Huawei P9 and P9 Plus Launched with Leica optical lenses
Huawei announced the Huawei P9 at an event held in London. The handset features a new dual camera setup at the back, which has Leica’s lenses.
The P9 is the smaller one, with a design footprint the size of an iPhone 6s a 5.2-inch display and 1080p resolution. The P9 runs on the Kirin 955 chipset with an octa-core CPU set at 2.5GHz for the quad-Cortex-A72 cluster and 1.8GHz for the quad-Cortex-A53.
Design wise the P9 is identical to the Nexus 69 with an all aluminum shell and a rear fingerprint scanner. The P9 has a 3000 mAh battery and is equipped with a USB type C charging port.
Two variants of the P9 will be available to the user, One with 3GB of RAM and 32 of storage, and the better-equipped one with 4GB and 64GB storage. You can optionally add a microSD card.
Designed with Leica, the rear optics consist of dual 12 MP cameras with Leica glass. f2.2 aperture and 27-degree FOV. The focusing is done using contrast, depth and laser calculations in real time, which the company claims will provide accurate and quick focus results.
The P9 Plus is the bigger brother with a 5.5-inch display, however retaining the 1920 x 1080p resolution. You do get an AMOLED display in the P9 plus vs the LCD in the P9. Only one variant of the P9 plus will go on sale, with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of Storage. The P9 plus does get a battery boost to 3400 mAh, whereas most of the design and aesthetics remain the same.
Huawei has also fitted the P9 plus with dual speakers, that adjust according to the orientation of the phone to offer optimum audio output.
The P9 will be available starting Euro 599 or roughly INR : 45900 wheras the P9 plus will cost EUR 749 or INR 56700 approximately.
Huawei P9 Plus
|Display||5.2 inches Full HD Display||5.5 inches Full HD Display|
|Resolution||1920 x 1080 Gorilla Glass 4||1920 x 1080 Gorilla Glass 4|
|Dimensions||145 x 70.9 x 7 mm||152.3 x 75.3 x 7 mm|
|Chipset||HiSilicon Kirin 955||HiSilicon Kirin 955|
|CPU||Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53||Quad-core 2.5 GHz Cortex-A72 & quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
|GPU||Mali-T880 MP4||Mali-T880 MP4|
|RAM||3GB / 4 GB||4GB|
|Storage||32GB / 64 GB flash storage||64 GB flash storage|
|Rear Camera||Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27 mm, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus||Dual 12 MP, f/2.2, 27 mm, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus|
|Video Rear||1080p 30 fps||1080p 30 fps|
|Front Camera||8 MP, f/2.4||8 MP, f/2.4|
|Video Front||1080p 30 fps||1080p 30 fps|
|Expandability||128GB via microSD||128GB via microSD|
|Battery||Li-Po 3000 mAh||Li-Po 3400 mAh|
|Color||Ceramic White, Haze Gold, Rose Gold, Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold||Haze Gold, Quartz Grey, Ceramic White|
|OS||Android OS, v6.0 + Emotion UI||Android OS, v6.0 + Emotion UI|
|Price||€599 for 3GB/32GB / €649 for 4GB/64GB||€749|