Honor X40 GT Racing Edition With 144Hz Display, Snapdragon 888, and 12GB RAM Launched: Price, Specifications

It is same as the Honor X40 GT but comes with different colours and configurations.

  • The Honor X40 GT Racing Edition comes with up to 512GB onboard storage.
  • It boasts a 13-layer 3D cooling system for heat dissipation and better gaming experience.
  • It has 66W fast charging claimed to deliver 50% charge in 15 minutes.

Honor has officially launched the Honor X40 GT Racing Edition as the third smartphone in the lineup. It joins the Honor X40 and Honor X40 GT that were announced last year. The new Racing Edition is the same as the vanilla X40 GT but differs in configurations and colour options. Here is a detailed look at the latest Honor smartphone.

Honor X40 GT Racing Edition Price and Availability

The Honor X40 GT Racing Edition is available in two configurations: 12GB RAM with 256GB storage and 12GB RAM with 512GB storage. These are priced at CNY 1,799 (about Rs 20,754) and CNY 1,999 (about Rs 23,061) respectively in China. The smartphone can be purchased in Fantasy Black, Racing Black, and Racing Silver colour options via the official website.

Honor X40 GT Racing Edition Specifications and Features

The Honor X40 GT Racing Edition sports a 6.81-inch Full HD+ (2388 x 1080 pixels) TFT LCD punch-hole display with up to 144Hz refresh rate and 480Hz touch sampling rate. Under the hood, it has an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 processor with Adreno 660 GPU.

The phone has a single 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM paired with 256GB and 512GB UFS 3.1 onboard storage options. It also supports RAM expansion where up to 7GB of unused storage space can be utilized as virtual RAM. This essentially gives users access to 19GB RAM. There is a 13-layer 3D cooling system for heat dissipation and better gaming experience.

On the back, you will see a circular camera module featuring three cameras and an LED flash. It includes a 50MP primary camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP depth camera with f/2.4 aperture, and a 2MP macro camera with f/2.2 aperture. It offers EIS, 10x digital zoom, and 4K video recording. The front camera on the phone is a 16MP shooter with f/2.45 aperture.

The whole package is powered by a 4,800mAh battery with 66W fast charging support. It is claimed to offer 50% charge within just 15 minutes. Other features include dual-band WiFi, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC, a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, and a USB Type-C port. The phone will boot Magic UI 7.0 based on Android 12 out of the box.

Honor recently unveiled another new smartphone named Honor V Purse. It is a foldable smartphone with a unique design. It is a phone that looks like a purse and doubles up as a fashion accessory. Users can opt for different chains, straps, and tassels to complete the fashion look. The phone has a 7.71-inch OLED primary display and a 6.45-inch OLED cover display. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 778G processor and starts at CNY 5,999 (about Rs 69,208) for the base model with 16GB RAM and 256GB storage.