Honor also ends the year 2022 with a new smartphone that has now been officially unveiled in China. The Honor 80 GT starts with strong specs like the high-end Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC and a 1,400 nits bright OLED display for under 500 Euros.
Honor 80 GT: All info and details
In China, Honor has officially unveiled the first successor of the 70 model series around Honor 70 and 70 Pro/Pro+. The Honor 80 GT focuses on an excellent price-performance ratio and is equipped with Qualcomm’s latest top SoC Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. It also comes with 12 GB or 16 GB of working memory and 256 GB of system memory.
The smartphone measures 162.5 mm x 75.3 mm x 7.9 mm and weighs 187 grams or 195 grams depending on the color. Honor relies on a 6.67-inch OLED display in 20:9 format, which resolves in 2,400 x 1,080 pixels, is 120 Hz fast and gets up to 1,400 nits bright.
The battery has a capacity of 4,800 mAh and can be quickly charged with a maximum of 66 watts via USB-C cable. 5G is on board as well as two SIM card slots, WLAN 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/ax, Bluetooth 5.2 including support for LDAC, aptX and aptX HD, and NFC.
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The Honor 80 GT also has a lot to offer when it comes to the camera setup. The main camera relies on Sony’s IMX800 sensor and resolves at 54 megapixels with an f/1.9 aperture, plus an 8MP ultra-wide and 2MP macro camera. Videos are possible in 4K with EIS. However, none of the cameras offers optical image stabilization.
On the front is a 16-megapixel selfie camera that works with an aperture of f/2.4 and records videos with 2,520 x 1,080 pixels. MagicUI 7.0 based on Android 12 is used as the operating system of the Honor 80 GT.
Price and availability
The Honor 80 GT will launch first in China, but it is currently unclear if and when the smartphone will also come to Europe. It starts with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of system storage at a price of 3,299 yuan, which corresponds to around 445 euros. The top model with 16 GB RAM is priced at 3,599 yuan, which is around 485 Euros.