Honor Magic 5 with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC, 12GB RAM Spotted on Geekbench

  1. The Honor Magic 5 will launch on February 27.
  2. It will feature the flagship Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC.
  3. The phone runs Android 13 out of the box.


Honor is gearing up for the launch of the Magic 5 series globally. The company quietly launched the Magic 5 Lite ahead of MWC 2023. It is expected to launch two premium phones at the MWC launch event on the first day of MWC 2023, which is February 27. The Magic 5 Pro would sit at the top of the lineup, whereas the Magic 5 will offer flagship specs at a slightly lower price. Ahead of the official launch, the vanilla Magic 5 has been spotted on the Geekbench website.

The listing on Geekbench confirms some key details about the upcoming Honor flagship smartphone. Let’s take a look at the Honor Magic 5 specifications, features and other details known so far.

Honor Magic 5 Geekbench Score

The Honor Magic 5 has been spotted on the Geekbench website with the model number PGT-AN00 ahead of its official launch on February 27. The listing confirms that the upcoming Honor flagship, which will be launched at MWC 2023, will feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC. The chipset codenamed Kalama has a prime CPU core clocked at 3.19GHz. It also has four performance cores clocked at 2.8GHz and three efficiency cores clocked at 2.02GHz.

The variant of the Magic 5 listed on Geekbench has 12GB of RAM. We can expect the vanilla flagship to launch with 8GB of RAM as well. It would not be a surprise if the phone has up to 256GB of storage on offer. 

The phone runs Android 13 out of the box. It should have a layer of Magic UI on top of Android. The listing further confirms that the phone scored 1411 and 4584 on Geekbench. The scores are for the single-core and multi-core tests on the benchmark platform.

Honor has teased the rear camera module design, which shows a triple-camera setup resting on a circular module. Other details about the phone are officially under wraps. The company will launch the phone on February 27, where it will also unveil the price and availability details.