Huawei’s sub-brand Honor has launched its new budget smartphone called Honor Bee 2 in India. It is the successor of the Honor Bee smartphone, which was launched in the year 2015. The Honor Bee 2 comes with ‘Rainbow Light’ feature located around the rear camera in a circular shape. It glows when there’s a call, message, or any other notification in vibrant colours around the camera. This feature is likely similar to the Samsung’s Galaxy J2 Pro smartphone which also has Smart LED glow-notification system.
Commenting on the launch, P Sanjeev, Vice President Sales, Huawei India-Consumer Business Group, said, “We are very excited to introduce the Honor Bee 2 in India through our vast offline channel and are confident that it will be a strong performer in the lower mid-level segment. The Honor Bee 2 offers best in class user experience, beautiful design and a great mix of hardware and software will be an exceptional choice for consumers in the mid segment market in India.”
The company has also added a smart Key on the left edge of the smartphone. It helps to create a shortcut for your favorite app to access. This allows to assign for three different gestures – Press, double press, and press and hold. The Honor Bee 2 flaunts a 4.5-inch FWVGA display with 854x 480 pixels resolution. It still runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop based on Emotion UI 3.1 out of the box.
The smartphone sports a 1.3GHz Quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM. Onboard it packs with 8GB of internal storage that can be further expandable up to 32GB via microSD card slot. The Dual-SIM smartphone comes backed by 2100mAh battery and supports 4G VoLTE connectivity. On the rear, it sports 5-megapixel camera with Dual LED flash and features a 2-megapixel front-facing camera. The device measures the dimension of 134.1mm height, 66.7mm width, and 9.9mm thickness.
Price and availability of Honor Bee 2: –
The Honor Bee 2 will be available all across the 20,000 retail stores in the nation and is priced at Rs. 7,499. It will be available in Black, Gold, and White colour variants and comes with a 15-months service warranty.
Specifications of Honor Bee 2: –
OS: Android, 5.1 Lollipop with Emotion UI 3.1.
Display: 4.5-inch, FWVGA (854 x 480 pixels) display.
Processor: 1.3GHz Quad-core processor.
Storage: 8GB Inbuilt, 1GB RAM, microSD Expansion Up to 32GB.
Rear Camera: 5-megapixel, Dual LED flash.
Front Camera: 2-megapixel.
Battery: 2100 mAh.
Connectivity: Dual-SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11, Bluetooth v4.0, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, Micro USB.