A lot of announcements have been made by tech companies in the entry-level smartphone category, like the realme 3, and this time Huawei sub-brand HONOR joins the fray with the announcement of the HONOR 8C.
Before we tackle the phone’s features, here’s the specs:
Dimensions: 158.72 mm (H) x 75.94 mm (W) x 7.98 mm (D) x 167.2g (Weight)
Display: 6.26 inch FullView Display
Memory: 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM; Expandable storage up to 256 GB
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, 2.4G/5G; Bluetooth BT4.2+BLE; USB 2.0
Camera: 13+2MP Dual AI Rear Camera; 8MP Front Camera with Soft Flash
Chipset: Snapdragon 632 Octacore Processor
Others: Dedicated MicroSD Slot, Dual SIM, Low-light Face ID and Unlock, Rear Fingerprint Unlock, TÜV
Rheinland Certified Eye-care Mode
Under the hood, the HONOR 8C runs on a 3GB RAM and is equipped with a Snapdragon 632 chipset. This is built for fast web-browsing, smooth user interface and extended battery life. HONOR 8C also features an octa-core Qualcomm® Kryo™ CPU which improves the performance up to 40% over the Snapdragon 626.
Equipped with a 4000 mAh battery built to last up to 12.5 hours of video playback or 11.1 hours of pure gameplay. Play all day or binge watch favorite videos and TV shows in HONOR 8Cs full 6.26 inch with 19:9 ratio FullView display.
This smartphone is housed in a one-of-a-kind and striking shade of blue
with a matte finish. Inspired by what HONOR calls ‘Cat’s Eye’ design, there’s a distinct gem-like glow when light hits the back and that mimics the striking eyes of a cat.
HONOR 8C lets hardcore mobile gamers play with absolutely no interruption with its ‘Do Not Disturb’ Mode, holding off all notifications, alerts, and calls.
HONOR carries over its signature AI technology to its entry-level challenger with built-in 13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras paired with an 8MP shooter at the front notch. Same as with mid-range to flagship brothers, HONOR 8Cs AI tech identifies and recognizes up to 500 scenarios in 22 different scene categories for beautiful photos and selfies anytime of the day!
In partnership with leading e-shopping platform Shopee, HONOR 8C will exclusively be available on their website for one week from March 30 to April 6! The first 200 Shopee users to purchase the HONOR 8C will also get to receive and enjoy a free HONOR Band 4 Running!
In addition to this, at the stroke of midnight on March 30, the first 200 Shopee users will get up to Php 800 discount when they spend a minimum purchase of Php 5,000 on other HONOR products available on the e-shopping platform