Honor has finally introduced its latest budget smartphone, the Honor Play 8T, in the Chinese market. This new addition to the Honor Play series boasts significant upgrades over its predecessor, the Honor Play 7T. Powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6080 SoC, the device offers impressive performance, enhanced by up to 12GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage. The Honor Play 8T features a dual rear camera setup, led by a high-resolution 50-megapixel primary sensor, promising improved photography capabilities.
Honor Play 8T Price And Availability
The Honor Play 8T comes with an attractive price tag in China, offering a budget-friendly option for smartphone enthusiasts. The base variant, featuring 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, is priced at CNY 1,099, approximately Rs. 12,500. For users seeking higher performance, the top-end model, equipped with 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage, is available at a slightly higher price of CNY 1,299, roughly Rs. 14,700.
Currently, the smartphone can be purchased in China through the Honor Mall store, offering colour choices such as Fantasy Night Black, Ink Jade Green, and Streaming Silver. As for its availability in other markets, including India, specific details are yet to be confirmed, leaving potential buyers in those regions eagerly anticipating its arrival.
Honor Play 8T Specifications And Features
The Honor Play 8T is a dual-SIM smartphone running Android 13-based MagicOS 7.2. It features a 6.8-inch full-HD+ TFT LCD display with a 90Hz refresh rate and 850 nits peak brightness. Powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 6080 SoC and up to 12GB of RAM, it offers smooth performance. The device has a hole punch cutout for the selfie camera and supports virtual memory extension up to 8GB, ensuring an immersive user experience.
In terms of camera capabilities, the Honor Play 8T features a dual rear camera setup. It includes a 50-megapixel main camera sensor, accompanied by a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The rear camera supports 1080-pixel video recording and offers 10x digital zoom. For capturing selfies and facilitating video chats, the device is equipped with an 8-megapixel front camera.
Additionally, it comes equipped with a robust 6,000mAh battery, supporting 35W fast charging for quick and efficient power replenishment.