Published: Tue, May 15, 2018
Technology | By Christopher Mann

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Huawei owned Honor brand has made quite a name for itself in the Indian smartphone market. However, it is widely speculated that the phone will be priced at around Rs 35,000. Although the Honor 7C price in India is still not known, it is expected to be between Rs. 8000 to Rs. 10,000. It will be Honor's first flagship for 2018. The company has announced that it will be launching its upcoming smartphone Honor 7C in India on May 22.

The smartphone was originally launched in China a couple of months ago. It is powered by an octa-core Huawei Kirin 970 processor paired with Mali-G72 MP12 GPU, 6GB of RAM and 64/128GB of inbuilt storage. The smartphone also comes with the glass back with that Aurora back gradient design that reflects patterns when seen against the light. The Honor 7C runs on Android 8.0 Oreo-based EMUI 8.0 out of the box.

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The phone sports a 5.99-inch TFT LCD IPS HD+ display with screen resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone will come in two storage and RAM versions: 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage. Unfortunately, the phone's memory will not be expandable. In the front, the phone sports an 8MP camera with LED flash.

While the invite doesn't clearly mention that the phone in question is the Honor 7C, the teaser image shows the design of the phone similar to the Honor 7C, featuring dual camera setup. The cameras are capable of recording 4K videos at 30 frames per second. Additionally, it receives a 24-megapixel selfie shot and anticipate Honor to discuss brand new AI capabilities baked to the machine UI. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, 3.5mm headphone-jack, and Location. It also has a host of sensors on board which includes a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, an accelerometer, a proximity sensor and a compass and it is backed by a 3,000mAh Li-ion battery.

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The camera set-up isn't quite as extravagant as the P20 Pro, but it still packs a decent 24MP and 16MP dual-camera with f/1.8 aperture on the rear which then uses the NPU to adjust shots automatically.

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