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6-inch smartphones to watch out for in the Philippines




We’re 6 months in for 2016 and smartphone brands have taken this time to announce new devices especially those with large 6-inch screens. Some of these phones are yet to be available in the country so we’ve compiled them here as we await their arrival.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra

The Zenfone 3 Ultra is one of the latest smartphones to be introduced that packed such display. At 6.8-inches, it’s basically a small tablet. Running under the hood is a Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU, 4GB RAM, and a large 4,600mAh battery. The Zenfone 3 Ultra is expected to arrive in the country this August.

ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra (ZU680KL) specs:
6.8-inch Full HD IPS display, 324ppi
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU
4GB RAM
64GB internal storage
up to 200GB via microSD (SIM 2 slot)
23MP rear camera w/ Laser & PDAF AF, 4-axis OIS, dual-LED flash
8MP front camera
4G LTE Cat. 6
Dual-SIM
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
FM Radio
USB Type-C
Fingerprint scanner
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ZenUI 3.0
4,600mAh battery w/ Quick Charge, Power Bank Mode
186.4 x 93.9 x 6.8 mm
233 g
Glacier Silver, Titanium Gray, Metallic Pink

Xiaomi Mi Max

Xiaomi introduced the Mi Max in May and features a 6.44-inch display. It comes in multiple configurations with the top-of-the-line model sporting a Snapdragon 652 CPU, 4GB RAM, and 128GB of storage. Xiaomi hasn’t been making noise in the local scene so PH availability is unsure, but you may expect some online sellers to offer the said phone.

Xiaomi Mi Max specs:
6.44-inch Full HD display
Corning Gorilla Glass 4
1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 650/652 CPU
3GB / 4GB RAM
32GB, 64GB, 128GB internal storage
microSD up to 128GB
16MP PDAF rear camera w/ LED flash
5MP front camera (85-degree wide-angle)
Dual-SIM hybrid
4G+, 3G HSPA+
WiFi
Bluetooth
Rear fingerprint sensor
Infrared port (Mi Remote app)
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS
4,850mAh battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ MIUI
173.1 x 88.3 x 7.5mm
203g
Gold, Silver, Gray


 

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro

Samsung has been offering their A-series smartphones in the country so we’re hoping that the 6-inch Galaxy A9 Pro, which was announced in China in April, makes it here as well. It sports a Snapdragon 652 CPU, 4GB RAM, Android Marshmallow, and a large 5,000mAh battery.

Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro specs:
6-inch Super AMOLED Full HD display, 367ppi, 2.5D curved glass
1.8GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 octa-core CPU
Adreno 510 GPU
4GB RAM
32GB internal storage
up to 128GB via microSD
16MP rear camera w/ OIS, f/1.9 aperture, LED flash
8MP front camera w/ f/1.9 aperture
Dual-SIM
4G LTE, 3G HSPA+
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1, A2DP, EDR, LE
NFC
GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou
FM Radio w/ RDS
Fingerprint scanner
5000mAh non-removable battery w/ Quick Charge
Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow

Sony Xperia XA Ultra

Sony is no stranger to large smartphones as they have introduced the 6.4-inch Xperia Z Ultra three years ago. Now it’s back with the monicker with the Xperia XA Ultra – the largest smartphone in Sony’s new Xperia X lineup. It has a 6-inch display, MediaTek Helio P10 CPU, 3GB RAM, Android Marshmallow, and a 16MP front camera with LED flash.

Sony Xperia XA Ultra specs:
6-inch Full HD IPS display
2.0GHz MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 CPU
Mali-T860MP2 GPU
3GB RAM
16GB internal storage
microSD up to 128GB
21.5MP Hybrid AF rear camera w/ LED flash
16MP front camera w/ OIS, LED flash
Single/Dual-SIM
4G LTE
WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth 4.1
NFC
GPS, A-GPS
FM Radio
2,700mAh battery
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
164 x 79 x 8.4mm
202g

And there you have it. Do you know any other 6-inch smartphones that might arrive in the Philippines? Let us know in the comments below.



This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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3 Responses

  1. M says:

    Xiaomi Mi Max and ASUS Zenfone 3 Ultra will sure be the PRICE CHAMPIONS

    id rather get them than SAMSUNG and SONY’s overpriced phones -_-

  2. Mongoload says:

    Sure mas mahal ang zen3 ultra kesa mi max so mi max ako at sana irelease nila agad ang kernel!!

  3. Dominus says:

    Xiaomi mi max available sa Widgetcity at 14k base specs 3/32gb daw.

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