Huawei U2801

Available at: Mobilicity, Wind Mobile

3/10 AVG.
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Reviews summary

3/10 AVG.
RATING

Based on 2 reviews

Not all phones need to have large touchscreen displays, always-on Internet access, or a large selection of third-party software. In fact, many users have absolutely no need for these and are perfectly content with more traditional mobile phone functions like text messaging and voice calls. For this, the Huawei U2801fits the bill.

It comes in an easy-to-pocket, candy bar form factor. Although it seems rather chunky at 14mm thick, it weighs only 90 grams so you can be sure that it’s very portable. On the front, you’ll find nothing more than a 1.8-inch QVGA display and alphanumeric keypad with a small number of navigational buttons. The built-in 0.3-megapixel camera with video capabilities is located at the back and an FM radio is added in for good measure.

Overall, the U2801 is a no-frills candy bar phone with simple aspirations. It looks like a decent pick for those wanting a basic device.

Need to Know: Huawei U2801

1. Affordable price tag. (The Good)

2. Easy to use. (The Good)

3. Very limited feature-set. (The Bad)

4. Small screen and terrible camera performance. (The Bad)

Specs summary

Screen
1.8"

The Huawei U2801's screen is 1.8 inches with 160 x 120 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Brew Mobile Platform operating system (OS).

Camera
VGA (640 x 480)
You can take photos with the phone's onboard VGA (640 x 480) camera. There's no secondary front camera.
Storage
128 MB

Internal memory is 128 MB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 8 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
900mAh

The phone is powered by a 900 mAh Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion) battery. Huawei's performance ratings are: 16.5 days standby time, 300 minutes talk time.

Prices (Where to Buy)

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MOBILICITY HUAWEI U2801 GSM NICE CELL PHONE WIRELESS CAMERA FAST SHIP CANADA

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140

Huawei U2801, Wind Branded Bar Phone, International

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Reviews summary

3/10 AVG.
RATING

Based on 2 reviews

Not all phones need to have large touchscreen displays, always-on Internet access, or a large selection of third-party software. In fact, many users have absolutely no need for these and are perfectly content with more traditional mobile phone functions like text messaging and voice calls. For this, the Huawei U2801fits the bill.

It comes in an easy-to-pocket, candy bar form factor. Although it seems rather chunky at 14mm thick, it weighs only 90 grams so you can be sure that it’s very portable. On the front, you’ll find nothing more than a 1.8-inch QVGA display and alphanumeric keypad with a small number of navigational buttons. The built-in 0.3-megapixel camera with video capabilities is located at the back and an FM radio is added in for good measure.

Overall, the U2801 is a no-frills candy bar phone with simple aspirations. It looks like a decent pick for those wanting a basic device.

Need to Know: Huawei U2801

1. Affordable price tag. (The Good)

2. Easy to use. (The Good)

3. Very limited feature-set. (The Bad)

4. Small screen and terrible camera performance. (The Bad)

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Reviews (3/10 Avg. rating)

Darn, there are no reviews yet for this phone.

If you are looking for a good phone certainly dont buy this one. Solid feature phone

(3 months ago)

Horrible camera, and not a very good user interface

  4/10

Absolutely the worst cell phone i've ever used (out of 5)

(over 2 years ago)

Got it from windmobile. Bad network sensitivity, slow and often stuttery user interface, and worst of all - battery is nearly dead after just 2 month of use, can't hold more that a day in stand-by, tends to discharge very quickly and unexpectedly. On the plus side, it is quite solid build and... More

  2/10

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