Honor launched the Honor 80, Honor 80 SE, Honor 80 Pro, and Honor Magic VS foldable smartphones in China. The new models come with hardware upgrades and fascinating specs like 160 MP cameras.
Honor 80 and Honor 80 Pro
Both these phones stole the spotlight during the launch. The Pro managed to stand against the vanilla. The vanilla has a 6.67-inch OLED screen with a resolution of 2400×1080 pixels and a refresh rate of 120Hz.
The Honor 80 Pro has a bigger OLED of 6.78 inches with a resolution of 2700 x 1224 pixels and a refresh rate of 120 Hz. The vanilla hosts its 32 MP camera in a tiny punch hole. The Pro has a pill-shaped punch hole sitting at the top center. It resembles the notch for Apple’s iPhone 14 Pro series. However, there are no software-generated black bars to stimulate a notch.
Nonetheless, it is extremely capable when taking photographs is concerned. The punch-hole hosts a 50 MP main camera along with a 2 MP depth module.
The Honor 80 runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 782G and the Honor 80 Pro runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. This is an underclocked form of the Prime ARM Cortex-X2 core capped at 3.0 GHz. Three ARM Cortex-A710 Gold cores are running at 2.5 GHz.
Both the smartphone models come with a 160 MP primary camera possibly from Omnivision. It has a 1/1.56-inch imaging sensor. It has an f/1.8 aperture and performs 16-in-1 pixel pinning with 0.75µm pixels.
These devices also have an Image Engine for skin texture detection, scene optimizations, and new AI RAW algorithms. For vloggers or video content creators, there is an AI Vlog mode to bring advanced controls to their work.
The Honor 80 also has an 8 MP ultrawide module along with a 2 MP depth sensor. The Honor 80 Pro has a 50 MP ultrawide shooter along with a 2 MP depth helper. Both runs on Android 12 MagicOS 7.0. They have a 4800 mAh battery with the 66W fast charging option. They are available in green, black, blue, and pink colors.
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Honor 80 SE
It has a 6.67-inch OLED screen and Full HD+ resolution. It has a refresh rate of 120Hz and 1920Hz PWM dimming. It has a 32 MP selfie camera housed in a punch-hole cutout. It has a 64 MP rear camera, a 5 MP ultrawide along with a 2 MP macro shooter.
It runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 900. It comes with 12 GB RAM and 256 GB internal storage. It has a 4600 mAh battery with a 66W wired fast charging option. The device is available in crystal, black, pink, and blue colors. The phone is available for sale from 9th December 2022 but can be pre-ordered at any time.
Availability and pricing
The Honor 80 costs CNY 2,699 for the 8 GB/256 GB variant and CNY 3,299 for the 12 GB/512 GB variant. The 80 Pro is priced at CNY 3,499 for the 8 GB/256 GB variant and the 12 GB/512 GB variant is priced at CNY 4,066. The Honor 80 SE is available for CNY 2,399 for the 8 GB/256 GB variant and CNY 2,699 for the 12 GB/256 GB version.
It is yet to be known whether or not the devices would be available in India and if yes then when. Let us know in the comments section below if you would be interested in buying a phone in this series.