Huawei announced the launch of the Mate 9 Pro smartphone in 2016. The manufacturer is offering the Huawei Mate 9 Pro phone with 5.5 inch display, HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 128 GB of internal storage.
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro series was launched with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) pre-installed, but it is upgradable to newer versions of OS as they become available. The 5.5 inch phone comes with a high resolution AMOLED display (1440 x 2560 px). AMOLED displays are used in many high-end and flagship devices. This smartphone has a single camera on the back (12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization). The single camera setup can be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The Mate 9 Pro also features a 8 MP front-facing camera.
Huawei Mate 9 Pro specifications
|Name||Mate 9 Pro|
|Dimensions||5.98 x 2.95 x 0.3 inch|
|Colors||champagne, rose-gold, silver|
|SIM type||Nano SIM|
The weight of Huawei Mate 9 Pro is about 5.96 oz with battery, which is average compared to most of the smartphones with same size. The dimensions of this Huawei smartphone are average (5.98 x 2.95 x 0.3 inch). Smaller smartphones are more compact and easier to carry around, but they may have smaller displays that can be harder to read and interact with. A Nano SIM is a small (12.3 x 8.8 x 0.67 mm) chipcard that is used in smartphones as a subscriber identity module (SIM) for connecting to a cellular network.
|OS version||Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)|
|SoC||HiSilicon Kirin 960|
|CPU||Octa-core, Quad-core 2.4 GHz Cortex-A73, Quad-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53|
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS. Android is a mobile operating system developed by Google based on a modified version of the Linux kernel and other open-source software. The Mate 9 Pro utilizes HiSilicon Kirin 960 chipset. This octa-core CPU is managed by an advanced scheduler that allocates tasks to the CPU for speed and power efficiency in real time.
The Mate 9 Pro utilizes Mali-G71 MP8 GPU. A GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a specialized chip that is primarily designed to handle and accelerate the processing of graphics and visual data. It is responsible for rendering images, videos, and animations on a smartphone screen. ARM Mali GPUs are widely used in mobile devices and have a good reputation for performance and power efficiency. They offer competitive performance and power efficiency, making them suitable for a range of applications, including gaming, multimedia, and user interface rendering.
|Screen size||5.5 inch|
|Resolution||1440 x 2560 px|
The Mate 9 Pro features a 5.5 inch AMOLED display. AMOLED displays enable an Always-On Display feature, where a portion of the screen remains active to display information such as time, date, notifications, or custom widgets, even when the rest of the display is off. The 5.5 inch display make this smartphone pocket-friendly. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. A larger screen typically requires more power to illuminate, which can impact battery life. The display of Huawei Mate 9 Pro is multitouch capable. Multitouch technology enables the device's touchscreen to detect and interpret multiple touch points on the screen simultaneously.
|Internal storage||128 GB|
|Memory card slot||microSD|
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM in a smartphone can provide benefits in terms of performance and multitasking. When you have more RAM, you can keep more apps and processes open in the background without slowing down the device. 128 GB of internal storage should be more than enough for their needs. The Mate 9 Pro has 128 GB of internal storage. The memory of Huawei Mate 9 Pro (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (128 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card. A microSD card is a type of small, removable flash memory card used to store digital information.
|Main camera||12 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus, optical image stabilization|
|Selfie camera||8 MP|
The Mate 9 Pro offers only a single-camera setup. The single camera can still be sufficient for many smartphone users, depending on their photography needs and preferences. The main camera of the Mate 9 Pro is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus. The main camera of Mate 9 Pro has optical image stabilization (OIS) to counteract camera shake. Optical image stabilization is a must for anyone shooting without a tripod with a long lens or in low light conditions.
|GSM 2G bands||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|Network coverage||2G / 3G / 4G|
|Wi-Fi||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Headphone||3.5 mm jack|
The Huawei Mate 9 Pro supports 4G/LTE networks. 4G is the fourth generation of mobile phone technology. 4G provides faster data transfer speeds compared to previous generations. It offers peak download speeds ranging from 100 Mbps to 1 Gbps, depending on the specific network and implementation. The Huawei Mate 9 Pro like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. Wi-Fi networks offer several advantages over wired networks, including greater mobility, flexibility, and convenience.
The Mate 9 Pro smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. Bluetooth is a wireless communication technology that allows devices to connect and communicate with each other over short distances. The Mate 9 Pro has a GPS receiver. GPS allows smartphones to determine their precise location and provide accurate navigation and mapping services. This includes turn-by-turn directions, real-time traffic updates, points of interest, and alternative routes.
The Mate 9 Pro comes with NFC (Near Field Communication) functionality. Near Field Communication (NFC) is a short-range wireless connectivity technology that makes life easier and more convenient for consumers around the world by making it simpler to make transactions, exchange digital content, and connect electronic devices with a touch. The Mate 9 Pro phone doesn't have built-in FM radio receiver.
The Mate 9 Pro has an USB Type-C port. Type-C is a small, reversible connector that can be plugged in to a device in either orientation, making it more convenient to use than older USB connectors that only worked when plugged in a certain way. The Mate 9 Pro smartphone has a 3.5 mm headphone jack. A 3.5 mm headphone jack is a small round port, that allows you to connect wired headphones or earphones to the device.
|Type||Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable|
The Li-Po 4000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Mate 9 Pro isn't removable without voiding the warranty.
|Sensors||accelerometer, barometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, hall, light, proximity|
|Specials||Dual SIM, Fast charging, EMUI 5.0|
Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Mate 9 Pro phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Huawei phones come with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear.
The Mate 9 Pro phone comes with a compass sensor. A compass sensor is a device that provides accurate directions in relation to the earth's North and South magnetic poles. The ambient light sensor detects the level of ambient light in the surrounding environment. The main purpose of a light sensor in a smartphone is to automatically adjust the brightness of the device's display. The Dual SIM capability of Huawei Mate 9 Pro phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.
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