Huawei Y6 Pro Price, Specifications and Features

Huawei Y6 Pro is a mid range smartphone from the Chinese smartphone company, Huawei. Ranking third in the world in mobile phone shipments in 2014, Huawei has followed a trend of launching devices in different mobile categories, ones that are built with quality material for an impressive look, and great technology to provide an enhanced level of performance. Its range of quality products (mobile devices, home devices, smartwatches, etc) and services (cloud services) have not only made the brand name popular, but has set its devices in competition with ones manufactured by other top smartphone manufacturers. One of such devices is the Y6 Pro, an upgraded variant of the Huawei Y6 and a member of the Y Series.
Huawei Y6 Pro 

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Other than being a budget friendly smartphone, the Y6 Pro features specs show that this device has been built with simplicity, that it can provide a high level of performance and offer more value for your money. Notable among these specs and its best selling point, is the humongous battery capacity of the device which closely relates to that of the Infinix Hot 4 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. The battery capacity of a smartphone is not negligible by most users, hence the Y6 Pro might be a good choice especially for smartphone users looking for a device that can stay powered on the entire day even on heavy usage. From the specs below, one can judge if the Y6 Pro is a worthy successor to the much admired Huawei Y6.

Huawei Y6 Pro Features

Display and Build

The Huawei Y6 Pro features a 5 inch HD IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels and pixel density of  294PPI. A screen of this kind makes for a decent reading, gaming and movie watching experience. There is no glass protection on the screen, hence it is susceptible to scratches and cracks on impact with the ground or rough surfaces.

To give it a premuim look, solid build and durability, the Y6 Pro's body is made of metal. According to Huawei, "It features an NCVM plating craftsmanship and water wave curve design which results in better signal strength, excellent wear resistance, corrosion resistance, coating thickness uniformity and high density". The Huawei Y6 Pro is available in different color options of gold, white and gray..

The device has a dimension of 143.10 x 71.80 x 9.70mm (height x width x thickness), a 67.1% size ratio with the body and a weight of 160g. At 9.70mm thin, it can still be operated on with one hand, and even with its large battery, the device still maintains a light weight.

Hardware and Software

Huawei Y6 Pro is powered by a 64 bit quad-core MediaTek MT6735P processor with a frequeny of 1.3GHz, and a Mali-T720MP2 GPU for graphics . Like the Huawei Ascend P7, this device also has 2GB of RAM, with an internal memory storage of 16GB that is expandable upto 256GBvia micro SD card. While the Processor is fast and efficient, the moderate RAM storage can support several apps in memory at a time, both of which combine to handle multitasking seamlessly.

The Y6 Pro runs on Huawei's customized user interface, Emotion UI 3.1 ontop Android 5.1 Lollipop. This operating system offers excellent accessibility and ability to customize the phone to suit ones taste. It incorporates notifications on the lock screen, modification of Icons, animations and wallpapers, and gives the choice of choosing and combining elements of various themes, by choosing their fonts, icon sets, home screen styles, lock screens and unlock animations.


Huawei Y6 Pro features a 13MP back camera with an f/2.0 aperture and a high density 5MP front camera with an 84-degree wide angle lens and f/2.2 aperture. Camera features of the Y6 Pro include Phase Detection Auto Focus (PDAF), panaroma, LED flash, high speed capture mode and 720p HD video capturing capability. 

There's a backlight mode that allows users to remove backlight in order to improve the quality of images. These camera specs and the phone's HD screen ensures that clear and precise pictures are captured by this device. Its auto face enhancement software with ten levels of enhancement enables users to edit and enhance their pictures.

Battery and Connectivity

The battery capacity of the Huawei Y6 Pro is 4000mAh and it is large enough to give a long battery life. This battery is non-removable and it is based on Lithuim Polymer technology. At this capacity, it can support upto 15 hours of net usage, 39 hours of talk time, 48 hours of heavy use time, and 90 hours of light use time. 

Huawei claims its smart power saving technology enables the device to work in idle mode for 24 hours, with only 10% battery charge. This smartphone has a quick charging which results in a fast charge, and it also has reverse charging support to power up other devices.

The Huawei Y6 Pro is a dual SIM smartphone that supports the use of two micro SIMs with dual standby, where the two SIMs can be used simultaneously. Connectivity options of this device include microUSB, FM Radio Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, Wifi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, and Wi-Fi direct. Its sensors include accelerometer. proximity, ambient light and gyroscope sensors.

Price and Availability

Currently, the Huawei Y6 Pro is available in Nigeria and can be purchased from reputable online stores in the country. Huawei Y6 Pro Price in Nigeria ranges from N40,000 to N55,000 depending on your location in Nigeria and the current exchange rate.

Huawei Y6 Pro Specs



143.1 x 71.8 x 9.7 mm
Form factor
Gray, Gold, White



IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
5.0-inch Display
1280 x 720 pixels
Pixel Density


Memory And OS

Card slot
Yes, Upto 256GB
Emui 3.1, Android 5.1 Lollipop
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Mediatek MT6735P



13 MP, f/2.0, 28mm
 Geo-tagging, touch focus,
face detection, panorama, HDR, autofocus,
LED flash
5MP, f/2.2



4000mAh Li-Po battery



3.5mm Jack
Yes, 4.0, A2DP, LE
Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Yes, microUSB 2.0
Reverse Charging
Dual SIM, Dual Stanby


Other Features

Accelerometer, proximity sensors

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Tech Lass's Verdict:

For a midrange device and its price, the Huawei Y6 Pro specs are quite impressive. It has a large battery capacity, good display, and great camera specs. It is one of the must have devices from Huawei till date.


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