Huawei Ascend XT (2016) review

Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2
2 GB / 16 GB
6 inches 720 x 1280 px

The Huawei Ascend XT (H1611) smartphone released in 2016. It is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Huawei Ascend XT runs on Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 6 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Huawei Ascend XT (H1611) specifications

NameAscend XT
Rated 3/5 based on 75 user votes.


Dimensions163.8 x 83.8 x 8.9 mm
SIM typeNano SIM


The Huawei Ascend XT runs on Android OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the Ascend XT's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OSAndroid OS v6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetQualcomm Snapdragon 616 MSM8939v2
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUAdreno 405


Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 6 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Size6 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px


The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

Internal storage16 GB
External storagemicroSD


The camera of the Huawei Ascend XT is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera2 MP
Rear camera8 MP
3264 x 2448 px


Ascend XT is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Huawei smartphone doesn't have FM radio receiver.

GSM850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Mobile network2G / 3G / 4G
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
FM radiono
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Audio3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable


The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Ascend XT has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

SpecialsDual SIM

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 Huawei Ascend XT, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

Huawei Ascend XT (H1611) pictures

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