We’ve talked about Chinese OEMs taking humongous leap that could change the entire smartphone landscape, Huawei could be one of the forefront innovator with its dual-Leica-lens camera loving P9 and P9 Plus.
Huawei P9 & P9 Plus specifications
|Huawei P9||Huawei P9 Plus|
|Processor||Huawei Kirin 955 64-bit octa-core (4x 2.5GHz A72 + 4x 1.8GHz A53)||Huawei Kirin 955 64-bit octa-core (4x 2.5GHz A72 + 4x 1.8GHz A53)|
|Operating system||Android Marshmallow 6.0.1||Android Marshmallow 6.0.1|
|Emotion UI||EMUI 4.1||EMUI 4.1|
|Memory||32GB ROM, 3GB RAM
64GB ROM, 4GB RAM
|64GB ROM, 4GB RAM|
|Rear camera||Dual 12Mp (Mono + RGB)||Dual 12Mp (Mono + RGB)|
|Front camera||8Mp||8Mp AF|
The Huawei P9 will cost you 599 Euros for the unit with starting features of 3GB RAM, 32GB storage model, and 649 Euros for the 4GB RAM, 64GB storage model. If the pricing will converts in the UK, that will be £483 and £524 accordingly.
The larger Huawei P9 Plus will cost you 749 Euros, which converts to £604 in the UK.
Carrier EE has already confirmed it will stock the Huawei P9 in Titanium Grey in the UK, but it hasn’t mentioned the P9 Plus.
O2 and Vodafone, meanwhile, will stock both the P9 and P9 Plus. Lastly, Three has also confirmed via Twitter that it will stock the P9.
According to Huawei the P9 will be available on 16 April in Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, China, Czech Republic, Egypt, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, Lebanon, Kuwait, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Poland, Portugal, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Arab Emirates and the UK.
Apparently, the Rose Gold model will not launch in Europe.
The P9 Plus will be available in Europe and Asia on 20 May. Huawei has no plans to release the smartphones in the US.
There are slightly different versions of the phones for Europe and Asia, with the Asian models featuring dual-SIM capability. The European variants are single-SIM handsets.