Honor unveiled 2 new smartphones named Honor X40 GT equipped with Snapdragon 888 chip and Honor Play 6C with Snapdragon 480 Plus chip in the Chinese market.
Honor X40 GT is equipped with a 6.81-inch IPS LCD display with Full HD+ resolution, 144Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate. Also, this device has an 8-layer graphite cooling pad that can reduce the phone’s surface temperature by up to 1 degree Celsius. The processing power of this smartphone is provided by the relatively old but powerful Snapdragon 888 platform along with 8 or 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory.
The back panel of the phone hosts a 50-megapixel main camera along with a 2-megapixel macro module and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The selfie camera is also equipped with a 16-megapixel sensor. The 4800 mAh battery built into the Honor X40 GT supports 66W fast charging technology. In terms of software, we see the use of Magic UI 6.1 user interface based on Android 12 operating system.
Honor X40 GT will be launched in black, silver and racing black color models. The basic model of this handset comes with 8 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory with a price tag of 2099 yuan ($290). The model equipped with 12 GB of RAM and 256 GB of internal memory is also priced at 2399 yuan ($332). According to the plans, the widespread sale of this smartphone in China will begin on October 18 (October 26).
Honor X40 GT in different color models
Honor Play 6C
Honor Play 6C is considered the latest economic handset from the Honor brand. This smartphone is equipped with a 6.5-inch screen with HD+ resolution, 90 Hz refresh rate and a drop-shaped notch for a 5-megapixel selfie camera. This handset is launched with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 480 Plus chip, along with 6 or 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory that can be expanded via microSD card.
The rear panel of the Honor Play 6C hosts a 13-megapixel main camera, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and an LED flash. In the software section, we see the use of Magic UI 5.0 user interface based on Android 12 operating system. The 5000 mAh battery used in this handset supports 22.5W fast charging technology. Integrated fingerprint scanner with power button and 3.5mm audio jack for headphones are other features of Honor Play 6C.
Honor Poly 6C in black, silver and blue color models
The Honor Play 6C will be available in black, silver, and blue color models with a base price of 1,099 yuan ($153) for the 128GB/6GB model. The model equipped with 8 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal memory is also priced at 1299 yuan ($180). Pre-orders for both models have already started in the Chinese market. The details regarding the pricing and release time of this smartphone in the global markets have not been announced yet.