Huawei Y6 Pro


Huawei Y6 Pro
Huawei Y6 Pro (Y Series)
Mediatek MT6735 4 x 1.5 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
2048 MB 
5.00 inch 16:9, 1280 x 720 pixel, glossy: yes
160 g ( = 5.64 oz / 0.35 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Reviews for the Huawei Y6 Pro

Huawei Y6 Pro, smartphone-ul cu baterie care nu ”moare” [REVIEW]
Source: →EN
Positive: Excellent autonomy; good cooling system.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 09/26/2016


Model: The Huawei Y6 Pro is the newer version of the Huawei Y6. Like the previous generation, the Huawei Y6 Pro is also a mid-range smartphone in terms of specs, but the phones best selling point is obviously its massive 4000 mAh non-removable Lithium-Polymer battery with quick charging support. As for design, it sports a plastic back which most mid-range phones come equipped with. However, the back comes with a textured body, which looks nice and classy. The back is removable, but like most Huawei phones these days, users do not have access to the battery. The dual-SIM and microSD slots are under the back cover, right above the non-removable battery. The charging port and speaker grill are at the bottom of the phone. It has its power and volume rockers on the right side, which can easily be reached with the thumb. It feels a little heavy at 160 g, but easily fits into the palm with its dimensions of 143.1 x 71.8 x 9.7 mm. Talking about the display, it has a 5 inch HD IPS display, which is the same LCD panel that was used in its previous version of the Y6. It is a decent panel for a smartphone at its price range. The big bezel does not look attractive, however, there is an onscreen button, which is a welcoming addition. The LCD panel is good and it produces accurate color. The brightness is decent so the user will not have too many problems reading screen content under the sun.

Behind the phone, a user will find its 13 MP autofocus rear camera (4160 x 3120 pixels) and a 5 MP front camera (2.592 x 1.952 pixels) which are decent in quality. Though it has capabilities to capture nice photos during daylight and does a decent job during selfies, groupies and video calling, low light photography is average and can appear slightly noisy. If there is one reason a user should buy this phone, it is its 4000 mAh battery, which lasted a whole day’s worth of work. It can last through browsing the internet, checking emails, and browsing on social media, as well as social messaging for a day. Huawei has understood the need for longer battery life, as seen on the Huawei Mate 8 phablet, too. The Huawei Y6 Pro runs on Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and on Huawei’s user interface EMUI, with a quad-core 1.3 GHz processor and 2 GB of RAM. A user can expand memory up to 128 GB with a memory card. The Huawei Y6 Pro also comes with tools users may find useful such as a weather app, calculator, and FM radio. A user can optimize phone performance by using the inbuilt optimization tool, which clears junk files.

Hands-on article by Jagadisa Rajarathnam

ARM Mali-T720: Integrated graphics card in ARM based SoCs. Can be configured with up to 8 cores (T720 MP8) and 650 MHz core clock (at 28nm). Supports OpenGL ES 3.1, OpenCL 1.1, DirectX 11 FL9_3, and Renderscript.

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.

MT6735: A 64-bit quad-core SoC (4x ARM Cortex-A53) clocked at up to 1.5 GHz and designed for inexpensive tablets and smartphones.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


This is a typical smartphone diagonal.

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

0.16 kg:

Only few smartphones are more lightweight than this.

Huawei: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. is a Chinese company founded in 1987 with focus on telecommunications hardware and 170000 employees. In the first quarter of 2016, Huawei had a market share of 8.2% in the smartphone market, making it the third-largest smartphone manufacturer in the world. Compared to the same quarter of 2015, Huawei increased its market share by more than 58%.
In 2014, Huawei created the sub brand Honor and offers certain smartphone series under this name. The name Huawei is usually not listed for these products.
There are a lot of reviews on Huawei phones with slightly above average ratings (as of 2016).

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


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Stefan Hinum (Update: 2016-10-18)