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Honor Holly

Specifications

Honor Holly
Honor Holly (Honor Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
5 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, 5-point, capacitive, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
, 12.5 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: combo headphone and microphone jack, Card Reader: micro SD/SDHC max. 32 GB, Sensors: accelerometer, proximity sensor, position sensor, ambient light sensor, compass
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, GSM : 850/900/1800/1900 MHz, HSDPA : 900/2100 MHz
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.4 x 142.2 x 72.3 ( = 0.37 x 5.6 x 2.85 in)
Battery
8 Wh Lithium-Ion, 2000 mAh, 3.8 V
Operating System
Android 4.4 KitKat
Camera
Webcam: 2 MP, primary camera: 8 MP, BSI, LED flash
Additional features
Speakers: mono, Keyboard: virtual, power supply, 1-meter USB cable, warranty documents, quick start guide, FM radio, calculator, audio recorder, calendar, data backup, file manager, flashlight, weather, SIM tool kit, music, gallery, email, videos, Facebook, Twitter, WPS Office, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
157 g ( = 5.54 oz / 0.35 pounds), Power Supply: 60 g ( = 2.12 oz / 0.13 pounds)
Price
130 Euro

 

Pricecompare

Average Score: 77.56% - good
Average of 16 scores (from 17 reviews)
price: 85%, performance: 66%, features: 66%, display: 85% mobility: 78%, workmanship: 79%, ergonomy: 85%, emissions: 95%

Reviews for the Honor Holly

79% Honor Holly Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Price-cutting HD. New smartphones for below 150 Euros (~$163) are no longer inevitably found in scrap corners. Honor presents a 5-inch handset with an HD IPS screen that would also fit well in the mid-range. The fact that it is only powered by an entry-level SoC with little RAM barely had an impact in routine use.
Honor Holly review – one of the new leaders of the low price range
Source: Laptop Media English
We started this review thinking that we’re testing one of the best models from the low range and we’re finishing it with the same thought. None of the components of Honor Holly will show you something extraordinary, but at the same time each and every one of them will deliver exactly what you want to see from such an affordable device. Of course, the smartphone is so lucrative mainly because of its price, but it’s hard to find a phone with similar capabilities from this price range today. We have to mention the higher temperature near the camera area after heavy loads as a downside. We will let you decide whether this issue can be ignored or not.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/05/2015
84% Honor Holly – Review
Source: Cool Smartphone English
Overall the Honor Holly was a pretty good phone, there isn’t anything massively wrong with the phone, especially for the price of £89. At that price it is firmly in the Moto G and low end Lumia market and I feel it competes admirably. Yes the inclusion of a better display and 4G would have basically made a reasonable phone into something really rather good, it would have also bumped the price up to “the wrong side of £100”.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 04/21/2015
Rating: Total score: 84% price: 85% features: 95% mobility: 80% workmanship: 95%
80% Honor Holly review
Source: Trusted Reviews English
For £110 and potentially even less, the Holly represents great value for money and there are very few phones that can match its spec sheet. Just as Motorola has proven, budget phones no longer have to make such drastic compromises as they used to. The screen quality puts more expensive mid-range phones to shame and there's nothing budget about the camera or battery performance.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% display: 80% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Huawei Honor Holly review
Source: Expert Reviews English
In this sense, the Moto G comes out on top in almost every respect, but it does cost another £70 SIM-free and doesn't have as much internal storage. This alone will be more enough to sway some users in the Holly's favour, but it's worth bearing in mind that you won't be getting an upgrade to Android 5.0 with the Holly, whereas you will with the Moto G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/10/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
70% Honor Holly review: Budget price without a budget performance
Source: IT Pro Portal English
I would definitely recommend it for anyone on a budget and not needing NFC or 4G connectivity. I am also certain that with such smartphones in the market, manufacturers will from now on have a pretty hard time charging hundreds of pounds for features that the majority of users hardly or rarely need.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 03/07/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
80% Huawei Honor Holly review
Source: Expert Reviews English
In this sense, the Moto G comes out on top in almost every respect, but it does cost another £70 SIM-free and doesn't have as much internal storage. This alone will be more enough to sway some users in the Holly's favour, but it's worth bearing in mind that you won't be getting an upgrade to Android 5.0 with the Holly, whereas you will with the Moto G.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/20/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
60% Honor Holly (by Huawei) review: Cheap and cheerful Android smartphone
Source: PC Advisor English
The Honor Holly price may drop below £99 but even if it doesn't, it's an affordable Android smartphone. It might not look stylish and have brick-like proportions but it does offer a large HD screen, dual-SIM slots, expandable storage and good battery life. Software is not great with Emotion UI 2.3 and there's no 4G support though.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/18/2015
Rating: Total score: 60% performance: 60% features: 50% workmanship: 50%
80% Honor Holly review
Source: V3.co.uk English
The Honor Holly may have a clever pricing model, at least for the first four days after launch, but this is the only interesting thing about it. Outside of this the Honor Holly is a bog-standard smartphone that features a slightly dull design and offers average performance. That said, considering its price the Honor Holly does have some perks. Chief of these are a reasonable battery life and a good-for-the-money screen.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Huawei Honor Holly review
Source: Gadget Show English
The Honor Holly is an impressive, speedy budget phone if you can get past its cheap build quality and iOS-styled Android OS. It won't blow you away though and its price isn't set in stone yet either, but if you want something that's cheaper than the Moto G, it's well worth looking at. We still vouch for Motorola's budget wonder, however.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/12/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%
80% Honor Holly review
Source: PC Pro English
We don’t know what the final price of the Honor Holly will be just yet, but even at £110, this smartphone represents excellent value, despite the mixed picture on battery life. It has a decent screen, performance is more than adequate, and the camera is much better than most in the budget smartphone sector. If 4G isn’t important to you, you’d be well advised to haul yourself over to the Huawei website and get registered.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 02/05/2015
Rating: Total score: 80%

Foreign Reviews

87% Huawei Honor Holly
Source: Airgamer - Heft 4/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 07/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 87%
89% 5-Zoll Smartphone mit HD-Display zum kleinen Preis
Source: Notebookinfo German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 04/02/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% performance: 85% display: 90% mobility: 90% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 95% emissions: 95%
73% Top-Display für wenig Geld
Source: Chip.de German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 03/19/2015
Rating: Total score: 73% price: 81% performance: 77% features: 66% display: 91% mobility: 59%
60% Huawei Honor Holly
Source: Connect - Heft 04/2015 German
Single Review, , Length Unknown, Date: 03/16/2015
Rating: Total score: 60%
89% Honor Holly: Dual-SIM-Smartphone mit Preis-runter-Aktion im Test
Source: Mobicroco German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 02/17/2015
Rating: Total score: 89% features: 80% workmanship: 90% ergonomy: 90%
70% Huawei Honor Holly
Source: Inside Handy German DE→EN
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/01/2015
Rating: Total score: 70%
Honor Holly , análisis y comparativa de precios del terminal android.
Source: Pianeta Cellulare Italian IT→EN
Positive: Good price; decent screen. Negative: Poor cameras.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 11/03/2016

Comment

ARM Mali-400 MP2: OpenGL ES 2.0 GPU for ARM based SoCs with 2 fragment processors and 1 vertex processor. These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible. » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.
MT6582: Quad-core SoC (Cortex-A7) for tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.
5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.
0.157 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Honor:

In 2014 Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. Occasionally the products are also called Huawei Honor.

The market share of Honor products is manageable, but there are several reviews on Honor smartphones with average ratings (as of 2016).


77.56%: This rating is not convincing. The laptop is evaluated below average, this is not really a recommendation for purchase.
» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.
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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2015-02-24)