At an event in New Delhi, Chinese stalwart Huawei has launched its camera focussed smartphone – P9. Huawei P9 is priced Rs. 39,999 and will go on sale in India from 18th August. In the online space, this phone will be sold exclusively by Flipkart.
One of the major highlights of P9 is that it is equipped with a Dual 12 megapixel rear camera with Leica SUMMARIT lenses of legendary camera maker Leica of Germany, 1.25-micron pixel sizes for better low light performance, and a wide F/1.1 aperture.
The RGB camera on the P9 specializes in capturing color, while the monochrome camera is for capturing black and white images of superior quality. The two rear cameras of the P9 work in tandem to enable users to create images of superior detail, depth and color. The camera of this phone comes with various features including three film modes: Standard, Vivid Colors and Smooth Colors for using them as per the requirements of the environment and personal preference.
There is also a laser focusing module on the back, optical image stabilization for smooth video capture, and a dual-tone LED flash. The phone comes with an 8 megapixel camera on the front for selfie enthusiasts.
This phone has an elegant design and is made of an aerospace-class aluminum, superior-grade 2.5D glass with diamond-cut edges rounded out by carefully balanced curvatures.
Huawei P9 features a 5.2 inch full-HD IPS LCD display with 1080×1920 pixel resolution. The P9 comes with 3GB RAM/ 32GB inbuilt storage which can be extended upto 128GB via microSD card. It is powered by a HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC (4 Cortex-A72 cores at 2.5GHz, 4 Cortex-A53 cores at 1.8GHz) with a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, which is the most powerful graphics chip in a Huawei phone to date. Both the phone runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1 on top. The P9 is packed with 3000mAh battery.
This phone comes with enhanced fingerprint scanner on the back of the smartphones for easy reach and screen unlocking. The P9 also comes with new features including a virtual-triple-antenna architecture, designed for users who need robust and seamless connectivity to cellular and Wi-Fi networks.
This phone offers connectivity options of 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, GPS and NFC. It also has an infrared blaster on the front and a dual speaker setup. It also comes with a reversible USB Type-C connection.
The P9 weighs 144 grams. It comes with 2 year warrenty, 3 months accidental damage warranty for the screen and free pick-up and drop service for the repair.