Huawei has introduced a flagship smartphone Mate 9, which was the first smartphone on the new top-end processor Huawei Kirin 960. On assurances, of Kirin 960 is by far the fastest processor among all that are used in Android-devices. Also, the device has received a brand new dual camera, developed in cooperation with Leica. From last year’s Mate 8 novelty has inherited the best: an all-metal body and a large 5.9-inch display with a very thin frame.
The new processor Kirin 960 includes four powerful Artermis kernel based on Cortex-A73 with a frequency of 2.4 GHz and four cores Cortex A-53 with a frequency of 1.8 GHz, employees to perform simple tasks. For the graphics in the smartphone responds graphics accelerator Mali-G71 MP8, which is 50% stronger and 20% more energy efficient than the Mali-T880. Read more about the architecture and capabilities of the new processor will be discussed in the near future.
Amount of RAM in Mate 9 is 4 GB – enough to complete the work in the background of a large number of applications. So every time to wait, until recently used to load a program or a game, obviously do not have.
In the new installed new double main camera, created in cooperation with Leica. If in the previous smartphone with dual camera – Huawei P9 – both modules have a resolution of 12 megapixels, the Mate 9 a sensor resolution of 20 megapixels received, and the second – 12 megapixels. Phase autofocus smartphone helps quickly direct focus on the subject in the frame, and the laser autofocus helps capture great close-ups.
Housing at Huawei Mate 9 all-metal. Most of the front side of the area took the smartphone 5.9-inch Full HD-display. With such a diagonal pixel density of 373 ppi, whereby a clear picture when the load on the processor and the battery is lower than smartphones 2K-displays.
On the back side is a round 360-degree fingerprint scanner, dual camera, laser autofocus, dual LED flash and an additional microphone for noise cancellation. Above and below are plastic inserts for better signal transmission and wireless interfaces. By the way, the phone has NFC for contactless payment and easy synchronization with other devices.
On the right side are the volume buttons and the power on the left – a hybrid slot for SIM-cards, on the bottom – a multimedia speaker, microphone and a universal connector USB Type-C, and on top – a 3.5mm audio jack for headphones and an infrared port to control household appliances.
The new flagship is installed the most current version now Android 7.0 Nougat operating system. It improved the autonomy due to the updated regime Doze, who now works even when the phone is locked. Also, there was a full-fledged multi-mode, added support Vulkan API, and more. As an interface using the latest version of the original shell EMUI 5.0.
Specifications Huawei Mate 9:
- Display: 5.9-inch, LTPS, 1920 x 1080, 373 ppi
- CPU: an eight-Kirin 960 with a maximum clock frequency of 2.4 GHz
- graphics accelerator: Mali-G71 MP8
- RAM: 4 GB
- built-in storage: 64 GB
- memory card support: microSD capacity up to 256 GB
- Main Camera: 20 MP + 12 MP, aperture f / 2,2, laser autofocus
- front camera: 8 megapixels, aperture f / 1,9
- Battery: mAh 4000
- the number of SIM: two
- Feedback: 4G TD-LTE, 4G LTE FDD (. Cat 12 is only available when you use a SIM-cards)
- wireless interfaces: Bluetoth 4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, NFC, infrared
- GPS: GPS, GLONASS, Beidou, Galileo
- Connectors: USB Type-C (USB 2.0), 3,5-mm audio jack for headphones
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with EMUI 5.0
- weight: 190 g
The smartphone will cost Rs 75,000.