Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus Launched in India

Honor, owned by Huawei, today officially announced the launch of Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus in an event in New Delhi. There had been quite a few rumours doing the rounds for the past week suggesting that the Chinese company is up to launching a particular economical Smartphone in India. The newly launched phones are in line with the design philosophy of Honor and are aimed to meet the needs of digital natives through internet-optimized products which offer superior user experiences, inspire action, foster creativity and empower the young. Honor 5X will be available in three colors – gold, silver and grey and Holly 2 Plus will be available in black, white and gold colors. The Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus will be available for Pre-orders on online platforms of Flipkart and Amazon from 3pm starting 28th January 2016. The sale of Honor 5X will commence from 1stFebruary midnight and Holly 2 Plus from 15th February midnight. With these two new product introductions, Honor is optimistic of providing phones which suit the needs of Indian customers


At the time of the launch, Mr. George Zhao, President of Honor, said,

“Honor smartphones are meant for young, stylish and adventurous consumers.  As an internet driven brand, Honor is all-too-aware of the importance of gathering feedback and rapidly responding as needed. It therefore encourages its customers to share their views and is very much keen to take those views into account when developing new products. India is a very important market for Honor and with these continued series of launches, we would like to reiterate our commitment to the Indian market and would continue to strive to offer world class consumer experience which address local needs of our consumers.”

Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus

Holly 2 Plus

Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus

Honor 5X

 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.”

 Honor 5X Specs at a Glance:

Honor 5X is a dual-sim phone powered by a fingerprint sensor with a 0.5 sec unlock first honor metallic phone with nano-SIM, micro-SIM, and microSD card slots, together with expandable storage space up to 128 GB. It sports a  5.5  inch fully laminated GFF 1080p full HD  screen and T6735 4×1.3GHz Processor. The phone is equipped with a 13MP rear camera and 5MP Front camera and is backed by a powerful 3000mAh smart power 3.0 battery which lasts for approximately 10 hours. The phone comes with a premium aircraft grade metal that offers 5 layer heat sinks with copper shielding cover. It runs on Android 5.1+ HUAWEI EMUI 3.1 Lite. The phone features 2G RAM + 16GB ROM memory. Honor 5X has a 12bit ADC high-precision gravity sensor, Bluetooth 4.0, light sensor, proximity sensor, FM radio and Wi-Fi Direct Connect making one of the most powerful smartphones in this price segment. The phone had its debut at International CES 2016 earlier this month.


 Honor Holly 2 Plus Specs at a Glance:

Holly 2 Plus supports both 4G for both CDMA and WCDMA at the same time. The phone offers a 4000 mAH battery with a reverse charging to share your power with your friend via Micro-B USB to Micro-B USB Cable, Dual-mic Noise Cancellation Technology with Outstanding audio and integrated speaker experience. The phone offers 13MP rear camera and a 5MP front camera that helps to explain your best side.  The device offers 16GB internal storage and a MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. A 64-bit high-speed processor and 2G RAM offer consumers more power and pleasure.


Honor 5X is priced at Rs. 12,999 while the Holly 2 Plus comes with a price tag of Rs. 8499. With the launch of Honor 5X and Holly 2 Plus, Honor is clearly trying to woo the 2 different sections of the Indian Smartphone market at the same time.

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