With both the Realme 3 and Huawei Y6 (2019) being released within this week, budget consumers will surely take a look at their possible next phone. And with only less than Php6,000 to spend, which do you think is the better buy?

Realme 3 and Huawei Y6 (2019) Differences


Advantages of Realme 3

  1. attractive gradient finish
  2. slightly thinner chin bezel
  3. Helio P60 with AI unit
  4. 13MP + 2MP main camera
  5. 13MP selfie camera
  6. starts at 3GB/32GB
  7. dedicated microSD slot of up to 256GB
  8. 4230mAh battery

Advantages of Huawei Y6 (2019)

  1. optional Brown leather variant
  2. microSD slot support of up to 512GB

Realme 3 and Huawei Y6 (2019) Similarities

  1. IPS LCD panels
  2. polycarbonate build
  3. teardrop notch
  4. 720p+ resolution
  5. rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  6. Android 9.0 Pie
  7. micro USB
  8. BT 4.2
  9. single selfie camera

Which is a better buy between the Realme 3 and Huawei Y6 (2019)?

Both budget phones in comparison feature exciting looks. The Realme 3 has a loud yet beautiful gradient finish on the back while the Huawei Y6 (2019) features a leather backing for its Brown variant.

Moving up front, everything stays the same along with their teardrop notches. The same goes for the IPS LCD panels and 720p+ resolution.

When it comes to performance, the Realme 3 leads by a mile with its Helio P60 as opposed to the quad-core MT6761 of the Y6 2019. Sticking to its true budget form, Huawei’s phone only has 2GB of RAM to use along with its 32GB of expandable storage.

The camera also favors Realme 3 with 13MP + 2MP main setup and a 13MP selfie sensor compared to the single 13MP main and 8MP selfie camera of the Y6 2019.

Realme 3 continues to dominate in the battery department with a hefty 4230mAh battery with 10W fast charging. However, both phones come with micro USB ports. On the bright side, the audio jack stays to exist.

Huawei Y6 Pro 2019 can be had for Php6,990 giving us a basis for the Y6 2019 to arrive at Php4,990. While Realme 3 is expected to retail for Php5,990. It’s a no contest here, Realme 3 wins. But that Brown leather variant looks enticing amongst the saturated gradient-finish phones on the market.

SpecsHuawei Y6 (2019)Realme 3
Display6.09-inch IPS LCD HD+, ~282ppi, 19.5:9 ratio6.22-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1520, 270ppi, 19:9 ratio
Dimensions156.28 x 73.5 x 8 mm, 150g156.1 x 75.6 x 8.3 mm
ChipsetMediaTek MT6761 Quad-coreMediatek MT6771 Helio P60 (12 nm)
GPUPowerVR GE6320Mali-G72 MP3
Memory2GB RAM, 32GB + microSD slot, up to 512GB64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM + dedicated microSD slot, up to 256GB
Main Camera13MP 4/1.8 AF13 MP, f/1.8, 1/3″, 1.12µm, PDAF
2 MP, depth sensor
Front Camera8MP, selfie toning flash 2.013 MP, f/2.0, 1/3″, 1.12µm
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, micro USB, headphone jackWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, micro USB, headphone jack
BatteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3020mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 4230mAh battery, 10W charging
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie) with EMUI 9Android 9.0 (Pie)
Official Priceestimated at Php4,990 in the Philippines$120 or P5,990 estimate 3GB model

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