Huawei P9 and P9 Plus with 12MP dual Leica camera announced

Chinese phone maker Huawei, at an event in London, has announced its latest flagship phones, the P9 and P9 Plus. Both of these phones will start rolling out from April 16, 2016.


Both of these phones have full metal body and feature 12MP dual Leica camera on the back. They are powered by 2.5GHz Octa Core Kirin 955 SoC with Mali-T880 GPU. Finger print and Infrared sensor is also present.

Huawei P9 vs P9 Plus – Specifications, Comparison

Name Huawei P9 Huawei P9 Plus
Dimensions  6.95 mm thick 152.2 x 75.31 x 6.98 mm
SIM Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano SIM + Nano SIM / MicroSD)
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow with Huawei Emotion UI
Display 5.2-Inch AMOLED Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution, 2.5D curved Glass, Multi-touch 5.5-Inch AMOLED press touch Display with 2.5D curved Glass, 1920 x 1080 pixels resolution
CPU 2.5GHz Octa Core Kirin 955 Processor
GPU Mali T880 MP4
Storage 32GB / 64GB built-in, Expandable up to 128GB 64GB built-in, Expandable up to 128GB
Front Camera 8 Mega Pixels
Rear Camera 12 Mega Pixels Dual Camera, Leica SUMMARIT Lenses, F/2.2 Aperture, 1.25-micron pixels,  Laser Auto Focus, Hybrid Focus, Raw support,  Dual-Tone LED Flash
Battery 3000 mAh 3400 mAh
Network 2G / 3G HSPA+ / 4G-LTE
Sensors Fingerprint, Infrared
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Hotspot, Dual Band (2.4/5GHz), Bluetooth V4.1, USB Type-C, NFC, GPS, Stereo Speakers, 3.5mm Audio Jack

Huawei P9 pricing starts at £449 (US$ 630 / Rs. 42,150 approx.) for the 32GB Storage / 3GB RAM variant. It comes in Mystic Silver, Prestige Gold, Rose Gold, Haze Gold, Titanium Grey and Ceramic White color options.

Huawei P9 Rear Camera

The Huawei P9 Plus is a premium variant with price-tag of  £549 (US$ 770 / Rs. 51,570 approx.). It will be available in Quartz Grey, Haze Gold, Rose Gold and Ceramic White color options.

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