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Hisense U980

Hisense U980
alaScore 85

66 reviews

Oct, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 66 reviews of Hisense U980. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews.

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 85/100 = 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

Oct, 2016

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

Consumer review by: Gurv (

Hisense U980


Huge screen. Dual SIM. Vfm if it's your first smartphone

Not upgradeable to later android os. No official accessories available

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: edilia (

Hisense U980


good size screen

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Dean (

Hisense U980


If this was a galaxy phone, it would have cost hundreds of pounds. It is a good Android phone

Has to add a memory card. As with most of these phones battery life is a little short, no worse than other phones of this type

Aug, 2015

Consumer review by: Stuart (

Hisense U980


Big screen big memory cheap alternative to the dearer android phones

Could not get my banking app to work that's all I can say that's bad about this phone

Jul, 2015

Consumer review by: David (

Hisense U980


Easy to use

Cheap and nasty design ; Far too expensive (even on the Daily deal price) ; Battery lasts no time even with the phone on idle (doing nothing) ; Only about 700 meg actual internal storage, 4 gig is partitioned ; separarately and unusable for OS usage....

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Jason (

Hisense U980


great buy for anyone.just as good as main brands

a bit flimsy

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: IA (

Hisense U980


dual sim facility is brilliant, easy to use and very responsive

cant find any accesories like cases etc

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: Ben (

Hisense U980


Ready setup, cheap, great screen

Sound on speaker is a bit week, issues with Bluetooth

Jun, 2015

Consumer review by: paul (

Hisense U980


forgot pattern on screen lock now i cant use the phone and it cant be unlocked

Jun, 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
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
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


Subscription type:No subscription

Weight & Dimensions

Height :15.5