Huawei Y6p coming to SA: pricing, launch date revealed

huawei y6p smartphone

Huawei has announced that its Y6p smartphone — the latest addition to its Y series — will be launching soon in South Africa.

The device is aimed at users looking for an affordable smartphone with good hardware. The Huawei Y6p features a 5000mAh battery, a triple-lens main camera, and 3GB of RAM.

Meanwhile, the main camera setup has a 13MP main lens, a 5MP wide-angle lens, and a 2MP depth lens. The phone’s selfie camera features an 8MP lens.

You can see a summary of the Huawei Y6p features below:

  • Display: 6.3-inch HD+ (1600 x 720) IPS display
  • Battery: 5000mAh
  • Processor: Mediatek Helio P22 octa-core processor
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Main camera: 13MP main lens + 5MP wide-angle lens + 2MP depth lens
  • Selfie camera: 8MP
  • On-board storage: 64GB

The phone is available in Emerald Green, Phantom Purple, and Midnight Black colour options.

It runs the EMUI 10.1 operating system and uses Huawei Mobile Services instead of Google Mobile Services.

Huawei Y6p price and launch date in South Africa

Pre-orders for the Y6p open from 25 June until 30 June. The product will be available in stores from 1 July.

The smartphone’s starting price is R3299. According to Huawei, pre-orders will come with a premium gift option valued at R1499.

Correction: An earlier version of this article said that the price for the phone is R3999. This has been updated with the correct price: R3299.

Feature image: Huawei

Megan Ellis


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