Ascend G6 - £200
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Huawei Ascend G6
The Ascend G6 is a mid-range smartphone that runs on a version of Android Jelly Bean that has been augmented with Huawei's Emotion UI. It sits just below the flagship Ascend P6 in the Huawei range.
This phone has a 4.5 inch touchscreen that displays in 245PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Ascend G6 has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 720p and has a 5MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.2GHz quad core processor and 1GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 68 out of 100.
The G6 has an estimated battery life of around 11 hours. The average smartphone battery life is around 10 hours. It has a battery capacity of 2000mAh (MilliAmp hours). The average battery capacity is 1950mAh.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The G6 comes with 4GB internal storage and an expandable memory card slot which makes it possible for you to add a further 32GB external storage. It also comes with Google Drive installed which gives you an additional 15GB of free cloud storage.
The G6 comes 4G ready so can take advantage of high speed mobile Internet in locations where it is available. It has Bluetooth which enables it to communicate with other Bluetooth devices (such as a Bluetooth handsfree kit). It has Wi-Fi which means that it can connect to your home network or public Wi-Fi hotspots such as those available in many coffee shops, cafes or hotels. This phone has NFC which enables you to make contactless payments and share files with your friends. It is also able to connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV) meaning that you can stream content both to and from this phone wirelessly.
The Huawei Ascend G6 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter apps and it comes preloaded with Google Maps, Gmail, Chrome, Google+ and YouTube. Other apps, such as Instagram, WhatsApp, Snapchat and Spotify are available to download from the Google Play Store, along with the latest music, films, TV shows and games.
The Ascend G6 is a well featured smartphone. The powerful front facing camera and emphasis this smartphone places on mobile data suggest that this device will appeal largely to students and teenagers.