Huawei’s Honor brand launched its affordable smartphone- Holly 2 Plus in India, early this year, in 2016. It carries a price tag of Rs. 8,499 and packs decent combination of hardware and software. Intensifying the smartphone war in the Indian market, the phone gives direct competition to the Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen.
In this post, we have pitted the two phones against each other to ascertain which is better and why. Read on to find out how Holly 2 Plus vs Moto G 3rd Gen compare with each other in terms of specifications, features and price.
Honor Holly 2 Plus vs Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen Comparison
|Device/Features||Honor Holly 2 Plus||Motorola Moto G 3rd Gen|
|Display||5-inch HD IPS||5-inch HD, Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Resolution||1280 x 720 pixels||1280×720 pixels|
|SoC||MediaTek 6735||Qualcomm Snapdragon 410|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.3GHz||Quad-core 1.4GHz|
|MicroSD||Yes – up to 128GB||Yes – up to 32GB|
|Rear Camera||13 MP, LED Flash||13 MP, Dual 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||142.1×72.4×11.6 mm, 155 grams|
Processor & RAM
Holly 2 Plus is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek 6735 processor while Moto G 3rd Gen comes with a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. Both phones are coupled with 2GB of RAM.
On the front, both devices feature a 5-inch HD display with 1280×720 pixels resolution. The Moto G 3rd Gen comes with Corning Glass 3 for protection against scratches.
Both smartphones house 16GB of internal memory with expandable support via microSD card. The Holly 2 Plus supports expandable storage up to 128GB while Moto G 3rd Gen lags behind with 32GB of expandable storage support.
Both smartphones sport a 13 mega pixel rear camera and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. The Moto G 3rd Gen has an upper hand in this department, as it comes with dual LED flash on the rear. The Holly 2 Plus comes with single LED flash. You can check out Holly 2 Plus camera review here.
Holly 2 Plus is backed up by a mammoth 4000mAh battery which should be good enough to survive for up to 2 days on moderate usage. It supports Quick Charge technology, which is claimed to offer 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 Moto G 3rd Gen lags behind with a 2470mAh battery.
Both dual SIM smartphones offer 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS as connectivity options.
Dimensions & Weight
Holly 2 Plus measures 143.1×71.8×9.7 mm and weighs 160 grams. The Moto G 3rd Gen is thicker, yet lighter with 142.1×72.4×11.6 mm dimensions and 155 grams of weight.
The Moto G Gen 3 comes with IPX7 rating for resistance against water.
The Holly 2 Plus is priced at Rs. 8,499 while the Moto G 3rd Gen carries a higher price tag of Rs. 10,999.
If you are looking for a smartphone with great battery life, then you should opt for Holly 2 Plus. It will make sure that you don’t run out of battery juice even after extended usage. The Moto G 3rd Gen is suitable for those, whose smartphones are prone to accidental water spillage. Apart from IPX7 certification and Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection, the Moto G 3rd Gen doesn’t have any feature which justifies its higher price tag. The Holly 2 Plus offers similar specifications and features at much lower price tag of Rs. 8,499.