Review: Huawei Activa 4G for MetroPCS
The Activa ships with the stock Android browser, as well as the MetroPCS-branded web browser. The stock Android browser is a known entity. It works well, though performance was inconsistent. Pages loaded very slowly over 1x, and only slightly faster over LTE. I had to resort to using Wi-Fi whenever possible, as the 1x coverage doesn't provide an adequate web experience on the Activa. The MetroPCS-branded browser, which is meant to serve as a gateway to purchasable content, is amazingly inferior to the stock Android browser. Avoid it if you can.
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The Activa can be customized as much as any other Android smartphone. As mentioned, there are five home screen panels, a fair amount of widgets, and the app menu can be arranged to your liking. Obviously, if there aren't enough tools on board to suit your tastes, plenty are available via the Google Play Store.