Wealth of connectivity.
Finicky touch-sensitive buttons.
Can lag at times.
Camera’s not great.
By CNET Australia on May 14, 2012
Huawei puts forward a very respectable low-end device in the Ideos X3, but its nearest competitors have a couple of extra features worth...70
By Pocket-lint on February 03, 2012
A nice enough phone for those on a budget. Sadly, the touchscreen does make it a bit of a chore to use, but as a simple, effective Android phone, it's very likeable indeed....70
By IT PRO on January 18, 2012
The U8510 Blaze is remarkably cheap, but it’s also surprisingly cheerful and Huawei has done a good job of delivering a relatively capable Android smartphone for very little money. It’s probably only suited as a main smartphone for...67
By Expert Reviews on November 30, 2011
The Blaze is occasionally laggy, but its slim design, bright screen and decent pre-installed apps make it a great budget phone...80
By Good Gear Guide on November 16, 2011
The Huawei IDEOS X3 naturally makes plenty of compromises to deliver on its $99 price. The screen feels sticky to swipe and isn't always smooth, the glossy coating makes it reflective under light and the keyboard is tiny. Despite these limitations...70
By TechRadar on November 08, 2011
The Huawei Blaze is known by several names, with Huawei calling the smartphone the U8510 in some regions and the IDEOS X3 in others.In the UK, it's called Huawei Blaze, with the Chinese manufacturer managing to sell it unlocked and unsubsidised for...60
By BrightHub on November 06, 2011
As a budget Android smartphone the Huawei Blaze X3 8150 offers great value for the money. The incredible features and performance at this price make it an easy recommendation for any entry-level smartphone user. The handset is currently...80
By CNET UK on October 12, 2011
While it’s not quite the leap we were expecting, the Huawei Blaze offers Android 2.3 Gingerbread, a capacitive screen and a design that makes it look like it costs much more than it actually...70
By Recombu on October 10, 2011
In the context of its price bracket, the Blaze is a very well featured phone, with excellent connectivity, a solid design and some nice Huwaei additions to the Android user interface. It can be a little slow at times and the camera isn’t...70
By Mobile Choice on October 03, 2011
It really is this simple – if you’ve only got £100 and want a decent-spec Android that ticks most boxes off, you can do no wrong...60