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Huawei Y6

Huawei Y6
alaScore 89

450 reviews

Mar, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 450 reviews of Huawei Y6. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. People really like the reliability and price. The usability and performance are also mentioned favorably, but there are some mixed views about the reception.

size, performance, usability, price, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Y6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 user reviews of Huawei Y6 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones on Reviewers are impressed by the size and battery. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably.

usability, price, performance, battery, size

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Huawei Y6 8GB 4G Black - smartphones (12.700 cm (5"), 1280 x 720 pixels, IPS, 1.1 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon, 2048 MB)Huawei Y6 8GB 4G Black - smartphones (12.700 cm (5"), 1280 x 720 pixels, IPS, 1.1 GHz, Qualcomm Snapdragon, 2048 MB)

Mar, 2017

Consumer review by: ( review summary for Huawei Y6


alaTest has collected and analyzed 18 user reviews of Huawei Y6 from The average user rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.9/5 for other Cell phones on People are impressed by the camera and design. The usability and performance also get good feedback, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the battery.

price, performance, usability, design, camera

100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: HUAWEI Y6 (SCL-L04) Black, UnlockedHUAWEI Y6 (SCL-L04) Black, Unlocked

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: S21 (

Huawei Y6 review


The £100 Huawei Y6 is a budget Android phone that looks like it costs twice as much. Slim, super-lightweight and stylish, it features a large 5-inch HD screen that's quite possibly the best you can buy for the money. Battery life is good too, but the...

Finding the perfect phone for a hundred pounds is a tough call, and something always has to be compromised. The Huawei Y6 gets the design and screen 100% right, with amazing looks for a budget phone, and a beautiful HD screen. The compromise is in its...

Jun, 2016

Consumer review by: Chris Jakes (

Good vaue for the money.


The Huawei Y6 is one of the best smart phones in the android os. I bought one from target for$129. Itcame with a starter pack for 40 dollars on the Vodafone network. Ithas all the frills and thrills of anysmart phone. In essence I actually paid $89 for...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: C Attard (

Great phone for an upgrade and price.


Omg love this phone have been an Apple user most of my life but needed a new phone and not to expensive! And did not want a contact. wow I am so surprised with this Android phone very impressed it dose everything I did with my iphone and more except...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Jiggy (

Good purchase without breaking the bank


Purchased this phone after using a mini Samsung for the past 4 years which needed charging every day. Although the Huawei Y6 is not top of the range and only cost me $129.00 I am very happy with my purchase and can at least now find it in my handbag!

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Marc (

Great phone for the price


Clean and crisp 5 inch screen. Good/Fast responsiveness Good photos Great speakers (dual bottom outlet). Slim and light weight. Good GPS Does pretty much everything the expensive phones (iPhone/ Samsung) do but SOOOOO much cheaper Onscreen buttons - I...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: Trace (

great phone for a bargain price


I bought this phone as I needed one asap after my expensive samsung was stolen, it was $99. I have found it to be easy to use and it does everything the expensive ones do. I am very happy and have not bothered to get one of the big name brands. It...

Feb, 2017

Consumer review by: benbegg (

Great value for money


Bought this for $99 from Coles. Came with $50 eftpos card and also $40 starter kit. Nice 5 inch screen. Fast processor. Good speakerphone. Slim and light weight. Can't fault this phone and amazing value. Comes with USB cable but no earphones. Has FM...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review by: Pen (

easy on the wallet and good


I purchased a Y6 Huwawei mobile phone in January and cant believe how good it it, my family members all have $800 phones and agree that mine is just as good as theirs except that mine cost $129.00 with a $50 eftpos cash back so really only $79.

Jan, 2017

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:2200 / 4000
Standby time (2G):300
Standby time (3G):300
Standby time (4G):165 / 300
Talk time (2G):11.67 / 9.62
Talk time (3G):11.67

Call management

Call divert:Y / Yes
Call hold:Y / Yes
Call timer:Y / Yes
Call waiting:Y / Yes
Caller ID:Y / Yes
Conference call: Yes
Image stabilizer: Yes
Speakerphone:Y / Yes
Speed dialing:Y / Yes
Vibrating Alert:Y / Yes
Voice dialing: Yes


Auto Focus:Y / Yes
Built-in Flash:Y / Yes
Flash type:LED
Front Camera:Y / Yes
Front camera resolution (numeric):2 / 5
Image stabilizer:Y / Yes
Main camera resolution (numeric):8
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13 / 8
Rear camera type:Single camera
Second Camera: Yes
Second camera resolution:2
Self-timer: Yes
Video recording: Yes
Zoom capability: Yes


Colour of product:Black / Gold / White
Curved Design: No
Form factor:Bar


Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display diagonal:12.7
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y / Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N / No
Touch technology:Multi-touch
Touchscreen:Y / Yes


Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Ambient light sensor:Y / Yes
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes


Internal RAM:1 / 2


Chat: Yes
E-mail:Y / Yes
Instant messaging (IM): Yes
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y / Yes
Short Message Service (SMS):Y / Yes


Audio formats supported:3GPP, AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, MID, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MIDI, MP2, MP3, OGG, Vorbis, WAV / AAC, AAC+, AMR, FLAC, MP2, MP3, OGG, Vorbis, WAV / AAC, AMR, AWB, FLAC, M4A, MID, MP3, OGG, WAV / AAC, AMR-NB, MP3 / AAC, AWB, WAV, WMA, AMR, FLAC, MP3 / AAC, MP3
Video formats supported:3GP, MKV, MP4, WEBM / 3GP, WEBM, MKV, MP4 / 3GP,MKV,MP4,WEBM / DIVX, H.263, H.264, MKV, MP4, WEBM, XVID / H.263, H.264, MPEG4


Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y / Yes
Electronic compass:Y / Yes
GPS: Yes
GPS (satellite):No / Y / Yes
Position location:Y / Yes


2G bands (primary SIM):850,900,1800,1900 / 900,1800,1900
3G:Y / Yes
3G bands supported:850,900,1900,2100 / 900,2100
4G:No / Y / Yes
4G bands supported:2100,900,1800,800,2600 / 900,2600,800,2100,1800
4G standard:LTE
4G standards:LTE
Bluetooth:Y / Yes
Bluetooth version:4.0 / 4.0 LE
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
SIM card type:MicroSIM
Wi-Fi:Y / Yes
Wi-Fi standards:802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n / 802.11g, 802.11b, 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y / Yes
Battery pack:Y / Yes
Cables included:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB, USB / USB
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y / Yes
Warranty card:Y / Yes


Accelerometer: Yes
Ambient light sensor: Yes
Microphone mute: Yes
Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes / Alarm clock, Calculator, Notes, Calendar, To-do list, Events reminder / Alarm clock, Notes, Events reminder, To-do list, Calculator, Calendar
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Ringtones, Themes, Wallpaper / Icons, Shortcuts, Menu
Proximity sensor: Yes
Subscription type:No subscription
Support for contact groups: Yes
Video call:Y / Yes

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B
USB port:Y / Yes
USB version:2.0


Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A7
Processor Cores:4
Processor family:MEDIATEK / Qualcomm Snapdragon
Processor frequency:1.1 / 1.3
Processor Model:210 / MSM 8909 / MSM8909 / MT6735 / MT6735P / MTK6735


Operating system installed:Android
Operating System Version:5.1


Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash) / MicroSD (TransFlash), MicroSDHC, MicroSDXC
Internal RAM:1 / 1024 / 2 / 2048
Internal ROM:8096
Internal storage capacity:16 / 8
Maximum memory card size:128 / 32


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Colour : Yes

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:8.3 / 8.5 / 8.95 / 9.7
Height :14.2 / 14.3 / 14.4 / 142.5 / 143.1 / 144.2
Weight:125 / 140 / 155 / 160
Width:7.21 / 71.8 / 72.1 / 72.5