Chinese Huawei has just launched a new affordable smartphone today in France called the Huawei Y6 2017 that comes with upgraded features from the original Huawei Y6 smartphone that was launched two years back. The new Huawei Y6, however still runs on the Android 6 Marshmallow OS instead of the new Android 7.0 Nougat OS that most of the newly launched smartphones are running these days out of the box. The Huawei Y6 2017 is not yet announced officially by the company, therefore no details about its pricing and availability are currently available that might be available soon with its official launch but we can expect that it will be available below €200 in France. Global availability and pricing details are also still unknown.
The Huawei Y6 2017 features a 5-inch HD display with 1280 × 720 pixel resolution and is powered by the quad-core Mediatek MT6737T(4 x 1.4GHz (A53) processor that is an entry level smartphone processor. It comes with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of inbuilt storage capacity that is further expandable via MicroSD card up to 128GB storage. It runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS out of the box with EMUI 4.1 on top. It features a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual tone LED flash and features a 5-megapixel front facing camera as well that also comes with a front flash. It is backed up by a 3000mAh battery and connectivity options includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11b/g/n, 2.4GHz, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS/AGPS/Glonass and other options. Color options includes White, Gold and Gray and measures 143.8x72x8.4mm.
To recall, the Huawei Y6 was launched with $148 price tag and it featured a 5-inch HD IPS LCD display with 720 x 1280 pixel resolution. It is powered by the 1.1GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 210 (MSM8909) processor with 1GB of RAM and 8GB inbuilt storage capacity that is further expandable up to 32GB via Micro-SD card slot. It runs on the Android 5.1 Lollipop OS out of the box with Emotion UI 3.1 on top. The Y6 features an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED Flash, F2.0 aperture and AF with a 2-megapixel front facing FF camera with F2.8 aperture. It is backed up by a 2200mAh battery with standby time of about 300hrs on 4G network and about 11.7hrs of talk time of 3G network. Connectivity options includes Bluetooth 4.1, GPS / AGPS / Glonass, single SIM, Wi-Fi 802.11b / g / n (2.4GHz), 4G LTE, 3G, USB etc. It will be available in White and Black color options. It measures 143.5 mm x 72.1 mm x 8.5 mm and weights 155 grams.