Huawei Honor 5x and Holly 2 Plus launched in India

Honor is an online brand of Huawei, targeted at the young and tech savvy crowd. This week this 15 month old brand, Honor added two products to its portfolio in India. The Honor 5x and the Holly 2 Plus. With both these mobiles, Honor is entering into a very competitive market segment. The Honor 5X is a dual SIM dual standby 4G device. It has a 5.5 inch screen which supports 1080p resolution. The display is protected by rugged aluminosilicate glass. The loudspeakers have audio cavity design for better quality audio through the speakers. The device is powered by a 3000 mAh battery. It has a fingerprint sensor on the back. The body is made of metal and it has a metal brushed finish at the back. It is available in 3 colors. The Honor 5x is priced at Rs 12999.

Holly 2 Plus on the other hand is priced at Rs 8499. It is an entry level device, but has beefy specs. It is powered by a 4000 mAh battery, yet it is not bulky or heavy. Just like the Honor 5x, the Holly 2 Plus has a 13 MP camera at the rear and a 5 MP camera on the front. It has 16 GB of internal storage and the memory can be expanded with a micro SD card.

Check out the specifications of both these mobiles.


Honor 5xHonor Holly 2 Plus
Dimensions151.3 x 76.3 x 8.2 mm 143.1 x 71.8 x 9.7mm
Weight158 g 160g
SIMDual SIM (Micro-SIM/Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD supporting 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi)5.0 inches IPS LCD supporting 720 x 1280 pixels (~294 ppi)
OSAndroid OS, v5.1.1 (Lollipop) with EMUI 3.1Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) with EMUI 3.1
ProcessorQualcomm MSM8939 Snapdragon 615 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53Mediatek MT6735P Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405Mali-T720MP2
Card slotmicroSD, up to 128 GBmicroSD, up to 32 GB
Internal Memory16 GB16 GB
Ram2 GB 2 GB
Primary Camera13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm, autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,1080p@30fps13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, LED flash, 1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP, f/2.4, 22mm5 MP
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh batteryLi-Ion 4000 mAh battery
PriceRs 12999Rs 8499

The Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus will be available for Pre-orders at Flipkart and Amazon from 15:00 hours starting 28th January 2016. Though the registrations have already started, the sale of Honor 5X will be from 1st February and Holly 2 Plus from 15th February midnight on these online channels.


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