Thursday, November 3, 2016

Huawei Mate 9 Anounced - Key Features, Specifications

Huawei official lunched its new flagship device, Mate 9 which was made official this morning in Germany, bringing an end to the numerous leaks and rumors. The new device from Huawei features a metallic 5.9″ FHD display with 1080p resolution. The screen is covered with a piece of the 2.5D glass and the phablet is just 7.5mm thick and weighs 190g, running on the latest Android 7.0 “Nougat.

The new Huawei Mate 9 indeed runs on the new Kirin 960 chipset and offers a powerful octa-core processor with a quartet of the new Cortex-A73 cores clocked at 2.4GHz and another four Cortex-A53 cores ticking at 1.8GHz. The chipset has finally gotten a proper flagship GPU this time with the latest (Bifrost gen) ARM Mali-G71 MP8. Finally, it comes with a 4GB of RAM size.

Huawei Mate 9 - Key Features
  • 4G LTE support
  • Fingerprint reader
  • Dual main camera
  • Dual SIM card
  • HTML5 Browser
  • Latest Android 7.0 OS
  • Fast perfromance
  • MicroSD card expansion slot
  • Large display
It's a dual-camera setup of 20MP f/2.2 monochrome and a 12MP f/2.2 color sensors is, of course, the second-generation Leica camera. Those two snappers are enhanced by optical image stabilization, and they can make use of the new 4-in-1 hybrid autofocus that includes laser, phase-detect, depth, and contrast detection, phase detection and also a dual-tone dual-LED flash around.
Very interesting as Huawei claims that the camera supports the new Hybrid Zoom feature, which should allow you to zoom without (significant) loss of quality. We'll have to wait and see how this works in real life, though. Also, the Huawei Mate 9 is capability of 4K video capturing (first for a Huawei flagship). The selfie camera features an 8MP sensor with f/1.9 aperture and autofocus.

Other features of the Mate 9 includes 64GB expandable storage, dual-SIM and LTE connectivity, a 4,000 mAh battery with supports for Super Charge with a 5A charger and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner with gesture support. It will launch in Space Gray, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown, Ceramic White, and Black color options.

Huawei Mate 9 - Specifications
  • 5.9" FHD Display
  • 1920 x 1080 Resolution
  • Kirin 960, Octa-core CPU + i6 co-processor, Mali-G71 MP8 Processor
  • Android 7.0 “Nougat OS
  • 4GB RAM
  • 64GB Internal Storage
  • Micro SD card slot, support up to 256GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
  • Wi-Fi 2.4G/5G, Wi-Fi Direct Bluetooth v4.2, USB Type C Connections
  • 20MP Monochrome+12MP RGB, F2.2, dual tone flash, Autofocus
  • 20MP Monochrome+12MP RGB, F2.2
  • 4000mAh Battery Capacity
  • Dual SIM card
  • Dimension (H x W x D): 156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9mm
  • Weight: 190g
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Gyroscope, Compass, Ambient Light, Proximity, Hall, Barometer, IR
  • Colors: Space Gray, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown, Ceramic White, and Black
Huawei Mate 9 - in the Box
  • 1 x Handset
  • 1 x Headset
  • 1 x Charger
  • 1 x USB-C Cable
  • 1 x USB-C to Micro USB Adapter
  • 1 x Eject tool
  • 1 x Quick Start Guide
  • 1 x Matte Case
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