After numerous leaks Huawei’s launched new smartphone, Huawei Mate 9 in Munich. Company also announced the limited edition Porsche Design Mate 9 edition. Along with the two smartphones Huawei Fit fitness tracker also announced.
“In developing the HUAWEI Mate 9, we started with a simple question – how can we improve every element of the smartphone experience?” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “We know that for today’s business users, a fast and functional smartphone is just the beginning. Consumers also want a gorgeous design and intuitive features, so we created two new devices at the forefront of hardware and software innovation. The result is a device that is breathtakingly new, inside and out.”
Huawei Mate 9
Huawei Mate 9 features 5.9-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080) Display with 373ppi pixel density and 2.5D curved Glass. It is powered by premium Kirin 960 chipset with ARM Cortex-A73/A53 octa-core CPUand Mali G71 Octa-core GPU. Smartphone comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage with MicroSD card support upto 256GB.
The talk point of the Mate 9 is the Dual camera Setup at the back. The Second-generation Leica camera features a 12-megapixel/F2.2 RGB sensor, a 20-megapixel/F2.2 monochrome sensor. The Huawei Mate 9 camera comes with Hybrid Zoom. The 4-1 Hybrid Auto-focus features laser focus, phase detection focus, depth focus and contrast focus. There is a dual-tone LED flash at the back and 8MP front camera with AF. The rear camera is capable of recording 4K videos.
The Dual-Sim Mate 9 supports 4G LTE connectivity and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat based EMUI 5.0 out-of-the box. The device is backed by 4000 mAh battery with fast charging support. Other connectivity options includes WiFi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, USB type-C port and Fingerprint Sensor.
The Huawei Mate 9 is available in Black, Space Gray, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown and Ceramic White color variant. The smartphone will be first made available in China, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Kuwait, Malaysia, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates.
The limited edition Porsche design Huwei Mate 9 features 5.5-inch curved AMOLED display. It comes with 6GB RAM and 256GB internal storage. All other specifications will be same as Mate 9. The device will be available in Graphite Black.
Huawei Mate 9 is priced at €699 while the limited edition Porsche Design Mate 9 is priced at €1395.