The Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei on Friday launched its latest mid-range smartphone, the Huawei Maimang 6 in China. Successor to last year’s Maimang 5, the new Maimang phone offers a few premium features that are mostly found on high-end smartphones.
The highlights of the Huawei Maimang 6 is its dual cameras that are forked both on the front and rear side of the device. At the back the phone sports a 16-megapixel primary sensor with dual-tone LED flash and a secondary 2-megapixel sensor. Up front it has a 13-megapixel main sensor with soft LED flash and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor for taking selfies. Besides the quadruple cameras the smartphone packs a 5.9-inch full HD+ (1080×2160 pixels) display with 18:9 aspect ratio and minimal bezels on both sides.
On the software front, the Maimang 6 runs EMUI 5.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Kirin 659 processor (four cores clocked 2.36GHz and other four cores at 1.7GHz) paired with 4GB of RAM. Internal storage is at 64GB which can be further expanded via microSD card up to 256GB. The Huawei Maimang 6 boasts a metal unibody design with rear-mounted fingerprint sensor placed right below the dual camera array. It packs a 3340mAh battery and weighs 164 grams. The phone measures 156.2×75.2×7.5mm and includes 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, Wi-Fi, and NFC under its connectivity option.
As for the pricing, Huawei has tagged a price of CNY 2,399 (roughly Rs. 23,600) for the new Maimang 6. The smartphone is already up for pre-orders and it will be available for purchase starting September 30. Reports suggest that the Maimang 6 might be introduced as Huawei Mate 10 Lite in global markets alongside the Mate 10 and Mate 10 Pro next month. The smartphone comes in three colour schemes- Streamer Gold, Obsidian Black, and Aurora Blue.