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Huawei Honor Holly 5-inch Smartphone Announced for India

September 30, 2014 - Written By Cory McNutt

Huawei just exploded with announcements at its latest event – obliviously, the Honor 6 was the most anticipated star of the show, but they also introduced a more entry-level device, the Honor Holly, into an already crowded phone arena in India.  The Honor Holly is a nice looking phone for the money and is very reminiscent of an early Samsung Galaxy device.  Because of Huawei’s exclusive partnership with online retailer, Flipkart, you can expect to see it there in the near future for approximately Rs9999 or US$223.

India is one of the fastest growing smartphone markets in the world with great potential, so naturally, all the manufacturers are flocking to their borders to try to cash in on the buying frenzy.  It is a very competitive and cutthroat business and India has its our homegrown companies – Micromax, Karbonn and Xolo – all competing for a piece of the lucrative business.  The Chinese companies are drawn to India like a month is to a light…hence Huawei’s exclusive agreement with Flipkart…providing them with an Indian inroad for their devices.

The new Huawei Honor Holly smartphone has a 5-inch LTPS display, but only the HD variety with a 1280 x 720 resolution.  It is powered by a Kirin 1.3GHz quad-core processor with 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage with the ability to add additional storage via a microSD card slot.  It sports a 8MP main camera with LED flash and a Samsung sensor…it also has a 2MP front-facing camera with an OmniVision sensor for video chats and selfies for the social media crowd.  The Honor Holly is powered by a 2000mAh battery and uses Huawei’s SmartPower 2.0 that claims to offer 24 hours with moderate usage or 48 hours with light use. It also features Android 4.4 KitKat with Huawei’s Emotion UI on top, Dual-SIM with dual-standby, 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, FM radio and GPS.

Please take a look at the video belong – voice is translated so it sounds a little robotic, but easy to understand – and then hit us up on our Google+ Page and let us know if the Huawei Honor Holly is a device that you would be interest in purchasing…as always, we would love to hear from you.