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Huawei Ascend G525

Specifications

Huawei Ascend G525
Huawei Ascend G525 (Y Series)
Graphics adapter
Memory
1024 MB 
Display
4.5 inch 16:9, 960x540 pixel, qHD, IPS, glossy: yes
Storage
4 GB Flash, 4 GB 
, 2 GB free
Connections
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm stereo jack, Card Reader: micro SD cards up to 32 GB, Sensors: proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, accelerometer
Networking
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n), Bluetooth 2.0 EDR, GSM quad band (850/900/1,800/1,900 MHz), UMTS dual band (900/2,100 MHz)
Size
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.9 x 134 x 67 ( = 0.39 x 5.28 x 2.64 in)
Battery
6 Wh Lithium-Ion, 1,700 mAh, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 5.3 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 5.3 h
Operating System
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean
Camera
Webcam: Rear: 5 MP with autofocus (2592 x 1944 pixels), Front: 0.3 MP (640 x 480 pixels)
Additional features
Speakers: mono, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: no, PSU, In-Ear headset, USB data cable, 24 Months Warranty
Weight
155 g ( = 5.47 oz / 0.34 pounds), Power Supply: 30 g ( = 1.06 oz / 0.07 pounds)
Price
250 Euro

 

Average Score: 73% - average
Average of 3 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 38%, features: 40%, display: 85% mobility: 97%, workmanship: 85%, ergonomy: 70%, emissions: 88%

Reviews for the Huawei Ascend G525

85% Review Huawei Ascend G525 Smartphone | Notebookcheck
More horsepower. An entry-level smartphone with a quad-core processor - Huawei combines these apparent contradictions in the 4.5-inch Ascend G525. We checked the performance of the Android smartphone for 250 Euros (~$345).
50% Huawei Ascend G525
Source: Tech.de German DE→EN
Positive: dual SIM function; good dsplay; adequate performance
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 02/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 50%
Dual-SIM-Smartphone mit komfortabler Kartenverwaltung
Source: Netzwelt German DE→EN
Positive: respectable device; dual SIM function Negative: weak camera; small storage
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/12/2013
84% Dual-SIM-Androide für 160 Euro
Source: Onlinekosten.de German DE→EN
Positive: 2 SIM card slots Negative: unconvincing android smartphone
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 11/01/2013
Rating: Total score: 84%

Comment

Qualcomm Adreno 203: Entry level GPU with support for OpenGL ES 2.0

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.


S4 Play MSM8225Q: » Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


4.5":

This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.


0.155 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.


Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).


73%: This rating is bad. Most notebooks are better rated. This is not a recommendation for purchase.


» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.

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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2013-11- 5)