Features Key features of the Ascend P6  vs P1 S 

screen size

One thing that feels like a missed opportunity given the lack of an app drawer button is the size of the fixed app bar at the bottom of the home screen.
Ascend P6 | by TechRadar (Sep, 2013)

screen resolution

Ascend P6
1280 x 720
Ascend P1 S
960 x 540
The Ascend P6 gets almost all major smartphone details right except for the mediocre camera, which has some issues both with pictures and video.
Ascend P6 | by PhoneArena (Jul, 2013)



Ascend P6
Quad core
Ascend P1 S
Dual core
Besides the strong Android 4.2.2 foundation and relatively light Emotion UI skin, the Huawei Ascend P6 has the benefit of a 1.5GHz quad-core CPU and 2GB of RAM to keep things ticking long smoothly.
Ascend P6 | by TechRadar (Sep, 2013)

camera resolution

The real mark of a strong smartphone camera tends not to be the megapixel count.
Ascend P6 | by TechRadar (Sep, 2013)

Differences What are the advantages of each

Back view of Huawei Ascend P6

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Supports NFC Yes vs No Somewhat common; Enables payment by phone and other wireless communications
Supports FM radio Yes vs No Somewhat common; Listen to music and news from local radio stations
More cores Quad core vs Dual core Twice as many cores; each additional core lets your phone do more without visible UI slowdowns and jerkiness
Sharper screen 312 ppi vs 256 ppi More than 20% sharper PPI; enjoy photo-realistic, crisp images
Higher resolution 1280 x 720 vs 960 x 540 Around 80% higher resolution
Bigger screen 4.7" vs 4.3" Around 10% bigger screen
More RAM 2 GB vs 1 GB 2x more RAM; browse media-heavy webpages without slowing down
More battery capacity 2,000 mA·h vs 1,800 mA·h More than 10% more battery capacity
Better theoretical download speed 21.1 Mb/s vs 0.38 Mb/s Around 55x better theoretical download speed; enjoy lightning fast downloads on modern networks
Slightly thinner 6 mm vs 6.7 mm More than 10% thinner
Front view of Huawei Ascend P1 S

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Screen uses OLED technology Yes vs No About half of smartphones are OLED; OLED screens are typically higher contrast and use less power
Lighter 110 g vs 120 g Around 10% lighter

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Ascend P6  vs
P1 S 
Size 4.7" 4.3"
Resolution 1280 x 720 960 x 540
Touchscreen Capacitive Capacitive
Multitouch Yes Yes
PPI 312 ppi 256 ppi


Has an assisted GPS Yes Yes


Supports FM radio Yes No


Operating system Android 4.2.2 Android 4.0
Multitasking Yes Yes
App store Android Market Android Market
Adobe flash support No No
App store size 850,000 apps 850,000 apps


Acts as a wi-fi hotspot Yes Yes
Supports NFC Yes No
Bluetooth Bluetooth v3.0 Bluetooth v3.0

form factor

Ascend P6  vs
P1 S 
Weight 120 g 110 g
Thickness 6 mm 6.7 mm
Size 66 x 133 x 6 mm 64.8 x 127.4 x 6.7 mm


Clock speed 1.5 GHz 1.5 GHz
Number of cores Quad core Dual core
Internal storage 8 GB 4 GB
Supported card formats

photo & video

Camera 8 MP 8 MP
Resolution 8 MP 8 MP
Flash Yes Yes
Secondary camera 5 MP 1.3 MP
Video resolution 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps 1920 x 1080 @ 30 fps


Generation 3.5G 3G
GPRS (0.01 Mb/s)
HSUPA (5.76 Mb/s)
UMTS (0.38 Mb/s)
HSPA (unspecified)
EDGE (0.38 Mb/s)
HSDPA+ (21.1 Mb/s)
GSM (0.01 Mb/s)


Capacity 2,000 mA·h 1,800 mA·h
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