Honor Holly 2 Plus VS Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus: Which Is Better & Why?

The sub-Rs. 10,000 smartphone market in India is getting pretty crowded with the introduction of new devices. This price segment has already seen a lot of impressive smartphone launches this year. Two such smartphones are Holly 2 Plus and Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. Both smartphones carry same price tag of Rs. 8,499 and share some similar specifications.

If you are planning to buy a smartphone, and are confused between these two phones, then we are here to help you. In this post, we pit them against each other to see how they fare. Read on to find out how Honor Holly 2 Plus VS Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus compare with each other in terms of specifications and features.

Honor Holly 2 Plus Hands On

Honor Holly 2 Plus VS Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Comparison

Device/Features Honor Holly 2 Plus Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
Price Rs. 8,499 Rs. 8,499
Display 5-inch HD IPS 5-inch Full HD
SoC MediaTek MT6735 Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
Memory 16GB 16GB
MicroSD Yes – up to 128GB Yes
Battery 4000mAh 2750mAh
Rear Camera 13 MP, LED Flash 13 MP, 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 with Vibe UI
Dimensions & Weight 143.1×71.8×9.7 mm, 160 grams 142x71x7.99 mm, 142 grams

Design  & Build Quality

The Holly 2 Plus flaunts its high quality plastic body with faux-metal frame. The phone has a textured back which is smudge free and looks great. The handset feels durable and sturdy.The Vibe K5 Plus, on the other hand, is encased in lightweight aluminium body.

Processor & RAM

The Honor Holly 2 Plus is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6735 chipset paired with 2GB of RAM. The Vibe K5 Plus comes with a better Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.

Operating System

Both smartphones run Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system wrapped under their respective UI’s.


Both phones feature a 5-inch display. There is however, difference in display resolution. The Holly 2 Plus comes with HD display with 720p resolution while Vibe K5 Plus comes with a better full HD display with 1080p resolution.


This round is a tie as both phones sport a 13 mega pixel rear camera with LED flash and a 5 mega pixel front facing camera. Check out Honor Holly 2 Plus camera review here.


Both devices house 16GB of internal memory and support expandable storage using microSD card.

Battery & Connectivity

The Holly 2 Plus has an edge over the Vibe K5 Plus in battery department. The Holly 2 Plus comes with a mammoth 4000mAh battery compared to 2750mAh battery of the Vibe K5 Plus.

Both smartphones offer 4G, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth as connectivity options. Both Holly 2 Plus and Vibe K5 Plus are dual SIM smartphones, yet the Vibe K5 fails to support both CDMA and GSM SIM cards. The Holly 2 Plus, on the other hand, offers support for both CDMA and GSM networks. Both SIM slots of the Holly 2 Plus are compatible with 4G and CDMA.The device also makes sure that the user doesn’t face any signal loss. It is suitable for all those looking for great call clarity of CDMA and data speed of LTE in a single phone.


Both phones are priced at Rs. 8,499.


Both smartphones carry an affordable price tag of Rs. 8,499 which won’t burn a hole in your pockets. The Holly 2 Plus has an upper hand as it offers larger 4000mAh battery compared to 2750mAh battery of Vibe K5 Plus and it also offers support for both GSM and CDMA networks to the users.

While the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus offers a full HD display with a good processor, Holly 2 Plus is a highly rugged and sturdy phone that offers you great performance, enormous battery, as well as GSM+CDMA support. The long-lasting battery and GSM+CDMA support of Honor Holly 2 Plus makes it ideal for all those buyers whose primary concern is battery life without compromising with call clarity and data speed.

Also Read: Honor Holly 2 Plus vs Lenovo P1m Comparison

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