Huawei Gaga U8180 is an affordable Android based Smartphone targeted at entry level smartphone users. In Nigeria it is available to Etisalat subscribers as the Etisalat Gaga Smartphone. The Etisalat Gaga Smartphone brings high-speed internet within the reach of many consumers.
An affordable Smartphone with high speed internet
The greatest selling point of the Etisalat Gaga smartphone is its support for high speed internet and impressive connectivity at an affordable price. It is a 3G phone with support for high speed internet up to 7.2Mbps download. With such speed, browsing the web and streaming videos becomes pleasurable.
Etisalat Gaga Smartphone also features Wi-Fi, another plus. It also has a hotspot feature which enables you setup a Wi-Fi hotspot to share your fast 3G internet with other devices. Etisalat Gaga phone also supports Bluetooth v2.1 with A2DP and USB.
Etisalat Gaga phone is a modest Android smarphone running the Android 2.2 on a 528MHz processor with a 256MB RAM. It will offer a reasonable user experience to the target audience, but be warned this is not a power Android phone and will not be able to support an Android 2.3 upgrade. However, it is a good introductory Smartphone.
Touchscreen & Camera
Etisalat Gaga Smartphone features a 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen with QVGA (320 x 240 pixels) resolution. The display uses accelerometer for auto rotate of screen orientation: landscape/portrait, depending on the orientation on the phone.
Etisalat Gaga Smartphone has a 3.2 megapixels camera with support for VGA video. It is a modest camera featuring full focus and geo-tagging.
Price and availability
Etisalat Gaga Smartphone is available in Nigeria at all Etisalat experience centres and select Dealer shops. It is currently priced at N18,999 as a promotional offer from Etisalat. The offer includes:
- 20 kobo/sec to all national network with no access fee for a period of four months.
- Free monthly 50MB data for four months (Total of 200MB free data).
- Subsequently, subscribers will continue enjoying 20kobo/sec after the 4th month upon the purchase of a data plan.
- For subsequent months; the call rates will be valid for the same period as the data plan purchased by subscriber i.e. weekly data plan will grant access to cheap call rates of 20k/sec for one week.
To subscribe for the Etisalat Gaga Smartphone offer SMS the word gaga to 8180.
Prices of Etisalat easyblaze packages
- Etisalat 200MB – N1,600
- Etisalat 500MB – N3,000
- Etisalat 1.5GB – N5,000
- Etisalat 3GB – N6,500
- Etisalat 6GB – N8,000
- Etisalat Night & Weekends – N5,000
- Details of Etisalat easyblaze
Other features and specifications of Etisalat Gaga Smartphone:
- Android 2.2 OS (Froyo)
- 528 MHz processor
- 512MB ROM, 256MB RAM
- Storage: supports up to 16GB memory card
- 3.5mm jack
- Document viewer (Excel, PDF, Word)
- Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer
- GSM Quad-band (850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz)
- 3G/3.5G (UMTS/HSDPA) 5-bands (900/2100MHz)
- GPS Navigation with A-GPS and Google Maps
- email/push email/IM
- Music player (MP3, WAV, eAAC+)
- Video player (Mpeg4, WMA, 3GP)
- WLAN 802.11 b/g/n
- Photo/Video editor
- WAP 2.0/XHTML/HTML browser
- FM Radio
- Battery capacity: 1200 mAh
- Standby: 336 hours (3G)
- Talktime: 4 hours (3G)