Upcoming Huawei Ascend P6 smartphone looks awfully familiar

Daniel Bader

May 7, 2013 12:04pm

Huawei’s upcoming Ascend P6 smartphone is certainly a looker, with its 6.2mm frame and metal construction, and as we get closer to its official announcement the phone is getting leaked all over the place.

In a recent photo shoot from NowhereElse.fr, the phone appears with a nice black-and-silver frame that takes its cues equally from the iPhone 4 and iPhone 5.

Huawei-Ascend-P6-003  Huawei-Ascend-P6-002It looks so much like the iPhone 4 from the side, in fact, that you’d be forgiven for mistaking it for a cheap Apple knock-off. The phone itself is much larger, though, with a 4.7-inch 720p display and a larger area below the screen, with a rounded lip that lends the face something distinctive.

It does appear that Huawei is at least trying to improve the quality of materials it uses in its phone construction, so while it may look similar to the iPhone, we can only hope it also feels similar.

Source: NowhereElse
Via: Engadget

  • TouchMyBox

    Looks more like an Xperia Z rip-off to me than an iPhone rip-off.

  • Luc

    I was going to say it looks more like a Z10..

  • @maikelparets

    I can smell the lawsuit from here!

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  • ToniCipriani

    Frankly what phone doesn’t look awfully familiar these days… Fracking slab and maybe some buttons to go with it.

  • Jason Nexus

    It looks better then iPhone and blows the galaxy s4 out of the water. I had my s4 for 3 days now and I’m returning it tonight. Its really overpriced and feels cheap. The pattern on the back is OK but its just a painted illusion. Like an ugly girl who packs on the makeup

  • FuzzyFish6

    Take note, Samsung.

  • beyond

    It looks more like the black monolith from 2001: A Space Odyssey. Except that hominids evolve backwards when they discover this device.

  • Rocco

    I dont like the diminishing tone of this article. I’ve used huawei Ascend P1 and frankly it was the best phone I ever used. Beating iPhone 5 and S3 by ergonomics, battery life and many other things -it was slimmer more light and durable, + full 3 times cheaper to buy. And if you ask me no one should hold the patent for rectangular shaped, round corner device.

  • RoboBonobo

    In the comment section here, people have said this phone looks like: Xperia Z, Z10, Galaxy S4, Nexus 4, and iPhone.
    Conclusion: All modern smartphones are clearly ripping off the rectangle.

  • EvanKrosney

    Reading through the comments…

    “Looks more like an Xperia Z rip-off to me than an iPhone rip-off.”

    “I was going to say it looks more like a Z10.”

    “it looks like a rip off of a Galaxy S4 and a Xperia Z and an iPhone.”

    So… it’s a black rectangular slab like all smartphones?

  • jonny

    A slight glance at the top and side a person might think its an iphone, but anyone who sees the full device will know instantly that its no iphone. Apple fans think the Galaxy S3/4 looks like the iphone (and apple too – they are suing them for it). This phone is not ripping anyone off. You can only do so much design wise with a phone – they are all going to look fairly similar.

  • Michael Aston

    Looks like my Nexus 4

  • PT

    Does this model comes with a spy app build in?

  • stent00

    Slick. Read the article on cnn about huawei. They have 70000 employeesin r and d out of a total workforce of 150000. They are getting better

  • Kontumruy

    it’s a mix of Iphone4 and Xperia Z 😀

  • Angelsnow

    Xperia-Z is better~