Huawei honor Holly: Budget Android phone in town

As there are so many options for the consumer to buy a smartphone from a large number of products, the OEMs are going further down tp pack more and more hardware features but offering at cheaper prices in comparison.
Android One is a similar project by Google to bring good hardware spec devices at lower prices.
Some of the OEMs has come down to provide Android One like devices.

Huawei honor Holly is such a device and is in town.
It has started selling online via at a price of INR 6,999.


[The all new Huawei Honor Holly]

Some key features of Huawei Honor Holly:

  • 5″ IPS HD display
  • 1.3 GHz Quad-core Mediatek processor
  • 8.0 MP camera
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 4.4 KitKat
  • 2,000 mAh battery

Full hardware specifications :


    – 5″ HD resolution (1280×720) IPS display
    – 294 ppi pixel density with 16M colour definitions.

CPU: MTK6582 1.3 GHz Quad-core chipset

GRAPHICS: Mali 400 MP2 running @ 416 MHz clock speed


STORAGE: 16 GB Internal and expandable upto 32 GB via micro SD card


    – 8MP primary camera
    – 2 MP front facing camera


    – v2.0 high speed USB
    – Bluetooth 4.0
    – 802.11b/g/n wi-fi with WLAN support
    – 3.5mm audio jack
    – Power lock button and the volume rocker buttons


    – GSM: 850/900/1800/1900
    – WCDMA: 900/2100
    – HSPA+: 21mbps download speed
    – HSPA+: 5.76mbps upload speed


    – Proximity Sensor
    – Accelerometer
    – Magnetometer
    – Ambient light sensor

BATTERY: 2,000 mAh capacity

Design and Display:

The dimensions of Honor Holly is 72.3 x 142.2 x 9.4 mm (W x H x T) which weighs 156 grams.
It looks very slim and not that heavy in comparison to other similar devices.
It does not have any on-screen soft key buttons(like Google Nexus) rather it has the buttons on the bottom of the device itself.
It comes with a HD resolution display.

Camera details:

The primary camera is of 8 MP and the Front facing camera is a 2 MP.
Which quite decent with respect to the price range.

Processing, performance and benchmarking:

With this MT6582 1.3GHz quad processor definitely you will be getting good performance.
AnTuTu Benchmark 4 will be around 17496 which is almost equivalent to the stock Moto G.
And with the 1GB RAM your device will be capable of running multiple applications gracefully and fast enough.

So overall you will be getting good performance against the price you are paying for.

Multimedia features:


    It is capable of playing 1080p resolution videos.
    It supports the following Video codecs: MPEG4, H263, H.264, DivX

– Following audio codecs supported by this device: MP3, MIDI, 3GPP, AMR-NB, WAV, AAC

Reference links:

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