Huawei Blaze review

An Android 2.3.4 smartphone, unsubsidised, for £99. Bargain?

Huawei Blaze
Stylish and functional for a cheap Android smartphone, but with a few glitches

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The Huawei Blaze manages to capture video at a maximum resolution of 800 x 480, and the results aren't actually that terrible.

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The camcorder app itself is every bit as basic as the still camera system, giving users only a small selection of five scenes and some manual white balance control.

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According to the desktop VLC Player, the Huawei Blaze records clips at around 19fps at its High 800 x 480 setting, with accompanying sound captured in mono.

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Results are a bit weird. It's pretty glitchy when it comes to capturing colours outdoors, veering from bright modes to washed out greys.

It does a good enough job of moving between light and dark areas, and will do for sharing clips to social networks. But the footage isn't anything to be proud of.