Huawei Ascend Q Android Smartphone

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Huawei Ascend Q

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Requires Android Muve Music Plan.

Featuring both a 3.2" capacitive touch screen and a full QWERTY keyboard, the dual-technology of the Huawei Ascend Q (M5660) is a unique way to power your connections. With the Huawei Ascend Q, staying connected is easy. What’s hard is deciding which kind of messaging to use. There’s text, picture, and video messaging, or simply update your status across your favorite social networks like Facebook or Twitter. Upload content, like photos and videos created with the 3.2MP fixed-focus camera/camcorder to YouTube, Flickr, and even Photobucket. The Ascend Q also includes great features like wifi capability, and CMAS, Wireless Emergency Alerts capability. It’s never been easier to share your unique perspective with the Huawei Ascend Q.

key features
3G
3G
Camera
Camera
Bluetooth
Bluetooth®
Muve Music
Muve Music
Tri-band
Tri-band
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Mobile Web
Mobile Web
 
Top Features
3G
Yes
3.2 MP Camera
Yes
3.2" Touch Display
Yes
QWERTY keyboard
Yes
Phone Features
3G
Yes
Camera
Yes
Physical Keyboard
Physical Keyboard
Bluetooth
Yes
Muve Music
Yes
Smartphone
Yes
Tri-band
Yes
Web Browsing
Web Browsing
Android
Yes
Touch Screen
Yes
Processor Speed
800 mhz
Operating System
Android Gingerbread (2.3)
Web Browser
Yes
Web Browser
HTML
Video Phone
Yes
Mobile Web
Yes
Cricket Services Supported
Cricket Mobile Web
Yes
Cricket Navigator
Yes
MyAccount
Yes
Cricket 411
Yes
Camera
Resolution
3.2 megapixel
Video
Yes
Zoom
Yes
Music
Muve Music™ Phones
Yes
Supported Music Formats
MP3, AAC+, EAAC+
Connectivity
WiFi Access
Yes
Mobile Hotspot
Yes
Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Stereo Bluetooth Enabled
Yes
Memory
Removable Memory Format
microSD®
Storage Capacity
Up to 32GB
Battery
Battery Type
Lithium-ion
Capacity
1500 mAh
Standby Time
Up to 240 hours
Talk Time
Up to 250 minutes
Productivity
SMS
Yes
MMS
Yes
Calendar, Alarm, Calculator
Yes
Contact Directory
Yes
Speakerphone
Yes
Voice Activated Dialing
Yes
Phone Specs
Bar Phone
Bar Phone
Touchscreen
Touchscreen
Internal Memory
4GB ROM / 512MB RAM
Dimensions (H x W x D)
4.8 x 2.3 x 0.5 inches
Weight (w/ standard battery)
4.6 oz
Keypad Style
QWERTY
Form Factor
Touch bar
Headset Jack
3.5mm
Data Port
Micro USB
Color
Black
Main Display
Resolution
HVGA
Screen Size
3.2"
# Colors
262K
External Display
Screen Type
TFT
General
Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) Capable
Yes
Language
Multiple
E911
Yes
HAC Rating
M4/T4
Warranty
1 Year
Wireless Network Capability
Technology
CDMA
Mode
Tri-Band
Data Transfer Speed
EVDO Rev 0
 

included accessories

  • 1500 mAh battery
  • 4GB microSD card (3GB for Muve Music)
  • Travel charger/USB cable

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Quick Start Instructions

Chare your battery overnight. Once your device is fully charged and powered on, simply follow these steps to activate your Huawei Ascend Q:

  1. Touch the Android icon to begin the activation process for your phone.
  2. Next, you will be taken to an activation screen. Tap on "Activate".
  3. This will begin the activation process. Be sure to listen closely for the Activation Confirmation.
  4. Once successfully activated, you'll hear the message, "Your phone is now programmed, thank you for calling Cricket."
  5. If you are unable to activate your phone, you may try manual programming (see below).

Setting up your Google Account

  1. After your phone has been successfully activated, it will automatically restart.
  2. Once you see the Android icon appear, tap it to continue.
  3. Now simply follow the prompt screens to set up your Google account.

Manually Programming your Cricket phone

Manual Programming:

  1. Charge your battery overnight.
  2. Read these instructions and have a pen ready before you call to set up service.
  3. Once your battery is charged, call 1-800-CRICKET (1-800-274-2538) from a different phone to speak with a Cricket representative.
  4. A Cricket representative will give you:
    • Your 10-digit Cricket Phone Number
    • Your 10-digit Cricket MIN (Mobile Identification Number)
    • Your 1 to 5 digit Cricket System ID Number.
  5. After you have all your information handy, move on to Step 6.
  6. Turn on your phone using the power button.
  7. Enter ##626* (##NAM*) to access Number Assignment Module (NAM) Programming.
  8. You will be prompted to enter NAM Option Code, which you'll do by entering 333333 (3 six times) and pressing [OK].
  9. From the Menu select IMSI Number.
  10. Enter your new 10 digit Cricket Mobile Identification Number (MIN) that you received from the Cricket representative and hit [OK].
  11. From the Menu select Mobile Directory Number
  12. Enter your new 10-digit Cricket phone number that you received from the Cricket representative and hit [OK].
  13. From the Menu select CDMA Home SID.
  14. Enter the 1 to 5-digit CDMA System ID that you received from the Cricket representative and hit [OK].
  15. You will be returned to the Program Settings Screen.
  16. Now press the [Done] button and your phone will automatically restart.

 

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Cricket is upgrading its CDMA network to 4G GSM and expects to stop offering CDMA wireless service as early as March 2015. THIS CDMA PHONE WILL NO LONGER WORK ON OUR WIRELESS NETWORK AFTER WE COMPLETE THIS UPGRADE.