Huawei releases Ideos X5 Gingerbread update

Huawei has released the final version of Android 2.3 update for Ideos X5 users today. This update follows up the earlier released beta build for the smartphone. Company has asked the beta update users to apply this update as soon as possible as the beta software might create issues that won’t be covered in the warranty.

Android 2.3 brings a host of performance improvements, better exchange support, UI changes and better download management to Ideos X5. So, if you haven’t already applied the update, you can grab the download from Huawei’s website and follow the on-screen instructions to apply it.

Update Details:

  • Size: 192.15MB
  • Model: HUAWEI U8800 Ideos X5
  • Build Number: U8800 V100R001C00B522G001

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9 thoughts on “Huawei releases Ideos X5 Gingerbread update

    Rudi

    (January 4, 2012 - 6:03 pm)

    The U8800 PRO had the Gingerbread update already available in nov. 2011.
    For the PRO version please use this software.
    http://www.huaweidevice.com/worldwide/downloadCenter.do?method=toDownloadFile&flay=software&softid=NDMxNDI=

    For the U8800 (X5) use the link provided at the first message!

    RedAngel86

    (January 3, 2012 - 6:11 pm)

    The update is also for pro version of ideos x5??In italy sold by vodafone.

    Rudi

    (January 2, 2012 - 8:41 pm)

    Update is definitely worthwhile.
    Battery performance is much better.
    Wifi tethering works fine.
    Unlock feature has four options (> unlock, ^ phone, < message,v camara).
    Volume buttons unlock feature has been disabled…
    Furthermore the User Interface has been approved slightly (gingerbread).
    Last but not least, some pre-installed (demo) X5 apps are luckily gone and won't draw the battery empty!

    In my case I had to add the APN manually to have internet.
    Please lookup these settings for your provider.

    Update can be performed from the build-in internal 2gB SD-Card.
    Just create a dload directory and put the update.app file in.
    See pdf file for further instructions!

    alessio

    (December 30, 2011 - 10:59 pm)

    non c’è in italiano?

    nelson

    (December 30, 2011 - 7:13 pm)

    how to install it?. can any1 help?.

    ben

    (December 30, 2011 - 3:44 pm)

    Oh dont worry, it turned on, and Android 2.3 looks FUCKING AMAZING.

    ben

    (December 30, 2011 - 3:34 pm)

    omg my phone wont turn on!!! I just finished the update which automatically switched off the phone, i pressed the power button and it wont turn back on. someone heeeeelp!!!!

    ben

    (December 30, 2011 - 1:20 pm)

    I’ve heard from some people that the complete android 2.3 update also contains many bugs

    Minesh Rai

    (December 29, 2011 - 7:55 pm)

    Company has asked its beta update users to install this new update as soon as possible as if any issue created because of beta would not be covered under warranty………
    http://mirolta.com/2011/12/29/huawei-releases-android-2-3-gingerbread-update-for-u8800-ideos-x5-smartphones/

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