Ascend G630 - £150
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Huawei Ascend G630
The Ascend G630 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on running Android Jelly Bean. It is a well-made device at a competitive price. The Ascend G630 is likely to appeal to teenagers, students and first time smartphone buyers.
This phone has a 5 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 294PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Ascend G630 has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 1MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 68 out of 100.
The Ascend G630 has an estimated battery life of around 9 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Ascend G630 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 Ascend G630 has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). 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 G630 has NFC which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends it can connect to DLNA enabled devices, meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly.
The Huawei Ascend G630 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and has a 'simple' mode which makes all of its features easier to use. The Ascend G630 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.
The Huawei Ascend G630 is a more than competent smartphone and the inclusion of both NFC and DLNA help to widen its appeal, as does its comparatively low price.