Specs summary


The Huawei Ascend G510's screen is 4.5 inches with 480 x 854 pixels resolution.


There is a Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual core 1.2 GHz processor (CPU).


The phone runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system (OS).

5+ MP

You can take photos or capture video with the phone's onboard 5+ megapixel camera.

There is also a secondary front facing camera with VGA (640 x 480) resolution.

4 GB

Internal memory is 4 GB. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.


The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1750 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 14.2 days standby time, 348 minutes (2G), 318 minutes (3G), 526 minutes Wi-Fi surfing.

Reviews (8.3/10 Avg. rating)

Expert Reviews

This smartphone is a great all-rounder at a low price

from Expert Reviews

The Huawei Ascend G510 is a decent smartphone at a very competitive price. The handset feels well-made and looks impressively bland in a rather nice way. It's a little chunky by modern standards, but it's easy to keep hold off because of it.

The Huawei Ascend G510 is now widely available on pay as you go. If you're on a seriously tight budget this phone is an excellent deal. While it is stuck on Android 4.1, with no chance of an update, it is still a capable handset.

It has a large screen, fast processor and a decent battery, making it a good all-round Android phone. Now, in... Full review

Geek Squad

An excellent choice if you want to move to a smartphone without breaking the bank

from Geek Squad

The Ascend G510 is another solid release from Huawei. It may be a bit functional but it’s also fairly cheap with some useful features that you won’t find on other comparable phones. It’s perhaps a little bit hard to see where exactly it fits as it is very similar to the Ascend Y300, but I suppose the larger screen will be enough of a difference for some. Android purists tend to dislike the Emotion UI but newer users usually find it a bit easier to get on with, so it’s very much a case of ‘horses for courses’!

If you’re in the market for a... Full review


Solid rival to established competitors, recommended

from Softpedia

Huawei Ascend G510 doesn’t stand out when it comes to design, but it’s certainly one of the few budget-friendly smartphones that sport such as large display.

The overall build quality may not be something Huawei should be proud of, but in the end, it’s what you pay for it that matters for most people.

If you can get past some of the issues and downsides that I have mentioned in this review, the Ascend G510 is bang for the buck.

I did not have high hopes for this low-tier smartphone, but some aspects of the Huawei Ascend G510 really surprised me in a... Full review

Fone Arena

A decent mid-range phone at a reasonable price tag

from Fone Arena
The Huawei Ascend G510 is a decent mid-range phone at a reasonable price tag. It runs on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) OS out of the box and has LED notification light. The chip and the UX is similar to the Y300. Wish it had a better design since this looks like a larger variant of the Y300. The camera is decent for photos in daylight, but it can record videos only at VGA resolution, which is disappointing. At a price tag of Rs. 10,990, if you need a mid-range Android device with good display, good audio quality, but can live with an average camera, go for it... Full review
Pocket Gamer

A good choice for anyone with reasonable expectations

from Pocket Gamer
As a smartphone with the latest version of Android, a good-sized screen, and a decent camera (for stills, not video), the G510 is a good choice for anyone with reasonable expectations. However, as time goes on you're likely to be tempted to try more than just the simple apps and games, and this is where you'll discover that the phone can't really keep up... Full review

This is the sort of phone you own if you don't really care about phones

from Pocket-lint
It might sound as if we don't like the G510. In fact, we think it's a capable enough phone, and that's reflected in its score. The problem for us is really just that we've seen it all in this price range. Each year, or even more frequently, there's a new low-cost handset from Huawei that fills a need, but it's nothing to get really excited about... Full review

Offers a decent smartphone experience

from NDTV
The Huawei G510 is a decent Android smartphone that offers good features in a budget price. However, it's not the best phone that money can buy at this price.. Full review

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Full Specs

Release date April 11, 2013
Regions available United Kingdom, Asia, Europe
850/900/1800/1900 MHz
900/2100 MHz
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon Dual core 1.2 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
4 GB
RAM 512 MB
Digital compass Yes
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 0.43 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Headphones, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1750 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 210 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time 526 minutes
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time No
Talk Time Up to:
348 minutes (2G)
318 minutes (3G)
Standby Time Up to: 14.2 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black, White
Dimensions [H x W x D] 13.4 x 6.7 x 1.0 cm
(5.3 x 2.6 x 0.4 in)
Weight 150 grams
(5.3 ounces)
Water Resistant / Waterproof Unknown
Rugged Design No
IP Rating No
Antenna Type Internal
Changeable Faceplates No
Display / Screen
Type Color
Technology LCD (TFT)
Colors 16.7 million
Resolution 480 x 854 pixels
Pixel Density 218 pixels
Size 4.5 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Ambient Light, Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Wallpapers
Themes Yes
Backlit Illumination Yes
Zoom / Magnification Yes
Screen Orientation Lock Yes
Multi Touch Yes
Fingerprint-Resistant Coating No
Additional Display Features Capacitive touch screen
Input / Navigation
Sleep / Wake Key No
Home Key Yes
Mute Key No
Input Type Touchscreen
Navigation Type Touchscreen
Predictive Text Entry Yes
Physical Keyboard No
Voicemail Key Yes
Any Key Answer No
Voice Commands Yes
Keypad / Screen Lock Yes
External Volume Control Yes
External Media Playback Controls No
Fingerprint Sensor No
Call Management
Wi-Fi Calling Unknown
Voice over LTE (VoLTE) Unknown
Contact List Capacity Depends on system memory
Multiple Numbers Per Contact Email address, Other fields
Contact Groups Yes
Auto Answer No
Voice Activated Dialing Yes
Photo Caller ID Yes
Web / Email / Messaging
Web Browsing Type HTML
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash Yes
Email Yes
Email Protocols POP3, IMAP, SMTP, Microsoft Exchange
Additional Email Features Gmail
Messaging Services SMS, MMS, IM (Google Talk)
Push-to-talk (PTT) No
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 2.1
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption WPA2
Mobile Hotspot Yes
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom 4x digital
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, ISO, Panorama, Self-timer, White balance
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels), 30 fps
Front Camera  
Resolution VGA (640 x 480)
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, eAAC, AAC+, AAC, WAV
Radio Yes (FM)
Video Playback Yes
Video Playback Formats 3GP / 3GPP, H.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
Mobile TV No
Streaming Video Yes
External Speakers Yes
Headset Jack 3.5mm
Custom Ringtones Yes
Vibration Alert Yes
Downloadable Ringtones Yes
Ringtone Composer No
Ringer ID Yes
Haptic Feedback Vibration Yes
Speakerphone Yes
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch Yes
Timer Yes
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable (Google Play Store, YouTube)
Included Software / Apps No
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