Huawei hits back in China after unveiling of Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Edition back in Europe a few days back, now it was time for Huawei to release in their home country, China not only this Huawei has also officially released yet another addition to the Mate series known as “Mate 9 Pro”
The Mate 9 Pro is identical in terms of specs as well as design to the Mate 9 Porsche Edition, and if we talk about Mate 9 Porsche Edition which not only impresses you with its design but it does grab some eyeball because of famous German car maker’s branding.
The Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design is crafted by the popular Porsche Design studio. You get a dual curved flexible AMOLED display on the front taking the minimum thickness of the phone to just 3mm.
The Mate 9 Porsche design version comes with a unique look, featuring a 5.5-inch flexible 2K display and front facing fingerprint sensor. They are powered by Huawei’s latest chip, the Kirin 960 octa-core processor with Mali-G71 GPU with support for Vulkan graphics standards. These phones support Huawei Pay and also come with chip level built-in security features. There’s a large 4000mAh battery common to the three models with SuperCharge fast charging that promises quick charging times thanks to 3.5-5V / 5A charging standards. They also support Cat. 12 LTE speeds.
The camera is definitely the highlight of the Mate series, and all three have a 20MP monochrome + 12MP color sensor dual camera module at the back. Other camera features include 2x zoom, Laser Focus, OIS, and dual LED flash. Up front, there’s an 8MP f/1.9 aperture shooter. If we talk about software, it runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box based on EMUI 5.0 interface.
If we talk about recent launch Mate 9 pro it sports a 5.5-inch Quad HD curved AMOLED display, a Kirin 960 64-bit Octa-core processor, a dual Leica branded camera setup (20MP and 12MP), an 8MP selfie snapper and the latest version of Android, 7.0 Nougat. While the rest specification is same as Mate 9 Porsche
The Mate 9 Pro starts at 4699 Yuan ($687) for the 4GB + 64GB and goes up to 5299 Yuan ($775) for the 6GB + 128GB version. The Huawei Mate 9 Porsche Design version is priced at 8999 Yuan ($1316) with 6GB + 128GB.