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Huawei Honor

80
Engadget
Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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Engadget Review

Huawei has successfully put together a solid mid-range phone that offers great performance for its price.

Pros
  • Incredible battery lifeGreat performance for a midrange deviceAbove-average displayHDR camera captures a large amount of light
Cons
  • Video capture could be betterNot compatible with all major UMTS / HSPA networks
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Scores

Engadget

80
 

User Reviews

50
Peter Zhu
This thing is good, the camera sucks, it is like a 2 megapixel camera. In low...read more
90
Mahmoud Hammoudeh
The best in its category. We highly recommend it. - Engadget
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Model

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
422
Internal memory
21
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
Yes

Power

Talk time
2g, 3g

Camera

Camera
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash) (Yes)

Location

Location support
Yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
2 GB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Yes)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (A2DP [stereo audio])

Media

Media playback
Yes (Streaming / internet)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Flash)
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Voice recorder

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Polyphonic, Mp3 audio)
Vibrate mode
Yes

Carriers

Regions offered
Asia, Middle east

Radio type

Comm standard
GSM (Gsm, Gprs, Edge) (UMTS / WCDMA)

Display

Screen size
4 inches
Screen resolution
Other (854x480)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Speakers
Mono (Yes)

Hardware

CPU
1.4 GHz
RAM
512 MB
ROM
4096 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Other features

Flight mode
Yes
FM tuner
Yes
Model
Mercury

Key Specs

Type
Smartphone
Operating system
Android
Screen size
422
Internal memory
21
Camera
Yes
Talk time
2g, 3g

General

Type
Smartphone (Android)
Style
Bar
Antenna
Internal

Input

Input type
Touchscreen (Capacitive [finger])
Predictive text
Yes

Power

Talk time
2g, 3g

Camera

Camera
Yes (8 megapixels) (Video, Auto focus, Flash) (Yes)

Location

Location support
Yes (GPS)

Storage

Internal memory
2 GB
Memory card
MicroSD (MicroSDHC)

Connectivity

WiFi
Yes (802.11802.11 b, 802.11 g, 802.11 n) (Yes)
Bluetooth
2.1 + EDR (A2DP [stereo audio])

Media

Media playback
Yes (Streaming / internet)

Messaging

SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes

Browser and email

Browser
HTML (Flash)
Email
Yes (Pop3, Imap, Push)

Sync

Sync PIM data
Yes

Apps

Apps (default)
Alarm, Calculator, Calendar, Voice recorder

Rings / alerts

Custom ringtones
Yes (Polyphonic, Mp3 audio)
Vibrate mode
Yes

Carriers

Regions offered
North America (US)

Radio type

Comm standard
CDMA (EV-DO rA)

Display

Screen size
4 inches
Screen resolution
Other (854x480)
Screen type
LCD (Active) (Color)

Alternate display

Secondary screen
No

Audio and voice

Speakers
Mono (Yes)

Hardware

CPU
1.4 GHz
RAM
512 MB
ROM
4096 MB
USB
2.0 (Micro-USB port) (USB charging)

Sensors

Sensors
Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Other features

Flight mode
Yes
FM tuner
Yes