After releasing mostly premium and midrange phones, Huawei has added a new member to its Y series of smartphones. Say hello to the Huawei Y6p.
(Update, May 27: Read our review of the phone here!)
(Update, May 21: It’s launched in the Philippines! Read Huawei Y5p, Y6p, MatePad T 8 start at P4,490 in the Philippines.)
Launched first in Cambodia, the device is priced at $139 (around P7,034). Preorders are already up today, May 5, in our neighboring country, and each early pre-purchase comes with a free backpack and SIM-card-and-internet package worth a total of $29 (P1,468).
The Huawei Y6p packs a big battery rated at 5,000mAh to keep its lights on. It also features a triple AI cameras that pairs a 13-megapixel primary sensor with a 5-megapixel super-wide shooter and a 2-megapixel unit for depth sensing.
The screen measures 6.3 inches, and in the display’s waterdrop notch is an 8-megapixel camera for selfies.
Inside the Huawei Y6p is a MediaTek Helip P22 chip matched with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card.
No word yet on its availability in other countries, but if it does get released in the Philippines, the phone might cost between P7,000 ($138) and P8,000 ($158). The last Y6 model announced for the local market, the Huawei Y6s, was priced at P6,990 ($138) at launch. That was back in November 2019.
Huawei Y6p official announcement in Cambodia
Huawei Y6p specs
- 6.3-inch LCD display with a waterdrop notch, 1,600 x 720 resolution
- Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB expandable storage
- Triple: 13-megapixel main, 5-megapixel ultra-wide, and 2-megapixel depth rear cameras
- 8-megapixel front camera
- Fingerprint reader (rear-mounted)
- 5,000mAh battery
- EMUI 10 based on Android 10
- Colors: Emerald Green, Phantom Purple, Midnight Black
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