Huawei recently launched Ascend G510 and Ascend Y300 under the affordable Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) category. Huawei Ascend Y300 was originally showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2013 and has now made its way to India. Given that there are plenty of smartphone makers that are currently offering affordable Android options in India, there seems to be a very little differentiation that is being offered to the consumers. So is Huawei able to bring something new to the table or it is going to another smartphone that gets lost in the crowd? Let's find out in this review.
Huawei Ascend Y300 mobile was launched in April 2013. The phone comes with a 4.00-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 480x800 pixels. Huawei Ascend Y300 is powered by a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play (MSM8225) processor. It comes with 512MB of RAM. The Huawei Ascend Y300 runs Android 4.1 and is powered by a 1730mAh removable battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Huawei Ascend Y300 on the rear packs 5-megapixel camera. It sports a 0.3-megapixel camera on the front for selfies.
Huawei Ascend Y300 is based on Android 4.1 and packs 4GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 32GB). The Huawei Ascend Y300 is a single SIM (GSM) mobile that accepts a Regular-SIM card. The Huawei Ascend Y300 measures 124.50 x 63.80 x 11.20mm (height x width x thickness) .
Connectivity options on the Huawei Ascend Y300 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v2.10, FM radio, and 3G. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor.
|Release date||April 2013|
|Dimensions (mm)||124.50 x 63.80 x 11.20|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||1730|
|Screen size (inches)||4.00|
|Processor make||Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Play (MSM8225)|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||32|
|Operating system||Android 4.1|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 2.10|
|Number of SIMs||1|
|Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)||No|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||No|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|