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Huawei Vision U8850

Huawei Vision U8850
alaScore 86

87 reviews

Oct, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 87 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the usability and screen are overall positive. The design and price are also appreciated, but there are some critical views about the camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Vision U8850 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 87 reviews)

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Huawei Vision U8850

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 4 user reviews of Huawei Vision U8850 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.0/5 for other Mobile Phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Huawei Vision U8850 Sim-Free Smartphone Huawei Vision U8850 Sim-Free SmartphoneHuawei Vision U8850 silver black sim-free, unbranded

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Huawei Vision review: Farsighted

 

With Incredibly Fast and About to Take Off written across their flag, Huawei took this year's MWC by a storm. Firing up on all cores - four of them, in case you've missed it - they pinned themselves emphatically on the Android map with an impressive...

Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support ; 14.4 Mbps HSDPA and 5.76 Mbps HSUPA ; 3.7" 16M-color capacitive LCD touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels) ; Android OS v2.3.5 Gingerbread ; SPB Shell 3D launcher preloaded ; Qualcomm Snapdragon...

Below-par sunlight legibility ; No dedicated camera key ; No video calling out of the box ; Non-user-replaceable battery ; SPB Shell 3D launcher looks messy ; Non-hot-swappable microSD slot

We repeatedly compared the Huawei Vision to a year-old package. Similarities with the HTC Desire S are too many to ignore. The unibody design is just the tip of the iceberg. The two handsets are nearly identical on the inside too. It almost feels like...

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Huawei Vision im Test: attraktiv, hochwertig, fairer Preis

 

Nach dem Debut des chinesischen Smartphone-Herstellers mit dem 99-Euro-Androiden Ideos X3 bringt das Unternehmen mit dem Vision nun sein zweites Android-Smartphone unter eigenem Namen auf den deutschen Markt – und zeigt: Wir können nicht nur billig,...

attraktives Design, hochwertige Materialien, liegt gut in der Hand, hübsches User-Interface

Akku nicht austauschbar, schwacher Lautsprecher, Hersteller hat noch kein Image

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PHOTOVIEW: Huawei Vision Aluminum Unibody Android 2.3 Smartphone

 

Announced back in August, the Huawei Vision is the Chinese manufacturer's latest and so far most stylish Android smartphone. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon single-core CPU at 1 GHz, the Vision runs on Android 2.3.5 / Gingerbread . The device supports...

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Hands-on with Huawei Vision

 

Huawei's recent entry into the Android scene has caught a lot of attention, and their latest Android 2.3 device, the Huawei Vision, got some hands-on treatment from us in Beijing. Here's our first impressions of the Chinese company's flagship model for...

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Huawei Vision Aluminum Unibody Android 2.3 Smartphone

 

Announced back in August, the Huawei Vision is the Chinese manufacturer's latest and so far most stylish Android smartphone. Powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon single-core CPU at 1 GHz, the Vision runs on Android 2.3.5/Gingerbread. The device supports...

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Huawei Vision review: The Huawei Vision has an aluminium unibody design and a curved 3.7in display

 

The Huawei Vision's curved touchscreen and unibody aluminium design are certainly great features at this low price. However, its a shame the touchscreen isn't always responsive as it often results in a frustrating user experience.

Competitive price, Unibody aluminium design, 9.9mm thick

Touchscreen isn't always responsive, Scrolling not very smoooth, Non-removable battery

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Huawei Vision Android phone

 

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has certainly made a splash in the Australian smartphone market in 2011. It's latest creation is the Huawei Vis...

Competitive price ; Unibody aluminium design ; 9.9mm thick

Touchscreen isn't always responsive ; Scrolling not very smoooth ; Non-removable battery

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Huawei Vision hands-on

 

The Huawei Vision offers a sturdy build and tempting take on Android Gingerbread for those of you on a modest budget. It's not the most powerful of smart phones though.

Sturdy construction ; Decent screen ; Attractive 3D carousel interface

Not particularly powerful ; Not the most stylish handset ever made

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Huawei Vision

 

With an aluminium unibody design, this is the best-looking phone Huawei has ever made.

The look of the interface isn't a patch on HTC Sense either. It's a bit too angular and too busy. Huawei needs to learn the "less is more" motto before it'll stop us from using custom launchers on its phones, wiping out their additions.

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Huawei Vision

 

The Huawei Vision is the difference between cheap and great value. The handset packs power and performance into a sturdy unibody design at a great price.

Great value ; Sturdy build and great performance ; Touchscreen feels great

Camera is poor ; No options for media sharing ; Only 2GB of memory included for media and apps

Allphones is the exclusive-release partner for the Huawei Vision in Australia, and if you pop into a store to take a look, make sure you compare it to the Nexus S while you're at it.

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Product Specifications

Camera

Autofocus: Yes
Built-in Camera:Double Camera
Built-in Flash: Yes
Video Resolution in Pixel:HD720p

Configuration

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

Connectivity

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

Data Transfer

EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
HSDPA: Yes
Technology:WCDMA (UMTS)

Display

Display Technology:TFT Display
Number of Display Colours:262.144
Number of Displays:1

General Features

Design:Bar
Operating System:Android
Operating System Version:Android 2.3 Gingerbread
Operator:EE / O2 / Orange / Sim Free / T-MOBILE / Vodafone
Product Type:Smartphone
Way of Buying:Prepay Pack / Sim Free

Messaging

E-Mail Functionality: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
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