Huawei Technologies Japan have launched the 5.2 inch smartphone, P9 and P9 Lite in Japan. The company also churned out Huawei Watch specifically designed for women. Both products will made available in Japanese market starting June 17th.
The Huawei P9 is your typical android phone but packs a double lens camera packing two lens / sensors which are actually made by German camera maker, Leica. It has F2.2 and 27mm wide lens. The image sensor, IMX 286, is from Sony and the company says that there is 24 percent increase in size of image sensor from the outgoing Huawei P8.
There is a fingerprint sensor mounted on its back that can perform authentication and screen unlocking in less than 0.5 seconds. Other than fingerprint authentication, you can also use gesture recognition, shutter operation and so on.
Screen size, as mentioned earlier is 5.2inches and it packs full HD 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. The bezel of the Huawei P9 is mere 1.7mm. All of this requires some serious power and Huawei has equipped it with Cortex A72 2.5GHz quad core + Cortex-A53 1.8GHz quad core CPU mated to Mali T880 GPU, 16nm FinFET, eight core HiSilicon Kirin 955 SoC, 3GB RAM and 32GB flash storage. Interface selection includes USB Type-C port, Nano SIM card slot, microSDXC card slot (up to 128GB, placed in the nano SIM card slot), 8 million pixel front (F2.4), 1.2 MP rear camera × 2 (F2.2 ), equipped with IEEE 802.11a / b / g / n / ac-enabled wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, and the like. Equipped with a GPS / acceleration / compass / gyro / ambient light / proximity / HALL / fingerprint sensor.
Battery capacity is 3,000mAh. Body size is about 70.9 × 145 × 6.95mm (width × depth × height) and its weight is about 144 grams. Huawei P9 lite has same specs but packs a Cortex A53 CPU and 13MP camera from Sony.
At the same event, the company launched Hauwei Watch Elegant that is powered by Android Wear. It will retail for 61,800 Japanese yen. Its specs include Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2 GHz processor, 512MB RAM, 4GB flash storage, 1.4 inch circular AMOLED display that is also waterproof and dustproof. Interface selection includes 802.11n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.1 + LE, six axis motion sensor, barometer, heart rate sensor equipped with vibration motor. Battery capacity is 300 mAh.
June 13, 2016
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