Huawei will announce a new flagship device on November 3, possibly the Mate 9

Huawei will announce a new flagship device on November 3, possibly the Mate 9
Huawei today invited us to an exclusive press conference that will take place on November 3 in Munich, Germany. On that day, the company will officially unveil "a new flagship device."

Huawei didn't provide specific details about its upcoming device, but it's very likely that this is the rumored Mate 9.

The Huawei Mate 9 will be a pretty large smartphone - which isn't surprising, since it's succeeding the 6-inch Mate 8. It's said that the Mate 9 will sport a 5.9-inch Quad HD (1440 x 2560 pixels) screen, offering an all-metal design, and a Leica-branded dual rear camera. The new handset is expected to be powered by an octa-core HiSilicon Kirin 960 processor, further featuring a 4000 mAh battery, up to 6 GB of RAM, and up to 256 GB of storage space.

We liked the Mate 8 for its design and battery life, but we weren't impressed with its display, user interface, and cameras. Let's hope the Mate 9 will bring improvements on all fronts. Until we hear more about this, you can check out a series of alleged Huawei Mate 9 renders in the slideshow below (right now, we can't be sure that this is what the real device will look like).

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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. tywinlannister

Posts: 27; Member since: Aug 24, 2015

Looks ugly

3. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Mate 9...? Mate Nine...? Why, it brings wrong kind of thoughts in my rotten brain... Oh well... Perhaps I'm a bit too OLD SKOOL, eh? G'Day!

15. iC-118

Posts: 260; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

Looks super sexy.

17. BoardDWorld

Posts: 117; Member since: Aug 17, 2016

Huawei put a lot more into advertising than they do into their phones.

5. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

Ugly? If THAT'S ugly then I've no idea what BEAUTY is...! Beauty lies in the eyes of the beholder... And... Better hear this out, toy might mean something... Ugliness lies in the heart of the beholder... Think about it... G'Day!

6. GreenMan

Posts: 2698; Member since: Nov 09, 2015

"toy might mean something." Sigh... Darn keyboard, totally ruined the 'moment'... I meant to say; "You might learn something..."

14. Furbal unregistered

Liking that white one very much. Needs to hit ebay quickly so I can import one when they are released

8. bobafett01

Posts: 1; Member since: Sep 29, 2016

i just hope that the 6gb version comes to europe not like the mate 8 and china gets the 4gb version and we dont. i would have this Beauty than a iphone or a Samsung note 7 grenade.


Posts: 769; Member since: Jul 28, 2016

My next phone. I will import if necessary.

11. lpratas

Posts: 398; Member since: Nov 09, 2011

The Kirin 960 is Artemis arm Cortex A73 architechture. The people who say that is Cortex A72 are totally wrong. Please search in the net and confirm. It's A73.

12. Omran2000

Posts: 101; Member since: Aug 18, 2016

The real beauty .... I just hope it doesn't get an unlogical score of 7/10

16. fyah_king unregistered

Oh, it will. IPhonearena will not let any phone score higher than their mighty iPhone 7 and 7 plus.

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