Huawei P9 And P9 Plus With Dual-Lens Camera Announced: Specs, Price, Release Date

Huawei, the China-based manufacturer has introduced two of its new Android smartphones as 2016 flaghsips in partnership with German camera-maker Leica. It was a speculation and was in discussions that Apple would use a dual-lens camera module in its September-bound iPhone 7 or iPhone 7 Plus, but before that unveil, Huawei made it happen. Dual-camera smartphones have been a very hot topic recently, and finally today, it became a reality. The Huawei P9 and P9 Plus smartphones are here to challenge iPhone maker and South Korean electronics.

Huawei’s next-0generation smartphones “P9 & P9 Plus” has already made the leap to the expected type of duos camera technology now. Huawei clearly wants to get ahead of the curve, and has subsequently launched the P9 and P9 Plus Android-powered handsets that comes equipped with a Leica provided dual-camera lens system.


Indeed! The fact here t talk about Huawei in reality could find itself thrust into the premium brand bracket with these two new devices, which is believed that it could potentially achieve that status thanks to a fairly unqie collaboration with German company Leica and its privided 12MP dual-camera module. It is capable of creating shallow depth-of-field shots that have previously only be possible with much larger lenses. One of the underlying benefits of this type of camera system in a mobile phone is backgrounded.

However, the rear camera system is the main highlight of these two new Huawei smartphones, then check out some of their other features, including pricing and release date timeframe as well, here.

Huawei P9 Specifications

This is the smaller of the two new devices, while the Huawi P9 features a 5.2-inch IPS lCD display, serving up to 1920-by-1080 pixel resolution. The hardware keys ships with a 64-bit Kirin 955 Octa-Core processor and is paired up with an accompanying 3GB of RAM inside the 32GB model, or 4GB for those looking to opt for the 64GB variant. On the back of the gadget, there is a setup pf dual-lens 12-megapixel camera system. For selfie purposes, still gets a sharp 8MP module in place on the front. Keeping the phone running is a waholesome 3,000mAh battery. The new Huawei’s P9 phone is powered by Android 6.0 with EMUI 4.1 skin on top.


The P9 smartphone also holds a 3D fingerprint sensor on its rear portion for biometric authentication, along with a IR blaster for controlling TV and other devices. The phone excels on the built-quality front as well, with a unibody aluminum construction, finalized with brushed harline finish, curved edges and 2.5D glass. Of course, it’s not the slimmest but it only 6.95mm thick.


Huawei 9 Plus

The P9 Plus is the big brother in the two new phones, with a larger 5.5-inch AMOLED panel it comes with a sreen resolution of 1920 x 1080. It is as well coupled with 64GB internal storage configuration, which is complemented with 4GB of RAM. Under the hood of the phone is the Kirin 955 CPU, same as the one found in smaller P9 variant. Battery capacity is measured in at 3,400mAh which should easily suffice for most power users.


Alternatively, the P9 Plus like P9 packs an IR blaster, 3D fingerprint sensor, 8-mgapixel front-facing camera, and a dual-lens 12MP camera on the rear. Despite being larger than P9 by 0.3-inches, the Plus phone is still very thin at 6.98mm. P9 Plus also features stereo speakers and is powered by Android Marshmallow with Huawei EMUI 4.1 out-of-the-box.

Huawei is offering both the phones in a variety of color options, including: Titanium Grey, Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Rose Gold, Haze Gold, and Ceramic White.


For pricing, the 3GB P9 costs €599, while the larger 4GB version costs €649. The 5.5-inch P9 Plus carry Super AMOLED display is priced at €749.

All models that include Huawei P9 and P9 Plus will be available to purchase from April 16th.

Conclusion here is that the Huawei P9 Plus has the same specs of P9 except for larger AMOLED display, larger battery, and stereo speakers.



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