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The Huawei/Honor juggernaut just doesn't seem to stop. For the past couple of years, they have been launching a new smartphone at some or the other price segment every month

Honor is launching a new budget segment smartphone on 29th November 2018. It will be a successor to the Honor 7C and will be called Honor 8C.

With improved specifications, hardware and notch design, this device hopes to win over the budget market with its aggressive pricing.

Read why Xiaomi is no longer the king of Budget Smartphone!

Honor 8C FAQ - All Questions Answered
Source: Amazon India

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What is the price of the Honor 8C in India?

Honor 8C is priced at ₹ 11,999/-  

When will it be available for sale?

The device will be on sale from 10th December 2018.

It will be an Amazon India exclusive.

How many variants does the Honor 8C have?

The Honor 8C is expected to come in 2 variants.

4 GB RAM (DDR4X) + 32 GB (UFS 2.1) - ₹ 11,999/-

4 GB RAM (DDR4X) + 64 GB (UFS 2.1) - ₹ 12,999/-

Which processor does Honor 8C run on?

Honor 8C runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 632 chipset.

Unlike its other devices, it does not use its own custom Kirin chip.

It is the first smartphone to run Snapdragon 632 which, like the Snapdragon 636, has custom Kryo cores. So performance should be great for the price.

It also has Adreno GPU which is better than Mali used with Kirin.

How many colours does the Honor 8C come in?

Honor 8C comes in 2 colours in India - Black and Blue.

Does the Honor 8C support SD card?


The smartphone does have support for SD card slot. It can support SD cards up to 256 GB.

Does it support Dual Sim?

Yes, It has dual sim support. Apart from the 2 sim slots, the sd card has its own dedicated slot.

Both Sims support 4G.

Does it come with USB-C charging port?

No, the Honor 8C comes with regular micro-USB port. It is based on USB 2.0 standard and not USB 3.0.

Does it have Fast Charging support?

Yes, it supports regular 10W fast charger.

What is the battery capacity of Honor 8C?

It comes with a huge 4000 mAh rechargeable battery built in.

What is the Screen Size of this Smartphone?

It comes with a huge 6.26 inch 720p HD+ LCD IPS display.

It has a 19:9 aspect ratio.

Does Honor 8C have a notch

Yes, it does have a notch.

Can We hide the Notch?

Yes, the notch is hidable. This is a feature built into EMUI.

Does it have a dual camera?

Yes, it does. It has a dual camera set up at the back.

It has a primary 13 MP sensor with f/1.8 lens and Phase detection autofocus.

The secondary lens is a 2 MP sensor mainly used for depth sensing and portrait mode.

The setup is touted as the AI camera which Honor and Huawei have been promoting on all their devices lately.

Honor 8C FAQ - All Questions Answered
Source: Amazon India

Does it have a front camera?

Yes, it has a front camera. This camera module is in the notch.

The front camera is an 8 MP sensor with f/2.0 lens. It also supports portrait selfies. There is also a dedicated LED flash at the front.

Does it have Video Stabilisation?

No, it does not support stabilization.

Does Honor 8C have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes, the fingerprint scanner is present on the back. It also supports multiple gestures and features.

Does it have face unlock?

Yes, the smartphone supports face unlock.

What Android Version is it running?

Honor 8C currently runs Custom EMUI 8.2 based on Android Oreo 8.1

Does it have GPU Turbo support?

Not yet known.

Will it receive Android P?

Yes, it will.

But there is no clear date.

Does it support FM?


Does it support OTG?

Yes, it supports OTG.

What Bluetooth version does it have?

Honor 8C comes with Bluetooth 4.2

What all is included in the box?

The box contains the smartphone, a protective case, user manual and USB charger.

Where can I Buy it?

You can buy from the official Honor e-store or Amazon.

Does it have a headphone jack?

Yes, it has a headphone jack.


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