We evaluated the functions and performance of the Honor 8C. We gave it a usability score based on different points of view.

Created date: 11/18/2018, 02:05:19, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 07:22:57

In-depth review of Honor 8C's features

We have evaluated the Honor 8C thoroughly based on its functions, specifications/performances, and ease of use, and provided a review on whether you should buy it. We have also summarized the pros and cons of choosing the Honor 8C so that you can see them at a glance.

Honor 8C's features, performance, reviews

Honor 8C's camera specs

Honor 8C has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, Honor 8C has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

Honor 8C's battery performance

The battery performance of the Honor 8C is 4000mAh, and which is an unusually large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the Honor 8C has an unusually long battery life. At this amount you will be sufficiently pleased with the battery life. Even if you watch movies for a long time or play games, you will not have much trouble with the battery.

Honor 8C's CPU specs

With the 1.8GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Honor 8C has high performance and you will not feel any stress using the vast majority of apps. Even among all smartphones released to date, it is one with quite a high level of performance. Even relatively heavy 3D games can be played with hardly any feeling of stress.

With 4GB of RAM, the Honor 8C has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Honor 8C, it is a smartphone in the high-end category and can almost always be used without stress. However, if you want smooth and comfortable usage in heavy apps like 3D games, caution is necessary.

Honor 8C's storage size

The data storage capacity of the Honor 8C is 64GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Honor 8C is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Honor 8C's size

The Honor 8C has a width of 29.9 in (75.9 mm), a length of 62.5 in (158.7 mm), and a thickness of 3.1 in (8 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Honor 8C is about 5.9 oz (167.2 g).You can feel some weight when holding it in one hand. You might feel tired if you operate it for a long time.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Honor 8C, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Honor 8C's screen

Honor 8C has a 6.26 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Honor 8C has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

Honor 8C's general rating

The Honor 8C is a high-performance smartphone when viewed comprehensively. It works for everyday use with hardly any inconvenience.

Advantages and disadvantages of Honor 8C

Advantages of Honor 8C

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.
  • It has a long battery life, so it is suited for watching videos or playing games for an extended period of time.
  • It has a relatively high-grade CPU, so you will rarely experience stuttering under normal use.

Disadvantages of Honor 8C

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Comparing the specifications of Honor 8C against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Honor 8C

67.5-Display size:6.26 inch, Weight:5.9 oz (167.2 g), Chipset:Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:4000mAh

Honor Play 3e

66.1Display size:5.71 inch, Weight:5.2 oz (146 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6762R Helio P22, CPU specs:2.0GHz+1.5GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:64GB, Battery capacity:3020mAh

Honor 20 lite (China)

80.4Display size:6.3 inch, Weight:6.0 oz (171.5 g), Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 710F, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:128GB, Battery capacity:4000mAh

Honor View30 Pro

80.5Display size:6.57 inch, Weight:7.3 oz (206 g), Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 990 5G, CPU specs:2.86GHz+2.36GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:256GB, Battery capacity:4100mAh

Honor View30

80.2Display size:6.57 inch, Weight:7.5 oz (213 g), Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 990, CPU specs:2.86GHz+2.09GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB, Storage size:128GB, Battery capacity:4200mAh

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Honor 8C

51.3-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.9 in (75.9 mm) x 62.5 in (158.7 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm)

Honor 10

57.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71.2 mm) x 58.9 in (149.6 mm) x 3.0 in (7.7 mm)

Honor 7A

55.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 60.0 in (152.4 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)

Honor 7C

50.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.7 mm) x 62.3 in (158.3 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)

Honor View 10

53.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 61.8 in (157 mm) x 2.8 in (7 mm)

Honor Magic 2

52.0Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Honor 8C

63.5-Weight:5.9 oz (167.2 g)

Honor 10

69.1Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

Honor 7A

70.3Weight:5.3 oz (150 g)

Honor 7C

64.8Weight:5.8 oz (164 g)

Honor View 10

61.6Weight:6.1 oz (172 g)

Honor Magic 2

49.1Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Honor 8C

90.4-Display size:6.26 inch

Honor 10

87.4Display size:5.84 inch

Honor 7A

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Honor 7C

89.8Display size:5.99 inch

Honor View 10

89.8Display size:5.99 inch

Honor Magic 2

90.7Display size:6.39 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Honor 8C

70.0-RAM size:4GB

Honor 10

93.4RAM size:8GB

Honor 7A

60.0RAM size:3GB

Honor 7C

70.0RAM size:4GB

Honor View 10

90.0RAM size:6GB

Honor Magic 2

93.4RAM size:8GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Honor 8C

67.0-Storage size:64GB

Honor 10

90.0Storage size:128GB

Honor 7A

55.5Storage size:32GB

Honor 7C

67.0Storage size:64GB

Honor View 10

90.0Storage size:128GB

Honor Magic 2

91.5Storage size:256GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Honor 8C

80.0-Battery capacity:4000mAh

Honor 10

71.0Battery capacity:3400mAh

Honor 7A

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Honor 7C

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Honor View 10

76.3Battery capacity:3750mAh

Honor Magic 2

72.5Battery capacity:3500mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Honor 8C

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Honor 10

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Honor 7A

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Honor 7C

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Honor View 10

78.2Rear-camera resolution:20 MP

Honor Magic 2

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Honor 8C

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Honor 10

86.6Front-camera resolution:24 MP

Honor 7A

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Honor 7C

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Honor View 10

71.2Front-camera resolution:13 MP

Honor Magic 2

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

grip

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.grip

Honor 8C

57.4-Color:Magic night black,platinum light gold,aurora blue,nebula purple, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.9 in (75.9 mm) x 62.5 in (158.7 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm), Weight:5.9 oz (167.2 g)

Honor 10

63.5Color:Phantom blue,phantom green,midnight black,glacier grey,lily white, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.0 in (71.2 mm) x 58.9 in (149.6 mm) x 3.0 in (7.7 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (153 g)

Honor 7A

62.9Color:Black,gold,blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 60.0 in (152.4 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:5.3 oz (150 g)

Honor 7C

57.8Color:Black,red,gold,blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):30.2 in (76.7 mm) x 62.3 in (158.3 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:5.8 oz (164 g)

Honor View 10

57.5Color:Navy blue,midnight black,beach gold,aurora blue,charm red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 61.8 in (157 mm) x 2.8 in (7 mm), Weight:6.1 oz (172 g)

Honor Magic 2

50.6Color:Gradient black,gradient red,gradient blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.6 in (75.1 mm) x 61.9 in (157.3 mm) x 3.3 in (8.3 mm), Weight:7.3 oz (206 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Honor 8C

54.0-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1520, Pixel density:268ppi

Honor 10

85.7Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2280, Pixel density:431ppi

Honor 7A

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282ppi

Honor 7C

54.0Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:268ppi

Honor View 10

84.9Display type:LTPS IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:403ppi

Honor Magic 2

84.9Display type:AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Honor 8C

79.9-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632, CPU specs:1.8GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Honor 10

93.2OS:Android, Chipset:Hisilicon Kirin 970, CPU specs:2.4GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Honor 7A

61.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430, CPU specs:1.4GHz+1.1GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Honor 7C

88.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450, CPU specs:1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Honor View 10

90.8OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 970, CPU specs:2.4GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Honor Magic 2

94.3OS:Android, Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 980, CPU specs:2.6GHz+1.92GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:8GB

Honor 8C's specs

Honor 8C
ImageHonor 8C
MakerHonor
Release date10, 2018
Colormagic night black,platinum light gold,aurora blue,nebula purple
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)29.9 in (75.9 mm) x 62.5 in (158.7 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm)
Weight5.9 oz (167.2 g)
Display size6.26 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1520
Pixel density268ppi
Battery capacity4000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm SDM632 Snapdragon 632
CPU specs1.8GHz+1.8GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size4GB
Storage size64GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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