4.2 out of 10 based on 118 reviews

Huawei IDEOS X5 / U8800

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  • User Score (82)
    7.8 7.8 from 82 reviewers
  • Expert Score (7)
    6.5 6.5 from 7 reviewers
  • Design (2)
    4.8 4.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Value for money (3)
    5.8 5.8 from 3 reviewers
  • Features (2)
    4.8 4.8 from 2 reviewers
  • Ease of use (2)
    5.5 5.5 from 2 reviewers
  • Sound quality (2)
    4.5 4.5 from 2 reviewers
  • Battery performance (4)
    5.0 5.0 from 4 reviewers
  • Display (2)
    6.0 6.0 from 2 reviewers
  • Build quality (3)
    5.6 5.6 from 3 reviewers
  • Camera (2)
    3.6 3.6 from 2 reviewers
  • Multimedia (3)
    4.0 4.0 from 3 reviewers
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Experts:
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7-8
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5-6
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3-4
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1-2
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Users:
9-10
(35)
7-8
(27)
5-6
(8)
3-4
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1-2
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  • Expert Reviews

  1. Ben Gracewood

    18 February 2011

    I’d seriously doubt if you can get a better non-imported phone in New Zealand for the price. If you want a fully supported phone from a local supplier, and you’re not an iFanboy or Windows Phone 7 weenie, you couldn’t really go wrong grabbing an X5. Pros Cons Read more

  2. Good Gear Guide

    Good Gear Guide
    7.5/10
    30 March 2011

    If you want to buy a fully fledged Android smartphone without breaking the bank, the Huawei IDEOS X5 should be seriously considered. It offers all the features and functions of a top end Android smartphone for an excellent price. Read more

    • Value for money, Reasonably stylish design, Decent specifications
    • Screen hard to see in sunlight, Touch-sensitive buttons not backlit, No word on Gingerbread update
  • User Reviews

  1. Comparison

    Comparison
    10/10
    Reviewer: Comparison
    16 October 2011

    Great, fully featured Android phone at a good price. Read more

    • Good value unlocked smart phone. Delivers all the android features. Offers highly responsive touch screen.
    • Well has a smaller screen than some alternative phones.
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