Honor 8C To Launch In India On 29 November

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Honor 8C To Launch In India On 29 November

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The smartphone market in India is booming with new phones launching so often. Majority of the smartphones sold in the Indian market are priced under 15K. This is the price bracket which most smartphone manufacturers tend to target the most. Recently, Xiaomi has launched the Redmi Note 6 Pro in India. The company claims to have sold 6,00,000 units of their smartphone during the first flash sale.

Now, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor, has announced their latest mid-range smartphone. The Honor 8C will launch on the 29th of November in India. It is also expected to be priced under the 15k price tag and will be exclusively available on Amazon.

Honor 8C Specifications

The Honor 8C is already on sale in China and its Indian variant is expected to have similar specifications. The smartphone has a 6.26-inch LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and a notch. The display has a resolution of 1520 X 720 px and a pixel density of 269 ppi. The smartphone features an Octa-Core Snapdragon 632 SoC which is based on the 14 nm FinFET technology. The Snapdragon 632 comprises of the Adreno 506 GPU and 4x Kyro 250 Gold + 4x Kyro 250 Silver cores. For photography, the Honor 8C has a f/2.0 aperture equipped 8 MP sensor which can also capture 1080p videos at 30fps. The handset also has dual 13 MP + 2 MP rear cameras along with an LED flash. Like the front selfie camera, the rear cameras can also shoot 1080p videos at 30 fps.  

For securely unlocking the device, the Honor 8C also features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone is powered by a massive 4,000 mAh Lithium-Ion battery which supports charging at up to 10 Watts. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone gets Wi-Fi 802.11 acc, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and a Micro-USB 2.0 port for charging and data syncing.

Colors, Storage & Pricing

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The Honor 8C is available in four color variants which are Midnight Black, Aurora Blue, Nebula Purple, and Platinum Gold in China. In terms of memory and storage, it is available in two variants which are as follows:

  • 4 GB RAM + 32 GB ROM
  • 4 GB RAM + 64 GB ROM

It also supports micro expandability up to 256 GB via a microSD card.

Huawei is a global smartphone manufacturer and develops phones which are sold in various markets. Hence, the Indian variant of the Honor 8C is expected to have a price and specifications similar to the Chinese variant which costs 1099 Yuan (around Rs 11,200) for the 32 GB ROM variant and 1399 Yuan (around Rs 14,200) for the 64 GB variant.

Most importantly, we will have to wait and see how the device fares when compared to contenders like the Redmi Note 6 Pro & Realme 2 Pro.

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