Huawei, much like its fans, is excited to announce the unveiling of their flagship phone for the second half of the year, the Huawei Mate 9. The unveiling will be the highlight of their November 3 event in Munich, Germany. According to two people that very much knowledgeable about the manufacturer's plans, Huawei will be showing off two distinct body styles for the device during the said event, which includes one with a curved display.
The Mate 9 will match the Galaxy S7 and the iPhone 7
Leaked online by some New York-themed codenames, Manhattan and Long Island, the upcoming smartphones model will feature a dual-edge curved display, much like a Samsung Edge-esque handsets, as well as some similar sizes with the infamous Note 7. This much-anticipated smartphone is widely considered as Huawei's direct answer to the Samsung S7/S7 Edge, and the iPhone 7/7 Plus, and judging by their feature-by-feature comparison, it does seem like Huawei borrowed some of the features from the said smartphones and incorporated it into their latest masterpiece, along with some significant improvements and enhancements visually and internally. The device was also said to feature a QHD resolution in order to support Android's Daydream VR capabilities.
Specs and what to expect
Some notable specs that have already leaked out online for the Huawei Mate 9 are "very much accurate," according to an unknown smartphone analyst. Upon release, the Mate 9 will be featuring a 64-bit, 8-core HiSilicon Kirin 960 Operating system on a chip at the very core of the device, a 6.0-inch screen, some various memory configurations, which will top out at a very decent 6GB of RAM and 256GB worth of storage capacity. The leaks also continue towards the main camera, having dual-lens capabilities, a dual-sensor Leica design, which is similar to the company's former flagship smartphone - which was just over half a year ago, the Huawei P9, with the lenses and sensors both seeing some improvements at f/2.0 and 20 megapixels each.