Affordable Huawei Ascend goes on sale through MetroPCS for $179
Today, customers can now pick up the Huawei Ascend for the no-contract price of only $179 – which of course offers the essential core Android experience. Some of its features include a 3.5” display, 3.2-megapixel auto-focus camera, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and runs Android 2.1. Sure it might not be sporting the latest build of Android, but it's still nonetheless more than acceptable for a device that doesn't require you to be tethered to a lengthy contract.
So if you tire of meddling with the predominantly messaging phones that MetroPCS has to offer, the Huawei Ascend is an inexpensive solution that should prove itself to be a versatile smartphone. You can buy one either through MetroPCS retail stores across the country or online.
source: MetroPCS (1 & 2)