Amazon, Best Buy, B&H take $100 off the Huawei Mate 9; sale price is $399.99

Yesterday, we passed along some talk about AT&T possibly carrying the Huawei Mate 10 Pro. And yes, this is a fabulously well-spec'd and good looking device. But if there is one thing we've learned this year, it is that well-spec'd phones that turn heads also turn wallets; inside out that is. The Mate 10, which like the Mate 10 Pro is probably weeks away from a stateside launch, will also be on the pricey side. But if you want a phone that still performs, and makes the average Joe/Jill swoon with a glance, you might want to grab the Huawei Mate 9, now on sale from three retailers.

For a limited time only, Amazon, Best Buy and B&H will gladly sell you the Mate 9 for $399.99. That is $100 off the usual price. The Mate 9 features a 5.9-inch LCD display, carrying a 1080 x 1920 resolution. Powering the unit is the Kirin 960 chipset, which is equipped with an octa-core 2.4GHz CPU and the Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. 4GB of RAM is inside along with 64GB of expandable native storage. Those seeking additional storage can access the 256GB capacity microSD slot.

The dual-camera setup in back includes 12MP and 20MP sensors, and there is a front-facing 8MP snapper to shoot selfies and video chats. Keeping the lights on a 4000mAh battery, and the EMUI skin runs on top of Android Nougat. Yes boys and girls, you can start to pour milk into a glass; the phone is believed to be just weeks away from receiving the Oreo update.

Best Buy points out that this deal is also one of its Black Friday specials, and at B&H, the deal comes to a close tonight at midnight. We should point out that this is an unlocked GSM model which means it will work in the U.S. on AT&T and T-Mobile.

If you can't wait for the Mate 10 or Mate 10 Pro to land on U.S. soil, or you are looking for a bargain for a very capable handset, check out the Mate 9 sale by clicking on the sourcelink.

source: Amazon, BestBuy, B&H via AndroidPolice

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Mate 9
  • Display 5.9" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 12 MP / 8 MP front
  • Processor HiSilicon Kirin, Octa-core, 2400 MHz
  • Storage 64 GB + microSDXC
  • Battery 4000 mAh



1. fyah_king unregistered

This is a great phone.

2. Avenger337

Posts: 93; Member since: Apr 14, 2013

Excellent offer

3. Crispin_Gatieza

Posts: 3166; Member since: Jan 23, 2014

My only issue with the Mate 9 is that EMUI does not play well with launchers. They work, but not very well. Outside of that it's a kick-ass phone.

4. cocoy

Posts: 464; Member since: Oct 30, 2015

Yeah, the icons don't change when you use launcher. I'm using the Nova Launcher Prime but the icons is still EMUI a square with rounded corners like iOS.

5. KingSam

Posts: 1505; Member since: Mar 13, 2016

Apply an icon pack from Nova settings. What I used to do is just find an EMUI theme with icons I like, apply it and then install the launcher. There are tons of themes on xda for example. Just Google EMUI themes and they're all free and customized by the community.

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