An unofficial test firmware, numbered B520 (V100R001C00B520), has been leaked out online for the Ascend P6 (U06) smartphone in Russia. Although, it’s still based on Android 4.4.2 KitKat and EMUI 2.3 it bumps the device’s kernel to version 3.0.8.00795 – evidently implementing several unspecifed changes to its core software.
A handful of users around the world who have managed to lay their hands on the updates report random lags and system freeze after installation of this firmware. Moreover, changes in bootloader may also lead to issues with custom ROMs created for this phone.Therefore, you’re recommended to create a complete system dump before flashing this firmware.
- Device Name: Ascend P6
- Model: P6-U06 (International variant)
- Android: v4.4.2 KitKat
- EMUI: 2.3
- Firmware: B520
- Build Number: P6-U06V100R001C00B520
- Baseband Version: IMC1202_PENTA
- Kernel: 3.0.8-00795
- Region: Russia
- Date: 11-10-2014
Download Link: Click here (Size: 943.6 MB) to download B520 Android 4.4.2 package for your Ascend P6
After you’ve downloaded the firmware, just place the “Update.app” file inside dload folder of your SD card and install it through Local Update utility (make sure your device is currently running B122 onboard). If you experience any issue with the update feel free to comment about it below. Apart from that, I won’t be held responsible for any kind of damage inflicted by this update.
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