Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

Recently, Huawei holds mny presentations of its gadgets. Some days after announce iPhone X, it was released Huawei Mate 10, and then killer of budget smartphones – Honor 7X. More recently, September 22, it was introduced another smartphone Huawei Maimang 6. It is Chinese name, and worldwide it is known as Huawei G10.

So, in this article we want to talk about new smartphone, and make first review Huawei G10. The manufacturer says that it has unusual features, such as two dual cameras and bezel-less display. So, let’s see what else it has unusual.

Huawei G10 design

New smartphone is equipped with 5.9-inch IPS display, which occupies about 82% of the front panel. In fact, this is not the best result for bezel-less phones. The upper and lower frames are quite big. The body of smartphone, according to the manufacturer, is completely made of metal.

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

Dimensions of the phone are as follows: 156.2×75.2×7.5 mm with a weight of 164 grams. Huawei G10 is equipped with dual front and rear cameras. In addition to the cameras on the front panel, you can see the light sensor and the speaker on the top, and from the bottom is branded inscription “Huawei”.

On the rear panel there is a fingerprint sensor, dual camera and flash. The smartphone will come in two colors: white gold and black.

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

Huawei G10 specifications

  • CPU: HiSilicon Kirin 659 (4×2.36 GHz Cortex A-53 + 4×1.7 GHz Cortex A-53 with clock speed up to 2360 MHz)
  • GPU: Mali-T830 MP2
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Storage: 64GB with a microSD slot up to 256GB
  • OS: Android Nougat
  • Display: 5.9 inch IPS 2160×1080 pixels
  • Main camera: 16MP + 2MP
  • Front camera: 13MP + 2MP
  • Battery capacity: 3340mAh


New smartphone is powered by 8-core chipset HiSilicon Kirin 659. This processor has already been used on other phones from Huawei – Huawei Nova 2 and Huawei Nova 2 Plus. It scores about 75000 points in AnTuTu, which is an excellent result for mid-ranger. Together with the graphics chip ARM Mali-T830 and 4GB of RAM, Huawei G10 can run most games and applications.

The operating system Android 7.0 Nougat has company’s original shell EMUI 5.1.

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison

The display is one of the main features of Huawei G10. It is 5.9 inch LCD IPS bezel-less display with 16:9 aspect ratio and resolution of 2160×1080 pixels, 373 pixels per inch.

Also we should say about dual camera on rear and front panels: the main photomodule has sensors with resolution of 16MP and 2MP with autofocus, LED flash and support for video recording in HD at 30 fps. The front dual camera comes with resolution of 13MP + 2MP.

The capacity of battery is 3340 mAh.

Huawei G10 comparison with competitors

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison
Galaxy A9

For comparison with the market, we picked up smartphones with similar display and processor. So, we compare Huawei G10 with Samsung Galaxy A9 2016 and Xiaomi Mi Max 2 64GB.

Huawei G10Samsung Galaxy A9 2016Xiaomi Mi Max 2
Chipset:HiSilicon Kirin 659Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 MSM8976Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 MSM 8953
GPU:Mali-T830Adreno 509Adreno 506
OS:Android NougatAndroid MarshmallowAndroid Nougat
Display:IPS 5.9 inch 2160×1080 pixelsAMOLED 6 inch, 1920×1080IPS 6.44 inch, 1920×1080
Main camera:16MP + 2MP13MP12MP
Frontalka:13MP + 2MP8MP5MP
Battery capacity:3340mAh4000mAh5300mAh

As we already mentioned, Huawei performance rating is 75000 scores. Snapdragon 652 and Snapdragon 625 have 79000 and 65000 scores respectively. In general, it can be stated that there is not much difference in performance between these smartphones.

Review Huawei G10 (Maimang 6): price, release date, comparison
Xiaomi Mi Max 2

Huawei G10 have 0.1 inch smaller screen wins with its resolution (2160×1080 vs 1920×1080). Also out review hero has big advantage with its dual rear camera. 13- and 12- megapixel sensors from Samsung and Xiaomi are able to demonstrate high-quality images.

Nevertheless, Huawei G10 significantly loses in battery capacity (3340 mAh vs 4000 mAh from Samsung and 5300 mAh from Xiaomi).

The price of Huawei G10 is $364, while Samsung Galaxy A9 costs about $347, and Xiaomi Mi Max 2 – $260.

Huawei G10 video

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