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Honor 5X With Fingerprint Scanner Launched At Rs. 12,999 & Honor Holly 2 Plus At Rs. 8,499


Honor, which is Huawei’s Smartphone e-brand, has launched two exciting smartphones at very attractive price point. These two phones are – Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus.

Honor 5X priced at Rs. 12,999 will be available in three colors – gold, silver and grey and Holly 2 Plus priced at Rs. 8499 will be available in black, white and gold colors. The Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus are now available for pre-orders at Flipkart and Amazon. The sale of Honor 5X will commence from 1st February midnight and Holly 2 Plus from 15th February midnight.

The USP of Honor 5X is its fingerprint scanner which is placed behind the rear camera and comes with the company’s Fingerprint 2.0 technology, which is claimed to unlock the phone in less than 0.5 seconds. The other highlight is that this phone is packed with 3000mAh battery with Quick Charge 3.0 support to solve the problem of frequent charging. This phone has sturdy metallic design.


Honor 5X sports a 5.5 inch full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels. Under the hood is 64 Bit, octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processsor (four Cortex-A53 cores at 1.7GHz + four Cortex-A53 cores at 1.2GHz) paired with 2GB RAM and Adreno 405 GPU. This phone has internal storage of 16GB which can be further enhanced upto 128GB via microSD card.

On the photographic front, the Honor 5X has been provided with 13 MP rear camera with dual-LED flash. This camera incorporates f/2.0 aperture, 28mm wide-angle lens, 5P lens, and Blue Glass IR filter. For selfie lovers, this phone houses 5MP camera on the front with f/2.2 aperture, 22mm wide-angle, 4P Lens and Blue Glass filter.

This phone supports 4G LTE networks and also offers other connectivity options of Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, USB 2.0, GPS etc. This phone supports Dual-SIM and runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 OS with Emotion UI 3.1 superimposed on it.

Holly 2 Plus is a budget and Dual-SIM, Dual-4G phone. This phone features a 5 inch HD (720×1280 pixel) IPS display. Under the hood is MediaTek MT6735P 64-bit 4×1.3Ghz quad-core processor combined with Mali 720 GPU and 2GB RAM. It has internals storage of 16GB which can be expanded upto 128GB via microSD card.


The Honor Holly 2 Plus comes with a 13 MP rear camera with LED flash, and also houses a 5 MP front-facing camera. It is packed with powerful 4000mAh battery with reverse charging feature.

Commenting on the launch, Mr. Allen Wang, President of Consumer Business Group, Huawei India said, “We are extremely thrilled to launch our new powerful smartphones Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus in India. 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.” Honor 5X is a no nonsense smartphone that delivers all the essentials want from a smartphone. It bundles in high quality metal construction, next-generation fingerprint technology and inspired-design for the most unique technology experience, all at an affordable price. On the other hand, Holly 2 Plus is a powerful phone that boasts a unique and elegant design, powerful battery saving and unimaginable camera experience.


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