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March 25, 2013

Huawei Ascend Y300 lands, priced at Php5,490

Huawei releases the Ascend Y300 in local stores, replacing the popular Ascend Y200 with a bigger screen and Jellybean right out of the box. The Ascend Y200 had a suggested retail price of Php5,490 so Huawei is also making the same for the Y300.

The device was first spotted in Latin America back in June 2012 but only landed in the Philippines this month.

The Ascend Y300 is a simple entry-level handset and follows that same demographic target as the Y200.

Huawei Ascend Y300 specs:
4.0-inch IPS LCD display @ 480×800 pixels
Qualcomm 1.0GHz dual-core processor
512MB RAM
3G/HSDPA
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth 2.1 w/ A2DP
GPS with aGPS support
5MP rear camera
0.3MP front-facing camera
Li-Ion 1730mAh battery
Android 4.1 Jellybean

The device might be a little late though considering the Y200 came as far back as June 2012 and the 9 months since then, several other handsets have crossed the Php5k mark.

The Huawei Ascend Y300 should be available in local stores for a retail price of Php5,490.


26 Responses to “Huawei Ascend Y300 lands, priced at Php5,490”

  1. suigeneris says:

    Sir Yuga,

    Was confused by your title. I think it should read Huawei instead of Cherry Mobile. :)

  2. buster says:

    yuga, why is this title cherry mobile y300??

  3. mobilepinas
    Twitter: mobilepinas
    says:

    oo nga sir yuga, it should be Huawei.

  4. arcyu says:

    Good price. Malaki lang nga ang bezel and sana walang “Huawei” sa harap.

    • toto2013 says:

      huawei is a big multi and international telecom company!why ashamed of that brand? huawei name on the front simply means that your phone is not a clone or rebranded phone!

  5. pines says:

    maybe because may resemblance sila ng cherry mobile flare.. look at the specs then yung position ng camera.. halos same ng CM FLARE…

  6. cha cha says:

    how is this compared to myphone A848i ?

  7. Sonofa says:

    dual sim?

  8. toto2013 says:

    well if you have noticed guys, rebranded or local phones are not bearing names on the front? why ashamed of huawei logo n the front? huawei is not a small company!its multi and international company! they are well known company world wide even here Globe and Smart knew that!

  9. toto2013 says:

    huawei is far better than other local brands! try for yourself and believe! Id been using ideos and ascend y200d. though they are low end but both good decent pics and screen color as well! i cant imagine the high end ones! bpacked with 16 million colors? dont compare cherry mobile or my phone with this coz huawei is brand not rebranded phones!

  10. mariah says:

    Sir Yuga,

    I think the Ascend Y300 was shown only this year at the MWC 2013. Maybe you confused it with the Ascend G300. I’m sure it’s quite new, due to the fact that it’s already in Jellybean. If it was last year. it should have been ICS. Check out this article: http://www.techradar.com/reviews/phones/mobile-phones/huawei-ascend-y300-1133963/review

  11. kikomacine says:

    haha! baka yung mga taong yan na allergic kuno sa chinese brand eh mas gusto pa yung mga rebranded phone ng cherry mobile,myphone, etc. epic fail.

  12. lawrence says:

    I read in another blog that this phone has Gorilla Glass. Is it true?

  13. jade says:

    haha yung iba pa nga nandidiri sa huawei at lenovo kasi china phone daw. pero love na love nila ang cherry mobile at myphone. parang tanga lang haha. akala nila made in the philippines ang mga yun

  14. mdm782010 says:

    I bought Huawei Ascend Y2010 D @ 2990 pesos,Ang bilis ng 3G WiFi tethering may peak rate sya na 4.4 Mbps.

  15. erick says:

    I just bought this phone minutes ago.
    tried viber, everything works except for the mic.
    tried skype, everything works except for my video going to the other party.

    I hope someone can help me with this, since i am switching from black berry to android. I was hoping it’s going to be easy brezzy… hindi pala. lols.

  16. awais says:

    I just bought this phone a week ago.
    tried viber, everything works except for the mic.
    tried skype, everything works except for my video going to the other party.

    I hope someone can help me with this too

    can anyone help in this maatter

  17. awais says:

    I just bought this phone a week ago.
    tried viber, everything works but mic dont.
    tried skype, everything works except for my video going to the other party.

    I hope someone can help me with this too

    can anyone help in this maatter

  18. Faisal Raja says:

    Am facing same issue with viber, other party can’t hear me. Havn’t tried skype yet. Can anybody help?
    Thanks and regards.

  19. Ignacio says:

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    It is caused by the passion displayed in the post I read.
    And on this post Huawei Ascend Y300 lands, priced at Php5,
    490 – YugaTech | Philippines, Tech News & Reviews.

    I was excited enough to leave a comment ;-) I do have a
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  20. Christine says:

    Is this better than O+ 8.52?

  21. kram says:

    Please give some review. Planning to buy.

    • cycy says:

      So far so good. mbilis 3g atbp. i’m playing nba2k13,nba jam,justice league,predator, needforspeed shift,samurai defense,ice rage etc. w/o any lag.
      5second lang ang boot nya!.
      my face unlock.
      you can move apps to SD card.
      ang issue ko lng d2 eh khit nkasave n ung contact s sim. pgngcall sau hindi ngaapear ung contact name.

  22. protocol says:

    san po makakabili nitong phone na to?

  23. Mel says:

    Hi! Please advise where I can buy Huawei Y300. Thanks. God bless.

  24. Hermes says:

    Plsss notify me where to buy this phone

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