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Hisense U980

alaTest has collected and analyzed 130 reviews of Hisense U980. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People are impressed by the portability and performance. The usability and screen also get good comments. Some have doubts about the reliability and camera, while reviews about the durability and battery are different.

price, screen, usability, performance, portability

sound, camera, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Hisense U980 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Hisense U980 from The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on

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

This summary is based on the products: Hisense U980 Sim Free Smartphone - BlackHisense U980 Sim Free Smartphone - Black

Apr, 2018

Expert review by : Andrew Williams (

Hisense U980


Galaxy Note-a-like for just £110. And it's not terrible

Low, low price ; Respectable build quality ; Fairly sharp, large screen

Ancient software ; Internal memory issues ; Incredibly noisy camera ; Software limits use of screen space

We’ve had no answer from Hisense about whether this is specific to our sample or just how the phone operates, so we advise investing in a microSD card if you opt to buy a U980. Our handset simply didn’t work properly without one. Does this constitute...

Nov, 2014

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Hisense U980


It's sleek and very fast .

Nothing yet

Oct, 2015

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Hisense U980


Good value for the size, dual zim support etc


Oct, 2015

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Hisense U980


Very under rated good product

a bit plastic to look at

Oct, 2015

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Great size screen good pride lovely screen good snartphone

Love it

Oct, 2015

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Easy to use, nice clear picture. Light and very slim.

I find it hard to get the back off .

Oct, 2015

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Hisense U980


Dual sim, fast playback speed on videos with no buffering in Flixster etc.

Hisense should make an update/provide for later version of Android from 4.2 +

Oct, 2015

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Hisense U980


Dual sim . Screen size.

Lack of cases for this phone. And battery expansions. Don't get me wrong its quite good but longer life is always better.

Oct, 2015

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Hisense U980


Slim design, extremely crisp and clear display.

Back button etc only visible when screen is live, blanks out very quickly.

Sep, 2015

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Screen guard is very poor

Sep, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2500
Battery recharge time:4
Standby time (2G):166
Standby time (3G):285
Talk time (2G):5.6
Talk time (3G):4


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Front Camera: Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2
Front camera type:Single camera
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):8
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Sensor Type:CMOS
Video recording: Yes


Colour of product:Black, White
Form factor:Bar


Display diagonal:14
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:TFT
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Proximity sensor: Yes


Internal RAM:1


E-mail: Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service): Yes
Short Message Service (SMS): Yes


Audio formats supported:AAC, AAC+, AMR-NB, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG
Supported video modes:240p, 480p
Video formats supported:3G2, 3GP, H.263, H.264, MPEG4


GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location: Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA, WCDMA
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:4.0 EDR
SIM card capability:Dual SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Packaging Content

Battery charger included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:42
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Recorder
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB B
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0


64-bit computing: Yes
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.5
Processor Model:MT6589T


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:42


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal RAM:1024
Internal storage capacity:8
Maximum memory card size:32
RAM capacity:1


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Height :15.5
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