Huawei Mate 9

Announced:
Nov 3, 2016
Market status:
Released
Release date:
Jan 6, 2017

PhoneArena Rating:

8.0
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Display

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Display size:

5.9 inches

Resolution:

1080 x 1920 pixels

Pixel density:

373 ppi

Technology:

IPS LCD

Screen-to-body ratio:

77.39 %

Features:

Ambient light sensor, Proximity sensor

Camera

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Rear:

Dual camera

Main camera:

12 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus, CMOS image sensor, Back-illuminated sensor (BSI)

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal length: 27 mm; Sensor size: 1/2.9"; Pixel size: 1.25 μm

Second camera:

20 megapixels

Hardware Features:

Black and White, Optical image stabilization, Laser and Phase detection autofocus

Specifications:

Aperture size: F2.2; Focal Length: 27 mm

Flash:

Dual LED

Video recording:

3840x2160 (4K UHD)

Features:

Digital image stabilization, Video calling, Video sharing

Front:

8 megapixels

Features:

Autofocus

Design

Dimensions:

6.18 x 3.11 x 0.31 inches (156.9 x 78.9 x 7.9 mm)

Weight:

6.70 oz (190 g)
the average is 6 oz (172 g)

Materials:

Back: Metal

Biometrics:

Fingerprint (touch)

Colors:

Gold, Gray, Silver, Brown, White

Hardware & Performance

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System chip:

HiSilicon Kirin 960

Processor:

Octa-core, 2400 MHz, ARM Cortex-A73 and ARM Cortex-A53, 64-bit

GPU:

Mali-G71 MP8

RAM:

4 GB

Internal storage:

64 GB

Storage expansion:

up to 256 GB

OS:

Android (8.0 Oreo, 7.0 Nougat), Huawei Emotion UI

Battery

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Capacity:

4000 mAh

Charging:

Yes

Cellular

LTE (FDD):

Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9, 12, 17, 18, 19, 20, 26, 28, 29

LTE (TDD):

Bands 38, 39, 40

UMTS:

800, 850, 900, 1700/2100, 1900 MHz

Data:

LTE-A, HSPA

SIM type:

Nano SIM

Connectivity

Bluetooth:

4.2

Wi-Fi:

802.11 a, b, g, n, ac, dual-band

USB:

USB 2.0

Connector:

USB Type-C (reversible)

Features:

Mass storage device, USB charging

Mobile Payment:

Huawei Pay

Location:

GPS, A-GPS, Glonass, BeiDou

Other:

NFC, Tethering, Computer sync, OTA sync

Phone features

Sensors:

Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Compass, Hall (for flip covers), Barometer

Notifications:

Haptic feedback

Other features:

Voice dialing, Voice commands, Voice recording

Multimedia

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Screen mirroring:

DLNA

Speakers:

Earpiece, Loudspeaker

Headphones connector:

3.5mm

Regulatory Approval

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 04, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISMHA-L09 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.42 W/kg

Body:

0.60 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.39 W/kg

This device is also known as Huawei MHA-L09, Huawei MHA-L29

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Huawei Mate 9

MHA-L29 with Dual SIM

Differences from the main variant:

Dual SIM:

Shared with microSD

FCC approval:

Date approved:

Nov 03, 2016

FCC ID value:

QISMHA-L29 link

FCC measured SAR:

Head:

1.42 W/kg

Body:

0.60 W/kg

Simultaneous Transmission:

1.59 W/kg

Wireless Router:

1.39 W/kg

Huawei Mate 9

with 128 GB storage

Differences from the main variant:

RAM:

6 GB

Internal storage:

128 GB

Pros

  • High screen-to-body ratio (77.39 %)
  • Big battery (4000 mAh)

Cons

  • Low pixel density screen (373 ppi)

Description

Huawei Mate 9 is a pretty large smartphone - which isn't surprising, since it's succeeding the 6-inch Mate 8. The Mate 9 will sport a 5.9-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels) screen, offering an all-metal design, and a Leica-branded dual rear camera. The new handset is 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.

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