Huawei Y6p unboxed, sample photos, hands-on review

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The Huawei Y6p is the latest budget phone to hit Philippine shores. The phone comes with a 5000mAh battery and triple cameras.

The budget phone is priced modestly at just PHP 5,990. It will be available for pre-order from May 22 to 31, 2020. It is bundled with freebies worth PHP 3,180 that includes a Bluetooth headset, 15GB Huawei cloud storage for 1 year, and VIU premium access for 3 months.

We recently got our review unit in black. Today we’re doing a quick unboxing along with some of our first impressions.

[Update: Our full review is now up -> Huawei Y6p review: The modern budget phone]

Unboxed, first impressions

The Huawei Y6p comes in the usual white box with an image of the device in front. Inside, you have the handset, a micro USB cable, a 5V 2A travel charger, documentation, a SIM eject tool, and a pre-installed screen protector. Our review unit did not come with a silicone case, but I was told the retail box will include one.

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Looking at the Y6p, you get a simple looking phone with clean aesthetics. It’s nothing fancy, but looks to be in line with its price. At the front, we have a large 6.3-inch display with a dewdrop notch for the front camera. The screen has a 720p resolution (HD+). It has thin side bezels and a noticeable chin. The phone also has a long 20:9 profile, lending itself well to watching videos and media.

Huawei Y6p Unboxed, Initial Impressions

The Huawei Y6p has a plastic build with shiny back. It has a good size, fitting nicely in the hand with dimensions measuring in at 159.07 x 74.06 x 9.04 mm, and a light 185 g.

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On the Huawei Y6p’s right are the volume rockers and the power button. While on the left we have the SIM tray with three slots for two SIMs and one for a microSD card. The headphone jack, microUSB port, and a mono speaker is at the bottom.

Huawei Y6p Unboxed, Initial Impressions
Huawei Y6p Unboxed, Initial Impressions

Moving to the back, there are three rear cameras, namely a 13MP main, a 5MP ultra-wide and a 2MP depth sensors. The ultra-wide camera has a 120-degree ultra-wide angle lens.

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The 8MP front shooter in a dew drop notch takes care of selfies.

Huawei Y6p Unboxed, Initial Impressions

Sample photos

Here are some sample photos and they look surprisingly good for its price. The images have been resized for the web with quality set at 60.

That’s it for our initial hands-on review. For PHP 5,990, the Huawei Y6p is shaping up to be quite the budget phone. It will be available for pre-order starting May 22 to 31, 2020 on the official Huawei store on Lazada and Shopee.

Huawei Y6p specs

  • Display: 6.3-inch HD+ IPS Display, 1600 x720, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Processor: 2.0GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 Processor
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Storage: 64GB Storage, MicroSD Card Expansion up to 512GB
  • Rear Cameras: 13MP f/1.8 Main + 5MP f/2.2 Ultra-wide + 2MP f/2.4 Depth
  • Front Camera: 8MP f/2.0 Selfie Camera
  • Network: 4G LTE, Dual SIM
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi N, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, MicroUSB, Headphone Jack
  • Others: Fingerprint Scanner (Rear), FM Radio
  • OS: EMUI 10.1, Android 10, Huawei Mobile Services
  • Dimension: 159.07 x 74.06 x 9.04 mm, 185 g
  • Battery: 5,000mAh Battery, 10W Charger

Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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