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Huawei Ascend Y330

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1824 reviews of Huawei Ascend Y330. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the screen and performance. The price and usability also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the apps.

size, usability, price, performance, screen

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Ascend Y330 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: S21 (

Huawei Ascend Y330 review


Is this the cheapest smartphone in Britain? The Huawei Ascend Y330 is certainly incredibly cheap, and it's a good basic product for very little money. The phone looks and feels nice, and has a good-sized screen and a dual-core processor too. Battery...

The Ascend Y330 could easily have been a complete failure. It's very hard to produce an entry-level smartphone that isn't terrible. Huawei has cut back ruthlessly on the camera and the memory, but has given the Y330 a decent screen, a dual-core...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: gordie (

this product suites my needs


" I have had this phone before and its suits me fine takes grt pictures "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: soph (

Good phone!


" Well worth the money! "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: biddy (

Good all round


" Got for Christmas and I am still got used to it "

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Char31 (

Brilliant Product, great value for money!


" I bought this as a first smart phone for my Dad and he is getting on great with it. It is fairly easy to use and it is easy for him to navigate around the phone to find what he wants. The screen size is perfect and I would recommend this as a first...

Jan, 2016

Consumer review by: Gurtie (

Great starter phone


" Bought for my 11yr old . She loves it :) "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: 65 & counting (

lovely "first" smart phone


" An easy to use phone for my first move from a brick! intuitive features easy to learn, for an over 65 non teckie. I love it "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Tommy (

I would recommend this to my friends


" Excellent product well worth the money. "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: evrods (



" price attracted me , the two sims unlocked was great , the front and back camera awesummmm. battery life rubbish but all smart phones have this disease...mine developed a problem not charging so took back but they had none in stock .. waaaaaaaa... "

Dec, 2015

Consumer review by: Nan1 (

Great value for money


" I was looking to replace my Phone which was quite old and took a chance on this old standard sim fitted beautifully and my remaining PAYG credit along with the top up transferred just fine.takes good photos ,as easy to use as an I phone,great...

Dec, 2015

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:1500
Battery technology:Lithium Polymer (LiPo) / Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Standby time (2G):300
Standby time (3G):320
Talk time (2G):6
Talk time (3G):6

Call management

Auto-redialing: Yes
Call divert: Yes
Call hold: Yes
Call timer: Yes
Call waiting: Yes
Caller ID: Yes
Conference call: Yes
Speakerphone: Yes
Speed dialing: Yes
Vibrating Alert: Yes


Auto Focus: Yes
Built-in Flash:No / Yes
Front Camera: No
Geotagging: Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):3
Maximum frame rate:30
Rear camera resolution (numeric):3
Second Camera: No
Video recording: Yes
Video recording modes:720p


Body SAR (EU):0.548
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified: Yes
Head SAR (EU):0.522
Specific absorption rate (SAR) value (EU):0.522


Colour of product:Black / Blue / Red / White / Yellow
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar


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
Pixel density:233
Touch screen type:Capacitive
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen: Yes
Touchscreen Type:Capacitive


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


Internal RAM:0.5


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


Audio formats supported:AAC+, eAAC+, mp3 / AAC+, MP3 / MP3
FM radio: Yes
Image formats supported:BMP, GIF, JPG, PNG / JPG
Video formats supported:3GP, H.263, H.264, MP4, MPEG4 / H.263, H.264


Assisted GPS (A-GPS): Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite): Yes
Position location:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi positioning: Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G bands (secondary SIM):850,900,1800,1900
2G standards:EDGE, GSM / GSM
3G: Yes
3G bands supported:900,2100
4G: No
Bluetooth: Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MiniSIM
Tethering (modem-mode): Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Other features

Music player: Yes

Packaging Content

AC adapter included: Yes
Battery pack: Yes
Cables included:USB
Headset included: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Flight mode: Yes
Graphics adapter:PowerVR
Microphone mute: Yes
On-board graphics adapter model:PowerVR
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list / Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes

Ports & interfaces

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


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:2
Processor family:MEDIATEK
Processor frequency:1.3
Processor Model:A7 / MTK6572


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:4.2 / 4.2 Jelly Bean


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


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps, Google Play, Google Voice Search
UMTS bands supported:900,2100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.13 / 12.2
Height :1.13 / 12.2