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Huawei launches sub-$100 IDEOS X1 smartphone in Australia

Huawei launches sub-$100 IDEOS X1 smartphone in Australia

Running on Android 2.2, it's available through Optus from July 1

Features a 2.8-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 3.2megapixel camera and an optimal hardware speed of HSDPA 7.2Mbps

Features a 2.8-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 3.2megapixel camera and an optimal hardware speed of HSDPA 7.2Mbps

Telecom solutions provider, Huawei, has launched the IDEOS X1 smartphone, the latest addition to its line of Android powered smartphones.

The new smartphone runs on Google’s Android 2.2 operating system and includes features such as a 2.8-inch TFT capacitive touchscreen, 3.2 megapixel camera and an optimal hardware speed of HSDPA 7.2Mbps.

It also features integrated access to Google Maps, Google Search, Gmail, the Android Market and social media clients including Facebook and Twitter.

Huawei devices head of marketing, Mark Treadwell, said “Weighing only 100 grams, the IDEOS X1 is for consumers wanting a smartphone that gives them quick and easy access to all the apps they love, without draining their wallets.”

The IDEOS X1 is due to launch only through Optus from July 1 for $99 on pre-paid.

Optus consumer marketing director, Gavin Williams, said, “Devices such as the X1 demonstrate the range of smartphone options available on the Android platform and the handsets available across a range of price points for both pre-paid and post-paid customers.”

The company also most recently launched a 7-inch Android tablet.


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