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Tecno S6 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek MT6580
Mali-400 MP2
1 GB / 8 GB
5 inches (480 x 854 px)
5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus

Tecno announced the launch of the S6 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Tecno S6 phone with 5 inches display, Mediatek MT6580 chipset, 1 GB of RAM and 8 GB of internal storage.

The Tecno S6 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery. The 5 inches phone comes with TFT display (480 x 854 px). A thin-film transistor (TFT) is a type of field-effect transistor that is usually used in a liquid crystal display (LCD). This type of display features a thin-film transistor for each individual pixel.

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Tecno S6 specifications

BrandTecno
NameS6
ModelS6
Release date2017

Body

The dimensions of this Tecno phone are average (5.71 x 2.83 x 0.38 inches).

Dimensions5.71 x 2.83 x 0.38 inches
Colorsblue, champagne gold, grey, rose-gold
SIM typeMini SIM, Micro SIM

System

The Tecno S6 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek MT6580
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPUMali-400 MP2

Display

The size of S6 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5 inches TFT display of Tecno S6 with 480 x 854 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeTFT
Screen size5 inches
Resolution480 x 854 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Tecno S6 (1 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (8 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM1 GB
Internal storage8 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the S6 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera2 MP
Main camera5 MP, 2592 x 1944 px, autofocus
FlashLED

Connectivity

The Tecno S6 doesn't support 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The S6 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands900 / 1800
Network coverage2G / 3G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Ion 2300 mAh battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge. The battery of S6 is removable. You can simply buy a new piece from the open market and interchange it easily by yourself.

TypeLi-Ion 2300 mAh

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Dual SIM capability of Tecno S6 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone doesn't support fast charging technology.

Sensorsaccelerometer
SpecialsDual SIM
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Tecno S6, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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