Huawei has been a well known brand in the technology segment, and has gained significant share of the smartphone market. The company recent introduced its much talked about flagship smartphone, the Huawei P9 in India amid much fan fare.
The P9 is a camera centric smartphone that brings top of the line specifications combined with premium design. For the Huawei P9 smartrphone, the company partnered with well reputed camera lense makers, the Leica, to offer best in class photography experience to users.
Huawei first launched the P9 smartphone back in April at an event held in London. Since then the company has sold 1.4million units of the phone already. After a few months of its global unveiling, the company launched the phone in India on August 17.
Priced at Rs 39,999, the Huawei P9 has been placed in the upper mid-range category to take on its premium rivals as well as to beat its Chinese competitors.
A camera with cellular connectivity!
If you have been looking for a phone that brings an awesome camera, then the Huawei P9 smartphone is the device for you!
Speaking of its dual-camera, the Huawei P9 smartphone boast a 12MP dual camera set-up, which employs Leica SUMMARIT H 1:2.2/27 aspherical lens & 1.25-micron pixels promising the users with amazing image quality in low light conditions.
The dual rear camera on P9 has one sensor that captures colour, while the other is monochrome sensor that doubles up as depth sensor. It lets user click an image and then selectively refocus on any focus point. The camera is also good to give Bokeh effect to photos.
The 12MP rear camera has f/2.2 aperture, but is good for shooting in low light conditions or night shots. Moreover, with features such as timelapse and slow-mo options, one can create beautiful videos to reminisce. The phone also features a dedicated HDR option for creating sharp videos.
Thanks to the brilliant camera features and performance, the Huawei P9 can easily be called as a camera that also brings cellular connectivity features.
A visual treat!
The 5.2-inch 1080x1920p (424 ppi) display on the Huawei P9 is a perfect-sized screen. It can be used single handedly and is easily manageable. The display is crisp, sharp and bright, reproduces colours well and offers great viewing angles.
Moreover, Huawei has included the ability to adjust the color temperature of the display on the P9. The company also lets user to adjust the display setting to make it cooler or warmer as per their preference. It has preset options - Default, Warm and Cold, and user can add specific color tints to the display using the color circle adjustment panel.
Feather Smooth performance:
Speaking of the processor, the Huawei P9 is powered by in-house HiSilicon Kirin 955 octa-core chipset with four Cortex A73 cores clocked at up to 2.5GHz and four Cortex A53 cores clocked at up to 1.5GHz.
The chipset is supported with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage to ensure smooth performance of the phone. The chipset is pretty powerful to take care of multitasking, and heavy apps with ease. Moreover, it is battery efficient to keep the phone running for longer.
Easy to operate
The Huawei P9 is brings Android Marshmallow on board, topped with the company's native Emotion UI. The good part is that the phone brings useful and user friendly customizations and feature additions.
For example, instead of physical navigation buttons, it has alternate navigational keys with a floating dock that can be positioned anywhere on the screen. It can be enabled from settings. Also, there is a small circle on the side of the screen that can be dragged out and placed anywhere.
The circle features on-screen Home, Back and Multitasking buttons and the shortcuts to turn off the screen and clear the apps that run in the background as well.
Moreover, the phone lets you open an app by tapping on the display with your knuckle and drawing the corresponding initial letter. It is a unique feature that can be enabled in the motion control option in settings.