Finally we have a leak just like we predicted on this post – http://huaweinews.com/2014/01/ascend-p6-emotionui-2-3/. Few hours ago Ascend P6, Android 4.4 KitKat with Emotion UI 2.3 Beta firmware was leaked on Chinese forums. According to the initial testers, this firmware is mostly stable but don’t take our word for that just yet, because even the initial testers weren’t ran this firmware for over 24 hours. Here are some information about this leaked firmware in easy to understand form
Compatibility – Ascend P6-U06
Android version – 4.4.2
Emotion UI version – 2.3
Firmware version – V100R001C00B014EDGE
Kernel version – 3.0.8
Languages – Multi-Language
Google Apps included – NO
This firmware can be flashed via “local update” option on settings menu of your Ascend P6 and initial testers confirmed that this can be flashed from any current firmware versions such as B125,B118. This firmware includes new software functions such as floating Apps like you see on the above screenshot.
Alert!This is a beta firmware and HuaweiNews.com takes no responsibility over bricked phones and other issues. Always flash these kind of stuff at your own risk
Note : Unrar the file after downloading. Installation is done by default Huawei update.app method as previously stated
Only issue seems to be the lack of Google Apps but it can be installed using TWRP recovery for KitKat. If you don’t know how to do that. Await for our guide about it. Please report your ideas and suggestions about this firmware by leaving a comment and if you managed to Root this firmware we would love to hear about your approach to that as well.
Update : Here’s how to flash TWRP recovery after installing this ROM so you could flash Google Apps through it – http://huaweinews.com/2014/02/twrp-ascend-p6-kitkat/