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Huawei Ascend Y530

alaTest has collected and analyzed 141 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the responsiveness and reliability are on the whole positive. The value for money and usability are also appreciated. There are some mixed views about the screen, and the features and size get less positive reviews.

design, usability, value for money, reliability, responsiveness

battery, camera, size, features

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Ascend Y530 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 93/100 = Excellent quality.

Review analysis

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Consumer review by: review summary for Huawei Ascend Y530


alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Huawei Ascend Y530 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on


100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Huawei Ascend Y530 PU Leather Case Wallet Case Cover + Free UK Delivery (BLUE)Huawei Ascend Y530 Sim Free Smartphone

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Huawei Ascend Y530 review


Is simplicity the key to winning the budget market?

Simple UI mode ; Solid design ; Respectable battery life

Emotion UI is poor ; Small internal storage ; No 4G or NFC

In all the Huawei Ascend Y530 is a solid budget smartphone which is capable of performing all the basics you'd expect without providing any thrills along the way.

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Huawei Ascend Y530 review


A decent Android handset for £120, but its poor battery life and sub-par camera hold it back

The Huawei Ascend Y530 is a competent Android handset for £120 SIM free, but with its poor battery life and mediocre camera, it's not quite cheap enough to make it a better buy than the £130 Alcatel One Touch Idol S, which is a more competent and...


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Huawei Ascend Y530 review


Chinese manufacturer Huawei's been on a bit of a roll recently.Hot on the heels of the high-end (but mid-priced) Ascend P7 and themid-range Ascend G6 comes the budget Y530, which doesn't stretch to4G or offer any standout specifications, but does at...

Neat and sturdy design, good-sized screen

Sub-HD display, processor not as powerful as it could be,doesn't do enough to distinguish itself from rivals

The Huawei Y530 is a solid budget performer that has at leastgained a few style points on its low-end predecessors and offersreasonable value for money within its limited specifications.However, it doesn't cost much more for increased power...

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


GPS Receiver:Built-in
Integrated Radio:FM Radio / No
Integrated TV Tuner: No
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)


Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:16 Millions
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 4.3 Jellybean
Operator:EE / O2 / Sim Free / Virgin
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes