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Huawei Y6 (2017) / Huawei Nova Young

alaTest has collected and analyzed 814 reviews of Huawei Y6 (2017) / Huawei Nova Young. The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Cell phones for all reviews. Views about the portability and battery are generally positive. The screen and price are also appreciated, but the camera and sound get negative views.

performance, price, screen, battery, portability

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 (

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

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Huawei Y6 2017 review

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The Huawei Y6 2017 is certainly cheap, but is it worth spending any money on at all? Our full review of this inexpensive mobile phone covers how long the battery lasts, how good the photos are, and more. Make sure you do your homework before taking the...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review (

Fantastic phone


"Great product and does everything I want it too. Very good value for money, nice design and easy to use. Handy features such as an easy key to quickly access the torch and camera without unlocking the phone. Overall really pleased."

Ease of use; Camera; Storage space; Size of screen

May, 2018

Consumer review (

Great Phone, Love Huawei


"Fabulous Phone With Everything You Need. Great front and rear camera. Swear by Huawei products"

Apr, 2018

Product Specifications


Battery Capacity:3000

Call Management

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


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


Head SAR (EU):0.42


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


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 type:Capacitive


Ambient light sensor:Y
Proximity sensor:Y


Instant messaging (IM):Y
MMS (Multimedia Messaging Service):Y
Short Message Service (SMS):Y


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


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


2G standards:GSM
3G standards:HSPA / UMTS
4G standard:LTE
Bluetooth version:4.0
Near Field Communication (NFC):Y
SIM card capability:Dual SIM / Single SIM
Tethering (modem-mode):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


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
Video call:Y

Ports & interfaces

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


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


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


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


Subscription type:No subscription

Technical Details

Google applications:Google Maps,Google Play,YouTube

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:0.333 / 0.334