Huawei announced the launch of the Ascend Y221 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Ascend Y221 phone with 3.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6572M chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.
The Huawei Ascend Y221 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery. The 3.5 inches phone comes with a TFT display (320 x 480 px).
Huawei Ascend Y221 specifications
The weight of Huawei Ascend Y221 is about 4.59 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (4.59 x 2.39 x 0.48 inches).
|Dimensions||4.59 x 2.39 x 0.48 inches|
|SIM type||Mini SIM|
The Huawei Ascend Y221 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software.
|OS version||Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)|
|CPU||Dual-core 1 GHz Cortex-A7|
The size of Ascend Y221 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 3.5 inches phone comes with TFT display. A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel. The 3.5 inches TFT display of Huawei Ascend Y221 with 320 x 480 px resolution is multitouch capable.
|Screen size||3.5 inches|
|Resolution||320 x 480 px|
The internal memory of Huawei Ascend Y221 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.
|Internal storage||4 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The camera of the Ascend Y221 has no autofocus capability (fixed-focus). An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.
|Main camera||2 MP, 1600 x 1200 px|
The Huawei Ascend Y221 supports 2G and 3G networks only. 3G is obsolete now, because most phones can use 4G and 5G networks. This phone doesn't have built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Ascend Y221 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Li-Ion 1350 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of Ascend Y221 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.
|Type||Li-Ion 1350 mAh|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Ascend Y221 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.
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