Huawei Y6 (2018) – Budget Smartphone with Face ID: Review, Specs and Price

Huawei Y6 (2018): Review

Huawei Y6 (2018) was launched two days ago by the company as a budget smartphone with the trending Facial Identification technology. Huawei is really having fun releasing many smartphones to their Y series these past couple of weeks.

The budget friendly smartphone comes with a bezel-less display, dishing out an 18:9 aspect ratio with the iPhone X’s colorful wallpaper. Internally, there’s 2GB RAM, 16GB storage space and 13MP rear camera. Lets officially meet the Huawei Y6 (2018).

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Design

Huawei Y6 (2018)

A combination of Metal and Plastic here, both elements came together to give birth to this stunning beauty. It’s disappointing it doesn’t come with a fingerprint scanner, but you can use the Face ID instead.

Huawei Y6 (2018)

From afar, it looks like a horizontally aligned dual rear shooters, but that’s just a single rear camera and LED flash. The slim device measures just 7.8mm in thickness and weighs 150g overall, you can get it in Black, Gold and Blue colors as well.

Display

Huawei Y6 (2018)

A bezel-less screen for unlimited viewing experience, literally expand your horizon with this affordable beauty. The 18:9 aspect is simply breathtaking with super minimal bezels in sight. We can see another Huawei logo at the bottom bezel, while the usual features are at the top.

The 5.7-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen dishes out vivid displays. Has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels with 282 pixel per inch density, offering some of the best display on a budget smartphone. The screen also stretches up to 75% screen to body ratio, you’ll be seeing more screen and less bezels.

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Hardware and Software

Working underneath is the Snapdragon 425 chip from Qualcomm with Quad-core processor and 64-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor runs at a speed of 1.4GHz with 28nm process technology offering a smooth ride. The Adreno 308 graphics processor from Qualcomm dominates graphics and makes the rule.

A standard 2GB RAM space is available for multitasking with a memory speed of 667MHz. While for storage, 16GB is available and ready to accommodate all your files and games. You can always upgrade up to 128GB with a memory card. The Huawei Y6 (2018) runs on Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box with Emotion UI 8.0 skin.

Camera

Bummer! That’s just a single 13MP rear camera with plastic by the side, the camera has f/2.2 aperture lens and captures photographs with 4160 x 3120 pixels in dimension. The 5MP selfie camera has AR features and beautify technology for cute selfies. That’s not all, the selfie supports Face ID and has its own dedicated LED flash as well.

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Battery

Powering the Huawei Y6 (2018) is a 3000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with no fast charging technology. Even without the fast charging feature, it shouldn’t take up to 2.3 hours to fully charge up the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

Huawei Y6 (2018) Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Huawei Y6 (2018)
Announced April, 2018
Released April, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Metal + Plastic
Dimensions 73.0 x 152.4 x 7.8 mm
Weight 150g
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Gold, Blue

Display

Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.7-inch
Resolution 1440 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 282ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 75%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

13MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, LED
5MP with LED

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Emotion UI 8.0
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 MSM8917
CPU Quad-Core 1.4GHz
GPU Qualcomm Adreno 308
2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 128GB


Accelerometer
Proximity
Ambient Light
Compass

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Identification Yes
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging No
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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