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Huawei Ascend Y550



Overview of Huawei Ascend Y550

The Huawei Ascend Y550 is an affordable smartphone which provides the latest version of Android and 4G, at a great price. It has a large 4.5” display and a powerful 1.2 GHz, so you can get more done. Best of all it is compact and lightweight making it easy to carry in a pocket, or bag.

With the latest 4G technology you can access the Internet faster than ever before. It means your web browsing is smoother and you can download apps quicker, spending less time waiting around. With this technology searching for topics is quick and you can access all your favourite websites. With the Huawei Ascend Y550 having this technology built-in you know that you have the best Internet experience on the move.

Being able to view photos and movies on a larger display means that you can more fully enjoy them. It also makes it easier to navigate, as you can see more on screen. The Huawei Ascend Y550 has a large 4.5” display which is bright and easy to view due to it being an IPS panel. It brings all your media to life and makes navigating menus simple and easy.

Having a good quality display is just part of ensuring that your media content looks good. You also need a powerful processor to keep your movies playing, and to make sure you get the best out of the latest games. With a 1.2GHz quad-core processor you have plenty of power to keep everything looking smooth and responsive. So that you have a better experience.

With the amount of technology in smartphones always increasing you need to have sufficient power to get you through the day. Huawei has chosen to include a high density 2000 mAh battery in the Ascend Y550. So you can keep on using your phone for longer without having to charge it.

Photography is now an essential part of any smartphone. The Huawei Ascend Y550 has a 5MP camera, which benefits from having an auto focus lens. It also has an ultra fast snapshot facility, so you can take photos in just 1 second and not miss any action. While the ability to capture sound within your photos adds an extra dimension to them. When you have your photo, you can easily edit them with the built in filters, before uploading them to your favourite social media sites.

Reasons to buy Huawei Ascend Y550

  • Android 4.4
  • 4G connectivity
  • Emotion user interface
  • 1.2 GHz quad-core processor
  • High density 2000 mAh battery
  • 4.5" IPS display
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • Wifi 802.11 b/g/n

Box contents of the Huawei Ascend Y550

  • Huawei Ascend Y550
  • Battery 2000 mAh
  • Headset
  • Mains Charger
  • USB cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • microSD card


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version4.4
  • Custom SkinEmotion UI 2.3
  • Speed1.2GHz Quad Core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad CoreYes
  • Make/ModelQualcomm MSM8916
  • Other
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSD
  • Capacity (Up to)Up to 32GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity4 GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size4.5
  • TypeIPS
  • Resolution 854 x 480 pixels (FWVGA)
  • Other
  • Frequencies850/900/1800/1900MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies900/2100MHz
  • Speed
  • FrequenciesB1/B3/B7/B8/B20
  • Speed
  • Version4.0 with EDR
  • FunctionsBLE
  • Version802.11 b,g,n
  • Version
  • DatamicroUSB 2.0
  • PowermicroUSB
  • Audio3.5mm headset connector
  • Video Out
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware Buttons
  • Other
  • Antenna TypeInternal Glonass
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels5MP
  • FlashAuto focus
  • Camera Lens
  • OtherSupport 720p video recording
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type2 MP
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
  • Formatsmp3, .mid, .amr, .3gp, .mp4, .aac, .wav,.ogg
  • Recording
  • Formats3gp, .mp4
  • Recording
Near Field Communication
FM Radio
  • Capacity2000 mAh
  • Type
  • Removable
Call Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3G
Dimensions133 x 68 x 9.5 mm
Weight 153g



Will my phone work

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Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world. Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (I.e. EX-DEMO) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?

Yes. It suppots a MicroSD memory card.

Is this handset LTE compatible?

Yes, this is a 4G enabled phone.

What SIM card does it take?

microSIM card

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