Huawei is ending the year 2019 with a bang as the new Huawei Y6s smartphone claims the number 1 spot in our ranking this week.

This is based on page views of dedicated smartphone specs pages on the Pinoy Techno Guide database. While this doesn’t necessarily reflect the number of sales, the popularity of a smartphone usually correlates with sales figures reported by online and offline stores.


What’s new with the Huawei Y6s?

The 6.09-inch display of the Huawei Y6s.

The 6.09-inch display of the Huawei Y6s.

The Huawei Y6s is an upgraded version of the Huawei Y6 Pro 2019. It has the same 6.09-inch HD+ display, 13MP rear camera, an 8MP selfie camera but with a more modern-looking overall design similar to the Huawei Y9 Prime 2019.

Its internal hardware also got an upgrade. It now runs on a MediaTek Helio P35 chipset with an octa-core CPU, 3GB of RAM, and EMUI 9.1 software out of the box. There’s also a fingerprint scanner, 64GB of expandable storage, and an improved loudspeaker.

The device is powered by a 3020mAh battery and charging is via a micro-USB 2.0 port.


What made the Huawei Y6s popular?

Huawei Y6s

The Huawei Y6s has a fingerprint scanner at the back.

The number one reason for the popularity of the Huawei Y6s is its affordable price. Smartphones with a good set of features for a low price usually tops our rankings and this smartphone checks all the boxes.

Another important factor is the presence of official Google Apps on the Huawei Y6s. No installation or side-loading required, unlike the Huawei Mate 30 Pro.

The reception of Filipinos for the Huawei Y6s is similar to the Huawei P30 Pro. This is another evidence that Huawei can produce top-notch smartphone hardware but the software is equally important.

Huawei Y6s specs:

Average rating of 3.5 stars from 203 users.
  • 6.09-inch HD+ IPS LCD Display (720 x 1560 Pixels), 282 ppi
  • Android 9.0 Pie Operating System
  • MediaTek Helio P35 Chipset
  • 3 GB of RAM
  • 13 Megapixel Rear Camera with LED Flash
  • 8 Megapixel Front Camera
  • Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
  • 64Gb Internal Storage
  • Expandable Up to 512 via microSD
  • 4G LTE, 3G HSPA+, 2G EDGE & GPRS Networks
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • MicroUSB 2.0
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • 3020mAh Battery
  • 5W Charging
  • 156.28 x 73.5 x 8.0 mm @ 150 g
  • 6,990.00 Official Price in the Philippines
  • ₱5,990.00 - Price drop on February 22, 2020
  • Buy the Huawei Y6s on Lazada or Shopee.