Huawei has launched a total of three new phones under the Honor series in India. Honor Holly 3 is the most affordable in the lot, it is prized at Rs. 9,999. It is the first ‘Made in India’ smartphone from Huawei. The phone comes with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 617 chipset coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage. It features a 5.5-inch HD display and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Let us take a look at the Pros & Cons and Common Queries about the Honor Holly 3.

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Pros

  • 5.5 inch display
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Dedicated microSD slot
  • 4G LTE support
  • 3100 mAh battery

Cons

  • Average processor
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • Priced a bit high

Honor Holly 3 Specifications

Key SpecsHonor Holly 3
Display5.5 inch IPS LCD display
Screen ResolutionHD (720x1280 pixels)
Operating SystemAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1.2GHz Octa Core
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 617
Memory2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP with BSI CMOS sensor
Full HD Video recordingYes
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 3100 mAh battery
Fingerprint sensorNo
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual SIM
PriceRs. 9,999

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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Holly 3 comes with a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display on the front. The phone comes with a plastic back that has checkered design for better grip. The side bar is colored differently to give a funky look. On the back it has a simple rear camera design with flash and secondary mic, in the middle it has a Honor branding. The back panel is removable but the battery is non removable. On the top it has a 3.5 mm audio jack and on the bottom it has a usdb port, speaker grill and primary mic. Despite a 5.5 inch display the phone is pretty handy. The phone will be available in black, white and gold colors.

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Question – How is the Display Quality ?

Answer – It features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720×1280 pixels (HD) and a pixel density of 267 ppi. The display size is quite decent and the brightness level is also good for outdoor visibility. The display comes with good viewing angles and the navigation buttons are on the display.

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Question – What is the hardware used inside?

Answer – It has a 1.2 GHz Octa Core processor with Qualcomm Snapdragon 617 chipset coupled with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB inbuilt storage that is expandable up to 128 GB via microSD card.

Question – What are the Camera Specifications?

AnswerIt is equipped with a 13 MP with f/2.0 aperture and BSI CMOS sensor. On the front, it has a 8 MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture.

Question – Does it support Full-HD Video-Recording?

Answer – Yes.

Question- How is the camera performance on Honor Holly 3?

Answer – The camera is good in terms clarity and colors, but details are not up to the mark. Overall it has a decent camera setup.

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Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – It is backed by a 3100 mAh battery that is non removable.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No

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Question- Does Honor Holly 3 Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes.

Question – Does it have a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes

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Question – Does it have a USB type C port?

Answer – No

Question- Does the Honor Holly 3 Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Yes, up to 128 GB.

Question – Does it have a dedicated microSD slot?

Answer – Yes.

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Question- Does the Honor Holly 3 support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – Yes.

Question- Which OS version, type runs on the phone?

Answer – It runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 on the top.

Question – Are navigation keys backlit?

Answer They are on the display itself.

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – 4G LTE, Wi-Fi a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack and microUSB 2.0.

Question – What are the sensors on board?

Answer – Accelerometer, ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, compass, and G-sensor.

Question- How much storage was free on first boot?

Answer – Around 9.56 GB is free out of 16 GB.

Question – What are the dimensions of the phone?

Answer – 154×77.1×8.45mm

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Question- How much does Honor Holly 3 weigh?

Answer – It weighs around 168 grams.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the Honor Holly 3?

Answer – Yes, you can move apps to SD.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes.

Question- Does the Honor Holly 3 offer theme options to choose from?

Answer – Yes.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer – Not tested yet.

Question- What Color Variants are Available for Honor Holly 3?

Answer – Black, white and gold colors.

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer – No

Question- Does  Honor Holly 3 have heating issues?

Answer – Not tested yet

Question- Can the Honor Holly 3 be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer – Yes

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer – Yes

Question- When the phone will be up for sale? 

Answer- The phone is priced at Rs. 9,999 and it will soon be available for purchase.

Conclusion

Honor Holly 3 has a good build quality, nice 5.5 inch display, decent display quality, latest Android Marshmallow, average processor, enough RAM and storage, dedicated microSD slot, decent camera, good battery backup and dual SIM with 4G LTE support. Overall, the phone is good but it is priced a little high as compared to its competitors like Xiaomi Redmi 3s prime and Moto E3 power.