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Huawei Y6 (2017) with Front Flash, 3000mAh Battery Launched

Huawei-Y6-(2017)

After launching Y3 (2017) and Y7 smartphones earlier this month, Huawei on Wednesday launched a new smartphone in the Y series – Y6 (2017). While the new smartphone from Huawei still runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, the highlight features on the Y6 (2017) include a 13-megapixel rear camera and a 3000mAh battery. The smartphone will be made available in White, Gold, and Gray colours but the pricing and availability have still not been announced by the company.

The dual-SIM Huawei Y6 (2017) runs EMUI 4.1 based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow and sports a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display. The smartphone is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6737T processor clocked at 1.4GHz coupled with 2GB of RAM. In terms of optics, as we mentioned before, the Huawei Y6 (2017) comes with a 13-megapixel rear camera, tagged with dual-LED flash. At front, the smartphone has a 5-megapixel sensor, also tagged with flash support, for taking selfies.

The Huawei Y6 (2017) comes with 16GB of built-in storage, expandable via microSD card. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone offers options including 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. The Y6 (2017) houses a 3000mAh battery and measures 143.8×72.0x8.5mm and weighs around 150 grams. The sensors on the smartphone include accelerometer, proximity sensor, compass, and ambient light sensor.

In comparison, the hybrid dual-SIM Huawei Y7 runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat and sports a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display with 2.5D glass on top. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 435 SoC coupled with 2GB of RAM.

Huawei Y6 (2017)


General

Release date May 2017
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 143.80 x 72.00 x 8.50
Weight (g) 150.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Removable battery No
Colours White, Gold, Grey
SAR value NA

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1280 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.4GHz quad-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6737T
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Flash Yes
Front camera 5-megapixel

Software

Operating System Android 6.0
Skin EMUI 4.1

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG No
Headphones 3.5mm
FM No
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No
SIM 2
SIM Type
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) No

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer No
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope No
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No