As the latest addition to its product line-up, Huawei-backed Honor has launched the Honor 8C smartphone in India.
It features an HD+ notched display, AI-powered cameras, mid-level Snapdragon 632 chipset, and 4,000mAh battery.
The phone comes at a starting price of Rs. 11,999 and will go on sale starting December 10.
Here's our roundup.
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 (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.
The Honor 8C sports a dual rear camera setup comprising a 13MP (f/1.8) primary sensor and a 2MP (f/2.4) depth 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 cameras offer several AI-based image enhancement features including scene detection for over 500 scenarios under 22 categories.
The phone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor, coupled with an Adreno 506 GPU, 4GB of RAM, and 32GB/64GB of internal storage (expandable upto 256GB).
Further, the Honor 8C runs Android Oreo-based EMUI 8.2 and packs a 4,000mAh battery which supports 5V/2A (10W) fast charging.
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, and proximity sensor.
Further, the Honor 8C also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and supports low-light Face Unlock.
The Honor 8C costs Rs. 11,999 for the 4GB/32GB model and Rs. 12,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant.
Moreover, as per the Honor India's product listing, the phone will be offered in Blue and Black colors.
Lastly, it will go on sale starting December 10, exclusively via Amazon and Honor Store.
Honor has also introduced the Honor Band 4 in India today. However, the company has not disclosed its pricing and availability details. The latest fitness band features a swim-proof build, a 0.95-inch colored display, 6-day battery life and can track heart rate and physical activity.
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