Huawei Ascend G6 4G review - Good looking 4G LTE smartphone for below RM1000
25 August 2014
Excerpt: 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 slightly smaller 4.5-inch screen and a thicker 7.9mm thin chassis. Does it still offer enough punch for today's users? Check out our full review of the Huawei Ascend G6 4G below to find out.
Excerpt: We review the Huawei G6! 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 selfie machines. It’s only natural then that companies like Huawei try to get ...
Excerpt: We recently managed to get a hands-on with the Huawei Ascend G6 4G . Offering the same look and feel as the original Huawei Ascend G6 but with 4G LTE connectivity, the smartphone retails for just RM899, finally offering an affordable smartphone for 4G LTE users here in Malaysia. Other notable tech specs include a quad-core processor, 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and a 4.5-inch display.
Summary: 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 seen them deliver in the past.
Pros: Small & easy to hold, Affordable LTE device, Capable but limited camera
Cons: Last-gen physical buttons, Software additions aimed at power users, Android 4.3 – in mid-2014
Summary: Selfie machine. This is pretty much how Huawei advertises the Ascend G6 because its star is for once the front-facing camera with an exceptionally high resolution of 5 megapixels. The other equipment is more from the mid-range, but that keeps the price low. Huawei demands 249 Euros (~$338) for its newest smartphone offshoot.
Pros: 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 module, The good build, bright screen, and stylish design.
Cons: Tight internal storage, No move-to-SD option, Below average application performance, Obsolete screen resolution, Middling speakers, Hands-free feature too quiet, Middling GPS performance, The high-quality casing of Huawei's Ascend P7 , a higher screen resolution, more power, and a louder speaker.
Excerpt: The Huawei Ascend G6 recently got a new release here in Malaysia with a version supporting 4G LTE. Featuring tech specs that include an 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera and 4.5-inch screen to go with a 1.2GHz quad-core processor with 1GB worth of RAM. We managed to get some personal time with the smartphone and do an unboxing video, so if you've been wondering if the new Huawei Ascend G6 smartphone has what it takes for you, do check out the Huawei Ascend G6 unboxing...
Summary: At P8,990, the Huawei Ascend G6 has decent specs, unique user interface, premium look and feel. For those who feel that a lack of LTE capability is not a deal breaker, and are looking for a competitively priced and good looking smartphone, with a strong front camera, and good value for money, the G6 may be the phone for you.
Huawei Ascend G6 Hands-on, First Impressions: Sexy Mid-range Smartphone
18 June 2014
Excerpt: We go hands-on with the Ascend G6! 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 device with enhanced selfie capabilities, though the device that ...
Excerpt: We review the £99 EE Kestrel (also known as the Huawei Ascend G6 4G), currently the cheapest 4G phone you can bag in the UK. Essentially a Huawei Ascend G6 4G in feathery form, the Kestrel is an enticing prospect if you fancy streaming media on the move, but don’t have enough cash for a 4G data plan and a top-end smartphone. But is the Kestrel a massive budget bargain like the Motorola Moto G , or does it flap straight into the deadly jet engines of mediocrity?
Summary: 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 lot. Companies like Xiaomi have even seen huge success with a high performance price ratio, that is the USP of chinese manufacturers.