The Chinese brand Honor has unveiled a new gaming-oriented smartphone under the Honor 80 series. The device in question is called the Honor 80 GT and it comes equipped with a Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 processor. Its design strays far from the rest of the series members and it offers an OLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate. Let’s have a closer look at the specs and pricing of the newly launched Honor 80 GT.

HONOR 80 GT launched

The Honor 80 GT debuts with a premium-looking design. It features a large rectangular camera module, aligned vertically. The module is partitioned into two, the upper part houses two cameras and the lower one has another camera and an LED flash.

The handset is offered in three colors— Interstellar Black, Streamer Mirror, and Light Rain Meteor. It comes with a thickness of 7.9mm and a minimum weight of 187g.

Moving to the specs, the Honor 80 GT packs a 6.67-inch flat OLED panel that supports a 120Hz refresh rate, 300Hz touch sampling rate, peak brightness of 1400nit, and 2160Hz high-frequency PWM dimming.

HONOR 80 GT specs

For a smooth gaming experience, the phone comes powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 + processor, paired with LPDDR5 RAM and UFS 3.1 storage. It is also equipped with an independent display chip which can increase the game frame rate by up to 100% and reduce the power consumption by 25%.

The device has a capable camera setup. It packs a triple camera unit on the back with a 54MP main camera (Sony IMX800), an 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens, and a 2MP macro unit. There’s a 16MP selfie camera on the front.

HONOR 80 GT camera

The smartphone comes with IR blaster, NFC, and linear motor, and runs MagicOS 7.0 based on Android 13 out of the box. Fueled by a 4,800mAh battery, the Honor 80 GT supports 66W fast charging.

HONOR 80 GT
Honor 80 GT

Honor 80 GT Specification and Features

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • CDMA 800
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 2100
  • CDMA2000 1x
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 4, 5, 8, 19, 28, 34, 38, 39, 40, 41
  • 5G bands: 1, 5, 8, 28, 41, 77, 78 SA/NSA
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE-A, 5G

Launch

  • Announced: 2022, December 26
  • Status: Available. Released 2022, December 26

Design

  • Dimensions: 162.5 x 75.3 x 7.9 mm (6.40 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)
  • Weight: 187 g or 195 g (6.60 oz)
  • Colors: Black, Blue, White
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, HDR10, 1400 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.67 inches, 107.4 cm2 (~87.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2400 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~395 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 12, Magic UI 7

Hardware

  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.5 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Adreno 730
  • Memory Card slot: No
  • Internal: 256GB 12GB RAM, 256GB 16GB RAM

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 54 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.49″, PDAF
    • 8 MP, f/2.2, (ultrawide)
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 4K@30fps, 1080p@30/60fps, gyro-EIS
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 16 MP, f/2.4, (wide)
  • Video: 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS

Multimedia

  • Radio: No
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: No

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/6, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Bluetooth: 5.2, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • Positioning: GPS, GALILEO, GLONASS, BDS, QZSS
  • NFC: Yes, eSE, HCE, NFC-SIM
  • Infrared port: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

Features

  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, compass
  • Virtual proximity sensing

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 4800 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 66W wired, 3-50% in 15 min (advertised)
  • 5W reverse wired

Models: AGT-AN00

Honor 80 GT Pricing and Availability

Currently, the Honor 80 GT is only available in Mainland China. However, the brand may soon bring it to the international market. Its pre-orders begin yesterday, and sales will start on January 1. The price is:

  • 12GB + 256GB: 3299 Yuan ($473)
  • 16GB + 256GB: 3599 Yuan ($516)

HONOR 80 GT Price and Colors

Honor also launched a new tablet called, Honor Pad V8 Pro. Head over here to check its specifications and pricing.

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