The Huawei Mate 9 will be Huawei's new flagship smartphone. Though there is still no word on when it would be released, there is already much speculation about it. A number of features have already been leaked about the coming smartphone even before it has been launched.
Previously, there have been rumors of the Huawei Mate 9 having dual 20 MP rear cameras. It is not certain yet whether the device will indeed pack 20 MP cameras, though it is still likely that it will have a dual camera configuration.
According to GSM Arena though the dual cameras would instead be 12 MP. The dual cameras would be able to support 4K video resolution. On its front, it will have an 8 MP camera. The dual cameras would be Leica branded ones, as it's said that Huawei and Leica have a joint venture agreement.
The Huawei Mate 9 will also be coming in three variants, as Android Authority reports. The top variant will have 256 GB internal storage and 6 GB RAM. Another model will have 128 GB storage and 4 GB RAM while a third one will have 64 GB storage and 4 GB RAM.
The Huawei Mate 9 is said to be coming with the Kirin 960 processor. It is said to also have a massive 4000mAh battery, which should give it many hours of usage. The smartphone would also be large with a 5.9-inch QHD screen, as Phone Arena has said. The Huawei Mate 9 will have Android Nougat 7.0 as its OS.
Prices for the smartphone range from 4,700 Yuan or about $700 for the 256 GB model, while the 128 GB model will be at 3,899 Yuan or $580. The 64 GB model will be at 3,199 Yuan or $480. Prices are still tentative and might likely still change once the smartphone is released.
There are various colors for the Huawei Mate 9. Black is said to be reserved for the top model. The 128 GB model will have brown and pink as its colors. The 64 GB model will come in white, gold and graphite. The Huawei Mate 9 is said to have its launch before the year ends but no exact date has been given yet.