Huawei has officially unveiled two new smartphones in the Mate-series family. The Mate 9 and the Porsche Design Mate 9. The two smartphones were launched at a global event held in Munich on 3rd November 2016 and will be available at retail outlets globally at the end of December 2016 into January 2017.
For those who have used Android must agree that the OS usually slows down with time. The Huawei Mate 9 seeks to solve issues of smartphone sluggishness and unresponsiveness by optimizing both the hardware and the software to bring consumers a new kind of smartphone experience – one that gets smarter and more efficient across the lifespan of the device. The Mate 9 is powered by Huawei’s in-house built chip the Kirin 960 chipset – designed specifically to meet the needs of a premium Android smartphone.
Finally an App Launcher for a Huawei phone
Huawei is also introducing EMUI 5.0, an intuitive Android user experience with performance-enhancing solutions powered by the latest in artificial intelligence. This unique combination of hardware and software In a unique implementation for the first time Huawei has finally added the Android App drawer to its operating system.
The phone comes in an all graphite black color and also is symmetrical both horizontally and vertically.
The Porsche Design Mate 9 has a finger print sensor in front in an effort unlike the Mate 9 to ensure the best user experience with its curved display. Combined with virtual buttons on both sides, the new design allows the user to swiftly unlock the device and saves area for the curved screen, offering the ultimate experience.
The HUAWEI MATE 9 combines a 4000 mAh high-density battery with the more energy efficient Kirin 960 and a new generation of Huawei’s SuperCharge technology, significantly extending battery life. Its phone call time goes up by 40 percent, and gaming time improves by 20 percent, supports 20 hours of continuous video playback, 30 hours of 3G calling, 20 hours of 4G browsing, and up to 105 hours of music playback.
Cameras by Leica
Porsche Design Mate 9 also comes with a 2nd generation Leica dual – lens camera with hybrid zoom which elevates smartphone photography to a new level. Co-engineered with Leica, the Mate 9’s dual lenses works in concert to capture and also reproduce stunning details, taking them one step closer to professional cameras. This will be tested in real life later on when we get our hands on this device. The smartphone comes in a full-metal unibody frame design found in the Mate Series.
The phone is also a dual-SIM smartphone with more bandwidths than any other smartphone. It includes five 2G bands, nine 3G bands, and 20 4G bands, as well as easy roaming in 217 countries and regions.