Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has announced that it will launch a new smartphone in China on October 11. Dubbed as Honor 8C, the smartphone has been spotted on Chinese certification site TENAA and as a result, some of the specifications of the handset has been revealed. Some of the major highlights of this smartphone include Snapdragon 636 SoC, 4GB RAM and dual camera module on the rear panel. The Honor 8C becomes the successor to the Honor 7C launched last year.
The company has posted a photo on Chinese microblogging site Weibo to confirm the arrival of the smartphone. The poster reveals that the Honor 8C will feature a display notch and also support fast charging. The smartphone was also spotted on TENAA which revealed that it will feature a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel and will be powered by a 3,900mAh battery under the hood. The smartphone will be available in four color variants of Black, Blue, Purple, and Gold.
The TENAA listing also revealed that the smartphone will sport a 6.26-inch full HD+ display with a resolution of 710 X 1520 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19:9. It will be powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 SoC with Adreno 509 GPU and 4GB of RAM. It will have an internal storage of 64GB which can be further upgraded to a maximum of 256GB via a micro-SD card.
On the optics front, the Honor 8C features a dual rear camera module comprising of a 13-megapixel primary sensor and 2-megapixel secondary sensor. On the front, it features an 8-megapixel sensor for taking selfies and video calling. Connectivity options in the smartphone include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0 and GPS/GLONASS. The smartphone is powered by a 3,900mAh battery that is likely to support fast charging. The smartphone is expected to run on Android 8.1 Oreo, based on EMUI 8.0 out of the box.