Huawei P9 Plus Finally Gets A Price Tag For Its Impressive Hardware And Looks

Omar Sohail
Posted Apr 27, 2016
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In addition to its P9 Lite, Huawei P9 Plus has had its official pricing details unveiled so let us take a look at them to see what the company is going to charge us for its premium flagship handset.

Huawei P9 Plus

Huawei P9 Plus Costs A Whopping 3988 Yuan For The 64GB Internal Storage Version

Armed with a Kirin 955, Huawei P9 Plus features the following processor configuration:

  • Quad-core 2.5GHz Cortex-A72
  • Quad-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53

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Additionally, this is the first lineup from Huawei to sport an AMOLED display, signaling that these type of displays are getting more popular and are not just going to be present on Samsung’s mobile devices. Huawei P9 Plus features a 5.5-inch screen and consumers will be able to purchase two internal storage models. However, it would be wise to purchase the 64GB storage model, since both models feature the same amount of RAM and there’s also a MicroSD card slot for you to expand your storage up to 128GB.

Huawei P9 Plus Finally Gets A Price Tag For Its Impressive Hardware And Looks

Moving on, the smartphone sports a dual-camera setup, with each sensor being a 12MP shooter. Unfortunately, the F/2.2 aperture is not wide enough to let significant amount of light in. In fact, you will be surprised to hear that the front camera has an aperture of F/1.9. Just like Mate S, Huawei P9 Plus features a 3D Touch Display and according to more details that we unearthed, the smartphone has 18 dedicated applications and controls for you to take advantage of the pressure sensitive display.

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Thanks to its large screen, Huawei was able to accommodate a larger cell underneath its hood, and that value stands in at 3,400mAh. Since most manufacturers have started to switch to USB-C cables, it should not come as a surprise that Huawei P9 Plus also came with this particular connector. The battery is compatible with a fast charging feature, but we are not so sure that it is due to the connector itself that will contribute to this.

Huawei P9 Plus (3)

For all pricing and hardware specification details, we have compiled a table for you right at the bottom. Indeed, Huawei P9 Plus is an expensive smartphone, and we would like to know your thoughts on its pricing, hardware, and aesthetics.

Huawei P9 Plus hardware specifications 
ChipsetHiSilicon Kirin 955
ProcessorQuad-core 2.5GHz Cortex-A72 and quad-core 1.8GHz Cortex-A53
RAM4GB
Internal storage64 or 128GB
External storageYes, up to 128GB but will utilize second SIM card slot
Screen size and display type5.5-inch Super AMOLED
Resolution
1080p
Battery capacity3,400mAh
Rear camera Dual 12 MP, F/2.2, 27 mm, Leica optics, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash
Front camera8 MP, F/1.9, autofocus, 1080p recording capability at 30FPS
Wireless connectivity options802.11ac, Bluetooth 4.2, Bluetooth LE
USB InterfaceType-C USB
Available colorsHaze Gold, Quartz Grey, Ceramic White
Pricing details3988 Yuan for 64GB storage model ($613.94)

4388 Yuan for 128GB storage model ($675.52)

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