Huawei’s Honor 6A Is An Affordable, Metal-bodied Phone

It’ll likely show up with a different name

Huawei’s online-only sub-brand Honor has always managed to undercut its competitors (including Huawei’s own phones) with their solid specs, design and pricing. That hasn’t changed with the company’s newest smartphone, the Honor 6A. The 6A brings a full metal body along with solid hardware with affordable pricing, pretty much par for the course for the sub-brand.

Honor 6A specifications

  • Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
  • Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB/3GB of RAM
  • 5-inch HD display, 1280 x 720 pixels resolution
  • 16GB/32GB of storage, expandable via microSD up to 128GB
  • 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, PDAF, 28mm 5P lens
  • 5-megapixel front facing camera
  • WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, A-GPS, fingerprint sensor
  • 3020mAh battery

The Honor 6A has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 octa-core processor with an Adreno 505 GPU, and has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. There’s also a 3GB/32GB variant as well, and both variations of the phone support microSD expansion (up to 128GB), a fingerprint scanner, metal body and Android Nougat, along with Huawei’s EMUI 5.1.

The Honor 6A is priced at RMB 799 or around Php 5.8K for the 2GB/16GB version. The 3GB/32GB version of the Honor 6A goes for RMB 999 or Php 7.2K.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.


  1. Or Just buy a Xiaomi Redmi Note 4X with the Snapdragon 625 processor. You can get it now for as low as 7,300 on Lazada. The specs & performance is way better than this.

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