SMART Huawei IDEOS U8150 Android Phone : Specs, Photos

I once called Huawei IDEOS 'the cutest Android smartphone thus far'. And to this day, I stand by that statement.

I mean, just look at it:

For those who've long been waiting for this Android 2.2 handset to land here, here's great news;

Smart Communications recently posted this banner on their official Facebook page --

smart huawei ideos
Smart is calling it 'The Most Affordable Android 2.2 Smartphone in the country' so I'm expecting to be priced at around Php 8,000 or less.

Official pricing details aren't available as yet but at least we're sure that the phone will soon be available to Smart Gold and Smart Buddy subscribers.

While we're waiting for further updates, you might want to check out the complete technical specifications of Huawei IDEOS U8150 --

TechPinas Smartphone Technical Specs Table (TSTST)
Name Huawei IDEOS U8150
Type Slate Form Factor (Full Touchscreen with Hardware Knobs)
Price Category Entry Level
Dimensions104 x 54.8 x 13.5 mm
Weight 102.1 g
Available Colors Black body with blue, red and yellow back cover options
Operating System Android 2.2 Froyo
Display 2.8-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 256K colors, 240 x 320 pixels
Processor 528 MHz ARM 11 processor, Adreno 200 GPU, Qualcomm MSM7225 chipset
Camera 3.15 MegaPixels, 2048x1536 pixels, no flash
Video Capture CIF
Audio and Video Playback MP3/WMA/eAAC+ player
- MP4/H.263/H.264 player
Ports microUSB 2.0, 3.5 mm audio jack
Connectivity 5 Ghz Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 3.0+HS
Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network: HSDPA 900 / 2100 / AWS HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / 1700
Memory 200 MB
Sensors Accelerometer, Digital Compass, Proximity
Battery Li-Ion 1200 mAh
Uptime 288 hours on Standby, 9 hours Talk Time
Value-Added Features Google Services Suite
Announcement February 2011, Adobe Flash support
Availability Announced in September 2010, coming soon in the Philippines
Price TBA


  1. do you have any idea as to where we can buy Huawei Phones just in case some of their phones are released here in the Philippines?

  2. Smart offer this free for plan 500. It's great as a wifi tethering gadget for my motorola xoom. Its fast and perfect as a back up phone.

  3. you can check from ephone megamall

  4. huawei ideos is 6988pesos open line

  5. Do not buy this phone. The units are oftentimes defective. Too many people are returning their units at Globe.

  6. may i ask? which is better? this one or Samsung corby?

  7. Samsunb Corby II is better. masyadong mura yong pagkuha ng telco direct sa kay Huawei... wala silang ibang name may na isip... often times defective pala ah... I called it Huwawei Idiots!


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