Huawei Ascend Y

AKA: Huawei M866
4.0/10 AVG.
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Specs summary


The Huawei Ascend Y's screen is 3.5 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm MSM7625A 800 MHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system (OS).

3+ MP
You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera. There's no secondary front camera.

Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a 1400 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 12.5 days standby time, 420 minutes talk time.

Full Specs

Regions available USA
800/1900 MHz
1xRTT, EV-DO Rev. A
SIM Card No
World Phone No
Operating System Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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Processor Qualcomm MSM7625A 800 MHz
Internal Flash Memory
RAM 256 MB
ROM 120 MB
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible Yes
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.786 W/kg
Body: 1.24 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1400 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time No
Talk Time Up to:
420 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 12.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.7 x 6.1 x 1.2 cm
(4.6 x 2.4 x 0.5 in)
Weight 125 grams
(4.4 ounces)
Rugged Design No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 262k
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density 165 pixels
Size 3.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Swype
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Call Management
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features Push Email
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Front Camera  
Built-In No
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Capture / Recording No
Video Recording Parameters
Rear Camera  
Built-In Yes
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Zoom No
Flash No
Additional Rear Camera Info Geotagging
Video Capture / Recording Yes
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, OGG, AMR-NB
Radio No
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack Yes
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock No
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps YouTube
Included Software / Apps No
Additional Comments 2GB MicroSD Card included
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