Huawei mate 9 with dual Leica camera, Kirin 960 chipset is coming to US

After the million lost souls forced to drop their Samsung Galaxy Note 7, Hauwai launches 5.9-inch phablet mate 9 to finally brings hope to fill out this hole in large screen Android phone.

huawei mate 9

Huawei has unveiled its latest flagship device the Mate 9 with dual Leica camera and Kirin 960 chipset, aims to do so with a big screen, a metal unibody design, and a few delightful software features. Here are complete specifications of Huawei mate 9.


Network Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA / EVDO / LTE
Body Dimensions 156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm (6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 in)
Weight 190 g (6.70 oz)
SIM Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 5.9 inches (~77.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels (~373 ppi pixel density)
Multitouch Yes
Protection To be confirmed
- EMUI 5.0
Platform OS Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Chipset Hisilicon Kirin 960
CPU Octa-core (4x2.4 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Mali-G71 MP8
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot) - single SIM
microSD, up to 256 GB (uses SIM 2 slot) - dual SIM
Internal 64 GB, 4 GB RAM
Camera Primary Dual 20 MP +12 MP, f/2.2, OIS, 2x zoom, Leica optics, phase detection & laser autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, panorama, HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP, f/1.9, 1080p
Sound Alert types Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
- Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, DLNA, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.2, A2DP, EDR, LE
Infrared port Yes
Radio To be confirmed
USB Type-C 1.0 reversible connector
Features Sensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, barometer, compass
Messaging SMS (threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
Browser HTML5
Java No
- Fast battery charging
- DivX/XviD/MP4/H.265/WMV player
- MP3/eAAC+/WMA/WAV/Flac player
- Document editor
- Photo/video editor
Battery Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Misc Colors Space Gray, Moonlight Silver, Champagne Gold, Mocha Brown, Ceramic White, Black

The Mate 9’s large battery also has Huawei’s new fast-charging system, which like OnePlus’s Dash Charge. The company claims that the new charge system will be able to reach 58% battery capacity in 30 minutes, with a full charge in 90 minutes.

Huawei mate 9 back

The back of the Huawei mate 9 has the dual camera. While one 12-megapixel sensor takes photos in color, there's another 20-megapixel sensor which is specifically designed to only shoot in black and white. Black and white shots they were rich, detailed and with a really satisfying contrast.

Huawei has also partnered with Porsche Design for a limited edition version of the Mate 9. As well as Porsche Design branding, the phone will have 256GB of storage, 6GB of RAM and a higher-resolution display. Huawei has yet to confirm where the phone will be available or how many. A limited edition Mate 9 Porsche Design variant, with a smaller 5.5in quad HD curved screen and similar specifications will also be available in the UK and EU costing €1,395 (£1,238), but not in the US.