Specs summary

Screen
4"

The Huawei Premia 4G's screen is 4 inches with 480 x 800 pixels resolution.

Processor
1.5GHz

There is a Qualcomm MSM8960 Dual core 1.5 GHz processor (CPU).

OS

The phone runs on the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system (OS).

Camera
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 1+ megapixels resolution.

Storage
No

Internal memory is No. An external, MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB) expansion slot is available for increased storage capacity.

Battery
1650mAh

The phone is powered by a Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1650 mAh battery. Huawei's performance ratings are 6.7 days standby time, 240 minutes (2G).



Low price can't cure pitiful battery life

- Jessica Dolcourt , Cnet 

Reviews (6.7/10 Avg. rating)


Phone Scoop

A solid value for MetroPCS customers

from Phone Scoop
The Huawei Premia 4G may not offer the best in hardware or software, but what it does offer works well. The design is a bit plain and the materials are obviously from the bargain bin, but they fit the Premia's $99 price point. Beyond the design and feel, the hardware definitely functions as it should: the screen looks good, the signal performance is excellent, and the battery exceeded my expectations... Full review
Cnet

Short battery life and mediocre call quality

from Cnet

Ordinarily, I'll put up with a lot for a rock-bottom price (even after rebate), and for coin-counters, having the power of Android at one's fingertips for a Benjamin up front is a really good find. However, since MetroPCS is selling a bundle of phones at the $100 price point at the time of this review, you'll have options.

Although I like the camera, the processor, and details like a nice large helping of RAM, the phone's short battery life is a major stumbling block for me and keeps me from recommending the phone fully. If you're seeking a handset in this price range, take a good h... Full review

James

Still Works as Good as the Day I Bought It!

I've had this phone for almost a year and it works just as good as when i bought it. Don't get me wrong it has a little bug every once in a while but nothing serious that has stopped it from working. The battery is a negative for the phone and its not got a big enough screen for me, i watch alot of... More
I've had this phone for almost a year and it works just as good as when i bought it. Don't get me wrong it has a little bug every once in a while but nothing serious that has stopped it from working. The battery is a negative for the phone and its not got a big enough screen for me, i watch alot of TV and play games on it. I love this phone it does everything the iphone can do and even the galaxy s4 but its cheaper can't beat that nice!!! Less
Wakens

Great fast phone just terrible battery life

Great phone and price!!!

I've had this phone for almost a month now and I love it.I was on virgin mobile with an i phone but dropped it and the screen broke.Decided to switch carriers and got this phone i honestly like this phone better than the i phone and also i get good battery life with it.Two days was the longest charg... More
I've had this phone for almost a month now and I love it.I was on virgin mobile with an i phone but dropped it and the screen broke.Decided to switch carriers and got this phone i honestly like this phone better than the i phone and also i get good battery life with it.Two days was the longest charge i got and that was with texting and making calls.This phone also has a very speedy processor a 1.5 dualcore snapdragon processor the same processor as the galaxy s 3.the camera has tons of features including panorama and burst. I love this phone:) and for 159 its a steal. I have a friend who has the lg motion and it sucks compared to this phone.anyway check it out. Less
0 stars.

This cell sucks!!

I just got this cell 2 weeks ago, and already i had to go through 3 cell phones with this. Metro wont let me switch it with a different cell. The battery goes out so fast and when someone calls me I can hardly hear them!
I just got this cell 2 weeks ago, and already i had to go through 3 cell phones with this. Metro wont let me switch it with a different cell. The battery goes out so fast and when someone calls me I can hardly hear them! Less

Well there is one thing wrong with it... I haven't been able to get a custom rom on it because it's not supported by clockworkmod which I think is bulls***... but I'm sure it will soon enough xD


justin_32866
This is a piece of crap. I wouldn't sell this phone for a pennys worth. If it was charged 100%, it would die an just an hour. Dont waste your money on this thing, because you would have been ripped off.


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Full Specs

Overview
Release date March 21, 2013
Regions available USA
Networks
CDMA:
800/1900 MHz
LTE
Data:
1xRTT, EV-DO, LTE
SIM Card Yes
Dual SIM No
Operating System Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

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Processor Qualcomm MSM8960 Dual core 1.5 GHz
Internal Flash Memory
RAM 1 GB
ROM 4 GB
GPS A-GPS
Digital compass No
FlightMode Yes
Hearing Aid Compatible No
TTY/TDD No
Noise Cancellation No
SAR Head: 1.163 W/kg
Body: 1.466 W/kg
Languages English
Manufacturer Warranty 1 Year
Accessories Included AC Charger, Data Cable, Manual, Standard Battery
Power & Battery
Type Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion), 1650 mAh
Removable Battery Yes
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No
Video Playback Time 482 minutes
Wi-Fi Surfing Time Unknown
3G Surfing Time Unknown
4G Surfing Time Unknown
Talk Time Up to:
240 minutes (2G)
Standby Time Up to: 6.7 days
Physical Characteristics
Design Type Bar
Multi-Use Smart Phone / PDA Yes
Material Plastic
Colors Black
Dimensions [H x W x D] 12.2 x 6.1 x 1.1 cm
(4.8 x 2.4 x 0.4 in)
Weight 140 grams
(4.9 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 800 pixels
Pixel Density 233 pixels
Size 4 inches
3D No
Secondary Display No
Sensors Proximity, Motion / Accelerometer
Graphics Yes
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 No
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, HTML 5
Browser Google Android
Javascript Yes
Flash No
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
Connectivity
USB Micro-USB 2.0
USB OTG Support No
Infrared No
Bluetooth 3.0
Bluetooth Profiles A2DP, AVRCP, OPP/FTP, HFP, HSP
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
WiFi Encryption No
Mobile Hotspot Yes
WiMAX No
Expansion Slots Yes
Expansion Slots Info MicroSD, MicroSDHC (up to 32 GB)
PC Synchronization Yes
TV-out No
DLNA Support Yes
NFC No
UMA Support No
Data Tethering Compatibility Yes
Java Applications No
Brew Applications No
ECML / Digital Wallet No
PictBridge No
Camera
Main Camera  
Aperture Unknown
Resolution 5+ megapixels
Dual Lens No
Zoom Yes
Flash Yes (LED)
Additional Rear Camera Info Auto focus, Geotagging, ISO, White balance, Scene mode
Video Recording Formats 3GP / 3GPP, MPEG-4
Video Recording Parameters HD (1280 x 720 pixels)
Front Camera  
Resolution 1+ megapixels
Zoom No
Additional Front Camera Info No
Video Recording Parameters
Audio / Video
Audio Playback Yes
Audio Formats MIDI, MP3, eAAC+, AAC+, AAC, WAV
Radio No
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
Apps
To-Do / Task List No
Calendar Yes
World Clock Yes
Alarm Yes
Stopwatch No
Timer No
Calculator Yes
Currency Converter No
Document Viewer No
Weather Yes
Stocks No
Maps Yes
Notepad Yes
Voice Memos / Recorder Yes
Games Downloadable
Apps Downloadable, Pre-installed (YouTube, Play Store)
Included Software / Apps No
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Additional Comments Other Names (AKA): Huawei M931

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