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Honor 8C to Launch in India on November 29th. Will be Amazon Exclusive!



Honor launched the Honor 8C earlier on October 11th in China. Since then, there were rumors about the phone’s launch in India but an exact date was not known. Today, the device got spotted on Amazon India with a coming soon tag and a launch date.

The device will be launched in India on 29th this month. In addition to that, the device will be an Amazon Exclusive, meaning it won’t be available to purchase offline or elsewhere. The device was first spotted on TENAA a few months ago, and is the successor to Honor 7C, which was released earlier this year. 

In terms of specifications, the Honor 8C comes with a 6.26 inch LCD display with a resolution of HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels). It will be powered by Snapdragon 632 chipset paired with Adreno 506 GPU, which makes it the first device to pack the Snapdragon 632 chipset. The rear side of the smartphone features vertically stacked dual rear camera setup on the top left corner with 13 MP primary sensor and a secondary 2MP sensor with LED flash. The front camera will sport an 8 MP sensor for selfies and video calling. The fingerprint sensor is mounted on the rear side of the device.

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The processor is made using a 14nm FinFET process which Qualcomm claims to be 40 percent more efficient than the Snapdragon 626 SoC. The device will be coupled with 4GB RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. On the front bottom chin, Honor’s logo is present.

The handset will run EMUI 8.1 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It will be backed by a 4,000 mAh battery and will be available in Blue, Black, Purple and Gold color options. It measures 158.72 x 75.94 x 7.98 mm and weighs 167.2 grams. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WI-FI 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5.0, and GPS + GLONASS.

As far as pricing is concerned, the 4GB RAM/ 32GB storage base model is priced at CNY 1,099 (roughly Rs. 11,200), while the 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage variant comes is priced at CNY 1,399 (around Rs. 14,200). The device will be available in Aurora Blue, Magic Night Black, Platinum Gold, and Nebula Purple color variants.


Hey there!! This is Subin and I'm from the southern part of India. CS Engineer | Tech Enthusiast.

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