Honor 8C which is the new budget phone by Honor comes with the all-new Snapdragon 632 chip which is an upgrade over the Snapdragon 630.
About Honor 8C
Design and Display
Honor 8c sports 6.2″ TFT LCD(IPS) display with resolution of 1520×720 and a pixel density of 269 pixels-per-inch.
Honor 8C is a budget smartphone from which you can not expect a glass body. It comprises plastic back which gives the smartphone a decent rich look and in Aurora Blue, it looks flawless with plastic curved from the sides to the front.
Coming to the front, there is a small notch in which resides the front camera, earpiece, and a proximity sensor. On the right side, you have Power button followed by volume rocker button. At the bottom, there is a single speaker along with a Micro USB charging port while the headphone jack is placed up top.
Well, like most of the smartphone fingerprint sensor is located on the back of the camera for easy unlock with a touch. Overall, the build quality seems pretty solid with the exception of Wireless charging and IPv certification.
Processor and Performance
The Honor 8C is the first devices to be powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 processor. It is an Octa-core processor which is based on 14-nanometer architecture and clocked up to 1.8 GHz. In addition to that, there is an Adreno 506 GPU.
This phone will be good for daily use which comprises of normal usage tasks like browsing, messaging, using apps like WhatsApp, Facebook etc. While it may lag during heavy gameplays but work smoothly for games like Shadow fight etc.
Camera and Storage
The phone has a dual camera, 13MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture and a 2MP depth sensor with f/2.4 aperture. Coming to the front, there is an 8MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and soft light flash with 3 level adjustment for bright, regular and low-light conditions.
The camera app comes loaded with features like HDR, panorama, portrait etc. Honor 8C is also able to detect various scenes and optimize the camera settings accordingly.
It has two variants and both having the same 4GB RAM, storage is 32GB and 64GB which can be extended up to 256 via MicroSD card.
Connectivity and Battery
The Honor 8C fuel by a 4000mAh Lithium polymer non-removable battery. It measures 158.72 x 75.94 x 7.98 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 167.20 grams.
The Honor 8C is a Dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include Face unlock, Fingerprint sensor, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, and Ambient light sensor.
OS and Pricing
The Honor 8C runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with EMUI 8.2 custom skin on top. It is available in different colors: Midnight Black, Aurora Blue, and Platinum Gold.
Price of Honor 8C for the 4GB RAM+32GB storage variant cost is Rs 11,999. For the 4GB+64GB variant cost Rs 12,999. The smartphone will be available on Amazon Exclusive.
Honor 8C (4GB+32GB)
Honor 8C (4GB+64GB)
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