CHINESE PHONE MAKER Huawei's latest budget Android smartphone, the Ascend G330 has gone on sale in the UK.
Talktalk, the handset's exclusive launch partner, has begun taking preorders for the smartphone ahead of its release any day now. On the mobile operator's website the Ascend G300 can be picked up for free on a 24 month £10 tariff, complete with 100 minutes, 250 texts and 200MB of monthly data.
Bump this up to £15 a month and you'll get a much more generous 300 minutes, 3,000 texts and a 1GB data allowance.
Announced towards the end of November, the Huawei Ascend G330 is the successor to last year's Ascend G300. The inexpensive smartphone aims to bring full Android functionality to those on a budget, featuring Google's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich mobile operating system, a dual-core Qualcomm processor and a 5MP rear-facing camera.
There's also 4GB of internal storage, a 1,500mAh battery, 3G and WiFi connectivity and a bunch of preloaded apps, including The Sims and BBC Iplayer.
Huawei Device UK and Ireland Product and Solutions director James Powell said, "The Ascend G330 sees Huawei, again, set a new standard for entry-level smartphones.
"For discerning shoppers who want knock out performance and new windows on the world of mobile entertainment, without breaking the bank, the Ascend G330 can't be touched."
Check out our Huawei Ascend G330 hands-on review. µ