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Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5 user review

rohitth (unregistered) 02 Aug 2011, 00:31 posted on

I am using it and there is lots of problem in Huawei U8800 IDEOS X5 that i faced.

1.battery is very poor. i have seen that many sites have shown its talk time 6 to 8 hours on 2G.But actually it is very less, on
using just GPRS and switching off wifi,gps etc battery lasts for only 3 hours, which is very disappointing.

2.sometimes microphone stops working and i need to restart the phone.
3.it takes almost 30 min. to detect sim card after restarting the phone.

4.sound quality is bad and very low.


posted on 07 Aug 2011, 20:22

1. briener (unregistered)


have had this phone for 6 months and have no problems with battery or microphone or sim card......i'd bring it back where u got it , sounds faulty

posted on 17 Aug 2011, 09:32

2. Muaz (unregistered)


yup.. mine work perfect.. the battery is good. i have no problem with the sim card. this phone is juz fantastic. im in love with it.

posted on 21 Aug 2011, 00:40

3. Mike (unregistered)


Have had the phone now for one week, and love it. My only hangup would be the maps apps, as I had nokia maps before, hard to beat. But the phone is great , on 3G I get about a day and a half with normal use.

posted on 09 Oct 2011, 20:44

4. colinj (Posts: 1; Member since: 09 Oct 2011)


Gys i have just bought an ideos x 5 and am having serious issues trying to get a 3g signal , i think i have cured the battery draining by turning most things off ut this 3g issue is quite well peeeing me off , is there any cures for this or do i have to take the unit back to d**k smith

posted on 03 Dec 2011, 01:39

5. vinay2108 (Posts: 1; Member since: 03 Dec 2011)


I am unable to use the gprs as the idea do not have setting for ideos x5 will some help me with the settings

posted on 08 Nov 2012, 19:39

6. zagor (Posts: 2; Member since: 08 Nov 2012)


Hi, I have Huawei ideos X5 and i I want to buy another phone so My question is about QUALCOMM SNAPGRADON S2 MSM 7230. What is the difference with the MSM 8255?
On wikipedia says MSM8255 has CPU CACHE L2: 512 KB and Dual-channel 333 MHz LPDDR2.
These data are not available for MSM 7230! I'm interested in how much is MSM 7230 L2 cache and how mouch is LPDDR2?
Thank you for the response.
Stanislaw L.

posted on 10 Mar 2013, 05:52

7. Marrygirl (Posts: 1; Member since: 10 Mar 2013)


ive been using my Ideos X5 for seven months, I realy enjoy ma phone, everything is easy, I love it" and I can incourage others to have it. guys take ur time and study ur phones, u'll love Ideos X5 as I do.

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