Huawei U8180 Ideos X1



Huawei U8180 Ideos X1

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By PCWorld New Zealand on 50

The Huawei Ideos X1 is made to be cheap, no question. We have to make certain allowances when we look at it – okay, it has a slow processor. Okay, it doesn't have a lot of RAM. But it's a smartphone worth less than $200, so how much can we...

By CNET Australia on 65

The X1 is impressively cheap and well built, but the dirt-cheap price tag brings limitations that will infuriate anyone looking for their smartphone to behave like a smartphone...

By Channel News Australia on 60

Huawei has rebadged its flagship budget Android phone and slashed the price in half. Question is, is the X1 an outdated smartphone relic or a must-have bargain for first-time Android users?Huawei made an aggressive push to steal the prepaid phone...

By Smarthouse on 60

Huawei made an aggressive push to steal the prepaid phone market in Australia late last year with an extensive range of budget Android phones, and is doubling up this year by pushing out more budget models with notable improvements.The Chinese company...

By Gadget Guy Australia on 60

The X1 has several shortcomings, with speed and screen quality at the top of that list. At $99, though, it’s hard to go past the X1 as a value-packed prepaid...

By Good Gear Guide on 65

The Huawei IDEOS X1 is a pretty impressive smartphone considering its low price. The capacitive touchscreen is reasonably responsive, and although its performance, screen size and the plastic build quality aren’t anything to crow about, the IDEOS...