The Huawei Blaze captures its images at 3.2MP, which results in shots coming off the phone at 2048 x 1536 resolution.

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The camera app is the rather bland, grey Android default, and, as well as looking pretty terrible, it also only has a meagre collection of tools and toys to play with.

Huawei blaze

You get five colour filters – None, the boring old standards Sepia and Mono, the always useless Negative and the unusual Aqua. Huawei really shouldn't have bothered.

The ability to geo-tag shots with location data for sharing is the only decent feature in here.

Huawei blaze

SEPIA TINGED: This sepia image actually does an OK job of masking the camera's poor performance

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LANDSCAPE: You can just about identify the land in this landscape. The grass has been laughably blurred into a vague, watercolour mess

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READ: There's also a 2.8x digital zoom

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CLOSE: The zoom does a good job, but mainly because standard photos are so poor you don't really notice any additional loss of quality caused by zooming in

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FRONT-FACING: What is nice, at least on paper, is the Huawei Blaze's addition of a secondary front-facing camera for web chatting. Sadly the picture quality and 480 x 640 resolution are abysmal

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LOW LIGHT: Indoors it does a good enough job if there's plenty of light, but the lack of a flash in this day and age is another big omission that sees it placed behind some of its competitors, especially for outdoor shots

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