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Review of Huawei Honor 2

In this never ending Smartphone market, Chinese phone maker Huawei has unveiled its high end Android handset, “Huawei Honor 2”. This smartphone is going to hit the retail stores pretty soon. Here, we will give you a brief-up of the features of this Chinese gizmo which is a low cost alternative to other expensive android phones. Pre-orders for this phone started off in China. Mobile Phone Prices vary usually from city to city within the country and this smart phone is available in all the metros across India.

Huawei Honor 2 Salient Features

> Huawei Honor 2 is a 4.5 inches phone with IPS-LCD capacitive multi-touch screen, with Touch-sensitive controls, along with the resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels (16M colours & pixel density of 326 ppi ).
> While talking about physical dimensions, this phone has 134mm of height with 67.5mm of width and barely 10.5 mm thick.
> Honor 2 weighs barely 145 gms, making it one of the lightest phone hybrids in the Android market.
> This smartphone is powered by company’s in-house K3V2 – 1.4 GHz quad-core processor along with 2GB of RAM.
> Honor 2 boasts off 8 megapixel touch to focus (autofocus) rear side camera (with the resolution of 3264×2448 pixels), complemented by other features such as HD Video recording, audio/video playback, Geo-tagging and face detection.
> Those who are expecting, this smartphone to be installment with Android till date, Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean OS), will be little
disappointed, as this device feature only the Android 4.0 i.e. Ice Cream Sandwich Operating System.

Huawei Honor 2 Technical Specifications

> Mobile Networks:2G and 3G
> Micro SIM Card: Yes
> Physical size details: 134mm(H) x 67.5mm(W) x 10.5mm(TH)
> Weight: 145 grams
> Screen: 4.5” IPS-LCD capacitive multi- touch screen, touch-sensitive controls
> Resolution: 720 x 1280 px (pixel density:326 ppi)
> Rear camera: 8 megapixels, touch-to-focus function (autofocus)
> Videography: HD video rec. with 1080p at 30 frames per second
> LED Flash, face detection. Also includes Geo-tagging and HDR.
> Front Camera: 1.3 megapixel
> Front Camera VideoGraphy: HD video rec. with 720p at 30 frames per second
> Processor: 1.4 GHz, (Quad-core)
> Chipset: Huawei K3V2
> RAM: 2GB
> Internal Memory: 8GB MicroSD Card (expandable upto 32 GB)
> Speed: 21 Mbps on HSDPA, 5.76 Mbps on HSUPA
> Wireless connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, DLNA, Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
> Wi-Fi specific features: Wi-Fi hotspot
> Connectivity: MicroUSB v2.0, 3.5mm headphone jack
> Mobile OS: Android version 4.0 [Ice Cream Sandwich]
> Mobile Internet: HTML5 mobile browser
> Voice quality: Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
> A/V: Supports all major audio/video formats
> Voice controls: Voice memo commands
> Battery: Li-Ion[2230 mAh], (Stand-by) Up to 541 hours, (Talk time) Up to 13 hours
> Radio/FM: Comes with stereo FM radio
> Navigation: GPS/A-GPS(supports GLONASS), Digital compass
> Sensors: Proximity, accelerometer, gyro sensors
> Colour option: Black, White
> Other features: Multi-touch input, SNS integration

Huawei Honor 2 Final Review

This smartphone has a sleek & smart design drenched in black color (also available in white). It has a rock-like screen bracketed in plastic made case. With its such extraordinary features at a low budget, it is a highly opinionated smartphone amongst the latest Android devices. General availability of Honor 2 is not yet announced, but China might start pre-order soon. The expected price is approximately 1888 Yuan or close to US$300. The expected price in India is approximately INR 17,000-20,000.