The Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) is Huawei’s offering for enthusiasts who desire a very affordable Android Phone, with a price tag that falls in the low-budget category. It features an attractive design, acceptable budget matching hardware specs and lots more. In this article, we explore the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) specs and price.
Where to Buy Huawei Y6 Prime (2019)
Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) Key Specs & Features
- 6.09 inch IPS Display, 720 x 1560 pixels (282 ppi)
- Android 9.0 (Pie), EMUI 9.1
- 2GB RAM
- Quad-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22
- 32GB Built-in Storage, up to 512GB Memory Card
- 13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear Mounted)
- 3020 mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery
The Design and Display
The Huawei Y6 Prime (2019), in my opinion, features an attractive design. This design may not be the flashiest of the bunch, but comparing this smartphone to other smartphones in the same price range, the beauty of the phone shines.
The Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) has plastic on the rear and on the sides and glass upfront. It comes in Aurora Blue, Midnight Black, Coral Red, and Brown (faux leather). The Sapphire blue variant of the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) has a gradient design, while the Amber brown variant has a faux (artificial) leather on the rear.
The rear of the smartphone is home to a single camera, a camera flash, a fingerprint sensor, and the Huawei branding below, which indicates is a Huawei smartphone.
Upfront on the smartphone, you have a very familiar setup, a setup we have seen in a lot of Android phones released in 2019. It has a dewdrop notch display and a bottom chin.
On the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019), we have a 6.09 inch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels and a screen density of 282ppi. It also has a 79.2% screen to body ratio.
When it comes to camera hardware, the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) is certainly not at its best. Turns out there are a lot of competitors that offer more for the price. Its 2019 and Huawei chose to stick to already outdated camera hardware.
Are the cameras really that bad? The camera specs of the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) may not look impressive on paper, but we all know there is more to a camera than mere specs and pixels.
Under good conditions, the images produced on this device will turn out impressive.
A lot of mobile phone cameras will certainly turn out good photos under the right conditions, but just because something works doesn’t mean it can’t be better.
Infinix smartphones have been a good example of the kind of power smartphones under this budget should be equipped with.
It’s 2019 and the smartphone still features a single rear camera. This means taking super wide-angle photos or awesome telephoto shots is impossible on this smartphone.
You get a single 13MP rear camera. This camera has an aperture of f/1.8. It lets you shoot photos using in HDR and panorama. You also get to shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
For selfies, the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) is equipped with an 8MP front-facing camera with an aperture of f/2.0 and an LED flash. This camera lets you shoot 1080p videos with frame rates topped at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
Huawei is a brand famous for flagship smartphones. Having a smartphone that costs way less than a lot of its smartphones means only one thing. The cell phone is targeted for the low-end smartphone market and thus features low-end specs.
It feature an Octa-Core MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 processor clocked at 2.0GHz. This process is a 12-nanometer processor.
The Huawei Y6 prime (2019) also features 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, with support for Micro-SD storage expansion up to 512GB. The smartphone is also home to the PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
The handset packs a non-removable 3020 mAh battery. Please, not this device doesn’t support a fast charge of any sort.
This Android phone features a 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro-USB port (2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi and lots more. Please note that there isn’t an NFC on this smartphone.
The Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) is a 4G smartphone, that supports LTE bands 3, 7 and lots more. Having support for LTE band 3 and 7 means Nigerian users would be able to use GLO, 9Mobile and Airtel 4G on this device.
Huawei Y6 Prime 2019 Price and Availability
Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) price in Nigeria starts at 38,999 Naira, which is about $108. The Smartphone is currently available for purchase in retail stores, as well as online retails stores that ship to your region.
Huawei Y6 Prime (2019) Specs
Here are a few specs of the Huawei Y6 Prime (2019)
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie; EMUI 9
- Processor: Quad-core 2.0GHz ARM Cortex-A53 (MediaTek Helio A22)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Midnight Black, Sapphire Blue, Amber Brown
- Dimension: 156.3 x 73.5 x 8 mm
- Weight: 150g
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.09-inch, IPS LCD Capacitivee Touchscreen, 720 x 1560 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 13MP Camera, f/1.8 Camera, 1080p @ 30fps Video
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus (PDAF), LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, f/2.0 Camera, 1080p @ 30fps
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 512GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800)
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: 42.2/5.76 Mbps
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: LTE-A (2CA) Cat 6 300/50Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3, 020 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes