Honor 8C with 6.26-inch 19:9 display, Snapdragon 632, dual rear cameras, Dual 4G VoLTE, 4000mAh battery announced


Huawei’s Honor brand just announced the Honor 8C, the company’s latest budget smartphone and the successor of the Honor 7C in China, as it had promised. It has a 6.26-inch HD+ 19:9 aspect ratio display with a notch, is the first smartphone to be powered by the latest Snapdragon 632 SoC, has up to 4GB of RAM, comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash along with a secondary 2-megapixel camera for capturing depth information in portrait shots and AI scene recognition. It comes with an 8-megapixel camera on the front with AI beautify features.

It has 3D nano-level texture design, combining the gradient color and glare, offering an unique light and shadow circulation effect, features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. It has Dual 4G VoLTE support, dedicated Dual SIM and microSD slots, and packs a 4000mAh battery that promises up to 12.5 hours of online video playback.

Honor 8C specifications

  • 6.26-inch (1520 × 720 pixels) HD+ display with 19:9 aspect ratio
  • 1.8GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 632 14nm Mobile Platform with Adreno 506 GPU
  • 4GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB storage, expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) with EMUI 8.2
  • 13MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.8 aperture, 2MP secondary rear camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 8MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture with LED flash
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions:  158.72×75.94×7.98mm; Weight: 167.2g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • 4000mAh (typical) / 3900mAh (minimum) battery

The Honor 8C comes in Aurora Blue, Platinum Gold, Nebula Purple and Midnight Black colors, is priced at 1099 yuan (US$ 158 / Rs. 11,785 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 32GB storage version and the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs 1399 yuan (US$ 201 / Rs. 15,000 approx.) . It will be available for order today in China and goes on sale from October 16th.

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