We are little bit late to bring you this leak. On past 2 days we have been really busy upgrading HuaweiNews front-end server to a more powerful one with newest possible software’s to serve all our visitors more efficiently and fast as possible. We have wrote many articles about Ascend Y300 on past few days and as the topic says this one is about Ascend Y300 too.

A new firmware leak for the Huawei Ascend Y300-0100 surfaced on the internet few days ago. Its named as B199 and from the initial impressions it looks like this firmware version is destined to Germany. Here are some details about this new firmware,


Version name – Y300V100R001C00B199

Android version – 4.1.1

Emotion UI version – 1

Build date – 15/10/2013

Kernel build date : 10/12/2013

Kernel version –  3.4.0-perf-gf909b34-00192-g498e5d0 

Unfortunately We weren’t able to find a changelog but users are reporting that some Android vulnerabilities are fixed on this firmware and it appears to be fast and stable than the B197 ROM. Updating is done by the default method of placing Update.app on SD card root directory.

Download link – http://dl.huaweinews.com/Roms/Ascend-Y300/B199.zip

Upgrade instructions

1. Unzip the downloaded file
2. Place the Update.app inside a folder named “dload” on your SD card root directory
3. Power off and turn on your Ascend P6 by holding volume down + volume up + power button

If you install this firmware on your Ascend Y300, please share your thoughts with us on the comments below.



This is a leaked firmware and Huaweinews.com isn’t liable for any damages that might occur. Install at your own risk!