Our Opinion

The Huawei Honor Holly 3 is a slightly better phone than the Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus, and is also significantly better value for money. What should you buy? Go for the Huawei Honor Holly 3!

Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus  Huawei Honor Holly 3 
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Excellence Score
14.1
17.5
Value for Money Score
40.6
58.1
Price ₹ 8,500 onwards ₹ 7,700 onwards
Launch Date (India) Feb, 2016 Oct, 2016
Expected Launch Date N/A N/A
Smartphone OS Android 5.1 LollipopNo updates expected Android 6.0 MarshmallowLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Touchscreen Yes (Capacitive) Yes (Capacitive)
Screen Size 5 inches 5.5 inches
Screen Resolution 720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch) 720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Scratch Resistant Display
Display Features IPS IPS
Full Physical QWERTY Keypad
Processor 1.3 GHz 1.2 GHz
Processor Type Quad Core Quad Core
Processor Name Mediatek MT6735Ranked #74 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks Kirin 620Ranked #79 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPU Mali-T720MP2 Mali-450MP4
RAM 2 GB 2 GB
3G Yes Yes
4G Yes Yes
VoLTE
WiFi Yes Yes
GPS Yes Yes
Bluetooth Yes Yes
USB Yes Yes
Camera 13.0 MP 13.0 MP
Camera Auto-Focus Yes Yes
Camera Flash Yes Yes
HD Video Recording Yes (Full HD) Yes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, HDR F/2.0 Aperture, Wide-angle Lens, Face Detection, Macro Mode, Screen-lock snapshot, Night shot, Beauty mode, Food mode, Panorama, HDR, Watermark, Light painting, Time-lapse, Slow-motion, Audio note, Document scan, Capture smiles, Touch to capture, Sound Snap, Delayed Shot
Secondary Camera 5.0 MP 8.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features N/A F/2.0 Aperture, 4P Lens, 1.12um Pixel Size, Full HD Video Recording, Beauty Feature, Makeup Mode
Internal Memory 16 GB 16 GB
Expandable Memory Slot up to 128 GB up to 128 GB
Contacts Storage Unlimited Unlimited
SMS Storage Unlimited Unlimited
Music Player Yes Yes
FM Radio Yes
Dual SIM GSM+GSM GSM+GSM
Thickness 9.7 mm 8.45 mm
Weight 160 gm 168 gm
Audio Output 3.5mm jack 3.5mm jack
Water Resistant
Battery Capacity 4000 mAh 3100 mAh
Battery Standby N/A 560 hrs
Battery Standby (3G) N/A 600 hrs
Battery Talktime N/A 28.00 hrs
Battery Talktime (3G) N/A 19.00 hrs
Fast Charging
Other Battery Parameters N/A Battery Standby Time (4G): up to 540 hrs, Battery Charging Time: 3.4 hrs
Fingerprint sensor
Other Features Quick Charge (3 hrs talktime with 10 minutes charge); Reverse Charging (Charge another phone); 15 months extended warranty; WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration Data Traffic Management; 15 months extended warranty; WiFi Direct; Noise Filtration
2-minute Review [Positives]
  • Nice, aesthetic design, that is a good upgrade over the original Holly design
  • Huawei's EMUI over Android is light and works well
  • Smooth, lag-free performance
  • Good overall camera performance - both on primary and secondary cameras
  • Good call quality
  • Very good battery life
  • Fast charging speed
N/A
2-minute Review [Negatives]
  • Fingerprint-prone screen
  • Average display, with low brightness levels
  • No Gorilla Glass protection on screen
  • Average loudspeaker - cracks at high volumes, and is poorly placed
N/A
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