Hands on with the Huawei Ascend G6


Huawei just announced in Barcelona the new Ascend G6 smartphone with is the upgraded model of the P6 and packs in faster downloading speeds thanks to Cat4 LTE so speeds up to 150Mbps if the network supports it but still keeps the premium design and feel.

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The G6 specifications include

  • 1.2Ghz Quad Core processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • Android 4.2.2
  • 4.5 inch display
  • 540 x 960 resolution
  • 8GB storage
  • 1GB RAM

We managed to get some hands on photos of the device today once announced but due to the volume of people around will reserve final thought until during MWC once we get to have proper hands on time

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Barcelona, Spain, February 23, 2014: Huawei, a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider, today unveiled HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G at GSMA Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2014. Huawei’s new 4G LTE-enabled smartphone brings ease of use back to smartphone ownership and opens up a world of fun and colorful new ways to stay connected without boundaries. With a 4.5-inch qHD display, 5-megapixel front-facing camera and Emotion UI 2.0[1], HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G is an ideal companion for those who want to share better.

 

“HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G is a stylish, colorful, and lightning fast smartphone designed to break down barriers,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “With its handy 4G LTE connectivity, easy-to-use interface and dynamic cameras offering a multitude of photographic opportunities, Huawei is delivering on our promise to ‘Make it Possible’ for more people around the world.”

 

HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G brings vibrant color to life with its crystal clear 4.5-inch qHD 960 x 540 LCD display and 245PPI. At 7.85mm slim and weighing 115g, Ascend G6 4G builds upon the stylish ‘double C’ design of the popular Ascend P6 smartphone and is available in a range of colors including black with light gunmetal grey or rose gold highlights, or in white with pink or champagne gold[2]. HUAWEI Ascend G6 also comes in a 7.5mm 3G version available in black, white, pink, gold or blue.

 

Running on a powerful quad-core 1.2 GHz processor and robust 2000 mAh lithium polymer battery with up to 30 percent power saving, HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G is 4G LTE-enabled to make connectivity faster and more reliable than ever before. Movies can be downloaded in minutes and work files uploaded in seconds with speeds of up to 150 Mbps. Smart photo album, internet, notification and permission management provides full control over the information shared. In addition, the ‘one key scan’ function maintains peak performance through ‘phone speed tracking’, ‘power conservation’, ‘storage cleaning’ and ‘harassment filter.’ Ascend G6 4G also supports NFC sharing[3] for mobile payments.

 

Featuring the latest version of the intuitive, easy-to-use interface, Emotion UI 2.0, HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G brings smartphone use within reach for everyone. A customizable homescreen and the enhanced ‘Standard’ and ‘Simplicity’ UIs make navigation effortless, and nearly 1,000 online themes are available to suit personal preferences.

 

HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G offers an enhanced smartphone camera experience with Huawei’s proprietary self-focus tips and preview screen. The four plastic element (4P) lens featured on the 5-megapixel front-facing camera provides audio controlled spontaneous snapping, auto-scene recognition and auto-facial enhancement. Featuring 88 degree wide-angle shooting, Ascend G6 4G enables you to take all-inclusive photos that will wow family and friends. Add an extra dimension to photos with the ‘Voice Photo’ function that takes photos accompanied by 10-second audio clips that can be shared via Facebook and WeChat, such as at a wedding when you capture the bride and groom saying “I do.”

 

There are also endless opportunities to explore surroundings with multi-shot capture, horizontal shooting and panoramic functions, thanks to the five plastic elements (5P) lens of the 8-megapixel AF BSI f/2.0 aperture rear-facing camera. Alternatively, the voice-activated hands-free ‘selfie’ function shows off camera-ready poses. Filming or photographing in low light is a breeze with Ascend G6 4G’s in-built Sony IMX134 sensor, blue glass infrared filter and integrated camera flash for sharp, clear images.

 

HUAWEI Ascend G6 will be available from Q1 2014 and HUAWEI Ascend G6 4G from April 2014 at a suggested retail price of €249.

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