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Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 329 reviews of Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5. The average rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviews about the battery and screen are overall positive. The design and performance are also appreciated, but the durability and camera get critical views.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Jessica Dolcourt (cnet.com)

Huawei Ideos X5 (unlocked) review:

 

When we first saw it at CES, the Android 2.2-powered Huawei Ideos X5 (U8800) left a good impression. Its trim body has a premium feel that accentuates a large screen, and the specs are more upmarket than the more entry-level Huawei Ascend . There's a...

The Huawei Ideos X5 has a clear, sharp display, a decent camera, HD 720p video capture, and a touch of premium styling.

There's no camera shutter button, the microSD card is behind the back cover, and call quality was variable.

The Huawei Ideos X5 has all the ingredients of a satisfying Android phone, but it faces stiff competition from the top and middle of the pack.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: (phonearena.com)

Huawei IDEOS X5 Preview

 

Somewhat overshadowed by the plethora of big name handset announcements during CES, the Huawei IDEOS X5 quietly arrived on the scene with its mid-range specs in tow. Although we had some brief hands-on time with the upcoming Android 2.2 Froyo...

So far, we find the calling quality withthe prototype to be acceptable thanks to the natural voices heard onboth ends of the line. Howev

Jan, 2011

Expert review by: SUBASHINI SELVARATNAM (mobile88.com)

Huawei Ideos X5

 

Huawei IDEOS X5 is a Froyo-running smartphone that has unveiled recently announced. IDEOS X5 comes with a 3.r inches TFT screen that is a little bit smaller than that of IDEOS X6. What makes it a perfect choice for the new generation is its up-to-the...

The Huawei Ideos X5 is designed with the budget conscious user in mind. It may not have the fastest processor or a whopping amount of memory but it still works fine.

Jul, 2011

Expert review by: (itp.net)

Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5

 

The IDEOS X5 is a high-end smartphone from Huawei and sports an 800MHz processor and Google's Android OS

The X5 is a well-rounded device that packs plenty of punch. It has no glaring issues so if you’re in the market for an Android device and want a lot of bang for you buck, it’s worth a look.

Jun, 2011

Expert review by: Arnold Zafra (brighthub.com)

Huawei Ideos X5 Reviewed

 

The Ideos X5 was one of the two new Android phones launched by Huawei during CES 2011. It's currently available in some European and Asian markets. Despite being an entry-level Android phone the Huawei Ideos X5 boasts nice features that make it...

Comparing the Huawei Ideos X5 to my old Nexus One, I would have to say that the former can give the latter a good run for its money. I did not expect Huawei to come up with such a robust and solidly built smartphone.

May, 2011

Expert review by: theunwired (theunwired.net)

VIDEOVIEW: Huawei Ideos X5 Android Smartphone Unboxing and Hands-on

 

The Ideos X5 is Huawei 's brand new high-end Google experience Android smartphone with an entry level price point. It's powered by a Qualcomm MSM7230 CPU at 800 MHz and runs Android 2.2.1 / Froyo . The X5 features quadband GSM/GPRS/EDGE as well as...

Apr, 2011

Expert review by: (phandroid.com)

Huawei U8800

 

The Huawei U8800 has a 3.8 inch screen and runs Android 2.1.

With a 5 megapixel camera and an LED flash, it promises to compete with the elite of the Android world. Capable of speeds up to 14 mbps, your browsing experience should fly.

Expert review by: (phandroid.com)

Huawei IDEOS X5

 

Part of the press release:

CricKet wireless offers the Huawei Ascend as a smartphone. Not as good as the X5 / X6. Hopefully CricKet will be offering these soon – word is they're gonna drop several smartphones in early 2011.

Expert review by: Naina Khedekar (tech.firstpost.com)

Huawei Ideos X5 Pro Review

 

Around the middle of last year, Huawei had introduced the Ideos Pro smartphone. A neat looking phone with a set of decent features but a tad high on price. The company recently introduced the successor to the device in the form of the Ideos X5 Pro. The...

Putting it in a nutshell, the Huawei Ideos X5 Pro is a pretty neat device for 13,800 athough it has some minimal changes over the predecessor and the price hasn't seen a huge jump either. It performs well enough, the screen responds accurately and...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Naina Khedekar (tech.firstpost.com)

Huawei Ideos X5 Pro Review - Tech2

 

Around the mid of last year, Huawei had introduced the Ideos Pro smartphone. A neat looking phone with a set of decent....

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Apr, 2012

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