Huawei Mate 9 Pro Quietly Announced With Dual Curved Edge Screen to Replace the Note 7
The arrival of Huawei Mate 9 and a separate PORSCHE DESIGN variant came at an expense; with no curved edge screen, it appears that the device didn’t have the one feature that would allow it to take on the Galaxy Note 7. However, Huawei has managed to announce yet another smartphone named Mate 9 Pro and it comes with a variety of hardware upgrades, including the dual curved edge screen that we continuously heard from previous rumors.
Packing the Same SoC, Huawei Mate 9 Pro Comes in a Variety of Hardware Flavors and a Cheaper Price Than the Note 7
Pretty much all the rest of the hardware specifications are constant between the Mate 9 Pro and the remaining models. This one, however, sports a dual curved edge display similar to the Note 7, although we don’t know the form of protection glass being used to cover the display. The device comes with the company’s homemade Kirin 960, which houses the Mali-G71 GPU. Combine the impressive processing power from both ends, and you get a mobile computing marvel that is not only efficient but it also compatible with Google’s Daydream VR platform.
Mate 9 Pro measures in at a 5.5-inch screen size and also sports an AMOLED display, thus satisfying the ideal Daydream VR requirements when it comes to display size, type, and resolution. It is also available to purchase in the 4 and 6GB RAM variants, with the higher RAM version giving you access to internal storage of 128GB, while the base model will only give you 64GB of storage. There is also a dual-camera present at the rear side and similar to the iPhone 7 Plus, we are confident that through the use of software and impressive camera technology, Mate 9 Pro would be able to create the impressive depth effect that you see on DSLR cameras.
The battery capacity is a 4,000mAh cell, and the starting price of the smartphone is 4,699 Yuan, or $687, making it far cheaper than a Galaxy Note 7. However, you should keep in mind that this is for the Chinese markets, so when it ships overseas, it is bound to be stamped with a larger price tag. Do you feel that the dual curved edge screen was the perfect addition to the Android flagship? Tell us your thoughts right away.