Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is expected to launch the Honor 8C ‘in the coming week’ in India. The smartphone is said to be priced around Rs 15,000 and will be Amazon India exclusive, IANS reported.
Honor had launched the Honor 8C in China last month. The smartphone was launched at a starting price of RMB 1,099 for the 3GB RAM variant, which roughly translates to Rs 11,000. However, IANS notes that Honor would launch 4GB RAM variant as the base model in India followed by a 6GB RAM variant.
In China, the Honor 8C was launched in Aurora Blue, Platinum Gold, Nebula Purple, and Midnight Black color options. The two variants included base 3GB and high-end 4GB RAM variants only.
Honor 8C specifications, features
As far as specifications are concerned, the Honor 8C flaunts a 6.26-inch HD+ (1520×720 pixels) display with 19:9 aspect ratio, and a notch at the top. Under the hood is a 1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC paired with 506GPU. The built-in memory on the device will be expandable up to 256GB using a microSD card.
For photography, the Honor 8C is equipped with a dual-camera setup at the back. This setup includes a 13-megapixel f/1.8 primary sensor, and 2-megapixel f/2.4 secondary sensor. For selfies, the device comes with an 8-megapixel f/2.4 sensor.
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For security, there’s a fingerprint sensor placed at the back below the camera module. Making sure everything ticks is a 4,000mAh battery. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and GLONASS. On the software front, the device runs Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMIUI 8.2.