Huawei Maimang 6 with dual rear cameras & minimal bezels coming: Specs & Price in China

Just some days ago, a new Huawei smartphone with the product name Huawei RNE-AL00 was certified by Chinese certification site TENAA, with some of its specifications revealed by the listing on the site. Now, the company has sent out invites for an event where the smartphone will be announced in form of the Huawei Maimang 6.

Huawei RNE AL00
Huawei RNE AL00

The Huawei Maimang 6 will succeed last year’s iteration of the series, the Maimang 5, and its press shots have been released by popular leakster @evleaks.

Huawei Maimang 6 Specifications, Review and Highlights

Huawei Maimang 6 Launch Event Invite
Huawei Maimang 6 Launch Event Invite

Design & Display

The Huawei Maimang 6 follows the design pattern of most smartphones being launched these days, sporting very slim bezels on both sides and even considerably small bezels on the top and bottom. It comes with a 5.99-inch display that has a Full HD+ (2160 * 1080) pixel resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and is covered with 2.5D curved glass.

The smartphone weighs 164 grammes and is just 7.5 millimetres thick. It uses on-screen navigation buttons and lacks a physical home button. Its power button and volume rockers are located on its right side, and its SIM/microSD card tray is on the other side.

Storage & Processor

The Maimang 6 packs 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB using an external microSD card.

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It is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 processor with a maximum speed of 2.36GHz and a Mali T380-MP2 GPU which handles its graphics operations.

Camera

The smartphone comes with interesting camera specifications and something you rarely find on smartphones; dual cameras on both sides.

The rear comes with a 16MP + 2MP dual camera setup with an accompanying LED flash to provide visibility in low-light conditions. It also has a 13MP + 2MP dual camera setup at the front, allowing you to capture superb selfies.

Battery & Connectivity

The Huawei Maimang 6 packs a 3240mAh battery that can last up to 24 hours on average use. It comes with hybrid dual Nano SIM slots and supports 4G LTE network connectivity.

The smartphone also offers other common connectivity options like Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, and GPS with GLONASS.

Software & Hardware

The Huawei Maimang 6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with an yet-to-be-known version of EMUI, Huawei’s custom user interface for its Android smartphones layered on top. It features a fingerprint sensor placed on its rear panel.

Huawei Maimang 6 Full Phone Specifications

Huawei Maimang 6

General

Device BrandHuawei
ModelMaimang 6
AnnouncedSeptember 22, 2017
ReleasedTBA
StatusComing
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Network

2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
4G NetworkYes, LTE
SIM TypeNano SIM
SIM CountHybrid Dual SIM

Data

2GGPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4GUp to 300/50 Mbps
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Web BrowserYes, HTML5

Design

TypePhablet
Dimensions156.2 * 75.2 * 7.5 mm
Weight164g
BuildMetal Unibody Design
ColorsBlack & Blue

Display

Display TypeIPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
Size5.99 inches
Resolution2160 * 1080 (Full HD+)
Colors16M colors
Pixel Densityn/a
Touch ScreenYes
Protectionn/a
Features2.5D Curved Glass

Camera

16MP + 2MP dual cameras
n/a
1080p HD Video
Autofocus
  • Rear camera: LED flash
  • Front camera: No
13MP + 2MP dual cameras
n/a

Software

Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
EMUI
No
SkypeYes
WhatsappYes
FacebookYes
YoutubeYes

Hardware

64-bit Kirin 659 processor
Number of Processor CoresOcta-core
CPU Speed4 x A53 at 2.36GHz + 4 x A53 at 1.7GHz
GPUMali T830-MP2
4GB
Internal Storage64GB
expandable up to 256GB with microSD
Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Fingerprint sensor
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Connectivity

Bluetooth 4.2
InfraredNo
Wi-FiWiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
Wi-fi HotspotYes
USB TypeUSB v2.0
USB On-the Go (OTG)Yes
GPSGPS with GLONASS
NFCNo
No

Battery

Battery TypeLi-Ion
Capacity3240mAh
PlacementNon-removable
Standby
Talk Time

Messaging

SMSYes (threaded view)
MMSYes
EmailYes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IMYes

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
No
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

MP4/H.264 player
MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
Photo/video editor
Document viewer

Availability and Price of Huawei Maimang 6 rumored in China

According to the invites sent out by the company, the Huawei Maimang 6 will be announced at 2PM in China on the 22nd of September and will come in Black and Blue colours. Then, the price as well as when the smartphone will be available will be made known.

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