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Four Huawei P9 versions reportedly coming this year

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Four Huawei P9 versions reportedly coming this year
Last year, Huawei released three P8 smartphones: the regular, 5.2-inch P8, the affordable 5.0-inch P8 lite, and the giant 6.8-inch P8max. According to Venture Beat, Huawei is planning to release successors to each of these handsets this year - and we assume they're going to be called Huawei P9, Huawei P9 lite, and Huawei P9max. Reportedly, a fourth P9 variant is also in the making, and this should be the most advanced of the bunch.

Venture Beat has it that the fourth Huawei P9 smartphone should be "feature-enhanced", sporting a display larger than the screen of the regular P9, but smaller than the one of the P9max. For the record, the regular P9 is expected to have a 5.2-inch display, but there's no word on how large the screen of the P9max will be (over 6 inches is probably a good guess). It's said that this feature-enhanced P9 will offer more RAM and storage space, as well as a dual-lens 12 MP rear camera. This would be Huawei's second smartphone to come with a dual rear camera, after the Honor 6 Plus from late 2014 (pictured above).

Not long ago, we saw a diagram that allegedly presented the design of the P9 (see below), including a dual rear camera, and a hardware home button that may include a fingerprint scanner. The design might be accurate only if we talk about this alleged fourth P9 model - which, according to Venture Bear, is the only one that's expected to offer a dual-lens camera.

At least one P9 model will likely be powered by Huawei's own octa-core Kirin 950 processors. All versions should run Android Marshmallow.

Apparently, Huawei will not announce the P9 series at MWC 2016 next month (when many important smartphone makers, including Samsung and LG, are planning to unveil new devices), instead intending to host a separate event sometime in March.

Are you looking forward to seeing what Huawei has in store for us?

Four Huawei P9 versions reportedly coming this year

source: Venture Beat

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posted on 18 Jan 2016, 20:31 4

1. manojmcn (Posts: 422; Member since: 16 Jul 2015)


Beware Samsung, Huawei also unleashing their Galaxy!

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 21:33

6. ibend (Posts: 3885; Member since: 30 Sep 2014)


maybe.. they said its four P9 version, so it maybe: regular P9, P9 edge, P9 note, and P9 premium, lol

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 02:39

9. Predator-X (banned) (Posts: 44; Member since: 07 Jan 2016)


best looking was that one on the pic

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 20:37 1

2. Adimane01 (Posts: 20; Member since: 11 Jan 2016)


Damn Huawei already has a great design language God knows why they imitating Samsung's design language.

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 20:39

3. Adimane01 (Posts: 20; Member since: 11 Jan 2016)


A QHD phone with T880 MP4. No sorry

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 20:59 3

4. realjjj (Posts: 363; Member since: 28 Jan 2014)


lol the source actually sais that none of the models will have 1440p.

posted on 18 Jan 2016, 21:33

5. carlemillward (unregistered)


Yeah, it says Nexus 6P will still be the only QHD Huawei.

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 00:34

7. Ghost04 (Posts: 333; Member since: 03 May 2014)


I hope they never use that stupid physical button like Sam & I-Fruite .
Their mate serise design is great , they should try it in P-Serise .

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 01:50

8. Dr.SamX (Posts: 153; Member since: 19 Jan 2015)


I absolutely LOVE Huawei's devices for their design and HATE them for EMUI (I have a P8). If only one could get an AOSP Rom on them...

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 09:17

10. redmd (Posts: 1250; Member since: 26 Oct 2011)


You should get the nexus 6P

posted on 19 Jan 2016, 09:56

11. redbaronk12 (Posts: 85; Member since: 14 Dec 2013)


A 6” Huawei Nexus would be the best yet

posted on 22 Jan 2016, 11:18

12. JunBringer (Posts: 137; Member since: 01 Oct 2012)


Bring on that giant P9max!

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