The Huawei Y540 sports a 4.5-inch FWVGA screen, 1.3-GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 4GB of storage and a 5-megapixel camera.
The Ascend Y540 has a 4.5 inch screen, which is typical for a smartphone.
Screen sharpness can be measured in the density of pixels per square inch of screen, and at 218 PPI, it's a bit dull for a smartphone display
The Ascend Y540 has an advertised talk time of 5 hours, a bit less than the overall average of 8 hours. In terms of battery capacity, which is the best indicator of overall battery life, it holds 1,950 mAh, which is just 2.5% worse than the average of 2,000 mAh for a phone.
Dimensions and Design
The phone's body is 134.20 mm high, 67.00 mm wide, and has a depth of 10.30 mm, 4.6% thicker than an average smartphone in the 4.1 - 4.5 inch screen range.
Processor and Memory
The Ascend Y540 houses a dual core Qualcomm Snapdragon 200 MSM8210 system on a chip. Its CPU runs at 1.3 GHz, which is about typical for clock speed.
1,024 MB of RAM means that it has average RAM for a smartphone.
The Ascend Y540 has a 5 megapixel rear (primary) camera, which won't capture very good photos. Its 0.3 megapixel front camera makes it an average choice for selfies.
The base model of the Ascend Y540 has 4 GB of internal storage, which is subpar for storing music and video. Fortunately, you can cheaply expand its storage by as much as 32 GB with a microSD card.