Huawei releases Android 2.3 Beta update for Ideos X5 (Update – Removed)

Huawei has released the Beta version of Gingerbread update for Ideos X5 U8800 smartphone. It can now be downloaded from their official website and installed. Update size is 192.33MB.

This update is not recommended for everyone as it is still in beta, so if you can wait for a while more, the stable release should be coming very soon.

There is no change-log available right now, but should be released along with the final update.

Update: Huawei has removed the beta version of the update due to some bugs. You can find the full statement from the company below:

In response to your feedback regarding technical difficulties with the trial version of the X5 Gingerbread upgrade, we are discontinuing its availability. We apologize for this inconvenience. An improved trial version will be released next Thursday on the Huawei Device website.

  • sam

    sorry my friends i want know its price

  • Rudi

    A second (B518) Beta version is available from the official site :

    U8800V100R001C00B518G001(Beta1.0)(Overseas Normal)(Gingerbread)

    http://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwide/downloadCenter.do?method=toDownloadFile&flay=software&softid=NDMzMTU=

    I have tried it and so far no problems ;)

  • mukesh

    @zomato

    u r so full of crap, androidos is one of most credible blogs..

  • Zomato

    Gaurav Shukla being paid by Motorola, hence removed my comment against motorola in this article >:-

  • Ben

    How do you update it? Download the update and plug in your phone and Tada?

  • spatjoe

    On the basis of formal version of Froyo, this version mostly changed the below:
    a) Upgrade from version Android to version Gingerbread 2.3.5.
    b) On the foundation of version Android , add huawei UI character function , which is more convenience to use , upgrade the customers’ use sensitive;

  • spatjoe

    I am going to try this.
    I have downloaded the update already.

    Thank You