Huawei P9 Launched for 39,999 INR: Sports a first of its kind Dual Lens Camera

Huawei P9

Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, the world’s 3rd largest smartphone manufacturer, has announced the launch of its latest Smartphone, the Huawei P9 at an event in Delhi. The newly unveiled Huawei P9 is created in collaboration with Leica Camera AG which is a globally renowned manufacturer of cameras and sport optics products. The USP of the P9 is that it is the first smartphone to have a dual-lens camera, setting new benchmarks in smartphone photography. The Huawei P9 is priced at 39,999 and will be available for purchase starting 18th of August.

The Delhi launch event was graced by popular Bollywood celebrities Boman Irani and Sushmita Sen. Being a hobby photographer himself, Boman has been playing with the P9 and its camera for the past few weeks and did present some of the spectacular photographs he took with it.

More About Huawei P9:

It was long anticipated that Huawei would be unveiling a Smartphone with some superior Camera specifications. This latest unveiling didn’t disappoint that argument. The two rear cameras of the Huawei P9 work in tandem to enable users to create images of superior detail, depth and color by capturing more light and stitching together both vivid colors and monochrome images.

Huawei P9

Huawei P9

With the launch of P9, Huawei is clearly targeting the premium end smartphone market and will mark its re-entry of Huawei in this segment after a period of almost 3 years.

The Huawei P9 has some kind of a premium look to it as each device is a construct of superior-grade 2.5D glass and an aerospace-class aluminum, with diamond-cut edges rounded out by carefully balanced curvatures.

The Huawei P9 comes in a three colours setting new industry standards in industrial design, with the use of techniques including brushed hairlines and metal polishing at micron-level precision to create a translucent metal surface.

Huawei P9 Specs at a Glance:

The Huawei P9 sports  a 5.2-inch 1080p display. The said Smartphone is powered by the Kirin 955 2.5GHz 64-bit ARM-based processor coupled with 3GB of RAM for multitasking. The 3,000 mAh high-density battery fuels the  P9 for long lasting usage.

Moreover, the P9 offers a virtual-triple-antenna architecture which is designed for users who need robust and seamless connectivity to cellular and Wi-Fi networks to fully harness the power of the mobile Internet no matter where they are in the world.

The Huawei P9 also possesses a biometric fingerprint recognition technology for security and privacy reasons.

Huawei P9

P9 camera sample

Huawei P9

P9 camera sample

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Peter Zhai, President,Huawei India, Consumer Business Group said,

“Huawei is known for many firsts. We introduced the first ever android smartphone of the world in India in 2011 and the launch of P9 is another feather in our cap. We are excited to give our valued customers the best smartphone photography experience by leveraging the unrivalled capabilities of Leica, the leader in the world of imaging for more than 100 years. We feel photography is a critical element in user experience in a smartphone and Huawei P9 users can now capture images with unmatched clarity, richness and authenticity, with a masterfully designed and powerful smartphone that looks, feels and performs exceptionally.”

With the collective efforts of Huawei and Leica, it is claimed by Huawei that the Huawei P9 brings together the best-in-class hardware and software, from optical lenses, to sensors, to image processing algorithms, empowering users to capture the highest-quality images.

Enhancing the  Huawei P9’s superlative imaging capabilities is a dual-lens camera design that fully unleashes the power of Leica’s optical lenses, renowned for precision and attention to detail, and subject to the industry’s most stringent quality screening requirements. Deploying Huawei’s Hybrid Focus technology, the Huawei P9 captures images with superior speed, accuracy and stability.

Ajay Yadav, Vice President – Mobiles, Flipkart,

“Flipkart has always aimed at providing a seamless shopping experience to its consumers and is constantly building its portfolio to offer the best choice of products. The launch of Huawei P9, one of the most awaited phones from the Huawei family, will be retailed online exclusively on Flipkart, reinforcing the trust that consumers have on the platform. We are certain that Huawei P9 will receive a positive response and we look forward to continuing this partnership in jointly offering consumers the power of technology in their hands.”

We shall soon cover the full hands on review of Huawei P9 and let our fellow readers know more about its camera and other performance benchmarks. SO stay tuned at TasteOfAndroid.