Honor 5X, Honor Holly 2 Plus launched in India

Honor 5X, Honor Holly 2 Plus launched in India

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor today announced the launch of the Honor 5X and Honor Holly 2 Plus in India. Both the new smartphones run on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system with EMUI 3.1 on top.

The Huawei Honor 5X is an upgraded version over the last year’s Honor 4X, while the Honor Holly 2 Plus is the successor to the entry-level Honor Holly. “We are extremely thrilled to launch our new powerful smartphones Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus in India,” says Allen Wang, president — Consumer Business Group, Huawei India, in a press statement.

“These phones offer best-in-class features at an attractive price point which makes them the star performer in their segments. We are thankful to our customers for their continued support and will strive to innovate and offer the world-class products.”

The Honor 5X features a 5.5-inch GFF display with 1920 x 1080 pixels (full-HD) resolution. Under the hood, there is a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 chipset that has an octa-core CPU, Adreno 405 GPU and 2GB of RAM.

Honor 5X in India

Honor 5X now in India

The smartphone has 16GB internal storage along with microSD card support for expansion up to 128GB. It has a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor, 5-megapixel front camera sensor and a 3,000mAh battery. Further, there is dual-SIM with 4G LTE support and a fingerprint sensor.

Huawei Honor 5X specifications:

  • 5.5-inch 1080p display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with EMUI 3.1
  • Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor
  • 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM with 4G LTE support
  • 3,000mAh battery

The Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus has a 5-inch IPS display with 1280 x 720 pixels (HD) resolution and a 64-bit MediaTek MT6735 chipset. The chipset has a 1.3GHz quad-core CPU, Mali-T720 GPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB on-board storage.

Honor Holly 2 Plus in India

Honor Holly 2 Plus

There is a 13-megapixel rear camera sensor along with an LED flash and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor. The smartphone packs a 4,000mAh battery and comes with WCDMA and CDMA network support.

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus specifications:

  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with EMUI 3.1
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processor
  • 2GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual-SIM (WCDMA+CDMA) support
  • 4,000mAh battery

The Honor 5X with gold, silver and grey color options and Honor Holly 2 Plus with grey, gold and white color options will be available for pre-order through Flipkart and Amazon starting today. The Honor 5X will go on sale starting February 1 with a price tag of Rs. 12,999, while the Honor Holly 2 Plus will be available for Rs. 8,499 starting February 15.

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