Chinese smartphone maker Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is all set to launch its new handset Honor 8C in India today. Key highlights of the Honor 8C include a 19:9 display panel with a notch, face unlock capabilities, and gradient colour options. The mid-priced segment device is expected to come in two storage variants. Honor 8C is expected to be the latest mid-range offering from the company, following Honor 8X.
The company has already revealed that it will be sold exclusively on Amazon India. The Honor 8C will be available to buy at Rs 11,999 for the base variant with 4GB and 32GB storage and the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage model is priced at Rs 12,999.
Honor 8C specifications
Honor 8C comes with 6.26-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) TFT IPS LCD panel with a 19:9 aspect ratio and 86.6 percent screen-to-body ratio.
Honor 8C is equipped with 32GB and 64GB inbuilt storage options, expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB). It is powered by 4GB of RAM.
The smartphone will ship with octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC, coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU.
Honor 8C is fuelled by a 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, single-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2 LE with aptX, GPS/ A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
On the camera front Honor 8C sports a vertically aligned dual rear camera setup with a 13-megapixel primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor.
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For selfies, the handset bears an 8-megapixel selfie camera with fixed focus and a f/2.0 aperture.
The smartphone is available in Magic Night Black, Nebula Purple, Platinum Gold, and Aurora Blue colour options. Honor 8C comes with Face Unlock, as well as a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for biometric security.