Huawei might have its own full screen concept phone; Mate 9/Mate 9 Pro to be unveiled November 14th?

The Xiaomi Mi MIX is turning heads with its 6.4-inch screen that Xiaomi says takes up 91.3% of the front body. The look has captivated smartphone buyers and the first flash sale featuring the phone resulted in a sell out in just 10 seconds. Other manufacturers are taking note. Just the other day, we passed along a photo reportedly showing an image of a new Meizu phone with a screen that appears to cover about 100% of the phone's body. There are no buttons on the front of the device, and the fingerprint scanner is embedded under the screen.

Today, a weibo post reveals that Huawei is working on something it calls a "Quad-edge screen." It will look like a concept phone and might feature a futuristic appearance. All four sides of the front glass are said to carry a curved-edge look. It would be border-less and bezel-less. The post on weibo suggests that Huawei might produce such a phone under a whole new brand. Another possibility is that it could be developed under Huawei's honor sub-brand.

Speaking of Huawei, a invitation that appeared in China today seems to call for the unveiling of the Huawei Mate 9 and Mate 9 Pro to be held on November 14th, which is a week from today. The Mate 9 with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage will be priced at the equivalent of $472 USD. 4GB of RAM with 64GB of internal storage will cost the equivalent of $576 USD. And the top-of-the-line unit with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage will cost the equivalent of $694 USD.

The Huawei Mate 9 Pro is rumored to be available in two tiers. The model with 6GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage will be priced at the equivalent of $679 USD. And it will take the equivalent of $767 USD to purchase the model with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of internal storage. 

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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

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15 Comments

2. sissy246

Posts: 7035; Member since: Mar 04, 2015

I don't mind some like my note 5. The sides are perfect to me. The top and bottom maybe just a little less. Bezel less phone will be harder to hold.

15. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Nah, Xiaomi have had it mastered for several years:http://img.mp.itc.cn/upload/20161106/c81ee5f1fb14405ebed60cce6340d9b9_th.jpg

18. neela_akaash

Posts: 1239; Member since: Aug 05, 2014

Xiaomi is doing great things in Smartphone Industry....

3. CreeDiddy

Posts: 2135; Member since: Nov 04, 2011

Again this is what will happen. Apple does it one time and gets it right, while Android vendor's become all and one of the same...It is great to be the first to do it, but there is nothing signature of going bezeless as all Android vendor's will do the same.

4. fyahking

Posts: 1146; Member since: Jan 28, 2015

So you still watch your movies with your tube tv?

12. nodes

Posts: 1154; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

when people do multiwindow on a 5.5" phone you know how bad this generation is.

10. mafiaprinc3

Posts: 585; Member since: May 07, 2012

Like they stole Microsoft living images and called it Apple live photos and pretend they invented it, they need to innovate and stop copying and talking how they went to drawing board and created, they went to drawing board and copy, not hating on Apple but they need to innovate and stop this crap

5. aljololzz

Posts: 85; Member since: Nov 07, 2016

less/no bezels = innovation

8. ibend

Posts: 6747; Member since: Sep 30, 2014

nope.. no 3.5 jack = innovation /s

6. bryancotton84

Posts: 14; Member since: May 10, 2012

Um hasn't this phone already been unveiled? Does the China market get their own special event?

9. monoke

Posts: 1151; Member since: Mar 14, 2015

Can't wait for these evolutionary designs to come out. I would hold off buying any big bezeled (pixel, iphones) in the meantime cuz these are gonna make them look like antiques real quick!! lol

13. Mobilephile

Posts: 165; Member since: Nov 25, 2012

Hold off? Not even thinking about them & I ignore all pixel/apple articles

14. tango_charlie

Posts: 347; Member since: Nov 16, 2011

It's just a dual edge mate 9 just like the Porsche design mate 9 but without the Porsche branding. You can already pre order the device on some Chinese online shops

16. mazallah

Posts: 22; Member since: Jul 29, 2016

Considering that the picture has an apparent and visible frame, i'd say that this is more like the Mi Mix phone. Or atleast hoping just that. Since I have fairly large hands, I love that kind of design.

17. TrackPhoneUser

Posts: 256; Member since: Oct 21, 2015

2017 year of bezel less phones.

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