You heard it here first the next official Google Phone, the Huawei Ideos.
The Ideos is a very competitively priced smartphone that is due to be launched in the UK soon that will be running Android 2.2 and will have a feature set that includes HSDPA and WiFi 802.11b/g/n.
Much like many other smartphones the Ideos will do all the things you would expect but with Google Android 2.2 you will too be able to use is as a WiFi router, tether it and store applications on the memory card.
There is no word on the exact specification but what we do know can be found below.
Technical Specification of Huawei Ideos
Operating System –
ROM: 512MB (200MB Available)
2.8” QVGA (320×240) TFT Capacitive Touch, Auto rotate (G-sensor)
No Contract SIM Free/Unlocked
BT 2.1 (A2DP)
MicroUSB (High Speed USB)
Auto rotate (G-sensor)
Ambient light sensor
Expansion Slot –
MicroSDHC (Up to 16GB)
3.2 Megapixel Camera
Talk Time –
Standby Time –
104 × 54.8 × 13.5mm
Google Chrome Lite browser
Streaming Audio & Video
Support more markup
GMS (Google Maps / Google Search /
The Ideos will be available in different colours around the world, but there is no word on which countries will get which colour.
The killer feature of the Huawei Ideos is the price point. It is due to retail at just under £200 inclusive of VAT.
We are taking advanced orders for it now at Clove.
Check back here next week – we should have some hands on video if all goes to plan!!