HONOR Play 8T with 6.8″ FHD+ display and up to 12GB RAM announced

HONOR Play 8T specifications

HONOR, a prominent player in the mobile industry, has officially launched the HONOR Play 8T in China, expanding its widely acclaimed Play series. This budget-friendly smartphone is equipped with a generous 6.8-inch FHD+ LCD screen featuring a high-refresh 90Hz rate. Under the hood, it’s powered by the capable MediaTek Dimensity 6080 System-on-Chip (SoC), offering users the flexibility of up to 12GB of RAM and an additional 8GB of virtual RAM.

Running on Android 13 with the customized MagicOS 7.2 overlay, the HONOR Play 8T promises a smooth and user-friendly experience. Its photography capabilities are nothing short of impressive, featuring a 50MP primary rear camera, complemented by a 2MP depth sensor. For selfie enthusiasts, an 8MP front camera is discreetly housed within a punch-hole design.

In terms of security, the phone offers a convenient side-mounted fingerprint scanner, ensuring your data remains protected. A major highlight of the HONOR Play 8T is its substantial 6000mAh battery, which can be swiftly charged with the included 35W fast charging technology, guaranteeing longer usage without frequent recharging.

HONOR Play 8T specifications


The phone sports a 6.8-inch (2412×1080 pixels) Full HD+ LCD screen with a 90Hz refresh rate and up to 850 nits brightness.


It is powered by Octa Core MediaTek Dimensity 6080 6nm processor (Dual 2.4GHz Cortex-A76 + Hexa 2GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs) with Mali-G57 MC2 GPU and runs Android 13 with MagicOS 7.2.


The phone comes with 8GB / 12GB LPDDR4x RAM, 256GB internal storage, and expandable memory with microSD.


This phone features dual rear cameras a 50MP rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture, and LED flash.

On the front side, it has an 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.4 aperture.

Connectivity & Sensors

The mobile supports 5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.1, GPS/ GLONASS/ Beidou, USB Type-C. It has a Dual SIM, a 3.5mm audio jack, Stereo speakers, Hi-Res audio, and features a Side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

Battery and Dimensions

The phone packs a 5000mAh battery with 35W fast charging. The phone’s dimension is 166.7×76.5×8.24mm and its weight is 199g.

Price and Availability

The HONOR Play 8T comes is priced at 1099 yuan (USD 150 / Rs. 12,520 approx.) for 8GB RAM with 256GB storage and it costs 1299 yuan (USD 177 / Rs. 14,930 approx.) for 12GB RAM with 256GB storage version. The phone comes in Midnight Black, Ink Jade Green, and Streaming Silver colors and it is already available in China.

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