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Huawei Y6 (2017) vs Huawei Mate 8

Huawei Y6 (2017) on Amazon USA
Huawei Mate 8 on Amazon USA

Comparison of the technical features between smartphones, with the Huawei Y6 (2017) on one side and the Huawei Mate 8 on the other. The first has a processor with 4 cores, 4 threads, a maximale frequency of 1.5GHz. The second chips has a total of 8 cores, 8 threads, its turbo frequency is set to 2.3GHz. The following table also compares the lithography, the amount of RAM memory, the date of first broadcast, the values obtained in Geekbench 4, as well as an average price.


Smartphone Huawei Y6 (2017) Huawei Mate 8
Model version(s) MYA-L02, MYA-L03,
MYA-L22, MYA-L23
NXT-L09, NXT-L29, NXT-TL00
Release date Q3 2017 Q4 2015
Dimensions 5,66 x 2,83 x 0,33 in 6,19 x 3,17 x 0,31 in
Weight 5.29 oz 6.53 oz
Body Front glass,
plastic body
Front glass,
aluminum body
Screen size, colours 5.0 inches, 16M colours 6.0 inches, 16M colours
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels 1080 x 1920 pixels
Screen ratio 16:9 16:9
Density 294 ppi 368 ppi
Operating system Android 6.0 Android 6.0
Processor MediaTek MT6737T HiSilicon Kirin 950
Lithography 28 nm 16 nm FinFET+
Cores 4 8
Threads 4 8
Energy cores 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.5 GHz 4x ARM Cortex-A53 @ 1.8 GHz
High performance cores - 4x ARM Cortex-A72 @ 2.3 GHz
GPU ARM Mali-T720 MP2 ARM Mali-T880 MP4
GPU execution units 2 4
GPU shading units 32 64
GPU clock rate 668 MHz 900 MHz
GPU FP32 floating point 22.7 GFLOPS 136 GFLOPS
Memory 2 GB RAM 3 / 4 GB RAM
Storage 16 GB 32 / 64 GB
Memory card Up to 128 GB Up to 256 GB
Photo 13 MP, AF 16 MP, f/2,0, 27mm
Video 1080p30 1080p60,
Front photo 5 MP 8 MP, f/2,4, 26mm
Front video 720p30 1080p30
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.0, A2DP, LE 4.2, A2DP, LE
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0
Battery capacity 3,000 mAh 4,000 mAh
Battery type Non removable Li-Ion Non removable Li-Po
Battery life (versatile use) ~ 8 hours ~ 12 hours and 20 minutes
TDP 6 W -
Head SAR (US) - -
Body SAR (US) - -
AnTuTu 41,120 128,700
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 single core
667 1,655
(Android 64-bit)
Geekbench 4 multi-core
1,857 5,584
(Multi-core / price performance)
Performance / price ratio
14 pts / $ 62 pts / $
Note 3.8 / 5 3.9 / 5
Reviews 115 181
Amazon Huawei Y6 (2017) Huawei Mate 8
New price on Amazon
- $90
Used price on Amazon
- -
eBay Huawei Y6 (2017) Huawei Mate 8
New price on eBay
- -
Used price on eBay
- -

We can easily compare the technical characteristics between these two smartphones. The phone Huawei Mate 8 has a larger number of cores, the maximum frequency of Huawei Mate 8 is larger. The Huawei Y6 (2017) has a newer release date.

Price: prices can change over time. For technical reasons, they are not updated in real time. This is only an average of the results on the first page of each product, whether new or used. Shipping costs have not been integrated. To know the final price of the product, please go to the form of the shop. If no price is indicated, it means that we did not find any offers during the last update.

Autonomy: the autonomy given is the one for a versatile use with video playback, web browsing, various applications, games, photos, etc ...

Ratios: we first consider the average for the new price if available, the average for the used price otherwise.

Performances :

Performance comparison between the two smartphones, for this we consider the results generated on benchmark softwares such as Geekbench 4.

AnTuTu - Total score
Huawei Mate 8 128,700
Huawei Y6 (2017) 41,120

The difference is 213%.

AnTuTu is one of the most popular apps in the world to evaluate and compare the power of a mobile device with the competition. It tests above all the power of calculation, the display of Web pages, the modeling of decorations in 3D, the management of the memory, the transfer of data.

On Android 64-bit:

Geekbench 4 - Multi-core & single core score - Android 64-bit
Huawei Mate 8 1,655
Huawei Y6 (2017) 667

In single core, the difference is 148%. In multi-core, the difference in terms of gap is 201%.

Geekbench 4 is a complete benchmark platform with several types of tests, including data compression, images, AES encryption, SQL encoding, HTML, PDF file rendering, matrix computation, Fast Fourier Transform, 3D object simulation, photo editing, memory testing. This allows us to better visualize the respective power of these devices. For each result, we took an average of 250 values on the famous benchmark software.

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