The Huawei P9 is the first smartphone from the collaboration between Huawei and the global iconic camera brand Leica, resulting in a stunning dual-lens camera in a smartphone, which sets a new benchmark in smartphone camera technology, with more light and better clarity, to capture brilliant colour and striking black and white images in true Leica style.
The Huawei P9 is powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 955 chipset and runs Android Marshmallow 6.0.
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“Huawei is excited to give P9 users the best smartphone photography experience by leveraging the unrivalled capabilities of Leica, the leader in the world of imaging for more than 100 years,” said Richard Yu, CEO, Huawei Consumer Business Group. “Consumers around the world use their smartphones to take billions of pictures each year, making photography critical to user experience. P9 users can now capture images with unmatched clarity, richness and authenticity, with a masterfully designed and powerful smartphone that looks and feels incredible.”
Huawei P9 key features
The 5.2 inch full HD display included in the P9 uses the Hollywood movie colour gamut, allowing the display to cover 96 percent of the colour spectrum.
The dual-lens 12MP camera features RGB and BW sensors, as well as laser-assisted focus. This makes the camera 200 per cent more sensitive than predecessors and allows it to provide 300 per cent more detail.
The P9 is powered by Huawei’s latest Kirin 955 chipset, which is based on the TSMC 16nm FinFET Plus chip technology. CPU performance is 100 per cent faster than the P8 and 3D graphics are improved by 125 per cent.
Running Android Marshmallow 6.0, the P9 uses the Huawei Emotion UI 4.1 interface, adding hundreds of user experience tweaks and improvements.
The P9 supports the latest reversible USB Type-C Connector technology.
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The P9 features “Super Hands-Free 3.0” technology, which enables hands-free operation of the phone in a variety of locations. Whether you’re in the car, a conference room or at a crowded party, users can enjoy clear conversations from up to three meters away. With a 120-degree range of audio pick up and directional noise reduction, conference calls are crisper and clearer than ever before, no matter where they take place.
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The Huawei P9 smartphone has built-in dual-SIM, dual-standby and dual-connectivity support. It supports 33 mainstream frequencies in more than 100 countries, LTE (Cat 6) and connectivity speeds of up to 300Mbps, making the P9 a true global smartphone for frequent travellers.