Ascend P6 - £300
Why this smartphone is built for you
The Huawei Ascend P6
The Huawei Ascend P6 is a top-end smart phone running a version of Android KitKat that has been augmented with Huawei's Emotion UI. It has a full array of features and is well constructed. Having made their name with their low-to-mid range phones, the P6 is Huawei's first 'premium' smartphone.
This phone has a 4.7 inch HD touchscreen that displays in 312PPI (Pixels Per Inch). The average PPI for a modern smartphone is 255.
The Ascend P6 has an 8MP camera, can record video in up to 1080p and has a 5MP front facing camera for taking selfies and making video calls.
Performance is provided by a 1.5GHz quad core processor and 2GB RAM. Based upon its processor speed and memory, this phone receives an unmudlr performance rating of 81 out of 100.
The Ascend P6 has an estimated battery life of around 19 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. The battery on this phone is removable.
1GB (Gigabyte) is equal to roughly 500 pictures or 250 songs. The Ascend P6 comes with 8 or 16GB internal storage (depending upon the model) 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 Ascend P6 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. The P6 can connect to DLNA enabled devices (such as a laptop or smart TV), which enables you to stream content both to and from your phone wirelessly.This phone is also able to connect to HDMI enabled TV's or projectors (requires a microUSB to HDMI adapter).
The Ascend P6 has an FM radio and an MP3 player. It is able to integrate with social media via designated Facebook and Twitter Apps and 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 P6 is a slim, attractive and well equipped smartphone. It has a high quality front facing camera and is competitive at the top end of the smartphone market.