The mid segment phones which have a higher demand have a lot of competition also. Below is the comparison of two mid segment smartphones, namely Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus and Lenovo’s Vibe K5 Plus. Both the phones are priced at Rs. 8499 and are pretty similar in most features, with some major and minor differences in the Battery backup, Screen resolution, processor and Storage. Let us see which one is better.

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Speciafication Comparison

Key SpecsHonor Holly 2 PlusLenovo Vibe K5 Plus
Display5 inch IPS LCD5 inch IPS LCD
Screen Resolution720 x 1280 pixels1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid 5.1.1 LollipopAndroid 5.1.1 Lollipop
Processor 1.3 Ghz Quad-core1.5 Ghz Quad-core
ChipsetMediatek MT6735PQualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616
Memory2 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 128 GB via microSDYes, upto 32 GB
Primary Camera13 MP13 MP
Secondary Camera5 MP5 MP
Battery 4000 mAh 2750 mAh
4G readyYesYes
SIM card typeDual SIMDual SIM
Price Rs. 8,499 /-Rs. 8,499 /-

Honor Holly 2 Plus Pros

  • Massive 4000mAh battery
  • Support for Fast Charging
  • Memory expandable up to 128 GB
  • 16GB internal storage

Honor Holly 2 Plus Cons

  • Non-Removable battery

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Pros

  • Removable battery
  • Good Screen resolution

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Cons

  • Average Battery Backup

Display & Processor

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The Honor Holly 2 Plus features a 5.0-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels, whereas the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus features 5.0-inch Full HD display with a high resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. In the terms of display quality, both the devices have an IPS LCD display.

Talking about the processor, the Honor Holly 2 Plus has a 1.3GHz Quad Core Processor with MediaTek MT6735P chipset whereas the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is powered by a far better Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616, clocked at 1.5GHz. So, Processor wise, Vibe K5 Plus wins the bout. RAM on both the smartphones is same, that is, 2 GB.

User Interface & Operating System

Both the smartphones run on Android Lollipop 5.1 based custom roms build by the respective manufacturers. The Holly 2 Plus runs on the EMUI 3.1 built by Honor, which is actually a toned down version of the EMUI 3.1 and the OS runs buttery smoothly on the device. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus runs on Vibe UI which becomes laggy very easily. The operating system is definitely outdated but its almost same on both of phones.

Camera & Storage

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The camera on the Holly 2 Plus and the Vibe K5 Plus is the same megapixel wise, both the phones feature a 13 megapixel primary camera on the rear with autofocus and LED Flash and a 5MP Front camera. The pictures from both the cameras looks almost identical, but still the camera of Lenovo Vibe K5 plus is better.

Regarding the storage on the device, both the phone have good 16 GB internal storage but it is expandable up to 128 GB in Honor Holly 2 PLUS and only up to 32 GB in Vibe K5 Plus.

Battery & Other Features

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Battery Backup is the area where Honor Holly 2 Plus makes a very sound comeback. Honor Holly 2 Plus is backed by a powerful 4000 mAh battery but it is non removable, whereas Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is backed by a smaller 2750 mAh removable battery. Well, removable or not Honor Holly 2 Plus definitely wins the battle on the battery front.

Pricing & Availability

Both the phones are priced equally at Rs. 8,499. Regarding availability Honor holly 2 Plus is available at Amazon and Flipkart, and Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is available only on Flipkart.

Conclusion

Overall both the phones are very similar in Price, looks, display, Operating system, RAM, internal storage and Phone Camera. But, Honor Holly 2 Plus is way better in terms of battery backup with a long lasting 4000 mAh battery compared to a 2750 mAh in Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. Holly 2 Plus also has a better storage with expandable memory up to 128 GB compared to just 32 GB in Vibe K5 plus. On the other hand, Vibe k5 plus have a Full HD display resolution and a better Processor than the Honor holly 2 Plus.