Honor claims to have made the best phone for sports photography, so I put it to the test

Honor Magic 6 Pro phone held in a hand
(Image credit: Luke Baker / Digital Camera World)

Honor just launched its flagship camera-focused smartphone, the Magic 6 Pro, at an event ahead of MWC 2024 in Barcelona. During the presentation, Honor described the Magic 6 Pro as the best phone for sports photography, it even coined a new term for it – "Sportography". But, linguistic silliness aside, this phone has the hardware to backup that claim.

The phone packs some serious hardware, there’s a 50MP main camera with a 1/1.3-inch sensor and an adjustable aperture, a 50MP f/2 ultrawide and a 180MP f/2.6 5x telephoto with a 1/1.49-inch sensor. Yep, you read that right, not only is this the largest sensor size that I’ve seen in a smartphone telephoto camera, but it’s by far the highest resolution, too.

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Luke Baker
Freelance Writer

Luke is a freelance tech journalist who has been working in consumer electronics for over a decade. His specialties include cameras, drones, computing, VR, and smartphones. Previously Features Editor at Pocket-lint, Luke can now be found contributing reviews and features to a variety of tech publications, as well as running a YouTube channel called Neon Airship in his spare time.