First off, wow, it is so smooth and fast in use. Nothing lags and the screen is fantastic and responsive for this or any other price point. It is amazing for the price and I dont think there will be much under $500 that would touch it. It blows the g300 out of the water, thats for sure.
The 2 degrees one does not appear to have NFC though. Are there different versions which do have NFC? or is it like the internet sharing which needs a future fix to enable? Its not a big deal, but it would be nice to have if it is available on the phone.
ww.gsmarena.com/huawei_ascend_w1-5065.php - Has NFC in Specs
http://windowsphonenz.com/wp7/review-huawei-ascend-w1.html - Review lists no NFC