Huawei Ascend G300 Android 4.0 update released by Vodafone UK

After a few months of slightly unofficial availability, Vodafone has now started pushing its “Ice Cream Sandwich” update for the popular Huawei Ascend G300 out via the standard over-the-air update method for those who bought the cheap Android model through the network.

There seems to be quite a fiddly method outlined by the network which involves installing an initial update for the G300’s 2.3 software which will then let users install the 4.0 code…

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…with the end result being a phone that’s definitely worth its £100 super-bargain price tag. Read all about the update process over on Vodafone’s forum.

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  1. MarkT

     /  November 1, 2012

    well done to voda for updating to 4.0….which i’ve had on my one for at least a couple of months LOL
    also, i saw on hukd that the g300 (may be) available for £79 at asda stores (not sure about online)

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  2. Alex

     /  November 22, 2012

    Beware! Do not upgrade! You will end up with very slow phone – it freezes, buttons unresponsive all the time. Desktop loads few seconds when you hit home button.
    I wish I didn’t upgrade, the phone which was good now is rubbish and there is no official option for downgrade!!!!

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    • Brett

       /  November 25, 2012

      Agree 100% with alex. I loved my phone before this ‘upgrade’. Now it is a infuriating pile of sh1t. Too many problems to name but the latest has practically immobilised my phone. Going back to shop tomorrow. Cant emphasise enough, DONT DO THE UPGRADE.

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