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The Huawei Valiant is a pleasant-looking entry-level Android 4.1 smartphone.
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Although the phone is a bit on the thicker side, it fits well in the hand, feels good on the ear, and is small enough to fit into a looser pocket.
You can see the phone's 0.45-inch thickness here.
This navy-blue, soft-touch finish makes the phone easy to palm.
There's no flash or front-facing camera with the Valiant, but the biggest issue is its fixed-focus shooter. It does have panorama mode and a few filters, and colors are attractive and bright.
Audio quality was nice and strong for both standard and speakerphone modes when I tested the phone in San Francisco.
Various themes and wallpapers inside help adjust its look.
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