The Huawei Y6 (2019) is the smaller version of the Y6 Pro released earlier. 2019 have started as a pretty busy year for Huawei especially in the mid-range segment of the market. The new Y6 (2019) is one of those smartphones to check out if you want a good mid-range.
Huawei Y6 (2019) Design
The Huawei Y6 (2019) comes in the simple design of a front glass with the plastic unibody. The front features a dewdrop notch, edge-to-edge display and bottom chin which houses the Huawei brand name. The back features a fingerprint scanner, a single camera and LED flash.
The weight of the Y6 (2019) is decent at 150 grams with dimensions of 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm. The budget smartphone comes in three different body colours; Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue and Amber Brown.
Dimensions: 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
Weight: 150 grams
Build: Front glass, plastic body
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Colours: Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Amber Brown
3.5 mm jack: Yes
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Huawei Y6 (2019) Display
The display of the Y6 (2019) is a 6.09 inches IPS LCD touchscreen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio. The resolution is definitely not among the best in its category. It comes with a 720 x 1560 pixels resolution with 282 PPI density. Honestly, this display generally is a disappointment.
- Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.09 inches (79.2% screen-to-body ratio)
- Resolution: 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (282 PPI density)
In a year where most mid-rangers features dual rear camera, the Huawei Y6 (2019) comes with just one. The single-camera setup sports a 13 MP lens with f/1.8 aperture. At the front, the Y6 (2019) sports an 8 MP selfie shooter with f/2.0 aperture.
Single: 13 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
Features: LED flash, HDR, panorama
Single: 8 MP, f/2.0
Features: LED flash
Running inside the Huawei Y6 (2019) is MediaTek Helio A22 chipset. It features just a four Cortex-A53 processor, which is really poor for a phone of its price range. The phone is available in only one memory variant of 2 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage.
Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
CPU: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
MicroSD: up to 512 GB (dedicated slot)
The Y6 (2019) does run on the latest Android 9.0 Pie with EMUI 9.0 custom skin on top. You’ll the typical Huawei customization and apps.
OS: Android 9.0 Pie
User Interface: EMUI 9
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
A decent non-removable Li-ion 3,020 mAh battery runs on the Huawei Y6 (2019). There is no indication if this device supports fast battery charging.
Type: Non-removable Li-Ion 3020 mAh battery
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth: 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
Radio: FM Radio, built-in antenna
USB: microUSB 2.0
Huawei Y6 (2019) Price