Honor 7C with Dual Rear Camera, Android Oreo Launched at $142


Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has launched a new smartphone under its Honor brand called Huawei Honor 7C. The sales will begin in China starting March 13. A few days back, the company has released the official ad video of the device and today, we have the Honor 7C smartphone in the market officially.

Unlikely to ever expand to the Western Hemisphere, the mid-range 6-incher looks similar but not completely identical to the popular Honor 7X on the outside.

It sports a 5.99-inch FullView display with HD+ (1440 x 720 pixels) resolution. The main highlight of the phone is its 18:9 aspect ratio display at very low price. The smartphone comes with upto 4GB of RAM and is powered by Snapdragon 450 SoC. The 3GB RAM+32GB storage version costs CNY 899, while the 4GB RAM+64GB storage model costs CNY 1,299.

Up front, there's an 8MP selfie camera, which can also be used to unlock the smartphone with the in-built Face Unlock feature.

The Honor 7C's rear shooter is similar but not identical as well, both in terms of positioning and technology. They support portrait mode as well.

The dual-SIM smartphone runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with EMUI 8.0 on top and comes with expandable storage via microSD card. This skin comes with a variety of customisable options so you can easily makeover the home screen and can change the entire User Interface of the device. It has volume and power buttons at the right side of the device. There are four color options to choose from - Black, Red, Gold, and Blue. There's a microSD card slot for storage expansion and dual-SIM card support.

The Honor 7C is backed by a 3000 mAh (typical) / 2900 mAh (minimum) non-removable battery and has a rear placed fingerprint sensor. Honor 7X is already an unbeatable smartphone and with Face Unlock feature, it will emerge as one of the best budget smartphones in the Indian market. Price in India of Honor 7X starts from Rs 12,999 for 32GB and Rs 15,999 for 64GB variant.