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Huawei Ascend G6

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Reviewed on 2015-06-16
The Huawei Ascend G6 attempts to offer a modicum of style and performance at a price that's just south of RM600. For your money, you get a rather fetching phone that's 7.5mm thin weighing in at a rather light 115g. The design is distinctive, with chromed...
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Reviewed on 2014-11-26
Flagship smartphones might grab the headlines but not everyone wants to spend big bucks on a new smartphone. According to IDC, the majority of smartphone sales are still driven by the budget market with almost 60 per cent of all Android smartphone shipmen...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-27
Several chinese manufacturers have entered the indian cell phone market in recent times, and unlike few years ago, when 'chinese phone' used to be synonymous with dubious quality and gimmicky features, we have seen some pretty solid offerings from this lo...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-14
Good Design & Build Quality, Excellent Front camera, Good Battery lifeqHD display not so sharp
Huawei, one of the leading mobile companies in the world unveiled a mid range Smartphone Ascend G6 in February during the Mobile World Congress. The phone is available in India for Rs 12,500 which makes it a direct competitor to mobiles like Moto G, Xiaom...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-09
Impressive front camera, Decent battery life, 4G compatible, Slim design, Snappy performanceLow internal storage, Low Screen resolution, Awkward USB and audio jack port placement, Tricky UI
The latest from Huawei is a mid-range 4G capable Android Smartphone that comes in a sleek design, offering a decent hardware performance along with a front camera that would make taking selfies more interesting; but the custom UI is sure to divide the opi...
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Reviewed on 2014-09-05
Looks quite decent and is lightweight, Offers decent performanceCalling issues, Poor battery back up, Its display has qHD resolution and not HD like its competitors
Huawei had in the past came out with some decent devices like the Ascend P6 and Honor 3C. It has also several budget smartphones including this Ascend G6 which we have used for more than two weeks and here is our take on the smartphone that is available i...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-25
The Huawei Ascend G6 4G is the refresh of the Huawei Ascend G6 with new 4G LTE connectivity. Originally designed to provide a more affordable midrange offering of the former flagship Huawei Ascend P6 , the Ascend G6 features the same look and feel with a ...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-14
Slim, comfortable design, Excellent dual cameras, 4G supportAverage display resolution, Average battery support
Huawei Ascend G6 is 4.5 inch Android Jelly Bean smartphone. It has Qualcomm Quad-core(4×1.2GHz) processor alongwith 1 GB RAM. It has dual camera. It is available in India for Rs. 12,381 at ebay.com. And for $267.55 at amazon.com.Huawei Ascend G6 OverviewH...
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Reviewed on 2014-08-01
From the outside, the Ascend G6 looks very similar to its larger cousin, the Ascend P7 . Measuring a mere 7.9mm thick and weighing 115g, it's incredibly light and comfortable to hold, and the rounded bottom is a refreshing change from the angled edges see...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-30
Huawei Ascend G6 is a mid-range smartphone which the Chinese company first unveiled in February during the Mobile World Congress. Huawei, which does not have much presence in the Indian smartphone market both in terms of mindshare and sales, brought the p...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-29
It seems that Filipinos can't get enough of selfies. While the photography trend isn't unique to our country, we've embraced it with open arms, judging from the sheer number of selfie pods that have turned mobile phones (and action cameras) into dedicated...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-15
A year ago, we compared five 4G LTE smartphones below S$600 in an epic shootout which saw the Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini emerged as the winner while the Nokia Lumia 820 clinching the Best Value Award.Today, the market is flooded with so many devices touting 4...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-15
Huawei actually makes a lot of good stuff. From phone network hardware, right through to the modems that run on them. It's having another crack at the mid-range Android market with the Ascend G6, and from our time with it, we've found it has the best buil...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-13
Rigid, compact casing, Good build, Bright, viewing angle stable screen, Energy saver, Long battery runtime, Good speech and audio quality, Useful software features, intuitive UI, Good camera moduleTight internal storage, No movetoSD option, Below average application performance, Obsolete screen resolution, Middling speakers, Handsfree feature too quiet, Middling GPS performance
Those who fell in love with the stylish design of Huawei's Ascend P7 flagship but cannot or do not want to spend so much for it - the Chinese manufacturer has an alternative in its backpack. The brand new Huawei Ascend G6 looks a lot like its bigger broth...
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Reviewed on 2014-07-11
Neat and sturdy design, good cameras front and backSubHD screen, processor not as powerful as it could be, headphone jack oddly placed
A step down from Huawei's new flagship the Ascend P7 is the Ascend G6, a solidly capable 4G-capable smartphone at a solidly mid-range price. But considering the attractive pricing of the P7, should it have been even cheaper? Chassis & screen Style-wise ...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-30
Huawei might not be as well known as Apple and Samsung in the smartphone market but it has released some quality devices including its latest Ascend G6.The company has made a habit of delivering quality devices that are loaded with features but with an af...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-23
Announced back in February during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the Huawei Ascend G6 was finally launched in the Philippines a couple of weeks ago. Originally announced to have LTE capability, Huawei Philippines released the 3G-capable model, mo...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-18
Huawei Philippines sent over their Ascend G6 over to the Unbox HQ for review, and today we'll be sharing our initial thoughts with you about their new mid-range smartphone. Announced during MWC, the Ascend G6 is touted by the company as a mid-range LTE de...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-16
Nice software extras, Good front camera, 4G supportRelatively low resolution screen, Short on internal storage
I was quite a fan of the Huawei Ascend P7 when I reviewed it last month, noting that it was a worthy flagship phone. At the high-end of the market, Huawei's problem is less what it does with its handsets, and more the profile it gets as a company in compe...
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Reviewed on 2014-06-12
Small & easy to hold, Affordable LTE device, Capable but limited cameraLastgen physical buttons, Software additions aimed at power users, Android 4.3 – in mid2014
Huawei has been evolving in front of our eyes for the last couple of years. Bit by bit, device by device, the Chinese manufacturer has been releasing handsets designed to appeal to a more upmarket customer than some of the bargain-basement handsets we've ...
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Processor frequency

1.2 GHz

Processor family

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Processor model

MSM 8926

Processor cores



Display diagonal

11.4 cm (4.5")

Display resolution

960 x 540 pixels

Orientation sensor
Display type


Touch technology


Touch screen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type

Micro-USB B

USB version


Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


115 g


6.5 cm


7.5 mm


13 cm


SIM card capability

Single SIM

SIM card type


2G standards


3G standards


4G standards


Wi-Fi standards

802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n

Bluetooth version

4.0 EDR

2G bands (primary SIM)

850,900,1800,1900 MHz

3G bands supported

900,2100 MHz

Tethering (modem-mode)
Near Field Communication (NFC)


Internal storage capacity

4 GB

Internal RAM

1024 MB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

32 GB

USB mass storage


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)
Wi-Fi positioning


Operating system installed


Operating system version



Main camera resolution (numeric)

8 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Second camera
Video recording
Flash type


Second camera resolution

5 MP


Battery technology

Lithium Polymer (LiPo)

Battery capacity

2000 mAh

Battery recharge time

3 h


Form factor


Colour of product



Video call
Personal info management (PIM)

Alarm clock, Calculator, Calendar, Events reminder, Notes, To-do list

Flight mode

Icons, Menu, Shortcuts

Support for contact groups
Microphone mute



Subscription type

No subscription