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The Huawei Ascend Y550 is a 4.5-inch phone packing Android KitKat software, 4G LTE for fast data speeds and a rock-bottom price tag.

Huawei hasn't officially said how much the phone will cost but said that it won't cost "any more than £99", which converts to about $165 or AU$175. We'll find out more specific pricing, and where you'll be able to buy it, when it goes on sale later this year.

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To keep the price down, Huawei has not wasted much cash on the design. What you get then is this rather plain, grey plastic affair.

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It has a 4.5-inch display with a blocky 854x480-pixel resolution.

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The display isn't particularly crisp, but it's bright enough for smartphone basics like Twitter and Facebook.

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There's a 5-megapixel camera on the back and a 2-megapixel camera on the front.

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It's not the slimmest or most luxurious of devices, it must be said.

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The back panel is removable, providing access to the SIM card and microSD card slots.

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