performance and a 40% increase in CPU efficiency. It also boasts 256GB of storage plus 16GB of memory.

Honor Magic 6 Lite Smartphone Models Rear

Available in Midnight Black, Emerald Green, and Sunrise Orange, the Honor Magic 6 Lite’s design is similar to its predecessor, but its circular rear camera is more pronounced. Otherwise, you can expect a durable frame with SGS 5-star whole-device drop resistance certification.

As for cameras, The Magic 6 Lite is equipped with a triple camera system consisting of a 108MP main camera, a 5MP ultra-wide, and a 2MP macro lens. The 108MP shooter comes with a sizeable 1/1.67-inch sensor and a large f/1.75 aperture, allowing it to capture more light and produce images with vivid clarity.

The 5MP ultra-wide camera offers a 110-degree field of view, while the 2MP macro camera has a 4cm minimum focus length. While nothing major, they offer great clarity for wide and close-up shots, respectively.

Display-wise, expect a 6.78-inch AMOLED panel with 1200 x 2652 resolution and a unique 19.9:9 aspect ratio. Honor is known for delivering fantastic displays for the price, and the Magic Lite 6 is no different.

Honor Magic 6 Lite Smartphone Model Front

The smartphone runs on MagicOS 7.2, which is based on Android 13. Since we’re on Android 14 now, it’s a shame it didn’t with this update right out of the box, as users will lose one year of OS support.

The Honor Magic 6 Lite is available in the UK on HiHonor for £349. Better yet, it comes with an Honor Pad X8 (worth £99.99) whilst stocks last and a 12-month free screen protection cover.

While many may be waiting for the Honor V Purse (yes, a smartphone purse) to hit store shelves, the Honor Magic 6 Lite looks to kick off the year on a good note – especially for those looking for more affordable phones.

Darragh Murphy
Darragh Murphy is fascinated by all things bizarre, which usually leads to assorted coverage varying from the mischievous world of online security to washing machines designed for earbuds. Whether it's connecting Scar from The Lion King to two-factor authentication or turning his love for laptops into a fabricated rap battle from 8 Mile, he believes there’s always a quirky spin to be made. When he's not checking out the latest devices and all things tech, he can be found swimming laps, watching terrible shark movies, and trying to find time to game.  Previous Editor at Laptop Mag and News Editor at Time Out Dubai, specialising in food culture, nightlife events, gaming, tech and entertainment.

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