Huawei on Monday announced its latest affordable smartphone in the ‘Y series’ dubbed as Huawei Y6 2019. It is the successor of previously launched Y6 2018. Earlier this year, the Chinese smartphone giant announced three mid-range devices in the Y series – the Y7 Pro (2019), Y9 (2019), and Y6 Pro 2019. Now, the Huawei Y6 2019 goes official. This latest device from Huawei features similar kind of specifications to that of Huawei Y6 Pro 2019.
The Huawei Y6 2019 comes in Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue color options and is already on sale in Russia for 9,770 Russian Rubles (US$ 148 / Rs. 10,515 approx.). It is also available in Philippines as Y6 Pro 2019 for 6,990 Philippine Piso (US$ 134 / Rs. 9,565 approx.). Huawei still has to make an announcement regarding the price and availability in China and other global markets including India. The company has only revealed the detailed specifications of the device which are reflected on Huawei’s official website, Huawei.com.
Huawei Y6 2019 – Price and Availability
The Huawei Y6 (2019) packs a 6.09-inch HD+ (720×1560 pixels) display with a dewdrop notch and a screen to body ratio of 87 percent. The display comes with TÜV Rheinland certification for cutting down blue light exposure and reducing the strain on eyes. The Y6 is powered by a 12nm MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 processor coupled with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable up to 512GB via a micro SD card.
The latest generation Y6 smartphone runs on Android 9.0 Pie with company’s own EMUI skin on top. It has a 13-megapixel camera on the back with f/1.8 aperture and an 8-megapixel front camera with front flash toning light assisted by screen light that promises accurate portrait even in low light conditions.
The dual-SIM Huawei Y6 2019 is just 8mm thick and weighs 150g. The connectivity options of the device include Bluetooth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, and Dual 4G VoLTE. It is powered by a 3,020mAh battery with Huawei’s proprietary battery optimization tool support. There is also a fingerprint scanner on the rear panel.