Huawei Ascend

Last updated: Nov 16th, 2010.

The Huawei Ascend is MetroPCS and Cricket's extremely affordable Android handset, coming in at $150 off-contract. For that kind of money, don't expect much in terms of bang for buck. You'll get a 3.5 inch HVGA display, a 3.2 megapixel camera, 512MB of internal storage, 256MB of RAM and more. It's a cheap entry-level phone for folks who need a phone and a carrier that won't break the bank.

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MetroPCS Introduces MMA-Themed Huawei Ascend

What do mixed martial arts and Android have to do with each other? I’m not sure either, but apparently MetroPCS and Huawei see the connection, as today they have announced the Huawei Ascend Sanctioned by TapouT. Aside from coming with an awkwardly long official titling (which is repeated verbatim throughout their presser), the phone features …

MetroPCS Announces Availability of Huawei Ascend for $179

MetroPCS is adding to its Android lineup, but don’t expect the additions to bring a real power hitting smartphone to plate for the carrier just yet. Today they announced the availability of the Huawei Ascend, an Android 2.1 handset with a 3.5-inch HVGA touchscreen and 3.2MP camera. The Ascend, initially available via Cricket, joins the …

Huawei Ascend: $150 Android With No Contract

First-time Android owners might not need all the bells and whistles of a high-end phone and with the Huawei Ascend you’ll get almost none of them. But what you will get is a highly adequate device at an extremely cheap price point: the Ascend is only $150 without any need for a contract or limb …