“The Honor 8C comes with the latest Qualcomm mobile platform, dual rear cameras, and an impressive battery”
Honor has launched the Honor 8C (first impression) smartphone and showcased the Honor Band 4 fitness band in India. The handset is a budget offering from the brand and a successor to the last year’s Honor 7C (review). It offers a 4,000mAh battery, dual cameras on the back, and 6.26-inch display as the highlight. Along with the smartphone, Honor showcased the Honor Band 4 fitness tracker in India but has not revealed its price and release details yet.
Honor 8C price in India
The Honor 8C has been priced in India at Rs 11,999 for the base 32GB storage variant, while the 64GB option costs Rs 12,999. It will go on sale starting December 10th across the country via Amazon India and HiHonor e-store. As for the launch offer, buyers will get cashback worth Rs 4,450 and 100GB of complimentary 4G data from Jio.
Honor 8C specifications
The Honor 8C is just an incremental upgrade from its predecessor the Honor 7C smartphone. To start with, the handset flaunts a 6.26-inch FullView display with an aspect ratio of 19:9 and a screen resolution of 720 x 1,520 pixels. Powering the device is Qualcomm’s latest entry-level chipset Snapdragon 632 paired with Adreno 606 GPU and 4GB of RAM. The storage onboard is either 32GB or 64GB, which is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card. Running the show is a whopping 4,000mAh battery, which comes with support for fast charging.
In the camera department, the Honor 8C comes with the same 13-megapixel + 8-megapixel shooters with LED flash on the rear. The front camera gets an 8-megapixel sensor with soft LED flash for selfies and video calling. Additionally, the sensors are touted to be accompanied by Honor’s AI algorithm to further enhance the results. The Honor 8C boots Android 8.1 Oreo-based EMUI 8.1 interface out of the box and flaunts a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for security. Connectivity options comprise dual SIM slots, 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, GPS, micro USB port and 3.5mm headphone jack.
Honor Band 4 specifications
Talking about the wearable specifications, the Band 4 boasts of a colour 0.95-inch AMOLED display with 2.5D glass up top and a Home button. The band is water water-resistant up to 50 meters and comes with swim stroke and pool swimming recognition. A 100mAh battery fuels the wearable, which the company claims can last up to 6 days.
Coming to the fitness features, the Honor Band 4 includes a pedometer, sleep tracking, health-rate monitor, seven sports modes, and 6-axis sensor for swimming mode. Other features include Bluetooth connectivity, NFC support, and comprehensive reminders so that you don’t have to look to your smartphone whenever there are notifications.