Tecno Y6: Specifications Review

January 22, 2016

The Tecno Y6 is a budget Android smartphone that launched sometime in mid-2015 and is currently the ‘star’ smartphone from the Tecno Y line.

That said here is what the Tecno Y6 has to offer.

Price: Ksh. 8,999


Tecno Y6 Specifications


Display Size: 5.0 inches

Display Type: IPS Capacitive

Screen Resolution: 480 x 854 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 196 ppi

Screen Protection: None

You get a 5.0 inch IPS LCD display with the Tecno Y6.  The Tecno Y6 display boasts of a 480 x 854 pixels resolution and due to that resolution you get a rather disappointing screen resolution density of 196 ppi.

Related: Facts about Smartphone Displays


Dimensions: 140.2 x 74.5 x 10.6 mm


The Tecno Y6 features a candy bar smartphone design concept (with a removable back cover). The Y6 is addition to this comes in an assortment of bright funky colors, which is the signature look for the Tecno Y6 range.


Operating System: Android 4.4 KitKat

Related: Facts about Smartphone Operating Systems

CPU: 1.0 GHz Dual-core Cortex-A7


Internal Memory: 8 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 32 GB

The Tecno Y6 is powered by a rather weak 1.0 GHz Dual-core CPU that is coupled with some 1 GB RAM. Quad-Core Processors are basically the current standard for budget smartphone and it could be considered a deal-breaker that a Dual-Core CPU powers the Y6.

Other than that, you get 8 GB as internal storage for your files and a Micro-SD slot.

Related: Facts about Smartphone Processors


Rear Camera: 5 MP

Secondary Camera: 2 MP

LED Flash: Yes

The Tecno Y6 offers a 5 MP rear camera for general photography and a 2 MP snapper for selfies and video calls.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-Ion 2350mAh

The Li-Ion 2350mAh battery is definitely the standout feature of the Tecno Y6 and the prime reason why you should consider purchasing the smartphone.

The capacity is among the largest that you will find on budget smartphone on the market.

Related: Li-ion vs. Li-Po Batteries


Dual SIM


The Tecno Y6 is definitely a fine choice if you are out shopping for a budget smartphone with an above average battery performance.

Why you should buy the Tecno Y6

Impressive battery capacity

Great Design

Cons of the Tecno Y6

Weak Performance Profile


Rivals of the Tecno Y6 include the Wiko Lenny 2 (Ksh. 8,199) and Infinix Hot 2 (Ksh. 8,999)

Price in Kenya

The Tecno Y6 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 8,999 in Kenya.

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