Smartphone industry has reached a point where the competition has shifted from mere specifications and price game to software features and experience.
However with software features, it is important that a smartphone has supporting hardware to keep the performance levels up and challenging. While many smartphone still believe in meeting the criteria set by rivals, there are a very few that actually bring innovation in their smartphones, be it in the form of software or hardware.
Huawei is a brand name that is well associated with the term 'innovative', for the company is willing to bring the best technology, combining hardware and software, for a flawless user experience. Huawei has been a trend setter in its own segment.
The company has emerged as a global leader in filling maximum patents, not only in China but overseas. With so many patents under its name, the company puts constant efforts towards offering the best users experience on its products. The brand has its own space in the smartphone market, which is flooded with players that lack innovation and have devices with similar specifications.
The company recently launched its flagship smartphone, called Huawei P9, with top of the line specifications and features in India, for a price of Rs 39,999. The phone is a perfect example of the idiom, beauty with brain.
However, what sets it apart is its revolutionary dual-camera. It is not that we have not seen a dual-camera set up on any other smartphone before. There have been devices like HTC One M8 and other. However, none has ever used Leica's lens to offer extra-ordinary camera performance.
Leica is a brand that is known for its cameras and lenses. The company is a premium camera maker, which is specially known for its camera's exceptionally good black and white photography capabilities. It is a preferred brand for most professional photographers.
For the Huawei P9 smartphone, the Chinese tech giant, Huawei partnered with Leica to ensure that its consumers get unmatchable photography experience on their smartphone. In fact, Huawei's collaboration with Leica is a new form of innovation which has sent shockwaves through the smartphone industry.
The P9 features 12MP dual-camera set up, employing Leica SUMMARIT lenses with 1.25-micron pixels, to deliver high image quality even in low light conditions. The camera has depth of field with selective focus technology to let users change focus point at any time, and get best of photography results.
The phone is also capable of capturing images with Bokeh effect, just like professional DSLR camera. Knowing that Leica is known for its proficiency in black and white shots, one of the phone's sensors is meant to give you the best monochrome shots, resulting in extraordinary black and white images. Besides aforementioned, there are editing tools, manual setting mode and much more to the camera of the phone.
Speaking of specifications and details of the Huawei P9, it comes with a 5.2-inch FHD display with a 1920×1080 pixel resolution, and Kirin 955 SoC with octa-core clocked at 2.5GHz with 64-bit ARM-based processor with 4GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. It runs Android 6.0 Marshmallow, is powered by a 3000mAh battery and has a microSD card slot and a hybrid dual-SIM slot.