Huawei has intensified the smartphone war in the Indian market with the launch of its latest flagship smartphone, called the Huawei P9. The biggest highlight of the phone is its Leica based dual rear camera set up. But is that all that this flagship smartphone offers? No, it is not. Besides a commendable, there is a lot more that Huawei P9 offers. From a metal body to mighty configuration, it has all the necessary ingredients of a premium flagship smartphone. In this post, we have listed 7 reasons why Huawei P9 is a much have smartphone.
Reasons Why Huawei P9 Is A Must Have Smartphone
Here are 7 reasons why Huawei P9 is a much have smartphone.
The Huawei P9 boasts of its Leica based dual camera set up on the rear which has been co-developed with Leica. The phone comes with 12 mega pixel dual rear cameras with dual-tone LED flash Laser Auto Focus, 1.25-micron pixels and Leica SUMMARIT lenses. While one of the lenses captures light in color, the other captures in monochrome. On the front, it sports an 8 mega pixel secondary camera. There are numerous modes in the camera app, such as monochrome, beauty, light painting, HDR and more.
Talking about the quality of images, it captures excellent shots in both outdoors and indoors. The low light performance of the camera is also impressive. The 8 mega pixel front camera also captures stunning selfies with good detailing and clarity. Here are some camera samples taken with the Huawei P9:
2. Premium Yet Strong Build
On aesthetics front, the Huawei P9 looks very premium. It comes with elegant metallic design with chamfered edges. The grip of the phone is good and the phone feels very comfortable to hold. There are thin lines above and below the display which add to the beauty of this phone. The antenna bands run through the back. One of the antenna bands is covered by a glossy ceramic band on the top which looks elegant. The rear also houses camera module and a fingerprint sensor along with Leica and Huawei branding.
Despite sporting a premium design, it feels sturdy and solid. Needless to say, it is one of the best looking smartphones that we have come across till date.
The Huawei P9 features a 5.2-inch full HD AMOLED display with 1080p resolution and 2.5D curved glass. The display looks bright, sharp and vibrant. The screen is easily viewable in sunlight as well. Video viewing experience on this phone is a delight.
4. Hardware & Performance
Under the hood, it packs an Octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 955 processor clubbed with 3GB of RAM. It houses 32GB of internal memory which can be further expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. On testing the phone on AnTuTu benchmarks, we got score of around 9300 points. We played a few games like Nova 3 and Asphalt 8 which it handled smoothly. We did not face any heating issues or lags or stutters during our time with the phone. Multitasking performance of this phone is also impressive. Overall performance of P9 is outstanding. We are impressed with how this phone handles everything seamlessly.
The Huawei P9 runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow with EMUI 4.1. The interface is clean and smooth. There is no app tray and instead all the apps are located on the home screen. It comes loaded with a lot of features like Wi-Fi+, floating dock, one hand UI and more.
There is a Wi-Fi+ feature that automatically switches between Wi-Fi and mobile data networks for smooth internet experience. It also turns on Wi-Fi automatically when you are in range of a known Wi-Fi network and switches the Wi-Fi toggle off and won’t auto connect to networks without internet connection.
The floating dock feature provides easy access to various functions like Back, Home, Recent Tasks and more. One hand UI feature minimizes the screen view and can be enabled by sliding finger across the navigation bar.
Powering the P9, is a 3000mAh battery which easily survives for a day. Full HD resolution display and some other factors make sure that the power consumption of the phone is optimal. The phone comes with USB Type-C port and also supports fast charging.
7. Fast & Accurate Fingerprint Sensor
Also onboard is a fast and accurate fingerprint sensor which unlocks the phone quickly. Besides main screen, fingerprint lock can also be used for securing different apps. Users can add up to 5 fingerprints.
The Huawei P9 packs almost all the essential ingredients of a premium flagship device. The offerings of this phone are not limited to a commendable camera and powerful specs. The Huawei P9 is a perfect blend of premium design, vibrant display, mighty hardware configuration, highly efficient UI and more. Without a doubt, it is a must have smartphone for all the buyers who are looking for a value for money high-end smartphone.