Chinese Smartphone markets, Huawei launches the Honor 8C mobile phone in China and it is the first device on the market to come with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset, which was unveiled in early June.
Well, apart from the mid-range processor, the Honor 8C packs a much resemblance to other Smartphone out there, a notched display, AI support dual rear cameras, a single selfie shooter and a premium unibody design. It is also light-weighted.
Honor 8C Specs
*. Display: 6.26-inch HD+ TFT LCD IPS 19:9 notched display with 269ppi
*. Screen resolution: 1520 × 720 pixels
*. Colors: Aurora Blue, Platinum Gold, Nebula Purple, and Midnight Black color options
*. Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 SoC along with 1.8GHz Octa-core processor
*. GPU: Adreno 506
*. Storage: 32GB / 64GB of built-in memory expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card
*. RAM: 4GB
– Back camera: 13-megapixel f/1.8 primary + 2-megapixel f/2.4 secondary sensor
– Front camera: 8-megapixel f/2.4 selfie sensor
*. Fingerprint sensor: YES (rear-mounted)
*. Network and connectivity: dual-SIM card slots, 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, and GLONASS4G VoLTE, single-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, BeiDou, a Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack
*. Sensors: Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Electronic compass, Fingerprint sensor, and Proximity sensor
*. OS: Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMIUI 8.2
*. Battery: 4,000mAh capacity
The Honor 8C comes with a massive 6.26-inch HD+ LCD IPS with 19:9 aspect ratio and the frequent/popular notch display that reduces the bezels around the screen and boasts of a 86.6% screen-to-body ratio. It is quite impressive and unique.
At the back, it houses the dual camera pixels, consisting of a 13-megapixel primary sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2-megapixel secondary black-and-white sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Both cameras are enhanced with Auto-focus feature and LED flash.
While the front-facing camera lens is equipped with a moderate 8-megapixel selfie camera with fixed focus, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 626 SoC chipset, clocked at 1.8GHz Octa-core processor.
Anyways, the Honor 8C packs a 4GB of RAM for seamless multitasking, and arrives in two different variants, 32GB and 64GB for keeping files, documents safe and secured. Thankfully, it is expandable up to 256GB via micro SD card slot.
Under the hood is a non-removable 4,000mAh battery capacity that fuels the phone, keeping the lights on and it supports 5V/2A (10W) charging capacity. The Honor 8C was announced and launched in China, and will be made available starting from October 16th.
Price of Honor 8C differs via the model, the 4GB RAM + 32GB storage costs CNY 1,099 in China, around Rs. 11,800 in India and N58,000 in Nigeria currency. While the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage goes for N74,000. When converted to Nigeria currency, it sounds expensive for a mid-ranger!