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Huawei Ascend P6 SIM Free Smartphone UK - Black (discontinued by manufacturer)

by Huawei
4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)

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  • The world’s slimmest smart phone
  • 6.18mm sleek metallic body
  • 8MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Large 4.7” HD screen
  • Lightning fast 1.5 GHz quad core processor

Product details

  • Boxed-product Weight: 454 g
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  • Batteries 1 Lithium ion batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: P6 BLK
  • ASIN: B00DI7S8P6
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 24 Jun 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 4.2 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (42 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 20,455 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Product Description

The world’s slimmest smartphone

With the Huawei Ascend P6 smartphone, the impossible – is finally possible. At just 6.18mm, its sleek aluminium body is both impossibly slim and packed with all the technology you’ll need to make a real statement. Plus, with an incredible 8MP rear camera, as well as a 5MP front-facing camera for capturing perfect self-portraits, it has everything you need to bring your life… to life.

Huawei Ascend P6 - the world
Huawei Ascend P6 - the world's slimmest smartphones
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Huawei Ascend P6 - EISA Award for Best Consumer Smartphone
Huawei Ascend P6 - EISA Award for Best Consumer Smartphone
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Slender, beautiful and stunningly finished

The Huawei Ascend P6 is far more than the thinnest smartphone you’ve ever seen. Although it is slender (just 6.18mm thick), the Ascend P6 is beautiful too – with Huawei’s unique ‘Double C’ design frame. Whilst the edges of the P6 are wrapped in a stunning polished aluminium alloy frame, the back is a tactile brushed aluminium alloy with an anti scratch coating. The combined effect is a smartphone that both fits and feels fabulous in your hand. The Ascend P6 is built to be beautiful and durable. The 4.7” HD screen is cased in aluminium Alloy casing, and an anti scratch coating on the rear, the Ascend P6 is as strong and resilient to everyday life as it is beautiful.

8MP innovative main camera & Unique 5MP front facing camera

The P6 has an 8MP main camera with flash that’s designed to optimise your pictures - in all sorts of circumstances. The large 2.0 aperture will capture bright clear photos in dim and dusky conditions, whilst the SONY EXMOR RS Sensor will allow you to focus just a few centimetres from objects where you want to capture real details. The P6 also has features like auto scene recognition, auto light filling and target tracking which will ensure your everyday pictures are always great ... and if you’re looking to shoot video – you can shoot in 1080p HD. If you’re an avid social networker, the 5MP front camera on the Ascend P6 is just what you’ve been waiting for. You’ll not just be able to take great pictures of yourself wherever you are, you’ll finally be able to judge your image before you’ve even taken them. With its wider angled lens, the Ascend P6 will be able to get your family, friends or the place you’re in, into the picture with you.

A huge battery – optimised to last

The Ascend P6 packs a huge 2,000 mAh battery, which is designed to last and last. Huawei is a world leader in the development of mobile phone networks and mobile devices. We’ve used our expertise to optimise the way the P6 works with the networks, making batteries last as much as 30% longer. Ascend P6 has a ‘Power Manager’ that will tell you how long you have left, as well as suggested options that you can select to optimise whatever life you have left before charging.

Built to surf and entertain

Being slim doesn’t need to mean compromising on the good things. The Ascend P6 is built with the latest tech to give you a great surfing and entertainment experience. The P6 packs a 4.7” HD screen, a lightning fast 1.5Ghz Quad core processor and a huge 2,000 mAh battery. So if you’re looking to enjoy catch up TV like BBC iPlayer, or the millions of movies, books and tunes from Google Play, you have the power, sound, screen and all important power that you need.

Huawei Emotion UI
Huawei Emotion UI
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Huawei Emotion UI

The Ascend P6 also features Huawei’s Emotion UI. The Emotion UI is an easy to use and customisable user interface that runs on top of Huawei smartphones and tablets running the Android operating system. Huawei’s Emotion UI allows users to put their most important applications and content in one place on the home screen and offers a wide choice of themes to personalise their device further. The MeWidget pulls all the information you need, such as favourite contacts, weather forecasts, emails and more into one place. With the Emotion UI, everything is easy to find, easy to enjoy and easy to share. In addition, the Emotion UI also offers users: convenient switching between profiles with the phone performing predefined actions automatically; Help pages are available via the preinstalled Huawei Help Centre app and voice control that frees your hands with voice identification.

What's in the box?
  • Device
  • UK Mains Charger
  • USB Data Cable
  • Quick Start Guide
  • Hands free stereo headphones
  • TPU silicon case

Product Description

The sophisticated Huawei Ascend P6 Smartphone measures just 6.18mm in thickness and is loaded with high-end features. The super-thin design incorporates a large 4.7 inch IPS+ LCD capacitive touchscreen with Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean) operating system and lighting fast 1.5 GHz Quad-core processor. Huawei's beautifully-crafted Ascend P6 features a superb 8 megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording capability. The Smartphone also includes a front facing 5 megapixel camera which is perfect for video calls and capturing shots of you and your friends.

Customer Questions & Answers

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
58 of 61 people found the following review helpful
By Robert
Colour Name:Black
I have been using this phone for a couple of weeks now and haven't been more impressed by a phone. I upgraded from an iPhone 4S and the difference is massive. For starters, I can get two full days battery life out of the phone - which is unbelievable to me after having put up with sometimes having to charge my iPhone throughout the day to keep it going. I love the Android skin as it does away with the app draw and makes everything much simpler to navigate than other android phones i've played on. Its actually more similar to the iPhone than other android phones.

The 8 megapixel camera isn't as high as other phones but the quality can be really amazing. it struggles a little in low light photos though. Overall i'm very impressed, especially with the build quality which is even better than my old iphone. I was very surprised this phone comes from a maker i've never heard of!!
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17 of 18 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars P6 Rocks 5 Sep 2013
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
This is a very good piece of kit for a good price, I've never owned a smartphone before so realistically cannot comment about its standing amongst it rivals suffice to say that if this was the lowest denominator then the rest must be really special.
So from my lowly opinion.
It feels great in your hand.
It does or hasnt overheated.
It takes good pics, not the best but on the screen they look brill.
Ive played the game loaded on it and it works fine.
It loads pages quickly and effectively.
The battery seems to last for about 2 Days without using it but this seems to be getting better, not sure if this is good or not.
Low price.
Good Looking.
Seems to integrate easily with my WiFi.
Im Happy with it.
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29 of 32 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Real Looker 10 Oct 2013
Colour Name:Black
Ok I didn't get it off Amazon, got it off another retailer for £240, a fair bit cheaper than amazon. So here goes then. This phone is a very good mid-higher range phone. Its not up to my S4 in multitasking but it blows it away in looks. At just over 6mm thick, or should I say thin, this phone really looks the business. Friends often remark on this device & are amazed by its looks, although lose interest when you say its made by Huawei. Their comments are usually that they would not buy because its chinese. This often comes from people with the iPhone, although I do remind them that their over hyped & vastly overpriced iPhone is actually made in China. They usually look blank at this piont.
The P6 is one of the best ear piece speakers of any phone I have ever owned & I own a few & have owned many. I point this out because it stood out to me when making a call. Only the Sony xperia P I once owned ever made me realise how good the call quality was & now the Huawei P6. The camera is an 8meg at the back but also has a 5meg at the front, a feature my daughter really likes for self portraits.
The item has a quality feel being mainly alloy & to be honest I have had to put on the free gel case you get with the phone because its so slim I find it hard to pick up.
The comments regarding overheating are to be dismissed, as said I have owned dozens of smart phones & they all heat up when being tasked. It's obvious a device is going to heat when the battery is being pushed. Also I saw a comment if the battery is built in then when the battery becomes faulty the phone is lost. No they are not! take to qualified vendors who can replace all batteries even in phones with sealed batteries. I might add the battery is not a common fault with phones, its only the devices misuse.
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4 of 4 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing!! 26 Dec 2013
Colour Name:White
This phone is just unexplainable for how ace it is. And I have had many phones. Definitely would recommend to ANYONE. If you are thinking about it, stop thinking and buy it. Trust me.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars really nice phone 24 Sep 2013
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
My wifes mother is using the phone. She is not an advanced user but she loves this phone for its flawless design and finish.

In my eyes this phone is a trusted companion for any daily situation. It is fast enough for any app available on the market and the battery is very durable, so my wifes mother puts it every second or third day to the plug.

She takes a lot of photos and especially she likes the effects for picture quality enhancement (skin smoothing, hdr filter etc.) which are already included in the stock camera app. The camera itself takes really good pictures, at least as good as taken by the iphone 4s. (not compared with the newer models)

I would recommend this phone to everyone who appreciates high quality and great performance. You really get a lot for the money!
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars a good smartphone with big services 7 Oct 2013
Colour Name:Black|Verified Purchase
when I bought it I saw many critiques with regard to which the battery was warming up too much if you were using during a lot of time, but fortunately it has not been like that, I go two months with this phone and it neither warms up, nor is blocked nor has given me any problem.
Also I saw bad opinions about the volume of the music, that is solved raising the audio level in the multimedia option.

With regard to the mailing and procedure of the order, it was quite very rapid and the seller informs myself at all times about the state of my order.

it was a good buy at a good price.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Huawei P6 - Excellent Purchase 11 April 2014
Colour Name:White|Verified Purchase
I liked this product because it's one of the most recent smartphones and for the specifications it has got, I thought it was pretty cheap! Besides, it is the thinner smartphone that exists and that counts a lot.
I recommend this phone for those who like thin, light phones and at the same time, the latest technology and speed in software
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
3.0 out of 5 stars Is a good phone, but miss my emojis
Is a good phone , but miss my emojis
Published 10 days ago by Claire Mcnairney
5.0 out of 5 stars This is an awesome piece of kit.
This is an awesome piece of kit. I've had this 2 months now and love it. Its soo quick and dont have to wait for anything. Those quad processors are worth every penny. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Spezzer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Good in use and simple to handle with.Fast and nice
Published 28 days ago by Sven Julke
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
This is a great phone, like an iphone. great camera and very fast.
Published 1 month ago by Amazon Customer
3.0 out of 5 stars good
Everything went fine. Delivered as expected.
P6 wifi and Bluetooth ranges are really bad. Consider another phone if this is an issue for you.
Published 2 months ago by Rui
5.0 out of 5 stars very good
Very good little phone ! Slim ,fast ,easy to use . Good battery life
Customisable with cool features and good price too!
Published 2 months ago by charlie darling
3.0 out of 5 stars Uk stock!
Phone is good, as expected. The only down side is that the description of it being UK stock is misleading, as the phone is Chinese based programing, with English language... Read more
Published 2 months ago by Mr G D Butcher
5.0 out of 5 stars Sleek and stylish
A very stylish phone, light in weight which is a bonus in a handbag. Very easy to set up following the on screen instructions, picked up my network easily and connected to wifi... Read more
Published 2 months ago by zippie
5.0 out of 5 stars Great
Really nice slick hand set. I love it all the colour. specially pink one is really nice for women. I would buy another one if gold version come.
Published 3 months ago by Feroz
4.0 out of 5 stars Shuts down
Perhaps this is just an issue with my phone! Fantastic phone aesthetically, works perfectly, would recommend every time if it didn't shut down so often. Read more
Published 4 months ago by Louise
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