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Huawei Ascend G300

alaTest has collected and analyzed 426 reviews of Huawei Ascend G300. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Reviewers really like the portability and durability. The screen and performance also get good reviews. Many are negative about the connectivity and camera.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Ascend G300 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Huawei Ascend G300

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Huawei Ascend G300 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Amazon.co.uk.

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

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Dec, 2016

Expert review by: Thomas Thorn and Gary Cutlack (techradar.com)

Huawei Ascend G300 review

 

Is this more than just a budget phone at a budget price?

Stylish design ; Sturdy build ; Flash support ; Decent battery ; Bright screen

Fiddly keyboard ; Occasional lag ; Stuttery web performance ; Few camera options ; Low-res video capture

Update: Vodafone UK has now released an official Android Ice Cream Sandwich update for the UK-spec Huawei Ascend G300, bringing Google's Android 4.0 software to the phone. Our review's been updated to take this into account.

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Huawei Ascend G300 review

 

Is the Huawei Ascend G300 a budget Android delight?

Large ; sharp screen ; Huge battery life ; Decent all-round performance

Stingy storage ; Unimpressive camera ; Occasional touch sensitivity i

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Ian Morris (pocket-lint.com)

Huawei Ascend G300 - Pocket-lint

 

For £100, this is a great handset, but it would be a great handset if it cost more too. The screen could be a little more sensitive though, but aside

Cheap, nicely designed, lovely to use, feels premium, great call quality

Screen isn't sensitive enough, processing power could be better, Vodafone junk

We love the G300. It might be a little lacking in power, but as a phone it ticks all the basic boxes. We can say, without doubt, that this is by far the best budget handset running Android that we've used. It has the feel and look of a far more...

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Danny Brogan (pocket-lint.com)

Huawei Ascend G 300 pictures and hands-on - Pocket-lint

 

Huawei has unveiled the first of its Ascend range as it tries to impose itself on the smartphone market. And Pocket-lint got some hands-on time with the

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Huawei Ascend G300

 

You no longer need to spend a big wad of cash to get a good smartphone...

Solid and stylish design, Low price tag, Good screen, Impressive battery life

Can be a little bit laggy at times, Camera could be better

Dec, 2012

Expert review by: Andrew Unsworth (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei Ascend G 300

 

Large screen and okay performance at a bargain price

Aug, 2012

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Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Huawei Ascend G 300 review

 

The Huawei G 300 has a fantastic specification for a £100 smartphone, but our initial impression of it wasn't good. Its screen was nowhere near bright enough and it was painfully slow. After we'd turned off PowerSaver and automatic brightness the...

Large screen and okay performance at a bargain price

Aug, 2012

Expert review by: Marie Brewis (pcadvisor.co.uk)

Huawei Ascend G 300 review

 

The Ascend's two-tone silver-and-white plastic case looks cheap but, crucially, it feels sturdy. At 130g and 63x10.5x122.5mm, the Huawei G 300 also feels comfortable in the hand. There's a volume rocker on the left side, a power button and headphone...

Huawei's Ascend G 300 has a few shortcomings in comparison to the best smartphones on the market - namely, a low storage capacity, an inferior build, a less-capable camera and only a single-core processor - but its performance is well above that of the...

May, 2012

Expert review by: Basil Kronfli (recombu.com)

Huawei Ascend G300 Review: In Depth

 

1GHz processor. 5-megapixel camera. 4-inch WVGA screen. £100. SAY WHAT? £100?!? Yes yes yes, it isn't a typo and we resent using exclamation marks, but the Huawei Ascend G300 calls for them. You can…

Incredible value for money ; Snappy 1GHz processor ; Decent stills camera

Interface won't suit everyone ; Poor video camera ; Occasional connectivity issues

Apr, 2012

Expert review by: littlegreenrobot.co.uk (littlegreenrobot.co.uk)

Expert Review

 

Accustomed as we are to seeing and enjoying the best that Android has to offer, it’s difficult not to pick at the less successful parts of the G300. But viewed in the context of its price point really impresses. There are irritations such as poor touch...

Sep, 2014

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:1350 / 1500 / 1730
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):320
Standby time (3G):350
Talk time (2G):5.33
Talk time (3G):5

Camera

Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Camera: Yes
Built-in Flash: Yes
Digital Zoom:4
Flash type:LED
Front Camera: No
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):3.2 / 5
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3.2 / 5
Second Camera: No
Video capture resolution (max):640 x 480
Video recording: Yes

Design

Colour of product:Black / Black, Chrome / Grey / Silver
Form factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:10.2
Display number of colours:16.78 million colours
Display Resolution:480 x 800 / 800 x 480
Display Type:LCD / TFT
Orientation sensor: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

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

Memory

Internal RAM:0.5 / 512

Messaging

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

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:AAC, AMR, eAAC+, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AAC, AMR, MIDI, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV, eAAC+
FM radio: Yes
Radio Data System (RDS): Yes
Video formats supported:H.263, H.264

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
Electronic compass: Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes

Networking

2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GPRS, GSM / EDGE, GSM
3G:No / Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
3G standards:HSDPA, HSUPA / HSDPA, WCDMA / WCDMA
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth profiles:A2DP
Bluetooth version:2.1 / 2.1+EDR
SIM card capability:Single SIM
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n

Other features

Camera included: Yes
EDGE: Yes
GPRS: Yes
Java technology: Yes
Music player: Yes
Polyphonic ring: Yes
Ringer type:MP3
Standby time:320
Talk Time:6.3
Video Playback: Yes
Voice Recording: Yes

Performance

Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3
Video call: Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
USB port: Yes
USB version:2.0

Processor

Processor Cores:1
Processor family:QUALCOMM
Processor frequency:1
Processor Model:MSM 7227A

Software

Office support: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:2.3 / 4.0

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC
Internal RAM:512
Internal ROM:4096
Internal storage capacity:4
Maximum memory card size:32

Video

Video call: Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.05 / 1.1
Height :12.2
Weight:130 / 140
Width:6.3