Gionee Pioneer P6 vs Huawei Honor Holly vs Asus Zenfone 5: Specs & Features Comparison

Gionee has launched its latest smartphone Gionee Pioneer P6 in India. This device is now listed on company’s official website while it is available for sale via at Rs. 8,890. This smartphone comes with an array of impressive features and will compete with the existing smartphones in the Indian market. In this post, Gionee Pioneer P6 vs Huawei Honor Holly vsAsus Zenfone 5 you will find a detailed comparison of these smartphones. Read on to find out how Gionee Pioneer P6 vs Huawei Honor Holly vs Asus Zenfone 5 compare with each other in terms of specifications and features.

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Specifications and Features Comparison: Gionee Pioneer P6 vs Huawei Honor Holly vs Asus Zenfone 5

Device/Features Gionee Pioneer P6 Huawei Honor Holly Asus Zenfone 5
Price Rs. 8,890 Rs. 6,999 Rs. 8,999
Display  5 inch FWVGA 5 inch HD IPS 5 inch IPS – Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Resolution  480 x 854 720 x 1280 – 294 ppi 720 x 1280 – 294 ppi
SoC MediaTek MT6582V/X Mediatek MT6582 Intel Atom Z2580/ Z2560
CPU  Quad-Core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7 Quad-Core 1.3 GHz Dual-core 1.6 GHz
GPU  Mali 400 MP Mali 400 MP PowerVR
RAM  1 GB 1 GB 2 GB
Memory  8 GB 16 GB 8 GB/ 16 GB
MicroSD  Yes – up to 32 GB Yes – up to 32 GB Yes – up to 64 GB
Battery  1950 mAh 2000 mAh 2110 mAh
Camera  5 MP with LED Flash 8 MP, Auto Focus 8 MP, Auto Focus, LED Flash
Front Camera  2 MP with Flash 2 MP 2 MP
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE and Micro-USB Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, A-GPS and Micro-USB Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE, A-GPS, GLONASS and Micro-USB
OS  Android 4.4 KitKat Android  4.4 KitKat Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (Upgradable to 4.4 KitKat)


The Gionee Pioneer P6 and Huawei Honor Holly are powered by Quad-Core MediaTek processors clocked at 1.3 GHz, both devices are further coupled with 1 GB of RAM and Mali 400 GPU while the Asus Zenfone 5 is backed up by Dual-Core 1.6 GHz CPU, Intel Atom chipset paired with 2 GB of RAM which enables quick and hassle free multi-tasking. The Zenfone 5 further equips PowerVR GPU.

Operating System

Pioneer P6 and Honor Holly again run on the same platform. Both the smartphones run on Android 4.4 KitKat operating system. Asus Zenfone 5 on the other hand runs on quite outdated Android 4.3 Jelly Bean operating system which is upgradable to Android 4.4 KitKat operating system.


All the three devices namely, the Gionee Pioneer P6, Huawei Honor Holly and Asus Zenfone 5 have a tie in this department with each of the smartphones featuring a 5 inch display. The difference comes at the resolution front, Honor Holly and Zenfone 5 come with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution and 294 ppi pixel density while the resolution of Pioneer P6 is 480 x 854 pixels.

Camera & Storage

Huawei Holly and Zenfone 5 sport an 8 mega pixel auto focus rear camera with Flash. Gionee P6 on the other hand, is equipped with a 5 mega pixel rear camera. These devices again have a tie with 2 mega pixel front facing camera, but Gionee Pioneer P6 flaunts its 2 mega pixel secondary camera with flash which is usually not seen in much devices in the Indian market.

On storage front, Gionee P6 entails 8 GB of in-built storage, Honor Holly houses 16 GB of in-built storage both of which are expandable up to 32 GB via microSD card. Zenfone 5 comes in two internal storage variants- 8 GB and 16 GB, which are further expandable up to 64 GB via microSD card.

Battery & Connectivity

Zenfone 5 houses the most powerful battery of 2110 mAh, followed by Honor Holly with 2000 mAh battery while Pioneer P6 is fueled by a 1950 mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 108 hours of standby time and up to 9.5 hours of talk time on 3G network.

As far as connectivity is concerned, all these devices include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, 3G, GPRS/ EDGE and Micro-USB as connectivity options.


With Rs. 6,999 price tag, the Honor Holly is priced the lowest of all the three smartphones. Gionee P6 is priced at Rs. 8,890 while Asus Zenfone 5 comes with a price tag of Rs. 8,999. Clearly Zenfone 5 and Pioneer P6 are priced nearly the same while Honor Holly comes at a much lower price as compared to the former two smartphones.


Priced at Rs. 8,890, Gionee Pioneer P6 comes packed with plethora of impressive features. It sports 2 mega pixel secondary camera with flash which is the highlight of this device, yet it will face fierce competition from the other two devices. Honor Holly and Zenfone 5 on the other hand, feature some similar specifications, which makes price of these devices as the deciding parameter in this comparison. Honor Holly boasts of a lower price tag of Rs. 6,999 while Zenfone 5 is priced at Rs. 8,999. Furthermore, Zenfone 5 and Honor Holly come with a better display resolution, better rear camera and slightly more powerful battery as compared to Gionee Pioneer P6. Yet the attractive price of Huawei Honor Holly adds icing on the cake and gives it competitive edge over other two smartphones.

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