Ascend Y300 - £80
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Huawei Ascend Y300
In the Y300, Chinese manufacturer Huawei has produced an entry level smartphone that boasts a feature list comparable to many more expensive devices. The Y300 runs on a version of Android Jelly Bean that has been augmented with Huawei's Emotion UI.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 233PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Ascend Y300 has a 5MP camera, can record video in up to 480p and has a 0.3MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 28 out of 100.
The Ascend Y300 has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1730mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. This phone has a removable battery
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Ascend Y300 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The Huawei Ascend Y300 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit) and it has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels.
The Ascend Y300 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and, for additional security, the Y300 has facial recognition technology which can be used to unlock the device. The Y300 comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
Huawei's Ascend Y300 is aimed at people looking for competent, budget smartphone with specs comparable to some of the higher end devices.