Huawei ideos X6General


  1. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    There does not seem to be a dedicated room to this awesome looking phone, so I thought we could all meet up inside here.

    To me this looks like a dream phone...

    • Stock Android
    • Nice enough design
    • Good camera and connectivity
    • Good screen

    And i'm hoping
    • Good price !

    To me, it's kind of a Desire HD with stock android.

    Of course, it's by a lesser known brand... and I do tend to like HTC build quality... but i'm really not after SenseUI phones anymore (not that there is anything awfully wrong with it, but the inconsistencies and slow updates do really bug me) and the Nexus S (with no SD and high price point) is not really what i'm after either.

    What do all you guys think?

    Do you think the DesireHD (with SenseUI) is still better? Might Huawei be slow with updates anyway? And if its a similar price, do you all think the Nexus S is better then?

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  2. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    I agree! It's a beautiful new phone and I'm anxious for it to be released here in the US.

    Cricket is going to be one of the Carriers for this phone, as was announced by Matt Stoiber, V. President and General Manager of Devices, just a couple of days ago in Vegas.

    I'm sure it will be reasonably priced compared to the other androids offered by the 'contract' carriers.

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    Specs:

    General 2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 3G Network HSDPA 850 / 1900 / 2100 / AWS HSDPA 900 / 1900 / 2100 / AWS Announced 2010, December Status Coming soon. Exp. release 2011, May Size Dimensions 122 x 66 x 10 mm Weight 143 g Display Type TFT capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Size 480 x 800 pixels, 4.1 inches - Accelerometer sensor for auto-rotate
    - Touch-sensitive controls
    - Proximity sensor for auto turn-off Sound Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones Speakerphone Yes - 3.5 mm audio jack
    - Dolby mobile sound enhancement Memory Phonebook Practically unlimited entries and fields, Photocall Call records Practically unlimited Internal 2 GB storage, 512 MB RAM, 2 GB ROM Card slot microSD (TransFlash) up to 32GB Data GPRS Yes EDGE Yes 3G HSDPA, 14.4 Mbps; HSUPA, 5.76 Mbps WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, (DLNA - carrier dependent) Bluetooth Yes v2.1 with A2DP Infrared port No USB Yes, microUSB v2.0 Camera Primary 5 MP, 2592х1944 pixels, autofocus, LED flash Features Geo-tagging Video Yes, 720p@30fps Secondary VGA videocall camera Features OS Android OS, v2.2 (Froyo) CPU Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8255 1 GHz processor Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM Browser Yes Radio Stereo FM radio with RDS Games Yes Colors Black GPS Yes, with A-GPS support Java Via third party application - Digital compass
    - Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Talk
    - TV-out (720p video) via HDMI port
    - MP3/WMA/WAV/eAAC+ player
    - MP4/WMV/H.263/H.264/DivX player
    - Organizer
    - Photo viewer/editor
    - Adobe Flash 10.1
    - Voice memo/dial
    - Predictive text input Battery Standard battery, Li-Ion 1500 mAh Stand-by
    Talk time

    I'm hoping a Moderator will see this and create a Huawei IDEOS X5 topic in the Phones forum. :)
  3. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    It will be offered at a much lower price than the Desire or the Nexus S.

    Huawei is dedicated to offering a similar product at a more reasonable price.

    ;)
  4. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    X5 (where I've moved your query to based on "I'm hoping a Moderator will see this and create a Huawei IDEOS X5 topic in the Phones forum") or X6 (the topic OP title)?
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  5. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    This should be under Huawei IDEOS X6

    different phone from the X5

    Thanks! :)
  6. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Ok.. I'll move this thread to the proper forum once it's created, Jazziette.

    For now, perhaps we should leave it here rather than put it out in the generic Android Lounge area. I'll PM the admin and see if he'd like to begin a new device forum.. I'll post back in a bit.
  7. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    Yes, X6 is the 'higher end' phone. A Phandroid page on it exists - but clicking the 'forum' link results in a 404.

    I'm hoping this phone comes to the UK soon. I read Europe will have it soon so hopefully that means us. Otherwise I presume an import will work fine as long as I go unlocked?
  8. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    I hope so. If they do end up similar price then they are then much more evenly matched and harder to choose between. But the SD could be the tipping point for me. I intend to use this as my main Mp3 device, and 16GB is less than I have in music.
  9. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    Its frustrating how little details we have on it isn't it! Price being the big question, along with more carriers (Cricket is a good start)
  10. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    On second thought I'm going to get this thread out of the X5 forums and into the Android Lounge; it could be a day or so before we get an answer on the new forum (very, very busy admins lately, please understand). ;)
  11. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    Stoiber says the X5 is going to retail for about the same as the Huawei Ascend ($159)

    So I don't think the X6 will be that much higher. Some maybe but not all that much....not like $600 or anything. hahaha
  12. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    That's a great idea, Frisco! Thanks again. :)
  13. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    Ok.. now we've got a brand new forum for that device.. moving the thread now.. :)
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  14. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    Good job, Frisco!!!! :D
  15. Frisco

    Frisco =Luceat Lux Vestra= VIP Member

    You're welcome.

    It'll probably be slow in growing here.. but it will as more and more Android users discover this device.
  16. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    Yay! Now there is an official room, it is *officially* a new great Android handset. That nobody yet owns.
  17. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    LOL True! I'm going to own one just as soon as Cricket gets them. :D
  18. joser116

    joser116 Guest

    What's the difference between x5 and x6?
  19. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    One is a smaller midrange phone with a 800mhz processor (X5) while the other is a larger high end model with a 1GHZ (X6)

    The X5 also sports a rounder design while the X6 has a nice square look.

    In my eyes - they are like the HTC Desire and HTC Wildfire. Similar, but different audiences. (And both look better than the Wildfire).
  20. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    There are several differences. It's a different design for one thing (bigger screen) and it has the latest flashplayer. I'm not sure what all the differences are but it appears to have more horsepower. I'm going to wait for the X6.

    (We should be getting paid by Cricket and Huawei! :p )
  21. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    Well, there ya go! LOL

    I didn't know the X6 came in a rounder design. Hmmmm....where did you see that?
  22. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    I'm afraid that I mistyped! Corrected above now.

    X5 = round
    X6 = industrial rectangle look

    I like the X6 myself
  23. Jazziette

    Jazziette Well-Known Member

    Me too....but I want to see them both (in the flesh) first. So far I am impressed with Huawei.
  24. mrmrw

    mrmrw Member

    They seem at present from what we know, worthy of even the Nexus brand
  25. joser116

    joser116 Guest


    Funny but true
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