The Chinese phone vendor Huawei has announced the launch of two new Honor-series Android powered smartphones at a press event held in China on Monday. One of them is MediaTek’s true octa-core SoC powered Honor 3X, and the second one is Honor 3C, the cheaper sibling of Honor X. Even though the company hasn’t revealed the exact availability, but the consumers in China can put the pre-order for Honor 3C beginning today at JD.com or VMall.

If we talk about the specs of Honor 3X, earlier rumoured to be launched as Honor 4, this MediaTek Octa-core powered smartphone pack some enticing specifications including 5.5-inch 720p HD IPS display, 2GB of RAM, 13MP rear camera, 5MP front shooter, 3000 mAh battery, dual-SIM support and usual. The phone also packs dual-SIM support and the usual set of connectivity options. The Huawei Honor 3X will be available carrying a price tag of 1,698 Yuan ($280) in China

Huawei Honor 3X

Huawei Honor 3X

On the other hand, being a cheaper sibling of honor 3X, Honor 3C features 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera, and 2300 mAh, but like Honor 3X, it also boasts 5-inch 720p display and Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. According to the company, the Huawei honor 3C will also be available in both both 1GB RAM and 2GB RAM variants. The 1GB RAM version will be sold for 798 yuan ($130), while 2GB RAM variant will go for 998 yuan ($160).

Huawei Honor 3C

Huawei Honor 3C

There is no word on the announcement of the smartphones outside China yet, but we’re highly inclined to see them rolling out in other markets too.