Xiaomi unveiled the Redmi 6 alongside with its more affordable version, the Redmi 6A. The company is known for their smartphones with great performance but comes with a very affordable price tag.

Going against it for a specs showdown is Huawei’s Y6 2018 that was released earlier this year. This smartphone is Huawei’s newest entry-level smartphone as well. Now, the question is: which smartphone is better specs-wise? Let’s find out.

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Huawei Y6 (2018) differences

  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 with smaller 5.45-inch display
  • Redmi 6 is lighter than Huawei Y6 2018
  • Huawei Y6 2018 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 powered by Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
  • Xiaomi Redmi 6 has larger storage options
  • Xiaomi Redmi 8 dual camera setup

Xiaomi Redmi 6 and Huawei Y6 (2018) similarities

  • Both has the same battery pack – Non-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
  • Both runs on Android 8.1 (Oreo) but Huawei Y6 2018 with EMUI 8
  • Same 5 MP front snapper


The Xiaomi Redmi 6 houses a 5.45 inch IPS LCD display, while the Huawei Y6 (2018) comes with a 5.7-inch HD+ IPS display. Both smartphone has an aspect ratio of 18:9 and a 1440 x 720 screen resolution. The Redmi 6 measures 147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm, and 146 g, on the other hand, the Y6 2018 is slightly heavier with 152.4 x 73 x 7.8 mm , and weighs 150g.

Under the hood, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 is powered by Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22, while the Y6 2018 receives power from Qualcomm Snapdragon 425. Going to the storage options, Xiaomi Redmi 6 has larger storage options compared to Huawei Y6 2018. Both handsets carry the same 3,000 mAh battery pack and both runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, but Huawei Y6 2018 with EMUI 8.

In the camera department, the Xiaomi device has a dual camera setup of 12 MP  + 5 MP sensors, while the Huawei with 13MP rear camera.  For taking selfies, both features a 5 MP front camera.

SPECSXiaomi Redmi 6Huawei Y6 (2018)
Display5.45 inch IPS LCD display,18:9 aspect ratio, 1440 x 720 resolution5.7-inch HD+ IPS display, 18:9 aspect ratio, 1440 x 720 resolution
Dimensions147.5 x 71.5 x 8.3 mm, 146 g152.4 x 73 x 7.8 mm , 150g
ColorGrey, Blue, Gold, Rose GoldBlack, Gold, Blue
ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22Qualcomm Snapdragon 425
GPUPowerVR GE8320Adreno 308
Memory64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM, expandable storage via microSD2GB of RAM, 16GB expandable storage via microSD
Main CameraDual: 12 MP (f/2.2, 1.25 μm) + 5 MP (f/2.2, 1.12 μm), phase detection autofocus, LED flash13MP rear camera with LED Flash
Front camera5 MP5 MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot, BT 4.2, A2DP, LE, USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-GoWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, v4.2, A2DP, LE, BT microUSB v2.0
OSAndroid 8.1 (Oreo)Android 8.0 Oreo with EMUI 8
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Official Price799 Yuan (approx. PHP 6,613)Php 5, 990

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