Huawei is yet to announce the Mate 9 flagship and fans eagerly wait for the exclusive event that will take place in Munich, on November 3, when the manufacturer is expected to introduce the new phablet. Reports about its specs have surfaced a month ago, and in this article we’ll tell you everything you need to know about this device that will come pre-installed with Android 7.0 Nougat.
Dimensions and weight of the Mate 9 haven’t been leaked yet, but it seems that the display will be an IPS-NEO LCD with a size of 5.9-inch, which will support a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels that will result in a pixel density of 373 ppi. On the metal back will be found a dual camera setup with Leica certification and the system will consist of a 20MP and a 12MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0, OIS, phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash. Below the two cameras will be placed the fingerprint scanner and on the front side will sit the selfie camera with a lower resolution of 8MP.
While we don’t have any information about the battery capacity, we have been informed that under the hood will debut the Kirin 960 chipset that will support an octa-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A53 processor and 4GB of RAM, coupled with the 64GB or 128GB variants or 6GB of RAM if users will pick the variant with 256GB of flash storage on board.
The 64GB variant is rumored to cost between $480 and $510 and it will be available in three colors, the 128GB variant will come in five colors and it will cost $585, while the 256GB variant will be sold for $705 and there will be six color options. On top of Android 7.0 Nougat will run Huawei’s new Emotion UI 5.