Honor 8C to launch on November 29, will be Amazon-exclusiveLast updated on Nov 25, 2018, 12:57 am
As the successor to Honor 7C, which was launched earlier this year, Honor will launch the 8C in India on November 29.
The phone will be available exclusively via Amazon, and is expected to be priced around Rs. 15,000.
Moreover, Honor 8C went official in China last month. So, by now, we have a fair idea about its specifications.
Here's our roundup.
Here's the official announcement
The newest member of the Honor family is all set to pack a powerful punch make a grand entry on 29th November!— Honor India (@HiHonorIndia) November 23, 2018
Coming soon exclusively on @amazonIN! #Honor8C #PackedWithPower pic.twitter.com/cYGmEquS3Z
Design & display
Honor 8C: At a glance
Up front, the Honor 8C features a notched display with a slim bottom bezel, boasting a screen-to-body ratio of 86.6%.
The rear casing houses a dual camera setup, a fingerprint sensor, and sports a 3D gradient design (Aurora Blue variant only).
The Honor 8C sports a 6.26-inch HD+ (720x1520 pixels) LCD IPS display with a pixel density of 269ppi and a 19:9 aspect ratio.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
The Honor 8C sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) primary sensor and a 2MP (f/2.4) secondary monochrome sensor, with support for autofocus and LED flashlight.
Up front, the phone gets an 8MP (f/2.0) selfie camera with fixed focus and LED flash.
Notably, both the front and rear shooters offer several AI-based image enhancement features.
Under the hood
The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 processor, coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB of internal storage (expandable upto 256GB).
In India, it is expected to come in 4GB RAM/64GB storage and 6GB RAM/64GB storage configurations.
Further, the Honor 8C runs Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2 and packs a 4,000mAh battery with support for 5V/2A (10W) charging.
Connectivity options and sensors onboard the Honor 8C
In terms of connectivity options, the Honor 8C supports dual SIMs, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2 LE with aptX, GPS/A-GPS, GLONASS, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Sensors onboard the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, proximity sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Honor 8C will be priced around Rs. 15,000
In China, the Honor 8C costs CNY 1,099 ( approx. Rs. 11,800) for the 4GB/32GB variant and CNY 1,399 (approx. Rs. 15,000) for the 4GB/64GB model.
Looking at the China pricing, in India, the phone could be launched at a starting price of around Rs. 13,000.
News agency IANS, citing industry sources, also claims that Honor 8C will be priced around Rs. 15,000.