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    06 June 2016

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    Huawei P9, P9 Plus and P9 Lite

    Everything you need to know about the Huawei P9, Huawei P9 Plus and P9 lite!

    Huawei has upped their smartphone game with the release of three fabulous new P-series smartphones.

    One of the most exciting features about the P9 series is the camera. Huawei has teamed up with iconic camera brand Leica to create an outstanding dual lens camera. 'Leica and Huawei share an uncompromising commitment to imaging excellence, and our partnership will put outstanding photography into the hands of more consumers around the world,' said Oliver Kaltner, CEO, Leica. 

    However, it's not just the camera that's worth singing about. Here's a quick rundown of what you need to know about each of the devices. 

    Huawei P9 

    The 5.2-inch smartphone has a great camera, beautiful design, fast performance and long-lasting battery life.

    Key specs

    • Dual lens camera created in partnership with Leica, 8MP selfie camera
    • Kirin CPU
    • 3GB RAM
    • 5.2-inch FHD display
    • 3000mAh battery
    • Android Marshmallow with Emotion UI 
    • Fingerprint scanner

    Huawei P9 Plus 

    The larger 5.5-inch P9 Plus will appeal to phablet fans who prefer a bigger screen. Like the Huawei P9, it has an awesome camera, great looks and performance. The larger size of the P9 Plus means there's room for front-facing stereo speakers.

    Key specs

    • Dual lens camera created in partnership with Leica, 8MP selfie camera
    • Kirin CPU
    • 4GB RAM
    • 5.5-inch FHD display
    • 3400mAh battery
    • Android Marshmallow with Emotion UI 
    • Fingerprint scanner
    • Front-facing stereo speakers
    • Press Touch display

    Huawei P9 Lite 

    Also new from Huawei is the Huawei P9 Lite which is very similar to the Huawei P9, but doesn't have all the bells and whistles. Most notably, the camera is not dual lens and it is slightly less powerful. Nonetheless, it still looks great and has the nifty fingerprint scanner too.

    Key specs

    • 13MP camera, 8MP selfie camera
    • 3GB RAM
    • 5.2-inch FHD display
    • 3000mAh battery
    • Android Marshmallow with Emotion UI
    • Fingerprint scanner

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