Huawei just joined the 18:9-display party. In a recent announcement, the Chinese company unveiled the new Huawei Maimang 6 — a device packed with almost all of the bells and whistles you’d expect from a 2017 midrange smartphone.

The star of the show is the tall 5.9-inch display on the Huawei Maimang 6. It has a resolution of 2160 x 1080 and it boasts an aspect ratio of 18:9. Needless to say, it’s Huawei’s own entry on the intensifying 18:9-display competition.

The Maimang 6 will go head-to-head to other midrange devices of the same screen type. There’s the Vivo V7+Vivo X20, Doogee Mix 2, and the rumored OPPO F5.

Huawei Maimang 6 Specs

And just like some of the devices that it will go against with, this handset will sport a quad-camera setup. The configuration on the front will be a 13-megapixel sensor partnered with a 2-megapixel sensor, while on the back are 12-megapixel and 2-megapixel camera shooters.

Both the front and back primary camera are only supported by a low-resolution sensor, which makes me believe that it will only be used for gathering depth information. This will only enable Portrait/Bokeh mode — no wide-angle lens or telephoto.

Price and availability of Huawei Maimang 6

Moreover, it is equipped with HiSilicon’s Kirin 659 chipset. It has an octa-core processor, 4GB of RAM, and huge 64GB of internal storage. The device will also run on Android 7.0 with EMUI 5.1 on top.

Huawei Maimang 6 Specs

  • Android 7.0 Nougat, EMUI 5.1
  • Dual SIM, hybrid
  • 5.9-inch 18:9 IPS display, 2160 x 1080 resolution, ~409ppi
  • 2.36GHz HiSilicon Kirin 659 octa-core processor
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage, expandable via microSD card up to 256GB
  • 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual front cameras
  • 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel dual rear cameras, LED flash
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.2
  • NFC
  • Dimensions: 156.2 x 75.2 x 7.5mm
  • Weight: 164g
  • 3340mAh battery

The Huawei Maimang 6 is already available for pre-order in China for CNY2,399 (around Php18,500). Pricing and availability in the Philippines are yet to be determined as of the moment.

Source: Huawei China

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