There are two variants of Honor 8C based on RAM and storage in the Chinese market – 4 GB RAM / 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM / 64 GB storage. Both variants are expected to be launched in India as well. Gadgets 360 has spent some hands-on time with the Honor 8C that is slated to launch on November 29. How do we like this smartphone at first glance? Let’s know…
Honor 8C design and features
Honor 8C has a 6.26-inch HD + (720×1520 pixels) display. Notch has been made very small. The area around the notch will display the time, battery level and other status icons. There is enough brightness in the phone’s display and its viewing angles are also quite good. Due to the HD + resolution, the text and pictures do not look very sharp. Users can use on-screen buttons or EMUI gestures if they want. The body of Honor 8C is made of plastic.
Due to the high length and width of the phone, you may find it uncomfortable to use it with one hand. The smartphone looks solid, but compared to other smartphones coming in the budget of Rs 10,000 to 15,000, this handset of Honor brand does not give a premium look. The glossy plastic back panel is prone to fingerprints and the greasy feel makes the phone slippery.
like other honor smartphone Honor 8C Color gradient has also been used on the back panel. The black and blue gradient is visible on the back panel of the review unit we have. The SIM tray is given on the left side of the phone, users can install two nano SIM and microSD card slot. The right side houses the lock/power and volume buttons. The loudspeaker and primary microphone are placed at the bottom of the phone, while the secondary microphone and 3.5mm headphone jack are placed at the top.
Micro-USB port has been used instead of USB Type-C in the phone. The fingerprint sensor and face recognition work quickly and accurately. For speed and multitasking, Qualcomm Snapdragon 632 chipset and 4 GB RAM with Adreno 506 GPU have been provided for graphics. Asphalt 9 and PUBG can be played smoothly after lowering the graphics settings. Wait for the full review for detailed information about performance.
Dual-SIM Honor 8C Out of Box will run on EMUI 8.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. EMUI is fast but this phone of Honor brand has many bloatware. Along with Facebook, Messenger, Netflix and Camera 360, first-party applications such as HiCare, Huawei Health, Theme, Honor Store and Honor Club will be pre-installed.
Honor 8C cameras
Now let’s talk about camera setup. Honor 8C has dual camera setup on the back. There is a 13-megapixel primary sensor with Arperture F / 1.8. With this, a black and white sensor with 2 megapixels F / 2.4 aperture has been given. The handset has an 8 megapixel selfie camera on the front panel. Its aperture is F / 2.0. Both camera setups are equipped with LED flash. AR stickers support is also present in the phone and it works properly. 4000 mAh battery works to liven up the phone.
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