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Huawei Y6 (2017) / Huawei Nova Young

alaTest has collected and analyzed 629 reviews of Huawei Y6 (2017) / Huawei Nova Young. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Comments about the durability and price are overall positive. The screen and battery are also mentioned favorably, whereas the camera and sound get less positive reviews.

performance, battery, screen, price, durability

sound, camera

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Cell phones the Huawei Y6 (2017) / Huawei Nova Young is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Florian Wimmer (notebookcheck.net)

Huawei Y6 2017 Smartphone Review

 

Low price - large battery. The Huawei Y6 (2017) features a large battery and is ambitious, yet quite low-priced. Can it bear up against the competition or did Huawei calculate too tightly? Find out more in our review

sturdy case ; hardly gets warmer ; good battery life ; high system performance ; fast memory access ; screen with high contrast ; freely configurable hardware button ; dedicated microSD slot

slow Wi-Fi ; few LTE bands ; serveral advertising apps are pre-installed ; Modest voice quality during hands-free calls ; Camera shots are often blurry ; slow access to microSD

Huawei has recently announced that they no longer want to produce entry-level smartphones due to too low margins. This is understandable, yet a bit sad in view of the well-made Huawei Y6 (2017). The device offers more performance than usual in its...

Aug, 2017

Product Specifications

Battery

Battery Capacity:3000

Call Management

Call divert:Y
Call hold:Y
Call timer:Y
Call waiting:Y
Caller ID:Y
Conference call:Y
Speakerphone:Y
Speed dialing:Y
Vibrating alert:Y

Camera

Auto focus:Y
Built-in flash:Y
Flash Type:LED
Front camera:Y
Front camera resolution (numeric):5
Geotagging:Y
Rear camera resolution (numeric):13
Rear camera type:Single camera
Video recording:Y
Video recording modes:720p
White Balance:Auto
Zoom capability:Y

Certificates

Head SAR (EU):0.42

Design

Color of product:Blue, White / Gold / Grey / Pink, White / White
Form Factor:Bar

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:5
Display number of colors:16.78 million colors
Display Resolution:1280 x 720
Display Type:IPS
Orientation sensor:Y
Screen shape:Flat
Second display:N
Touch technology:Multi-Touch
Touchscreen:Y
Touchscreen type:Capacitive

Ergonomics

Accelerometer:Y
Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y

Messaging

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

Multimedia

Audio formats supported:3GP, AMR, Mid, MP3, MP4, OGG, WAV / 3GP, AMR, Mid, MP3, MPA, OGG, WAV
Image formats supported:GIF,JPG,PNG
Video formats supported:3GP,MKV,MP4,WEBM

Navigation

Assisted GPS (A-GPS):Y
Electronic compass:Y
GLONASS:Y
GPS (satellite):Y
Position location:Y
Wi-Fi positioning:Y

Networking

2G standards:GSM
3G:Y
3G standards:HSPA / UMTS
4G:Y
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth:Y
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode):Y
Wi-Fi:Y
Wi-Fi Direct:Y
Wi-Fi standards:IEEE 802.11a,IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n / IEEE 802.11b,IEEE 802.11g,IEEE 802.11n

Other Features

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Packaging Content

AC adapter included:Y
Cables included:USB
Headset included:Y
Quick start guide:Y
Warranty card:Y

Performance

Flight mode:Y
Microphone mute:Y
Personal info management (PIM):Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Notes, To-do list
Personalization:Icons, Menu, Shortcuts / Icons, Themes, Wallpaper, Widgets / Themes, Wallpaper, Widgets
Support for contact groups:Y
Themes:Wallpapers
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

Headphone connectivity:3.5 mm
USB connector type:Micro-USB
USB port:Y
USB version:2.0

Processor

64-bit computing:Y
Processor architecture:ARM Cortex-A53
Processor cores:4
Processor family:Mediatek
Processor frequency:1.4
Processor model:MT6737T

Software

Operating system installed:Android
Operating system version:6 / 6.0 / 6.0 + EMUI 4.1 / 6.0+EMUI 4.1
Platform:Android

Storage

Compatible memory cards:MicroSD (TransFlash)
Internal storage capacity:16 / 2
Maximum memory card size:128
RAM capacity:16 / 2
USB mass storage:Y

Subscription

Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.333
Height:5.66
Weight:5.29
Width:2.83