Aside from the GR5 2017, Huawei Philippines has started rolling out stocks of the much awaited Mate 9 flagship in the country.
|Huawei Mate 9|
To refresh our minds, the Huawei Mate 9 is one of the very best smartphone in the world today. It comes with one of the top-notch aesthetics, build, specs, features, and dual cameras.
|NTC sealed Mate 9 unit|
Image credit to: Marlon Geronimo
The Mate 9 highlights its 2.5 GHz 64 Bit Kirin 960 octa core processor w/ i6 co-processor, Mali G71 gaming grade graphics card, 4,000 mAh battery w/ 5A Super Charge support, and the intelligent / efficient Android 7.0 Nougat w/ EMUI 5.0 skin to keep the performance of your phone speedy all the time.
The best mobile dual camera setup in the world?
Like what we stated before, the Mate 9 boast a pair of upgraded second generation Leica cameras. It comes with a 20 MP f/2.2 monochrome and a 12 MP f/2.2 RGB w/ 4-in-1 hybrid autofocus (laser, phase detection, depth, and contrast focus), OIS, up to 3x hybrid zoom, an dual tone LED flash.
This smartphone has the ability to shoot in dedicated monochrome mode, depth of field mode w/ bokeh and refocus ability, full manual mode, auto long exposures, RAW format, and 4K video mode.
Huawei Mate 9 Specs
Display: 5.9 Inch FHD IPS 1920 x 1080 resolution w/ 2.5D curved glass at 373 ppi
CPU: 2.5 GHz 64 Bit Kirin 960 octa core processor w/ i6 co-processor
GPU: Mali G71
RAM: 4 GB
ROM: 64 GB ROM expandable via micro SD card slot up to 256 GB
Back Camera: 20 MP f/2.2 monochrome sensor + 12 MP f/2.2 RGB sensor w/ 4-in-1 Hybrid AF, OIS, 2x zoom, and dual tone LED flash
Selfie Camera: 8 MP f/1.9 aperture
Battery: 4,000 mAh w/ 5A Super Charge
OS: Android 7.0 Nougat w/ EMUI 5.0 skin
Connectivity: WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, IR Blaster, GPS, A GPS, GLONASS, BDS, dual SIM (hybrid)
Sensors: Accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity, compass, barometer
Others: Fingerprint sensor, USB Type C, Colors: mocha brown, champagne gold
Dimensions: 156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm
Weight: 190 g
Price: PHP 31,990
Priced lower than expected
Internationally, the Huawei Mate 9 retails for 699 Euros or around PHP 36.5K. Fortunately, Huawei priced it lower for the Philippine market at just PHP 31,990 w/ several freebies.
Sweet deal right?