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Huawei Ascend G300 Phone Reviews and Unlocking

Last year, it was the Orange San Francisco which stole techies heart by being value for money.

2012 has been already hit by another gem "Huawei Ascend G300"

Vodafone is having exclusive sale

Why G300?
1. Simple comparison of SAMSUNG GALAXY ACE S5830 vs Huawei Ascend G300 Shows how better G300 is !!
2. Pure technical details

Keythings with Huawei Ascend G300 aka Huawei U8815

  • Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon S1, 1 GHz, MSM7227A RISC 32bit , ARMv7-A, ARM Cortex-A5

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 , GPRS Class 10, and 3G EDGE Class 10, HSDPA 7.2, HSUPA 5.76

  • RAM: 512 MiB, 393MiB usable (which is very good compared to other phones)

  • ROM: 4GB built in, external SD upto 32GB (microSD, microSDHC)

  • Bluetooth, USB Hi-Speed Micro-B (Micro-USB) connector, Wireless 802.11 b/g/n

  • GPS, FM radio with headset, Geotagging

  • capacitive touch screen, TFT screen, 480 x 800 pixels, 4.0 inches, 232.3 pixel/inch (much better than other rivals)

  • Size: 122.5 x 63 x 10.5 mm and 140g weight

  • Battery life: Lithium-ion, 1500 mAh

  • Single Camera only, 5MP, Camcorder with 800x480 3GP, MPEG4

  • Audio: 3.5mm plug,

  • OS: Android 2.3.6 as default, but Ice Cream Sandwich ICS in near future


Huawei Ascend G300 Android smartphone


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Unlocking the phone : At this price, the phone is locked to Vodafone. But ...

  1. Currently the easy way is to get the unlock code from ebay from users:  (a)Cellunlocker (b)korter_gsm    (put an offer and they normally will accept)

  2. Further rooting, unlocking, ClockwordMod recovery : Read  Modaco Android Forums 

  3. Also users have said sometimes Vodafone shop unlock for free. So check with stores too.

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