HONOR launched a new budget smartphone in China, the HONOR Play8T. The phone boasts a 50MP main camera, a 6000mAh battery, and a 6.8-inch FHD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate.
The HONOR Play8T is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 6080 chipset, which is a 6nm octa-core processor with an integrated 5G modem. It comes with 8GB or 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card slot.
The phone has a dual camera setup on the back, consisting of a 50MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor. On the front, there is an 8MP selfie camera housed in a punch-hole cutout on the top center of the screen.
The HONOR Play8T has a large 6000mAh battery that supports 35W fast charging via a USB-C port. The phone also has a 3.5mm headphone jack, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and dual speakers. It runs on MagicOS 7.2 based on Android 13.
The HONOR Play8T comes in three color options: Midnight Black, Jade Green, and Streaming Silver. The phone is priced at CNY 1,099 (around PHP 8,600 / USD 150) for the 8GB+256GB variant and CNY 1,299 (around PHP 10,100 / USD 170) for the 12GB+256GB variant.
It is currently on sale in China. However, it is not clear if the phone will be available in other markets.
HONOR Play8T specs
|Display||6.8-inch FHD+ LCD display, 2412×1080, 90Hz refresh rate|
|Processor||MediaTek Dimensity 6080|
|Rear Cameras||50MP main|
|Network||5G, 4G LTE|
|Connectivity||Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 5.1, GPS|
|Others||Side fingerprint scanner, USB-C, headphone jack, stereo speakers|
|OS||MagicOS 7.2, Android 13|
|Colors||Midnight Black, Jade Green, Streaming Silver|
|Battery||6000mAh battery, 35W fast charging|