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Honor 7C


Honor 7C
Honor 7C (7 Series)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 8 x 1.8 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
5.99 inch 2:1, 1440 x 720 pixel 269 PPI, capacitive touchscreen, IPS, glossy: yes
32 GB eMMC Flash, 32 GB 
, 26 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5mm audio jack, Card Reader: microSD up to 256 GB, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, USB-OTG
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4), Bluetooth 4.2, GSM (850/​900/​1800/​1900), UMTS (850/​900/​1900/​2100), LTE (B1/​B3/​B5/​B7/​B8/​B20/​B40), Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.8 x 158.3 x 76.7 ( = 0.31 x 6.23 x 3.02 in)
11.4 Wh, 3000 mAh Lithium-Ion
Operating System
Android 8.0 Oreo
Primary Camera: 13 MPix dual camera, phase-detect AF, LED flash, videos @1080p/30fps (main camera); 2.0MP, depth of field (second camera)
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix f/​2.0, LED flash
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker on the bottom edge, Keyboard: virtual keyboard, power supply, USB cable, Honor, Phone Clone, Designs, 24 Months Warranty, USB-OTG, fanless
164 g ( = 5.78 oz / 0.36 pounds), Power Supply: 46 g ( = 1.62 oz / 0.1 pounds)
180 Euro



Average Score: 73.42% - average
Average of 12 scores (from 27 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 64%, features: 59%, display: 67% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 78%, ergonomy: 84%, emissions: 94%

Reviews for the Honor 7C

81% Honor 7C Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
The letters make all the difference. The Honor 7C is a lower mid-range smartphone in large format with a modern full-view display. Unfortunately, the dual camera's second sensor has a very low resolution. Can we take that hit in exchange for this low price?
Honor 7C Review
Source: Fone Arena English
At a starting price of Rs. 9,999, the Honor 7C is good upgrade to 2016’s Honor 5C. It has a larger screen, faster SoC, sleek design, dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots, and good battery life. Even though it has dual rear cameras, the image quality is not the best compared to other phones in the range. If you can mange with hybrid SIM slots, the Honor 7X that received a price cut recently at Rs. 2000 higher price tag is a better choice since it features a better screen, cameras and it will also get the GPU Turbo graphics processing acceleration technology later this year that will make the phone faster.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 07/04/2018
73% Huawei Honor 7C Review
Source: Think Digit English
The Honor 7C offers above-average performance overall. Choose it if you want a dual-camera setup for daylight photos with a bokeh effect, a large 18:9 display, good battery life, and Android 8.0 Oreo out-of-the-box. Performance isn’t the best out there, especially when compared with the Redmis on sale, but it certainly gets things done.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/19/2018
Rating: Total score: 73%
Honor 7C review: Budget phone packed with features
Source: The Indian Express English
Honor 7C is a nifty option in the budget category, though I expected more on the performance front, especially since the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs 11,999 which is the same price as the Redmi Note 5.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/18/2018
70% Honor 7C review: A jack of all trades, with one catch
Source: India Today English
The Honor 7C is a little confusing. And that makes it a little to recommend. Even though, like most Honor phones, the Honor 7C is also a jack of all trades. The Honor 7C feels good, has a modern display that works well, it metes out decent all-round performance, and it comes with capable dual cameras. The Honor 7C also has the latest in software, and a battery that should last one full day for most users. But it isn't remarkably better than the Honor 7A. If you're looking to buy an Honor phone on a budget, the Honor 7A is the phone to get. In case you can extend your budget a bit, you can also go for the Honor 9 Lite.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/16/2018
Rating: Total score: 70%
Honor 7A and 7C Review: A Seven Point Summary
Source: Tech PP English
Both the Honor 7A and 7C are contenders in the sub-Rs 10,000 category with the 7A, in particular, being a great option for anyone seeking an 18:9 aspect ratio display, dual cameras, and face unlock at a relatively affordable price from a high-profile brand. The 7C has a much tougher battle to fight but it remains one of the better options for anyone seeking a good device for under Rs 10,000. And that is not really a bad place to be, believe us.
Comparison, online available, Long, Date: 06/10/2018
70% Honor 7C Review
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
The Honor 7C looks sleek, is built well, and is loaded with features. Battery life is decent and so is the display. That said, EUMI is laggy and laden with third-party bloat, and both the front and rear cameras are average at best. Potential buyers should take a look at the Oppo Realme 1 (Review), which lacks a fingerprint sensor but offers a better-rounded package, or the Redmi Note 5 (Review) which offers far more value for money. The Honor 7C is also priced dangerously close to Honor's own 9 Lite (Review), which has a higher-resolution display, a better set of cameras, and a sleek glass body.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/01/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Honor 7C Hands-on [Images]
Source: Mobygyaan English
Honor has also entered the affordable segment with its Honor 7C and Honor 7A to compete against the Xiaomi. More than a week ago, Honor announced the two new smartphones in India- Honor 7A and Honor 7C priced under Rs10,000, we have the top variant Honor 7C which is the upper variant in the segment featuring dual cameras and Snapdragon 450.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/01/2018
70% Honor 7A and Honor 7C First Impressions
Source: NDTV Gadgets English
For full details of both the Honor 7A and Honor 7C, including their performance, battery life, camera quality and ease of use, be sure to check out our full reviews of these devices, coming up soon on Gadgets 360.
Comparison, online available, Short, Date: 05/23/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 80%
Honor 7C first look
Source: Trusted Reviews English
The Honor 7C is Chinese manufacturer Honor’s latest affordable mid-range smartphone, armed with a Snapdragon 450 CPU and 3GB of RAM. It’s available to purchase in the United Kingdom through the firm’s dedicated website for £169.99, making it one of the cheapest dual-camera smartphones on the market.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/18/2018
Honor 7C review
Source: Tech Advisor English
It’s odd that Honor is releasing the 7C phone at £169 when the Honor 7A is available for £139. However, this 7C adds dual cameras and a better chipset to entice you into spending £30 more.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/16/2018
Hands on: Honor 7C review
Source: Techradar English
The Honor 7C offers face unlock, dual rear cameras and a big screen on a serious budget, and that makes it worth considering.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/16/2018
Huawei Honor 7C Review: It Offers Lush 5.99″ Screen With 18:9 Aspect Ratio, Face Recognition and A Personalized Camera
Source: Igeekphone English
Huawei Honor 7C Standard Edition 3GB+32GB is priced at 899 yuan, and 4GB+64GB version priced is 1299 yuan, as a from the price of less than 1,000 yuan Smartphone, Honor 7C has high-end mobile phones feature such as facial recognition as well as the design of 3 card slots (dual SIM cards and SD cards) that are not common in currently avialable phones in the market.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 03/14/2018

Foreign Reviews

Leistungsfähiger Einsteiger mit Dual-SIM und Dual-Kamera?
Source: Area DVD German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/05/2019
83% Honor 7C
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/02/2018
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 70% display: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 100%
73% honor 7C Eigentlich alles was man braucht!
Source: German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/03/2018
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 90% performance: 60% features: 70% display: 70% mobility: 80% ergonomy: 90%
70% Test du Honor 7C : ce smartphone à 179 euros est-il suffisamment armé pour contrer la concurrence ?
Source: 01Net French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/30/2018
Rating: Total score: 70% performance: 70% mobility: 90%
60% Test Du Honor 7C : Le Grand Smartphone Dans La Cour Des Petits Prix
Source: Frandroid French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2018
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 70% display: 50% mobility: 80% workmanship: 70%
78% Test du Honor 7C : pas facile de se démarquer
Source: CNet France French FR→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/25/2018
Rating: Total score: 78%
O co walczyło 600 tysięcy Polaków? Recenzja Honor 7C
Source: Antyweb Turkish PL→EN
Positive: Solid workmanship; fast fingerprint sensor; decent speakers; nice cameras; support dual SIM. Negative: Combined slot; mediocre design; poor display; many bloatwares; poor cameras; weak connectivity.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 09/18/2018
Смартфон Huawei Honor 7C: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Positive: Nice screen; good dual cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; decent hardware. Negative: Poor display; no NFC; no infrared port.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 03/16/2018
Recenze: Honor 7C – na velikosti záleží
Source: CZC CZ→EN
Positive: Fast system; nice 3D gaming performance; metal case; good display; decent dual cameras; good speakers. Negative: Slow charging.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 08/29/2018
90% Honor 7C: Ngôn ngữ thiết kế đậm chất pastel
Source: Zing VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 90% features: 70% mobility: 90% workmanship: 80%
63% Honor 7C – smartphone nhiều tính năng trong tầm giá 4 triệu đồng
Source: Sohoa VN Express VN→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 05/08/2018
Rating: Total score: 63% price: 70% display: 60% mobility: 70% workmanship: 60%
Honor 7C giá chỉ chưa tới 3 triệu nhưng đầy đủ các tính năng thông minh và hiện đại
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Attractive price; nice gaming performance; great cameras; flexible fingerprint sensor.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 01/27/2019
7 tính năng hiện đại có mặt trên Honor 7C
Source: Cell Phones VN→EN
Positive: Good price; elegant design; nice cameras. Negative: Average performance.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 01/26/2019
Đánh giá Honor 7C - 3,5 triệu cho màn hình 6", hoàn thiện tốt, camera kép xóa phông mù mịt
Source: Tinh Te VN→EN
Positive: Good price; large screen; solid workmanship; nice dual cameras.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 06/24/2018
Honor 7C ra mắt tại VN với giá dự kiến 3,5 triệu đồng
Source: Zing VN→EN
Positive: Good price; impressive design; nice dual cameras; metal case.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 04/25/2018



The Honor 7C is a low-cost Android smartphone and the most affordable dual-camera phone on the market. It offers face unlock, dual rear cameras and a large screen on a serious budget, which makes it worth considering. The smartphone is very well made, crafted from a mixture of aluminum and 2.5D tempered glass, which is a design combo typically reserved for high-end smartphones. It also seems to be fast, handling everyday tasks, such as browsing the web, with ease. The power/lock and volume keys on the right side of the phone are easy to reach, while a 3-in-1 tray on the left can accommodate two SIM cards and a micro-SD card. Audio fans wil be pleased to hear that Honor has opted to keep the 3.5mm headphone jack on the base of the handset. It lines up alongside a single speaker and a micro USB port. Users will find a sizable 5.99-inch, 18:9 HD display on the front of the phone, with a Snapdragon 450 chipset, 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage under the hood. The Honor 7C also boasts Android 8 Oreo, an 8-MP front camera and a 3,000-mAh battery. In combination with an attractive price tag, this makes the 7C worth checking out. The 7C steps up to a Snapdragon 450 with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage by default, while also providing the 3-in-1 card slot option or an upgraded 64GB model. The device feels substantially more modern thanks to its superior materials and processor. It is fast, smooth and very nice to hold in the hand. A fingerprint scanner is at the back of the device, which is a handy addition when it comes to biometric security.

The rear-facing dual camera (13 megapixels + 2 megapixels) delivers decent shots. Shots taken in daylight looked crisp, delivering a fantastic ‘bokeh’ effect in the various test shots. However, those taken at night lacked both clarity and detail, which is the case with most cameras on all but high-end phones. The front-facing camera, on the other hand, is something to write home about. It has a standard 8-megapixel sensor, which, when paired with an LED flash, seems impressive. The resulting selfie is brimming with detail, even if it was taken in relative darkness. The display, however, is another matter. The 5.99-inch 18:9 FullView (1440 x 720) LCD screen did not really impress, delivering sub-par viewing angles and low maximum brightness. Text is not sharp enough to be easily read, in part due to the standard HD resolution, and colors appear slightly off. Mid-range phones are getting cheaper and better these days. Some even have flagship-like specifications. The Honor 7C is no different. It takes some very good hardware, including a 18:9 screen, and puts it in a rather attractive shell with an affordable price tag.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

Qualcomm Adreno 506: Integrated graphics card in the Snapdragon 625 SoC and based on the new 500-series architecture with support for Vulkan, OpenGL ES 3.1 + AE (3.2) and UBWC.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

SD 450: Lower mainstream octa-core ARM Cortex-A53 SoC clocked at up to 1.8 GHz and the Adreno 506 GPU, a LPDDR3 single channel memory controller as well as an X9 LTE (Cat. 7 300 / 150 Mbps) modem.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is quite big for a smartphone but frequently used for smartphones.

Large display-sizes allow higher resolutions. So, details like letters are bigger. On the other hand, the power consumption is lower with small screen diagonals and the devices are smaller, more lightweight and cheaper.  

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

0.164 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).

73.42%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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