The Chinese smartphone makers Huawei launched its flagship smartphone in India on Wednesday. The smartphone is named as Huawei P9. It was expected that the company will also launch the larger Huawei P9 Plus along with the P9 but that didn’t happen. The P9 has been priced at INR 39,999 (approx US $596), and will be available exclusively via Flipkart at 3 pm IST from Wednesday itself.
The Huawei P9 was launched alongside the Huawei P9 Plus back in April, and both the devices features a dual rear camera setup that was ‘co-engineered with Leica’. The smartphones features two 12 mega-pixel rear camera with with f/2.2 apertures – one camera captures color images, while the other captures monochrome images. The smartphones come with an 8 mega-pixel front-facing camera.
Specifications of Huawei P9
The Huawei P9 features a 5.2-inch full-HD (1080 x 1920 pixels resolution) IPS LCD display. The device is powered by a Hi-Silicon Kirin 955 octa-core processor (2.5 GHz quad-core Cortex-A72 + 1.8 GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 cores) that comes with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 128 GB via micro-SD card. A 4 GB RAM/ 64 GB internal storage variant was also unveiled at the global launch, but has not been brought to India. The device runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow OS with company’s EMUI 4.1 skin on top.
Connectivity options on Huawei P9 includes 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.1, Infrared, and USB Type-C. The smartphone will be available in Ceramic White, Prestige Gold, and Titanium Grey color variants in India. The device is backed with a 3,000 mAh battery. The company is also touting a VIP service with 2-year warranty, 3-month screen replacement warranty, and a pickup and drop service.
On the other hand, the Huawei P9 Plus has a larger 5.5-inch full-HD Super AMOLED display (with Pressure Touch technology), comes in only a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB storage variant, and is backed with a 3,400 mAh battery. Rest of the specifications of the smartphone are same as that of the Huawei P9.
At the event, the company also announced the Stainless Steel edition of the Huawei Watch that will go on sale in India via Flipkart at 3 PM IST and is priced at INR 22,999 (approx $343).
Source: Gadgets 360