Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus Review – Budget Handset with Extended Battery and Reverse Charging

Last Updated On : Monday, May 9, 2016
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Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus [TIT-AL00] is one of the budget smartphone launched in India few days back which comes with good specifications, gives you extended battery life with 4000 mah battery and also the notable feature is it has the ability to do reverse charging. For this price, the specifications are good and the overall performance is outstanding. The Camera quality is also good with 13 MP camera. Huawei Honor Holy 2 Plus comes with rich hardware and software specifications. In addition, the phone has power manager, Ultra Power Saving Mode, magazine lock and more. Let’s see the in-depth review of the same.

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus Review
Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus Review

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus Review:

Display, Size, Color, Design and Look:

  • On the right side, we have Volume control as well as Power button.
  • On the top, we have 3.5mm headphone jack.
  • On the bottom, we have Mic and charger/USB port.
  • Screen Size of Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus is 5 inch HD display [720×1280].
  • On the top of the screen sensors, LED notification light.
  • The design looks traditional.
  • The device comes in 3 different colors white, grey and gold.

RAM, Processor, Memory:

  • The phones come with MTK MT6735P 64-bit chipset with powerful Quad Core Cortex A53 processor.
  • 2GB LPDDR3 RAM which makes the processing faster. During the first boot, the phone has 1.3 GB of RAM free.
  • Internal Storage of the phone is 16GB, so you can install many apps as you like, don’t worry about the internal space. Out of 16GB, the user has approx 9.3 GB free during the first boot.
  • You can extend the memory up to 128 GB using the microSD card.

Camera :

  • Huawei Honor Holy 2 Plus comes with a 13MP Sony advanced back-illuminated/ BSI CMOS rear camera with the aperture of 2.0 and has the resolution of 4160 X 3120 pixels.
  • The camera quality is really good for this price.
  • It provides much more than this with profusely built in features like watermarks, panorama beautification, QR code scanning, object recognition, white balance, HDR Audio note, beauty and much more.
  • You can also add an audio note to the photos.
  • The front camera is 5MP Front camera with Video resolution 1920 X 1080 which is great for selfie lovers.

Overall the camera performance is so good when comparing to the other smartphone in this price range.

Battery :

  • The battery is one of the notable features in this phone, as it holds 4000 mAh removable battery.
  • The phone has the ability of quick charging which makes charging the device faster.
  • The manufacturer says that battery remains in 75% even after watching 4 to 5 hours of video. Also, they are saying that, if the phone is charged for 5 min, you can use it for 2 hours.

Reverse Charging :

Reverse Charging is embedded in this phone along with quick charging, which allows charging other USB compatible devices like phones, power bank, Bluetooth headsets, Bluetooth speakers, etc., using this phone. Read the complete guide on Reverse Charging on Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus here.

Other features:

  • Dual SIM 4G + 4G
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop operating System with EMUI 3.1
  • Sensors: Proximity sensor, Ambient light sensor, Accelerometer
  • Wireless & Location : Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, FM, 3G, 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India).
  • With Integrated speaker and sound hole volume increased by nearly 150%, better sound quality.
  • Dual-mic Noise Cancellation Technology: High power receiver enables to communicate clearly in a noisy environment.

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OTG Support:

You can connect pen drives to your phone anytime using the OTG cable.

Box Contents:

Inside the box we have

  • Phone with Battery
  • Charger with removable USB cable
  • User Manual/Quick Starter Guide and Warranty Card.

Note: There are no headphones inside the box.

Price:

The price of Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus is Rs.8499.

Where to Buy:

You can Buy Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus through Honor Store, Flipkart, Amazon and many other online/offline stores.

Final thoughts:

When comparing Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus phone with the same price models in the market, it has the best specifications. The main aspects of the phone are Battery, Camera, Reverse Charging, Quick Charging. Overall its one of the best smartphone for the price of below ten thousand.

Share your thoughts about this phone. Feel free to ask queries regarding this phone through comments.

Disclaimer: The post contains my own opinion about the phone.