Specs summary

Screen
3.5"

The Huawei U8220's screen is 3.5 inches with 320 x 480 pixels resolution.

Processor
Unknown
OS

The phone runs on the Android 1.5 Cupcake operating system (OS).

Camera
3+ MP

You can take photos with the phone's onboard 3+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera useful for video chat and self portraits.

Storage
No

Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1500mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 11.5 days standby time, 360 minutes (2G).



We weren't sure what to expect from the Pulse, but we have to say that we're pleasantly surprised.

- Paul O'Brien , Engadget 

Reviews (7.4/10 Avg. rating)


Engadget

An Android handset on a budget

from Engadget

We weren't sure what to expect from the Pulse, but we have to say that we're pleasantly surprised. The hardware feels good -- and with the possible exception of the weak camera, restrictive memory size and arguably the 2.5mm jack, it's up there with the best. The software, while fairly generic, performs smoothly on the Qualcomm hardware, and the whole package seems supremely stable -- no mean feat for what is effectively a first effort from Huawei. It would have been nice to have seen the device shipped with Android 1.6 / Donut (no word as yet on whether that is forthcoming), but that is on... Full review

CNET

Very respectable pay-as-you-go phone, whose flaws are compensated for by the quality and power of Android

from CNET
The T-Mobile Pulse does a good job of cutting corners to present an Android smart phone at an affordable price. The case may be rather plasticky and the keyboard a touch unresponsive, but we can overlook even that flaw in a phone that offers such huge potential for a puny price. Its big screen, great connectivity and Android features mean this phone will satisfy your Web wanderlust, but be warned: like many top-end smart phones, the Pulse isn't very good at making boring old phone calls... Full review

shuts down or restarts

I have a Huawei U8220 very good but when I download data over the Internet heats up and shuts down or restarts you change the battery and still need help just because it is very good phone.
I have a Huawei U8220 very good but when I download data over the Internet heats up and shuts down or restarts you change the battery and still need help just because it is very good phone. Less
This phone is great and user friendly. But my set has a problem that the manufacturer need to check, loss of voice such that I cannot hear my caller. What is it?
This phone is great and user friendly. But my set has a problem that the manufacturer need to check, loss of voice such that I cannot hear my caller. What is it? Less


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date October 5, 2009
Regions available USA
Networks
GSM:
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
UMTS:
1900/2100 MHz
Data:
GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 1.5 Cupcake

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Processor No
Internal Flash Memory
RAM 192 MB
ROM 256 MB
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode No
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.66 W/kg
Body: 0.47 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1500 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging Unknown
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time Unknown
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
360 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 11.5 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Unknown
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 11.6 x 6.3 x 1.3 cm
(4.6 x 2.5 x 0.5 in)
Weight 130 grams
(4.6 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 65k
Resolution 320 x 480 pixels
Pixel Density Unknown
Size 3.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
Themes No
Backlit Illumination No
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Unknown
Multi Touch Unknown
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating Unknown
Additional Display Features No
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key Unknown
Home Key Unknown
Mute Key Unknown
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Trackball, Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry T9
Physical Keyboard Unknown
Voicemail Key No
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands No
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address
Contact Groups Unknown
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing No
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type No
Browser Unknown
Javascript Yes
Flash No
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP
Additional Email Features No
Messaging Services SMS, MMS
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
Connectivity
USB Yes
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g
WiFi Encryption WEP
Mobile Hotspot No
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support No
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications Yes
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 3+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom No
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus
Video Recording Formats No
Video Recording Parameters
Front Camera  
Resolution
Zoom Unknown
Additional Front Camera Info 0.3MP dual Camera
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC, AMR
Radio No
Video Playback No
Video Playback Formats No
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers No
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones No
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration No
Speakerphone No
Apps
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 No
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): T-Mobile Pulse

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