Huawei X1

The X1 is impressively cheap and well built, but the dirt-cheap price tag brings limitations that will infuriate anyone looking for their smartphone to behave like a smartphone should.


Battery Life

Battery Capacity
1200 mAh

Camera

Camera resolution
3-megapixel
Digital zoom
3 x
Camera flash
none

Connectivity

Networks
GSM 850, GSM 900, GSM 1800, GSM 1900, UMTS 900, UMTS 2100
Data Services
GPRS, WAP, UMTS, HSDPA
GPS receiver
Yes
USB
Yes
Connectivity
Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, 3G, HSDPA, USB, GPS

Display

Screen resolution
240 x 320 pixels

Entertainment

Games
Yes
FM radio
No
Video player
Yes

Functionality

Input method
Touchscreen
Synchronisation method(s)
USB2.0
Operating system
Android
Supported audio file formats
AAC, MP3, WMA
Supported video file formats
MPEG-4, WMV, H.264
Supported picture file formats
JPG
Web browser
Yes
Voice recorder
No
Push-to-talk
No
Version of OS
2.2
App Store
Yes
Video calls
No

General

Processor
Qualcomm MSM7725
Processor speed
528 MHz
RAM
256 MB
ROM
512 MB
Dimensions (W x D x H)
54 x 13 x 104 mm
Weight
90 g
Availability
Optus

Memory

Expansion slot
microSD

Messaging

Push e-mail
Yes
Messaging options
SMS, MMS, E-mail, Instant Messaging
E-mail protocols
POP3, IMAP4
Social Networking
Facebook, Twitter

Other

Phone type
Basic, Smartphone
Included accessories
Manual, Charger, Stereo headset, USB cable

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User Reviews / Comments  Huawei X1

  • KenY

    KenY

    Rating8

    "I've owned mine for about six months.

    I love keeping track of my position as I drive with Google Maps. With pre-fetch, it doesn't require live data access. The battery is only good for..."

  • JohnM7

    JohnM7

    Rating5

    "I have had a good old Nokia 6303 for a while but was interested in getting a smartphone. I heard that the new cheap android phones coming out this year 2012 will be much better and faster so I saw ..."

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