Huawei P9 Flagship Set to Launch at March 9 Event: Report
Huawei has sent out invites for a launch event on March 9 in Berlin, Germany, where it is expected to launch its latest flagship smartphone, Huawei P9. Additionally, some new live images showing the front and back panel of the handset have also made their way to the Internet.
As spotted by ifanr website, Huawei has posted an event invite image showing a glass and bottle with the text “Beer”. Nothing else has been mentioned by the company yet. The smartphone, as per latest rumours and leaks, is said to arrive in four variants a regular P9, P9 Lite, an enhanced version of P9, and P9 Max.
Some of the rumoured details about the fourth variant include larger screen, more RAM, and more storage. The highlight feature of the fourth Huawei P9 variant is said to be the camera. It is rumoured to sport a dual lens with dual sensor configuration featuring 12-megapixel sensor. The camera on the fourth model is expected to feature additional camera tricks such as post-capture refocus, simulated aperture adjustment, and other filter options.
The dual-camera setup has been corroborated by the newly leaked images said to be showing the Huawei P9. Posted by Evan Blass, a tipster on Twitter the image suggests the P9 to take most of the design clues from its predecessor. At the back two cameras are visible on the top corner along with autofocus sensors and dual-LED flash.
Although the purpose of the second camera is not yet known, it might likely be used for wide angle capture or for refocussing after the image has been captured. The all-metal device features chamfered edges around the front panel. A fingerprint sensor is also visible at the back. Other features seen include USB Type-C port, 3.5mm jack and loudspeaker.
The smartphone is rumoured to feature company’s native Kirin 950 processor, clubbed with 3GB RAM and Mali-T880 GPU. Other rumoured specifications are 32GB inbuilt storage, 12-megapixel rear camera with Leica lenses, and a 3900mAh battery.