Ascend Y330 - £60
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Huawei Ascend Y330
In the Y330, Chinese manufacturer Huawei has produced an entry-level smartphone that boasts a feature list comparable to many more expensive devices. The Y330 runs Android Jelly Bean with Huawei's Emotion UI on top.
This phone has a 4 inch touchscreen that displays in 245PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Ascend Y330 has a 3MP camera and can record video in up to 480p. This phone does not have a front facing camera.
Performance is provided by a 1.3GHz dual core processor and 0.5GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 30 out of 100.
The Ascend Y330 has an estimated battery life of around 6 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 1500mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Ascend Y330 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 Y330 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 Huawei Ascend Y330 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and 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 Y330 is aimed at those looking for a low budget smartphone with specs comparable to some of the more expensive devices. This phone stands up well against most other devices in this price range.