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Huawei Ascend G6


Huawei Ascend G6
Huawei Ascend G6 (Ascend Series)
Graphics adapter
1024 MB 
4.50 inch 16:9, 960 x 540 pixel, capacitive, multi-touch, in-cell TFT, glossy: yes
4 GB Flash, 4 GB 
, 1.77 GB free
1 USB 2.0, Audio Connections: 3.5 mm jack, Card Reader: microSDXC (max. 64 GB), Sensors: GPS/A-GPS, movement sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor
802.11 b/g/n (b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/), Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR, GSM quad-band (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), UMTS dual-band (900/2100 MHz), GPRS, EDGE, HSDPA, HSUPA, HSPA+; bandwidth (download/upload): 21Mbps/5.76Mbps (UMTS)
height x width x depth (in mm): 7.5 x 130 x 65 ( = 0.3 x 5.12 x 2.56 in)
Lithium-Polymer, 2.000 mAh, non-removable, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 3 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 3 h, Standby 2G (according to manufacturer): 250 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 250 h
Operating System
Android 4.3
Webcam: primary camera: 8.0 MP, AF, LED flash, videos @1080p; front-facing camera: 5.0 MP
Additional features
Speakers: mono speaker, Keyboard: virtual, Keyboard Light: yes, stereo headset, browser, data backup, power manager, help center, app installer, authorization manager, designs, profiles, FM radio, audio recorder, music player, flashlight, file manager, 20 GB Bitcasa infinite Drive with auto-upload function for pictures and videos, 24 Months Warranty, included: smartphone, power supply, USB cord, stereo headset
115 g ( = 4.06 oz / 0.25 pounds), Power Supply: 51 g ( = 1.8 oz / 0.11 pounds)
249 Euro



Average Score: 67.5% - average
Average of 4 scores (from 3 reviews)
price: 80%, performance: 63%, features: 62%, display: 76% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 75%, ergonomy: 73%, emissions: 93%

Reviews for the Huawei Ascend G6

80% Huawei Ascend G6 Smartphone Review | Notebookcheck
Selfie machine. This is pretty much how Huawei advertises the Ascend G6 because its star is for once the front-facing camera with an exceptionally high resolution of 5 megapixels. The other equipment is more from the mid-range, but that keeps the price low. Huawei demands 249 Euros (~$338) for its newest smartphone offshoot.
40% Huawei Ascend G6 review
Source: Expert Reviews English version
The Huawei Ascend G6 may have price on its side as a 4G handset, but it's not particularly pleasant to use and there are much better phones available for less. With the 4G version of the Motorola Moto G on sale now for £160 SIM free or £19-per-month on contract, there's simply no reason to choose the Ascend G6 over Motorola's budget marvel.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 08/01/2014
Rating: Total score: 40%
70% Huawei Ascend G6 review
Source: Trusted Reviews English version
There’s nothing inherently wrong with the Huawei Ascend G6, but at the same time not one feature really stands out. Battery life is good as is the overall performance and Huawei is finally learning that design and build quality does matter even on a midrange phone. The problem however is that in the Moto G and the Xperia M2 you have two smartphones that offer the same features for around £50 less.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/17/2014
Rating: Total score: 70% price: 70% performance: 80% display: 70% mobility: 70% workmanship: 70%
80% Review: Huawei Ascend G6
Source: Gadgetguy English version
Interestingly, much of what makes up the Ascend G6 was actually found in the P6, with a similar design, and almost identical (we think they may even be identical) cameras. But Huawei has managed to improve things a bit, with a faster chip and better mobile speeds, both of which help the G6. Is it the phone for you? Well, that depends on what your hands think when they hold it, but if you’re low on cash but want a good bang for your buck, that can totally be found in the Ascend G6.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 05/23/2014
Rating: Total score: 80% price: 90% performance: 70% features: 80% workmanship: 80%


Qualcomm Adreno 305: Integrated mid-range graphics card in the Snapdragon 400 and S4 Plus SoCs that supports OpenGL ES 3.0 and features unified shaders.

These graphics cards are not suited for Windows 3D games. Office and Internet surfing however is possible.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

400 MSM8226: ARM Cortex-A7 Quad-Core with up to 1.2 GHz and manufactured in 28nm» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This display is tiny. You will probably see very little on the screen and be able to use mini-resolutions.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co, Ltd. is a Chinese telecommunications company and hardware manufacturer founded in 1987 and headquartered in Shenzhen. Huawei is a global leader in information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructure and smart devices. Huawei provides end-to-end solutions for telecommunications networks, devices, and smartphones, as well as storage, servers, networking, and cloud computing enterprise solutions and products.

In 2014, Huawei established the Honor subsidiary brand under which certain smartphone lines are sold. The Huawei name is usually not listed for these products.

67.5%: This rating is poor. More than three quarters of the models are rated better. That is rather not a purchase recommendation. Even if verbal ratings in this area do not sound that bad ("sufficient" or "satisfactory"), they are usually euphemisms that disguise a classification as a below-average laptop.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Current Prices
Stefan Hinum (Update: 2014-05-26)