Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus is the new entry in the market that will be a budget friendly device, priced at Rs. 8,499. Huawei has been launching many devices in the past, and this device will be competing with many mid-range handsets in the busy market. The 5 inch IPS LCD display comes with 4581 x 720 pixels of resolutions and is powered with a 64 bit, MediaTek quad-core MT6735P processor coupled with 2GB of RAM.
Followed are the tips and tricks of the device in case if you are planning to buy it.
Honor Holly 2 Plus is a dual SIM smartphone supporting dual standby. Remove the back panel and you can see the dual SIM slots along with the microSD card slot and the SIM’s has to be inserted as per the directions. Not turn on the handset and you have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
Honor Holly 2 Plus is dual SIM smartphone and supports dual Standby. The SIM cards supported by the device are Nano SIM card. This is always an added advantage as the user can have access to two different numbers from a single handset.
To share your data, go to the settings of the device and tap on the option more. Now select the Tethering and portable hotspot, wherein you can set-up the Wi-Fi hotspot and the security levels on the device to start sharing your data. Make sure you have and activated internet package before proceeding with the above instructions.
To take a screenshot on Honor Holly 2 Plus, hold the power/lock button along with the volume down button simultaneously until you hear a sound or feel the vibration. This ensures that the screenshot is captured, and you can quickly view it by sliding it from the top. This screenshot will be saved in the gallery, and the user can view it and send it as a message via any application if required.
To check if any Android update is available for Honor Holly 2 Plus, go to the settings and scroll down to find About phone. Now select this option and tap on System update, wherein you have the option to check for the update. If you have an update, then download it, and it can be installed.
Honor Holly 2 Plus comes with sensors like Proximity, accelerometer, gyro, and compass. These will be useful daily for various reasons like counting your steps, location for maps and fingerprint sensor for security.
Yes, LED notification light is present on Honor Holly 2 Plus that will be blinking whenever there is a missed notification like a call or message. Once the notifications are read or seen this light stops flashing. You need to activate the LED notification lights from the settings of the device to use this feature. This ensures that the user does not miss any important notification.
10.74 GB is of memory is user available out of 16GB provided by the company. Rest of the memory is utilized by the system OS and other pre-installed applications on the device. The user can use the secondary SIM slot to place a microSD card and extend the memory up to a maximum of 32GB.
Huawei Honor Holly 2 Plus does not support OTG (On The Go) drive. OTG helps the user to transfer data from phone to the drive or vice versa without having to connect it to a system every time. This saves the time of the users and also can carry the OGT drive easily but sadly this device does not have this feature.
The device runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop out of the box with Emotion UI on top, and the device will be getting Android Marshmallow update very soon. We would love to see the device getting the update soon, and there is also a enhanced edition of this handset that comes with Android Marshmallow out of the box.
On Honor Holly 2 Plus, there is an option of changing the display style which changes the look of the device. From the settings of the device, select the option display, and you can easily find Home screen style. Here you have the options called Standard and simple that can be set accordingly.
No, the device does not come with a fingerprint sensor. We have seen many entry level devices coming with the fingerprint sensor that will provide more security, but Holly 2 Plus do not support this.
To change the theme on the device, go to the settings of the device and select the option display. Here we can tap on Themes and change it accordingly from the options that are provided.
With this Speech recognition feature, the user can send text messages and make voice calls over voice commands without having to touch the phone. Although it cannot launch any application, this is a useful feature added to the device. We have seen this feature in the company’s earlier device like devices also.
The device does not support NFC connectivity, but it does feature all other options, including 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS. The device also has an IR emitter at the top that uses hit and trial method to connect to an electronic device.
No, the device does not support Quick charging. Quick charging is a feature that is not found on all the devices, and this will let the device charge faster with the appropriate charger.
No, the device does not support 4K recording on it. The handset can only capture 1080p videos at 30fps, but we would love to see the 4K video recording feature on the device because of its high-end specifications.
Yes. The device will be supporting 4G LTE connectivity on both the SIM’s and it has become an important feature on the phone as everyone is looking to be updated and have the 4G connectivity on their device. 4G connectivity gives faster browsing speeds and also saves a lot of time and energy.
The device comes with a 13 MP camera on the rear with a f/2.0 aperture. It also comes with an LED flash on the rear and on the front, there is no flash. This autofocus camera is capable of taking 1080p videos at 30fps, and it is accompanied with a 5 MP camera on the front. Features like HDR, panorama, face detection, Geo-tagging and touch focus are also available.
The device comes with a non-removable 4000 mAh battery on the back that will provide a day’s charge efficiently without having to worry about the battery each and every time you pull out the device from the pocket. This device can also be used as a power bank to charge other handsets.
The model number mentioned on the device is TIT-AL00, and this number will be varying according to the availability of the handset in different parts of the world.
Huawei UI has this unique feature called shake to rearrange that has been an interesting one but does not provide the app drawer that will make it easy to use the device. Even though the app drawer is absent, you can still rearrange the apps by enabling the rearrange icons option from motion & gestures section in the settings of the phone. After that you need to go to the home screen and pinch zoom on it with two fingers. The edit home option will be opened, where you have to shake the phone and it will re-arrange the applications.
Do not disturb mode is a useful feature that will make sure that the user will receive all the important calls or messages. This option can be enabled from the settings of the device, and there are other options also that can be selected according to the usage. There is also an option of selecting contacts that can be allowed to come through even when Do not disturb mode is turned on.
With Flip to Mute option on the device, the user can be silent an alarm, as well as the unwanted calls between meetings just by flipping the device. To do that you have to launch the settings app, and then go to Motion Control option, now tap on Flip. There you would have to toggle the two options to ON, and you are ready to use this feature.
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