Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched another smartphone to add to its portfolio. Dubbed as Honor 7C, it’s a refined version of the Honor 7X and the successor to the Honor 6C. It will be available in three colour variants: Black, Red, Gold, and Blue. The device measures 158 x 76.7 x7.8 mm and weighs 164 g.
The Honor 7C features a 5.99-inch display with 18:9 aspect ratio, 268 PPI pixel density and a resolution of HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) with 2.5D curved glass at the top. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 chipset powering the smartphone. It comes in two memory variants; 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage and 4 GB RAM + 64 GB storage. Both the variants will have expandable memory options with a micro SD card.
In the optics department, the device sports a dual camera set up in the rear consisting of a 13 MP mains lens and a secondary 2 MP lens for depth sensing with autofocus and f/2.2 aperture. At the front, the smartphone offers an 8 MP camera sensor with fixed focus and f/2.0 aperture for selfies and video calling. The front camera though does not have a second lens but supports portrait mode (Bokeh effect).
The 7C runs on Android 8.0 Oreo under the company’s own EMUI 8 and is backed by 3,000 mAh battery. There is a rear fingerprint sensor but the smartphone support Face Unlocking as well. Connectivity features include 4G LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, micro- USB, 3.5 mm headphone jack and FM Radio. Sensors on board include a proximity sensor, ambient light sensor.
As for the pricing the 3 GB variants costs CNY 899 (Rs 9,000 approx) while the 4 GB variant comes with a price tag of CNY 1299 (Rs 13,342 approx). At this price range, it will go against the like of Xiaomi Redmi Note 5, Redmi 5 and Redmi 5A. As for its availability, it will make available in Chinese markets from tomorrow and will launch in other markets soon.