Honor 8C, the first smartphone with Snapdragon 632 processor, launched in India

The Honor 8C render. Honor

Honor has announced the launch of its ne9w mid-range smartphone, the Honor 8C, in India. Honor 8C is the world’s first smartphone equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor.

Mid-range specifications

Honor 8C is quite an affordable smartphone but manages to pack in mid-range specifications. There’s Snapdragon 632 processor with 4GB of RAM, backed by a large 4000mAh battery. The company claims that the Honor 8C can run for 2 days in one charge.

On the camera front, Honor 8C is equipped with a 13MP + 2MP AI Dual camera with f1.8 aperture and new AI modes that can recognize 22 objects and 500 scenarios. There’s also AI Face Unlock along with an 8MP front-facing camera with soft light.

There’s no Android 9 Pie out of the box since the Honor 8C comes with EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo.

  Honor 8C
Display 15.9cm HD+ (1520 x 720) TFT LCD (IPS)
SoC Qualcomm Snapdragon 632
Octa-Core (8 x 1.8GHz)
Storage 32GB/64GB
Expandable up to 256GB with microSD card
Cameras 8M FF front camera

13M + 2M rear camera

Battery 4000mAh
Sensors Fingerprint sensor, Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Digital compass, Gravity sensor
Software Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 lite
Dimensions and weight 158.72mm (H) x 75.94mm (W) x 7.98mm (D)
Colors Blue, Black

Pricing and availability

Honor 8C comes in two color variants – Blue and Black – and will go on sale exclusively on Amazon India starting December 10. While the 32GB variant is priced at 11,999, the 64GB variant is priced at 12,999.

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