Thursday , June 29 2017

Huawei X1 finds itself at home on Optus and Boost Prepaid, $99 pricetag

Optus and Telstra love a good slinging match: first they launch cheap crap-tablets, then they release the same tablet and phone and now we can add selling similar $99 prepaid phones. Yep that’s right, Optus is now selling their own $99 prepaid device: the Huawei X1. Here are some of its lackluster specs:

  • 2.8″ QVGA (240 x 320) Capacitive Display
  • Android 2.2
  • 528MHz Qualcomm CPU
  • 3.2MP Camera
  • Expandable MicroSD Slot
  • 900/2100MHz 3G
  • Wi-Fi b/g, Bluetooth 2.1
  • 90grams

The specs aren’t that great, but for $99 you can’t expect greatness now can you? Personally I’d tell anyone looking to buy an Android device with a QVGA screen to not even bother. Let us know what you think of Telstra and Optus’ device slinging match in the comments.

 

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12 Comments on "Huawei X1 finds itself at home on Optus and Boost Prepaid, $99 pricetag"

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USB 3G Viettel
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This is exciting technology imformation. 

Matt Booth
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Matt Booth

Test

Anonymous
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Anonymous

@9de206ff98b0c52709ed9fcc0b78d7ef:disqus, Any idea of a launch date? Also, will it be available on Optus Prepaid or Boost Prepaid, or both?

Cheers

Insider
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Insider

can confirm from industry insiders all details are correct, this is a nice handset and at a hundred bucks who can complain.

Francis Arjonillo
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I’d expect this device to lag like hell.

Dylan Waghorne
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read reviews for the huawei ideos, its actually alright for 100 bucks

Mick Bourke
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Mick Bourke

Hey Buzz, I can’t see anything on the Optus site – this phone would be perfect for my Dad. What was the source of your information. Thanks.

Ballzingski
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Ballzingski

Im hoping this would be a good phone for someone that is going to use the phone primarily as a dumb phone but be able to email photo’s around and get to Gtalk. Prepaid for Highschool kids  and parents that I force into buying a smart phone but an SGS2 would be wasted on

Dylan Waghorne
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exact same as ideos?

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