Huawei Blaze U8510 (Blaze X3, IDEOS X3) Released – Detailed Specs and Price

Android powered Smartphones are usually very expensive in the market but its demand never decreased. With the majority increase in requirement many brands of Androids came in to existence, there are low cost mid ranged Android devices which are pretty cool and are available in attractive designs to meet local people demand.

Huawei newly released a mid range Android powered device Huawei Blaze U8510, which is stylish and yet loaded with plenty of amazing features. This model is also known as the Blaze X3, IDEOS X3 or U8510, so users don’t get confused with ZTE’s Blade.

Mark Mitchinson, EVP at Huawei UK who was formerly working for Samsung and Nokia said – “We’re trying to establish the brand almost from scratch, and He also added that Huawei will compete with “anyone involved in Android”.

Huawei was branding other companies and has made the T-Mobile Pulse and Vodafone Smart devices a huge success and now it is finally going alone with the Huawei Blaze. This brand’s is a basic device for an Android Smartphone and will be made available at the mid range so that local people can opt for it. This Smartphone has a classy look and has a good battery life which defines its endurance.

The Specification of it also shows that this can be one of those products which can give competitions to all other companies to make something great device like this. Here is the complete specification of Blaze U8510 which will help you know the product features in detail and will also help you to make use of it to the fullest.

Specification and Features of Huawei Blaze U8510


Huawei Blaze U8510 has simple design with great good looks, a band of silver runs between the glossy black screen surround and soft-touch back. It is made up of plastic but looks as if it’s made up of metal which is very impressive. The screen frontage is also made up of plastic offering a very little scratch resistance.

It is a slim Smartphone measuring 11mm thick which makes you feel reassuringly dense and its soft-touch plastic back is very pleasant on your palm. Usage of a screen protector or case is strongly recommended, mainly for the protection of the screen and there are attractive cases available which will add to its look. It is available in colors          Black, Red and White.

Operating System and Processor:

The Huawei Blaze U8510 works on Android v2.3 Gingerbread Operating System. It is powered by 800 MHz processor the same processor used in other basic Android devices.

When working on this processor you can expect it to be a pretty fast compared to other of this range. The device runs very smoothly and the performance is comparable to the other Android Gingerbread based Smartphones.

Huawei introduces its own icons to Blaze U8510 a shortcut dock on the bottom of your home screens and an optional HTC-style clock/weather widget which is good. It does not have a physical keyboard, typing can feel slightly cramped and inaccurate in portrait mode but thanks to its 3.2 inch screen makes it ease. The included Touch Pal keyboard offers larger keys setting, making typing at speed much more comfortable.


The device supports 256 MB of RAM, 512 MB of ROM as internal storage space. This can be extended up to 16 GB with a microSD flash card which is plenty for such lower range Android device. This additional memory enables you to save more of your documents, pictures, videos and can also save recent downloaded movies, so that you can watch it during your leisure time.


The Huawei Blaze U8510 Smartphone features excellent screen sharpness with the 3.2 inch capacitive curved touchscreen which is quite large and bright. This TFT display delivers screen resolution of HVGA with the maximum resolution of 480 X 320 pixels, so that you can get great viewing angles and 262k colors will look good. This allows you for full-screen viewing of photos, videos and websites. Many big-name budget Androids, like the Samsung Galaxy Mini, HTC Wildfire and Sony Ericsson Xperia X10 Mini, have 240×320 pixel screens – half the number of pixels as the Blaze.


Blaze U8510 Smartphone packs with a 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera as well as a secondary front-facing camera for comfortable video calling option. It also supports for good quality of video recording but this does not possess flash feature which is little disappointing. The video formats it supports for playback are MPEG-4, H.263, H.264, @ 30fps WVGA) or recorder (15fps WVA).


This device supports FM radio. Its speaker quality is pretty good enough and supports audio formats like MP3, WMA, eAAC+ player.


It supports Bluetooth 2.1 + A2DP, Wi-Fi 801.11b/g/n connectivity,

2G Network- GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900, 3G Network- HSDPA 900 / 2100, EDGE, GPS with A-GPS navigation capability and Compass.


The Huawei Blaze U8510 device is a power efficient device with battery 1200 mAh for long activities better than other Android powered device of this range.


The Huawei Blaze U8510 measures 110 x 57 x 11mm and weighs 104 grams.

Other features:

It also includes micro USB 2.0 port, 3.5mm stereo headset jack, microSD card slot and SIM slot.


It includes many preloaded apps like Google Search, Maps, Gmail, Gtalk, Digital compass, SNS integration and supports to other downloaded app to some extent.

Package contents:

One unit of the Huawei Blaze U8510 Smartphone includes 3.5mm Headset, Travel Charger, User Guide. There are plenty of other stylish and trendy accessories are available for purchase like case, cover and more.

Price and Availability:

In UK the Huawei Blaze U8510 is going to arrive exclusive to Phones4U and it will have its retail price around £99.95 and it will be in the shops in plenty of time for Christmas. In Europe the phone is available right now as the IDEOS X3, Blaze X3 or U8510 for about €150 SIM-free.

The company has announced that the device will be made available in India and in the other part of the world by the end of this month or by the mid of September. What do you think is this Smartphone really of great value? Stay tuned on The Geeks Club for More Gadgets updates.