HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition Launched in China With 12GB RAM, 256GB/512GB Storage Options

A few days ago, HONOR launched its HONOR 90 phone in India, marking its return to the Indian market after three years. Today, on September 21st, HONOR has launched the HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition smartphone in China. This is the third phone to join the HONOR X40 series.

HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition

Notable Points:

  • HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition was launched in China on September 21st.
  • This is the third phone in the HONOR X40 series.
  • The phone features a Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor.

The HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition is similar to the HONOR X40 GT in most specifications, which was launched last year in October. However, this phone is available in two storage options: 12GB RAM + 256GB storage and 12GB RAM + 512GB storage. Additionally, it comes in new color options.

HONOR X40 Racing Edition Details:

The phone features a 6.81-inch FHD+ TFT LCD display with a resolution of 1080 × 2388 pixels. It has a 144Hz refresh rate and a 480Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 888 processor built on a 5nm process and Adreno 660 GPU for graphics. The phone runs on Magic UI 7.0 based on Android 12.

The phone is available in a single RAM option of 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, with two storage options: 256GB and 512GB UFS 3.1 storage. The phone’s unused storage can also be worked as virtual RAM, up to 7GB.. For gaming, the phone features a 13-layer 3D cooling system to keep it cool during intense gaming sessions.

The phone comes with triple rear camera setup with LED flash, featuring a 50MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, along with two 2MP cameras (depth and macro). A 16MP selfie camera with f/2.45 aperture in a punch-hole notch. The phone supports video recording up to 4K and comes with EIS support.

The phone houses a 4800mAh battery, with support for 66W fast charging. HONOR claims that the phone can be charged from 0 to 50% in just 15 minutes. The phone also supports 5G, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, GPS, NFC, USB Type-C port, and a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.

The HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition is available in three color options: Fantasy Black, Racing Black, and Racing Silver. The price for the 12GB RAM + 256GB storage variant is CNY 1,799 (about Rs 20,754), while the 12GB RAM + 512GB storage variant is priced at CNY 1,999 (about Rs 23,061).

HONOR X40 GT Racing Edition Quick Specs:

  • Display: 6.81-inch (1080 × 2388 pixels) FHD+ TFT LCD display, 144Hz refresh rate, 480Hz touch sampling rate
  • Processor and OS: Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC, Adreno 660 GPU, Magic UI 7.0, Android 12
  • RAM and Storage: 12GB LPDDR5 RAM, 256GB/512GB UFS 3.1 Storage,
  • Cameras: 50MP main (f/1.8), 2MP depth (f/2.4), 2MP macro (f/2.4), 16MP selfie (f/2.45), 4K video recording, EIS support
  • Battery: 4800mAh battery, 66W fast charging
  • Dimensions and Weight: 166.1 × 75.8. × 8.45mm, 199.5g
  • Other Features: 5G, dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, side-mounted fingerprint sensor, GPS, USB Type-C port

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