Dick Smith Selling the Huawei Ascend G526 4G ready phone on the Vodafone Network

Huawei G526 Voda DSE

Its seems the 4G competition is heating up with the networks for pre-paid devices, especially since Vodafone only turned on their 4G network earlier this month.

In their latest catalogue, it appears that Dick Smith have begun offering the Huawei Ascend G526, a 4G ready mobile phone for $229.

Now whilst the Huawei Ascend G526 isn’t going to offering rock your socks off specs, it is offering some decent if not okish specs for a pre-paid entry level specs.

Here is a run down of the what the G526 is packing:

  • IPS LCD, 540 x 960 pixels, 4.5 inches (~245 ppi pixel density)
  • Dual-core 1.2 GHz CPU
  • 5 MP rear camera, LED flash, VGA front facing camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hot spot
  • Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean)

The phone does not appear to have made it onto the Dick Smith website at this time, but you can check it out in the latest Dick Smith catalogue or head into your local Dick Smith Store to check it out in person.

What do you think of the Huawei Ascend G526? Would you rush out and buy one? tell us your thoughts in the comments below

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  • tell

    Im in the search for a new phone, dont need it to do much, dont down load movies or play games. Would like a camera with a flash, long battery life and somthing nice looking. was looking at samsung s4 but think it can do alot of things i just dont need. Also looking at the galaxy expres vs huawei 526 price difference of $198… People in the shops always stir me toward the samsung but i keep looking over the Huawei….Would love to here any sort of feed back…

  • Ash

    I just bought a huawei g526.. it is a good device which offers 4G and packs up a Qualcomm msm 8930 s400 x2 krait processor when I check it through A benchmark app. And it also packs a adreno 305 gpu.. so don’t worry about gaming it runs all latest titles super smooth.
    There’s one drawback, the back cover tends to loosen up a bit when the battery heats up..