Summary: Verdict: The X5 is a well-rounded device that packs plenty of punch. It has no glaring issues so if you’re in the market for an Android device and want a lot of bang for you buck, it’s worth a look.
Pros: Good looks, built well, decent overall performance, good web experience, great value for money.
Cons: Limited battery, screen overwhelmed by sunlight.
Excerpt: Finally, the Huawei Ideos X5 , made it to the market - after it was first time showcased at last year's Mobile World Congress as the Huawei U8800 . And unlike many other Huawei Android smartphones, the X5 is the company's first high-end Google experience Android smartphone which still sports...
VIDEOVIEW: Huawei Ideos X5 Android Smartphone Unboxing and Hands-on
8 April 2011
Excerpt: The Ideos X5 is Huawei 's brand new high-end Google experience Android smartphone with an entry level price point. It's powered by a Qualcomm MSM7230 CPU at 800 MHz and runs Android 2.2.1 / Froyo .
Conclusion: Overall, I quite liked the device. Aside from the mucky camera the rest is rather respectable. Originally the handset debuted at £250, which is a bit steep. You could pick up an HTC Desire for that. However, it has dropped considerably and you can even find it for around £210.
Excerpt: The Huawei Ideos X5, which was first time showcased at last year's Mobile World Congress as the Huawei U8800 , is Huawei's first high-end Google experience Android smartphone with an entry level price point. Powered by a Qualcomm MSM7230 CPU at 800 MHz, the X5 runs Android 2.2.1 / Froyo .
Summary: The Huawei IDEOS X5 was, and still is, the cheapest device around with such amazing specs. I mean you can pick up this device for just under $300 at your local Crazy John’s and you’ll get virtually the same specs as an HTC Desire Z minus the $500 price tag.
Pros: Cheap!, Fairly fast, Android 2.2 (Vanilla), 720p video recording
Summary: The Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5 is one of the Huawei devices launched in India in December 2010 and it arrived to a full fanfare reception. Running on Android 2.2, the Huawei IDEOS X5 is a smartphone. It measures 11.6x120x62mm and weighs 130g, which is pretty heavy, even for a smartphone.
Summary: H uawei launched their gen-next Android smartphones in India today under the Ideos brand – the Huawei Ideos U8800 X5 , which will succeed its predecessor, Huawei Ideos X6 U8150 . We had a chance to play with Ideos X5 and here is a quick review of the same.