Honor Play 8T is official with Dimensity 6080 and 6,000 mAh battery

Honor just unveiled the Play 8T – an affordable smartphone with a big battery and a Dimensity 6080 chipset with a 2.4 GHz CPU.

The screen of the Honor Play 8T is a 6.8” LCD with a Full HD+ resolution and 90 Hz refresh rate. It’s claimed to reach 850 nits of brightness. The processor is split into two core clusters – two Cortex-A76 cores are clocked at the top speed of 2.4 GHz, while the other six Cortex-A55 cores run at up to 2.0 GHz.

The 50 MP main camera on the back has an f/1.8 lens and sits next to a 2 MP depth sensor. The selfie camera, sitting inside a punch hole has an 8 MP sensor and f/2.4 lens.

The phone has a 6,000 mAh battery with 35W charging support.

Honor Play 8T comes with Android 13, topped with MagicOS 7.2. Other highlights include stereo speakers, a 3.5 mm audio jack, a micro SD slot, and a fingerprint scanner embedded in the power key.

Honor is offering the Play 8T in three colors – Midnight Black, Jade Green, and Streaming Silver. The price for an 8/256 GB variant is CNY1,099 ($150/€142), while the 12/256 GB option is CNY1,299 (under $170/€160). Sales are already underway at the company website and major third-party retailers in China.