The Honor Holly 2 Plus smartphone was launched in India, early this year in 2016. Priced at Rs. 8,499, the phone has emerged as a strong contender in sub-Rs. 10,000 market due to its great build, massive battery capacity of 4000mAh, decent performance and more.
The Holly 2 Plus gives direct challenge to Lenovo’s P1m smartphone which is also priced under Rs. 10,000 and comes with 3900mAh battery. In this post, we have pitted the two smartphones against each other to ascertain which is better and why. Read on to find out Honor Holly 2 Plus vs Lenovo P1m comparison in terms of price, specifications and features.
Honor Holly 2 Plus vs Lenovo P1m Comparison
|Device/Features||Honor Holly 2 Plus||Lenovo P1m|
|Price||Rs. 8,499||Rs. 7,999|
|Display||5-inch HD IPS||5-inch HD IPS|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels||1280 x 720 pixels|
|SoC||MediaTek MT6735||MediaTek MT6735|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3GHz||Quad-core 1.0GHz|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 128GB||Yes – up to 32GB|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash||8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash|
|Front Camera||5 MP||5 MP|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS||Dual SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS|
|OS||Android 5.1 Lollipop with EMUI 3.1 Lite||Android 5.1 Lollipop|
|Dimensions & Weight||143.1×71.8×9.7 mm, 160 grams||141×71.8×9.3mm, 149 grams|
Processor & RAM
Both smartphones are powered by quad-core MediaTek MT6735 processors, with Holly 2 Plus clocked at 1.3GHz and Lenovo P1m clocked at 1.0GHz. Processors of both smartphones are coupled with 2GB of RAM for seamless performance.
This round is a tie as both handsets feature display with same size and resolution. They pack 5-inch HD IPS display with 1280×720 pixels resolution.
The Holly 2 Plus sports a 13 mega pixel auto focus primary camera while Lenovo P1m comes with an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera. Rear cameras of both smartphones are accompanied with LED flash. On the front, both phones sport a 5 mega pixel secondary camera for capturing selfies.
The Holly 2 Plus has an upper hand in this department since it comes with a better camera combination. You can check out Holly 2 Plus camera review here.
Both smartphones house 16GB of inbuilt storage and support expandable storage via microSD card. The Holly 2 Plus supports expandable storage up to 128GB while the Lenovo P1m lags behind with 32GB expandable storage support.
Battery & Connectivity
Battery capacity is the USP of both smartphones. The Holly 2 Plus is backed up by a mammoth 4000mAh batterywhich should be good enough to survive for up to 2 days on moderate usage. It supports Quick Charge technology, which is said to give 3 hours of talk time with just 10 minutes of charging. The phone also supports reverse charging and is capable of charging other smartphones as well.
The Vibe P1m on the other hand, comes with a 3900mAh battery which the company claims to deliver up to 16 hours of talk time and 20 days of standby time. Its supports USB OTG and can be used to charge other devices.
On connectivity front, both smartphones offer dual SIM support, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPSoptions.
Dimensions & Weight
The Holly 2 Plus measures 143.1×71.8×9.7 mm and weighs 160 grams. Lenovo P1m is sleeker and lighter with 141×71.8×9.3mm dimensions and 149 grams of weight.
The Holly 2 Plus sets you back Rs. 8,499 while Lenovo P1m is slightly cheaper with a price tag of Rs. 7,999.
The specifications and features of both devices are closely matched. Both smartphones pack decent specifications and are ideal for those whose primary concern is battery life. The Holly 2 Plus, however, has an upper hand in this comparison. It is priced Rs. 500 higher than the Lenovo P1m, but this price difference is justified considering that it offers better camera combination and more expandable storage. The “Always Game” smartphone with long-lasting battery brings an opportunity for people who are game for uninterrupted fun.
The Holly 2 Plus is a great combination of hardware and software. It doesn’t give us any reason to recommend any other smartphone in this price range.