(UPDATED) Huawei Ideos passes FCC certification Launching with Android 2.2

(UPDATED) Huawei Ideos passes FCC certification Launching with Android 2.2

8/24/10 UPDATE

PC World is reporting that Huawei is going to launch this handset at the Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) consumer electronics show, and indeed is going to launch with Froyo.  This is certainly a mid to low range handset however, but if you are on a tight budget (and live overseas), this could be a good option for you.  If you are looking for a compact handset that runs Android, take a look when it drops.

It looks like Android lovers are getting another choice in handsets, this time from Huawei. The Huawei Ideos is an inexpensive Android smartphone running on your standard GSM/GPRS Bands with a 2.8″ Capacitive Touchscreen and a 528Mhz CPU. With this squarely in the budget phone market, it refreshing to see the device launching with Android 2.2. With many handsets launching with 1.6 and some still launching with 1.5, seeing 2.2 out of the gate is refreshing to say the least. According to our source the phone will be available in Pink, Yellow and Blue. No release date has been announce for the US or abroad but expect pricing at around $250 unsubsidized

Huawei Ideos Features: huawei-ideos-android-phone-326

  • GSM / GPRS / EDGE / UMTS / HSDPA
  • 2.8″ capacitive touchscreen – QVGA (320×240 px)
  • 512 ROM / 256 RAM
  • 528 MHz processor
  • 3.2 MP AF camera
  • GPS
  • Accelerometer
  • MicroSD card up to 16GB
  • WiFi / Bluetooth / Micro USB
  • 1200mAh battery
  • Dimensions: 104 × 54.8 × 13.5mm

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9 Comments

  1. Dragonthe
    August 16, 15:10 Reply

    At least they got there heads in the right direction whit this low budget andoid phone suporting 2.2

  2. Mad Misspelling Monster
    August 16, 16:26 Reply

    “budget phone market, it refreshing to”
    Shouldn’t there be “budget phone market, it’s refreshing to”?

  3. A cheap Android phone finally comes out and they only offer it in blue, yellow, and pink? How about an Android smartphone in a normal color like black or grey?

    I guess you can just get a case.

  4. Lemon
    August 17, 20:09 Reply

    I’ve got one on my desk. Any questions?

    The blue looks fine.

    For a *cheap* handset it’s a beast. 2.2 on low specs phones make an OBVIOUS difference.

    Can’t handle LWP for shit, and there’s no 3D effects.
    7.2mbps HSDPA so data is great, and hotspot and USB tethering built in ala 2.2.

    Prolly will be one of the cheapest functional Exchange handsets around.

    Oh, it’s Google Experience too!!! Hooray!

  5. Ravi Vadane
    March 18, 08:07 Reply

    how to connect internet on pc using huawei ideos android 2.2

  6. Johni
    March 29, 09:27 Reply

    A really good phone. One of the fastest selling in Kenya right now. Cheap as hell and practically does all that a nokia n98 would do for me at 1/4 of the price.

  7. Freddy_paulose
    May 02, 02:42 Reply

    black is fine,and pink cover like girls alot,but battery chaRGE its a problem when v r using continusly the internet,and the touch is so soft and simple,

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