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Huawei Ascend Y221 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons

Discover all the technical specs of the Huawei Ascend Y221 - from its camera and display to performance and battery life.
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Huawei Ascend Y221 Specs, review, opinions, comparisons
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Huawei Ascend Y221 is a 2014 smartphone. It measures 116.5 x 60.6 x 12.3 mm and weighs 130 g. It has a TFT display measuring 3.5" inches. The resolution is 320 x 480 and 165 ppi pixel density.

There is front camera with 0 MP. The main camera is Single with 2 MP.

It runs on Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A7 CPU with 4 GB, 512 MB RAM memory. The battery is 1350 mAh.

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Huawei Ascend Y221 specs

General specs

Brand and model Huawei Ascend Y221
Release date 2014, December
Dimensions 116.5 x 60.6 x 12.3 mm (4.59 x 2.39 x 0.48 in)
Weight 130 g (4.59 oz)
Colors Black, White
Battery 1350 mAh,  Removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Stand by time- Up to 225 h
Talking time- Up to 4 h
Approximate price130 EUR

Screen

Technology TFT
Touchscreen capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 256K
Screen size 3.5" inc
Screen area 36.5 cm2
Screen format 3:2 (height:width)
Screen to body ratio51.7%
Screen resolution 320 x 480 px
PPI /points per inch/ 165 PPI

Camera and Video

Rear camera, main 2 MP, Single
Camera specs
-2 MP
Video Yes
Front camera, selfie 0 MP,
Specifications

Performance

Operating system OS Android 4.4 (KitKat)
Chipset - Mediatek MT6572M (28 nm)
Processor CPU
- Dual-core 1.0 GHz Cortex-A7
Graphics processor GPU - Mali-400
External memory microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal memory 4 GB, 512 MB RAM

Communication and Connectivity

SIM card Single SIM (Mini-SIM)Dual SIM (Mini-SIM, dual stand-by)
Network GSM / HSPA
Show all network frequencies:
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps
GPRS Yes
Edge Yes
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPS No
NFC
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 3.0, A2DP

Music and Audio

Radio FM Radio
Headphone jack Yes

Other features

- Sensors - Accelerometer

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Frequently Asked Questions

The base approximate price of the Huawei Ascend Y221 was around 130 EUR after it was officially announced. At this point, the price may be lower.
The official release date is 2014, December.
The weight of the Huawei Ascend Y221 is 130 g.
The screen size of the Huawei Ascend Y221 is 3.5" inches.
The size of the Huawei Ascend Y221 is 116.5 x 60.6 x 12.3 mm (HxWxD).
No, it does not support 5G
No, it is not waterproof.
No, it does not support fast charging.
No, it does not support wireless charging.
Yes, it supports the services of Google Play store, gmail, youtube, etc.
There is Single main camera and selfi camera.
To turn on the phone, press and hold the power key until the logo appears on the screen, then release the key. If the phone does not turn on after a few seconds, connect the charger and try again in a minute.
To turn off the phone, press and hold the power button until the power icon appears, then tap the power icon.
To restart the phone, press and hold the volume down key and the power key at the same time until the logo appears on the screen, then release them. This may take up to 30 seconds.
To take a screenshot, press and release the volume down button and the power button at the same time. A thumbnail of the screenshot will appear immediately after that.