Huawei Consumer Business Group recently announced the arrival of its Huawei Y6Pro and Y6 to the African market. Looking at these devices, it is hard to believe that they are entry-level devices. Both the Y6 and Y6 Pro come with features that are synonymous with this innovative and bold brand – world class technology and style. The African markets have responded well to the Huawei Y Series making it one of the most sought-after brands across the continent.
By Shingie Lev Muringi – The Tech Research Specialist
“The Y6 series is perfect for the African market where cost and functionality are equally important. This device is ideal for those who need their phone to last for a period of time without being charged. It is one of the only phones in this price range that can tolerate days of heavy usage,” says Peter Hu, Managing Director of East and Southern Africa, Huawei Consumer Business Group.
The Y6 Pro boasts a super powerful battery and it is extremely quick to charge, in just 10 minutes of charging from 0% battery delivers 3 hours of call time. Furthermore, the device doubles as a portable charger, powering up devices and other phones on the go and doubles up as a portable charger.
The Huawei Y6Pro is not only a technologically advanced smartphone, it also looks stunning too. At just 8.5mm thin it’s a phone that allows single hand control, incredibly important for people who live their lives on the go. Its mid-frame has a distinct thin metallic coating technique giving the device a superior finish and the addition of anti-false touch design means users won’t accidently activate their phone.
“The Y6 also boasts a functionality that does not exists in its peer range. It has superb photography capabilities to capture the most important moments on-the-go. The Huawei Y6 makes it easy for users to capture beautifully clear and vivid pictures in all lighting conditions and this is because it has an 8MP rear-facing camera with a F2.0 aperture and 5μm sensor pixels, making it the perfect tool for recording life’s moments as they happen,” adds Hu.
For those whose phone is rarely out of arms reach, both phones come with a touchscreen display, making them the perfect companion for video and entertainment. The Huawei Y6 has a screen-to-body ratio of 72 percent, giving users the comfortable convenience of seamless single-hand operability.
The Y6 Pro has an ergonomic water-wave curve, which uses over five thousand different techniques, over five days of grinding and polishing, to create an uneven pattern, giving a beautiful pattern of light and shade.
“Huawei is one of the few device suppliers that owns laboratories certified by global authorities boasting the world’s top-tier test equipment. We have designed these devices to ensure that they will live up to the expectations of its users, a smartphone that won’t let them down and will last the test of time,” concludes Hu.
Huawei is a leading global information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider with the vision to enrich life through communication. Driven by customer-centric innovation and open partnerships, Huawei has established an end-to-end ICT solutions portfolio that gives our customers competitive advantages in telecom and enterprise networks, devices and cloud computing. Huawei’s 150,000 employees worldwide are committed to creating maximum value for telecom operators, enterprises and consumers. Our innovative ICT solutions, products and services have been deployed in over 170 countries and regions, serving more than one third of the world’s population. Founded in 1987, Huawei is a private company fully owned by its employees.
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