Friday, 24 October 2014

Xiaomi Redmi 1s takes on Huawei Honor Holly in Face Off: Is Honor Holly threat To Redmi 1s ?

The World is Full Of Competition and now Redmi 1s has to face the heat as its competitor emerges. In this article, the world’s 4th best selling smartphone Redmi 1s will take on the World 3rd largest smartphone Company Huawei. So in every aspect, surprises are guaranteed  

Don’t think that Redmi 1s is out of competition because of its negativity of Heating & battery drainage issue as Redmi 1s is back in Normal form with v45 update which fixes a major heating issue with the smartphone, using an improved thermal control algorithm to better regulate temperature and keep it under 38-degrees Celsius in normal usage conditions.

Display and Multimedia

Display is the key highlight for both of these devices. Both feature a 720p HD display with great viewing angles and good colors, admirable in the price range.  Xiaomi Redmi 1S has 4.7inch IPS LCD display protected by Dragon Tail Glass for long lasting. It has 312PPI which is more than Honor Holly.

                Honor Holly packs bigger Display with 5inch LTPS display with no protective glass as compare to Redmi 1s. It has only 294 PPI slightly less than Redmi 1s [Score 1 o’s 1]


In this part of Battleship the Redmi 1s takes the lead over Honor Holly, The Xiaomi Redmi 1S is powered by 1.6 GHz Snapdragon 400 quad core SoC, while the Honor Holly runs on 1.3 GHz Quad core chipset (most likely MediaTek). Snapdragon Performance is amazing no doubt on that very much fluidic in nature with heavy apps and Game also with 1Gb Ram enough to bring out the best performance Don’t accept to Much from Mediatek processor. If you are seeing your Next Smartphone as a Gaming Console than there is no stopping with Aderno A305 on Redmi 1s. [Score 2 o’s 1]


 Redmi 1s has Sony EXMOS 8Mp camera with LED Flash that tends to take high definition picture in at any condition with LED Flash as powerful same as Dual LED Flash. It also has a HDR Mode for outdoor shooting and HHT Mode for low light or Night Mode Shooting with no Shutter lag. Honor Holly  take a leap over Redmi 1s in Fron camera with 2Mp and redmi 1s with 1.6Mp

             Honor Holly with its 8 MP sensor sourced from Samsung, not as impressive Like Redmi 1s. Sony Known for its camera quality Samsung is Far away from that. It has Auto Focus, Panorama Mode, Burst Shooting, HDR Mode. Both are capable of Shooting 1080p Video. [Score 3 o’s 1]


Honor Holly is a clear winner with regards to internal storage. Xiaomi Redmi 1S has 8 GB native storage and apps cannot be transferred to SD card. The Honor Holly on the other hand offers 16 GB on board storage, with option to check SD card as default storage for apps. Redmi 1s has Expandable Misro SD card upto 64 GB while Honor Holly with only 32GB. But in Redmi 1s there is no use of 64GB Sd card when you can set it as a Default Storage [Score 3 o’s 2]

Operating System 

Redmi 1S is presently running on Android 4.3 Jelly bean deeply hidden under heavy and feature rich MIUI which gives more freedom to Control over your Redmi 1s as per you need and lots of Customization option is available. Xiaomi has promised for Kitkat Update as well as Android L, but for that still time is left.  MIUI receives regular updates which is a plus point for Redmi 1S.

       Honor Holly features more current up to date Android 4.4 KitKat with huawei’s Emotion UI on top best for the Simplify UI no worlds about further update. They are equally in it [Score 4 o’s 3] 

Other Feature 

Xiaomi Redmi 1S with 2050 mAh battery, doesn’t particularly impress with its battery backup. Heawei honor Holly has a similar 2000 mAh battery, but Huawei claims you can extract 24 hours of moderate and 48 hours of light usage out of it. Redmi 1s Support  OTG pendrive and LED notification light present on it. It has all Accelerometer, Compass, Gyroscope, Light sensor, Proximity sensor.

            While Honor Holly does not impress in it as Compass, Gyroscope is missing. It doesn’t not Support OTG [Score 5 o’s 3]


You can Simply Judge by their Score Redmi 1s is Clear winner over Huawei Honor Holly but still Huawei Holly has some lead over Redmi 1s. Xiaomi Redmi 1S has slightly better camera, powerful Hardware and beautiful Display, while Honor Holly promises better battery life, more Internal storage and Android KitKat. The rest of Decision depends upon the user how he will use his device.  If You want Something more from your Device by paying less then i`ll advice to go with Redmi 1s at Rs 5,999  and If you feel like to showing off or want a branded phone with bigger Display then there is nothing better than Huawei Honor Holly For Rs 6,999

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