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 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.
Summary: • Users can have access to Google Search, Maps, Gmail and Google Talk on these phones • Comes with MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player and MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 players • Equipped with organizer, Document viewer and Photo viewer/editor • Loaded with Adobe Flash 10.1, Voice memo/dial and Predictive text input •...
Pros: Users can have access to Google Search, Maps, Gmail and Google Talk on these phones , Comes with MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player and MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264 players , Equipped with organizer, Document viewer and Photo viewer/editor , Loaded with Adobe Flash 10.1, Voice memo/dial and Predictive text input , ...
Cons: Older version of Android OS , Lack of radio on these handsets , Camera quality is below average , Not so impressive audio player
Huawei IDEOS X review: The Huawei IDEOS X5 is targeted at users who want all the features and functions of a top-end Android smartphone minus the expensive price tag
Good Gear Guide.au
17 February 2012
Summary: If you want to buy a fully fledged Android smartphone without breaking the bank, the Huawei IDEOS X5 should be seriously considered. It offers all the features and functions of a top end Android smartphone for an excellent price.
Pros: Value for money, Reasonably stylish design, Decent specifications
Cons: Screen hard to see in sunlight, Touch-sensitive buttons not backlit, No word on Gingerbread update