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Huawei U8510 Ideos X3

alaTest has collected and analyzed 324 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the usability and battery. The screen and design also get good feedback. There are some mixed opinions about the camera, and many are critical about the features.

price, design, screen, battery, usability


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei U8510 Ideos X3 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 25 user reviews of Huawei U8510 Ideos X3 from The average user rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on

value for money, screen, camera, responsiveness, build quality


96% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Huawei Ideos X3 review


Huawei is slowly building a name for itself. If you haven't yet heard it, you will in the next year or so. For a start, the firm has the world's slimmest smartphone in its CES-announced Ascend P1 S. And it seems committed to making the move from...

Small, light, good at the basics

Toucscreen is insensitive and bothersome, battery life isn't brilliant

A nice enough phone for those on a budget. Sadly, the touchscreen does make it a bit of a chore to use, but as a simple, effective Android phone, it's very likeable indeed.

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Huawei IDEOS X3 Android phone


Chinese manufacturer Huawei certainly knows how to sell cheap as chips smartphones. It's latest effort is the IDEOS X3, which retails for just $99 thr...

Bargain basement price ; Android 2.3 Gingerbread ; Decent design

Touchscreen sticky and not always smooth ; Screen is glossy and reflective ; On-screen keyboard is tiny


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Huawei Ideos X3


Huawei puts forward a very respectable low-end device in the Ideos X3, but its nearest competitors have a couple of extra features worth considering.

Front-facing camera ; Interesting user interface ; Overall great performance

No LED flash ; Mediocre touch response

At AU$89, the X3 is a steal, though network locked, but for about AU$50 more, you can also choose the HTC Wildfire S, with a better camera (with a flash), better UI and better battery life. We found no real flaws with the Ideos X3, but, in this price...

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Huawei Ideos X3


very good a post

looks good

power not good

Product Specifications


Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: No
Video Resolution in Pixel:Unknown


Audio Playback: Yes
GPS Receiver: No
Integrated Radio:FM Radio
Integrated TV Tuner: No
Java: Yes
Push to Talk: No
Realtone: Yes
User Interface for Text:Touchscreen
Video Client: Yes


A2DP: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes
Memory Card Slot: Yes
Multi SIM Card: No
Near Field Communication: No
USB: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
WiFi Data Exchange: Yes

Data Transfer

Technology:GSM/PCN / WCDMA (UMTS)


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

General Features

Elderly Friendly Phone: No
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:EE / MVNO / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Tesco MB / Virgin / Vodafone
Product Type:Mobile Phone / Smartphone
Way of Buying:Contract / Prepay Pack / Sim Free


E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push email: Yes
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