Huawei, recently launched the Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Design flagship smartphones at an event in Munich, Germany. Now, the company has launched a new smartphone, dubbed as the ‘Huawei Mate 9 Pro’ in China. The Mate 9 Pro is simply a more affordable Mate 9 Porsche Design with similar specs but without the Porsche Design branding upfront.
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro has an all-metal unibody design and curved 2.5D glass on the front. It comes with a 5.5-inch Quad HD (2560 x 1440 pixels) AMOLED display. It is powered by a 2.5GHz octa-core Kirin 960 processor, clubbed with ARM Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. The phone comes in two RAM options 4GB and 6GB with 64GB and 128GB of internal memory respectively.
Similar to the Mate 9 and Mate 9 Porsche Design, the Mate 9 Pro also packs a dual rear-camera setup which includes a 20MP Monochrome sensor and a 12MP RGB sensor with Leica lenses, f/2.2 aperture, dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, CAF, Laser AF, OIS, 4K video recording and an 8MP front-facing camera with f/1.9 aperture.
The dual sim smartphone runs on Android 7.0 Nougat-based EMUI 5.0. It is backed by a 4000 mAh battery and support Huawei’s SuperCharge quick charge technology. Connectivity options include GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G. It measures at 152 x 75 x 7.5mm.
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro has been priced at 4699 Yuan (approx. Rs 46,553) for the 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant and 5299 Yuan (approx. Rs 52,504) for the 6GB RAM+128GB storage variant in China. To recall, the Mate 9 was launched at a price of 699 Euros (approx. Rs 51,612) in Europe and the Mate 9 Porsche Design for 1395 Euros (approx. Rs 1,02,991). It comes in Champagne Gold, Space Gray, Mocha Brown, Moonlight Silver and Ceramic White colours.
However, there is no word about its Indian availability yet. Stay tuned for more updates!