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Has anyone started asking Huawei and Vodafone for kernel source yet?

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Hi!

Does it have a front facing camera?

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Don't think so. Doesn't say anywhere in the specs

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Think I'll wait until someone gets ICS on it though - going back to GB would feel like a massive step backwords.

My thoughts exactly. Must be because we are both in Leeds :)

I must admit I've got the 'fear' because Huawei have said that ICS will be available in the summer, to me sounds like it'll never happen because they'll have squeezed out a new phone in the meantime and will not be interested in supporting an 'old' phone.

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I must admit I've got the 'fear' because Huawei have said that ICS will be available in the summer, to me sounds like it'll never happen because they'll have squeezed out a new phone in the meantime and will not be interested in supporting an 'old' phone.


You could be right, but tbh I'm not too bothered about an official ICS build - I'd rather have CM9 ;-)

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There's a video sample uploaded onto Youtube.



Looks fairly decent and better quality than the OMC.

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Has anyone started asking Huawei and Vodafone for kernel source yet?


If he's still around then I fully expect wbaw already asked them yesterday ;)

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If he's still around then I fully expect wbaw already asked them yesterday ;)


Vodafone Italy seems to be stocking this device too.

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I have one! Got questions? Fire away!

How good is the camera? I have the ZTE Blade, and the camera is my main disappointment - the pictures are just consistently terrible. Is this one good enough for pictures on the web or even some real snapshots?

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Did anyone get an SDCard with theirs? and did it have anything on it?

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No msm7227a devices come with sd cards

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No msm7227a devices come with sd cards


That's an interesting marketing feature

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That's an interesting marketing feature


HTC Explorer and LG Optimus L3 are examples, neither have micro sd cards included, both are MSM7225a and MSM7227a devices

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Does this have FM radio? Not vital but it'd be nice to have.


It sure does - The volume through the speaker is very low on mine, even at full volume

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It sure does - The volume through the speaker is very low on mine, even at full volume


Cool. Yet another feature :P

The volume just needs to be tweaked by the custom ROMs which I'm sure are not that far away.

Now where's Paul with superboot and CWM recovery?... :P

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Adobe Flash support? BBC iPlayer working?

(thanks for the quick answers - really appreciated!)

These SHOULD work, i've not installed yet, i'll update here when I do.

Any benchmark results?

As above! :)

BTW Paul will you do an overview video on Youtube?

Yes, as part of my review.

Does this have FM radio? Not vital but it'd be nice to have.

It does!

are you going to do a full review paul? Posted Image

Yup!

what colour is it, the image on the box is the black version, but I thought it was the white version that was available through Vodafone?

Silver / white.

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Does it have a front facing camera?

Thanks

Kihon

No...

How good is the camera? I have the ZTE Blade, and the camera is my main disappointment - the pictures are just consistently terrible. Is this one good enough for pictures on the web or even some real snapshots?

It's the stock Gingerbread camera app, i'll post some camera samples in a bit.

Did anyone get an SDCard with theirs? and did it have anything on it?

No...

Cool. Yet another feature :P

The volume just needs to be tweaked by the custom ROMs which I'm sure are not that far away.

Now where's Paul with superboot and CWM recovery?... :P

Working on root. ;)

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I know its replaceable but is huaweis skin actually any good compared to the likes of sense and touchwiz


I think the skin is quite nice with cube style transition between the screens and minimal messing with the interface.

One big menu button in the bottom left which does not appear movable. The weather clock is very nice although does not appear to take a location via GPS you have to tell it where you want the weather details from. Power control bar is like most but very colourful, I like it, has control for wifi, BT, GPS, Auto-sync and brightness.

The icons in the menu seem quite big, down to resolution? I don't know. Very clear though.

Screen brightness was set quite low out the box which worried me a little until I adjusted it.

Hope that helps a little

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Cool. Yet another feature :P

The volume just needs to be tweaked by the custom ROMs which I'm sure are not that far away.

Now where's Paul with superboot and CWM recovery?... :P


I have been away from this for a while (so much so I forgot all my username details) but didn't the Blade have a low volume as well?

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Yeah, weird auto brightness is not on out of the box!

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I think the skin is quite nice with cube style transition between the screens and minimal messing with the interface.

One big menu button in the bottom left which does not appear movable. The weather clock is very nice although does not appear to take a location via GPS you have to tell it where you want the weather details from. Power control bar is like most but very colourful, I like it, has control for wifi, BT, GPS, Auto-sync and brightness.

The icons in the menu seem quite big, down to resolution? I don't know. Very clear though.

Screen brightness was set quite low out the box which worried me a little until I adjusted it.

Hope that helps a little


And what are the viewing angles like?

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I have been away from this for a while (so much so I forgot all my username details) but didn't the Blade have a low volume as well?


It got fixed in CM7 and later stock builds.

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