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Huawei Ascend Y520 (2014) review

Android OS v4.4 (KitKat)
Mediatek MT6572
Mali-400
512 MB / 4 GB
4.5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px

Huawei announced the launch of the Ascend Y520 smartphone in 2014. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Ascend Y520 phone with 4.5 inches display, Mediatek MT6572 chipset, 512 MB of RAM and 4 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Ascend Y520 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 1750 mAh battery. The 4.5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). 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.

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Huawei Ascend Y520 specifications

BrandHuawei
NameAscend Y520
ModelY520
Release date2014

Body

The weight of Huawei Ascend Y520 is about 5.29 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei phone are average (5.28 x 2.64 x 0.4 inches).

Weight5.29 oz
Dimensions5.28 x 2.64 x 0.4 inches
Colorsblack, blue, pink, white
SIM typeMini SIM

System

The Huawei Ascend Y520 comes with Android OS v4.4 (KitKat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v4.4 (KitKat)
SoCMediatek MT6572
CPUDual-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400

Display

The size of Ascend Y520 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 4.5 inches TFT display of Huawei Ascend Y520 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size4.5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Huawei Ascend Y520 (512 MB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (4 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM512 MB
Internal storage4 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Ascend Y520 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.

Selfie cameraVGA
Main camera5 MP, 2592 х 1944 px
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Huawei Ascend Y520 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a 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 Y520 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 1750 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 Y520 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 1750 mAh

Features

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.

Sensorsaccelerometer
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Huawei Ascend Y520, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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