Huawei Consumer Business Group today announced the arrival of its Huawei Y6Pro and Y6 to the African market.
“The Y6 series is perfect for the African market where cost and functionality are equally important. This device is ideal for those who need their phone to last for a period of time without being charged. It is one of the only phones in this price range that can tolerate days of heavy usage,” says Peter Hu, Managing Director of East and Southern Africa, Huawei Consumer Business Group.
The Y6 Pro boasts a super powerful battery and it is extremely quick to charge, in just 10 minutes of charging from 0% battery delivers 3 hours of call time. Furthermore, the device doubles as a portable charger, powering up devices and other phones on the go.
The Huawei Y6Pro is not only a technologically advanced smartphone, it also looks stunning too. At just 8.5mm thin it’s a phone that allows single hand control, incredibly important for people who live their lives on the go. Its mid-frame has a distinct thin metallic coating technique giving the device a superior finish and the addition of anti-false touch design means users won’t accidentally activate their phone.
“The Y6 also boasts a functionality that does not exists in its peer range. It has superb photography capabilities to capture the most important moments on-the-go. The Huawei Y6 makes it easy for users to capture beautifully clear and vivid pictures in all lighting conditions and this is because it has an 8MP rear-facing camera with a F2.0 aperture and 5μm sensor pixels, making it the perfect tool for recording life’s moments as they happen,” adds Hu.
For those whose phone is rarely out of arms reach, both phones come with a touchscreen display, making them the perfect companion for video and entertainment. The Huawei Y6 has a screen-to-body ratio of 72 percent, giving users the comfortable convenience of seamless single-hand operability.
The Y6 Pro has an ergonomic water-wave curve, which uses over five thousand different techniques, over five days of grinding and polishing, to create an uneven pattern, giving a beautiful pattern of light and shade.
“Huawei is one of the few device suppliers that owns laboratories certified by global authorities boasting the world’s top-tier test equipment. We have designed these devices to ensure that they will live up to the expectations of its users, a smartphone that won’t let them down and will last the test of time,” concludes Hu.
Y6 Pro: Fact Sheet
The most powerful battery in its category
4000mAh battery Y6Pro provides about 90 hours of light use, 48 hours of heavy use and 12 hours of web surfing.
Power Saving technology 3.0
Long lasting battery capable of two days of heavy usage
Flash charge – Quick charging via two-amp (5V2A) charger, a 10-minute charge supports 3-hour talk time.
Reverse charging functionality – charge other devices and gadgets
Feature-packed camera experience
13MP rear-facing camera with F2.0 aperture
5MP front-facing camera with F2.2 aperture
Seven piece multi-layered lens used to create a superior lens experience
Hi-Speed Continual Capture Mode
Large aperture mode
Photo editing features, including 10-level auto face enhancement
Stunning, tactile design
Distinct thin metallic texture coating technique
Non-conductive vacuum coating
Anti-false touch button design
Ergonomic Water-Wave Curve handset design
Tried and tested
Vigorous testing for over 100 hours, including:
Power button click test – 200,000 times
USB interface plug and pull – 10,000 times
On/off test – 10,000 times
Slide button click – 50,000 times
Tumbling test – 200 times
70kg of load force
8 hours of sand and dust
Android 5.1 + Huawei EMUI 3.1 Lite
MT6735P 4 x 1.3GHz
FDD-LTE Band: 1/3
TDD-LTE Band: 38/39/40/41
UMTS: 900/2100 MHz
GSM/GPRS/EDGE: 900/1800/1900 MHz
5.0” inch HD (1280 x 720)
1280 x 720
4000mAh Li-Polymer battery with Power Saving technology 3.0
2GB RAM + 16GB ROM
(Height ,Width, Depth)
G-sensor, P-sensor, L-sensor
Wi-fi 802.11 b/g/n, support wi-fi hotspot, wi-fi direct
Y6 : Fact Sheet
Designed for Simplicity: Sleek, Stylish and Conveniently Compact
Featuring a 5-inch 1280 x 720 IPS touchscreen display, the Huawei Y6 is the perfect companion for video and entertainment.
With a screen-to-body ratio of 72 percent, the Huawei Y6 brings users the comfortable convenience of seamless single-hand operability.
Your Life at Your Fingertips: Superb Photography Capabilities to Capture Most Important Moments On-The-Go
Featuring an 8MP rear-facing camera with a F2.0 aperture and 5μm sensor pixels, the Huawei Y6 makes it easy for users to capture beautifully clear and vivid pictures in all lighting conditions.
With various smart frames to match the photo taken (Watermark Photos), the Huawei Y6 is the perfect tool for recording life’s moments as they happen.
A Delight for Your Ears: Superior Audio Experience with Integrated Sound Chamber System and Dynamic Range Control
The Huawei Y6 affords quality audio experiences thanks to its integrated sound chamber, which increases audio volume by 1.5 times allowing for more immersive listening experiences and fewer missed calls.
5-inch LTPS display
1GB / 2GB RAM, 8GB ROM, support for MicroSD card up to 32GB