Huawei Y6s

Huawei Y6s (JAT-L41)
Huawei Y6s black front bottom
Huawei Y6s black front left side
Huawei Y6s black flipped
Huawei Y6s black left side
Huawei Y6s black back flipped
Huawei Y6s black back left side
Huawei Y6s black back right side
Huawei Y6s black back
Huawei Y6s black right side
Huawei Y6s blue overview
Huawei Y6s blue back

32 GB

Pro and cons Huawei Y6s

  • Doesn't feel entry level
  • Significant CPU upgrade
  • Decent battery life
  • Dual SIM: reachable on 2 numbers
  • Everything is very basic

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Huawei Y6s product description

The Huawei Y6s is a slightly improved version of the 2019 Y6. As far as we can tell, only the processor has changed; an octa-core MediaTek instead of a quad-core one. The 13 megapixel camera, 8 megapixel selfiecam and the 3020 mAh battery have all remained the same.

Two distinct and different colours

If you buy a Y6s, you get a 6 inch smartphone with fairly small screen edges but at the top a notch and at the bottom a reasonable chin. A few years ago this was very modern, now it is a bit outdated by screens with punch-holes and even thinner screen edges. Yet it is not crazy for a phone for this price. 87% of the front of the phone consists of a screen and that results in a fairly compact housing with still quite a lot of screen surface. You can choose a black version (Starry Black) where the back is completely black. But there is also a blue version (Orchid Blue) where 2 different finishes are applied; a shiny top and matte bottom.

Huawei Y6s black front bottom

Basic camera is sufficient enough

At the front the Y6s has an 8MP camera for selfies and at the back we find a 13MP shooter with bright f/1.8 lens. With this, the base is like a house. It is not much more than basic but that is not to be expected for this price category. Compared to its predecessor, there is slightly more RAM memory: 3 instead of 2GB. Because of this, he will be a little better able to run apps smoothly. The storage memory still comes out at 32GB which is quite scarce. Fortunately, you can always expand it by buying a microSD memory card. The Y6s recognises cards up to 512GB. More than enough for all your photos, videos and files. If you live outside the EU, you can also buy a variant with 64GB storage.

Main Huawei Y6s specifications

  • 6.09 inch Dewdrop Display covers 87% of the front
  • 13MP camera with f/1.8 lens on the rear, 8MP camera on the front
  • Mediatek Helio P35 octa-core processor at up to 2.3GHz with 3GB of RAM memory
  • 32GB of storage memory, expandable by up to 512GB
  • 3020 mAh large battery for day-long use
  • Physical fingerprint scanner on the back
  • 4G support for high-speed mobile internet

Battery optimisation intelligence

Altho the Y6s is a low priced entry-level phone, it still has a fingerprint scanner. You can find it on the back of the housing. Inside Huawei has found room for a 3020 mAh battery. On paper this doesn't seem impressively large, but in practise the Y6s lasts remarkably long. This is mainly due to the battery saving mode, which is aided by artificial intelligence. The result is a long battery life of a whole day. All in all, this phone doesn't leave a wrong impression for the price you have to pay for it.


Huawei Y6s specification summary

Dimensions 156,28 x 73,5 x 8 mm
Weight 150 gr
Product code JAT-L41
EAN code 6901443356294, 6901443356287, 6901443355686, 6901443355679
Controls
Fingerprint recognition
Operating system
Android 9.0 (Pie)
Display
Colour display 6.09 inch, Dewdrop Display, notch
Hardware
Camera 13 MP
Front camera 8 MP
Processor 1.8 GHz, 2.3 GHz, MediaTek MT6765, octa core
Telephony
Dual SIM
Data network
4G (LTE)
Build-in memory
Internal memory 32 GB (Storage)
Power supply
Battery 3020 mAh

All Huawei Y6s specifications


Huawei Y6s alternatives

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Huawei Y6s (JAT-L41)
Samsung Galaxy S10 (G973)
Samsung Galaxy A40 (A405)
Samsung Galaxy S10+ (G975)
Samsung Galaxy A51 4G (A515)

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 Current product    
Fingerprint recognition
Android9.0 (Pie)9.0 (Pie)9.0 (Pie)9.0 (Pie)
Colour display6.09 inch, Dewdrop Display, notch6.1 inch, Curved Dynamic AMOLED Quad HD+, hole-punch display5.9 inch, Infinity U Full HD+6.4 inch, Curved Dynamic AMOLED Quad HD+, hole-punch display6.5 inch, Infinity-O Display, hole-punch display
Camera13 MP12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP16 MP, 5 MP, dual camera sensor12 MP, 12 MP, 16 MP12 MP, 48 MP, 5 MP, 5 MP
Front camera8 MP10 MP25 MP10 MP, 8 MP32 MP
Processor1.8 GHz, 2.3 GHz, MediaTek MT6765, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.4 GHz, 2.8 GHz, octa core1.6 GHz, 1.8 GHz, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.4 GHz, 2.8 GHz, octa core1.7 GHz, 2.3 GHz, Samsung Exynos 9611, octa core
Dual SIM
4G (LTE)
Internal memory32 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)64 GB (Storage)1 TB (Storage), 128 GB (Storage), 512 GB (Storage)128 GB (Storage)
Battery3020 mAh3400 mAh3100 mAh4100 mAh4000 mAh

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