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Huawei Ascend Y221

From $130 From 9 421 ₽ From 3 657 ₴
Status: Archived.
Announced: December 2014.OS: Android 4.4 KitKat. VDRD caring review: It is better not to buy!
  • Screen 3.5" TFT
  • Rear сamera 2 MP
  • Selfie camera
  • CPU 2 cores Mediatek MT6572M
  • Memory 0.512 GB RAM
  • Storage 4 GB ROM
  • Memory cards up to 32 GB microSD
  • Battery 1 350 mAh
  • Thickness 12.3 mm
  • Sim Cards 2 items dual sim
All characteristics

Short description Huawei Ascend Y221

This is a smartphone on Android 4.4 KitKat with a not very fast processor, with a small touchscreen size, with  the usual main camera for photos and video, unfortunately, there is no front camera for this model. And Huawei Ascend Y221 has such features: a slot for two SIM cards.

Disclaimer. The table shows the main technical characteristics of the device. For a full list of features and capabilities of this model, see the manufacturer’s website. We can not guarantee that the information on this page is 100% correct.

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Android version and market relevance

Huawei Ascend Y221 was announced by the company Huawei in December 2014 and in the same year official sales began in stores. The device was placed in the series of smartphones Ascend. Huawei Ascend Y221 works on Android 4.4 KitKat, but, unfortunately, this version of the software has not been updated. And before listing all the main characteristics of this model, it is important to note that in Huawei Ascend Y221 implemented support for working with two SIM cards.

And if you want to look at the competitors of this smartphone, then in our catalog on the page “Smartphones of the year 2014” all models of the same year are presented. And it will also be useful to look at the page with smartphones at a similar price, like Huawei Ascend Y221 — this is the price segment page “Affordable smartphones from $100 to $200”.

Screen, body and battery

TFT touchscreen with a diagonal 3.5″ mounted on the front panel Huawei Ascend Y221, thickness 12.3 mm.

The battery in Huawei Ascend Y221 is installed on 1 350 mAh. It can be said that by today′s standards, such a volume is inadequate, and you will miss one charge per day of active work.

Main camera and selfie camera

Smartphone Huawei Ascend Y221 got ordinary main camera on 2 MP. If you judge only by the number of megapixels, then the main camera is very weak.

Processor and Internal Memory

Smartphone Huawei Ascend Y221 received a 2-core processor Mediatek MT6572M, RAM 0.512 GB and built-in memory 4 GB. Also there is support for memory cards microSD up to 32 GB.

Price for Huawei Ascend Y221: buy or not to buy?

An ultrasmall new smartphone Huawei Ascend Y221 you can choose and buy in any store at a price of $130. Sales start at December 2014.

We made a brief review of this model, we also recommend that you look at photos and videos about it. In our opinion, the smartphone turned out to be not very powerful in performance, but with a conventional camera.

And if you are not suitable for buying Huawei Ascend Y221, then choose any other smartphone from the price segment “Affordable smartphones from $100 to $200” or directory of current DROID smartphones.

We picked up these models at a similar price.

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