Huawei Releases P9, Teases P9 Plus

Huawei teased the Philippine release of the P9 Plus just days after it released its flagship P9 model. Touting a co-engineering partnership with Leica to develop a smartphone packed with possibly one of the best cameras in the market, the P9 and P9 Plus are both powered by a 64-bit HUAWEI Kirin 955, Octa-core (4 x 2.5 GHz A72+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53) and a Mali-T880 MP4 GPU, with 3 GB RAM for the P9 and 4 GB RAM for the P9 Plus. The Leica-engineered main camera is a Dual 12-megapixel rear with OIS and laser focus, while the front camera is 8-megapixels.

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With excitement already building around the release of the P9, Huawei took the opportunity to raise the stakes by releasing a teaser for their P9 Plus model on the official Huawei Mobile Philippines Facebook page. Using the taglines “Extraordinary events are about to unfold. Soon.” and “Are you ready for what’s coming?”, it looks like Huawei is preparing an even bigger debut for the P9 Plus. The P9 is priced locally at Php 23,990 and the P9 Plus is priced locally at Php 29,990.

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Huawei P9 and Huawei P9 Plus Specs:

ModelHuawei P9Huawei P9 Plus
ProcessorHUAWEI Kirin 955 (64-bit), Octa-core (4 x 2.5 GHz A72+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53)HUAWEI Kirin 955 (64-bit), Octa-core (4 x 2.5 GHz A72+ 4 x 1.8 GHz A53)
Others Fingerprint scanner, USB Type C, infrared, stereo speakersFingerprint scanner, USB Type C, infrared, stereo speakers
ColorGold, Gray, SilverGold, Gray, Ceramic White
StorageExpandable 32GB on-board storageExpandable 64GB on-board storage
OSAndroid 6.0 (Marshmallow)Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
CameraDual 12-megapixel rear camera with OIS and laser focus,n8 megapixel frontDual 12-megapixel rear camera with OIS and laser focus,n8 megapixel front
Display5.2-inch LCD panel, 1920x1080 resolution5.5-inch AMOLED panel,n1920x1080 resolution
Memory3GB4GB
Battery3,000mAh3,400mAh
Weight144g162g
SIMDual SIM on certain modelsDual SIM on certain models
Dimensions145 x 70.9 x 6.95mm152.3 x 75.3 x 6.98 mm

 

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